Stories tagged with: Big Brother Big Sisters

August 4, 2015 - 7:43pm
16 weeks 3 days ago

Big Brothers, Big Sisters hosted its annual Appreciation Dinner at Bryan Place Aug 4.

Many were awarded for their efforts in the program this year. Kyle Shumaker and Jacklyn Krushensky took home Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year. Executive Director Mollie Crooks said they showed their commitment to children's well being to earn the title.

"In this case Jacklyn had a pretty big impact in Seth's life," said Crooks. "Seth is a young man who is autistic and so she...

June 4, 2014 - 6:20pm
1 year 25 weeks ago


Big Brothers Big Sisters is sending twelve kids to camp this summer.

Tim Horton's is providing the chance for six students to go to their adventure and leadership camps in Kentucky and Canada. The rest of the children will be attending a camp hosted by the Ohio Attorney General's Office with help from local law enforcement.

" The cool things with the Bagdes for Baseball Camp is once they get to Maryland, they are basically decked out with their baseball...

April 2, 2014 - 3:12pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

 If you haven't signed up for this years Bowl For Kids Sake event you still have time!

Bowling for Big Brothers Big Sisters takes place this year at Sunrise Strikes, Thursday April 24th to Saturday April 26th. Team members can enjoy a free game of bowling, pizza provided by Papa Johns, pepsi, music, and door prizes. It's a fun evening to give to our area youth and raise funds for a good cause.

"Bowl for Kids Sake is our largest fund raiser of the year,...

July 25, 2013 - 2:59pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

A local organization is looking for volunteers and donations to make a difference in the lives of area children.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Zanesville has two outreach programs throughout the year, the first being a community based program where littles and bigs are matched and meet outside of school. The second, is school based program that will gear up in mid August. Elementary students are matched with a big once a week for a hour during the school day.

"That program is...

July 17, 2013 - 8:12pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

Dancing with the Divas local celebrity competition is more than a week away but one dancing duo hosted an additional fund-raising event to raise even more money for their charity.

Dancing partners, Kevin Knapp and Debbie Grubb, are one of the eight pairs of dancers and they have selected Big Brothers Big Sisters as their local charity to raise money for at the Dancing with the Divas contest as well as a smaller fund-raising event this evening at Eaglesticks Golf Club.


October 26, 2011 - 4:55pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

There has never been a better time to make a difference in the life of a child.

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to help kids reach their potential through one-on-one relationships with mentors.  Executive Director Mollie Crooks said the Zanesville chapter is in dire need of volunteers.

"Right now we have about 80 children on a waiting list in our area," said Crooks.  "Our agency serves Muskingum, Morgan and Guernsey counties.  In those...

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