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The Difference A Mentor Can Make In A Kid’s Life

Big Brother Shares His Nearly 8-Year Journey With His Little

  National Mentoring Month gives you a chance to make a real difference in a child’s life. Josh Andres has been Welsere’s Big Brother for nearly eight years through Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Josh says he’s seen his Little Brother go from a little kid who wasn’t succeeding in school to a high school student proud of passing all his classes….

Big Brothers Big Sisters is Teaming up With the F-M Modern Sewing Guild

Creating masterpieces at Liberty Middle School

  WEST FARGO, N.D. – Six Bigs and Littles take part in creating masterpieces at Liberty Middle School. Each pair makes two pillows and donates one to F-M Wine and Dine silent auction. Members of the guild hope sewing is something more people become interested in again. “It’s a way for us to kind of get our name out into…

LIVE: New Logo Hopes To Lead To New Mentors For Big Brothers Big Sisters

Fargo Chapter Part Of Nationwide Roll-out

  Big Brothers Big Sisters Fargo Program Director Susan Smith joins Adam to talk about the new look for BBBS. The Fargo chapter rolled out its new logo on October 1st as part of a nationwide effort to re-establish the group’s brand. Smith says many younger people don’t recognize the old BBBS logo, and they want to remind people how…

LIVE: Be A Mentor In Schools

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Looking For School-Based Mentors

  Big Brothers/Big Sisters Program Director Susan Smith joins Adam to talk about the need for school-based mentors in Fargo/Moorhead ahead of the school year starting. The organization is looking for 30-40 more volunteers. Bigs spend an hour a week at a local school with their little doing a variety of activities. Some matches last for years and even transition…

New CEO of The Village Family Service Center Hopes to Tackle Addiction

Doug Vang wants to expand First Step Recovery and invest in combating addiction

The Village Family Service Center has a new CEO and he hopes to expand chemical dependency help in the FM area. The new president and CEO, Doug Vang, is taking over for Gary Wolsky, who held the position for the last 34 years. The company held a meet and greet to welcome Vang and send well wishes to Wolsky. Vang…