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On April 25th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America President and CEO Pam Iorio visited the BBBSMA Agency to celebrate the formal kickoff of the Bigs in Blue program. Officers from several local police departments were in attendance. Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields, who has signed up to be a Big Sister in the program, spoke, as well as Atlanta Police Foundation President and CEO Dave Wilkinson.
Bigs in Blue is the first national...more
by Kevin Catalano
Nearly 20 years later, Owen Hill can vividly recall the influential message he saw on television.
“When I was in law school in Washington, D.C., I saw this commercial asking for volunteers for Big Brothers and Big Sisters,” said the shareholder at the Atlanta office of Littler, a global labor and employment law firm. “It really grabbed my attention, and I started thinking this was something that I wanted to get involved...more
Last Saturday, a group of about 35 Bigs, Littles and parents enjoyed a day of hiking at Amicalola Falls State Park with our partner Keeping It Wild. Despite the rain, views of waterfalls and the scenic trail made the hike well worth it. Did you know, at 729 feet, Amicalola Falls is the tallest cascading waterfall in the Southeast? This is just one of the facts hikers learned on the ranger-guided tour. Explore our gallery of photos from the...more