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2014-09-22 16:26:30

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 20(th) at the Pequeno Mexico Event Center in Fort Worth, Texas, Jesse Rodriguez's Calvary Knock Out (CKO) hosted a nine-match boxing event with Big Brothers Big Sisters to bring attention to the significant mentoring needs around the DFW area. "There are over 500 young boys and girls on a waiting list and we at CKO want to help find mentors and take them off the list. We have so many role models here in our Hispanic community....

2014-09-18 23:09:55

Pariveda makes an impact with community service in the Dallas area (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Pariveda Solutions’ combined effort over the years has improved the lives of many kids in the Dallas area by coaching them to succeed in life. At the recent ‘90s-themed Bowl For Kids' Sake event on August 9, 2014 at USA Bowl in Dallas, Pariveda was recognized for their participation and contributions to several Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) events and initiatives including Bowl for...

2014-09-11 16:24:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area is launching a captivating ad campaign to find several hundred young men who want to help change lives. The non-profit is seeking Bigs for the 800 Littles currently waiting for matches. The inspirational campaign features real life Big/Little matches from across the Bay Area and was created by San Francisco-based The Hive Advertising. Finding Bay Area Big Brothers has traditionally been...

2014-09-10 12:25:11

-Local Portland Chapter Seeks Guinness Title for Most Concurrent Hopscotch Players; Aim To Highlight Goal to Increase High School Graduation Rate- PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia northwest chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) today announced a world record setting event scheduled for Saturday, September 13, 2014. Described as the World's BIGGEST Hopscotch, nearly a thousand participants will gather at the Rose Quarter Commons to set a new Guinness...

2014-07-22 08:28:58

New Directors Add Diverse Expertise to Help Guide Agency's Growth and Transformation BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (BBBSMB) is pleased to announce the election of two new members to its Board of Directors: Raju Kucherlapati, Ph.D. and Bob Sullivan. The BBBSMB Board of Directors now consists of 19 members whose professional expertise and philanthropic commitment play an important role in advising the organization's growth strategy...

2014-06-26 12:32:02

CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 17(th) at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, Illinois, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America recognized the generosity of its corporate and individual partners at its annual awards gala with special guest, Academy and Grammy Award winner, Jamie Foxx. Foxx shared a moving personal story about being encouraged by his grandmother to learn to play the piano as a means of seeing the world outside of his hometown of Terrell,...

2014-04-08 16:21:46

Actress Heather Tom Will Emcee; Fred Willard, John McCook, Doug Davidson Set to Present Fashions From Kyle by Alene Too LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) presents its annual Accessories for Success Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show featuring an informal fashion show from Kyle by Alene Too, Friday, April 11, 2014 at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Honorees include Sandra Stern, COO of Lionsgate Television; Lee...

2014-03-20 23:00:45

Progrexion joins Utah businesses in giving back during Love UT Give UT campaign and brings hope to many of Utah’s at-risk youth. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Today, Progrexion, committed a $15,000 gift to the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program as part of Utah’s Love UT Give UT state-wide program. Progrexion supports the nation’s largest credit repair firms. Progrexion’s desire is that every American be given the opportunity improve their financial lives. The company launched a community...

2014-03-19 08:27:16

BOSTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FleishmanHillard announced today a yearlong commitment for its Boston office to provide pro bono communications strategy, public relations and social media services on behalf of Big Sister Association of Greater Boston. "We're proud to support Big Sister Association of Greater Boston -- a pillar in the Boston community for more than 60 years," said Danielle Wuschke, general manager of FleishmanHillard's Boston office. "Working collaboratively...

2014-02-13 23:29:11

Strategy implementation software company, Envisio, announces that Big Brothers Big Sisters is now using its business management solution. Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada joins many non-profits, as well as small to medium sized businesses, that have successfully implemented Envisio’s cloud-based program. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Envisio is proud to announce that Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada will be implementing strategies and helping employees...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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