By: Tracey Gustafson MySTEM Development Fellow, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/ Metrowest The first time I talked to Jesse I could tell he loved being a mentor to Devon. He was proud of Devon’s enrollment at a vocational high school and his new motivation to succeed in school. “He is taking… Read More Jesse & Devon: The Sky’s the Limit
Guest Blog post by Jeffrey Chin, MSW, LCSW For me, it reminded me of 1984. The year 1984, and not the book 1984, although I would understand why many would assume this was what I meant. In 1984, I was 12 years old, and I remember feeling a wide range of emotions that year—jubilant highs… Read More How was your 2016?
Attention Bigs and Littles! Ever wanted to try learning how to code? Now’s the time! Computer Science Education Week is December 5-11, 2016. The mission is to promote Computer Science with the belief that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn Computer Science. To facilitate this outreach Big Brothers Big Sisters… Read More Bigs and Littles: Get Your Code On!
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of our agency’s dearest members, Dr. H. Martin Deranian. Dr. Deranian was an exemplary individual who epitomized service and compassion for others. A long serving Big Brother, Dr. Deranian has notably maintained his relationship with his “Little Brother” Cameron for well over 50 Years. Their… Read More Remembering Dr. H. Martin Deranian
Tis the season to carve pumpkins! Akua and Kerry did a great job. #Spooky #MentorMonday http://ow.ly/i/ocWzH
Rodman Ride Spirit Week Day 4: 1960’s! Throwing it back to 1963 when our agency was founded. #TBT #Ride4Kids #Rodman4Kids http://ow.ly/i/nhRqO
We got a chance to interview one of the goalies from the Holy Cross Men’s Lacrosse Team, Nate Chung. Nate is captaining the John’s Brothers team supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/ Metrowest in the 2016 Rodman Ride for Kids. Nate has been working hard to inspire his team to ride and fundraise… Read More Rodman Spotlight: Nate Chung
Rich Schwarz has been a dedicated and dependable Big Brother for our organization for many years. In fact, he was awarded the 2016 Deranian Award, which is given annually to the Big Brother or Big Sister who exceeded expectations in their contributions to their Little and to the agency. He is on his third match with a… Read More Rodman Ride Spotlight: Rich Schwarz
The dog days of summer have inspired countless biologists. Hot afternoons spent hiking, catching, swimming, and exploring may become the foundation of a life-long passion for biology, conservation, and the natural world. Maybe that time spent on the river will be the inspiration your Little has been waiting for! If not, it’s no big deal… Read More On the Water: Get Outside this Summer
Stefanie Gough is a graduate of Clark University and has been working at BBBSCM as an AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring for 6 months. She volunteered to answer some questions for us and share her experience, as well as her excitement for the upcoming Rodman Ride for Kids on Saturday, September 24th. What made you decide to… Read More Rodman Ride Spotlight: Stefanie Gough