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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 2017

Contact: Bridget Feeney, BBBSCI Marketing Specialist
bfeeney@bbbsci.org, or 317-690-4963 (cell)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana, Indianapolis Indians Celebrate Completion of Annual Recruitment Campaign

What:
On April 21, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (BBBSCI) partnered with the Indianapolis Indians to launch a “100 men in 50 days” recruitment campaign to serve as Big Brothers, Big Couples, and Big Friends. The campaign concluded on June 10 and to celebrate the efforts, BBBSCI and the Indianapolis Indians are hosting an ice cream social. The event will feature free ice cream, a live DJ, a kickball game, and an appearance from Rowdie from the Indianapolis Indians.

Who:
BBBSCI, the Indianapolis Indians, Bigs, and Littles.

When & Where:
Carriage House East Club House (10174 Tinton Ct. Indianapolis, IN 46235)
Monday, June 12 from 3 – 5 p.m.

Media Opportunity:
Interviews with BBBSCI staff; BBBSCI Bigs
B-roll of the event

Why: Over seventy percent of the children waiting to be matched with Bigs are boys
and for the second year in a row, the Indianapolis Indians stepped up as a proud partner of BBBSCI, to help find 100 men to serve as Big Brothers, Big Couples, and Big friends in a 50-day time period. The Indians are a valuable community partner and rallied behind mentoring as a way to positively impact the community.


About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana is a non-profit organization that provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. An affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and a United Way partner, BBBSCI has been creating and supporting mentoring relationships in central Indiana for over 40 years. To volunteer, donate or for more information, visit www.bebigforkids.org.

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