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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County always looking for male mentors
  • 15 children on local organization's waiting list, 12 of them boys


    Peter Collins describes himself as just a “really tall friend with a driver’s license” to 13-year-old LeeAndre Williams.


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  • Everyday Hero: Gary Rosenberg
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters recipient of car dealership president's passion


    For nearly two decades, Gary Rosenberg has been the driving force behind a major annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County.


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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County plans annual Bowl for Kids' Sake
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County is gearing up for its annual bowling event, as it hopes this year to raise $125,000, said Sara Hammuck, the organization’s director of fund development.

    Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the national organization’s signature fundraiser, will take place locally over two weekends at two separate bowling alleys in McHenry County, Hammuck said.



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  • My Sister's Dress to sell used prom dresses for $25 in Crystal Lake
  • Prom is still a while away, but an opportunity to find an affordable dress is coming up in less than a month.

    My Sister's Dress, an annual event that sells gently used prom dresses and accessories, will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 7 at Sage YMCA, 701 Manor Road, Crystal Lake. The event is sponsored by Star 105.5.


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  • National Mentoring Month
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County is celebrating National Mentoring Month this January. The month highlights mentoring and the effect it can have on young lives.

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County looking for big hearts
  •  Woods has spent just more than three years as Jaden’s big in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County program and has taken his little to both new emotional and physical heights. Woods, a licensed pilot, has taken 10-year-old Jaden on flights, trips to Great America and frequent geocaching adventures, among other activities.
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  • Giving Tuesday
  •  We’ve survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but before we put our wallets away, there’s one more day to consider—the third annual Giving Tuesday. In the midst of the holiday season, Giving Tuesday encourages individuals to make a year-end gift to a charitable organization of their choice.


    Please consider Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County!

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