Whenever anyone says 'she is such a lucky little girl to have you for a Big Sister,' I always say 'I'm am the lucky one.' It was so rewarding. I watched her change over the years, growing physically and mentally, teaching her little things along the way. Our future plans will continue for the rest of our lives. We are connected.
Ryan Brown has been matched with his Little Brother is Axel for one year. He is an outstanding mentor who is fun and consistent with his little Brother. Thank you Ryan for being a great Big Brother! Congratulations on being our April Big of the Month!
Last weekend, Big Brother Stephen Reid was successfully matched with Teen Brother Alex. Stephen is a local attorney and has been volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada for over a year. For their next outing, Alex is excited to learn how to box with Stephen.
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Congratulations to Todd Akes, our Big of the Month for March! Todd and Saif are an incredible success story. They’ve been matched for exactly two years this month. In that time there have been many changes but Todd has remained steadfast and committed to their relationship throughout. Thank you Todd!
Kevin Ball has been volunteering as a Big Brother since September 2010, mentoring three kids during his four year tenure. Through his relationship with his Big Brother, Little Brother Josiah is learning the importance of academic success in order to plan for the future. Thank you, Kevin for being such a great Big Brother.
Littles from Matt Kelly Celebrate Black History Month
On February 11, Littles from Matt Kelly Elementary School attended the 35th Annual Black History Month Inspirational Showcase, at the West Las Vegas Library Theater. Coordinated by the City of Las Vegas, Parks and Recreation Department, the program included performances from surrounding schools and churches.