Big Brothers Big Sisters Week Proclaimed by Mayor

By: Shannon Brinias Email
By: Shannon Brinias Email
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Mayor Lionel Rivera has proclaimed Monday, July 20th, the official start of Big Brothers Big Sisters Week in Colorado Springs.

The week's planned activities include a community service clean-up project at Quail Lake Park, a members'-only visit to Peterson Air Force Base, and a contest in which the public can take part.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Pikes Peak, in partnership with Lamar Outdoor Advertising, is adding its new "Be Big" logo to 25 bus benches around Colorado Springs.

The contest asks for people to identify the locations of as many bus benches as they can, and e-mail that information to BBBS by going to The first person to identify the most locations by the deadline of August 31st wins a $100 gift card to Cinemark Theaters.

The non-profit has established "Be Big" as its new brand, and is this week unveiling a public service announcement as well as the new website. Click on the link to access the site.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Pikes Peak is an organization that facilitates adult mentorship for youngsters in Colorado Springs.

The list of the week's activities is below.

Mon., July 20th Be Big brand introduced to the community
Be Big contest launches

Tue., July 21st Arby's Restaurants Collecting Donations
Locations in Colorado Springs and Pueblo
Customers are asked to "Be Big" & give $1 to BBBS

Wed., July 22nd BBBS Big-Little Picnic
Closed to the public

Thur., July 23rd BBBS Visit with the 302nd Airlift Wing
Peterson AFB
Open to Members & the Media

Fri., July 24th Public Service Project -
Quail Lake ParkClean-up
890 Quail Lake Circle
Open to Public; Open to Media
3-5 p.m.
Contact BBBS office for more information.

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