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<ul><li><p>1 </p><p>Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont </p><p>200 N Main St (3rd</p><p> floor) </p><p>High Point, NC 27260 </p><p>News Release: </p><p>For immediate release </p><p>April 25, 2014 </p><p>For more information: </p><p>Teresa Jackson </p><p>Campus Coordinator </p><p>(336)-882-4167 </p><p>Teresa@bbbscp.org </p><p>BBBSCP plants big seed </p><p>New program to be tested </p><p>HIGH POINT, NC The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont chapter </p><p>(BBBSCP) will be taking a big step in the near future that could result in a significant and </p><p>positive change. In an effort to advocate education as well as cultivate long-lasting, positive </p><p>relationships in the childrens lives; BBBSCP is going to work more closely with Colleges. New </p><p>programs and events are going to be launched; and there will be multiple programs that involve </p><p>faculty, the general student body and even organizations such as greek chapters and athletic </p><p>teams. </p><p> -more- </p></li><li><p>2 </p><p>Getting faculty on board is huge, its one thing when the students participate, but when the </p><p>faculty are there supporting and reinforcing what were trying to do goes a long way, said </p><p>Teresa Jackson, Campus Coordinator for BBBSCP. The programs will be test at High Point </p><p>University first and if successful, considerations for spreading them to other Colleges in their </p><p>jurisdiction will be made. Expect to hear more details around back-to-school time. </p><p>For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that </p><p>inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nations largest donor </p><p>and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, </p><p>monitored matches between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles). Providing a </p><p>system of ongoing evaluation and support, Big Brothers Big Sisters is prove to help families by </p><p>improving the odds that Littles will perform better in school and avoid violence and illegal </p><p>activities, and have stronger relationships with their parents and others. </p><p>### </p></li></ul>


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