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BBBSLI’s Summer Sizzle Poker Tournament Raises $21,000 for Mentoring on L.I.

On July 19th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) held their 2016 “Summer Sizzle” Poker Tournament presented by ZBF Geothermal at The Main Event in Farmingdale. Nearly 100 players doubled down to raise $21,000 in support of youth mentoring on Long Island. “In the spring, we said we’d make [Sweet] 16 new matches

BBBSLI Hosts Annual Summer Picnic for Bigs, Littles & Families

On Sunday, June 12th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) hosted their Annual Summer Picnic at Heckscher State Park. This year’s event was sponsored by Principal Payments and was attended by more than 200 Bigs, Littles and their families. Each year the summer picnic provides a fun-filled day of food, music, games, art

Nearly $100,000 Raised at BBBSLI’s 20th Annual Golf Tournament

On Monday, June 6th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) hosted their 20th Annual Golf Tournament at The Muttontown Club in East Norwich, NY. This year’s event presented by Broadridge Financial Solutions, honoring Tom Gambaro, brought together 108 golfers and raised nearly $100,000 in support of mentoring on Long Island. “Tom [Gambaro] hit

BBBSLI Announces New Slate of Board Officers for 2016-17 Year

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) would like to announce the new slate of officers for its 2016-17 Board of Directors: Board Chair, Thomas Slome; Vice President, Richard Grossi; Treasurer, Michael Paley and Secretary, Liz Meyers. On June 1st, BBBSLI held its annual Board of Directors meeting at the Garden City

BBBSLI Hosts Inaugural Fashion Show Event

On May 18, 2016, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) hosted their Inaugural Fashion Show, presented by Steve Madden. Nearly 200 people gathered at NYIT de Seversky Mansion to watch BBBSLI Big & Little matches walk the runway modeling a range of looks from “thrift store chic” to formal wear. Donna Drake, executive

BBBSLI Walk for Kids’ Sake 2016 Raises Funds to Support Mentoring on Long Island

On May 14, 2016, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) hosted their annual Walk for Kids’ Sake event, presented by GEICO. This annual 5K event provides an opportunity for matches, board members, staff and the community to join together and raise funds to help BBBSLI grow the number of children served through their

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