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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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BBBSLI Honors Volunteers at Appreciation Reception

On Tuesday, April 12th, Big Brothers Big Sister of Long Island (BBBSLI) celebrated their volunteer mentors (Bigs) at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Reception, presented by Darby Dental Supply. Volunteers along with their family members, board members and supporters of BBBSLI gathered at Crest Hollow Country Club to celebrate our Bigs for the time and energy…

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A Little Match Up Event

BBBSLI recently teamed up with Hofstra Men’s Basketball to host “A Little Match Up” event sponsored by Col E. David Woycik Jr., (Ret) Esq. The match and mentor recruitment event included speeches from 2015 BBBSLI “Man of the Year” award winner and Hofstra Men’s Head Basketball Coach, Joe Mihalich and former NBA Champion and Hofstra…

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