Dang’s Big First Day

Epcor giving back

Written by EPCOR‘s Connie Smart Dang’s first day at BGCBigs’ McCauley Club ended on a high note – literally. Overlooking Giovanni Caboto Park, in a bucket truck with an EPCOR power lineman by his side, his infectious smile shone wide above a community that wants to lift him up. The evening was hosted by a crew of EPCOR employees. This was his fifth trip up in the bucket. At eight years old, a pair of strong hands was needed to … Continue reading

A Night Out In Support Of Kids

Time is running out to get your tickets to the 2015 Lobster Lovers Gala, presented by Flaman Group of Companies! On November 6th at the Chateau Lacombe you could be at one of the Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters biggest fundraisers of the year! You don’t want to miss it. Check out the video below to see how last year’s event went. And click here to learn more get your tickets before we sell out!  

Building Community By Changing Kids’ Lives

Twenty slides. Twenty seconds per slide. One big idea. That’s the presentation style that is Pecha Kucha. On March 5, Sydney Tordoff, a volunteer recruitment & training facilitator with BGCBigs, got up on stage in front of 500 people at Edmonton Next Gen’s Pecha Kucha Night 21.  Her topic? Mentoring, of course, and the power it has to change lives and build our community. Watch for yourself below!  

Building a Dream

This year City Lumber & TD Canada Trust brought together Edmonton’s arts community in support of children and youth! On December 14, 21, and February 20, nearly 150 youth from the Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters experienced a half day of immersion in Edmonton’s Downtown Arts District. In the third year of inspiring the imaginations of our city’s youth, City Lumber President & CEO, Robert Rosen, was thrilled to welcome TD Bank Group as a presenting sponsor … Continue reading

Holiday Celebration

Much fun was had at the 2014 Big Brothers Big Sisters Holiday Celebration event at the Kinsmen Hall in Lac La Biche on December 4th. Mentors and mentees from all across the region gathered at the hall for a fun filled day of tie dye, holiday ornament making, pizza and a movie showing of Disney’s “Frozen”. “It was a humbling experience,” Robyn Phillips, program facilitator for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lac La Biche says. “It was great to see … Continue reading