Lac La Biche Mentoring

In a small town in northern Alberta, kids are experiencing the value of mentoring. Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Lac La Biche, a satellite office of BGCBigs, has been working to better the lives of children and youth for many years. According to Kristen Shewchuck-White, the local program facilitator, the community of just over 2500 people is tight knit and there’s a lot of buy-in for mentoring programs. In fact, this past March marked the community’s 13th annual Bowl … 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

Lac La Biche Festival of Trees

The Lac La Biche Festival of Trees is always an exciting opportunity for local businesses and organizations to promote their services and products to the local community. BGCBigs’ Lac La Biche location was thrilled to participate in the fifth annual event this holiday season! The focus of the event is, of course, the beautifully decorated trees, donated by vendors. The trees were displayed at the Bold Centre for the public to view and purchase tickets to win. Proceeds from the … Continue reading

Bowl for Kids Sake – Lac La Biche

Last month, Lac La Biche Big Brothers Big Sisters held their annual Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser.  A great group of generous folks raised money for the important work of mentoring children and youth in the LLB region.  All funds raised stay in the community for local support.  Please accept our sincere thanks to all the amazing men and women who shared their time with us! Entrec Corporation Kinsmen Club Stuart MacPherson Library Laurie Hunter & Team (Victim’s Services and … Continue reading