BBBS of Central Arkansas - Little Rock, AR
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N 34° 46.746 W 092° 16.247
15S E 566720 N 3848788
Quick Description: 2008 served as the 40th Year Anniversary for the one-to-one mentoring organization. It is a recognized leader in the community in regards to mentoring.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 8/23/2010 10:37:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM9HHR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
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Long Description:
Mission
To help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on youth.

Vision
To provide successful mentoring relationships for all children who need and want them.

History of BBBS of Central Arkansas
Five area churches began the Big Brothers Program in Little Rock to address the needs of young men living in the Highland Park area. These churches included Christ the King, Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Churches, Grace Presbyterian, St. Andrews, and Westover Hills Presbyterian. The first group of Big Brothers came from these churches. In 1968 Big Brothers of Pulaski County was incorporated and in 1972 became a full affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

In 1983 the organization began serving girls and became Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pulaski County. Growth in areas outside of Little Rock provided the opportunity to change the name to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas in 1998 and today serves all of Pulaski County, Benton, and Pine Bluff.
Web Address or URL: [Web Link]

Physical Address:
312 West Pershing
Little Rock, AR USA
72114


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When visiting a waymark, please take a picture that clearly shows the Big Brothers Big Sisters sign. If you have a picture with yourself at the sign, that would be great too. Also, if you've ever been a Big Brother or Big Sister, tell us a little about your experience with the program.
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