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8/26/2014 2:28:00 PM
Big Brothers Big Sisters not part of Boys & Girls Club

Last week's announcement of the closure of the Cottonwood Boys and Girls Club caused concern for another local organization serving youth facing adversity. Cottonwood's Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters received several calls asking about the closure of the Boys and Girls Club, which is a separate organization.

"We need our Verde Valley community to know that we've been around for over 40 years and that we're still going strong," said Binnie Jessee, who is an Enrollment Specialist at Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters. The Cottonwood agency recently added two staff members to support case management to over 80 mentor/child matches.

For more information about Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters in the Verde Valley area call (928) 634-9789 or visit www.azbigs.org.


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