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12/10/2009 3:47:00 PM
August
August is an 8-year-old girl with a passion for horses. Her favorite thing to do is go horseback riding, she takes lessons once a week and when she grows up she wants to be a cowgirl! She also likes to go ice skating, ride quads and play with her friends.
August is an 8-year-old girl with a passion for horses. Her favorite thing to do is go horseback riding, she takes lessons once a week and when she grows up she wants to be a cowgirl! She also likes to go ice skating, ride quads and play with her friends.

This holiday season, don’t just give a gift, change a life! There are hundreds of boys and girls in the Verde Valley and Sedona just waiting to be matched with a Big Brother, Big Sister or Family!

Think back to when you were young. Who was that person that taught you how to ice skate? Or ride a horse? Or spent time baking chocolate chip cookies with you?

Or just listened to your ideas and dreams? You can be that person in a child’s life! Take that first step and volunteer to be a Big Sister today!

August is an 8-year-old girl with a passion for horses. Her favorite thing to do is go horseback riding, she takes lessons once a week and when she grows up she wants to be a cowgirl! She also likes to go ice skating, ride quads and play with her friends.

When August isn’t outside she likes to play board games, like chess. She is also into drawing, painting and a variety of arts and crafts.

When she gets bored at home, she likes to “make stuff.” August does well in school and loves to read the Magic Treehouse books. She is also in a Christian youth group that meets weekly.

August’s mom would like to see her matched with a Big Sister or couple who could help her “come out of her shell.” August is a deep-thinker and has a passionate and committed nature about things that interest her, which right now is horseback riding. A Big with an interest in horses would be ideal!

Join Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters today by becoming a Big Brother or Sister to a young person like August! Hundreds of kids are waiting for a person like you to become their “Big.”

Find out how easy it is to change a young person’s life. Call Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters at 928-634-9789 or sign up online at www.azbigs.org.

Taylor Waste

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