Big Brother Big Sister hosts recruitment event focused on fun

JOPLIN, Mo. – Local organization hosts recruitment event aimed at connecting area youth with quality mentors in the 4-states.

Big Brother Big Sister of Pittsburg, Kansas hosted the event at Main Street Axe Co. in Joplin.

Officials say the purpose of the event was to recruit new ‘bigs’, or mentors for the organization.

Festivities included:

  • ax throwing
  • food
  • beverages
  • presentation from the area director

“You know, we put a lot of focus on our community and the growth which is awesome. we have so much going on. I always just tell people to remember that the kids that we serve are the future of our community,” said Monica Holmes, Area Director. “They’re gonna grow up to be our neighbors, and our teachers, our doctors, coaches so investing in them is very important.”

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