PRESCOTT, AZ – February 19, 2014 – In its first meeting of 2014, the Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters (http://www.azbigs.org) Board of Directors welcomed seven new board members, to bring its total to 18. “We are gratified to have so many outstanding contributors to our community support us in this time of growth,” said Kathleen Murphy, YBBBS President and CEO.
Among the new members are Dan Streeter, Humboldt Unified School District; Dr. Mark Costes, Horizon Dental; Christina Geiser-Smith, retired attorney; Cheryl Rolland, National Bank of Arizona; Michael Vaughn, Arizona Office Technologies; Gina Brown, Arizona State Credit Union; and Jim Clemens, Edward Jones.
Remaining board members include Perry Massie, Retired, Board Chairman; Rose Hurley, Yavapai College, Vice Chair; Mary Betcher, Chase Investment Services; David Snyder, David Snyder CPA; Dr. Anthony Torres, YRMC; Sanford Williams, Quality Plastics; Steve Bracety, Prescott Resort and Conference Center; Adam Campbell, B&L Flooring; Rebecca Finken, Accurate Building Maintenance; E. Joseph McDonnell, Wells Fargo Bank; Travis Rushing, Retired, Past President; and Ralph Weiger, Board Member Emeritus.
YBBBS just held the most attended Dinner and Auction Gala in its history and has recently launched Bowl for Kids’ Sake, its biggest fundraising event of the year. “Our bowling events on March 1, 2, 8 and 9 are filling up fast and the special theme events are proving very popular,” added Murphy. To become a Team Captain, bowler or make a pledge visit www.azbigs.org/bowl.
About Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters Founded in 1971, Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters’ (YBBBS) mission is to enhance the lives of children through quality mentoring relationships. A private, non-profit organization, YBBBS screened volunteers act as friends and mentors to school-aged children in need of supportive adult role models. YBBBS has made a difference in the lives of over 10,000 and is one of the leading mentoring agencies in the nation for children matched per capita. Visit http://www.azbigs.org/ for more information.