OMG It’s The Big Brothers Big Sisters Culver’s Day. Yay!

FREEPORT, Ill., Have dinner at Culver’s April 12 and benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Illinois.

Culver’s Share Night for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Illinois will be held from 4 – 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 at Culver’s, 1690 Dirck Drive in Freeport. Ten percent of the evening’s sales will be donated to BBBS to help recruit and support mentors in Stephenson and Jo Daviess counties.

“We are planning to be at Culver’s that evening with information about how you can make a difference in a child’s life by becoming a mentor,” said Janet Plante, BBBS case manager and community educator at FHN Family Counseling Center. “We’re so glad to have this opportunity to get the message out about mentoring!”

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Illinois, a program of FHN Family Counseling Center, makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18.  The program helps develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people. Big Brothers Big Sisters operates under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.

Learn how you can help celebrate Big Brothers Big Sisters by “Liking” the local chapter on Facebook (Facebook.com/BigBrothersBigSistersofNorthwestIllinois) and following on Twitter (@BBBS17). For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Illinois, visit www.fhn.org or call 815-599-7343.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. Our caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 22 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.

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