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Fall Festivals and Pumpkins

One of our favorite times of the year is fast approaching! In honor of the new season and celebrations, we compiled a list of the upcoming festivals. Upcoming Festivals: 26th Annual Apple Scrapple Festival October 13th at 4 PM through October 14th at 11 PM 311 Market Street, Bridgeville, DE 19933 An open-air street

Meet Our Fall Interns

Naykia Covington has joined the BBBSES family as our new Social Work intern.  Naykia is originally from Baltimore, MD. She is a Senior at Salisbury University, majoring in Social Work. Fun facts about Naykia: Her favorite hobby is doing friends’ hair, but does not enjoy doing her own. Naykia has

Back to School

by Bijone Artis Happy Labor Day! It’s time once again for the school year to start. We hope you enjoyed three months of summer fun, sun, food, and more, but now it’s time for your minds to explore! This month is going to be about transitioning to school mode for kids and

Beachin’ It!

by Nicole Benner Thank goodness, it’s summer! Warm weather, longer days and, at least for those on the Eastern Shore, endless supply of one of the best free activities—beaches!! The Eastern Shore is blessed to have a wide variety of places to take in the sun- from the avid swimmer to the wader

Mentorship Tips!

by Nicole Benner Happy July everyone! We are officially in full-blown summer—heat and all. We hope that you are loving all of the extra time with your Littles. This month, we wanted to take some time to offer up some tips on mentoring. For anyone who has been working or volunteering in this

Summer Activities

By Nicole Benner Summer is an exciting time for our Littles! They are excited about being out of school and excited/anxious to begin a new grade in the fall. They have a TON of energy and are ready to do fun activities. So how do you fill the summer time? Of course there

National Safety Month

By Nicole Benner Did you know that June is National Safety Month? Since child safety is our #1 priority here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore, we thought this is a great time to talk about it. National Safety Month focuses on unintentional deaths and injuries—things that can happen in

A Big’s Story

by Troy Mawyer I met this little dude, Thomas, about ten years ago when I was matched as his mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. I was nervous and full of doubt as to what my influence on this fine young man would turn out to be. This STRONG young man has

June is National Great Outdoors Month

By Nicole Benner We don’t know about you but we can’t believe that June is already here! School’s almost out, the weather is warming up and pretty soon the shore will be in its glory days. Summer is prime time for our communities with all

Memorial Day Events Around the Shore

By Nicole Benner Memorial Day has always held a special place in our hearts here at Big Brothers Big Sisters. Why? It’s the official start of summer! And with all the great activities that go on all around the shore it’s not too hard to find an event going on wherever you are!