Diamond Jubilee for Big Brothers Big Sisters on Nov. 2

BURTON — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint & Genesee County would like to announce its “75th Diamond Jubilee Big Celebration” presented by Big John Steak & Onion; celebrating 75 years of defending potential in Genesee County.

The event will be held on Nov. 2, from 6-9 p.m. at The Sloan Museum; 4190 E Court St., in the Courtland Center.

Festivities will include dining, dancing, entertainment, photo booth and a special presentation to commemorate our Bigs of the Year and the recipients of our Community Service Awards of the Year. Some of this year’s honorees include:

•JIM MITCHELL BIG BROTHER OF
THE YEAR
Joseph Brevard (Posthumously)
•FLORENCE RIDDELL BIG
SISTER OF THE YEAR
Sheri Fabro
•SITE BASED BIG OF THE
YEAR
David Koelzer
•DEFENDER OF POTENTIAL
Larry Piper (Posthumously)
•FOR KIDS’ SAKE AWARD
Custom Ink & Steel
•CELIA TURNER ABOVE AND
BEYOND AWARD
Omega Psi Phi (Omicron Rho)
•JOE SHOVELS LIFETIME
SERVICE AWARD
The Gary Haggart Club
•JOE RYDER LEADERSHIP
AWARD
Flint Motorcycle Club
•CORPORATE SPONSOR OF
THE YEAR
Al Serra Automotive Group

Tickets are $75 and can be purchased on the BBBS website at www.bbbsflint.org or call Taffy Jones at 810-235-0617 for more details. — G.G.