SIDNEY — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County has announced the newest members on its Board of Trustees. They are Peggy Baird, of Sidney, Jane Carroll, of Huber Heights, Barbara Dulworth, of Sidney, and Lesley Schweitzer, of Sidney.
Baird works at Emerson Wagner Realty as a Realtor. Carroll works as a CAPA specialist for Midmark Corporation. Dulworth works for the city of Sidney in the Community Services Deptartment. Schweitzer is commercial ops supervisor at US Bank..
The returning board members include: Chad Beanblossom, of Greenville, Edison Community College as the executive director; Cathy Bevan, of Troy, vice president of Human Resources for Emerson Climate Technologies; Velina Bogart, of Sidney, coordinator of Early College Programs at Edison Community College; Terri Flood, director of marketing & communications for Wayne Healthcare in Greenville; Keith and Peggy Foutz, of Greenville. Keith is the president and publisher for Brothers Publishing and Peggy is a registered client service associate for UBS Financial.
Also, Kyle Goubeaux, of Sidney, president of Thermal Maintenance Company; David Keiser, of Versailles, owner of Littman-Thomas Inc.; James Lehmkuhl, of Sidney, an accountant at Murray Wells Wendeln Robinson; Tom Martin, of Sidney, president of Sidney and Troy Body Carstar; Margo O’Leary, of Troy, director of Marketing-Communications for Wilson Health; Angie Ross, of Sidney, client relationship specialist at Money Concepts; Larry Schultz, of Piqua, vice president of Operations from Freshway Foods; Tonya Slonaker, of Sidney, guidance counselor for Russia schools; Mike Snyder, of Greenville, retired; Melissa Wood, of Sidney, associate attorney for Sell, Hegemann & Zimmerman Co. LPA. ; and Greg Zechar, of Greenville, funeral director for Zechar Bailey Funeral Homes.
Board members play an intricate role in ensuring the success of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, said Jennifer Bruns, BBBS executive director.
The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County is to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth, primarily through a professionally-supported one-to-one relationship with a caring adult, and to assist them in achieving their highest potential as they grow to become confident, competent, and caring individuals, by providing committed volunteers, national leadership, and standards of excellence.
There are currently 23 children in Shelby and Darke Counties waiting to be matched with an adult mentor. If you would like to add a little magic in a child’s life call 937-492-7611 or 937-547-9622.