To the editor:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert Counties would like to thank the following people who helped make our second annual Dancing with the Big Stars a huge success: F1 Sound, GD Garman Photography, Lorna’s Sweet Treats, Terri Saunders, Julie Siefring, Anew You, Mr. Shoppe, Overdrive Entertainment, Reynolds and Reynolds, Romer’s Catering, St. Henry Bake Shoppe, Visions Awards, Briarwood Manor, WSULC Circle K, Harmony Studios, Leap Of faith, The Bachwell Center and Wagner Ballroom Dance Studio.
The competition was judged by Jane Diller, Becky Kunk and Eric Wellman. The community dancers and the professional dancers had outstanding performances and the shows were enjoyed by everyone.
The Judges’ Choice Award went to Jen Thompson and David Fennig. The Big Star Award went to Casey Dues and Ron Rindler by raising $5,952. The final amount raised was $37,600 and the funds will be used to increase our programs, update our new facilities and increase the number of youth served.
Save the date for next year: Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. The Board of Directors and the BBBS Staff would like to thank everyone for their support with this event.
Interim Executive Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert Counties