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 width=While the 2011 – 2012 school year doesn’t start until August, one local organization is already looking for volunteers to help impact the lives of grade school children this upcoming school year.

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Christian County continues to serve children in need of mentoring and once again this year the organization is searching for volunteers. Vanessa Wiseman of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Illinois Capital Region explains that seeing a big brother or sister is the best part of a student’s week.

[audio:vwise719a.mp3]Listen to Wiseman's comments here.[/audio]

Wiseman adds that high school students looking to help mentor a child this year can once again sign up for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

[audio:vwise719b.mp3]Listen to Wiseman's comments here.[/audio]

For more information go online to www.bbbscapitalregion.org.

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