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Big Brother, Big Sisters of Ocean County to Honor Local Businesses, Residents

Big Brother Big Sisters

Big Brother Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County (BBBSOC) will hold their Annual Gala on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., at The Clarion 815 Route 37 West Toms River, NJ 08753. Tickets: $125 pp 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres, 7:00 pm Dinner and Awards. The event includes Open Bar, Silent Auction, 50/50 and Music by Gerard Esposito.

The evening’s award recipients include Southern Ocean Medical Center, scheduled to receive the President’s Award, and WOBM Townsquare Media, scheduled to receive the Corporate Partner Award. Toms River Kiwanis Daybreak Club, will be honored with the Community Partner Award and Dr. Kenneth Kerr, will receive the Kenneth M. Kerr Humanitarian Award. BBBSOC will also recognize the Agency’s Big Brother and Big Sister of the year for their outstanding commitment to their Littles and for their support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County provides life changing mentoring programs to over 500 children throughout Ocean County. For those children that participate in the program the impact is significant. Through one-to-one mentoring, BBBSOC builds a foundation for the futures of these children and of our community.

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CEO Sue Sedivec said, “This year’s honorees have demonstrated sincere dedication and commitment to our agency and to the children that we serve helping us to change children’s lives for the better, forever. We are very pleased to be able to honor Southern Ocean Medical Center, WOBM Townsquare Media, Toms River Kiwanis Daybreak Club, Dr. Kenneth Kerr and our Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year, for their continued of support.”

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County. BBBSOC is a registered 501(c) (3) organization formed in 1997 that serves the mentoring needs of Ocean County children (“Littles”) facing adversity. The agency provides a carefully-matched mentor (“Big”) in a supervised mentoring relationship. This one-to-one mentoring approach has been proven to have a positive impact on the social and education development of children, and BBBSOC’s annual outcome surveys support these findings.

If you would like additional information, to purchase tickets or be a sponsor please call 732-505-3400 or visit our web site at

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