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Big Brothers-Big Sisters to Host ‘Mentoring Works’ Gala

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County (BBBSOC) will hold their annual Mentoring Works Gala on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Eagle Ridge Country Club in Lakewood. Tickets are $150 per person.

The evening’s award recipients include The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, scheduled to receive the President’s Award, and Jersey Coast Appliance, scheduled to receive the Corporate Partner Award. Gale Wayman, will be honored with the Community Partner Award and Paul Barlo, will receive the Dr. 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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“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,” said CEO Sue Sedivec. “We are very pleased to be able to honor The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, Jersey Coast Appliance, Gale Wayman, Paul Barlo and our Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year, for their continued of support.”

The gala will be held at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club, 2 Augusta Boulevard, Lakewood, NJ 08701. From 6:00 pm to 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 Silk & Steel.

Those who would like additional information, to purchase tickets or be a sponsor please call 732-505-3400 or visit the organization’s website at

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.

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