In the News

LANSING, Mich. (January 20, 2016) – Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region is pleased to announce the election of the 2016 Officers of its Board of Directors, as well as recent appointments to the Board.

            Eric Eggan, of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP was elected President of the Board of Directors.  Eggan was appointed to the Board in 2010, served as President in 2015, Vice President in 2014 and as Board Secretary in 2012 and 2013.

            Mark Matus, of Lansing Board of Water and Light was elected Vice President of the Board of Directors.  Matus was appointed to the Board in 2012 and served as Vice President in 2015 and Board Secretary in 2014.

            Gregory Adkins, of JPMorgan Chase was elected Treasurer of the Board of Directors.  Adkins was appointed to the Board in 2012.

            Denya Macaluso, of Michigan State University Federal Credit Union was elected Secretary of the Board of Directors.  Macaluso was appointed to the Board in 2010.

             In December, 2015, Dominic Carbone of Hungry Howies, Julie Pingston of Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau and Angela Sprecher of Honigham Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP were elected to the Board of Directors. 

            

About Big Brothers Big Sisters

            For more than 100 years nationally, and 60 years locally, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low-income families or households where a parent is incarcerated.  As a donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”).

            Big Brothers Big Sisters provides a system of ongoing evaluation and support which is proven by independent studies to help families by improving the odds that “Littles” will perform better in school and avoid violence and illegal activities, and have stronger relationships with their parents and others.  Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region serves an average of 400 children annually in Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia and Shiawassee counties.  Learn more about how Big Brothers Big Sisters positively impacts a child’s life at www.bbbsmcr.org.

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