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Big Brothers Big Sisters to host Bradshaw Dinner

Posted: Friday, March 23, 2018

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana (BBBSNEI) is excited to announce that its 45th Annual Gourmet Dinner will take place Tuesday, May 8. The event will be held at the Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd., with the reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:45 p.m. Terry Bradshaw, former pro football quarterback and Hall of Fame inductee, will be the keynote speaker. Ticket prices start at $300.

The dinner benefits the agency and its mission to help local children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentor relationships. Since its establishment in 1973, the Annual Gourmet Dinner has grown to be one of the area’s premier charity events with a guest list including more than 800 of the community’s most notable business leaders.

For tickets or reservation information, contact Heather Hendrickson, special events coordinator, at (260) 203-3330 or by email at RSVP’s are required.

In addition to the keynote speaker for the evening, Big Brothers Big Sisters also will announce its annual Don Wolf Award recipient. Established in 1999, the Don Wolf Award is given to an individual who exhibits an exceptional commitment of service to children in the community. The founder and long-time CEO of Do It Best Corp., Wolf coordinated the launch of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in northeast Indiana in 1972. Past recipients of the Don Wolf Award include Senator Dan Coats, Jim Kelley, Dale ‘Mr. Mac’ McMillen, Sr., Louis Delagrange, Rick McCampbell, Richard and Harriet Inskeep, Tyler Lehman, Dr. Mike Mastrangelo, Jerry Henry, Keith Busse and most recently Tom Kelley.