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The local Big Brother Big Sisters recently partnered with a local business for Earth Day.

Exelon has reached out to BBBS in order to participate in various yearly activities with kids on the organization's waiting list. Brie Weaver, with BBBS, explains this past weekend Saw Exelon employees joining the waiting list kids in a tree planing ceremony. The goal for the event was to create volunteers who will pair up with a child and mentor them.

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Exelon Communications Manager Brett Nauman introduced the idea of the tree planting ceremony to BBBS. The organizations will also partner in various holiday and back to school activities throughout the year according to Weaver.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters is always in need of volunteers to be a great influence in the life of a child. Anyone interested in becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister can contact the DeWitt County office at 217-935-1234.

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