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Little Brother's Career Dream Comes True
At the beginning of the month, Alex Ramirez and Joe Rico of The Final Word on Mile High Sports Radio invited long-time Little Brother Andy to the studio as a co-host for the day. Andy is now a freshman at CCD studying sports journalism. He hopes to someday be a sports broadcaster!

Watch here to hear Andy talk about how his Big Brother Ray impacted his life, as well as ask the sports pundits who called in some tough questions on the Broncos vs. Panthers game the following week. Mike Fye, Sports Buddies Manager joined him to talk about Big Brothers Big Sisters, National Mentoring Month, and our Sports Buddies program.
 
Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates Black History Month 
Black History Month is an annual celebration and recognition of the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. 

Facilitated by Omar Montgomery, BBBSC Board Member and Director of Black Student Services at University of Colorado Denver, the   Omega Leadership Academy designed a one-day conference for Bigs and Littles to learn more about the who, what, when, and why of Black History Month. 

One Little Brother that attended was so excited his mother shared with their program specialist, "He loved it! He wouldn't stop talking about it. He called everybody about it (his grandma and dad) and saying how he knows so much about Black history."
Match of the Month: 
Shalom & David
Donor of the Month:
Piton Foundation
Sports Buddies is a program that was started in 2000 in order to attract more men to mentoring. In the Sports Buddies program Littles and Bigs meet one to four times per month to participate in agency sponsored events such as flag football, Rockies games, sports career day, ... Read more.  
Big Brother Big Sisters of Colorado would like to thank The Piton Foundation , which is part of Gary Community Investments , for its ongoing partnership and support. In an effort to improve the lives of Colorado's low-income children and their families, Piton...Read more.
Upcoming Events
PROCEEDS NIGHT WITH DENVER NUGGETS & ZUMBA FITNESS
Friday, March 4 | 7:00 PM | Denver, CO
Watch the  Denver Nuggets  take on the Brooklyn Nets while supporting BBBS. For every ticket sold, $5 will benefit BBBS. Thanks to  Denver Zumba  for partnering with us on this fun event.    Click for details or to buy tickets .
JOIN US FOR BIG NETWORK HAPPY HOUR
Tuesday, March 22 | 6:00 PM | Great Divide Brewing Co.
NEW! Barrel Bar Location | 1812 35th Street
The BIG Network invites you to happy hour with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado at Great Divide Brewing Co. Come mix and mingle with other Bigs, BBBS Board Members, and Staff. This is a free event but RSVP's are required. Attendees must be 21+.  Click here to RSVP
DODGE FOR A CAUSE: ANNUAL DODGEBALL CLASSIC
Saturday, April 23 | 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Colorado Springs, CO
The United States Air Force Academy | Cadet Gymnasium
Join us for the 4th annual Dodgeball Classic to raise funds and spread awareness for our Pikes Peak programs. Up to 30 teams compete in this competitive, but exciting event.
  Click for details .
2016 COLFAX MARATHON
Saturday, May 14 - Sunday, May 15 | Denver, CO
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado is once again a Charity Partner for the Colfax Marathon! Sign up to run and select us as your preferred charity! Register today!
BIG SHOTS 2016
Thursday, May 26 | 5:30pm | Brown Palace Hotel & Spa 
Big Shots celebrates our impact with over 350 community leaders, philanthropists, business executives, professional athletes, and Bigs and Littles currently supported through our program. This event also honors the youth, volunteers, staff and corporate sponsors of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Click here for more details.
SANCTUARY GOLF CLASSIC
Wednesday, August 3rd | 9:30am | Sanctuary Golf Course
One of the world's most beautiful and acclaimed private golf courses, the 18-hole course, Owned by RE/MAX Co-Founders Dave and Gail Liniger, winds gracefully through wooded foothills south of            
                                                 Denver.  Click here for more details.
Shout Outs
- Thanks to Nationwide Mutual Insurance and D.A. Davidson for their generous grant awards 
  supporting the proven power of one-to-one mentoring.
- Thanks to California Pizza Kitchen for their support of National Mentoring Month.
- Thanks to Pepsi for donating 70 AF Basketball game tickets for our matches to enjoy.
- Thanks to Comcast for 20 Monster Jam tickets for matches to enjoy a fun live motorsport event.
- Thanks to Karate Plus Ministries, Inc. for hosting a Team BIG! activity for 12 of our matches.
Get Involved
Volunteer Corner
Have you thought about including Big Brothers Big Sisters in your estate? An estate gift is much more than a financial decision. It's a personal statement about who you are, what you care about and what your legacy will be. For more information contact Shannon Lowe
Does your company know you are a mentor? Many companies fund nonprofits where their employees volunteer. Does yours? Click here for more information.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado is dedicated to providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.