August 2016 Community Based Program News
In This Issue:
Now Hiring Temporary School Based Specialist  Click Here
Agency of the Year Award  Click Here
Legacy Award Presented to Karen Colombo  Click Here
Events to Support Local Agency  Click Here

Agency Events & Activity Ideas:
Free & Low Cost County Wide Activities C lick Here
Thank You Community Supporters  Click Here

Activity Calendar:
2016 Monthly Save the Dates  Click Here

Beyond International Education

Now Hiring 
School-Based Specialist
For more information,

Beach Clean Up 

Dionysis Dash
Date Change!!

   Fort Hope
( TBD)
Bowl For Kids Sake
Sign up for Santa!
Deadline: 10/30/16

Holiday Party

Nutcracker Ballet


Happy Match Story

This month match support staff particularly enjoyed hearing about a Big and Little Sister who hosted a lemonade stand to raise money to purchase a book that the Little Sister wanted to read.

Mentoring is about
Are You a Networker?
We need your help... 

~ make an introduction to a local company or organization

~ connect us with friends & family members who might want to volunteer as a mentor

~serve as an agency representative at outreach events (currently needs at Templeton Farmer's Market on: 8/13, 8/20, 9/3)

"A mentor is someone who allows you to see hope inside yourself."
~Oprah Winfrey

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Big Brothers 
Big Sisters  of 
San Luis Obispo

Agency of the Year!
We are proud to announce that Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County was recognized as "Agency of the Year." 
Movies in the Gardens
Watch a different movie every Saturday in the park!
When: Sat., August 6, 13, & 27 at 9am
Where:   Sunken Gardens, Atascadero
More Info:   Click Here
Cost:  FREE

Trading Day - Kid's Flea Market
 Visit the North County's largest Garage Sale with 100+ vendors, kids' flea market, music, food, bike rodeo & talent show!
When:  Sat., Aug. 20th
Where:  Dowtown City Park, Paso Robles
More Info: Click Here
Cost:  FREE
Eucalyptus: Beauty or Beast?
Walk through a eucalyptus grove in Montana de Oro and learn about the tree's history, biology, and more! 
  When:  Sun., Aug. 21st, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Where:  Pecho Road, Los Osos
More Info:  Call (805) 772-2694
Cost:  FREE
Laughter Wellness Class
All ages welcome to enjoy a happy 1/2 hour of playful, guided, stress releasing movements, voluntary laughter, deep breathing and life-affirming interactions.
  When:  Every Wednesday, 10:30am to 11:15am
Where:  241 Courtland, Arroyo Grande
More Info:  Click Here
Cost:  FREE

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Calling Crafty Kids!!!!
Share Big Brothers Big Sisters of 
San Luis Obispo County's 
booth at
"Trading Day in Paso Robles & 
Kids' Flea Market"
on Saturday, August 20th 
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Would you like to sell your wares?
RSVP to: 805-781-3226 
Legacy Award
Thank You Karen Colombo for your many years of service! 
Community Events to Support
Local Agency
Fun Run 
Sun., Sept. 25th
Early registration discounts! 
FREE Registration for Littles 
(with Promo Code "Littles")
Race day registration starts at 7 a.m.
More information, Click Here  

Sunday, October 9th
at Vina Robles Winery
Race day registration starts at 7:30 a.m.
More information,  Click Here

Central Coast Roller Derby Bout 
Stay tuned for updates!
Resources for Families:
2-1-1 is an easy to remember three-digit phone number that brings people and services together. It is a non-emergency telephone number that connects individuals and families with information and community resources, available to more than 90% of those living in the United States.
More information:  Click Here provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk and how you can prevent and respond to bullying. 

Host families urgently needed for international high school students in SLO County! 
Host families receive $800-$1,000 monthly stipend.

Check out the New & Improved 
Mobile-Friendly Website thanks to: 

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Thanks to the following community supporters for providing our Bigs & Littles with Fun & Free outings in July!
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