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Big Brothers/Big Sisters raises funds, celebrates


February 25, 2019

Steve Newman/Daily Globe

MEMBERS OF the Ironwood Red Devils basketball team are also mentors to younger kids in the school as part of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program. Pictured, from left, are players Drew Dabb, Sawyer Stengard, Mason Recla, Ethan Roehm, Griff Revoyr, Tommy Lundin, Jake Joki and Joseph Kasich.


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IRONWOOD - Saturday, groups of bowlers gathered at Larry's Lucky Strikes in Ironwood to raise funds for and celebrate the work of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program in the area. In addition to bowling, there were prize drawings and contests, food and fun and a 50/50 raffle.

According to Gogebic Range area program coordinator Amber Renaud, those raising funds sought a donation per bowler. In addition, those who are mentors also came and bowled and joined in the fun.

The program matches an older high school student - usually a junior - with a third...

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