A NIGHT OF BIG STARS EVENT RAISES OVER $150,000 FOR MENTORING. Saturday, August 17th,
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham held its second annual A Night of Big Stars event at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center on August 17th. More than 150-thousand dollars was raised for mentoring. There was a big talent talent exhibition, featuring many of Big Brothers Big Sisters' most talented children.
The evening began with a cocktail hour with jazz music provided by The John Williams Quintet of Birmingham. The live show immediately followed in the Sirote Theater and included numbers such as "Stand by Me" and "Man in the Mirror." The production included spoken word pieces written by the Littles in the program about what inspires them and what their Bigs mean to them.
Big Brother of the Year, Phillip Howard, and his Little Brother, Cordae, spoke about being a Big and the importance of the program. A Night of Big Stars was a huge success. Learn how you can positively impact a child's life, donate or volunteer today at www.bbbsbhm.org or by calling 205.939.5590.