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Big Brothers Big Sisters Merges With El Dorado

It’s a big change for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County…

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Spokeswoman Lindy Schasiepen says both counties serve about the same number of children, but El Dorado County has a larger admiistrative staff and more resources, and also administers some additional programs. The organization matches older people as mentors for children one-on-one. Schasiepen says the merger makes sense for both chapters, but there was a concern over making sure that local donations made for Nevada County stay in Nevada County…

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The new organization is called Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Sierra. For now, their website is still the same (www.bigsofnc.org).


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