Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Macon County holds back to school bash

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DECATUR - Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Macon County made certain everyone had a chance to have fun before heading back to school.

"Bigs" and their "Littles" spent time together Wednesday at Fairview Pool in Decatur to unwind and clear their minds before school starts again. They swam and played volleyball.

"It's just important for all of us to get together tonight to celebrate the end of summer," Marygrace Hjort, BBBS case manager, told WAND News.

Many kids will be heading back to school as early as next week.

Big Brothers Big Sisters strives to provide children facing adversity with "strong and enduring, professionally support 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever."

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of central Illinois serves seven counties, including: Macon, DeWitt, Champaign, Ford, Livingston, McLean, and Piatt. If you're interested in volunteering, please contact your local chapter.

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