AACOG Representatives presented Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas with the 2009 Corporate Citizen of the Year Award. Pictured L to R: Medina County Judge James Barden, Karnes City Mayor Don Tymrak, Steve Hester of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas and Comal County Commissioner Jay Millikin
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas accepted the 2009 Corporate Citizen of the Year Award from Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG). Big Brothers Big Sisters received the award because of the agency’s contribution to the significant positive advancement of the region and communities in the Alamo Area counties to include Atascosa, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Kerr and Wilson Counties.
AACOG’s mission is to enhance the lives of all residents of the Alamo Region by working in mutual respect and partnership with all levels of government, the business sector, and the community at large to meet regional challenges and to create regional strengths. AACOG is a voluntary association of cities, counties, and special governmental districts.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Founded in 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. Research has found that the organization effectively helps children make the positive choices needed in order for them to stay in school, stay out of prison and to graduate from high school or earn their GED.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas, headquartered in San Antonio ranks as one of the 10 largest agencies of the national organization, and supported 3,082 children in one to one mentoring relationships in 2008. For more information or to volunteer, visit bigmentor.org or call (210) 225-6322.