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$50,000 donation gives Big Brothers Big Sisters much needed financial boost

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Left to right: Little Sister Erykah, Ron Pate, Ameren Illinois senior vice president, Operations and Technical Services and Big Brothers Big Sisters board member, Little Sister Keywanna,  Richard Mark, Ameren Illinois president and CEO, Big Sister Pam Manning,  Barbara Cempura, President and CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois, Little Brother Ian, Gussie Reed, director, Division V and Big Brothers Big Sisters board member and Big Brother Rick Cavalier.

A recent $50,000 donation from Ameren Illinois to Big Brothers Big Sister gave the agency a much needed infusion of money. In a climate of dwindling federal funding for non-profit organizations, and virtually non-existent funds from the State of Illinois, donations from corporations and individuals are very important, said Barbara Cempura, President and CEO of […]

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