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Big brother and big sister of the year honored

From NBC12 News

RICHMOND, VA (NBC12) - Other children in the area were excited for a visit from frosty the snow man Saturday.

Frosty was a vistor at the Big Brothers Big Sisters holiday party where the organization honored it's big brother and sister of the year.

Executive Director Sandy Milliken says the 740 volunteers are at the heart of what they do.

"A child who has a mentor in their life, do better in school, they do better in their community, they get along better with their family. They generally have a better quality of life," she said. "Those volunteers allow them to learn more, do more, experience more as they grow up."

There are still more than 300 children waiting to be matched with a mentor.

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