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WWE TICKETS DONATED TO BIG BROTHERS & BIG SISTERS

10/25/2011 1:13 PM -

WWE TICKETS DONATED TO BIG BROTHERS & BIG SISTERS
TICKET DONATIONS HELP MENTORS BRING CHILDREN TO EVENTS

(Corpus Christi, TX, October 25 2011) Many families were in attendance for the WWE Supershow Saturday including Dominic, Aidan and John Eric who were with their Big Brothers and Big Sister; they are part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters South Texas program. American Bank Center has supported the program throughout the years by donating tickets to mentors for various family shows.

Mentor Jessie has been paired with John Eric for almost 2 years and this was the first time they were able to attend an event at the American Bank Center together. Dominic and his mentor Matt have been paired for 7 months and were able to previously attend an Ice Rays hockey game as well as Disney on Ice event. “This is our first time attending a WWE event,” said Matt. “We would not have been able to do so but we are here thanks to these tickets from American Bank Center.”

The Big Brothers Big Sisters program focuses on mentoring children ages 5-18. Finding activities to do in the evening that are family oriented and affordable has been a challenge for mentor Ana who works during the day. Ticket donations have helped many mentors overcome these challenges. In the past American Bank Center has given the program tickets to the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney on Ice, Buc Days Rodeo, Hammerheads, IceRays, Cirque du Soleil and more.

There are two types of mentor programs with Big Brothers Big Sisters; school based and community based. Currently the community based program is in need of 100 more volunteers to match all the children in the program. If you are interested in becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister please visit their website for more information: http://www.bigmentor.org/

For more information on upcoming events, visit www.AmericanBankCenter.com. American Bank Center is Corpus Christi’s premier event center. Find us on Facebook or Myspace and follow us on Twitter @AmericanBankCtr.
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