Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Connecticut to Host Barnes and Noble Bookfair, January 26, 2013

Help support Big Brothers Big Sisters one-to-one mentoring programs by purchasing a book at any Barnes and Noble location Sat., January 26th or online from January 26-30th.

Bridgeport, Connecticut -Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Connecticut will host an all-day book fair at Barnes and Noble locations nationwide on Saturday, January 26, 2013 and online from January 26-30, 2013.  The book fair is to help raise funds for supporting our one-to-one mentor programs throughout Fairfield county, New Haven county and the Naugatuck Valley.

The community is encouraged to shop any Barnes and Noble location or online using voucher code 11005477, which will automatically earn BBBS of SWCT a portion of the proceeds from that sale. 

On January 26th in the Milford, CT location special guest Cara Cama, Miss New Haven County 2012, will host story time at 10am from one of her favorite books and pose for pictures with guests (more information: http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4187013).  In Westport, CT one of the BBBS of SWCT staff will read Flower in the Snow, a wonderful winter story (more information: http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/3200649-48).  Both locations will have information booths from 11-3 on our program in celebration of National Mentoring Month, please stop by to learn more. If you cannot stop by a Barnes and Noble location visit bn.com/bookfairs to support us online from January 26-30th.

For more information on Big Brothers Big Sisters, please visit www.bbbsswct.org.

For more information about the book fair contact:

Rebecca Flynn,



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EMR January 17, 2013 at 05:49 PM
Having been a Big Brother in this program for many years, it's fantastic to know that you are contributiig positively to a single parent child in need! It's a great program!


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