PUBLISHED: 10:45 AM on Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Event to honor mentor program
Volunteers of Big Brothers and Big Sisters will be honored at a reception from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Governor's House to commemorate Alaska Mentoring Month.

Volunteers and children involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Juneau are invited to attend the celebration.

Lt. Gov. Loren Leman will present awards to local essay contest winners and to the 2006 Juneau Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year.

Last year, BBBS of Southeast Alaska served 563 youth in one-to-one mentoring relationships across the region.