Paula Shell

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A program that pairs children in need with mentors just got a nice financial boost. “When I saw this, Bigs with Badges, I thought that goes to the heart of what we do,” said Maggie Williams, the public relations director at Wind Creek Hospitality. Wind Creek just made a $10,000 donation to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northwest Florida and their Bigs with Badges program.

Bob Barrett / WUWF News

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, and has officially moved in to their new location in Pensacola. 

The sun was shining as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida President and CEO Paula Shell welcomed a few dozen people gathered outside the new headquarters on Creighton Road. “We are honored to welcome all of you to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida Bear Family Foundation Center for Hope.