Big Night Out features Olympic Gold-Medalist Misty Hyman

Posted By on March 14, 2019

The Event: Big Night Out

The Cause: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona

Mission: BBBSAZ provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships that will improve their lives.

Event Co-Chairs: Oscar De las salas & Camille French

Top Sponsor: QFR Solutions

Date held: February 21, 2019

Venue: JW Marriott Camelback Inn

Keynote speaker: Olympic Gold-Medalist Misty Hyman gave an incredible keynote address about her journey to be come an elite swimmer and how much mentorship was a key to her success.

Notable moment: Big Night Out featured a different kind of live auction. Auctiontainer Latitia Fry led the audience through bidding for 2 incredible experiences but the winners were Big Brother Ron & Little Brother Keemar (interview suit for Keemar, haircuts and a special night out for the two of them) and Big Sister Hannah & Little Sister Zaida (including and interview suit for Zaida, professional headshot session and a special night out to see Wicked). The bidding was an amazing show of support for Big Brother Big Sisters!

  • Co-Chairs Camille French and Oscar De las salas
  • Paul Horton
  • Big Brother Sam Ciatu, Little Brother Seth, Little Brother Ayden and Big Brother Caleb Jay
  • Little Brother Raazi and Big Borther Geoff Nail
  • Little Sister Cheyanne and Big Sister Melissa Wilbur
  • Congressman Greg and Nicole Stanton
  • Laura Capello and Misty Hyman
  • Teresa and Casey Strunk
  • Kristin Sandquist, Jim Mapstead and Jeff Sandquist
  • Letitia Frye
  • Luciek Mkrdichian and Veronica Penzone
  • Big Brother Big Sister Dessert
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