- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 7, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - An organization that matches up boys and girls with mentors is holding a meeting for people interested in becoming volunteers.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is holding an orientation session at its offices in Columbia on Tuesday.

The organization enrolls children ages 6 through 13 in Richland and Lexington counties. Organizers say mentors work with their assigned children about 4 to 6 hours per month.

In 2013, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia served 226 children in Richland and Lexington counties.

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www.bbbsgc.org

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