"The BIG Night Out" benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Georgia Mountains is Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Creative Arts Guild. The event features a Las Vegas casino theme with gaming tables, food and beverages and a silent auction. All proceeds after expenses will benefit the programs of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Georgia Mountains. Game tables open at 7 p.m. Free shuttle service is available to and from the event. To learn more or to purchase tickets, contact Big Brothers Big Sisters at (706) 278-0702 or email@example.com. The local organization has mentored youth for 48 years through two programs. The community-based Big Brothers Big Sisters Program provides mentors to youth that participate in activities in the community. The Buddy Program is the in-school mentoring program. "Bigs" meet with their "Little" in the school setting providing tutoring and social activities for one hour per week. More than 300 children received one-to-one mentoring through programs in 2017.