Pictured is the Libertyville Boys Cross Country team presenting the $1000 check to Jeremy Foster of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago at cross country practice at the Libertyville High School track on Monday August 30, 2010.
The Libertyville High School Boys Cross Country Team raised $1000.00 for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago. The team sold discount cards for local Libertyville businesses with the help of NFP Sports fundraising. Top fundraisers were Nick Korhumel, Easton Huch and Nick Young. Following a team tradition, the members elected to give half of their proceeds to charity and selected as one of their charities Big Brothers/Big Sisters local Metropolitan Chicago branch. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago helps children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships. They are A+ rated by charitywatch.org. Their website is www.bbbs.org. The boys cross country team website is http://lhswildcats.org/crosscountry. The team is coached by Mark Buesing, Matt Condron, and Caitlin Bye.