Big Brother Big Sister teams with Unison

NORWICH – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chenango County partnered with employees at Unison earlier this month in an effort to match kids in the program with the best mentor while also exposing the kids to different fields of science and technology.

During a day trip to Unison industries, 10 kids in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program learned what it takes to make a plane fly and other basic concepts of aviation as 12 different GE employees gave them a tour of the factory, lessons in electricity and power generation, airplane trivia, and a close-up look at an air craft engine.

According to GE employee and Big Brothers Big Sisters Advisory Committee member Dawn Thomas, the first-time partnership was a worth while experiment between the two organizations.

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