a long-time volunteer for Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Former ‘Beauty, Brains and Heart’ winner joins Big Brothers Big Sisters board

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 3:30pm

MID-MAINE — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine (BBBSMM) welcomes Sarah Peabody as the newest member of its Board of Directors.

Peabody is a vice president at Bank of America, where she has worked for more than 24 years, currently serving as a strategies analyst. She has been an active volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine for more than a decade, serving as a school-based program coordinator as well as a Big Sister.

She serves on the Board’s Governance Committee and is a long-time volunteer for Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the agency’s largest fundraising event held in Midcoast, eastern and central Maine. Peabody also serves as treasurer and immediate past president of the local, corporate Toastmasters Club, a nonprofit educational organization that teaches leadership skills.

She was recognized with the “National Community Service Award” as USA Ambassador Mrs. Maine 2017 and as Mrs. Central Maine 2018, she was honored with the “Beauty, Brains and Heart Award” for promoting community service and positive pageantry.

In addition to her time promoting the mission of BBBSMM, she is also a volunteer “Wish Granter” with Make-a-Wish Maine.

Peabody lives in Washington with her husband, Barry. Together, they have four grown children. In her free time, she enjoys researching genealogy, photography, kayaking, travelling, and spending time near the water.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth in Androscoggin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Penobscot, Somerset, and Waldo counties. By partnering with parents, volunteers and organizations, children in the program have higher aspirations, greater confidence, develop better relationships, avoid risky behaviors and achieve educational success.

As a charity-driven organization that promotes success through leadership, integrity, character and confidence, USA Ambassador has adopted Big Brothers Big Sisters as its national charitable benefactor.

To learn more about defending youth potential through volunteer opportunities with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine, call 236-BBBS (2227) email info@bbbsmidmaine.org, or visit www.bbbsmidmaine.org.