across the area BBBS to hold reception Tuesday Big Brothers Big Sisters is currently celebrating 50 years of programming in Blair County. On Tuesday, the agency is having a "Mentoring Matters" Reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at Baker Mansion, Altoona. Alumni Bigs & Littles, current board members and individuals interested in mentoring will be getting together. Come share your success stories, hear an alumni's story and help spread the word on what volunteer opportunities the agency has. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit bbbsblaircounty.org or follow BBBS on Facebook.