Did You Know? – Rich Smetana

Get to Know Sun City Shadow Hills Staff

Rich helped establish Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert here in the Coachella Valley. Rich was a member of the Founding Board of Directors of the local chapter of BBBS of America. He also served as President of the local chapter from 1996 to 1997. BBBS help youth, ages 6 through 18, of all backgrounds reach their potential through one-to-one mentoring relationships. In 2016 BBBS served 370 children in their mentoring programs. BBBS is an organization that turns little Moments into Big Magic in many children’s lives. BBBS of the Desert has been recognized nationally for its accomplishments by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

The next time you see Rich, thank him for helping to bring BBBS to the desert and for helping children in our community.

Rich with his wife Cida