Outstanding Big Brother of the Year Featured on the popular NBC Connecticut news series, Connecticut in Color
Big Brother Dan Fortes is the recipient of the organization’s 2022 John M. Clapp Outstanding Big Brother of the Year Award – which was presented at the Big Brothers Big Sister of the Year Awards event held on Thursday, May 19th at the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford. Dan recently talked about the award and his take on mentoring with reporter/anchor Leslie Mayes of NBC Connecticut. The interview was later broadcast on the station’s Connecticut in Color series
NBC Connecticut is the state affiliate of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC). The station broadcasts throughout Connecticut and beyond.
Connecticut in Color gives voice to the stories, the people and the issues that make Connecticut special. In the ongoing series, viewers are invited to participate in engaging, candid and inspirational conversations about race, ethnicity and gender.
Pictured above at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Year Awards event are, from left, Andy Fleischmann, President & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Connecticut; Dan Fortes, John M. Clapp Outstanding Big Brother of the Year; and Donte, Dan’s Little Brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.