The DeSoto County Chamber of Commerce held ribbon cuttings for two great new nonprofits recently.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast-DeSoto and Pregnancy Solutions are both new to the area.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast provides one-to-one mentoring relationships to children ages 6-18 years old throughout the Gulf Coast of Florida in Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Highlands, Hardee, Charlotte, Lee, Hendry and Collier counties.

The Big Brothers Big Sisers office in DeSoto is located at 3267 US-17, Arcadia, FL 34266.

For more information, call 941-815-9734 or go to

Pregnancy Solutions provides support and information for women, men, and youth with life-affirming options and support. The no-cost services include: sexual risk avoidance education for youth, pregnancy confirmation, ultrasound, mentorship, parent education, material support and abortion healing.

The group has a positive impact on the community by helping individuals and families become healthier, stronger and more stable.Pregnancy Solutions is can be found at 209 W. Oak St., Arcadia, FL 34266.

For more information, call 941-408-7100, or go to