This little brother in waiting is full of energy and love for baseball


Posted on September 3, 2009 at 11:50 PM

Updated Monday, Feb 15 at 9:15 AM

(WHAS11) - A Louisville seven year old is wondering, when will the wait end?

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His parents are divorced, and his mom turned to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana to find a male role model for her young son.? But that wait has stretched into seven long months. They need volunteers.

We had a great time, with them, and discovered one thing about Cameron; you better put your running shoes on, and then hold on for fun !

Cameron Konz, 7, is one of the Ironbirds at Lyndon recreation. He's joined the fall baseball league here.

His mom, Toni Konz, says he needs a special match.? His mom wants Cameron to have a role model who can show him how to be a great person who cares about everyone.

And course, you need to know how to throw a baseball.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana is to trying to get its waiting list down to zero by the end of the year. ?400 local children need matches.

As WHAS11 News celebrates twenty years of helping make those matches, we remind you that local staffers of the organization are by the phones right now here in town, to help you get started. They will meet you on your time and help get you on your way to a fulfilling match.

And the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana 400 campaign is now underway; nearly four hundred young children to middle schoolers, who just need a little of your time. ?Check out