Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama will host their annual 'Shining Stars' dinner at the Tuscaloosa River Market on Thursday, April 14th.

The evening will spotlight the purpose of Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama, with several of their "Bigs" and "Littles" in attendance sharing their stories.

This year's featured guest speaker will be legendary football coach Bobby Bowden. Bowden coached the Florida State Seminoles from 1976 to 2009 and during this time led FSU to an Associated Press and Coaches Poll National Title in 1993 and a BCS National Championship in 1999, as well as twelve Atlantic Coast Conference championships.

Tickets to the 'Shining Stars' dinner are $100 per person and can be purchased here. Tables are also available by calling 205.758.5734.