Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Mentoring programs give youths a little extra boost

CT Post (Stamford, CT) February 18, 2011

"Nearly every month, Nicole McFarlane has a lunch date that is not to be missed. The menu is simple, typically some pizza and soda, but the conversation is rich and the company is always priceless.
McFarlane, 33, is a mentor to Shannon Garcia, 17. McFarlane is one of 17 employees of Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment who are matched with high school-aged students from Stamford's Alternative Routes to Success program.
Mentors and mentees keep in touch online once a week, and once a month, the entire group gets together for lunch and conversation in a conference room at WWE headquarters.
McFarlane, who works in TV production, got involved when the program launched two years ago." Read More

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