Tuesday, January 28, 2014

January recognized as National Mentoring Month

Bristol Press (Bristol, CT) January 25, 2013

"In honor of National Mentoring Month, Gov. Dannel Malloy has recognized the contributions of mentors statewide and the thousands of other volunteers improving children’s lives by declaring January as Connecticut Mentoring Month.
In Bristol, over 200 mentors 'volunteer and come into our schools to be a friend and positive role model,' according to Jeanine Audette, district coordinator for the mentor and School to Business Partnership programs.
At the 2013 Governor’s Prevention Partnership recognition event Bristol had seven individuals honored for their participation in mentoring for over 15 years, she said. 'Out of a total of 22 statewide, that means Bristol had 33 percent of them. That is an amazing accomplishment.'" Read More

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