Mentoring in the News

June 2017

Vermont Delegation Announces $3 Million in AmeriCorps Funding
DREAM
Vermont  Digger, June 2, 2017

May 2017

Mobius Seeking Applicants for the 2017-2018 Vermont Mentoring Grants
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Vermont  Digger, May 31, 2017

Mobius Seeks Applicants for the 2017-2018 Vermont Mentoring Grants
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Vermont Business Magazine, May 31, 2017

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windham County to go Statewide
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windham
The Common, May 31, 2017

Mobius Seeking Applicants for Vermont Mentoring GrantsVermont Mentoring Grants 2017-2018 Process Open
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Business Vermont, May 30, 2017

Dream Philadelphia just won $100,000 from NRG
DREAM
Generosity, May 25, 2017

People’s United Community Foundation Awards $2,500 to Mobius
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Vermont Business Magazine, May 24, 2017

Mobius Convenes Vermont Mentoring Symposium in Waterbury
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Vermont Business Magazine, May 14, 2017

Mobius Executive Director, Chad Butt, and Congressman Peter Welch at the 2017 Vermont Mentoring Symposium!

Mobius Executive Director, Chad Butt, and Congressman Peter Welch at the 2017 Vermont Mentoring Symposium!

Demand that Your Voice is Heard
Mobius
Colchester Sun, May 10, 2017

Mobius to Convene Second Annual Vermont Mentoring Symposium
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Vermont Business Magazine, May 5, 2017

Matching Mentors With Kids Who Need Them Most
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WCAX, May 5, 2017

Mobius to Convene Second Annual Vermont Mentoring Symposium
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VTDigger, May 4, 2017

April 2017

Community Science Night at ECHO
The DREAM Program
North Avenue News, April 7, 2017

ECHO Hosts Youth Mentoring Pairs for Community Science Night
Mobius
Hometown, April 7, 2017

Essex FriendCHIPS Mentoring Program Goes to ECHO
Essex FriendCHIPS
The Essex Reporter, April 6, 2017

Our Opinion: Big Brothers Big Sisters Needs Your Help Today
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont
Brattleboro Reformer, April 5, 2017

Milton Mentors get the ECHO Experience
Milton Mentoring
Milton Independent, April 5, 2017

 

March 2017

ECHO Leahy Center Hosts more than 200 Mentors and Youth Mentees for Community Science Night
Watershed Mentoring
St. Albans Messenger, March 31, 2017

Grand Isle Mentoring

Grand Isle Mentoring Program outside of ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain on Community Science Night 2017!

ECHO Hosts Grand Isle Mentoring for a Celebration of Mentoring
Grand Isle County Mentoring
The Islander, March 28, 2017

Mentors, mentees get inside look at ECHO
Mobius
NBC5, March 24, 2017

Learn more about the Mobius Mentoring Program
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NBC5, March 24, 2017

Echo Celebrates Community Science Night
Mobius
NBC5, March 24, 2017

February 2017

Become a Mentor at CVU
Connecting Youth
The Citizen, February 23, 2017

Statehouse Event Celebrates Mentors, Mentees, and Supporters
Mobius
Burlington Free Press, February 3, 2017

Local Mentoring Programs Celebrate Mentor Appreciation Night
Connecting Youth
Shelburne News, February 1, 2017

National Mentoring Month: January 2017

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Youth Mentoring in Windsor County
Windsor County Partners
The Vermont Journal, January 25, 2017

Official Vermont Mentoring Month Proclamation
Mobius
Vermont.org, January 23, 2017

January is Proclaimed National Mentoring Month in Vermont
JUMP
Caledonian Record, January 23, 2017

Dinner Will Support Local Mentor Project
The Mentoring Project of the Upper Valley
The Valley News, January 22, 2017

Governor, Supporters Proclaim January National Mentoring Month
Mobius
Business Vermont, January 20, 2017

Mobious, Gov Scott, and Other Supporters Proclaim January as National Mentoring Month in Vermont
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VT Digger, January 20, 2017

Mobius and Supporters to Host Mentoring Month Celebration at Statehouse on Wednesday
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Caledonian Record, January 16, 2017

Mobius and Supporters to Host Mentoring Month Celebration at Statehouse on Jan 18 sponsor banner group shot with text
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VT Digger, January 15, 2017

Mobius Hosts Mentoring Month Celebration at Statehouse Jan 18
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Vermont Biz , January 14, 2017

National Mentoring Month on Stuck In Vermont
King Street Center
Seven Days , January 12, 2017

Become a Mentor; Gain a Friend
Mobius
Local 22 & Local 44 , January 11, 2017

Thank You to my Connecting Youth Mentor
Connecting Youth
Shelburne News , January 11, 2017

Ellen Dorsch is the United Way Volunteer of the Week
Grand Isle County Mentoring Program
Burlington Free Press, January 9, 2017

Vermont Groups Work to Match Young Refugees with Community Mentors
Play in the Wild
NBC 5, January 5, 2017

SB Mentoring Celebrates with Winter Gala
SB Mentoring
The Other Paper, January 5, 2017

Vermont Mentoring Awards Grant to SB School
SB Mentoring/ Mobius
The Other Paper, January 5, 2017

Finalist for the 2017 Vermont Mentor of the Year Award Announced
Mobius
Vermont Biz, January 3, 2017


December 2016

Washington Programs Get Mentoring Grants
Washington County Programs
Waterbury Record, December 29, 2016

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Bryan Richheimer and his mentee!

Big Bro Nominated for Mentor Award
Big Brothers Big Sisters – Bennington
Manchester Journal, December 29, 2016

Big Bro Nominated for Mentor Award
Big Brothers Big Sisters – Bennington
Brattleboro Reformer, December 28, 2016

Local Mentor Finalist for Mentor of the Year Award
Grand Isle County Mentoring Program
The Islander, December 27, 2016

Big Bro Nominated for Mentor Award
Big Brothers Big Sisters – Bennington
Bennington Banner, December 25, 2016

This Just In: Comcast and Mobius Annouce the Nominees for 2017 Mentor of the Year Award
Mobius
Times Argus, December 24, 2016

This Just In: Comcast and Mobius Announce the Nominees for 2017 Mentor of the Year Award
Mobius
Rutland Herald, December 24, 2016

Mobius and Comcast Announce the Finalists for the 2017 Vermont Mentor of the Year Award
Mobius
VT Digger, December 22, 2016

Make Mentoring Your New Year Resolution
Mobius
Mountain Gazette, December 13, 2016

December Mentoring Profile
Grand Isle County Mentoring
The Islander, December 13, 2016

Shop Replaces High-Schooler’s Stolen Bike
Spectrum
Burlington Free Press, December 1, 2016

 

November 2016

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Mobius Wins the 2017 Way To Go Challenge for the Small Business Category!

Alex Rose: A Mentoring Program Worth Copying
SB Mentoring
VT Digger, November 30, 2016

Winners Announced for This Year’s Way To Go! Challenge
Mobius
VT Digger, November 30, 2016

Mobius Announces the Receipients of the 2016-2017 Vermont Mentoring Grants
Mobius
Trendy Times, November 29, 2016

Local Opiate Response Group Awarded $4K Mentoring Grant
Randolph Area Opiate Response Organization
The Herald, November 24, 2016

Grand Isle County Mentoring Receives Grant
Grand Isle County Mentoring
The Islander, November 22, 2016

Mobius Announces Receipients of 2016-2017 Vermont Mentoring Grants
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Caledonian Record, November 14, 2016

CVU Expands Connecting Youth Mentoring Program
Connecting Youth
Shelburne News, November 9, 2016

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The recipients of the 2017 Vermont Mentoring Grants have been announced!

Mobius Awards Over $300k in 2016-2017 Vermont Mentoring Grants
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VT Digger, November 7, 2016

Mobius Announces Recipients of the 2016-2017 Vermont Mentoring Grants
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Vermont Biz, November 7, 2016

 

October 2016

It Takes A Mentor
Mentoring
The New York Times, October, 2016

Johnson State College Halloween Fundraiser for The DREAM Program
The DREAM Program
Stowe Today, October 13, 2016

The Table: Lee Ann Donner, New Approaches to Mentoring
Spectrum
The Burlington Free Press, October 10, 2016

 

September 2016

Candidates for Governor Forum on Vermont Youth
Windsor County Partners
VTDigger, September 30, 2016

Mike Loner: Chronic Absenteeism Hurting Students
The Dream Program
VT Digger, September 25, 2016

Mike Loner: Mentoring’s Effect on School Attendance
The Dream Program
Times Argus, September 24, 2016

 

August 2016

Innovate: Hires and Promotions September 2016 (Chad Butt)

Mobius
Burlington Free Press, August 31, 2016

Mobius Executive Director Chad Butt was recently elected to MENTOR's Mentoring Partnership Advisory Council.

Mobius Executive Director Chad Butt was recently elected to MENTOR’s Mentoring Partnership Advisory Council.

Executive Director of Mobius Elected to National Mentoring Partnership Advisory Council

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Vermont Business Magazine, August 30, 2016

This Just In: Council Elects Chad Butt

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Barre-Montpelier Times Argus, August 27, 2016

This Just In: Council Elects Chad Butt

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Rutland Herald, August 27, 2016

Executive Director of Mobius Elected to National Mentoring Partnership Advisory Council

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Business Vermont, August 25, 2016

Executive Director of Mobius Elected to National Mentoring Partnership Advisory Council

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VTDigger, August 25, 2016

Mark Redmond Named Champlain College’s 2016 Distinguished Citizen

Spectrum
Vermont Business Magazine, August 23, 2016

Little Bellas’ Founder Gets Olympic Send Off

Little Bellas
Rachel Karcz, WPTZ, August 15, 2016

New NEKYS Jump Coordinator Named (Wes Robertson)

JUMP Mentoring Program
Connie Sandahl, Caledonian Record, August 4, 2016

Off to the Duck Races for Northeast Kingdom Youth Services JUMP Mentoring Program

JUMP Mentoring Program
Wes Robertson, Caledonian Record, August 3, 2016

Faces and Places: Bonnie Ferro and Rob Niccolai

Mobius
Business People Vermont, August 2016

 

July 2016

Mentoring Moves Young Students in the Right Direction

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
3BL Media, July 29, 2016

Innovate Hires and Promotions for July (Rob Niccolai and Bonnie Ferro)

Mobius
Burlington Free Press, July 28, 2016

Rob Niccolai Joins Mobius Board of Directors

Mobius
The Citizen, July 7, 2016

Bonnie Ferro and Rob Niccolai recently joined the Mobius Board of Directors.

Bonnie Ferro and Rob Niccolai recently joined the Mobius Board of Directors.

Mobius Adds Board Members

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Barre-Montpelier Times Argus, July 7, 2016

Mobius Adds Board Members

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Rutland Herald, July 7, 2016

Bonnie Ferro and Rob Niccolai Join Mobius Board of Directors

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Business Vermont, July 5, 2016

Bonnie Ferro and Rob Niccolai Join Mobius Board of Directors

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Vermont Business Magazine, July 1, 2016

Bonnie Ferro and Rob Niccolai Join Mobius Board of Directors

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VTDigger, July 1, 2016

 

May 2016

Mobius Accepting Mentoring Grant Applications

Mobius and the DREAM Program (interview)
Mike Curkov, My Champlain Valley/Fox 44, May 13, 2016

Bowl for Kids Sake Benefit Raises Almost $40,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windham County
Brattleboro Reformer, May 8, 2016

FriendCHIPS Mentor Pair of the Month: Jadyn and Johanna (page 16)

Essex FriendCHIPS
Essex Reporter, May 5, 2016

Essex CHIPS to Host 5K to Benefit Mentoring (page 5)

Essex FriendCHIPS
Essex Reporter, May 5, 2016

Mobius Seeking Applicants for the 2016-2017 Vermont Mentoring Grants

Mobius
VTDigger, May 5, 2016

April 2016

Read to Win: Racecar Drivers Encourage Student Literacy

Everybody Wins! Vermont
Eagle Times, April 30, 2016

FriendCHIPS Mentoring Pair of the Month (Mark Andrews and Raiden)

Essex CHIPS FriendCHIPS Mentoring
Essex Reporter, April 28, 2016

Mobius recently received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to support the K-12 Mentoring Initiative.

Mobius recently received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to support the K-12 Mentoring Initiative.

Walmart Awards $25,000 Grant to Mobius to Support K-12 Mentoring Initiative

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Vermont Business Magazine, April 23, 2016

Walmart Awards $25k to Mobius

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Rutland Herald, April 16, 2016

Walmart Awards $25K to Mobius

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Barre-Montpelier Times Argus, April 16, 2016

Walmart Awards $25,000 Grant to Mobius to Support K-12 Mentoring Initiative

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VTDigger, April 15, 2016

Highlights from Journey Mentoring’s Senior Hurrah

Journey Mentoring
CVT Sports, April 14, 2016

Mobius Executive Director Chad Butt facilitated a mentor pair panel at the inaugural Vermont Mentoring Symposium on Tuesday, April 5: Mark Johnson and Frank Willis (King Street Center’s Junior Senior Buddies Program); Justin Blackman and Vaughn Winter, and Sandra Batchelder and Samantha Flanagan (Girls/Boyz First). This statewide event, held in recognition of National Volunteer Month, brought together around 50 staff and board members from adult-to-youth mentoring programs across Vermont for a day of networking and professional development.

Mobius Executive Director Chad Butt facilitated a mentor pair panel at the inaugural Vermont Mentoring Symposium on Tuesday, April 5: Justin Blackman and Vaughn Winter, and Sandra Batchelder and Samantha Flanagan (Girls/Boyz First); and Mark Johnson and Frank Willis (King Street Center’s Junior Senior Buddies Program).

Mobius to Convene Inaugural Vermont Mentoring Symposium at VTC on April 5

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Trendy Times, April 5, 2016

Mobius to Convene Inaugural Vermont Mentoring Symposium

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VTDigger, April 1, 2016

Mobius to Convene Inaugural Vermont Mentoring Symposium at Vermont Technical College on April 5

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Vermont Business Magazine, April 1, 2016

Vermonter’s Ball (Vermont Young Professionals)

Mobius (beneficiary of silent auction)
Event Listing, Seven Days, April 5, 2016

Annual Spectrum Sleep Out

Spectrum Mentoring Program (Mentor of the Year Bob Wheel and mentee Ryan)
Megan Humphrey, My Champlain Valley/Fox44, April 1, 2016

ECHO Hosts Adult Mentors, Youth Mentees

King Street Center and Howard Center Community Friends
Burlington Free Press, April 1, 2016

March 2016

These mentor pairs from the King Street Center were some of the more than 200 adults and youth mentees who attended Community Science Night, a free annual event for mentor pairs, hosted by the ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain.

These mentor pairs from the King Street Center were some of the more than 200 adults and youth mentees who attended Community Science Night, a free annual event for mentor pairs from the Chittenden County Mentoring Network.  The event is hosted by the ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain and the E-Team (student educators).

Community Science Night a Hit for Mentors and Mentees Alike

King Street Center
The Citizen, March 31, 2016

ECHO Hosts Local Mentors and Mentees for Community Science Night

Grand Isle County Mentoring Program
Karen Browning, The Islander, March 22, 2016

Making Connections: The Team Behind the Mentor Connector

Mentor Connector
Joanna Tebbs Young, Rutland Reader, March 10, 2016

People’s United Community Foundation Awards $3,000 Grant to Everybody Wins! Vermont

Everybody Wins! Vermont
VTDigger, March 10, 2016

Chittenden County Receives Almost $20k in Grants for Local Projects

Mobius
The Citizen, March 3, 2016

February 2016:

Building Community One T-Shirt at a Time

Connecting Youth Mentoring at Charlotte Central School
Madison Hakey, Charlotte News, February 25, 2016

People’s United Community Foundation Awards $2,500 Grant to Mobius

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VTDigger, February 22, 2016

People’s United Community Foundation Awards $45,000 in Funding

Mobius, Everybody Wins! Vermont, Spectrum, Milton Mentors
Tim McQuiston, Vermont Business Magazine, February 22, 2016

Mobius Partners with Comcast to Offer Internet Essentials to Qualified Youth Mentees and their Families

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VTDigger, February 18, 2016

National Mentoring Month

Middlebury College Community Engagement Office
Nestor Martinez, Middlebury Campus, February 17, 2016

Patrick Leduc and his former mentee Cody, a mentor pair through VSAC Gear UP, were interviewed on The :30 on February 15, 2016.

Patrick Leduc and his former mentee Cody, a mentor pair through VSAC Gear UP, were interviewed on The :30 on February 15, 2016.

The Power of Mentors: Interview with Patrick Leduc and Cody Jones

VSAC Gear Up
Keith McGilvery, The :30, WCAX, February 15, 2016

Windsor County Partners Soda and Seltzer

Windsor County Partners
Nancy Nutile-McMenemy, The Vermont Standard, February 3, 2016

Mentoring Month at the Vermont Statehouse

Mobius
North Avenue News, February 2, 2016

Small and Inspiring Grants Program at the Vermont Community Foundation

Mobius
VTDigger, February 1, 2016

Faces and Places: New Board Member Nate Formalarie

Mobius
Business People Vermont, February 2016

 

National Mentoring Month: January 2016

Mentoring Month Vermont 2016

Good Things in Small Packages: Vermont Community Foundation Small and Inspiring Grants

Mobius
Vermont Business Magazine, January 29, 2016

SB Mentoring Program Awarded Mobius Grant

SB Mentoring
The Other Paper, January 27, 2016

Mobius and Supporters Celebrate National Mentoring Month at Vermont Statehouse

Mobius
Vermont Business Magazine, January 27, 2016

Michael Schirling, retired Chief of Police in Burlington, was Mobius' Spokesperson for National Mentoring Month 2016!

Michael Schirling, retired Chief of Police in Burlington, was Mobius’ Spokesperson for National Mentoring Month 2016!

Make a Difference in Your Community: Mentor

Mobius
Commentary by Chief Michael Schirling, VTDigger, January 26, 2016

Building Relationships

Everybody Wins! Vermont
Commentary by Everybody Wins! VT E.D. Beth Wallace, Times Argus, January 25, 2016

Mobius and Supporters Host Mentoring Celebration at Vermont Statehouse

Mobius, JUMP Mentoring (Northeast Kingdom Youth Services)
Caledonian and Orleans Records, January 25, 2016

Mobius and Supporters Celebrate National Mentoring Month at the Vermont Statehouse

Mobius
VTDigger, January 25, 2016

United Way Volunteer of the Week: Mentor Laura Burnham

The DREAM Program
Burlington Free Press, January 24, 2016

Mentoring is Life Changer

Windsor County Partners
Commentary by Peggy Kehew, Rutland Herald, January 22, 2016

My Turn: Mentor in Real Life

Mobius
Commentary by Chief Michael Schirling, Burlington Free Press, January 21, 2016

Essex Mentor Pair Shares Laughter, Support

Essex FriendCHIPS
Corey Flanders, Essex Reporter, January 21, 2016

Wheel Named 2016 Mentor of the Year

Spectrum mentor Bob Wheel (center) was honored by Comcast as the 2016 Vermont Mentor of the Year!

Spectrum mentor Bob Wheel (center) was honored by Comcast as the 2016 Vermont Mentor of the Year!

Spectrum
The Other Paper, January 20, 2016

Two-Way Street: Mentors Help Kids Rein in Good Lives

Watershed Mentoring
Elaine Ezerins, Saint Albans Messenger, January 19, 2016

Mentors Change Lives: Thanks and Much Gratitude to Grand Isle County Mentors

Grand Isle County Mentoring Program
The Islander, January 19, 2016

Reflections on Mentoring in Central Vermont

Mobius
Commentary by Mobius Board Chair Amy Cunningham, Times Argus, January 18, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Everybody Wins! Calls for More Literacy Volunteers

Everybody Wins! Vermont
Valley News, January 17, 2016

January United Way/WPTZ Hometown Hero: Mentor Emily Harwood

Howard Center Community Friends mentor Emily Harwood (left, alongside her mentee Destiny) was honored as WPTZ/United Way's Hometown Hero for National Mentoring Month 2016!

Howard Center Community Friends mentor Emily Harwood (left, alongside her mentee Destiny) was honored as WPTZ/United Way’s Hometown Hero for National Mentoring Month 2016!

Howard Center’s Community Friends
WPTZ, January 14, 2016

Proclaiming National Mentoring Month

Mobius, Girls/Boyz First Mentoring
Times Argus, January 14, 2016

Mobius to Host National Mentoring Month Celebration January 14th

Mobius
Vermont Business Magazine, January 14, 2016

Mentoring Game Night a Huge Success

Grand Isle County Mentoring Program
The Islander, January 12, 2016

Mobius and Supporters to Host Mentoring Month Celebration

Mobius
Caledonian and Orleans Records, January 11, 2016

Mobius and Supporters to Host National Mentoring Celebration at the Statehouse

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VTDigger, January 11, 2016

Letter from Marie

17-year-old Girls/Boyz First mentee wrote a letter thanking her mentor Judy, that was published in the Times Argus!

17-year-old Girls/Boyz First mentee Marie Russ (left) wrote a letter thanking her mentor Judy, that was published in the Times Argus!

Girls/Boyz First Mentoring
Commentary by Mentee Marie Russ, Times Argus, January 11, 2016

Local Schools Benefit from Vermont Mentoring Grants

Addison Northeast Supervisory Union mentoring programs, Everybody Wins! Vermont, DREAM
Addison Independent, January 10, 2016

Twinfield and Area Towns Celebrate Mentoring Month

Twinfield Together Mentoring
Times Argus, January 8, 2016

Celebrate National Mentoring Month

SB Mentoring
Commentary by Patrick Leduc, The Other Paper, January 7, 2016

Matching Mentors: Grant Gives Momentum to Connector Efforts

Everybody Wins! Vermont, DREAM, Mentor Connector
Bruce Edwards, Rutland Reader, January 6, 2016

United Way Volunteer of the Week: Mentor Susan Larkin

Grand Isle County Mentoring Program
Burlington Free Press, January 5, 2016

January is National Mentoring Month

Susan Larkin, a mentor through Grand Isle County Mentoring, was honored by the United Way as a Volunteer of the Week!

Susan Larkin, a mentor through Grand Isle County Mentoring, was honored by the United Way as a Volunteer of the Week!

Grand Isle County Mentoring Program
The Islander, January 5, 2016

Volunteer to be a Mentor

Twinfield Together Mentoring Program
Commentary by Mentor Joseph Gainza, Times Argus, January 4, 2016

2015 in Review: Mentoring in Bellows Falls

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windham County
The Vermont Journal, January 4, 2016

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