YOUTH MENTORING NEWSLETTER | Allamakee, Howard, Winneshiek
LET’S EXPLORE EFFIGY MOUNDS .
It’s time to do a little hiking and exploring at Effigy Mounds near Harpers Ferry. Our group event for mentees, mentors, Mentors For A Day, and waiting youth will be Saturday, October 12 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
We will be exploring a small portion of the Effigy Mounds National Monument area and going through their indoor displays. We will then travel to Pikes Peak State Park to enjoy a picnic lunch, scavenger hunt, and a short hike.
Carpooling from Decorah will leave from the Helping Services’ office at 10: a.m. Please RSVP to Kathy or Colinne by Monday, October 7. When you RSVP, share if you wish to carpool or if you will be traveling to Effigy Mounds using your own transportation.
School-based match Addy and Carol enjoy spending time together.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS.
STEERING COMMITTEE MEETINGS.
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Winneshiek County Steering Committee members, Colleen, Diane, Allison, and Kulla were recognized for their volunteerism at the August Family Picnic.
FUNDING HELPS MAKE MENTORING POSSIBLE.
The cost of keeping a quality mentoring program functioning to its greatest potential is a challenge. Below are a few of the funders who specifically support Youth Mentoring.
T Rex and Lawrence are hanging out at the Children’s Museum of La Crosse.
HOUSEKEEPING ITEMS ABOUT EVENTS .
Youth Mentoring plans many fun and exciting events over the course of the year. We wanted to remind you of a few housekeeping items related to events.
Kevin and Ben play a giant game of Operation at the children’s museum event.
VAPING TRAINING IN NOVEMBER .
Have you heard youth talking about vaping and wondered what they were talking about? Wonder no more, on Tuesday, November 19 from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at Notre Dame Elementary in Cresco, we are having a training on vaping.
Mentors, Mentors For A Day, parents and guardians are invited and encouraged to attend. Everyone is welcome! We will be educated about vaping and how it is affecting our youth. Please RSVP to your mentoring coordinator by Wednesday, November 13!
MENTORING STAFF .
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