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January is Mentoring Month in Winneshiek County

Posted: Mon, Jan 6, 2020 4:34 PM
(Front row, from left): County Supervisors Floyd Ashbacher, John Beard, John Logsdon, Dean Thompson and Mark Kuhn. (Back row, from left): Winneshiek County Auditor Ben Steines, mentoring intern John Colucci III, State Representative Mike Bergan; Helping Services Mentoring Coordinator Colinne McCann, Helping Services Executive Director Carson Eggland, mentor Denise Duffy, Helping Services Mentoring Coordinator Kathy Schwartzhoff, Helping Services Director of Prevention Services Tessa Willie and mentor Martha Griesheimer

The Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors signed a proclamation declaring January 2020 as National Mentoring Month.

31 youths in Winneshiek County are currently matched with a mentor, while 9 others are waiting for a mentor.  Throughout the Helping Services' mentoring program, 148 kids are being served.