Donna's Ditties: September 2017

Thanks to all who joined us last night, September 27th, for our Mentor School Year Kickoff. We had such a great time hearing about your mentees and listening to you brainstorm together about ways to grow in your mentoring relationship. Thank you James Brown & Nampa Civic Center for making us feel so welcome! Thank you to all who helped put the event together and to those who donated raffle items. We made nearly $1,000 for our kid scholarships!

The Mentoring Network board is pleased to announce that they will once again be having a Bowl-a-thon fundraiser on Saturday, October 28th from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Nampa Bowl. We are looking for teams and sponsors to join in the event. If you are interested in participating or would like to act as a sponsor, please contact us. More information will be coming on our bowl-a-thon website HERE.

West Middle School in Nampa has a 3 part series that they have invited our mentors to participate in. All will be at West Middle School at 28 S. Midland Blvd Nampa, ID 83651. Mentors, parents, and the general public are all invited. More information can be found HERE.

Bullying/Gang/Drug Awareness Presenter: Nampa Police Department October 12, 2017 from 6-8 p.m.

Appropriate Social Media Use Presenter: Attorney General's Office & Canyon County Prosecutor's Office November 1, 2017 from 6-8 p.m.

Suicide Prevention Presenter: Dept. of H & W & Idaho Lives Project December 14, 2017 6-8 p.m.

Do you want a mentor chum to reach out to for support and encouragement throughout the school year? Let us know and we will find another mentor for you to bounce ideas off.

We are also planning to experiment on a trial group of online, live gatherings. This will allow you to ask questions and share comments with us and other mentor/community members...learning and sharing...supporting and encouraging. If you would like to be a part, again, let us know.

Check out our new matches below!



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