January 5, 2006
Contact: Mary Ellen de la Pena
Phone: (360) 337-4878
Kitsap County Celebrates Mentoring
ORCHARD, WA—Kitsap County will celebrate National Mentoring Month
in January 2006 by hosting a multimedia event on Tuesday, January 10, 5:30
to 7:00 p.m., at the Community Room in the Norm Dicks Government Center.
organized by the Kitsap Youth Mentoring Consortium, will feature
Commissioner Jan Angel and Retired Bremerton Police Chief Rob Forbes, who
will talk about their own mentors and the importance of providing support
and guidance to youth to promote their success in school and in life. One of
the themes of the event is “Who mentored you? Thank them and pass it on!”
Staff and mentors from nine different programs across the county will be on
hand to answer questions, and resource information will also be available.