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Public Communications (MS-11)
614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598

Date: December 18 2006
Contact: Mary Ellen de la Pena, Personnel & Human Services
Phone: (360) 337-4878
No. 06-104

Kitsap County Celebrates Mentoring Month

PORT ORCHARD, WA—Kitsap County will celebrate National and Kitsap County Mentoring Month in January 2007 by hosting a multimedia event on Monday, January 8, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., at the Community Room in the Norm Dicks Government Center.

The event, organized by the Kitsap Youth Mentoring Consortium, will feature community leaders and teens who will talk about the importance of providing support and guidance for youth to promote their success in school and in life. Among the community leaders to speak will be Kitsap County Commissioner Chris Endresen, Superior Court Judge Theodore Spearman and South Kitsap School District Superintendent Beverly Cheney. Youth mentors from the North Kitsap High School Teen Mentor Program and the Poulsbo Junior High Peer Mentor Program are also scheduled to speak. One of the themes of the event is “Who mentored you? Thank them and pass it on!” Program staff and mentors from eleven different programs mentor programs will be on hand to answer questions, and resource information will also be available.

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Last Updated:  May 27, 2014