BTO Snapshot for February 2019

BTO Snapshot for February 2019

View the full report here. New mentoring matches slowed in January. Weather conditions brought school closures resulting in canceled mentor trainings for interested adults. Next month’s report will again show steady progress of new mentoring matches on all...
Family Night Out – February 2020

Family Night Out – February 2020

We owe a huge thank you to our Event Sponsors: NCCTK for providing the space, helping with promotion and all our posters and signs and covering some event costs. Manna Insurance for the social media support and event coordination. Thrivent Financial covering some...
James seemed depressed and withdrawn

James seemed depressed and withdrawn

A mentoring story: In middle school, James seemed depressed and withdrawn, and was lacking a father-figure in his family. He struggled with school and didn’t have much motivation. Staff wondered if he would like a mentor, and introduced him to Herm Franzen, a caring,...
Caring & Compassion in Mentoring

Caring & Compassion in Mentoring

Welcome back to the February Mentor Minute! Last month, we introduced five key character qualities that we can look to build into our students in 2020. These qualities are known as “The Five C’s of Youth Development,” and include: competence,...