Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Mayor Jenks proclaims January “Mentoring Month” in Rolla

Realizing that the future of Rolla, the state of Missouri, and Phelps County rests on the hopes and dreams of its children, Rolla Mayor Bill Jenks, III proclaimed the month of January “Mentoring Month in Rolla” on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at Rolla City Hall. 
(Pictured with Mayor Jenks (front row, l to r) are: Jenna Clack, mentor and a student majoring in Chemical Engineering at Missouri S&T; Mayor Jenks and Wendy Salabay, mentor and also a student majoring in Chemical Engineering at S&T; (back row, l to r): Rachael Karr, Program Coordinator, Mentoring Makes A Difference, Prevention Consultants of Missouri and Jamie Myers, Executive Director, Prevention Consultants of Missouri). 
Now in its ninth year, Mentoring Makes A Difference currently consists of 32 matches from the community at all three area elementary schools, Rolla Middle School and Rolla Junior High School. 
Mentoring Month provides an opportunity to recognize and commend the efforts of local mentoring programs and their volunteers, and raise community awareness of the importance and effectiveness of mentoring. 
(Scott Grahl/City of Rolla Photo).

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