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June 18, 2013

Program proves successful

3 more boys need mentors

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ATTICA, Ind. —

  • Tommy is a 10-year-old boy who likes Xbox games, Legos, remote-control cars, fishing and basketball. He lives with his grandmother and is an only child. He needs a male role model to take him out to do things guys do and to help him socialize. He is excited about the opportunity to get a mentor.
  • John is an 8-year-old boy who likes video games, Disney, Nickelodeon, music and just hanging out. He needs a male role model to take him hiking and other activities to help him become more active and social.
  • Ethan is a 10-year-old boy who likes skateboarding, going to parks and swimming. He is quiet and has a hard time opening up. He needs attention and quality one-on-one time.

The Fountain County Mentoring Program asks mentors commit to 10 hours per month with their assigned youth for up to one year.

Contact Kathy Walker, program director of Fountain County Mentoring, at (765) 793-4881 or via e-mail at kwalker@capwi.org.

Fountain County Mentoring is administered by Community Action Program, Inc. of Western Indiana. For information about Community Action Program, Inc. of Western Indiana visit http://www.capwi.org.

 

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