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Neighbors Growing Together | Nov 23, 2017

Mentors soughtfor Pence students

Apr 10, 2017

Kelsie Roland, Pence Elementary School counselor, is encouraging local seniors to act as mentors to elementary students.

The extra attention helps motivate students to excel, said Roland.

Mentoring involves meeting one-on-one with students for 20 minutes or so weekly or semimonthly anytime 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Mentors talk and listen with them or play a short game together in private spaces at Pence.

Contact Retired and Senior Volunteer Program coordinator John Miller at 919-4242 or j.miller@wapellocouw.org.

Miller also can be contacted for other RSVP volunteer opportunities.

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