Those present included, from left (front row): Kathy Schwartzhoff, Sally Bird, Elaine Holthaus, Linda Watson, Diane Sadler; (second row): Ben Steines, Katrina Cotant, John Beard, Heather Smith, Mark Kuhn, Dean Thompson, John Logsdon, Floyd Aschbacher and Denise Duffy; (back row): Ted Wilson, Shirley Zafft, Cindy Simpson and Carson Eggland. (Submitted photo)
Those present included, from left (front row): Kathy Schwartzhoff, Sally Bird, Elaine Holthaus, Linda Watson, Diane Sadler; (second row): Ben Steines, Katrina Cotant, John Beard, Heather Smith, Mark Kuhn, Dean Thompson, John Logsdon, Floyd Aschbacher and Denise Duffy; (back row): Ted Wilson, Shirley Zafft, Cindy Simpson and Carson Eggland. (Submitted photo)
The Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors recently signed a proclamation stating the following: Studies show mentoring is a highly effective strategy for preventing several key problems young people face; mentors are a highly valued source of friendship to youth in the county; and more mentors are needed to become a friend for youth. The supervisors proclaimed Mentoring Month in the county and asked everyone to join them in raising awareness of mentoring in its various forms, helping to recruit mentors and supporting the rapid growth of mentoring in the county. Those present included, from left (front row): Kathy Schwartzhoff, Sally Bird, Elaine Holthaus, Linda Watson, Diane Sadler; (second row): Ben Steines, Katrina Cotant, John Beard, Heather Smith, Mark Kuhn, Dean Thompson, John Logsdon, Floyd Aschbacher and Denise Duffy; (back row): Ted Wilson, Shirley Zafft, Cindy Simpson and Carson Eggland. (Submitted photo)