January 18 proclaimed Indian River County Mentoring Day

VERO BEACH — In recognition of National Mentoring Month, Children’s Home Society of Florida petitioned Indian River County to proclaim January 18, 2011 as Indian River County Mentoring Day.

In 2009-2010, Children’s Home Society of Florida was supported by 5,379 individual volunteers who worked 96,067 hours volunteer time, valued at $2,003,007. Children’s Home Society of Florida has provided resources to expand mentoring opportunities and training for mentors to help build healthy families and communities and provide youth with strong role models.

On behalf of Children’s Home Society of Florida, Marta Schneider, Chairman for Indian River County Advisory Board, Treasure Coast Division, accepted the Indian River County proclamation from Indian River County Commissioner Joseph E. Flescher.

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