Category Archives: Mentoring

‘Be Someone Who Matters to Someone Who Matters’

“Be Someone Who Matters to Someone Who Matters” was the theme of National Mentoring Month in January. A recent national survey of young people commissioned by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, showed that 4.5 million of at-risk youth will be matched in mentoring relationships through mentoring programs while they are growing up. Another 10.5 million […]

Beth Berry is Making a Difference

Beth Berry, who recently retired as high school coordinator of the TORCH program, has received the Healthy Community Initiative “Making a Difference” Award for October. The award celebrates groups and individuals in the community who have a positive influence on Northfield youth. Berry has been the driving force behind Tackling Obstacles and Raising College Hopes […]

EMS Explorer leaders are Making a Difference

Brian Edwards, Jim Ingham and Julia Smith, members of Northfield Hospital & Clinics Emergency Medical Services (EMS), received the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative “Making a Difference” Award for September.  The award celebrates groups and individuals in the community who have a positive influence on Northfield youth. The three honorees were instrumental in forming an Explorer […]

Looking for a job that makes a difference?

More than 10 full-time AmeriCorps positions are available in Northfield for next school year working with youth and/or families. CLICK HERE to see the descriptions and application processes for positions that are currently accepting applications. Application review for many of the positions is underway so APPLY TODAY! Positions are available with the Northfield Public Schools, […]

John Daniels is Making a Difference

A Northfield man who helped a group of teenagers from the Key build a canoe is the February 2012 recipient of the Healthy Community Initiative “Making a Difference” Award.  The award celebrates those groups and individuals in the community who have a positive influence on Northfield youth. John Daniels spent nine months guiding the teenagers […]

Connected Kids mentoring program featured on Kare 11 news

The Northfield Public Schools Connected Kids mentoring program was profiled on the 10:00 p.m. news on Kare 11 television last night.  In case you missed it, check out the video HERE. The piece highlights some of the amazing results that Connected Kids has seen among the youth participating in the program. To learn more about […]