Mentors leaving legacy in youth

By JACQUI L. HERSHBERGER
DGKN correspondent

DALTON  We all need someone to listen to us sometimes. It helps if that person can also provide tools and advice to help us live our best lives possible.

Especially as the pandemic continues, children can benefit by learning how to cope with stress and how to understand and deal with their emotions, attitudes, and behaviors.

The Legacy Project of Stark aims to provide just that. This fall, Legacy mentoring volunteers will return to Dalton Local Schools.

“The Legacy Project of Stark exists to bring together and build small group mentoring relationships between 4th and 8th grade students and members of their community,” according to www.the
legacyprojectofstark.org.

Last year, 56 kids were in the program at Dalton Middle School, with about 12 mentors.

Read the complete story in the Sept. 16 edition.

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