Program needs more mentors
To hear Jennifer Tveraa talk, there should be more mentors working in the Havre Mentoring for Tomorrow program than there are children to be mentored.
"I love it. It's just so much fun," said Tveraa, who mentors 11-year-old Andrea Dess. "You get to drop down and be a kid again."
But the program, administered by District IV Human Resources Development Council, has a short supply of mentors to spend time with local children. Rebecca Sheffield, one of the coordinators of the program, said about 40 children have applied for mentors, but there are only seven available. Seven more are in training...