Kansas Mentors: New Website Launch & Coaches’ Challenge Kicks Off

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Kansas Mentors Connection
July/August 2009


Let's recruit more mentors! Here at Kansas Mentors we are celebrating two new outreach efforts to encourage more Kansans to get involved – a newly updated website and the kick-off the 2009 Coaches' Challenge.  Read about each below and thank you for your support!



Kansas Mentors is excited to launch a newly redesigned website at: www.kansasmentors.org


The site features an online partner directory of over 175 mentoring programs, resource centers for both mentors and mentoring programs, and connections to Kansas Mentors' social media networks: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.  More features will be unveiled in the upcoming months. 


The updated feel is in an effort to connect more Kansans to mentoring efforts throughout the state. Check out the new design today!  And please feel free to send us your feedback.



2nd Annual Campaign to Recruit New Mentors

With the launch of the new website, Kansas Mentors is pleased to kick-off the 2nd Annual Coaches' Challenge.  The campaign is a friendly wager between Coach Bill Snyder and Coach Tom Osborne to see which state, Kansas or Nebraska, can recruit the most new mentors during the 2009 football season.

The number of new mentors will be tracked from August 1 – November 1, with the winner being announced at the K-State Nebraska football game in Lincoln, NE on November 21.

In an effort to promote the challenge and recruit more mentors, Kansas Mentors has developed a promotional toolkit with several items that can be downloaded and customized with your organization's contact information and logo. 

To learn more about the Challenge and download the promotional items visit:

Resources also include a Coaches' Challenge male mentor recruitment toolkit!

Check out the NEWLY RELEASED Coaches' Challenge PSA on Kansas Mentors front page: http://www.kansasmentors.org

Kansas Mentors is going social. Join us on:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kansas-Mentors/
: http://twitter.com/KansasMentors
: http://www.youtube.com/KansasMentors

Be a role model. Be a mentor. www.kansasmentors.org
Kansas Mentors 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 570, Topeka, KS 66612 / (785)296-8873


 The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment. ~ William Arthur Ward


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