Southern Indiana Living

JAN-FEB 2019

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Jan/Feb 2019 • 28 All ages gathered on Nov. 13 to celebrate students, educators, business leaders, and volunteers who help Communities in Schools of Clark County change lives of young people. The breakfast highlighted Champions for Children Award winners in three areas: Alma Harris, volunteer; Mindy Dablow, educator; and Vectren Energy, community partner. The non-profit provides academic and mental health resources and meets basic needs of students at or below the poverty level. Serving 4,000 students a year, the efforts reduce the drop-out rate while empowering, encouraging, promoting, and giving hope to young people. Mindy Dablow, Alma Harris, emcee Dawne Gee of WAVE-TV, Amanda Schmitt of the Vectren Founda- tion, and CIS Executive Director Julie Moorman. Your Community presented by These pages are sponsored by Idealogy Singers Dalton Hester and Lauren Gaines of Charlestown High School. Communities in Schools of Clark County READERS TO LEADERS BREAKFAST CELEBRATES SUCCESS Seated: Chuck and Pat Kasse, Amy Stein, and Nick Stein. Standing: Amber Ruoff and Amy Wheatley. Ray Lucas of continuing sponsor German American Bank, Lisa Brones of Duke Energy, Sharon Jones, State Sen. Ron Grooms, and CIS Board Chair Dr. Polly Hendricks.

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