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One Thing We Learned During Mentor Month

One Thing We Learned During Mentor Month

Last Thursday and Friday, Program Manager Kaleb Robinson attended the virtual National Mentoring Summit, an annual conference for youth practitioners across the country. Unsurprisingly, youth mental health was a pervasive topic throughout the conference, as experts addressed how mentors could show up for young people and support them through their challenges.

Journalling: An Organization System For Perspective

Journalling: An Organization System For Perspective

(This is an excerpt from the Trekker Tracker, the monthly community email newsletter. Sign up here!) “One thing journaling has taught me is that the mind is a surprising place, and you often don’t know what it may be hiding until you start knocking around in there” ...

Observation Deck: Why Optimism

Observation Deck: Why Optimism

(This is an excerpt from the Trekker Tracker, the monthly community newsletter. Sign up here!) In this clip from 1972, Holocaust survivor and leading psychiatrist Viktor Frankl talks about the importance of optimism. He says “if you don’t recognize a young man’s will...

Largest Thomaston Trek Turnout on Record

Largest Thomaston Trek Turnout on Record

THOMASTON — On Sunday June 6th, 123 people got “Back on the Support Trekkers,” running or walking the race virtually or in-person. It was the largest attendance on record for Thomaston Trek and many participants remarked on how great it was to be together again....

Back on Track for 2021 Thomaston Trek

Back on Track for 2021 Thomaston Trek

THOMASTON – Trekkers will host its annual road race fundraiser in-person and virtually on June 6, 2021. In it’s 8th year, it will include traditions from years past – starting and ending at Thomaston Public Library, a whistleblow start, race t-shirts designed by local...