MOULTRIE — Janice Parker was recently named Mentor of the Month by the Moultrie Junior Woman’s Club and Moultrie YMCA. Parker, a Y Mentor at Funston Elementary, has been a mentor for three years and is currently mentor to two kindergarteners, who speak little English, and a first-grader. ‘When I walk in the room, their faces light up. I love that,’ she said. For more information about mentoring, call Shannon Hall at the Moultrie YMCA, 985-1154.
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