The PITCHES program is a planned program of activities for our program year which begins in July and ends the following June.
PITCHES means Proteges Interacting Through Culture, History and Employment Success.
Here is a list of the programs for our fiscal year 2016-2017.
July - Family Picnic for Board Members, Mentors and Proteges and their families.
August - Wyomissing Family Restaurant dinner with speaker and door prizes is planned for August 15.
September - Mentor Training 101 scheduled for Sep 17, 9 am to 1 pm at Alvernia's Upland Center. Mentor Training for OnTrack college preparedness.
October - M4BY Dinner & Auction celebrating our proteges and honoring our Champion For Youth 2016, Dr. Khalid Mumin
November - Legends of Zelda concert by the Reading Pops orchestra.
December - T.B.D.
January - This is National Mentoring Month. Become a Mentor; make a difference in the life of a Berks County Youth. Training session T.B.D.
February - Enjoy a time of indoor recreaction and fun!
March - Attend an Etiquette Dinner to learn from a professional Business Etiquette instructor the ins and outs of hand shakes, introductions, name tags and, of course, fine dining.
April - T.B.D.
May - Attend our annual Recognition Dinner where we will celebrate the year we've spent together and acknowledge graduating seniors.
June - Annual regional bus trip. Last year we enjoyed a trip to Baltimore, visiting Fort McGenry and the National Aquarium. Perhaps D.C. is our destination this year. Stay tuned for more details.
Our board meets the third Tuesday of each month in the Upland Center, 540 Upland Ave, Alvernia University. We meet at 5:45 in Room 103 just to the right of the lobby. Visitors are always welcome.
Please call our Executive
Director, Chris Sinclair
or fill out our contact form.
Mentors For Berks Youth
P.O. Box 791
Shillington, PA 19607
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