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CHIPS friends at Echo

Essex adults Dan Finnegan and Mike Blair are two of the 13 Essex FriendCHIPS mentors who recently attended Community Science Night at Burlington’s ECHO Science Center, a group event for mentoring programs in northwestern Vermont.  They enjoyed exploring the exhibits and making new friends with their elementary school mentees, Robin from Thomas Fleming School, and Ian from Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School. FreindCHIPS is a school-based mentoring program that matches community adults as mentors for kids from the Essex Town and Essex Junction school districts. | CONTRIBUTED

Essex adults Dan Finnegan and Mike Blair are two of the 13 Essex FriendCHIPS mentors who recently attended Community Science Night at Burlington’s ECHO Science Center, a group event for mentoring programs in northwestern Vermont. They enjoyed exploring the exhibits and making new friends with their elementary school mentees, Robin from Thomas Fleming School, and Ian from Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School.
FreindCHIPS is a school-based mentoring program that matches community adults as mentors for kids from the Essex Town and Essex Junction school districts. | CONTRIBUTED