Mentoring

Covington Partners Launches #20Mentors20Days Campaign
For the second consecutive year, Covington Partners has launched a #20Mentors20Days campaign to recruit 20 new adult volunteers to serve as mentors for the upcoming school year.  The campaign will cover the next 20 days and will lead to the first day of school for Covington Independent Public Schools on August 16.  During the 2017-18 school year, 256 adult volunteers spent more than 3,900 hours mentoring students in grades 3 - 12.  Having a positive and consistent adult role model in their life helps s...
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Covington Partners Celebrates National Mentoring Month
Covington, KY – January is National Mentoring Month, and this year Covington Partners is celebrating the annual campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults by hosting a #ThankYourMentor Breakfast and Lunch on Thursday, January 25 at Holmes High School. “Our volunteer mentors provide an invaluable service to our students. They take the time to listen, guide and support our students both academically and personally and we...
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Covington Partners Launches #20Mentors20Days Campaign To Recruit Mentors for Students in Covington Schools
August 3, 2017 – Covington Partners has launched a #20Mentors20Days campaign to recruit 20 new adult volunteers to serve as mentors.  The campaign will cover the next 20 days and will lead to the first day of school for Covington Independent Public Schools on August 23.  During the 2016-17 school year, 236 adult volunteers spent more than 3,800 hours mentoring students in grades 3 - 12.  Having a positive and consistent adult role model in their life helps students achieve in school – last yea...
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Covington Partners receives $100,000 grant to fund Community Leaning Center initiative
February 17, 2017 - Covington Partners has received a $100,000 multi-year grant from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation to fund the Community Learning Center initiative in Covington Independent Public Schools. This initiative seeks to provide wrap-around support services to help students succeed in school and in life.   Covington Partners was founded in 1999 as a community coalition focused on reducing drug abuse and violence among Covington youth. Since that time, the organization has exp...
Covington Partners Celebrates Mentors
In honor of National Mentoring Month, the Covington Partners Mentoring Program celebrated Mentor Appreciation Day on Wednesday, January 25 to recognize the outstanding commitment of volunteer mentors and the impact they have on the lives of Covington students. More than 150 mentors and students celebrated throughout the day with breakfast and lunch served in the Holmes High School Library. Every week, even if for a short time, mentors give their full and undivided attention to their mentee. Data shows that these p...
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Covington Partners receives $100,000 grant to fund Community Leaning Centers
June 20, 2016 - Covington Partners received a $100,000 grant from The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) and from the William Riedlin, Sr. Memorial Fund and the R.C. Durr Foundation Fund to expand and enhance the Community Learning Centers initiative in Covington Independent Public Schools.   This initiative seeks to provide wrap-around support services to help students succeed in school and in life.   This is the third year that GCF has funded the Community Learning Center initiative.   C...
Covington Partners Hosts 7th Annual Golf Outing
Covington, KY - Covington Partners will host its seventh annual golf tournament on Monday, July 25 with registration beginning at 10:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 12 p.m. The event, which has limited spots available, includes an 18-hole four-person scramble and will be held at the prestigious Traditions Golf Club located at 2035 Williams Road in Hebron, Kentucky. Entry into the golf outing also includes golf with cart, lunch, complimentary beverages, dinner, a silent auction, and a certificate good for a 18-hole r...
Covington Partners celebrates National Mentoring Month
January 20, 2015 - This month will mark the 14th annual National Mentoring Month, and Covington Partners is participating in this campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with positive adult role models. “Mentoring is one of the most cost-effective and research-based strategies to make a positive impact on the life of a student,” said Stacie Strotman, Executive Director of Covington Partners.  “Mentoring is linked to im...
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Covington Partners receives eBay Foundation Grant for Covington Mentoring Program
October 6, 2014 - Covington Partners, an organization committed to supporting students and families in Covington, announced today that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the eBay Foundation Corporate Advised Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.  The grant was recommended by eBay Foundation’s employee-volunteer led Kentucky GIVE Team.  Members of the Kentucky GIVE Team will present a check to Covington Partners staff on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 3 p.m.  at the local eBay office...
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Covington Partners to Celebrate Lights On Afterschool
Joining 7,500 Nationwide Rallies Aimed at Making Afterschool Programs Available to All Covington Partners will celebrate Lights on Afterschool during the month of October by hosting four events at schools throughout the Covington district. All events are open to the families and community members of Covington. The celebrations are part of a nationwide rally known as Lights On Afterschool, in which over 7,500 events are hosted to focus on the importance of quality afterschool programming. Covington Partners staff w...
Covington Partners Reaches 15 Years of Programming
Covington, Kentucky – July 16, 2014 – This fall marks the 15th year of Covington based non-profit, Covington Partners,  an organization who partners with Covington Independent School District to reduce barriers to student achievement. To celebrate, Covington Partners will host a birthday party luncheon on Friday, August 15th from 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Madison Event Center in Covington, KY.   The birthday party is being co-hosted by Brent Cooper of C-Forward, a fellow Covin...
Limited Spots Available to Support Student Achievement in Covington Schools
Covington, Kentucky – June 23, 2014 – Covington Partners will host its fifth annual golf tournament on Monday, July 14 with registration beginning at 10:30am and a shotgun start at 12:30 pm. The event, which has limited spots available, includes an 18-hole four-person scramble and will be held at the prestigious Traditions Golf Club located at 2035 Williams Road in Hebron, Kentucky. Entry into the golf outing also includes golf with cart, a boxed lunch, complimentary beverages, dinner, a silent auctio...
Premier Greater Cincinnati PR Firm Selects 2014 Grant Recipients
Covington, KY – February 25, 2014 – After nearly 200 applications and in person reviews with key non-profit leaders, Cincinnati’s premier marketing and public relations firm The Eisen Agency has selected its 2014 Operation: Outreach recipients. Each non-profit organization will receive comprehensive marketing and marketing communications expertise from the professionals at The Eisen Agency, including such services as brand development, website and online development, media relations, social media...
Covington Partners receives $25,000 grant to fund Community Leaning Center
Covington Partners has received a $25,000 grant from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation to fund a Community Learning Center (CLC) at Latonia Elementary School.  Covington Partners, formerly Covington Partners in Prevention, was founded in 1999 as a community coalition focused on reducing drug abuse and violence among Covington youth.  Since that time, the organization has expanded to include programs and services related to education, wellness, mentoring and family engagement.  P...
Covington Partners receives $50,000 grant to fund Community Leaning Center
    Covington Partners has received a $50,000 grant from The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) to fund a Community Learning Center (CLC) at Latonia Elementary School.      Covington Partners, formerly Covington Partners in Prevention, was founded in 1999 as a community coalition focused on reducing drug abuse and violence among Covington youth.  Since that time, the organization has expanded to include programs and services related to education, wellness, mentoring a...
Covington Partners is pleased to announce our 4th Annual Golf Outing will take place Monday July 15, 2013 at Traditions Golf Club in Hebron, Kentucky.    The outing is being sponsored by The Bank of Kentucky, Queensgate Foodservice, Traditions Golf Club and Lexus Rivercenter.  Brent Cooper, President of C-Forward Inc.  says, "The Covington Partners Golf outing is a terrific event!  It offers great golf at a first class venue, wonderful networking with some of the top business and civic lead...
Covington Partners celebrates over 200 mentors
The Covington Mentoring Program hosted a luncheon on Tuesday, April 30. The event was a major success with more than 200 mentors, students, and staff attending in support of the program and to honor the 10 seniors and their mentors. Covington Independent Public Schools Superintendent Lynda Jackson kicked off the event with a warm welcome and some inspiring data points about the academic strides that students have made in the past year in Covington, “We thank each of you for exploring this opportunity with Coving...
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