Wellness Project volunteers from Rotaract, Rotary & Interact clubs
The Wellness Project provides resources and training for all kids to improve coping skills. Basically, teens are trained and then they teach others in groups from schools, congregations and clubs. The teen mentors are members of Interact, clubs sponsored by Rotary for youth age 12-18. Example content may be viewed by clicking this web link or you may email BobAnthony@AdolescentWellness.org.
The college age club affiliated with Rotary is called Rotaract. Five members of the Babson College Rotaract club are helping with the project (Jonathon Kohlmeier, Bernardo Moreno and Katherine Will; not pictured are Kali Diamond and Josh Boutin).
The Rotary Club of Wellesley president, Mitch Freeman, received a banner from the Rotary Club of San Juan. Mr. Freeman is flanked on his left by wellness project volunteers Michael Stedman and Fred Wright and on his right by Nora Pou, John Adams, Vin Spoto and Bob Anthony (not pictured is volunteer Tom DeRiemer).
The club affiliated with Rotary for ages 12-18 is called Interact. Over 20 teens from four communities (Dover, Natick, Wellesley and Weston) volunteered to mentor in the near west area at middle schools and youth groups at congregations, Boys and Girls Clubs, YMCA, Scouts, etc. The teens are: