Buddy Mentors Happiness Sprinkling

Buddy Mentors sprinkle happiness in Eagle County

Commuters driving through Eagle on January 29 may have noticed a group of adults and kids wearing yellow shirts and holding signs. It wasn’t a protest, or a call to endorse a political cause or candidate. It was simply a “Happiness Sprinkling.” A happiness sprinkling involves participants dressed in yellow holding signs with positive messages…

Eagle County Happiness Sprinkling

Join Buddy Mentors and the Eagle River Youth Coalition for Eagle County’s first-ever Happiness Sprinkling. The cause is to spread goodwill, to share joy, to sprinkle happiness! Join your community members in giving goodness by offering a positive message.  Happiness Sprinklings began in Anacortes, Washington and have spread throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Words have power. Let’s…

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Mentoring Month 2018

Bright Future celebrates the efforts of mentors

Bright Future’s Buddy Mentors Program was among the local mentoring programs helping to proclaim January as National Mentoring Month at a recent Eagle County Board of Commissioners meeting. National Mentoring Month is an annual campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities, and to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults. “Mentoring Month…

January is National Mentoring Month

Bright Future Foundation and our youth mentoring program, the Buddy Mentors Program, will participate in National Mentoring Month. National Mentoring Month (NMM), hosted every January, is the largest-scale mentoring campaign nationwide. This year will reflect on the incredible growth of the mentoring movement, recognize the real life mentoring relationships that form and thrive each day, and…

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EmpowerMENt mapping

Students prevent bullying through youth program

A special project involving area middle school students aims to help them mitigate areas where they feel unsafe and end bullying behaviors.  Bright Future Foundation’s EmpowerMENt Program is working with students at Berry Creek Middle School and Eagle County Charter Academy on a best practice bullying prevention. The project is called Hot Spot Mapping, and…