Brockton's Promise will host its fifth annual Mentor Recruitment Rally and Celebration at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 in the Shaw's Conference Center in Brockton. Marquis Taylor, founder of Coaching for Change Inc., will be the featured speaker. The rally's aim is to recognize outstanding work in mentoring and to recruit caring adults interested in mentoring children in the Brockton community. Awards will be presented to exceptional mentors who have been nominated. The deadline for nominations is Jan. 14, and forms can be obtained by e-mailing brocktons.promise@gmail.com or calling 508-580-7786. Nominees don't need to be part of a formal mentoring program, but could be from a child, teacher, youth worker, foster parent, or neighbor. The rally will include dinner, entertainment, and raffles, and Brockton community members may attend free of charge. To register for the rally or become a sponsor, check 2013rally.eventbrite.com .

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