Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota

Mentor News

Nominations sought for Mentor of the Year, Community Partner of the Year

Lutheran Social Services Mentoring Services seeks nominations for the 2012 Citibank Mentor of the Year and First Premier/Premier Bankcard Community Partner of the Year awards. The awards, to be presented at the Annual Mentor Appreciation Breakfast on April 18, provide a platform to honor the contributions of individuals and organizations that have shown outstanding commitment to the mentor program.

Nominations are encouraged and may be submitted by the community at large. Self-nominations are accepted. Nomination materials are available at or by calling 605-221-2403. All nominations are due by Friday, March 23. Materials may be sent via email to, via fax to 221-2404 or mailed to LSS Mentoring Services, 621 E Presentation Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57104.

For additional information on the nomination process, or to become a mentor, please call LSS Mentoring Services at 221-2403 or email

Last year, more than 56,000 lives were touched through a variety of services offered through LSS statewide. In addition to Mentoring Services, core services offered by LSS include childcare and education services, adoption, pregnancy counseling, foster care, disaster response, consumer credit counseling, residential services for children and youth, refugee and immigration services, affordable housing and mental health counseling. LSS serves people of all ages, races, faiths and economic levels with professional, confidential and affordable services. LSS is licensed by the State of South Dakota and accredited by the Council on Accreditation.