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Dr. Jason Carthen Founder
"Always leadership, there is a tremendous opportunity to shape and mold others during your interactions."

A Note from our Executive Director

Greetings Everyone!

Fall is here and many things are taking place with The L.O.T Initiative! The Carthen Scholars are almost finished with their first quarter and this includes our two newest scholarship recipients.

Our Team99 T.I.E.S that Bind Mentoring Program for Junior High School students is underway and our end of the year Operation Christmas Child Operation is in full effect.

I hope you all enjoy reading about our initiatives and as always... I thank you for your continued support and contributions. It is because of YOU that we can impact the lives of today's youth.

Mrs. Mireidy Carthen

2015-2016 Carthen Scholars


Please help us in welcoming Miss. Kennedey Bell and Mr. Brandon Wilson to The Carthen Scholar Family!

Kennedey graduated from Hudson High School and is doing very well her freshman year at Penn State. She is majoring in Broadcast Journalism and she is looking forward to meeting many of you at The Influence Charity Dinner. Kennedey has also started participating in many civically engaged activities and groups on campus.

Brandon graduated from Nordonia High school and is doing well studying Zoology and running track for Ashland University. Brandon is excited about the mentoring he will receive on his journey and enjoys volunteering wherever he is needed on campus.

We are excited to have Kennedey and Brandon as part of the Carthen Scholar Family and looking forward to seeing how they will grow and develop through our mentoring program and life experiences.

T.I.E.S. that Bind Mentoring Program™


Calling all students grade 6th through 8th to participate in this Fall's Team99 T.I.E.S that Bind Mentoring Program.

Curriculum Modules include:
1. Teamwork
2. Inspired Motivation:
3. Excellence in Relationships:
4. Servant Leadership:

Registration is open and seats are limited, so don't delay register your student today. To reserve your seat, email

Our first session is Wednesday, November 4th at 4:30pm to 6:30pm and we will be meeting at The Solon Library. The address is 34125 Portz Parkway Solon, OH 44139.

Operation Christmas Child

With the holidays just around the corner, the time to give back is near!

As part of our Annual Fall Outreach, this year "Team99" will be participating in Operation Christmas Child. We have a goal to collect 99 shoe boxes filled with gifts to be donated to boys and girls in need.

For more information on how to partner with us and to give a gift from your heart, please email or call our office at 330-425-0962. We can discuss the many ways you can help make a difference.

National Collection Week is November 16-23, 2015

Operation Christmas Child

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Volunteer Opportunities

Upcoming Events

The Influence Charity Dinner: Saturday March 19, 2016

The Fifth Annual Celebrity Golf Classic: Friday July 22, 2016