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Mentoring matchmaker

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Pam Bundy has a knack for remembering little details that make all the difference.

For the past 14 years, Bundy tapped that talent to match children looking for another positive adult in their lives with mentors willing to give their time. She listened for details in interviews and mentally filed them away until they sparked, lighting up the best match. And she did it 500 times.


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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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