Buzz Paterson honored for Mentoring in Excellence Award
Community member Buzz Paterson will be honored with the highest award an individual can receive in the state for mentoring by Governor Terry Branstad for his service to STARS Youth Mentoring program. Buzz has been volunteering with the STARS mentoring program for 13 years. He committed to be being a mentor to an elementary aged student in 2005 and eventually agreed to serve on the mentoring board in 2008. Buzz has assisted with multiple recruitment campaigns and leads the marketing committee.