LINCOLN NE — TeamMates coordinators, board members and mentors from over 100 communities across Nebraska, Iowa and California gathered at TeamMates Annual Partnership Meeting. Each year the two day meeting brings together the TeamMates leadership for training, guest speakers, and educational session. The meetings are concluded with an awards ceremony celebrating mentoring and preparing to kick off the program for the upcoming school year. TeamMates leadership joined Tom and Nancy Osborne, the co-founders of the program, to revisit the original inspiration for the program.
The Fairbury, NE TeamMates Chapter was honored with the “Outstanding Chapter: Eastern Region” Award. This award acknowledges chapters that are going above and beyond. Since it’s beginning, Fairbury has been an exceptional chapter. Fairbury TeamMates staff and board leadership demonstrate dedication, commitment, and teamwork. Fairbury’s mentors define “roaring advocates” by recruiting other mentors, participating in fundraising events, and building community partnerships. With ongoing community support, the Fairbury chapter is poised for continued success.
The mission of the TeamMates Mentoring Program is to positively impact the world by inspiring youth to reach their full potential. The TeamMates Mentoring Program was founded in 1991 by Tom and Nancy Osborne to provide support and encouragement to school-aged youth.