January is National Mentoring Month and a Chamber Coffee was held on Friday in the lower level of the courthouse in recognition of the local TeamMates chapter.

Local chapter director Addisen Johnson said events like Chamber Coffees bring awareness to the program and are an opportunity to say thank you to the mentors in the program.

TeamMates has been a program in Cuming County for the last 15 years and the TeamMates program founded by former University of Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne celebrated 30 years in 2021.

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