SOUTH SIOUX CITY | Former Nebraska Cornhusker football coach Tom Osborne is scheduled to speak Thursday at the South Sioux City TeamMates Chapter.
Osborne's appearance is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the South Sioux City High School library. Osborne will be speaking in support of his TeamMates Mentoring Program.
The program was started in 1991 by Osborne and his wife, Nancy, to match mentors to support and encourage middle school students in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The TeamMates Mentoring Program was formalized as a statewide program in 1998 with 12 chapters and 441 mentor/mentee matches. TeamMates has grown to include more than 135 chapters and currently serves more than 7,500 youth through partnerships with local school districts. TeamMates now has chapters throughout Nebraska and Iowa and recently opened its first chapters in Kansas and Wyoming.