Valentine Teammates mentoring chapter currently has 36 active matches to date, and are always in need of more mentors if anyone is interested or knows of anyone, go to or contact J.J. Thorpe at the Valentine Middle School 402 376 3367. Mentors spend one hour per week with a student from 6th through the 12 grade in the school.

Also, some upcoming Teammates events: they will have an entry in the Valentine Homecoming Parade-to promote TeamMates.

Another fundraiser will be the TeamMates Brushes & Beverages Canvas Paint Night Fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 26 at the Bull Market. Tickets will be on sale at Auntie Ds and FlowerLand to purchase for the event.