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We Deliver! ® 2400 N. 6th, Beatrice 402-228-3317 You got peoplexx 115 N. 6th St., Beatrice • 223-2141 Penner Insurance Agency Carolyn Coordsen Lisa Monfelt Nicole Nelson Indian Creek Mall • 223-4018 When you mentor a child, you give them confidence, inspire positive choices and create hope for a better future. And all it takes is a little of your time. Mentoring is linked to improved academic, social and economic prospects for your people, and that ultimately strengthens our community. Research has shown that when matched through a quality mentoring program, mentors can play a powerful role in providing young people with the tools to make responsible decisions, stay focused and engaged in school, and reduce or avoid risky behavior like skipping school, drug use and other negative activities. 1119 N. 6th, Beatrice 402-223-3656 For example, in a recent national report called The Mentoring Effect, young people who were at-risk for not completing high school but who had a mentor were 55 percent more likely to be enrolled in college than those who did not have a mentor. They were also: North Sixth Street Beatrice, NE • 228-1244 917 S. 11th, Beatrice, NE • 402-223-4079 Serving the Community Since 1975. • 81% more likely to report participating regularly in sports or extracurricular activities. • 78% more likely to volunteer regularly in their communities. • More than twice as likely to say they held a leadership position in a club or sports team. This same report found that one in three young people in our country will grow up without a mentor. Today, in our community there are 6 kids – most of them male - who could benefit from having a mentor. When you become a mentor with TeamMates, you join a team of experts that will assist you through your mentoring journey. Go to www.teammates.org for more information on becoming a mentor or contact Christina Lyons, Chapter Coordinator at 402-223-1500 x1059. GARAGE DOORS & OPENERS GARAGE DOORS & OPENERS OVERHEAD DOORS, SEAMLESS GUTTERS OVERHEAD DOORS, SEAMLESS GUTTERS 5320 West State Hwy 4 402-228-1276 www.bluevalleydoor.com Mentors are all around us! Mentors come from all walks of life. They can be young adults or retired professionals. What they have in common is a genuine desire to positively influence young people. Simply put, - mentors are adults who offer support, friend ship and a positive example to young people. Inspire their lives and yours! 419 Court 223-2230 Young people want and need to spend time with positive, successful adult role models. They thrive on consistent encouragement and guidance from a caring adult and are better equipped to succeed if they have guidance in setting and achieving their goals. Students report greater engagement at school when mentors focus on strengths. Peer and parent relationships improve as well as resiliency to the pressures of drug and alcohol abuse. Not only does TeamMates increase students’ grades, attendance, and behavior, but most importantly their sense of hope. How does it work? 21178 sw 89th Rd., Beatrice, NE 402-223-3577 2004 S. 6th, Beatrice • 228-3121 After screening and training you will be matched with a student who wants a mentor. Meet once a week at school, throughout the school year. • Have lunch together • Play board games or work on puzzles • Share a hobby • Stroll school grounds • Research colleges or jobs of interest to your mentee • Help create a resume or cover letter • Shoot hoops or play catch Thank you to all of our Beatrice Chapter Mentors during National Mentoring Month. You are making a difference! ED EASLEY 1818 Court St. 402-223-2374 edeasleyagency.com exmark.com This message broughT To you by These communiTy-minded adverTisers.