Osborne, Snyder to Join Forces at Mentoring Conference

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Bill Snyder and Tom Osborne met regularly on the football field as college coaches. Now they're scheduled to be on a panel together for the Governor's Conference on Mentoring.

That event is scheduled for June 11-12 at the Hilton Airport Executive Conference Center in Wichita. The governor's office expects about 300 people to attend to discuss ways to build and improve programs that mentor children.

Osborne, the former University of Nebraska coach and congressman from that state, is scheduled to give the keynote address at 8:55 a.m. June 12.

The panel with Snyder, the former Kansas State University coach, follows Osborne's remarks. Snyder is leading a mentoring initiative
for Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.

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