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    Wednesday, March 29, 2023
    I write a lot about our tendency to say, “There’s not enough time.” And it’s become sort of cliche to say, “There’s plenty of time. It’s just a matter of how we choose to spend it.” But today, with the new month starting soon, I want to take the discussion of time to the next level. Actually, believe it or not, you can create time. What? No, this isn’t “Back to the Future,” and I don’t have ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Education
    Monday, March 27, 2023
    The concept of personal training has changed a lot over the years. In the days of the big-box gym, a personal trainer was someone who walked the floor looking for people who’d be willing to spend extra money to basically have their workouts supervised. Maybe you’ve been there, minding your own business and doing your own workout when a trainer approached and tried to sell you a package of these ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
    Friday, March 24, 2023
    When there’s something that we really don’t want to do, it’s very easy to say, “I don’t have time.” It’s easy to hide behind things that keep us busy, so we can avoid the more difficult things that will actually move us forward. If you’ve become one of those “I don’t have time” people, I want to demonstrate to you why this perspective is absolutely false. If you “don’t have time” for ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 22, 2023
    A mentor of mine has a saying that I like. “Don’t do things that suck.” That’s one of the main reasons I started a business, so I could stop doing things that sucked, and decide what I did and didn’t want to do. It took me some time to get there, and to be honest, I’m still working on it. Don’t get me wrong, mopping the gym floor and taking out the trash and recycling aren’t my favorite ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
    Friday, March 17, 2023
    Sponsors include Owen Metals Group, Medical Solutions, FNBO, Buildertrend, Pella Windows, Omaha Steaks, Koley Jessen and Cline WilliamsBellevue, NE – Outlandia Music Festival is announcing that its second-year event will be held August 11th and 12th at Falconwood Park in Bellevue, Nebraska. The lineup will be announced in late March.  After an incredibly successful inaugural year that drew fans to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, March 15, 2023
    Finding family friendly fun can be tough, let alone affordable family friendly fun.  Enter Fontenelle Forest!  Join us for a fun-filled family-friendly evening learning about Nebraska’s native animals. Each month’s session will focus on different types of animals and the habitats they call home. Meet some of our educational raptors and critters up close, plus enjoy activities and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, March 09, 2023
    Stop on by 2 Gals and A Shop and check out the shop and make a donation to help out an amazing Charity, Bikers Against Trafficking (BAT), a charity determined to end Human Trafficking! The 2 Gals are raffling off some amazing tools, and all ticket proceeds beyond the cost of the product will go to BAT. Raffle tickets are available now until April 21st! Stop by or give us a call to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
    Monday, March 06, 2023
    Earning a college degree is not the only way to become an entrepreneur. The Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce has several tips on how to do just that. In this article, we'll explore different ways that you can set yourself up for success, including finding the right tools to use and learning how to network. Let's take a look:Start with a Home-Based Business If you don’t have a degree but want to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 01, 2023
    The Midlands Business Journal is seeking nominations for its next class of 40 Under 40 honorees. Community members can now submit nominations for standout business professionals in the Greater Omaha, Council Bluffs and Lincoln area at MBJ.com. The 40 Under 40 awards honor local business leaders under the age of 40 that have excelled in their careers and made an impact on the community. Judges ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, February 15, 2023
    The Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska is excited to announce the Call for Sponsors for its 2023 Blazing Trails for Brain Injury 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk/Roll fundraising event. The event will be held on Saturday, June 3 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon, and is jointly supported by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and CHAD Nebraska through a Health of Nebraska Sponsorship.  About Blazing Trails for Brain ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Tuesday, February 14, 2023
    It’s not too early to start planning for summer and with spring break right around the corner, Fontenelle Forest has some great options. What comes out when the weather gets warmer? Can you identify the animal tracks left in the mud? Or find all the fungus hiding under the log? Learn all about what “springs” to life after a cold winter at our Spring Break Camp! We’ll spend camp time learning ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, February 09, 2023
    The Sarpy Chamber is pleased to announce the addition of six new satellite offices in Sarpy County and the surrounding area. The new office spaces are conveniently located across the area, offering easy access to many of the Sarpy Chamber’s members. “Our membership is growing strongly along with the county itself,” said Sarpy Chamber President, Karen Gibler, “And while that’s exciting, what is ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, February 06, 2023
    Get Married on Ollie the Trolley  Ollie the Trolley has been providing Wedding Day transportation for 38 years and we handle transportation for 125 weddings yearly.  Our family of trolleys are nostalgic, sophisticated and upscale.  Each trolley has its own size and personality.  If you are on a tight budget for your wedding.... we have a solution.  We now offer an all inclusive wedding aboard ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, January 13, 2023
    Climb aboard Ollie the Trolley for a fun Bloody Mary Brunch and Tour complete with fabulous food, the best Bloody Mary’s in Omaha and new found friends.  The fun begins on Saturday, February 4th from 10:30 a.m. til 1:30 p.m. at the Report In Pub located at 12100 Center (Bel Air Plaza). Then two more stops aboard Ollie the Trolley. The cost is $59.95 per person. Tours run from February 4th through ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Friday, December 16, 2022
    Join us for our Seniors Understanding Nature (SUN) lecture series at the Nature Center! Each lecture will cover a different topic (listed below). Snacks and coffee are available before the presentation. This program is for adults ages 55 and up who enjoy learning about the natural world.DATE: Dates listed belowTIME: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.LOCATION: Fontenelle Forest Nature CenterMINIMUM ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Friday, December 02, 2022
    Small businesses should be thankful for this time of year. The holidays are the most important for them, and they need all the customer support possible! With everyone hustling to buy presents for their loved ones, it's the perfect opportunity to get your business's name out there. But with so much competition, how can you make sure that your small business stands out from the rest? Check out ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Spring 2020 Business Updates , Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, October 13, 2022
    For many people, the thought of starting a business is both exhilarating and terrifying. On one hand, you're finally taking control of your career and pursuing your passion. On the other hand, there's so much that can go wrong. From failing to attract customers to mismanaging your finances, it's no wonder that many aspiring entrepreneurs never take the plunge.   Fortunately, there are ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Chamber
    Thursday, September 01, 2022
    Hi! My name is Maddy Hiatt and I’m the Family and Community Advocate at HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN) Sarpy and Lincoln.   I’ve worked in the senior care industry for eight years, and I have a gerontology degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. I have experience in various senior living settings, dementia/memory care, and hospice.   At HCAN, I’m the first touchpoint for our ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article
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