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    Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    US Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT) Omaha, NE Congressman Bacon invites local women-owned businesses, and those who work closely with women-owned businesses, to attend a listening session and provide feedback to the Small Business Administration (SBA) about a proposed rule pertaining to the 8(a) Business Development Program. Register for the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 11, 2019
    There is no greater way to spend your lunch hour! Rather than eating at your desk, come enjoy your brown-bagged lunch at Fontenelle Forest for this drop-in lunch and learn program focuses on a local animal topic to bring new understanding to those creatures people often stigmatize. One of our animal care technicians will give a brief lecture about a species, answer questions, and bring out a live ...read more
    Friday, May 31, 2019
    Individual Assistance Available Until June 19 for Nebraskans  At the request of Governor Pete Ricketts, homeowners, renters and business owners in Nebraska designated counties have until June 19 to register for federal assistance. See News Release.  US Small Business Administration (SBA) loan deadline has also been extended to June 19, 2019. Business owners and residents can visit ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, May 23, 2019
    The Sarpy County Chamber Toastmasters Club cordially invites you to their Summer Guest Meeting on Wednesday, June 19th from 8:00 – 9:00AM. Come at 7:30 for coffee and casual networking. Space may be limited, so please RSVP. There is no charge! If you have always wondered about Toastmasters, or you are looking for a club, this meeting is to offer information about the opportunity to learn with ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    Join in this exciting day at Carol Joy Holling Camp on July 27 for our 31st Annual Quilt Auction! The day promises good food, great fun and lots of beautiful quilts donated by friends of Carol Joy Holling Camp. The auction and barbecue lunch will be held rain or shine. (We will use the Town Hall in case of rain.) Bring your friends and families!Preview all quilts here! Schedule 9:00 a.m.          ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, May 07, 2019
    SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced the 10 states with the fastest-growing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) selling in Amazon’s stores. The report examined year-over-year sales growth of businesses selling in Amazon’s stores across all 50 states and found that SMBs in Mississippi are growing the fastest, with businesses in Nebraska, Maine, Texas, and Indiana ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, May 02, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA has approved more than $25 million in federal disaster loans for Nebraska businesses and residents impacted by severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred March 9 – April 1, 2019. According to Garfield, SBA has approved ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    Turner Construction has a long-standing record supporting the communities in the areas where we live and work.  We actively look for opportunities to add value to both the personal and professional lives of those in our community.  Continuing our commitment, Turner is offering the Hardhat in Hand program for High school graduates wanting to enter into the building industry.    The Hardhat in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, April 19, 2019
    By Reece Ristau / World-Herald staff writer Beginning this summer, brave visitors to Fontenelle Forest will be able to climb, swing and zip their way through the nature area’s treetops. Construction has begun on a $1.6 million aerial adventure park that will challenge children and adults to navigate tightropes, suspended wooden platforms and ziplines. The park, TreeRush Adventures at ...read more
    Friday, April 19, 2019
    MATT OLBERDING Lincoln Journal Star The latest population figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show a continuing trend in Nebraska of urban growth and rural decline. Nebraska's three largest counties, Douglas, Lancaster and Sarpy, all hit record population levels as of July 1 of last year and now account for more than 55% of the 1.93 million state residents, also an all-time high. In total, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community
    Monday, April 08, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in Nebraska following President Trump’s federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding that began March 9, 2019, announced Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Private ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S Small Business Administration today announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center in Bellevue to provide a wide range of services to businesses impacted by the severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding that began on March 9, 2019. The center will open as indicated below.   “Due to the severe property damage and economic losses the severe winter ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Nebraska businesses and residents as a result of President Trump’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Linda McMahon announced.   The declaration covers Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Nemaha, Sarpy, Saunders and Washington counties as a result of the severe winter ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Omaha; March 22, 2019 — Due to the extensive flooding and its impact to homes and businesses in the greater Omaha metropolitan area, Cox Communications is implementing its Disaster Relief Plan to impacted Nebraska and Iowa residential and business customers who would like to temporarily suspend their services. “We understand how important television, Internet, home automation and telephone ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, March 22, 2019
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website to help connect more Nebraskans with opportunities to request and provide relief.  The website can be viewed at http://www.nebraska.gov/nebraska-strong/. “Nebraska’s response to the flooding has been incredible as neighbors have been stepping up to help one another,” said Governor Ricketts.  “We are working to bring new resources ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
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