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    Tuesday, June 18, 2024
    Papillion, NE – The Papillion La Vista Community Schools Foundation’s 2024 Swing for Kids Golf Fundraiser raised more than $70,000 for the PLCS Student Activities Fund. The annual event was held Tuesday, June 11, at Tiburon Golf Club. The sold out event drew more than 200 golfers and community sponsors, as well as employee volunteers from Google and Farm Credit Services of America. Honorary ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 17, 2024
    For Immediate Release   Midlands Business Journal 40 Under 40 Nominations Now Open Nominations open through July 26, 2024 for the 2024 class of 40 Under 40  OMAHA, NE – 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 and nonprofit professionals in the Greater Omaha, Council ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 05, 2024
    The Bellevue Pantry is a primary service provider focused on food security in Bellevue and surrounding Sarpy County. Here's a look at some of the vital services they offer: ??? Food Distribution Services: Open Monday-Thursday at 1912 Hancock Street in Bellevue, the pantry provides food assistance to those facing hunger. ?? Delivery Services: For those unable to visit the pantry due to mobility ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, May 31, 2024
    Join Spare Time Entertainment in the Restaurant each Monday starting June 3, 2024, from 7-9 PM for 2 games of Music Bingo Presented by NSB Games and Omaha Music Bingo. 3 Prizes awarded for each game!! 
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, May 29, 2024
    OMAHA, NE – 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 and nonprofit professionals in the Greater Omaha, Council Bluffs and Lincoln area at MBJ.com. The 40 Under 40 awards honor local professionals under the age of 40 who have excelled in their careers and made an impact on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 28, 2024
    HOPS for Harmony--  a Benefit for PROJECT HARMONY - presented by Papillion Area Lions Club Wednesday, June 26, 2024 from 5:30-8:30PM at Werner Park! Join us for an evening of beer tasting, great food, and musical entertainment--at Omaha's Premier Beer Festival!Tickets are $45 in advance or $55 at the event. Tickets available at Hy-Vee stores (customer service counter) or online at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Friday, May 24, 2024
    PLCS Foundation Awards Teacher Grants totaling $110,000 Papillion, NE – May 24, 2024– Papillion La Vista Community Schools Foundation awarded $110,000 through its Teacher Grant Program, which is designed to encourage unique and innovative ideas to improve the  educational process and enhance the learning experience of students in the district. 48 grant submissions were selected that will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, May 24, 2024
    In 2005 Scatter Joy Acres (SJA) was founded by Joy Bartling as Soby Ranch Ministries in 2006 near Fort Calhoun, Nebraska to provide a new home, new life, and new meaning by rescuing abused or neglected animals. Bartling’s first loves were the animals who became her closest childhood friends and confidants when she felt she had no one else to turn to during a painful part of her journey to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, October 27, 2023
    The Gretna Public Schools Young Adult Transition Program seeks to provide unique educational community experiences for students who need/elect to continue their education past the traditional 12 years of schooling. In partnership with the Gretna Public Schools Foundation and the Food and Nutrition Services (FANS) program, the YATP is working to bridge the student engagement gap by introducing ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Monday, October 23, 2023
    The first Saturday of every month from 2 to 4 pm, Town and Country offers pet microchipping and nail trims as a fundraiser for our shelter pets! Chip & Clip • Microchipping - $40 • Nail Trims - Free with donation Now providing Vaccines! Cat FVRCP $15 Cat FIV/FELV test $30 Dog Bordetella $15 Dog DAPP $15 Dog Heartworm test $30 Everyone is welcome! Dogs, Cats, and Critters! 
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Sunday, October 01, 2023
    Going green is no longer a trend — it's a way of life people are embracing in all kinds of ways. And as more and more people are looking for eco-friendly products and services, now is the perfect time to start your own green building business. But where do you begin? Don't worry, we've got you covered. In this article, we outline everything you need to do to get your business up and running.Why ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
    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
    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: Chamber, Community, General News Article
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