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Meetings: Every Friday at 11:45 a.m.·Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine St, Omaha, NE, 68106 ·402-330-0777


       Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.


Kiwanis Club of Omaha, Inc.

(lst Club chartered in the Nebraska-Iowa District)

11:45-1:00 PM - Lunch $13



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Kiwanis Club of Omaha
November 17, 2014


This Week's Program


Dr. Paul Landow, Political Analyst   


Please join us this Friday as we welcome Political Analyst, Dr. Paul Landow. Curious about the recent elections? Dr. Landow will speak on:


"2014 Election Results:  Where Do We Go From Here?"  


Dr. Landow is also an Assistant Political Science Professor at UNO. 


Program Coordinator

Steve Patterson  





Our meeting on December 5th has been planned by our Agriculture Committee. The meeting will take place at Omaha Children's Museum. Our speaker is Jolanda Junge, Executive Director of We Support Agriculture. The museum currently has a special Ag exhibit called "Once Upon a Farm" that we will tour following the meeting.  



Please RSVP so that we have a count for lunch. Lunch will be BBQ beef and pulled pork sandwiches with sides and is $13.   

Hope Center for Kids
There is still time to volunteer to help with the Thanksgiving Dinner at the Hope Center for Kids. Please contact Chris Tooker to sign up!

VOLUNTEERS: Please park on the north side of the building and use the north entrance.

President's Column


Dear Kiwanian,   


Our club is at its best when you are an active part of it.   

We have many ways to be involved, starting with participation in our numerous committees.   We have frequent service projects for hands on assistance.   We need help with fundraisers throughout the year, including the Gala and the Kiwanis Cup golf outing.   And we have opportunities to help our foundation through direct financial contributions.

You have the best understanding of your personal time, talent, and resources.   If you are very involved today, thank you for all you do.  If you want to be more involved, please give me a call so you can find a good fit for your unique gifts.   Our club has many different types of activities needing a wide variety of skills.   I am confident something can fit you.   Imagine what we can accomplish with everyone playing an active part.


Please use the this form to select how you would like to volunteer: 2014 Kiwanis Involvement Form 

You can either print it off and return it to Katie or e-mail your selections to kiwanisomaha@gmail.com








Dan Dittman, Erickson│Sederstrom

Jana Donahoe

Frank Dozen, Aksarben Eye Care



Upcoming Friday Programs


November 28 - No Meeting, Thanksgiving Week

December 5 - Jolanda Junge, Executive Director of We Support Agriculture - meeting held at Omaha Children's Museum RSVP

December 12  - Steve Martin, President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska

December 19 - Ernie Goss, Professor of Economics, Creighton University

Last Meeting

   At our last meeting, we were pleased to have Omaha's Chief of Police, Todd Schmaderer, as our guest speaker. Chief Schmaderer is the head of 1,000 employees, including 800 officers and 200 support staff. The majority of his job entails managing those employees, working on the budget and building community relations. Chief Schmaderer spoke briefly on crime in our city. Omaha's crime rate compared to other cities it's size is low. One of Chief Schmaderer's objectives is to put crime in a controllable element, so that it can be reduced.