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January/February 2020 Giving Calendar

Jan 03, 2020 08:25AM ● By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman
Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm.

Carnival of Love Gala honorary chairs

Feb. 29 Destination Love: The Carnival of Love Gala Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista There is an extra day in February this year, and several area organizations, including Heartland Family Services, are using that day to spread extra love in the metro. This annual event will be chaired by Susan Pedersen, with honorary chairs being Polly and Jack Struyk. Individual tickets are $150 each, and the proceeds go to HFS’ programs that help vulnerable individuals, children, and families in the community. (Pictured in featured image: gala chairs and president, Barb Farbo, Amee Zetzman, and Kelly Schlott.)

Jan. 9 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) Birds and Beer Bash for YPs Benefitting: Angels Among US Location: Buildertrend —

Jan. 15 (6-9 p.m.) Outland Trophy Award Dinner Benefiting: National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Location: Hilton Omaha —

Jan. 16 (6 p.m.) Celebration of Life Banquet Benefiting: Nebraskans Embracing Life Location: DC Centre Banquet Facility —

Jan. 18 (6-11 p.m.) Midlands Community Foundation Reflection Ball Benefiting: Midlands Community Foundation Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —

Jan. 18 (6-10 p.m.) Wakanda Gala Benefitting: Black Student Leadership Council and Sickle Cell Anemia Location: Omaha Design Center —eventbrite

Jan. 23 Grapes of Gratitude Benefitting: SCORE Mentors of Omaha Location: Riverfront Place —

Jan. 24 (2 p.m.) and Jan. 25 (2 p.m.) UNMC Skate-a-thon for Parkinson’s Benefiting: Parkinson’s Nebraska Location: UNMC Ice Rink —

Jan. 24 (5-8 p.m.) Victory Boxing Club Banquet Location: Bellevue Christian Center Benefitting: Victory boxing Club —

Jan. 25 (5-9 p.m.) Nebraska Scottish Society’s Robert Burns Dinner Benefiting: Scottish Society of Nebraska Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Center —

Jan. 25 (7-10 p.m.) Conge Benefitting: Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart Location: Mariott Capitol District —

Feb. 1 (4 p.m.) 20th Annual African-American History Challenge Benefitting; 100 Black Men of Omaha Location: North High —

Feb. 1 (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) Ultra Chic Boutique and The Dress Flip Benefiting: The Alzheimer’s Association Location: A View on State —

Feb. 5 (6-9 p.m.) TOYO! 2020 Benefitting: Omaha Jaycees Location: Scott Conference Center —

Feb. 6 (5:30-9 p.m.) Smile Celebration Dinner Benefitting: Nebraska Mission of Mercy Location: Shadow Ridge Country Club —

Feb. 6 (5-9 p.m.) Glow 2020 Benefiting: Essential Pregnancy Services Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —

Feb. 7 (5:30-10:30 p.m.) MarianFEST 2020: Mahalo Marian Benefiting: Omaha Marian High School Location: Omaha Marriott Downtown —

Feb. 8 (6:30-10 p.m.) Rockin’ Rosie Benefitting: The Rose Theatre Location: Omaha Mariott Capitol —

Feb. 8 (6:30-10 p.m.) Wings of Hope Winter Fundraiser Benefiting: Wings of Hope Location: Mid-America Center —

Feb. 8 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Omaha Polar Plunge Benefiting: Special Olympics Nebraska Location: Zorinsky Lake Park —

Feb. 9 (5-10 p.m.) Mom Prom Benefitting: Creighton Prep Location: CHI Health Center —

Feb. 13 (5-8 p.m.) Sports Night 2020 Benefitting: Nebraska Greats Foundation Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista —

Feb. 13 Girls Nite Out Benefitting: Girls Inc. Location: Hilton Omaha —

three women at Girls Nite Out

Feb. 14 (6-11 p.m.) Swing Under the Wings Benefiting: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum Location: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum —

couple dancing, Swing Under the Wings

Feb. 15 (6-9:30 p.m.) Curly Tails & Cocktails Benefitting: Pug Partners of Nebraska Location: Arbor Hall —@pugpartners on Facebook

Feb. 15 (7 a.m.) Trek Up the Tower Benefiting: WELLCOM Location: First National Bank Tower —

Feb. 15 (10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) Heart Bombing Benefiting: Restoration Exchange Omaha Location: TBA —

Group outside at Heart Bombing event

Feb. 22 (6 p.m.) 23rd Annual JDRF Promise Gala Benefiting: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Location: CHI Health Center Omaha —

Feb. 23 (1-5 p.m.) Art & Soup Benefiting: Visiting Nurse Association Location:Embassy Suites La Vista —

Feb. 27 Bags and Swag Benefitting: Sarpy County Housing Location: Beardmore Event Center —

Feb. 29 (4:30 p.m.) FIESTA 2019 Benefiting: Mercy High School Location: Omaha Marriott Downtown —

Feb. 29 (6-9 p.m.) Carnival of Love Gala Benefiting: Heartland Family Service Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —

Feb. 29 (7-11:30 p.m.) Omaha Mom Prom Benefitting: Nebraska Red Dawgs Location: Soirée Room —

This calendar was printed in the January/February 2020 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

Please note, the featured event, The Carnival of Love Gala, benefits Heartland Family Services. The print version incorrectly states that it benefits Lutheran Family Services. 

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