Monday, October 17, 2016

Speaker: Mustach Joe Tours

John from Mustach Joe Tours is our Kiwanis speaker.

John is following in the family footsteps. He is working full time in the business after graduating from Creighton with his MBA.

Tours are both US and international.  2017 schedule is available.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

October Speaker Calendar

October Kiwanis Speaker Calendar:

October 17  
Joey Spellerberg -  Moostash Joe Tours

October 24
John Winkler -  Papio-Missouri River NRD    

October 31
Laurie Vander Wal - Identity Theft

Monday, October 3, 2016


Field Trip! Bob has invited us to the Elkridge Independent Living community for lunch on Monday, October 10. Directions are above. Lunch is our normal $5 payable to the Kiwanis Club - but be there at 11:30! Lunch is served at Elkridge Independent Living with a salad starting at 11:30.

Speaker: Boys Town

Linda Schuckmann is our speaker on Boys Town. 

Interesting information:
  • In the last 11 years, Father Boes has doubled the number of kids and families serviced by Boys Town. 
  • In Omaha alone there are 68 homes with over 350 children currently living on Boys Town campus. 
  • Boys Town is really its own incorporated town. They have their own mayor, who is elected from the youth population. Their own schools, police and other services. 
  • Boys Town has grown its foster care and family consultation services over the past few years. 
  • Boys Town also have facilities around the country helping youth plus their Suicide Hotline. 
  • In Omaha and beyond, Boys Town is known as a hearing specialist. Their work helps both youth and adults with hearing issues. 
Thanks, Linda, for all the information! 

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Interclub - October 7!

Good afternoon,

Thanks again for having your inter-club at our meeting a couple of weeks ago when we hosted Bob Dalrymple!

I wanted to let your club know about our upcoming meeting on October 7th. We will be hosting Greg McDermott, Head Coach of the Creighton Men’s basketball team. The meeting will be held at the Ramada Convention Center on 72nd and Grover. Buzz has already started about this upcoming season. If your club members have an interest in attending, please have them RSVP with your Kiwanian Joel or by using this link: 

We hope to see you all again soon!

Kiwanis Club of Omaha

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Kiwanis October Meeting Calendar

October Speaker Calendar: 

October 3.    

October 10.   
No meeting at GAS

October 17.    
Joey Spellerberg -  Moostash Joe Tours

October 24.  
John Winkler -  Papio-Missouri River NRD    

October 31.  

Monday, September 19, 2016

Speaker: NE Department of Roads

An update on our roads from NDOR. 

Current project update around Omaha:

Upcoming projects: 

Future project map: 

Build Nebraska sales tax spend. There are 101 projects under consideration.  Over $8 billion in proposed spend. 

Thank you Tim Weanser for all the information.  

Meeting Notes

This Friday starts Sacred Heart reading. Sign up with Dale. 

Saturday is our Kiwanis club commitment  with AllPlay. Sign up online at

Summer Picnic was a success. 25 people attended Sunday at Stu's home. Beautiful day and wonderful hosts! 

John Hartwell takes over next week. Board meeting tomorrow at Don's office at noon.   

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

AllPlay - Last Dates!

The Fall softball season for AllPlay is underway! The Division 20 Kiwanis Clubs have been asked to give special consideration to helping, as a “Buddy” or other volunteer role, for two hours on Saturdays through September. 

Our Kiwanis Club of Greater Omaha is to focus Saturday, September 24th

Very simple sign up is at  

September 17 - Bellevue Offutt and West Omaha Diamond K
September 24 - Omaha Westside and Greater Omaha

Monday, September 12, 2016

Reminder: Sacred Heart Reading

Sacred Heart reading starts next Friday. Please sign up with Dale.