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Events currently available - New business events will be posted as they come in for the calendar.

Thursday, April 19

The Business Ethics Alliance will host “Environmental Ethics on Trial: The Good, “The Bag” and the Ugly” from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center. The program will discuss the Hefty EnergyBag program that has been an ongoing program in Omaha. Presenters include: Haul Daub, Senior Counsel, Husch Blackwell; Dale Gubbles, CEO, Firestar Fiber; Beverly Kracher, executive director, Business Ethics Alliance; and Rick Yoder, chief sustainability officer at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s College of Business Administration. The cost to attend is $10 and tickets can be found online.

The Millard Business Association’s annual awards ceremony, “Past. Present. Future,” will take place from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Champions Run Golf Course. Six high school students from Millard Public and Skutt Catholic school districts will receive scholarships, volunteers from Project WEE Care will be recognized, leaders and businesses will receive awards, and new inductees to the MBA Hall of Fame will be honored. An auction will be held throughout the evening with proceeds going towards promoting the MBA and its programs. Tickets are $75 and can be ordered online.

Wednesday, April 25

Omaha SCORE will be hosting “Protecting Your Business Investment-Insurance and Legal” from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at SCORE Commerce Village. This is part two of the six-part Entrepreneur Bootcamp Series. This session will include necessary insurance coverages, key legal considerations and how to select the right type of business entity in- corporation. Registration can be found online and cost $25.

Thursday, April 26

The Do Space will be hosting “Facebook for Business” from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. A local social media expert will walk attendees through the differences, and show them how to grow their following. Registration can be found online and is free.

The Nonprofit Association of the Midlands will usher in new leadership at the NAM Annual Meeting from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the historic Joslyn Castle in Omaha. NAM will hold its board elections at its annual meeting, which will provide networking opportunities to NAM members and nonprofit leaders. Anyone interested in attending the NAM Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Harry A. Koch Company and the Joslyn Castle, can register online.

Friday, April 27

The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce will host the Small Business Awards of Excellence luncheon starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Bellevue University Administrative Services Building. Tickets can be found online and costs $20 for members and $35 for non-members.

Saturday, April 28

SCORE will host Intro to Quickbooks at the Do Space from 10 a.m. to noon. This session will focus on the basic functions of Quickbooks including how to create invoices, pay bills and manage your business checkbook. Attendees do not need to bring Quickbooks software or their laptops. Registration is available online and is free.

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