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Arts & Business Events Calendar

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

Friday, December 7

The Meat Packing Safety Alliance of Nebraska is hosting its 4th quarter meeting from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the National Safety Council, Nebraska. Aaron Anderson of the Weitz Company will present “Winter Walking Conditions,” and Brad Bousquet of CVA Co-op will present “Stacking on the Deck for Safety.” Registration is online.

Saturday, December 8

The American Marketing Association’s Omaha chapter will present “Putting Together Year-End Reports, 2019 Trends” as it’s Social Media Saturday topic. The free event, held at Midland University, will help attendee’s form and frame an end-of-year approach and make a plan for next year. They will also share the top 10 social media and trends predictions for 2019. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and registration is online.

Tuesday, December 11

OpenSky Policy Institute will discuss the state tax and budget debate. At the forum, the institute will discuss what is happening in the state fiscal debate, including the most recent discussions around efforts to lower property taxes and fund state’s schools. OpenSky will help attendees understand what the tax and budget debate means for our state and for Nebraska’s nonprofits.

SHARE Omaha is holding an overview and training session in preparation for its Jan. 17 launch. SHARE Omaha will serve as a community engagement conduit, connecting community members to nonprofits so they can donate, volunteer, shop for a nonprofit’s specific needs or see a calendar of events. The model is online and unbiased, making it easy for people to give their time and resources to nonprofits of their choice in the manner they choice. Attendees are asked to bring their computer or tablet. Registration is available online. This session will be held at Project Harmony from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 12

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation and a coalition of statewide partners will celebrate the successes of the first year of Bring Up Nebraska, promoting local community partnerships to keep children safe, support strong parents, and help families address life’s challenges before they become a crisis. There will be a press conference at 9:30 a.m., followed by a celebration at 10:30 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon, and a listening session with the Children Welfare League of America and DLH. Registration is available online. 

Friday, December 14

The Human Resources Association of the Midlands is hosting another installment of its Squeaky Clean HR Series. The webinar topic is “Hot Topics and Burning Questions” and will be presented by Ralph Kellogg and Robin Fredieu of Centris Federal Credit Union. Registration is online and the webinar is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 15

EBE Films and The Brunch Family: Sisterhood of Female Entrepreneurs are hosting a 2019 Business Planning, Learning, Gathering and Networking event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at EBE Films, 501 S. 16th Street. The event will include a self-help workbook curated by self-help guru Joanna Leflore, a business plan and marketing workshop and workbook curated by Erica Johnson, a public speaking workshop led by Ebony Sweeny and a panel discussing various challenges of being a female entrepreneur. Tickets are available online and cost $20.

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