UWM Community Celebration Concert

Name of Organization: United Way of the Midlands

Event Name: UWM 100-Year Celebration Concert 

When: May 18, 2023

Where: Gene Leahy Mall – Downtown

Why: To recognize 100 years of UWM serving the metro and say thank you to the community for the support and caring spirit that makes our work possible.

Attendance: More than 2,500

Mission: United Way of the Midlands UNITES our community’s caring spirit to build a stronger tomorrow.

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About: For 100 years, United Way of the Midlands has served the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro by bridging the business and not-for-profit sectors to create a Circle of Support that helps our neighbors overcome difficult challenges and start building a better future. UWM’s funded programs and direct services address social and economic disparities and meet families’ essential needs such as healthy food, safe and stable housing, physical and mental health services, career preparation and job training.

For more information: (402)342-8232. www.UnitedWayMidlands.org

Sponsors: 100-Year Presenting Sponsors: HDR, Nebraska Medicine, NP Dodge, Physicians Mutual and Werner Enterprises – along with Supporting Sponsors: American National Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska, CHI Health, Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Farm Credit Services of America, FNBO, KPMG, Lamson Dugan & Murray, Lincoln Financial Group, Lindsay, Meta, Mutual of Omaha, Noddle Companies, Pacific Life Foundation, Scoular, Security National Bank, Tenaska, Union Pacific and Valmont.

Event Summary: UWM’s 100-Year Celebration concert was a big success! Festivities included music by The Shenanigans and The Travis Band, a special reception for Tocqueville Society members, a Community Village highlighting local nonprofits, a 360-degree photo booth, balloon animals and face painting, a picnic blanket giveaway and more! It was a wonderful and fun way to say “thank you” to the metro for their support of UWM for 100 years.