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Philanthropy 101: Learning What it Means to Be Philanthropic

Philanthropy 101: Learning What it Means to Be Philanthropic

The Heartland Family Service Student League members recently participated in a “Philanthropy 101” event, learning what it means to be a philanthropist and how they can become philanthropic in their daily lives. The students worked together to identify the key characteristics of crafting a compelling grant application, including what sets their request apart from other grants whose format may not be as successful.

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Op-Ed: More support is needed than ever as deadline on eviction moratorium nears

Op-Ed: More support is needed than ever as deadline on eviction moratorium nears

By: Mindy Paces

As the world continues to deal with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, a large and immediate issue looms as 2020 draws to a close. The moratorium on evictions will expire at the end of this year, and many individuals and families across the U.S., including here in the Omaha and Council Bluffs areas, will still be unable to pay rent or utilities. This will ultimately lead to countless people being evicted and becoming homeless and without additional assistance.

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MOTAC Hosts Tobacco-Free Business Initiative Workshops

MOTAC Hosts Tobacco-Free Business Initiative Workshops

On November 14, 2020, a law signed in August by Governor Pete Ricketts, LB840, will take effect.  E-cigarettes will now be added as a tobacco product covered under the state’s smoke-free workplace law.  For more information about the changes to the Nebraska Clean Indoor Act statutory language and answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the law, please visit www.smokefree.ne.gov.

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