Jan 16, 2020 12:00 PM
Nebraska Medicine and UNMC— Transforming Nebraska
Jan 23, 2020 12:00 PM
Riverfront Development Update
Jan 30, 2020 12:00 PM
24th and Glory
Feb 06, 2020 12:00 PM
Refugees in Nebraska
Feb 13, 2020 12:00 PM
Omaha Library Foundation
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Upcoming Events
Salvation Army Night Watch
Jan 13, 2020 5:00 PM –
Jan 17, 2020 8:00 PM
Trustee Meeting
Jan 14, 2020
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Salvation Army Night Watch
Jan 20, 2020 5:00 PM –
Jan 24, 2020 8:00 PM
Jan 27, 2020 12:00 PM
After Hours at Scottish Rite Building
Jan 29, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Board meeting
Feb 10, 2020 12:00 PM
770 North 93rd St
Feb 13, 2020
Meal Packaging
The Family Room
Feb 15, 2020
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Feb 24, 2020 12:00 PM
Trustee Meeting
Mar 03, 2020
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
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Russell Hampton
ClubRunner Mobile
Coming up 1/16/20
Dr. Jim Linder 
Nebraska Medicine and UNMC
"Transforming Nebraska" 
Invocator: Connor Lund
11:15 Greeter:  John Maxell 
11:45 Greeter: Rich Craig
Chair of the Day: Karen Bremer 
Last week re-cap
Last week Kevin Welsh gave the invocation. Ward Peters and Roxy Orr were greeters.   We had many of our committee chairs give annual reports as part of our club assembly. Nick Jasa presented our Slate of Officers. Fritz Stehlik moved to accept the Slate.  Kathryn Schubert seconded. Motion passed. Congratulations to all our new officers! The RISK bag was at $95 and Jeff Bakewell won a free lunch. 
Welcome Doug Hansen! 
Last week Jim Kapalis introduced us to new member Doug Hansen.  Doug is Realtor for Berkshire Hathaway Home Services.  Doug is originally from Manning, Iowa.  He graduated from University of South Dakota with a BS in Education, Athletic Training.  He served as Athletic Trainer for Miami Dolphins and was previously General Manager for Larry Csonka’s Stagger Lee’s night club.  He has 40 years in sales: Wholesale, Insurance and Real Estate

Doug is also co-owner with his wife Sharon of 4 Nothing Bundt Cakes bakeries in Omaha, Lincoln and Des Moines.    In his free time, Doug enjoys golf, reading, travel, and wine. Welcome, Doug! 


New Paul Harris Fellows
Last week Kathryn Schubert recognized 7! new Paul Harris Fellows for their generous support of the Rotary Foundation for their first $1000 in donations.  
Congratulations to Joe Sequenzia, Andy Goranson, Ashley Baker, Dan Lupardus, Jim Kapalis, Erin Cohrs, and Gregg Bailey
Service Above Self
We will be doing meal packaging for the Beautiful Gate on Saturday, February 15th.  120 volunteers are needed. Kids 5 and up are welcome with an adult helper.  
The Family Room
8333 Fort St.
NW Corner of the Bldg.
Omaha, NE 68134
Click HERE to sign up. 
Slate of Officers 
Congratulations to the Slate of Officers elected last week! 

President Designee: Dave Laferla (to serve 21-22)
To serve with President Mary Bernier (20-21):
Treasurer: Mark Roberts
Sgt. At Arms: Andy Goranson 
Secretary: Marlon Lofgren 
Don Leu, Barb Rebrovich, Alice Schumaker, Steve Thornburg
Trustees 2020-2023 John Binderup, Nick Eastland, Julie Livingston
New Member Proposal 
Patti Brannon  "Leadership Development"   Leadership Resources
Proposed by: Tom Kerfoot 
(Any objection to this proposal must be within one week in writing to the Board of Directors)
About Us 
Congratulations to Jared and Leigh Bakewell (and grandparents Bakewell) on their new arrival on December 13th: Elle Banner Bakewell. Their address is 3541 S. 102nd St. Omaha, NE 68124
Please keep Frank McGree in your thoughts and prayers for a full and quick recovery from surgery to remove a cancerous kidney. Frank is recovering well at home.  His address is PO Box 622, Elkhorn, NE 68022
(If you have information for the About Us section, please let Jennifer know.) 
After Hours 
 Mark your calendar for our next event on Wednesday, January 29th at the Scottish Rite from 5-7pm.  Hosted by John Maxell. 
Monthly Lunch Sponsor


Thank you to David Kutler/Body Basics for his sponsorship of speaker and student lunches for the month of January.














Activities of Other Clubs
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Need a Make-up?

ATTENDANCE at Suburban Rotary needs to be at 50% of the meetings. Make-ups also count. 


ONLINE MAKE-UPS Have you checked this out? If you sometimes find it hard to attend a make-up meeting locally or while out of town, check out the option and opportunity of making up a Rotary meeting 24/7 via the internet. You will find this information at for more information.  Check your attendance status anytime on our website. 

Bellevue , Monday Noon, DJ's Dugout, 23rd & Cornhusker-West of Kennedy Frwy,Bellevue

Millard- Monday Noon, German American Society located at 3717 South 120th Street

Omaha Morning Tues., 7 a.m.,  Happy Hollow 
Omaha Northwest , Tues. Noon,

 Jerico's, 11732 W Dodge Rd, Omaha, NE 68154


Omaha Rotary Night Club
They meet the first, third, and fifth Tuesdays of the month at 5:30 pm.
We are now known as the Omaha Rotary Night Club! Our meeting time has also changed, we now meet the first, third, and fifth Tuesdays of the month at 5:30 pm at DJ's Dugout at 176th & Q.  
Starting April 2, 2019, we will be changing all future meetings to Vincenzo's, 15701 Pacific St.

Council Bluffs Centennial Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. HyVee in the Mall of the Bluffs

Downtown -Wednesday Noon, Field Club

Western Douglas County 7 a.m., Elkhorn Common Ground Community Center, 1701 Veterans Drive (l block north of Elkhorn H. S.)

Council Bluffs Thursday Noon, Council Bluffs Senior Center


Omaha West Friday Noon,  Champions Club,
Member Birthdays
Ryan Bouda
January 1
David Moritz
January 2
Dick Kelley
January 2
Ryan Keiser
January 2
Christopher Pfanstiel
January 3
Kelly Adams
January 4
Bryant Morrison
January 6
Joseph Sequenzia
January 6
Ron Pearson
January 7
Thomas Freeman
January 8
Fritz Stehlik
January 9
Jim Matgen
January 11
Dick Caulk
January 13
Sheila Kalhorn
January 15
Doug Hansen
January 16
John Hoich
January 19
Mark Stokes
January 21
Angeline Larson
January 22
Jay McMartin
January 23
Joanne Peters
January 24
Lou Smetana
January 25
Amanda Fink
January 30