Giving Calendar

October 2, 2016 · Posted In: Calendar of Events, Entertainment, Galas

The following is the calendar of charitable events as it appears in the print edition of Omaha Magazine.* To be considered for publication, please send your event three months in advance to November/December 2016 Featured Event […]

The Big Give

September 6, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Galas, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Omahans give. That is no secret. Just consider the amount generated by the Omaha Community Foundation’s fourth annual Omaha Gives campaign. The 24-hour funding drive amassed almost $9 million, a new record. In each September/October […]

Stephanie Murphy

July 20, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Galas, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Stephanie Murphy is advancing her family’s legacy of community service. Her grandmother, Marge Quinlan, served on the Aksarben Women’s Ball Committee in the early 1980s. Marge’s daughter-in-law, Kathy Quinlan, served in the 1990s when the […]


April 20, 2015 · Posted In: Galas, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

Originally published in March/April 2015 Omaha Magazine. Soprano Renée Fleming once lamented “My worry is that opera will become a historic art form as opposed to a living, breathing thing.” We’ll leave any judgments on […]


April 11, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Galas, Omaha Magazine, People

I can’t remember the last time I was that nervous,” says De’Ja Theresa Diane Combs in recalling her life-changing moment last spring. Sure, the then Omaha North High School senior had just been crowned Miss […]

Boxes of Cheer

January 5, 2014 · Posted In: Family, Galas, Health, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine

Northwestern Mutual employees recently teamed with the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Foundation to deliver 170 boxes of cheer to children suffering from cancer and other ailments. “Look, Mom, it’s a glow sword!” 5-year-old Sammy […]

Multiply by 50

December 29, 2013 · Posted In: Education, Entertainment, Galas, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People

Opportunity leads to success. Success opens the door for even greater opportunity. Such is the cycle of the American dream. But many youths across the Heartland face more adversity than opportunity. Poverty, suffering, and staggering […]

Calendar of Events: January/February 2014

December 18, 2013 · Posted In: Calendar of Events, Entertainment, Galas

ART AND MUSEUM EXHIBITS From the Collection: Jun Kaneko’s Special Project – Fremont Dangos Through January 10 at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St. This exhibit brings together for the first time a set of six 11-foot […]

Heartland Family Service’s Salute to Families

November 23, 2013 · Posted In: Entertainment, Family, Galas, Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People

Every year, Heartland Family Service honors families from Nebraska and Iowa with their Salute to Families Celebration during the annual Heartland Family Service Family Week. The local families are recognized for their strong family life, […]

Susan Koenig