Author: Kerry Pivovar

Aksarben aims to grow Nebraska’s workforce, and community colleges are ‘ground zero’


Read original on Omaha World Herald The Aksarben Foundation, a longtime supporter of Nebraska education through scholarships, is committing its leadership network and fundraising prowess to a new long-range cause: stimulating the state’s lagging workforce. The new statewide initiative, a centerpiece of Saturday evening’s annual Aksarben Ball at Omaha’s CHI Health Center, has an initial goal… Read more »

The 122nd Aksarben Ball Royal Court Announced at Annual Brunch

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By Kate Malott / World-Herald staff writer Aug 5, 2018 originally published via Omaha World Herald. With a little more than two months before the 122nd Aksarben Ball, organizers hosted two events last week announcing this year’s Royal Court. The annual ball honors families who volunteer across the state of Nebraska and western Iowa. The… Read more »

Women’s Ball Committee Announces Key Partners for the 2018 Aksarben Ball

By Kate Malott / World-Herald staff writer Jul 21, 2018 originally published via Omaha World Herald. Team members for the 122nd Aksarben Ball have been assembled. The annual event will be Oct. 13 at CHI Health Center, formerly CenturyLink Center. The Aksarben Women’s Ball Committee announced the Royal Court members who will serve in support of… Read more »

Aksarben Foundation and Nebraska State Fair Announce Partnership

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Grand Island, Neb. (May 11, 2018) – The Aksarben Stock Show will now be managed by the Nebraska State Fair, as part of a new partnership between these “two power-house organizations”, says Foundation President, Sandra Reding. The Aksarben Foundation announced the move Friday at the May meeting of the Nebraska State Fair Board of Directors…. Read more »