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Looking for information on where to get a vaccine? Interested in how the vaccine rollout is going in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area? Check your county health department website: Douglas County Health Department information is here, Sarpy County Health Department information is here, and Pottawattamie County Health Department information is here.
                                             
 
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THIS WEEK'S FEATURED EVENT:            
April 9, 2021
Cruise Away to the Greek Isles
Stephen Center
TBA
Join us for a virtual event like you have never experienced before to support the homeless, addicted and those in poverty.  stephencenter.org   
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April 17, 2021
vinNEBRASKA Virtual Wine Experience
Omaha Public Schools Foundation
Virtual Online at https://one.bidpal.net/2021vinnevirtual/welcome
vinNEBRASKA and the Omaha Public Schools Foundation have partnered to create a premier wine event benefiting the students of the Omaha Public Schools. The event features an evening online program, virtual wine tastings from world-renowned vintners, a VIP gourmet food package with complimentary wine for our sponsors, and a silent and super-silent auction. Proceeds from the event will help fund Omaha Public Schools’ classroom programs and scholarships for their students.    
Individuals: $50  |  Couples Wine Ticket: $200  |  Sponsorships Available: Gold, Silver and Bronze  opsfpossible.org

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April 18, 2021
Art & Soup
Visiting Nurse Association
Embassy Suites Conference Center – La Vista parking lot
There’s never been a more important time for VNA nurses to be in local homeless shelters, and your support is needed more than ever! Fundraising goes virtual this year because of COVID, but we have an interactive and engaging online platform where you can purchase one-of-a-kind artwork with 50 percent of sales donated to VNA’s shelter nursing program. Online art sales and silent auction are April 12-17. Art pick-up festival and soup tasting is April 18 in the Embassy Suites La Vista parking lot. With every ticket purchase, you receive a Soup Passport entitling you to a free cup of soup at each participating restaurant.    
$100 – Patron Party  |  $50 – General Admission    (402) 342-5566     vnatoday.org/artandsoup   

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April 19-24, 2021
SHARE Omaha: Do Good Week
SHARE Omaha & FNBO
https://shareomaha.org/dogoodweek
Join us for SHARE Omaha's Do Good Week, April 19-24th!    
(402) 502-0360         https://shareomaha.org/dogoodweek

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April 22-24, 2021
Girl Scouts Virtual artVenture
Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska
Embassy Suites Conference Center – La Vista parking lot
artVenture is a unique program that matches small groups of Girl Scouts with professional artists for a collaborative, arts education experience. Working as a team from conception to completion, artists and girls create original artwork that is sold at the artVenture silent auction. Additionally, professional artists submit their own works of art into the auction, creating an even more spectacular, high-quality art event.    Free to Bid Tasting Package for One – $40  |  Two – $75   |  VIP Package – $150        
(402) 779-8230    girlscoutsnebraska.org                 

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APRIL 28, 2021
FUSION 2021 
a blend of fun & philanthropy

Nebraska Medicine Volunteer Services
Virtual
The FUSION 2021 luncheon proceeds fund scholarships for the next generation of healthcare providers from UNMC and Clarkson College in addition to funding projects impacting the patient experience at Nebraska Medicine.     
(402) 559-4150     guild@nebraskamed.com   

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MAY 1, 2021
For the Kids Benefit: 
Race for the Ribbons, Win for the Kids

Omaha Children’s Museum
Virtual: Visit ocm.org/fundraising-events
Omaha Children’s Museum and the Rainbow Connectors Guild are proud to present the 2021 For the Kids Benefit: Race for the Ribbons, Win for the Kids. Dress in your best Southern belle-inspired hat or dapper bow tie and join us for our virtual Kentucky Derby-themed evening and support the children of our community. Evening events include a derby-themed watch party, live virtual event, auction, raffles, and more. See you at the races!    Visit ocm.org/fundraising-events for ticket prices     
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MAY 8, 2021
Cabaret 2021
Child Saving Institute
Embassy Suites by Hilton Omaha La Vista Hotel and Conference Center  |  12520 Westport Pkwy.
A night of comedy to benefit Child Saving Institute’s (CSI) services for the prevention, intervention and healing of child abuse, neglect and trauma. Come and enjoy an evening of cocktails, dinner and hilarity for a great cause!  Event Chairs: Melanie and David Hecker Adrienne and Patrick Fay.   $175/$300 Table sponsorships available    
(402) 504-3664  |  adwyer@childsaving.org  |  childsaving.org
            

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MAY 11, 2021
D.J.’s Hero Awards Luncheon
The Salvation Army
CHI Health Center –Omaha
*Event may be held virtually due to public health recommendations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/SalArmyOmaha for updates
The 23rd annual D.J.’s Hero Awards Luncheon will honor 15 deserving Nebraska high school seniors with a $10,000 academic scholarship each. Funds raised from the luncheon support Salvation Army programs that help children living in poverty in the Omaha metro. Peggy and David Sokol partnered with The Salvation Army to establish the D.J.’s Hero Awards in memory of their son, D.J., in 1999.     $150 Individual  |  $1,500 Table Sponsorship      salarmyomaha.org    
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MAY 15, 2021
Moonbeams and Big Dreams
CRCC
Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District, 222 N. 10th St., Omaha
Moonbeams & Big Dreams is a dinner and fashion show celebration unlike any other. It will feature current CRCC children and alumni who have lived many of their dreams with CRCC’s help.    
Tickets $150.    402-895-4000    https://secure.qgiv.com/event/crccmoonbeams2021/        

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Review and add your own updated events on our LOCAL EVENTS page at the
ALL-NEW, REVAMPED  SpiritofOmaha.com
Due to CV19 CHECK FOR EVENT UPDATES from all orgs!
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APR 10   The Heart of Camp Gala    Carol Joy Holling Ctr.   LINK                                     
APR 14   Completely KIDS Author Luncheon - Gone Virtual  
Completely KIDS    LINK     
APR 16-18   Ms. Frizzle’s Wacky Weekend   Omaha Children's Museum    LINK    
APR 22   Earth Day    Omaha Children's Museum    LINK 
MAY 5   Cinco de Mayo: ¡Celebrar!    Omaha Children's Museum    LINK 
MAY 14-16   Superhero Family Fun Weekend    Omaha Children's Museum   LINK        
                               
PROMOTE YOUR EVENTS!
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DON'T MISS THESE!

MAY 8   Stamp out Hunger   Society of St. Vincent de Paul Omaha    LINK        
MAY 5   Memories for Kids Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!       LINK 
MAY 10   Fore! the Kids    Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Foundation   LINK
                                    
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