Roger Weitz, who departed Opera Omaha at the end of 2022, looks back at his 11 years as General Director of Opera Omaha and his career in the arts.
2023 is just beginning, but area nonprofits are already well into the process of planning their fundraising events for what promises to be a busy year. In our ongoing efforts to support our community nonprofits, metroMAGAZINE is featuring this special 2023 Charity Event Preview on the pages ahead.
We invite you to peruse the Charity Event Preview for the organizations closest to your heart, to search for the activities you enjoy most—from golf tournaments to galas—or to simply check out the many events you can enjoy over the next 12 months while supporting the wonderful work of our nonprofit community. Be sure to visit our website, SpiritofOmaha.com, throughout the year for the latest updates and new events that are added.
UNMC is reaching new heights to strengthen Nebraska communities, address workforce challenges and respond to global emergencies. Using creativity, technology and innovation, UNMC also trains more health professionals than any other institution in Nebraska.
Seven years ago, two woman-owned businesses came together to present profiles of woman leaders in every issue of metroMAGAZINE. On the pages that follow, we catch up with some of the 34 women featured as “game-changers” and “Women who WOW” since 2015.
Numerous foundations along with contributions from businesses and private donors create a robust philanthropic spirit in southwest Iowa fueled by the desire to uplift the region for the benefit of all its citizens.
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is considered one of the best zoos in the country and also known worldwide. Its mission is to inspire, educate and engage people to serve as lifelong stewards for the conservation of animals and their habitats.
TeamMates Mentoring Program has much to celebrate in 2021: its 30th year and more than 43,000 students served in 30 years across Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Wyoming and South Dakota. The mentoring program has seen a great deal of growth and success, but it began as a simple idea inspired by a television news story.
In 2020, metroMAGAZINE explored how the COVID-19 pandemic affected our local nonprofits’ operations and how they continued to serve the community despite unforeseeable demands on staff and resources. Now we look at how they are moving forward in 2021.
These five women stand on incredible achievements in very different areas, but they have one thing in common: their leadership is pioneering the way for others to follow.