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2015 Food Drive

Posted by Michelle Dreesen on December 20, 2015 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Thanks to all that come to our December meeting and Food Drive

 

We collected 890lbs of food for the Heartland Food Bank

2013 Food Drive

Posted by Michelle Dreesen on January 2, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

we collected 1247 lbs of food this year for the Heartland Food Bank.  I would like to see us do 1500 lbs this year.

2013 Toy Run

Posted by Michelle Dreesen on January 2, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

we collected 270 toys valved at $3500.00 thanks to all that donated.  mark your calendars for this year 35th annual toy run. October 5th.

2014

Posted by Michelle Dreesen on January 2, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Happy New Year to everyone look forward to seeing you at the meetings.  All of the meetings have been posted under events.

Michelle Dreesen

October 2012 Toy Run

Posted by Michelle Dreesen on November 14, 2012 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Collected 365 toys valued at $5000.00 thank you to all that donated to the Salvation Army Toy Drive this year. Mark your calendar for next year's event October 6th 2013. more details to come

November Meeting

Posted by Michelle Dreesen on November 14, 2012 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Our November meeting was held at D's Frontier on November 4th, 2012 at 1:00pm.

The meeting was called to order by Michelle Hart, District Coordinator, with a Moment of Silence for our fallen brothers and sisters.

 

Thanks to D's Frontier and Dee for letting us hold the meeting here.

The Toy Run resulted in collecting 365 toys valued at $5000.00 for the Salvation Army toy drive. Thanks to all that came and made this possible for the kids.

Our Membership Appreciation was held on October 13th 2012 it started with the Fun run at the Hillside Bar and ended at Grant St. Thanks to everyone who volunteered their time and to the Hillside Bar and Grant St. that made this event possible.

 

If you are not getting email notices or your RTR please let any board member know so we can fix them. Make sure you also like us on Facebook: Abate of NE District 6. We do need correct email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers, etc. Also, if you know someone who does not have access to email, pick up the phone and help spread the word. This is not just an officer’s responsibility – this is your responsibility too, to help get the word out. You are a member of this organization!

At this time would like to hear from the other officers:

 

Karen Jensen, Treasurer: gave the Treasurer's Report. If you would like to know the financial health of the District, attend a meeting.

Cindy Flatt, Secretary – nothing new to add at this time

Bonzeye Hansen, Membership Secretary - Anchor Inn New supporting Business along with several renewals 276 current members not counting the renewal and new sign ups.

Scott Lucey, Legislative Coordinator – look for Scott RTR article

New Calendars are by the front door please pick one up for next year’s events. There might be a couple of changes but the first 3-4 meeting will take place where the calendar states.

Here are some of the upcoming events for the district

 

December 2nd – Annual Food Drive and meeting at The Forgot Store 11909 Calhoun Road – please provide a potluck dish. Donate nonperishable food or other items for the Heartland Food Bank.

January 6th– Fullhouse Chili and Dessert Contest

February 3rd–Duece's Lounge Pool & Shuffleboard Tournament

March 3rd–Chrome Lounge–Dart Tournament

50/50 Raffle Winner was Rick Pace, he won $57.00

 

Saddlebag name drawn was Kat Hatton'George– not in attendance.You must be present to win. New amount will be $40.00 at the December meeting

 

3x5 ABATE Window Stickers , look like the new banner,are now available for purchase they are $1.00 a piece

A special THANK YOU goes out to John Amdor,John attended the 28th annual MRF Meeting of the Minds held this year in Durham North Carolina, ABATE of Nebraska was recognized. ABATE of Nebraska received the “Federal Legislative Award”.John was able to accept the award.

Chet Dreesen proposed that Nebraska Abate D-6 to pay half of John Amdor fuel,a motion was made by Chet Dreesen ,second by Karen Jensen, majority in favor.

It looks like we had about 38 members in attendance. Probably more, but that’s all that signed in. Please when you attend an event, sign in – this helps to show that we have an active district. All of the meetings start at 1:00 pm promptly.

Motion to adjourn, Thanks to everyone for attending!!

Attending a meeting is important to stay in touch with what is going on in the political arena. Please also make sure we have the most up to date information for you – especially email – if you’re not sure – ask an officer. Don't wait until you get your Right to Ride to find out what is going on, it might be too late! To a person who consents, no injustice is done. ‘Like’ us on Facebook at Abate of Nebraska District 6.

Thanks to all that came

 

2010 Toy Run Coverage

Posted by Cathy on October 4, 2010 at 7:37 PM Comments comments (0)

This was some news coverage from this year's Toy Run.

 

http://www.wowt.com/news/headlines/104244119.html

 

GoodFellow Donation from December Meeting

Posted by Cathy on December 29, 2009 at 8:51 PM Comments comments (0)

A total of $69.00 was collected at our December Meeting / Pot Luck held at The Forgot Store.  Submitted by Cathy Hynes and appeared in the December 24, 2009 Omaha World Herald.  Here's the link:  http://omaha.com/article/20091224/NEWS02/712249920  


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