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Heartland Family Service "Salute to Families"

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HEARTLAND FAMILY SERVICE HONORS FAMILY LIFE Heartland Family Service sponsors Family Week of Iowa and Nebraska, proclaimed annually by the State’s governors during Thanksgiving Week. This year Family Week is celebrated November 24-30, 2013. The Salute to Families Celebration is the annual Heartland Family Service Family Week event. Local families will be honored for their strong family life, community service and leadership. This year we are featuring all past Leadership Honorees for their significant contributions to our community. The honored families and individual include (photos of the honorees are available by email): Challenged and Successful Patti Richardson Family Commitment to Family Thresia & Robert Hettingter Family Community Service Felicia & Joel Rogers Family Leadership Dr. James & Nancy Armitage Family Family Week Advocacy Award Teela Mickles, Compassion in Action The Salute to Families Recognition Dinner will be held Thursday, November 21, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Happy Hollow Club, 1701 South 105 Street in Omaha. Tickets are $45.00 for adults and $15.00 for children. Call (402) 553-3000 for reservations or purchase reservations online at “As an agency that seeks to strengthen families, the Salute to Families event provides hope and inspiration for everyone,” said John Jeanetta, Heartland Family Service president and CEO. “Despite imperfections, stunning achievements and the seemingly cruel crises life sometimes throws our way, there are families in our midst who have remained strong despite it all, who have channeled their gratitude into serving the community and a higher purpose, and who provide an example we can learn from and emulate.” The Heartland Family Service Salute to Families award program was established in 1982 to provide a positive message about family life. Nominations are submitted by the general public. To nominate, persons need only call for a nomination form, write a simple paragraph, and mail it to Heartland Family Service at 2101 So. 42nd Street, Omaha, NE 68105. Nominations can be made online at or by calling 402-553-3000, and will be accepted from now until May 1 for next year’s program. Heartland Family Service, founded locally in 1875, is a non-profit, non-sectarian human service agency with sixteen offices in east central Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. The mission of the agency is to strengthen individuals and families in our community through education, counseling and support services. The agency provides a variety of services to protect children, help adults and strengthen families of all ages and all socio-economic groups. Many programs are offered on a sliding fee scale.

Occurs once: Nov 21, 2013 (6:00 PM to 8:30 PM)
Contact Name: Dawn Bashara
Contact Phone: 402-552-7447

Happy Hollow County Club
1701 S. 105th Street, Omaha, NE 68124

Ticket Price: $45/$15
Ticketing Phone: 402-552-3000
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