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Called to be a Pacesetter

Excerpt from 2017 Omaha: We Don’t Coast magazine. Photo by Bill Sitzmann North End Teleservices (NET) is a growing business with an inspiring three-part focus; a company equally committed to helping its clients, its employees and its community succeed....

Zoo Escape

Excerpt from 2017 Omaha: We Don't Coast magazine. Photos by Ryan Soderlin/OWH, Daniel J. Johnson, Matt Miller and Brendan Sullivan/OWH. To put it in the parlance of the animal kingdom, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is a diurnal creature – active, for...

Field Trip Friday: Fontenelle Forest

The Greater Omaha Chamber marketing team is on the move – experiencing the sights, sounds, creativity and tastes that typify our region. We’re exploring our community and encourage you to check out these Greater Omaha gems – because best-kept secrets are best...

We Are O.NE. Jessica LoVecchio

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I'm from all over, I refuse to sit still! I have dual citizenship (Canada...

Foodie Faves

The same old night out? That’s just not our taste. Chart your course through a few of our Greater Omaha drink and foodie favorites. Excerpt from We Don’t Coast magazine. Hit up any of our neighborhoods or districts and you’ll find we are a foodies’ delight. Homegrown...

Inspiring girls to rock – in every sense of the word.

Excerpt from We Don't Coast magazine. Photo by Admiral District. Omaha Girls Rock is a summer camp and after-school program that is empowering young women through music and creative expression. “It’s not just art for art’s sake. It’s about community connectiveness;...

Rollin’ In Style

Excerpt from 2017 We Don't Coast magazine. Photo by Bill Sitzmann. Fueled by a bit of fearlessness and a lot of hard work, Jill Dudzinski has arrived at the highly sought-after intersection of profession and passion.  “I’m doing what I want to do – and moving...

We Are O.NE. Wendy Hamilton

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I’ve always said that I was born with an agenda, a spreadsheet, a budget...

Pumped to Change Lives

Excerpt from 2016 We Don’t Coast magazine. Photo by Sarah Hoffman. Emily Mwaja knows all about the drive to achieve. Not only is she a world champion weightlifter, she’s also director of programs at Girls Inc. of Omaha. “Whatever dream they want, we will do what we...

We Are O.NE. Derek Dillon

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. Although a lot of my life revolves around the majestic world of cinema and...

We Are O.NE. Sabastian Hunt

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I think my defining characteristic is my mixture of ambitious and lazy. I...

Buttoned-down? Not on your life.

Excerpt from 2017 We Don't Coast magazine. Photos by Michelle Bazis and Ben Bazis. For my husband and me, loving where we live starts with loving how we live. Actively. Enthusiastically. On any given day, you can find us riding mountain and dirt bikes with our friends...

A Toast to Our Vets

Excerpt from 2017 We Don’t Coast magazine. Photo by Bill Sitzmann. From the unique, canteen-inspired bottles to the brand name – Soldier Valley Spirits – they all serve as a toast to our nation’s veterans. “One of the big things we’re about is giving back by teaming...

WDC Ambassador – STEPHANIE SANDS

“Welcome! I love to travel, and Omaha is the perfect home base – the cost of living is unbeatable and I can catch a ride to the airport and be through security and at my gate in less than 20 minutes (I timed it!).” I live downtown. I grew up in Lincoln and always...

WDC Ambassador – LORENA ZAMARRIPA

“Bienvenidos! I love Omaha because of the endless opportunities to be involved and make an impact on the community." I live between the Ralston and Millard district in the Southwest part of Omaha. After spending more than half of my life in Omaha, I consider myself a...

WDC Ambassador – OLYVIA GAYTAN

“I’m so glad that you chose Omaha as your new home! Our city is vibrant, alive and always on the move to make itself better – with constant reminders of why we call this place ‘HOmaha’!” I live in North Omaha. I am a boomerang. I was born and raised in the Omaha –...

WDC Ambassador – DANIEL PADILLA

“Omaha is a vibrant city with variety of things to do and be involved in.” I live in South Omaha. After moving here at a young age, Omaha is home. I’m active in the community and an avid soccer player. Ask me about: Hot spots, music, community, outdoor...

WDC Ambassador – LACHELLE RANKINS

“Omaha has a lot to offer; no matter what you are looking for, you should be able to find it. Sometimes it is easy, sometimes it may take a little effort – but it’s always worth it.” I am an Omaha native, born and raised here. I’ve traveled all over the US and the...