Read the Spring 2014 Connect Newsletter

Click through the Spring 2014 issue of Connect, Omaha Public Library’s quarterly newsletter. It features the library’s Recommended Reads section, upcoming exhibits at the Main Library’s Michael Phipps Gallery, an overview of Dr. Eileen Wirth’s new book, From Society Page to Front Page: Nebraska Women in Journalism, and more.

Page 7 features a list of recent Omaha Public Library Foundation donors.

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Meet the Library Foundation Staff

Learn more about the Omaha Public Library Foundation staff: Wendy Townley and Sandra Lyden.

A Novel Affaire Featuring Margaret Atwood is April 12

The Omaha Public Library Foundation welcomes award-winning author Margaret Atwood on Saturday, April 12, for A Novel Affaire.


Connect Spring 2013

Please follow the link below to view the spring issue of the Omaha Public Library and the Omaha Public Library Foundation newsletter.

http://issuu.com/opl_connect/docs/spring_connect_2013?mode=window

Honorarium and Memorial Gifts _ Winter 2012

Honorariums and Memorials
Gifts received between July 22, 2012 and November 7, 2012
 
In Appreciation of Abrahams Branch
Springwell Cemetery Association
 
In Memory of Kenneth V. Carlson
Phyllis and Bob Anderson
Monica Meehan and Michael Harris
Jane and Robert Meehan

In Honor of Gail Formanack’s Retirement
Jim Harrington
 
In Memory of Sally A. Fellows
Nancy Rips

In Memory of Mary Catherine Harberg
Army Corps District Engineer’s Wive’s Club
Debra and James Bruhn
Ardith and Jim Clary
Mary and Thomas Dobleman
Joanne Dunaway
Virginia and Carl Gessert
Mary and Wayne Johnson
Barbara J. Laughlin
Anne McAlister
Joan and Donald Riley
Harold Scholz
Flo Shapland
Ann and John White
LaVonne and Mark Woods

In Memory of Robert Larson
Jane Baierl
Bonnie and Marshall Christiansen
Leah and Tom Dryden
Rick Ellis
Sheila and Robert Ellis
Kathy and Tyler Hand
Jane and Mike Harrell
William Kizer
Stan and Karen Martin
Tegwin and Andy Maxwell
OCI Insurance and Financial Services, Inc.
William and Hope Ross

In Memory of Joseph Montequin
James and Mary Montequin

In Memory of Margaret Nanfito
Vicki Nanfito
Lois and Delbert Smith
Charlotte Tawney
Employees of the Department of Veteran Affairs
Grace and Gerard Wulff

In Honor of Omaha Public Library
Eclectic Book Club

In Memory of Beverly Picken
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Lynn and John Covert
LeRoy Crosby
Carol and Jeff Dale
Laura Lee and Howard Needelman
Kathryn Petersen
Glenda Pierce and Jeff Kirkpatrick
Barbara Sparks
Carla and Bob Tillery
Lillian Vaughn

In Honor of Manya Shorr
Eclectic Book Club

In Memory of David Verdirame
Mid Month Book Club

2012 Donor List

2012 Financial Gifts
Your support makes a difference!
(Gifts received during 2012.)

$50,000+
Anonymous (2)
Richard D. Holland

$25,000+
Peter Kiewit Foundation
Lozier Foundation
Mammel Family Foundation
William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation
Slosburg Family Charitable Trust

$15,000+
Deryl and Ramona Hamann
Sokolof Foundation

$10,000+
McGowan Family Foundation
Amy L. Scott Foundation
Fred and Eve Simon
Ken and Ann Stinson
ConAgra Foods

$5,000+
N.P. “Sandy” and Kathleen Dodge
Mary A. Holland
Runza
Todd and Betiana Simon

$4,000+
Bluestem Prairie Foundation

$2,000+
Stephen and Anne Bruckner
Carol Ebdon
Murray and Sharee Newman
Owen Foundation
RBC Wealth Management
Dr. Stanley and Mrs. Dorothy Truhlsen
Target Stores
Beth Whited

$1,000+
Anonymous (2)
Harold and Marian Andersen
America First Foundation
Mogens and Cindy Bay
Barbara J. Bock-Mavis
John K. and Lynne D. Boyer Family Foundation
First National Bank of Omaha
Richard and Helen Kelley
James P. Kineen
Dan and Kari Kinsella
John and Stephanie Koraleski
Michael and Susan Lebens
Larry and Kim Lubeck
Jim and Rochelle Mullen
National Everything Wholesale
Offutt Officers’ Spouses’ Club
Sandra Price
Rotary International District 5650
Security National Bank
Teddi Slattery
Paul and Annette Smith
Dr. Vale and Margaret Sorensen
Union Pacific
Philip and Nancy Wolf

$500+
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation
Sandor and Rhonda Chomos
Stewart and Lisa Dale
Dr. Ann Edmunds
J. Michael and Wanda Gottschalk
Milton and Marsha Kleinberg
Michael and Deborah McLarney
Michael and Dana Meyer
James and Bobbie Montequin
George Morrissey
Bob and Phyllis Newman
Rotary of Omaha – North Club
Rotary of Omaha – Suburban Club
Dr. John and Ruth Sage
Gloria Sorensen
Mark Terhune
Gary Wasdin

$250+
Anonymous (2)
Henry and Ellie Clure
Amy Haddad
Mary Helms
Jacob Houser
Eclectic Book Club
Stuart Lurie
Mike and Sigrid Moylan
Rotary of Omaha – Northwest Club
Rick and Carol Russell
Michael and Amy Ryan
Shirley Siebler
Bryan and Leslie Slone
Gayla Thal
Sarah Watson

Connect Winter 2012

Please follow the link below to view the winter issue of the Omaha Public Library and the Omaha Public Library Foundation newsletter.

http://issuu.com/opl_connect/docs/winter_connect_web?mode=window&backgroundColor=%23222222

Honorarium and Memorial Gifts _ Fall 2012

Gifts received between April 21, 2012 and July 21, 2012.  Thank you to all our donors!  Your support makes a difference. Only honorarium and memorial gifts are listed.  All other donors will be listed in the Omaha Public Library Foundation’s annual report.

In Memory of Barbara Abernathy
Nancy Darst

In Honor of Phyllis Christensen
Dorothy Abbott

In Memory of Ida Herzoff
Nancy Rips

In Honor of Chelsea Hubbling
John and Imogene Waner

In Memory of Virginia Jetter
Bob and Jill Cochran

In Honor of Morgan Knuppel
John and Imogene Waner

In Honor of Jane Moore
Jane Phillips

In Memory of Evelyn Sedlacek
Joan Mussmann

In Honor of Jordan Sis
John and Imogene Waner

In Memory of Christian Skwarek
Ian and Nancy Davidson

In Honor of Maila Tran
Sarah Jones

In Memory of Paul White
Roxanne Williams

Omaha Public Library 2011 Annual Report

Please use the following link to view the Omaha Public Library 2011 Annual Report:

Omaha Public Library Annual Report – 2011

Honorarium and Memorial Gifts _ Summer Edition 2012

Gifts received between January 16, 2012 and April 20, 2012.  Thank you to all our donors!  Your support makes a difference. Only honorarium and memorial gifts are listed.  All other donors will be listed in the Omaha Public Library Foundation’s annual report.

In appreciation of the Abrahams Branch
Mini Quilters
 
In appreciation of the Benson Branch
Dundee Garden Club
 
In memory of LTC (Ret.) Mark Czechut
Joanne Ferguson Cavanaugh
Gloria Sorensen

In honor of Baby Girl Knezevich
Sarah Jones
 
In memory of Mrs. Lily Otto
Mutual of Omaha Information Services
Mary Peach

In memory of Zenobia Vana
Sylvia Cohn
Joanne Ferguson Cavanaugh
Lucille Lewis
Mary Jane and Robert Meehan
Gloria Sorensen
 
In honor of Baby Girl Velasco
Sarah Jones