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Photos courtesy of Omaha Equestrian Foundation

CLEARING THE

Hurdles

Omaha Equestrian Foundation “Bluegrass Barn Bash” When: Thursday, September 20 OMAHA EQUESTRIAN FOUNDATION STAFF: DUSTIN BODE, LISA ROSKENS, KIRSTEN HALL, SARA WEISS, SARAH GENSLER AND MIKE WEST

SENATOR BEN NELSON AND WIFE DIANE NELSON

Where: Far Hills Farm in Ponca Hills area outside of Omaha Why: Inaugural fundraiser event and silent auction for Omaha Equestrian Foundation to raise funds for student field trips to 2019 International Omaha and the Educational Expo, and raise funds for “Salute to Military, Veterans & First Responders Night” at International Omaha

TYLER AND MELISSA LAFLIN

MISSY FLADLAND, CAROL COPELAND AND KIP FLADLAND

Special Guests: Former U.S. Senator Ben Nelson, Radio/TV Personality Tom Becka, Radio Personality Jim Rose, TV Personality Tim Clark, Michael & Gail Yanney, Bill & Lisa Roskens, Former Husker Johnny Rodgers, Nebraska State Senator Burke Harr Caterer: Abraham Catering Event Planner: Omaha Equestrian Foundation Attendance: 300

ROSS STEBBINS, JOHN LEE HOICH AND DOMINIC VACCARO

ROBYN EDEN, DAVID KEFFELER AND REBECCA FELLMAN

TOM AND MAUREEN HOY WITH JOHNNY RODGERS

SENATOR BEN NELSON AND TOM BECKA

INDOOR ARENA AT FAR HILLS FARM IN PONCA HILLS 43

Mission: Omaha Equestrian Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that strives to raise the level of horse sport in the Midwest, create positive economic impact in the area, and provide one-of-a-kind educational experiences. About: Omaha Equestrian Foundation hosts International Omaha, the Midwest’s largest horse event and equestrian competition, each spring which features the Olympic sports of Jumping and Dressage. International Omaha is April 4-7, 2019 at CHI Health Center Omaha arena and convention center. Omaha Equestrian Foundation hosted Omaha’s first-ever world championship, the 2017 FEI World Cup™ which brought athletes and fans from all across the world to Omaha. The Bluegrass Barn Bash fundraiser supports the core of the organization’s Mission. In 2018, over 3,200 Omaha area children participated in Omaha Equestrian Foundation’s free field trip program to International Omaha and the Educational Expo where they learned about horses and equine industry careers. Also in 2018, thousands of military members, veterans, first responders, and their families received free tickets to International Omaha and “Salute to Service” night where Omaha Equestrian Foundation honored those who have served during the event’s Opening Ceremonies. For more information about 2019 International Omaha, go online to internationalomaha.com or call KEYNOTE SPEAKER J.R. MARTINEZ 402-930-3079.

metroMAGAZINE • DECEMBER 2018

metroMAGAZINE’s DECEMBER 2018 Issue  

metroMAGAZINE presents our DECEMBER 2018 issue online now! metroMAGAZINE is published quarterly by ALH Publications, serving the Omaha/Linco...

metroMAGAZINE’s DECEMBER 2018 Issue  

metroMAGAZINE presents our DECEMBER 2018 issue online now! metroMAGAZINE is published quarterly by ALH Publications, serving the Omaha/Linco...