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To ensure that our student-athletes receive the resources necessary to be successful in the classroom, on the playing field and in the community.

To cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

Completely KIDS℠ educates and empowers kids and families to create a safe, healthy, successful and connected community.

Featured Event:

Featured Event:

Featured Event:

Pinot, Pigs & Poets

Leaders for Life Luncheon

Night of Champions Gala

Date: May 30, 2018

Date: May 4, 2018

Date: October 13, 2018

Event Description/Theme: Pinot, Pigs & Poets, in collaboration with the Nebraska Pork Producers Association, returns for a ninth year. As one of Omaha’s premier wine and food events, Pinot, Pigs & Poets features outstanding pinot noir wines, savory pork dishes from renowned area chefs, slam poetry by the Nebraska Writers Collective, and vintner and chef competitions. All proceeds benefit the Completely KIDS weekend and after-school food programs.

Event Description/Theme: The Creighton Athletics Leaders for Life Luncheon is the annual fundraising event that celebrates Creighton’s female student-athletes. All Leaders for Life gifts will directly support the Leaders for Life Endowed Scholarship Fund to ensure the continued education and graduation of outstanding female leaders.The Luncheon allows female student-athletes the opportunity to thank the supporters of women’s athletics who make it possible to compete in the BIG EAST and at the NCAA Division I level. The Luncheon provides Creighton Athletics an occasion to honor two influential supporters of women’s athletics for their continued leadership and advancement at Creighton and among the community.

Event Description/Theme: Evening features a cocktail reception, heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent auction packages, games, live music, brief program, champion awards, and after-party. In addition, an IBD patient will share a compelling testimonial as a champion speaker, offering perspective and inspiration to our audience.

Location: D.J. Sokol Arena inside the Wayne and Eileen Ryan Athletic Center at Creighton University

Attire: Cocktail/Semi-Formal

Location: Happy Hollow Club Time: 6pm Ticket Pricing: TBD* Attire: Dressy Casual Event Contact: Other Fundraising Events: • Author Luncheon – April 11, 2018 • Night in the Neighborhood – September 2018

Time: 11:30am

Completely KIDS 2566 St. Mary’s Ave. • Omaha, NE 68105 (402) 397-5809 Email:

Ticket Pricing: • Table of 8: $1,000 • Individual ticket: $100 • Young Alumni ticket: $50

Event Contact: Rachel Rider (402) 280-5577 •

Location: Omaha Marriott Downtown Time: 6pm Event Chair: Deb Zandt, McNeil Company Ticket Pricing: $125-175

Silent Auction: Yes Oral Auction: Yes Event Contact: Aaron Castens • (402) 505-9901

Committee Chair: Gail Werner-Robertson

Other Fundraising Events: • Omaha Take Steps – June 23, 2018 • Lincoln Take Steps – September 22, 2018 • Iowa Take Steps – May 12, 2018 • Lincoln Marathon & Half Marathon May 6, 2018

Other Fundraising Events: • Bluejay Jamboree – Fall 2019

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Aaron Castens, Executive Director 7701 Pacific St., Ste. 305 • Omaha, NE 68114 (402) 505-9901 Email:

Creighton University Athletic Department 2500 California Plz. • Omaha, NE 68178 (402) 280-2720 Email:

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