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Southwest Omaha Rotary Night Club

Not Your Grandpa's Rotary Club!

We meet Tuesdays at 5:15 PM
DJ's Dugout
17666 Welch Plz.
(176th & Q Streets)
Omaha, NE  68135
United States
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Boys Town Wine Tasting Fundraiser
 
 
What is the Southwest Omaha Rotary Night Club?
We are a group of Committed Leaders that are passionate about: Exchanging ideas, experiences and learning opportunities; Taking Action to create positive changes that benefit communities near or far; Building Friendships; and HAVING FUN

What this translates to is this:  We are a group of people from all walks of life who meet at DJ’s Dugout (180th & Q) on Tuesday evenings at 5:15 to socialize, eat, sip, and discuss ways to make the world a better place.  Guests and visitors are ALWAYS welcome.  Come visit anytime!
 
 
 
What's Happening?
Our annual meal packaging project has gotten even bigger this year!  Four clubs will be participating including Millard, Suburban, and West along with us. Volunteers of all ages are invited to help package meals for the hungry in Omaha with Omaha Against Hunger (formerly Kids Against Hunger) on Saturday, February 17th. 160 volunteers are needed to package meals for hungry families in Omaha.  Several shifts are available.  All ages are welcome to help with this!!  Step stools can be provided for young volunteers and seating can be provided for those who cannot stand for a long time. Please invite your friends and family to help with this great project. 
 
Click here to sign up for a shift!  The warehouse is located at 2544 S. 156th Cir, Omaha, NE 68130.
 
Members of the Omaha community recently gathered together to attend the 9th Annual Fine Wine and Hors D’ oeuvres Fundraiser, put on by the Southwest Omaha Rotary Club. The event, which was held on October 12, 2017, helped benefit the Boys Town National Hotline® by not only raising money for the program, but also spreading awareness about how the hotline can help save lives.
 
During past events, speakers would share their stories and the positive outcome that came from reaching out to the hotline. However, this year Mark Adler, Superintendent at Ralston Public schools, and his wife Joni shared how their world shattered after they lost their teen son Reid, to suicide. The couple spoke of their heart-breaking experience in hopes to show the audience how crucial sources, like the Hotline, are to teens. “I think our focus this year was much more about how the Hotline works in the community with suicide prevention,” said Ginny Gohr, Director, Boys Town National Hotline.
 
The Boys Town National Hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with approximately 70 crisis counselors helping those who reach out to them. “In 2016, we answered over 144,000 calls and almost 35,000 emails, chats and texts,” said Ginny.  All 525 who were in attendance at the event and sponsors, played a crucial role in helping the National Hotline continue to make an impact throughout the community.
 
Guests had the opportunity to participate in several activities that ranged from wine tastings, to bidding on items in a silent or live auction such as: an Omaha restaurant tour, tickets to Katy Perry, and two tickets behind home plate to all of the College World Series 2018 sessions. Through these fun-filled activities and evening, Boys Town was able to raise $50,000 with everyone’s generous contributions.
 
The money that was raised at the event will help the Boys Town National Hotline reach across a wider audience to offer their services. “[The money will] help us promote our text service on social media and help us go out to schools in our community and present about suicide prevention,” Ginny said.
 
Thank you to all the kind-hearted people who have helped the Boys Town National Hotline continue to save lives and spread suicide awareness, every action matters.
Once you join the Southwest Omaha Rotary Night Club, you are invited and encouraged to attend other club meetings and activities, not only in our district, but in the entire world!  You can find club meeting locations in any part of the world by clicking here.
 
Click here to see the activities of clubs in Rotary District 5650 (southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa).

Omaha Metro Club Meeting Information:
Bellevue Papillion - Mondays at noon - DJ's Dugout - 10308 S. 23rd St., Bellevue, NE
Council Bluffs Centennial - 1st Wed 7AM HyVee - 1745 Madison Ave.; 3rd Wed - floating event (no meeting other weeks )
Council Bluffs Noon - Thursdays at noon - The Center - 714 S. Main St., Council Bluffs, IA
Omaha Downtown - Wednesdays at noon - The Field Club of Omaha - 3615 Woolworth Ave., Omaha, NE
Omaha Millard - Mondays at noon - The German American Society - 3717 S. 120th St., Omaha, NE
Omaha Morning - Tuesdays at 7:00 am - Happy Hollow Country Club - 1701 S. 105th St., Omaha, NE
Omaha North - Mondays at noon - Eppley Airfield Conference Center - 4501 Abbott Dr., Omaha, NE
Omaha Northwest - Tuesdays at noon - Jerico's - 11732 W. Dodge Rd., Omaha, NE
Omaha Suburban - Thursdays at noon - Anthony's - 7220 F St., Omaha, NE
Omaha West - Fridays at noon - Champions Run - 13800 Eagle Run Dr., Omaha, NE
 
 
 
 
 
Are you looking to join a service organization but prefer a young, enthusiastic and FUN atmosphere? Well, then, the Southwest Omaha Rotary Night Club' is the one for you! See below for details, including information about meeting requirements, time commitments, dues and projects.We have two types of membership, full and Associate. The basics are below, Click here for our full Membership and Orientation packet or read on.... 
 
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