Upcoming Speakers
Erin Owen
Mar 22, 2019 12:00 PM
Buffet Institute of Nebraska
Joe Starita, Author
Mar 29, 2019 12:00 PM
"A Warrior of the People"
Jesse Green
Apr 05, 2019 12:00 PM
UNMC College of Public Health
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Welcome to Omaha West Rotary! 

Omaha West

Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 12:00 PM
Champions Run
13800 Eagle Run Drive
Omaha, NE  68164
United States of America
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to Warren Whitted III who completed all his red badge requirements and received his permanent badge from his sponsor (and dad) Warren Whitted, Jr. last week.
Chair of the Day: Bob Kully 
Invocator: Rebecca Miller  
Cashier: Ron Niederhaus
Sgt. at Arms: Carl Philo
Greeters:  Lori Benton and Volunteer needed 

Erin Owen
Buffet Institute of Nebraska 
Join us for fun, food, attendance credit, and networking! 
Thank you to Dwayne Brown/Slate Architecture for hosting a fantastic After Hours last week.  Join us again this Thursday for another great event:
Thursday 3/21   Abraham Lincoln Group at Joslyn Art Museum   2200 Dodge Street  6:30 pm 
No excuse to not be social in March! Bring a friend or family member and introduce them to Rotary.  
Last week Susan Thomas introduced us to Tarina Cox-Jones.   Tarina is the Principal at Skinner Magnet Center where she is in her 8th year.  Tarina holds a Bachelor's in Elementary Education from UNL and Master's in Elementary Education from UNO.   She taught for six years before becoming the Principal at Kellom Elementary. She has also served as Principal at Dodge Elementary. 
In addition to her work at Skinner, she also serves as the President of CACE (Concerned & Caring Educators) an organization of African American Administrators in the Omaha Public Schools.
Tarina currently serves on the Board of the Directors for the Butler Gast and Maple Street YMCA’s and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Nebraska.    She is currently working on her Doctorate at UNL and will complete it in 2020. Her dissertation will focus on the recruitment and retention of teachers of color. Welcome, Tarina! 
Last week Kendall Scheer introduced us to new member Kevin Loberg.  Kevin is a Senior Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo.   Kevin holds an Associate of Applied Science degree from Northeast College. A Bachelor's in Business Administration from UNO and an MBA from Creighton.
Kevin is an active community volunteer as a member of the Board of Directors for the Nebraska Foundation for Visually Impaired Children and a member of the Advisory Council to the Dean of the College of Business at Creighton. He has also served as a volunteer firefighter, and with the Red Cross, United Way, and Omaha Cristo Rey school among others.     Welcome, Kevin! 
Last week Butch Ethington introduced us to new member John Massih.  John N. Massih is an Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Real Estate Attorney with a multi-state practice that serves clients in Nebraska, Connecticut, and New York. He is also an Owner of Realty One Group Sterling, a real estate brokerage in Omaha, Nebraska, and SpyGlass Title.
John is a current member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). He is also a member of the Nebraska Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association.  John is a previous member with the Trumbull, CT Rotary Club. 
John received his law degree from UNL and his MBA from Creighton.    In his free time, John enjoys spending time with his wife Anne and their two sons.  He also plays some golf when he can.  Welcome, John!
Please consider being part of the Omaha West Rotary Task Force meeting on April 24th at Champions Run from 12-1 to look into the future and brainstorm about future projects the club can  develop and execute to make Omaha a better place.  The Board would like this Task Force to identify projects, needs, volunteers and resources.  We want your ideas, passions, and support.  Cost is $16 for lunch.  Please click HERE to register.  
Questions? Please contact President Jill Slupe. 

We are a service organization with projects that support education and building understanding locally, nationally and globally.

Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional and community leaders.  Members of Rotary clubs provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.  There are more than 34,000 Rotary clubs located in more than  212 countries and geographical areas.  Clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. As signified by the motto Service Above Self, Rotary's main objective is service - in the community, in the workplace and throughout the world.