Please read the paper for more information and details.
Notes: Email your events 2 weeks in advance to Marguerita@omahastarinc.com
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
March 7, 2014 Issue
March 7 – Deadline for students to apply for the Better Business Bureau’s Student of Integrity Award Scholarship. The application and required forms can be downloaded from the BBB website at www.bbb.org. For more info, contact Margo Riekes at 402.898.8526 or 1.800.649.6814 #8526.
March 8 – Empowerment Network monthly community meeting will be held at North High Viking Center, 4410 N. 36th St. Networking, breakfast and information tables at 9:15 am. The interactive meeting is from 10 am till noon.
March 8 – Land a great part-time or summer job at the Teen Job Fair at Mutual of Omaha Dome, 33rd & Dodge St. from 10 am – 2 pm. The event is free and open to teens ages 16-19. Registration is not required. For more info, see article on youth page of this issue.
March 9 – Daylight Saving Time Begins!
March 11 – Seeking assistance with employment? The Urban League of Nebraska Employment Services will host an Orientation at 3040 Lake St. at 10 am. For more info, phone 402.451.1066.
March 12 – Deadline to apply for Step-Up Omaha! summer youth employment program. The online application is available at www.stepupomaha.com.
March 12 – OmahaJobs.com Spring Job Fair from 10 am – 3 pm at the Comfort Inn, 7007 Grover St. Complete employer listing at www.omahajobs.com.
March 12 – “Working Wednesday’s” Career Fair from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Urban League of Nebraska, 3040 Lake St. Meet employers looking to fill part-time and full-time job positions. Invited employers include Alegent-Creighton, Gallup, Goodwill, Methodist, NE Med Center, UP, US Foods and more.
March 13 – “A Look Back at 1968: Sports”– Many of the all-time greatest moments in sports happened in 1968. Starting with Peggy Fleming winning gold in Grenoble, Lew Alcindor and the growing dynasty of UCLA basketball, O.J. Simpson winning the Heisman Trophy to native Omahans, Bob Gibson and Marlin Briscoe setting records and breaking the color barrier, 1968 was a watershed year in the world of sports. Scott Hale, noted coach and scholar, will lead a discussion about these and other significant events of this tremendous year at The Durham Museum at 11 am. Space is limited. Make reservations by phoning 402.444.5027 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 14 – Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program nomination period ends. Nominate young volunteers, ages 6-18, who have made a positive impact on their communities. Visit www.kohlskids.com.
March 15 – Application deadline for the Omaha Branch NAACP 2014 ACT-SO competition for high school students in grades 9-12. Students wanting to participate should contact their school counselor or phone the ACT-SO committee at 402.345.6227. The competition will be held at North High Magnet School on April 19.
March 15 – Love Jazz presents Da Truth featuring Sean Tyler and Lady D at 6:30 pm. For cost and more info, phone 402.502.5291.
March 16 – Cleaves Temple C.M.E., 2431 Decatur St., will host a 94th Church Anniversary Celebration – “A New Day, A New Year, The Same GOD.” Rev. Portia A. Cavitt will be the 10 am speaker. From 12-3 pm the celebration will continue with a soul food dinner at the Masonic Temple, 2418 Ames Ave. The celebration will conclude with a musical at Cleaves at 4 pm. For more info, phone Cleaves at 402.342.0919.
March 22 – Trendevous Spring Fashion & Beauty Event at Younkers at the Westroads Mall. Attendees will enjoy Younkers premiere Trendevous fashion show featuring spring fashion trends and must haves for the season. Enjoy complimentary beauty consultations and makeovers and register to win a $250 shopping spree or $125 pair of designer shoes. Check-in and must-have shoe shopping begins at 10 am. Visit trendevous.com for costs and to make a reservation.
March 22 – “A Look Back at 1968: Pop Culture” – Remember your first Big Mac? Watching Laugh-In? How about the musical Hair or the Rolling Stones and the Beatles? These were just a few of the happenings and people that changed American culture forever. Join the Durham Education staff for a look back at these and other occurrences that were front and center in 1968. The event begins at 11 am. Space is limited. Make reservations by phoning 402.444.5027 or emailing email@example.com.
March 22 – A Gospel Music Spectacular – God’s Deliverance Singers in concert at Burke High School at 6 pm. Featured guests include Angels of Faith, Spiritual Sons and Voices of Harmony. For ticket info, contact Lewis Williams at 402.415.5271 or Chaplain Thomas at 402.630.0093.
March 23 – The AAWESOME Awards will be held at Benson High School at 2 pm. For more info, contact the coordinator, Kenneth Butts, at 402