Build Up Omaha

Join Civic Nebraska and hosts Alison Armstrong and Mark Scudder for the third annual BUILD UP OMAHA celebration on Nov. 15, 2019. During this inspiring event, Omahans come together to recognize community leaders who build a stronger civil and civic society.

Nov. 15, 2019 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Empire Room Omaha

200 S. 31st Ave., Suite 4107

Dinner and Drinks provided

To purchase tickets by mail, send checks to:
Civic Nebraska – Build Up Omaha
1111 Lincoln Mall, Suite 350
Lincoln, NE 68508

Our Keynote Speaker


Matt Blomstedt, Nebraska Commissioner of Education
A native Nebraskan, Blomstedt has served as the state’s top education official since 2014. He focuses on local, regional and statewide education issues. Blomstedt’s work has included education finance and organization, assessment and accountability, professional development, and the development of systems to enhance blended and distance-learning opportunities across the state.

Our 2019 Honorees

Akile Banister

Ferial Pearson

Amanda Ponce

Sara Woods

LaShawn Patton
Omaha Central High School

Jolibeth Martinez-Carazo
Sherman Elementary School

Music Paw
Lothrop Magnet Elementary


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