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OTOC Celebrating Community 2018- Lighting the Way

9th Annual Event

Saturday, March 24, 2018


Kaneko, 1111 Jones Street –  Enjoy the company of OTOC supporters and solidarity members and enjoy the last day of the popular LIGHT show. 

Silent Auction (over 300 items), Appetizer by Pleasure Your Palate, Desserts, ice cream by eCreamery,  Live Music from Olivia Marks and the Sun-less Trio

$25.00 Tickets Presale ($30.00 at the Door)

Call the OTOC Office 402-344-4401

OTOC is a civil organization and a coalition of local congregations with the goal of improving our community.

Parking Information:

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Thanks to this year’s Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors


 Silver Sponsors
Silver Sponsors


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In Kind Sponsors


“Share Our Passion”–Celebrating Community 2017

Thanks to the 500 people who attended  OTOC Celebrating Community on April 1, our most successful annual event to date.

Clergy at the barThanks also to the many OTOC leaders who dedicated themselves to  organizing and planning the evening.

And thanks to our three wonderful entertainers, numerous local businesses and individuals who believe in us enough to be our sponsors and who donated over 300 items in our silent auction.

Please support our generous sponsors who made this evening possible.

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Our 2017 Sponsors!!!

Silver Sponsors

Vintage Financial Group– Matthew Grimlie

Financial and risk management strategies through proactive planning

DA Davidson–Russ Manners, Senior  VP

Susan Koesters, Financial Advisor

Bronze Sponsors

  • Accessbank–banking your way
  • Curnes Financial Group–your partner for life’s financial journey
  • Richard D. Fitzgerald, DDS–Gentle Dentristy for the Whole Family
  • McClellen Law Office–Michael D. McClellan
  • Rubaloff Veternary–less stress for you, less stress for your pet
  • Sterling Financial Advisors–quality planning, thoughtful advice
  • T.H. Construction–Utility Contractors, Gretna
  • Verdis Group–integrate sustainability as a comprehensive strategy

Other Business Sponsors

  • Family First Chiropractic–we can help your suffering disappear
  • Humble Jumble Thrift Shop at Holy Name Church
  • Williams & Quinn Financial Advisors – Rodney Williams

Individual Sponsors

  • Carol Beaty
  • Don & Barb Bredthauer
  • Kathleen Grant
  • Vicki Pratt
  • Daniel and Susan Rock
  • Deb Romberger
  • Judy Torrens


 OTOC Celebrating Community 2016 Sponsors

We are so grateful to our 2016 sponsors who helped make our Celebration of Community a success so that together we can continue making Omaha a great community for all families.Celebration of Community Big RoomB

Business Sponsors

  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Curnes Financial
  • Sterling Financial Advisors
  • Security National Bank
  • Smith Hayes Financial Services
  • Family First Chiropractic LLC
  • Rubaloff Veterinary
  • Holy Name Humble Jumble

Individual Sponsorsfood line

  • Carol Beaty
  • Debra Romberger
  • Kathleen Grant
  • Joe W. Higgs Jr.
  • Mary & Mike Zlomke
  • Mary Ruth Stegman
  • Fr Mike Eckley

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OTOC Silent Auction Donors 2016

Business Donors

  • American G.I. Forum
  • Beansmith
  • Blue Pomegranate Art
  • Brazenhead Irish Pub
  • Caffeine Dreams
  • Center for Faith Studies
  • Clean & Clutter Free
  • Creighton University Athletics
  • Dim Sum with Pingoutside of silent auction
  • Encore Coaching
  • Exceptional Portraits
  • Filmstreams
  • First United Methodist
  • Forever Hair
  • Gerda’s German Restaurant
  • Goldbergs DundeeSilent Auction main room with Vicki Pratt
  • Gorat’s Steak House
  • Great Harvest Bread
  • Habitat Restore
  • Healing Energy Massage
  • Holy Cow Art
  • Holy Name Catholic Church
  • Hy Vee
  • iJay
  • Justice For Our Neighbors
  • Knowles Mercy Spirituality Center
  • Legend Comics
  • Linda Wilke Fine Art PhotographyBrianne Kemp by JHMusicians
  • Life Unleashed Coaching
  • Lisa’s Radial Cafe
  • LuLu’s Hair Design
  • Mantra
  • Mark’s Restaurant
  • Mama’s Pizza
  • Marrakech Restaurant
  • Miracle Hills Chiropractic
  • Next Millennium
  • Omaha Area Youth Orchestra
  • Omaha Friends Meeting
  • Pleasure Your Palate
  • QuikTrip
  • Rubaloff Veterinary
  • Sacred Heart Church
  • Scooters Coffeehouse
  • Second Unitarian Social Justice Coordinating Council
  • Secondary Creations
  • Servants of Mary Servite Center of Compassion
  • Smiling Turtle Art Shop
  • Speilbound
  • St John’s Creighton
  • St Leo’s Catholic Church
  • St Paul United MGroup Pic at the endethodist Church
  • St Pius Catholic Church
  • Steven Mijavac Photography
  • Subby’s hair Salon
  • Susanna M. Kocsis Artworld
  • Sweet Magnolia’s Bake Shop
  • Takechi’s Jewelry
  • Tasty Pastry
  • The Big Garden
  • The Rose
  • The Yoga Path
  • Tony Caniglia’s 11-Worth Café
  • Treasures by Traceine
  • Tru Essence Esthetics & Massage
  • Urban Abbey
  • Vino Van Gough
  • Weirdly Wired Jewelry
  • YMCA

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