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Archive for March, 2018

450 people joined in 9th Celebration of Community on March 24

March 24th, 2018

Over 450 friends, neighbors, supporters and OTOC leaders gathered at Kaneko on Saturday March 24 for OTOC’s 9th annual Celebration of Community. OTOC’s many supporters enjoyed food and desserts, music by two local jazz groups and the light art exhibit at Kaneko. As always, people enjoyed the silent auction of over 350 items from chocolate and coffee, to art and jewelry, and dozens of gift certificates from local restaurants.

Thanks to the many Sponsors who made this Celebration of Community possible.

Urban Abbey events in February encourage Leaders to get politically active

March 5th, 2018

 

 

 

Urban Abbey hosted three different Issue Cafes in the Month of February for OTOC Leaders and community members learn more about relevant issues happening in Omaha.

Michael O’Hara from the Sierra Club (pictured left) spoke about the logistics of the city’s upcoming solid waste policy. Why do we need to care about the trash system? 1. It really affects the environment- methane outputs from landfills, trash trucks driving around, etc. 2. How many trash bins fit in your garage- we would like choices about what size and how many bins each household needs. The OTOC Environmental Sustainability Action Team urges citizens to contact their city council members to ask for community involvement in the planning process and for the council to be engaged and aware when reviewing and choosing a proposal. For talking points about how to contact your city council members, click here

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