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Events currently available - New business events will be posted as they come in for the calendar.

Thursday, March 21

The Nebraska Recycling Council is hosting a Construction and Demolition Mixer from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Lancaster County Extension Office. Local vendors that accept a variety of scrap materials from builders will be on hand to provide information on what materials they accept, quality standards and tipping fee, if any. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Registration strongly encouraged. 

The 2019 Nebraska Climate Summit will take place at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Innovation Campus. The one-day information session on climate and climate change will be led by Martha Shulski, director of the state climate office; Tyler Williams, Nebraska Extension climatologist; and partners across the university and state. Highlights of the summit include a panel discussion; climate projections and impacts; future of climate and expected affects for Nebraskans; weather and climate monitoring; climate scenario planning by Nebraska Extension; agricultural impacts; climate and health; and details on how climate change will affect municipalities. Registration is available online.

The 2019 Agricultural and Water Law Seminar will take place at the University of Nebraska College of Law McCollum Hall from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The seminar will feature practice-focused presentations on agricultural law topics, including legal issues associated with water, the environment, land use, technology, taxation and finance. Approximately eight hours of CLE credits will be available. Registration is available online.

Friday, March 22

The 2019 Annual Estate Planning and Probate Seminar will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Nebraska Innovation Campus. Topics will include: estate planning, probate disputes, personal injury cases, probate appeals and professional responsibility in probate matters. Registration fees vary and are available online. The program has been approved for seven hours of CPE, including one hour of ethics, by the NE Board of Public Accountancy. Webinars will be conducted online and printed materials will be available for those unable to attend the program. This program is put together by the Nebraska State Bar Association.

Tuesday, March 26

The Bellevue Offutt Rising Professionals group is hosting Resumes & The Art of Interviewing from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the National American University Holdings. In this workshop, attendees will learn from experts in the field on how to create an unforgettable resume and gain valuable insight on how to navigate the often anxiety-inducing interview process. Following the presentation, there will be ample time for Q&A. Registration is available online.

Wednesday, March 27

The Nebraska Health Care Association is hosting a LPN IV Therapy Course. There are new state regulations that require all licensed practical nurses to complete an IV therapy eight- hour didactic course prior to Oct. 31, 2021. All LPNs must complete the training whether they will be performing IV therapy in their work setting. This course meets the didactic portion of the new requirement and counts toward the annual continuing education requirement for an LPN license. LPNs who have been previously licensed as LPNCs or graduated after May 1, 2016, have already fulfilled the new require- ments Registration is online.

Thursday, March 28

Digital Moxie Studio and the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands have teamed up to present a DIY Video Class for Giving Day Social Media Posts. In this seminar attendees will learn how to make quick, captivating, driving videos for social media to support giving days. They will learn what makes good content, how to shoot with your smart phone or tablet, editing software options, and how to get the most out of posting. Registration is available online and the event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at NAM.

The Greater Omaha Chamber Young Professionals and the Metro Young Latino Professional Association are hosting Policy & a Pint: Racial Equity - Closing the Wage Gap. Speakers will provide data on the metro area’s racial wage gap. Then panelists will provide attendees with helpful tools on how to move the needle on pay equity in our community. This event is open to young professionals. Tickets are $5, which includes a drink ticket and chips and salsa. It will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Epoca Cantina.

Military service members transitioning to the civilian workforce and civilian jobseekers are invited to attend a career fair, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bellevue Lied Activity Center. The career fair was started by the Offutt Airman and Family Readiness Center 13 years ago. In 2016, The Human Resource Association of the Midlands and the AFRC began partnering on the fair. The partnership now holds two career fairs annually. The fair will have 150 employers from across the Omaha and Midwest region participating in the event.

Saturday, March 30

The 2019 Barristers Ball at the Embassy Suites La Vista Hotel & Conference Center will return with the theme of the Wonderful World of Wonka, which will include cocktails, a silent and live auction, and music from Pam & The Pearls. The following attorneys are being recognized for their efforts in making Equal Justice for All a reality in Nebraska: Roberts M. Spire Pro Bono Award — Harold L. Rock (post humously); The Visionary Award — Terry Grennan, Todd Richardson and Molly Brummond. Reservations need to be made by March 16. All proceeds will go to the Nebraska Lawyers Foundation.

Thursday, April 4

The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce will host Women in Business, the annual half-day conference with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business. The event is geared toward visionary men and women who want to discover the tools for success, make strategic business connections and feel empowered. This year’s event theme is “Embracing Change.” Registration is available online and the cost to attend the event is $65.

Monday, April 15

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host the 2nd Annual Duncan Lecture on Constitutional Law from 12:05 p.m. to 1:05 p.m. at the UNL College of Law. Professor Rick Garnett from Notre Dame Law School will deliver the 2nd Annual Duncan Lecture on Constitutional Law. Garnett will address issues involving religious freedom in America today. It’s approved for one hour of CLE. Registration is available online.

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