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NCE Board Member Robert Nefsky Awarded Leonard Thiessen Award

Arts, Culture, Government

Board Member Robert Nefsky, Recipient of the 2018 Leonard Thiessen Award   Earlier this month, our board member Robert Nefsky was awarded the Leonard Thiessen award at the 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards. I had the privilege of asking Mr. Nefsky a few questions about the award, and his involvement in the arts. JL: Congratulations on winning […]

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Nebraskans for the Arts: Increasing Public Awareness And Ensuring An Ongoing Dialogue

Arts, Culture, Government, Uncategorized

Arts Advocacy Day 2017, State Capitol Building, Lincoln, NE Advocacy: The act or process of supporting a cause or proposal, Merriam Webster Dictionary  

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NEBRASKA CULTURAL ENDOWMENT WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBER

Arts, Government, Humanities, Uncategorized

Katie Weitz, PhD The Nebraska Cultural Endowment welcomes Katie Weitz, PhD, to its Board of Directors. Katie is currently the executive director of the Weitz Family Foundation in Omaha. She brings to the board extensive non-profit leadership and fundraising experience, as well as a strong background in the arts and education.

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Nebraska Cultural Endowment Call To Action

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A year end message from Marian Fey, Executive Director of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment Through the generosity of donors like you and our unique partnership with the state, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment is poised reach $10,000,000 at both the public and private funds by the end of the year. The earnings from this permanently endowed […]

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REFLECTIONS ON THE PASSING OF THE ULTIMATE PATRON OF THE ARTS

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Contemplations  from former Executive Director, Pamela Hilton Snow and NCE Board Member Emeritus, Terry Ferguson on Omaha philanthropist, Richard Holland.

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Omaha World Herald, 08/15/2016, Robert L. Nefsky: Crosby’s legacy: cultural endowment

Arts, Culture, Government

Photo Credit to Jeffery Z. Carney / The Omaha World Herald The writer, of Lincoln, is a founding director and a past president of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. Recent days marked the passing of LaVon Crosby, a retired Nebraska state senator from Lincoln and widow of former Gov. Robert Crosby. LaVon Crosby exhibited the personal […]

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Lincoln Journal Star, Letter, 8/9/2016 : Remembering Crosby

Arts, Culture, Government

It was with sadness that we noted the passing of LaVon Crosby (“Crosby, beloved state senator, dies,” July 28). LaVon was a treasured legislator but she was much more than that. She will be remembered as an effective voice in the legislature but more so as a beloved lady and friend. She was the godmother […]

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LaVon’s Legacy

Arts, Culture, Government, Humanities

State Sen. LaVon Crosby of Lincoln, OMAHA WORLD-HERALD STAFF PHOTO BY JEFFREY Z. CARNEY. FOR USE WITH LESLIE REED FEATURE. One of the synonyms for the word legacy is, gift; something given freely, no recompense. Another is endowment. As I pause in my hurried schedule to remember our Honorary Board Chair, LaVon Crosby, it is […]

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