Inaugural community impact luncheon set for Nov. 15

The North Omaha Community Care Council (NOCCC) will host its first Community Impact Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 15 at the Swanson Conference Center, on the Fort Omaha Campus Metro Community College, 5370 N. 30th St.

The luncheon will honor not-for-profit social service agencies, outstanding youth activism and commercial collaboration in service to the north Omaha community.

Former Creighton University and Central High School basketball star Josh Jones is the keynote speaker. The emcee will be FOX-42 video journalist Leah Uko.

Sponsored by the Black Family Health and Wellness Association and Methodist Hospital Systems, the luncheon is open to the public. Ticket prices include lunch, door prize drawings and take-home information from many of the NOCCC associate organizations.

The luncheon will honor awardees in three categories: Spirit of Business Award; Spirit of Advocacy Award; and Spirit of Youth Award. The luncheon also serves to celebrate and raise awareness of the quiet, effective service of the NOCCC to the north Omaha community.

For more information, contact Aja Anderson at 402-444-7278 or Wayne Houston at 402-595-1365. Ticket registration is available online only at: www.northomahacommunitycarecouncil.org or on the Facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/NorthOmahaCommunityCareCouncil

Individual tickets are $25 per person. Optional corporate packages also are available. Registration and payment are due by Nov. 7.

The NOCCC is a 17-year coalition of not-for-profit health and social service representatives, community activists and retail business representatives servicing the diverse needs of greater north Omaha. Originally created as community outreach liaison between north Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center, today the NOCCC is an independent, not-for-profit 501(C)3 corporation.

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Lisa Spellman
UNMC Public Relations
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