Speaker Date Topic
TBD Sep 28, 2022 12:00 PM
Allo's Expansion to Seward
Allo's Expansion to Seward

In late 2021, Allo Communications announced it was expanding its fiber network to Seward.  This week's program will feature an update on the company's rollout from one of its representatives.

Leslie Fattig Oct 05, 2022 12:00 PM
Supporting Nebraska's History
Supporting Nebraska's History

From roadside historical markers to the Chimney Rock Visitor Center, the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation raises support "in order to advance the study and preservation of history; and to aid and benefit the Nebraska State Historical Society or other entities interested or engaged in the collection or preservation of historical property or in the study of history."  Leslie Fattig, Executive Director, will talk about the Foundation's work, past, present, and future, to assure that Nebraska’s history will be accessible to future generations.

Jim McKee Oct 12, 2022 12:00 PM
Telling Nebraska's Stories
Telling Nebraska's Stories

Today's program will feature one of Nebraska most-recognized historians sharing some stories about the state we all call home.

Jim McKee is the author of over 1,500 articles and books on Nebraska history, which his family has called home since his great-grandparents pioneered in Lancaster County, ca.1870.  Jim is a Lincoln Northeast and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate and married to Linda L. Hillegass.  He has been a local history adjunct professor (Lincoln History, copyright law, publishing) at Southeast Community College since 1970, writes a weekly column for the Lincoln Journal-Star, is a member and officer in local and national historical, professional, and civic organizations, and presents about 50 talks a year to church, civic, professional and historical groups.

Jeff Yost Oct 19, 2022 12:00 PM
Investing in Nebraska Communities
Investing in Nebraska Communities

There will be an unprecedented transfer of wealth in Nebraska over the next few decades.  What can our community, and our Club, do to ensure that some of that wealth stays here in Seward County and supports the causes we care about, including Rotary?  Jeff Yost, President & CEO of the Nebraska Community Foundation, will share his thoughts with us during this program.  (The Legacy Fund of Seward County is an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation.)

Blake Collingsworth Oct 26, 2022 12:00 PM
Water Safety
Water Safety

The number one cause of accidental death for children 1 to 4 years of age is drowning.  From their own personal tragedy, Blake and Kathy Collingsworth established the Joshua Collingsworth Memorial Foundation to raise awareness of water safety in Nebraska, across the nation, and around the world and, thanks to their partnership with Rotary clubs, are achieving that goal.  We'll learn more about this important safety issue and how Rotarians have made a difference in this presentation.