Nearly 70 friends were on hand for the Awards Recognition luncheon presented by Midwest Laboratories, Inc. The event, now in its second year, is sponsored by Friends of Extension Foundation and took place March 22 at Happy Hollow Country Club. Honorees included local organizations, non-profits and community members who give of their time and talents in support of Extension efforts in Douglas and Sarpy counties. Foundation President Mike Pallas kicked off the luncheon and introduced the 2019 honorees. Here's some photos and information about them:
We're joining in on Omaha's largest and longest Earth Day festivities at Elmwood Park on Saturday, April 13. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. come join us to learn more about who we are and what we do. There will be hands on activities including:
Master Gardeners will also be on hand to answer questions about plants and vegetables. Plus we will have some information about the foundation which includes information about the Douglas County Fair taking place in July. Rain or shine! Learn more!
Grow a green thumb when you learn the secrets to growing vegetables in containers and small spaces. John Porter, Urban Agriculture program coordinator with the Nebraska Extension, will share his tips and tips during The Ultimate Urban Container Workshop taking place on Saturday, April 6. The workshop takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Nebraska Extension Office at 8015 West Center Road. The cost to attend is a non-perishable food item or cash donation to Food Bank for the Heartland.
The seminar is sponsored by the Friends of Extension Foundation. The Master Gardeners annually host a horticulture seminar as part of their raffle efforts. Consider joining us at the extension office April 6.
Friends of Foundation volunteers had a great time at Omaha's Earth Day celebration April 21. The annual event took place at Elmwood Park.
Master Gardeners answered questions on plant and weed issues and also gave away free seeds. 4-H'ers were also on hand to show off furry friends including rabbits and chickens along with various exhibits they've entered into the fair along with the ribbons they won. Check out the Facebook video for more information.
More than 100 friends turned out for the Awards Recognition luncheon sponsored by Midwest Laboratories Inc. The inaugural event sponsored by Friends of Extension Foundation took place February 27 at Anthony's Steakhouse. Honorees included local organizations, non-profits and community members who give of their time and talents in support of Extension efforts in Douglas and Sarpy counties. Foundation President Matt Gunderson kicked off the luncheon and introduced Brent Pohlman, president of Midwest Laboratories Inc., who sponsored the event. Here's a complete list of the 2018 honorees and additional information about them: