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IRS and Medicare Scams

IRS and Medicare Scams BBB serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is warning consumers to be on the alert for phone scams involving con artists pretending

Distracted Driving Kills

UNMC study: Distracted driving killing more pedestrians, bicyclists From texting and talking on cell phones to eating while driving, researchers say distracted driving is a serious public health threat. Though

View the February Issue of the Midtown Monitor

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Sierra Club Program Thurs. Feb. 25, 7 p.m.

Sierra Club Program Thurs. Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass Street

“Native Plants for Landscaping” with Dr. Richard Sutton, UNL » Read more..

2016 Restore Omaha Conference March 4th & 5th

In 2016 the Restore Omaha Conference heads north—to the Fort Omaha campus of Metropolitan Community College. Owners of old homes, neighborhood leaders, developers and architects will have a full day on March 5 to gather ideas, find solutions and draw inspiration to restore and preserve older properties.
Aside from the venue change, another new feature is the pre-session on federal and state funding tools for restoring historic buildings, set for the afternoon of Friday, March 4. Scott Sidler, author of the bestselling book Living in the Past, will deliver the keynote speech on Saturday.
The 11th Restore Omaha Conference will feature 15 breakout sessions with topics ranging from researching the history of your home, maintaining historic landscapes, adhering to infill design guidelines, maintaining wood floors and old windows, as well as the latest on the restored Burlington Station. About 30 exhibitors, including craftsmen, history organizations and business and community groups, will be on hand to answer questions and share information. The conference will conclude with the popular Restore Jam, in which attendees are invited to share before-and-after photos of their own restoration projects. » Read more..

UNMC glaucoma screening Jan 24 at Clair Memorial United Methodist Church

African-Americans, Asians at highest risk for disease

More than 3 million Americans suffer from glaucoma. It’s the leading cause of preventable blindness and disproportionately affects African-Americans and Asians more than any other population group.

For that reason, Shane Havens, M.D., assistant professor in the department of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, is holding a glaucoma screening from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24, at Claire Memorial United Methodist Church, 5544 Ames Ave. » Read more..

IRS and Medicare Scams

IRS and Medicare Scams
BBB serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is warning consumers to be on the alert for phone scams involving con artists pretending to be Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents who try to gain access to your personal information. » Read more..

Grane’s Scotch Whisky Consultant Honored with Key Industry Distinction

Whisky authority Monique Huston, a consultant for Grane, Midtown Crossing’s unprecedented whisky-centric concept, has been inducted into the ultra-exclusive Keepers of the Quaich (pronounced “quake”), an international and invitation-only “community of members recognized for their outstanding commitment to Scotch whisky.” » Read more..