Day: April 29, 2010

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The importance of Big Omaha to Central Nebraska

By Dusty Davidson / April 29, 2010

This is a guest post written by John Moorhead. | Are you going to Big Omaha? Do you live West of the “population line,” i.e. Omaha and Lincoln? If “yes” to both of these, listen up. Big Omaha is a great event, and I can’t wait to learn, network, and meet with other folks from Central Nebraska.

I think that events like these are important for Central Nebraska, even if they aren’t in Central Nebraska. It shows what other areas of Nebraska are doing, doing well, and what can be done in our area. The Tri-Cities and…

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Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting: extra passes & Tweetup reminder

By Danny Schreiber / April 29, 2010

The Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting is upon us – a weekend of mingling with people from the around the world, browsing Berkshire-owned company exhibits, and absorbing the wisdom of business partners Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. And the best part, it’s all in Omaha.

There’s no event like this one: accompanied by cans of Coca-Cola Classic and Cherry Coke, along with boxes of See’s Candies, two of the most respected and well-known American investors, businessmen…

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Shout! Weekly releases its inaugural ’30 Under 30′ list

By Danny Schreiber / April 29, 2010

Shout!, Omaha’s new alternative weekly newspaper, released its inaugural 30 Under 30 list yesterday. In the publication, the list’s authors, Chris Larkin and Lisa Martin, described the effort as “a way to present stories of the achievements and aspirations found in the up-and-coming segment of Omaha.”

Congrats to all those recognized, and a special congrats to Erin Standley, senior designer at Phenomblue, who, while at BrightMix, led the user experience and design of the current version of our website, SiliconPrairieNews.com.

Below are the names, titles, companies, and Twitter handles of the 30 – to read the full article with pictures and a writeup about each, pick up a copy of Shout! (pictured left)…

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