"I truly believe something remarkable will come from this group of women."
-Tricia Raikes, Co-founder of the Raikes Family Foundation
Women Investing in Nebraska gathers occasionally to participate in educational, service or networking activities related to philanthropy or issues important to women and Nebraska.
Be sure to save these dates!
|Jan. 23||Votes for Women: Nebraska's Suffrage Story, program and tour, History Nebraska Museum|
|Feb. 19||Gathering hosted by Ann Bruntz,
Fountain Hills, AZ
|Feb. 27||Gathering hosted by Karen Linder,
Rancho Mirage, CA
|March 30||Nature Conservancy viewing of crane migration (details to come)|
Marion Marsh Brown Writer's Lecture,
|University of Nebraska-Lincoln's women's basketball team victory over Michigan|
|Gathering hosted by Catherine Lang, Omaha|
|Gathering hosted by Candy Henning|
Gathering hosted by Marsha Morien, Queen Creek, Arizona
WIN Impact program-Scottsbluff
Nancy Meier, faculty,
Doug Dekker, program manager,
University of Nebraska at Kearney
College of Arts and Sciences Warner Lecture Series 3 p.m. Fine Arts Recital Hall, 2506 12th Avenue, Kearney NE
June 6, 11, 18, 27
WIN Grants Committee members -- and other WIN members interested -- visited 7 grant seekers during June in| Omaha, Lincoln and Kearney
"Exploring Doris Buffett's Unique Approach to Philanthropy"
5:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center in Omaha.
RSPV link is in emailed invitation
April 17, 2019
WIN members have received invitations from Educational Service Unit 13, the Panhandle Partnership, Inc. and the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska for a lunch and panel discussion about a new collaborative study across the Panhandle:
The Nebraska Panhandle: An Assessment of Birth-Grade 3 Care and Education
11:30 a.m. lunch (optional) 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. program Gering Civic Center Gering, Nebraska
RSVP link is in the emailed invitation
WIN members have received invitations from Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., Chancellor University of Nebraska Omaha and the University of Nebraska Foundation to attend
the fourth annual Marion Marsh Brown Writers Lecture Series sponsored by the Paul Brown Family
featuring Nicholas Sparks
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Baxter Arena University of Nebraska Omaha
Due to limited space at the reception and lecture, the invitation is non-transferable and WIN members may bring one guest.
March 26, 2019
Women Investing in Nebraska invites you to experience Cherish Nebraska, a new, interactive look at our state's history at the Nebraska State Museum Tuesday, March 26 4:30 -7:30 p.m. Brief program at 5:30 p.m.
Morrill Hall University of Nebraska-Lincoln 645 North 14th Street Lincoln, Nebraska
Friends, family and children are encouraged guests at this event. For more information about this family-friendly exhibit, click here Please RSVP by Friday, March 22, by clicking the Register link below. If you have any questions, contact Taylor Johnson at email@example.com or 402-458-1215.
February 21, 2019
Come learn how dedicated and passionate women like you
February 21, 2019
February 20, 2019
Michelle Stigge, Linda Stigge and Women Investing in Nebraska for BRUNCH AND CONVERSATION FEATURING Dr. Renee Wessels Buffett Early Childhood Institute
"Making Nebraska the Best Place in the Nation to be a Baby: The Buffett Institute's First Five Years"
Come hear how dedicated and passionate women like you share interests in the University of Nebraska and Nebraska's nonprofitsthrough Women Investing in Nebraska.
February 20, 2019 10:00 a.m. - noon HOME OF MICHELLE STIGGE Scottsdale, Arizona
February 17, 2019
Huskers Athletics and Women Investing in Nebraska invite you and a guest to a sweet suite view of the Nebraska vs. Michigan State Women's Basketball Game
Pinnacle Bank Arena 400 Pinnacle Arena Drive Lincoln, NE February 17, 2019 2:00 p.m. reception and brief program 3:00 p.m. tipoff Seating is limited, so RSVP soon if you are interested. Due to NCAA recruiting rules, no high school students may attend this event
February 8, 2019
GRAND OPENING Geriatric Cognitive & Mental Health Project for Rural Nebraska College of Nursing Western Division University of Nebraska Medical Center
Open to ALL February 8, 2019 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. John N. Harms Center --Plex Western Nebraska Community College 2620 College Park Scottsbluff, NE
Monday, December 17, 2018
Questions? Please contact Jean Wilcox at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-504-3331.
August 27, 2018
featuring her book
Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History
Home of Linda Stigge
Limited copies of Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History books available for purchase at the event.
August 22, 2018
You and a guest have a special opportunity to watch the
team practice for its upcoming season,
learn more about its success on the court and in the classroom
and tour the Bob Devaney Sports Center.
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Bob Devaney Sports Center
Space is limited. Please contact Ashley Spurlock at
email@example.com or 402-458-1247 by August 15 to reserve your spot. After August 15, we will keep a waitlist and be in touch if we have a cancelation. Due to NCAA regulations, high school age students cannot attend.
May 3, 2018
April 21, 2018
JOIN Team WIN
at the 2018 Claussen-Leahy Maverick Run
Saturday, April 21, Baxter Arena, UNO
The Claussen Leahy Maverick Run has something for everyone.
The event includes 5K and 10K runs, a 5K walk, an 800-meter kids race, and kids activities.
April 24, 2018
Kearney Symphony Orchestra
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
April 10, 2018
University of Nebraska Omaha
Vice Chancellor for Athletics
University of Nebraska Omaha
Head Women's Basketball Coach
invite you to learn how they empower women athletes
to be leaders on and off the court.
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
University of Nebraska Omaha - Sapp Fieldhouse
Hamilton Academic Excellence Room
Please join host Susie Bounds, WIN members and guests for a reception and learn how dedicated and passionate women like you share their intersts in the University of Nebraska and Nebraska nonprofits through Women Investing in Nebraska.
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
March 20, 2018
The Nature Conservancy
to watch the
Great Sandhill Crane Migration
Platte River Prairies
13650 S. Platte River Drive
Wood River, Nebraska
This is a wonderful opportunity to witness one of the world's great migrations,
described in Smithsonian Magazine as 80 percent of the world's cranes converging upon 80 miles of Nebraska land.
4:30 p.m. - arrive
4:45 p.m. - dinner served
5:00 p.m. - program led by Chris Helzer, Director of Science for The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska
with guest speaker Dr. Mary J. Harner, Associate Professor, The University of Nebraska at Kearney
5:45 p.m. - leave Derr House for the property (in your own vehicle)
we will walk a quarter of a mile together to the blinds
8:30 p.m. - leave blinds (approximate)
The Nature Conservancy Staff Guides
Sara McClure, Director of Major Gifts
Eliza Perry, Donor Relations Manager
Space is limited.
February 13, 2018
You're invited to join Women Investing in Nebraska for an exclusive opportunity with the
E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues
Pre-event social - Lincoln
200 N. 11th Street
even if you do not have a lecture ticket or have purchased one elsewhere.
Lecture begins - 6:00 p.m. MST
In 2015, Misty Copeland became the first African American female
Principal Dancer in American Ballet Theatre's 75-year history.
Hear from this artist, author, entrepreneur and humanitarian about
how she broke barriers and her work to inspire young people everywhere.
February 16 & 19, 2018
we have a number of our members escaping to warmer places.
We are pleased to let you know about our two opportunities
for WIN members and prospective members to get together in February –
one in Scottsdale, Arizona, and one in Rancho Mirage, California.
Rancho Mirage Event
Friday, February 16, 2018
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. PST
Karen Linder's Home
Monday, February 19, 2018
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. MST
Diane Stine's Home
We hope you can join us for these events! We will enjoy the weather, share news about the coming year for WIN and make new friends.