My Chamber career began on Feb. 1st – and they’ve kept me busy.
Just over a year ago, Clark Lauritzen, then-Chairman of the Chamber Board, testified at the Nebraska State Capitol in favor of LB 586, a measure that would forbid firings because of someone’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
With the measure up for consideration again this year, we thought it appropriate to share Clark’s remarks and re-iterate why we support this measure so crucial to talent recruitment in our state.
By: Tim Riewer Vice president, Bank of Nebraska; President’s Club volunteer since 2009 and a consistent top producer I am quietly competitive by nature. I have some sales skills and a general like for people, and I have consumed sufficient Chamber Kool-Aid to believe the Chamber is the best ambassador we have for bringing jobs and… Read More
For a person like me, who has never lived near a military town, it is a near constant reminder that the Omaha area has a unique asset nearby: Offutt Air Force Base.
Her 10 year anniversary with the Chamber – what has she learned? What mistakes have been made?
LB 586 prevents someone from being fired based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Guest blog post from MindSet In the world of Harry Potter, Unspeakables refer to Ministry of Magic employees who work in the Department of Mysteries. Little is known about their workplace or the specific jobs done by these wizards or witches as employees of this Department are forbidden from discussing their jobs or disclosing any information about their… Read More
I’ve been attending and covering Chamber gatherings for years – as a long-time member and a local writer. What’s in it for me?
Some may wonder how much “business excellence” matters to a nonprofit that puts mission over profits. I can tell you it’s everything.