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Norfolk Noon Optimist Club to Sponsor Huskers vs. Hometown Heroes Basketball Game for Charity

A basketball with a dark background on a hardwood gym floor

Bryce Wheaton, Reporter

April 4, 2017

The Huskers vs. Hometown Heroes game is a basketball game between some former Nebraska Husker football players and Norfolk's hometown heroes including teachers, military service men, EMT's, police, firefighters, and more. Former Huskers expected to take part in the event are Sam Cotton, Ross Dzuris,...

Pay It Forward Over The Holidays!

Pay It Forward Over The Holidays!

Terry Nelson, Northeast Speech Instructor-Director of Forensics

December 4, 2014

I like what Drew Hill recently wrote in her Younglife blog about Christmas. Hill says this time of year we often find ourselves wanting more. Let’s be honest—it even starts with wanting more pumpkin pie at the Thanksgiving table! More time, more money, more brains, more gig, more fries! Simultan...

Bon Jovi Recognized For Music, Charity Work

Bon Jovi Recognized For Music, Charity Work

November 20, 2014

By Aubrey Whelan The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS) PHILADELPHIA — Hundreds of people gathered Tuesday night at the Kimmel Center as Jon Bon Jovi accepted the Marian Anderson Award for his musical and philanthropic endeavors. The award is given to entertainers who have “contributed to our society in...

Charity: Don’t Be Naive

Nikita Rector, Editor In Chief

April 5, 2012

Many people today  support a variety of organizations and charity foundations. The question is: what is your money really supporting? There are many verifiable, charity organizations, but some aren't doing what you think they are. Example: Kony 2012. The Kony 2012 YouTube video became wildly popular...

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