Spring Into Action With The Partnership For Our Kids

Posted by on Apr 14, 2011 in blog | Comments Off on Spring Into Action With The Partnership For Our Kids

The sun is out, the snow is gone and just like spring flowers are popping up all over the city, so are the latest Partnership For Our Kids activities! Here is a preview of what is coming up:

Omaha Storm Chasers – Partnership For Our Kids Night – April 22nd
Kick off the baseball season with the Storm Chasers and The Partnership For Our Kids! The Storm Chasers will take on the Memphis Redbirds at 7p.m. at Werner Stadium and one of our students will be throwing the very first pitch! Come root for both your home teams! Oh, did we mention there would be fireworks?

IMAX Double Feature – April 28th, 6p.m.
Join us for an evening at the Lozier IMAX theater on Thursday, April 28th. We’ll be presenting our ‘Get to Know Me’ film on the giant screen and afterwards, we will also screen the 3D baby-animal documentary ‘Born to Be Wild’ narrated by Morgan Freeman. This event will be free to the public but is geared toward potential volunteers. Learn more at www.gettoknowmeomaha.com.

Ride to Success Kick-Off Event – May 6th
Thanks to an amazing new partnership with Greenstreet Cycles and a grant from Specialized Bicycle components, the Partnership group mentoring program has exclusive access to a fleet of 30 brand new bikes!

Beginning with a ribbon cutting on May 6th at 3:30p.m., classrooms will go on supervised bike rides across the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge. .Outside of classroom visits, all Partnership For Our Kids mentors will be able to check out bikes for students to go on their own group rides beginning in early May. Learn more at www.gettoknowmeomaha.com.

Sixth Grade Recognition Ceremony – May 11th, Holland Performing Arts Center
On May 11th, sixth grade students in the Partnership’s goal-setting program will be recognized by Omaha Mayor Suttle for achieving their math, reading and life skills goals. This special ceremony will take place at the Holland Performing Arts Center and will begin at 10a.m. For more information, call 930-3000.

Golf For Our Kids – May 16th, Omaha Country ClubGolf For Our Kids will swing into action on May 16th with a shot-gun scramble at the elite Omaha Country Club. In addition to a gorgeous day of golf on the green, participants will receive a fabulous barbeque lunch, an opportunity to perfect their game with an OCC golf-pro, a chance to win an exclusive sports fan raffle package, team awards and much more!

Golf For Our Kids is sponsored by SilverStone Group, John & Anne Nelson and Bob and Judy Bates. Foursomes and corporate sponsorships are still available starting at $1,000. Click here to download a registration form, or call 402-930-3026 to learn more!

*All proceeds will benefit The Partnership For Our Kids’ goal-setting and mentoring programs.