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Give to Lincoln

May 17, 2012

Please support one of Lincoln’s non-profits by visiting the Give to Lincoln Day website.   The Lincoln Community Foundation and other sponsors are offering a $200,000 challenge match.  Each non-profit will receive a proportion of the $200,000 based on its percentage of dollars raised today, May 17, 2012.



Reasonable break time under the FLSA

April 15, 2012

A few weeks ago, I was part of a panel presentation that focused on the FLSA and its requirement that employers provide reasonable break times to nursing mothers.  The presentation was held in Lincoln at Ameritas and was sponsored by Southeast Nebraska’s worksite wellness council – WorkWell.


Trees not Thneeds

March 02, 2012

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Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel was born 108 years ago today.  Writing under the pen names Dr. Seuss and Theo LeSieg, he gave us The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Horton Hears a Who!, and one of my daughters’ favorites How the Grinch Stole Christmas.  In fact, Dr. Seuss wrote 10 of the top 100 books for children as compiled by the National Education Association.  Number 14 on that list is The Lorax.


Nebraska: Food for Thought

October 17, 2011


October 24, 2011 is Food Day.  It is hoped that Food Day brings together all Americans to push for healthy and affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way.  The honorable Co-Chairs of Food Day 2011 are Iowa Senator Tom Harkin and Connecticut Representative Rosa DeLauro.  Food Day is sponsored by the Center for Science and the Public Interest.