Community Volunteer Gail Graeve

Congratulations to Community Volunteer Gail Graeve!  The December 20, 2015, Omaha World Herald highlighted Elkhorn Hills UMC member Gail Graeve in its occasional series on longtime community volunteers.  Click on the article, “Pitching in has been a big part of her life”, to read about Gail’s volunteer work with the Junior League Foundation and the Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy (HETRA).  Gail currently serves as executive director of the Mutual of Omaha Foundation and has built a record of volunteer service that includes work with more than a dozen community boards.

In the article, Gail talks about her feelings about volunteer work:  ” . . . It’s a great way to help others, hone skills, meet new people, and have fun!”

Gail Graeve is a longtime, active member of Elkhorn Hills UMC.  She is a former lay leader, has led and served on various church committees, and shares her musical talents throughout the year.  Gail, your Elkhorn Hills family is proud of you.  Thank you for your volunteer service throughout our church and our community!

Junior League of Omaha

junior leagueThe Junior League of Omaha is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Since 1919, the Junior League of Omaha has served the city of Omaha. Our membership has trained volunteers, provided civic leadership, raised funds and developed programs and services that have helped make Omaha great. Junior League of Omaha members continue a tradition identifying unmet needs, forging effective coalitions, motivating volunteers and working for real and lasting change.

The Junior League welcomes all women who value our Mission.  We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities.

Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy

HETRA LogoHETRA is a non-profit organization.  The mission of Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy is to improve the quality of life both physically and emotionally of adults and children with disabilities through equine assisted activities.   Click on the link to learn more about HETRA.

The 16th Annual Blue Jeans and Dreams fundraiser will be held April 23, 2016.

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