Category Archives: Volunteering

Pizza for Pilger

Kudos to local Nebraska restaurants for coming together to help tornado-devastated Pilger. Come out and support the fundraiser: #PizzaforPilger!

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Restaurants include:

Launch and Learn Twitter Event Thank You

Thank you to all those who attended and made the event a success. Thank you also to the Ralston Chamber for co-hosting and bringing the water and coffee. Thank you to Ralston Chamber President Tara Lea for manning the Twitter account for the event and to Linda Whitver for taking pictures.

Special thanks also goes to our gift prize sponsors:

A Flower Basket
5615 S 77th St, Ralston, NE 68127
(888) 339-8860
https://www.facebook.com/AFlowerBasket

Chocolaterie Stam
7474 Towne Center Pkwy
Papillion, NE 68046
(402) 933-7826
https://www.facebook.com/Chocolaterie.Stam.Papillion

O’Donnell Popcorn
5013 Grover St
Omaha, Nebraska 68106
(402) 556-6992
http://odonnellpopcorn.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Odonnell-Popcorn/166344560080536

Young Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center
9825 Giles Rd,
La Vista, NE 68128
(402) 339-2283
http://www.keepthebodyyoung.com

Launch and Learn Twitter Event to Benefit Food Bank

The Ralston Chamber and Little Mountain Web Design will host a “LAUNCH and Learn” on 14 November at 11:30 AM at the Ralston Library, located at 5555 South 77th St., Ralston, NE 68127.

Bring your lunch and laptops. We will provide the workshop, coffee and water.

Set up your account and learn what makes Twitter one of the most popular and fastest ways to connect with people, how it has saved lives and is becoming an important law enforcement tool.

As part of Little Mountain Web Design’s mission of serving local
communities, canned goods and funds will be raised for Food Bank for the Heartland.

While the workshop is free, please bring a holiday item canned good and a suggested donation for $15 for the Food Bank as part of our “Social Media for a Social Cause” campaign.

Drop in or RSVP to guarantee seating as space and materials are limited.

Please come and bring a friend.

Contact events@littlemountainwebdesign.com or call 402.932.7243 for more details.

Can’t make the event in person? You can donate online at http://www.fooddriveonline.org/foodbankheartland/LMWD

If you have Twitter and can’t come to show support, join us by using the hash tag, #RalstonLL for Ralston Launch and Learn. Please call or email to coordinate the details.

 

Twitter Stories: Haiti

In Haiti on 13 January 2010, a devastating earthquake hit. Over 200,000 people died and over a million lost their homes.

A teenage boy from Haiti living in the US, Herold Charles, used Twitter to help reunite families and get help sent to those trapped in rubble. He was recognized for his efforts with a nomination for a TeenNick Halo Award, which recognizes teens who make a difference in their communities.

http://www.teennick.com/videos/clip/teenick-2010-halo-awards-herold-clip-2.html

Please watch your sound for this one as it begins with a commercial.

You can make a difference and help spread the word using Twitter and other social media.