Author: Carole Sprunk

Strength and Empowerment

Making new friends at any age can be challenging, but often even more so during adolescence. Even in our connected world, it is actually easier to feel disconnected and lonely. Three years ago, Cheri Dickmeyer felt compelled to hold a summer camp to empower girls through friendships and fitness. Having […]

Mindful Medicine

Cancer patients from more than 30 states and several countries call the Urology Cancer Center (UCC) home for their Prostate cancer care. Nearly 30 percent of these cancer patients will choose to participate in a research trial and 25 percent will enroll on multiple trials during their care at UCC. […]

Overcoming Adversity

Everyone responds to adversity differently. Some crack, buckle, and fall apart. Others use their negative life experiences to change the world for the better. John Lee Hoich is a testament to living through and defying an adverse life. At 16 years old, John’s mother passed away. With a push lawnmower […]

Passion Projects

Local children’s book authors pursue their passion for kids Photos by Christopher Tierney   “Build a Better Community.” These words are displayed all over Sump Memorial Library in Papillion. That is exactly what Omaha local authors Stacey and Phil Haussler, Kathy Rygg, and Bruce Arant are doing. Bruce Arant is […]