Tag: October 2018

A Born Leader

Malorie Maddox is a household name in our community and someone who touched the lives of many during her 20 years as a broadcast journalist. Now she’s touching lives in a whole new way as the Vice President of Communications with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), and continues […]

The “Write” Plan

A recent case issued by the Nebraska Supreme Court has estate planning and family law attorneys talking. The case is Stephens v. Stephens, 297 Neb. 188, 899 N.W.2d 582 (2017), and the result of this case may very well be more litigation to resolve the questions it is bound to […]

Self-made Man

As the youngest of five children, Van Deeb with Big Omaha Realty learned early on that you need to work for what you want. Deeb was always on the rebellious side and thinking out of the box. “I wouldn’t change a thing,” he said. Deeb was born in Cedar Rapids, […]

Cultural Cuisine

“Way of Life”—it’s not just the translated name of Regency’s newest restaurant, Mode de Vie, it’s also the term that encompasses the inspiration behind its concept. More than a traditional French restaurant, Mode de Vie celebrates the integration of France and the many cultures it influenced: Vietnamese, African, Caribbean, and […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: Mercury The Bartender: Sara Mellor The drink: On Clout 9 Step 1: What you need 1.5 ounces Elijah Craig Private Barrel Pick #3 .5 ounces Clout Coffee – Cold Brew .5 ounces Amaro Nonino .25 ounces Wisconsin Sugar Maple Syrup .25 ounces Nux Alpine Walnut Liquor   Step […]

Committed to Excellence

Rylee Gray, Sophomore, Elkhorn South High School Rylee Gray eats, sleeps, and breathes volleyball. Although she also plays basketball and competes in field events such as discus and high jump, volleyball is a year-round sport for her. She currently plays for Nebraska Elite as well as Elkhorn South High School. […]

Setting Sites High

Dominic Mendlik, Sophomore, Creighton Prep Although Dominic Mendlik often has a shotgun in his hands, his charming, well-spoken personality is immediately disarming. He’s quick to reassure anyone who might be concerned about a bunch of teenagers shooting trap. “Everyone has to take a mandatory gun safety course from the Game […]

Spreading Strength

Heart attack, Stroke and Pheochromocytoma survivor Angie Jorgensen and co-founder of local stroke awareness group “Stromies” has learned in every circumstance to “find one good thing and build on it.” December 7, 2012 Jorgensen found herself going from not feeling well to fighting for her life. This wife, mom, sales […]