Author: Andy Williams

Laughter is the Best Medicine

While she was being treated for pediatric brain cancer, big-hearted and precocious 5-year-old Gabby Krause always brought a container of fart putty to meetings with her medical team. If things became too serious with the doctors, nurses, and her parents, that distinctive pfffftt sound would ring out from Gabby’s pocket […]

A Simple Solution

Even with all her background and expertise in personal training, exercise science, and physiology, Kristen Grundke was surprised she never heard about what she believes is the best-kept secret for women to look good and feel great. In fact, Grundke formed her Elkhorn-based fitness company, KLivFit, and its primary product […]

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Opera Omaha Breaks Barriers Through Art

You had to strain—hard—to hear the young woman from the Ollie Webb Center, Inc., an Omaha nonprofit for people with developmental or intellectual disabilities. So soft-spoken and reserved, she was barely audible when she showed up for her first workshop with Opera Omaha’s Holland Community Opera Fellowship. Fast forward one […]

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Sunflower Grant Writers Helps Programs Flourish

Katie LeDoux can see the meaningful fruits of her team’s labor when she strolls through a beautified downtown Omaha, when she visits a south Omaha boxing club, or a store for foster kids to shop for free clothes. Since launching her Sunflower Grant Writers firm in 2020, LeDoux has helped […]


Stevens Capital Partners Delights Clients

When he borrowed his dad’s suit for a job interview over 20 years ago, David Stevens never imagined it would lead to the launch and meteoric growth of his Omaha-based SEC Wealth Management firm Stevens Capital Partners (formerly known as Purposeful Wealth).  As a 19-year-old in borrowed clothes (“Bell bottoms, […]

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Create a New Normal At StretchLab

It took one StretchLab session for Jessica Plummer to know she was hooked and wanted to bring the unique wellness concept to the Omaha area. The StretchLab studio near 204th and Pacific streets in Elkhorn offers one-on-one customized, assisted stretching sessions for a monthly membership fee. Benefits of StretchLab’s methods, […]