Author: Edge Contributor

Marking Milestones for Health at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

As Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) celebrates its 85th anniversary in 2024, the health insurance company’s president and CEO celebrates a milestone of his own: One year of service. Jeff Russell joined BCBSNE in June of 2023, becoming part of the company’s rich legacy of being there […]

Dare to be Square at Square Donut

I enjoy being creative. Whether it’s interior design, refinishing antiques, or art, I enjoy putting a special spin on things and challenging tradition. Our donuts are no different, just a different medium we use for creative expression. From custom designs to the donut of the month series, we have so […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Snickers Martini

The bar: The Stuffed Olive The bartender: Donovan The drink: Snickers Step 1: What you need Step 2: Prep glass with caramel and chocolate swirls Step 3: Combine all ingredients in shaker with ice and shake well Step 4: Strain into glass Step 5: Add caramel and chocolate feathering on […]

Fit over 40

One of my clients recently shared that working with me for the last few weeks has not only produced steady and consistent weight loss, but she hasn’t missed out on anything she enjoys doing. She still relishes meals but has learned why her old routine wasn’t working and is happily […]

Professional growth through volunteering

Around 25 years ago, Barb True was looking for a meaningful way to use her discretionary time. After taking inventory of her values, she decided to volunteer at community nonprofits. “I found it extremely fulfilling,” said True, vice president of claims and support services at Blue Cross and Blue Shield […]

How to Help a Vet by Giving the Power of Music

Guitars for Vets Nebraska is celebrating its eighth anniversary of putting the healing power of music in the hands of our heroes. Our team would like to thank every sponsor, donor, and volunteer that has rallied behind our mission and made this possible. With the success of 2023 still fresh […]

Turning Wellness into a Career at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Growing up, Elise McHatton was more likely to deliver speeches or engage in spirited debates than wear a sports uniform. “Ironically, I wasn’t an athlete or into fitness in high school,” McHatton said. “My friends and I skated a little bit at our local ice rink in the winter, but […]

Ignite Your Career at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

In his early 20s, Luke Grobeck struggled to find a job. Turning to e-commerce, he had some success selling retro video games online. From there, he worked at AAA in customer service and dispatched tow trucks until the pandemic hit in 2020. Like many at the start of the pandemic, […]

Thinking of Becoming Your Own Boss?

Entrepreneurship in America is on the rise, as millions of current employees contemplate the possibility of becoming their own boss. According to recent statistics, there are approximately 31 million U.S. entrepreneurs representing 16% of today’s workforce. Why do people choose to become their own boss? Most favor the freedom, flexibility, […]

Never Go Out of Style

Interiors Joan and Associates’ team of accomplished designers have made it their passion for the last 60 years to never go out of style. The company includes a mix of designers who have been with the company for over 30 years and some who are making their mark in the […]