Author: Edge Contributor

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Team Blue Takes Steps Toward a Cure

Darcy Swope, a Nebraska/Iowa Chapter Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF) board member, has witnessed first-hand the impact inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can have on someone’s life. Her son, Riley, first experienced symptoms in high school but wasn’t diagnosed with ulcerative colitis until his freshman year of college. According to the […]

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Shadow Ridge Music Festival: Iconic Music with a Cause

On Friday, September 8, the 5th annual Shadow Ridge Music Festival returns with its biggest lineup to date. Grammy nominated indie-rock legends, Barenaked Ladies, will headline the show, along with 90s icons Collective Soul and Toad the Wet Sprocket. The Samples, a fan favorite of the early 90s Omaha music […]

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Warm up to the Latest Interior Design Trends

Trends in the interior design industry are continually evolving and resurfacing. Clients are gravitating toward an updated traditional style, mixing classic styling with modern flair. Trends seem to be recycled, always going out and coming back in different ways, while the line defining different styles blurs a little more every […]


A Holistic Approach to Employee Wellness

Gratitude, faith, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) helped Molly Billings, director of HR operations at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), through the loss of her mom in September of 2022. When her mom passed away, Billings immediately reached out to the EAP offered to BCBSNE employees. […]


Conduct Your Days at Symphony Pointe

Elkhorn’s newest senior living community will help local seniors live life in harmony. Symphony Pointe will house 70 independent living suites and 52 assisted living apartments, as well as room for 30 individuals seeking memory care. This community opens this August and will be an amenity-rich, yet comfortable home. The […]


How to Pack and Look Stylish When Traveling

Packing for a trip can be stressful, especially if you’re limited to a carry-on bag. However, with a bit of planning and smart packing techniques, you can pack for seven days of outfits in a carry-on bag and look amazing! Here are some tips to help you pack efficiently for […]


60 Years of Design Style

One of the area’s most respected names in interior design, Interiors Joan and Associates, is celebrating 60 years of serving the Omaha community. August will mark the six-decade anniversary of when founder Joan Sorenson started the company in 1963 with her partner and friend, Joan Berglund. Both had studied interior […]

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Quick, Easy Professional Home Organizing Tips

An organized home can add function, ease, and overall peace of mind to your life. NEAT Method Omaha, a professional home organizing company, has some helpful tips on getting your home more organized, whether you are trying to create new organized habits or preparing to sell or purchase a home. […]

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A Wonderful Turtle Rescue

Wildlife rescue, conservation, and education are three key pillars in the efforts of Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium (WOW) in Springfield, MO. This year is WOW’s third year partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the non-profit Turtle Fly […]


An Angel on Earth: A Caring Nurse’s Outreach

Last winter, the Omicron variant of COVID-19 was surging, filling hospitals and alarming heath authorities worldwide. Meanwhile, Jim Sanderson of Hastings, Nebraska, was hard at work pursuing his passion as a singer-songwriter. Sanderson crossed paths with COVID-19 in January 2022, and his condition turned severe. He was hospitalized at Hastings’ […]