Celebrate Sound; Don't Walk in Silence

The Sertoma Clubs of Omaha will hold a walk and fundraiser in support of hearing health. Proceeds will enhance hearing impaired equipment at the Omaha Community Playhouse.

Saturday, May 4, 2013
8 a.m. Registration begins
9 a.m. Walk begins

Wehrspann Lake
8901 S. 154th St.
Omaha, NE 68138

To register or for more information, click here.

CELEBRATE SOUND Don’t Walk in Silence is a national fund- and awareness-raising walk created to help promote hearing health in our communities. Half of the net proceeds will be used to enhance the theatre experience at the Omaha Community Playhouse for patrons who are hard of hearing. The other half will be used to help fund Sertoma’s national hearing health mission projects such as:

• College scholarships for hard-of-hearing and deaf students;

• Scholarships for those pursuing graduate studies in
speech-language pathology or audiology;

SAFEEars! an awareness program for the prevention of Noise Induced Hearing Loss;

A Sound Investment campaign to promote better public accessibility for people using assistive hearing devices;

• Grants to local non-profits providing hearing healthcare in communities across the nation.

March Metro Arts and Culture Pass Deal

Enjoy the arts with a Metro Arts and Culture Pass! If you are a season subscriber to the Omaha Community Playhouse, in the month of March, you can receive $20% off tickets to A Behanding in Spokane at BlueBarn Theatre and $1 off admission to El Museo Latino.

The Metro Arts and Culture Pass is sponsored by The Reader and features various nonprofit arts organizations around Omaha. In order to be a Metro Arts and Culture Pass member, you only must be a member or subscriber to one of the participating organizations. Every month, OCP members can enjoy a discount at a different featured Omaha arts organization.

Other participating organizations include:
Omaha Children's Museum
Omaha Performing Arts
Bemis Center
Durham Museum
Opera Omaha
El Museo Latino
The Rose
Film Streams
Nebraska Shakespeare
Joslyn Art Museum
Fontenelle Nature Association
The Arts Center
Ballet Nebraska
Love's Jazz and Arts Center
Lauritzen Gardens
Bluffs Arts Council
Strategic Air and Space Museum
Nebraskans for the Arts
BlueBarn Theatre
For more information about the Metro Arts Pass, contact the director of sales at lkaup@omahaplayhouse.com or (402) 553-4890, ext. 147.