Category Archives: Club Business

MoValley Invites All Conservationists to “The Big Event”

By Albert Lierz, MoValley Membership Committee Chair Movalley Sierra Club Group is attempting to pack as many separate programs as possible into a single Saturday so members can avoid multiple days and trips. “Orientation for New Members of 2011″, a … Continue reading

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Nebraska Sierra Club Website Hacked: No December MoValley Newsletter as a Result!

By Albert Lierz, Webmaster, Nebraska Sierra Club In late November our website (sierranebraska.org) was hacked – apparently by a hacker (or hackers) supporting Syrian protestors. We had to pass on publishing a December MoValley E-newsletter since it is based on … Continue reading

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Nebraska Chapter Energy Committee Reactivated

By Clyde Anderson, Nebraska Sierra Club Chapter Treasurer At the Nebraska Chapter meeting November 12 in Omaha, the Executive Committee voted to reactivate the Chapter’s Energy Committee with a primary focus on Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign and energy conservation. … Continue reading

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Sierrans Enjoy Great Food at Annual Banquet

By Clyde Anderson, Nebraska Sierra Club Treasurer Omaha’s Big Mama’s Kitchen Restaurant was the venue for the Annual Nebraska Sierra Club Awards Banquet November 12th. Big Mama’s lived up to its reputation as offering “some of the best food America … Continue reading

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Author-Professor, John Price, Keynotes NE Sierra Club’s Annual Banquet on Saturday, November 12, 2011

Location: Big Mama’s Kitchen Restaurant, 3223 N. 45th St., Omaha Click on pdf map links below: Map 1 showing Big Mamas Map 2 showing Big Mamas Go to Big Mama’s web site  http://www.bigmamaskitchen.com/  and read about how their wonderful southern style cooking … Continue reading

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Chapter/National Relationship Identified as Critical by Sierra Club Board of Directors

By Dick Boyd, Nebraska Chapter ExCom Chair (digested from Greg Casini materials) The “Chapter/National Relationship” was a major topic at Sierra Club Annual Meeting! A task force was established to address this issue! The ultimate goal of this effort is to … Continue reading

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Leaders Needed! Missouri Valley Group Seeks ExCom Candidates

By Clyde Anderson, MVG Secretary Missouri Valley Group of the Sierra Club tackles many environmental issues affecting the greater Omaha Metro Area – improving air quality, managing stormwater, promoting sustainable, energy-efficient transportation, reducing urban sprawl, and many more! MVG’s work … Continue reading

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Please Give to the March Fund Appeal

By Clyde Anderson, Chapter Treasurer The Nebraska Sierra Club usually has only one fundraiser per year – the March Fund Appeal. Members should have received their Fund Appeal letters by the first week of April. If you live in Omaha, … Continue reading

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Sierra Reorganizes National Staff – See Plan and Chart

[Memo from Michael Brune to Sierra Club staff — February 22, 2011.] This is an exciting time for our organization. We’ve celebrated the defeat of the 150th proposed coal plant, Obama has unveiled a new vision for community-based land protection, … Continue reading

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Nebraska Chapter Election Results

The following six incumbents were elected to serve two-year terms on the Nebraska Chapter Executive Committee: Candy Bless, Dick Boyd, Senator Ken Haar, Albert Lierz, Tim Rinne, and Mark Weihe. Thank you to all our members who took time to … Continue reading

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