NCHS Calendar of Events
To view videos and pictures from past events, click here.
- This event has passed.
Children First for 125 Years! (Kearney)
August 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
You’re invited to join us in celebrating a tradition of “Children First for 125 Years!
This year Nebraska Children’s Home Society (NCHS) celebrates 125 years of putting children first. In 1893, Dr. E.P. Quivey founded Nebraska Children’s Home Society (NCHS) to ensure that Nebraska’s most vulnerable children would be safe and have loving care. Since then, NCHS has continued this work, serving tens of thousands of children and their families throughout the state.
This event celebrates a quasquicentennial of service to children and builds support ensuring that our programs continue to meet the needs of the most vulnerable families in our communities.
We continue to meet community needs through evidence-based and innovative programs delivered by passionate human care professionals. All of our efforts focus on ensuring that every child thrives so they have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
5:30 p.m. Social Hour & Silent Auction
6:30 p.m. Dinner, Program Awards & Keynote Speech
Danny Woodhead, our keynote speaker, will speak about “The Power of Family“. He is a family man and football star. Recently, Danny retired from the National Football League. After an All-State career at North Platte High School, Danny starred at Chadron State College. Danny accumulated 7,441 yards on the ground, for his career, giving him a career average of 190.8 yards per game. He rushed for more than 200 yards in 19 of his 39 appearances and scored in 37 consecutive games, both of which are NCAA all-division records. In both 2006 and 2007, he claimed the Harlan Hill Trophy, an award given to the most valuable player in NCAA Division II.
A block of rooms is being held at the Fairfield Inn & Suites. To make reservations, call 888-236-2427 and request the NCHS 125th Block,to receive the discounted rate.
$70 per ticket
$125 for a pair of tickets (2)
$3125 Gold Sponsor