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On Saturday May 3rd, 2014 from 12:30 to 3:00, PURINA® PRO PLAN Rally to Rescue®,  and non-profit dog rescue groups will co-host the 3rd annual Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue SPRING TERRIER GAMES at Chalco Hills Rec Area, 8901 S 154th Stin Omaha, Nebraska.  Admission donation is $5.00 for anyone over 11 years of age. 

The Spring Terrier Games will feature animals from dog rescue groups available for adoption.  Everyone is invited to bring their own dogs, on a leash.  All dog breeds are welcome.  There will be a variety of fun activities including free samples handouts, vendor exhibits, raffles, food, games for dogs and kids, and more.  Be sure to take advantage of the microchip clinic for $25 per pet (registration included), free nail trimming, and free eye checks by Harvey Oaks Animal Hospital. 

We are hosting a Trash to Treasure drive to benefit the rescues involved at this event!  Bring your no longer needed but still useable pet items including food, treats, toys, crates and other gently used pet items.  These items are greatly needed to assist in rescuing future pets.  Hot dog meals will be available so come have some fun and enjoy a light lunch.  This is a great time to celebrate all things pet!

Proceeds will benefit MidAmerica Boston Terrier Rescue, and Wag N Train Terrier Rescue!  Additional rescue groups will also be present. 

For more information contact Jennifer Misfeldt,, (402) 510-1346 




Contact:         Kristin Schemahorn 


                        Fundraising Coordinator





Omaha, NE, MAY 3,  2014 — More than 700 people are registered to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the Omaha Muscle Walk 2014 to help pay tribute to — and raise funds for — children and adults served by MDA in the Nebraska and Western Iowa areas.
            "We want to encourage people in the Omaha Metroarea to give back to local families affected by neuromuscular disease," saidMDA Fundraising Coordinator and Walk Coordinator, Kristin Schemahorn.  "By supporting the MDA Muscle Walk event on May 3rd people can make an immediate difference and help raiseawareness and funds for research and vital services benefiting families served by the Association."

The annual Omaha Muscle Walk is scheduled for 8:30 am until Noon on May 3rd at Stinson Park at Aksarben Village. For registration information, visit, or call the local MDA office at 402-390-2914.

Last year, MDA Muscle Walks nationwide raised more than $6.2 million, and more than $10 million has been raised since the program started in 2011.      

About MDA Muscle Walk®

MDA Muscle Walk is a series of fun, non-competitive local walks held across the country, and it’s the largest event of its kind in the United States. There are more than 160 Walks throughout the nation.

Three national partnerships have signed on for the 2013 MDA Muscle Walk season to help support the campaign and the Association's programs of research and health care services, including MDA summer camp.

  ,the Internet’s most-visited sports nutrition and fitness site and the largest online retailer of nutritional supplements offers more than 8,000 health and fitness products to help more than 7.3 million people every month achieve their health, fitness and appearance goals. This online powerhouse gives users more than 34,000 pages of free information, including more than 25,000 articles, 9,000 videos and expert online trainers, with new content added daily. is an official 2013 MDA Muscle Walk Presenting Partner.

            Quantum Rehab®/Pride Mobility Products®Corporationis an MDA Muscle Walk Presenting Partner. QuantumRehab, a division of Pride Mobility, designs and manufactures high-end complex rehabilitation solutions such as power chairs and power positioning seating systems.Pride Mobility is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of mobility products dedicatedto providing only the highest quality mobility solutions with maximum durability and dependability.
            ATG Rehabis an MDA Muscle Walk Power Partner. ATG is one of North America’s leading rehab equipment providers of seating and mobility equipment, with locations nationwide. ATG Rehab’s assistive technology solutions include custom seating and positioning systems, power wheelchairs, lightweight manual wheelchairs, standing and positioning frames, gait trainers and specialty bathing aids.

About MDA
MDAis the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.

In addition to funding some 300 research projects worldwide, MDA maintains a national network of 200 medical clinics; facilitates hundreds of support groups for families affected by neuromuscular diseases; and provides local summer camp opportunities for thousands of youngsters living with progressive muscle diseases.
            For more information, visit mda.organd follow MDA on Facebook ( and Twitter (@MDAnews).

- MDA-




Title: Bridge Beats

Event Type: Free Concert Series

Date: Every Friday night from May 23rd to June 27th

Time: 6:00PM - 11:00PM

Location: Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge Plaza, 705 Riverfront Drive

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Description: Bridge Beats is a free family-friendly music series that occurs at the base of the Bob Kerrey Bridge Plaza on Omaha’s side.  The Bridge Beats concerts will be held every Friday night May 23 through June 27, 2014.   This season’s line up will feature a diverse blend of local bands.



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