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Omaha Gives May 25, 2016

Please join the 100 Black Men of Omaha (100BMO) as we participate in Omaha Gives! – a 24-hour charitable challenge organized by the Omaha Community Foundation. This community-wide event is to show off Omaha’s spirit of giving, raise awareness about local nonprofits, and celebrate the collective effort it takes to make this city great. Anyone can participate and your donation will make a difference. Make your donation TODAY  May 25th from 12:00 am through 12:00 am May 26th  100 Black Men of Omaha will be competing Read More...

Let’s Move Let’s Reach Health & Wellness Run/Walk

Let’s Move Let’s Reach Health & Wellness Run/Walk Saturday, June 11, 2016 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Route: Starting @ 24th & Cuming  – Ending @ 24th & Lake Let’s Move Let’s Reach Health & Wellness Run/Walk Registration Form: Registration FormIndividual / Team *IndividualTeamYour / Team Name *Your / Team Point of Contact *Team Member Team Member Team Member Team Member Team Member Team Member Email *Phone * VerificationPlease enter any two digits *Example: 12This box is for spam protection - Read More...

100 Black Men of Omaha 2016 Men Honor Gala

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2016 Men of Honor Gala

  100 Black Men of Omaha (100BMO) will host its 11th Men of Honor Gala on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The Omaha community is invited to join members of 100 Black Men in celebration of the organization’s 21st year of service. This year’s fundraiser will take place at the Hilton Omaha, 1001 Cass Street. The Gala will recognize individuals who, through their service, demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the mission of the 100BMO and raises needed funds to support 100BMO programs Read More...

16th African American History Challenge

The 16th African-American History Challenge (AAHC) was held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at North Magnet High School, 4410 North 36th Street, Omaha, NE 68111. The History Challenge, collaboration between the 100 Black Men of Omaha and Omaha Public Schools was sponsored in part by Cox Communications, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Great Plains Black History Museum and First Data Corporation. This year’s winners were Beveridge Middle School in the Junior Division and Benson High School in the Senior Read More...

Please Spread The Word Mentors Needed!

January is National Mentoring Month. Did you know, in the Omaha metro area, the number of youth needing mentors greatly exceeds the available supply of volunteers who serve as mentors? To address this issue, the 100 Black Men of Omaha will be hosting recruitment events throughout the month of January. We would like to invite you and your friends to help us SPREAD THE WORD and attend: Wiley Phillips Wild Game Feast sponsored by the New Era Layman  Zion Baptist Church Read More...

The 29th Annual National Conference of 100 Black Men of America

The 29th Annual National Conference of 100 Black Men of America comprised of 110 Chapters was held in Houston, Texas June 3rd – 7th. Representing the 100 Black Men of Omaha at the National African American History Challenge was Burke High School and Beveridge Magnet Middle School.   The 100 Black Men of Omaha’s Junior Division, Brannon Evans, Maylana Russell and Adonis Forte’, coached by Chad Carlson, took FIRST PLACE in the National Junior Division.  As First Place finishers, they Read More...

100 Black Men of Omaha 20th Anniversary

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100 Black Men of Omaha Celebrate 20th Anniversary

OMAHA A sold-out gala event took place at the Hilton in downtown Omaha on Saturday night. The group “100 Black Men of Omaha” honored three men, while celebrating 20 years of success. The group, which focuses on uplifting the community by empowering the youth in our area, is attempting to raise $100,000 for future endeavors. On Saturday night they held their 10th annual “Men of Honor” event. Executive Director James Mason, Jr. told WOWT 6 News that this was an important occasion. According to Mason, Read More...

100 Black Men of Omaha 20th Anniversary “Men of Honor” Celebration

The 100 Black Men of Omaha (100BMO) and  Honorary Chair, Kirk Kellner, Regional President for Wells Fargo, would like to invite you to the 10th Annual Men of Honor Gala in celebration of the organization’s 20th year of service,  Saturday, April 18, 2015, 6:00 p.m., at Hilton Omaha, 1001 Cass Street. The Men of Honor Gala has provided an ideal platform for inspirational and highly respected leaders to deliver timely messages, while highlighting the work and achievements of the 100BMO.  Read More...