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50 OVER 50 NE AWARDS EVENT IN OMAHA, NE


In Nebraska, people age 50+ contributed 39% or $50 billion of the state’s total gross domesticproduct (GDP). They generated $3.7 billion in state & local taxes, created over 42% of jobs, andgenerated over $33 billion in wages, salaries, and business income. They spent over 250 hourscaring for others and 113 hours volunteering on average per year estimated at $3.6 billion. Theaccomplishments of people age 50 years and over contribute to making Nebraska a great Stateand should be celebrated.



LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Bloc, a philanthropic non-profit organization based in Lincoln, will honor50 Nebraskans as recipients of its inaugural 50 Over 50 Awards this fall. The 50 Over 50 Awardsrecognizes top achievers in five categories - nonprofit, innovation, business, community, andhealthcare - that are age 50 and older in the state.


More than 1,500 candidates were nominated for the awards ceremony which will be held at 5:30p.m. on September 25, 2021, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Downtown Omaha. Tickets for thisevent are now on sale, but space is limited. Visit communitybloc.com for more details.

The 50 Over 50 awards recipient names are attached below.

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MORE ABOUT THE BLOC


The Bloc is a nonprofit organization that focuses on education, charity/philanthropy, andcommunity building. Over the past year, its efforts focused on COVID-19 relief, includingpartnerships to deliver meals, provide masks, and mental health services to community membersin Nebraska. The 50 OVER 50 NE Awards hopes to accelerate the mission of promoting diversityand inclusion.

For more information about the Bloc or the 50 Over 50 Awards, please contact Philipe Bruce

at 402-214-7960 or by emailing philipe.bruce@communitybloc.com


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