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The Bloc Presents The 50 OVER 50 NE Awards to honors top achievers over 50 years old in Nebraska.

Updated: Aug 17, 2021


Lincoln, NE – The Bloc is proud to bring the 50 OVER 50 NE Awards to Nebraska for the first time in 2021. The 50 OVER 50 NE Awards will honor top achievers 50 years old and over in Nebraska. Candidates will be judged in five (5) categories:

Nonprofit: This award category will honor individuals who are working to strengthen the nonprofit field including educational institutions.

Innovation: This award category will honor individuals who see opportunities where others don't, break down walls, challenge the status quo, and bring about positive changes to all.

Business: This award category will honor professionals, business owners, entrepreneurs, & community leaders who are participating and growing Nebraska's economy.

Community: This award category will honor individuals working to make their community stronger through volunteering, serving in public offices, & leaders of impactful movements.

Healthcare: This award category will honor our healthcare professionals. The COVID-19 pandemic brought our healthcare system to its limits but our healthcare workers were at the forefront fighting to save lives in the community.

Nominations are COMPLETELY FREE and must be received by midnight on Monday, July 19, 2021. Nominate someone TODAY.

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Success happens at all ages whether it is a continued success or newly found success. Samuel Jackson, Morgan Freeman, Susan Boyle, Peter Dinklage, Stan Lee, Betty White, Martha Stewart, Ronald Reagan, Henry Ford, Abraham Lincoln, Julia Child, “Colonel” Harland Sanders, are all great examples of success after 40.

“So, what exactly does it mean to be a late bloomer? Simply put, a late bloomer is a person who fulfills their potential later than expected; they often have talents that aren't visible to others initially... And they fulfill their potential frequently in novel and unexpected ways, surprising even those closest to them. They are not attempting to satisfy, with gritted teeth, the expectations of their parents or society, a false path that leads to burnout and brittleness, or even to depression and illness... Late bloomers are those who find their supreme destiny on their own schedule, in their own way.” – Rich Karlgaard


Here at THE BLOC, we empower communities to change the quality of life of all community members. We know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. Since our founding, we have been determined to make an impact. The core of our efforts is to bring our team’s fresh ideas and passion for the range of activities we’re involved in. Through all of our endeavors, we hope to display the conviction behind our beliefs and the love for our community.


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