Cathie and John Fullenkamp to Receive MCF’s 2022 Reflection Award

Midlands Community Foundation (MCF, is pleased to announce that Cathie and John Fullenkamp will receive the Reflection Award at the organization’s 2022 Reflection Ball on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at the Embassy Suites in LaVista. Each year, Midlands Community Foundation honors an individual or individuals who have contributed significantly to Sarpy and Cass counties and the mission of the Foundation with its Reflection Award.

John Fullenkamp graduated from Creighton University School of Law in 1970 and is admitted to practice law in Nebraska and Iowa (inactive). John is an attorney specializing in real estate with the firm of Fullenkamp, Jobeun, Johnson & Beller. He represents or has represented numerous commercial, office, industrial and residential developments in Sarpy County. John is a Nebraska Bar Association Fellow and has served on several charitable, religious, and civic boards throughout his career. He was recognized by Creighton University for his contribution to the acquisition and development of the university’s East Campus. John also has been recognized as the Best Lawyers in America publication’s 2006 Nebraska Lawyer of the Year and is a member of the Metropolitan Omaha Home Builders and CRE Commercial Real Estate Halls of Fame.

Cathie is a graduate of the College of St. Mary with a degree in Medical Technology. She spent 19 years of employment at Archbishop Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha. Cathie also served in a support capacity for Mary Our Queen Catholic Church, Mercy High School, and the Westside Community Schools Special Education Programs and Activities. She spent most of her time rearing their five children while giving back to the community, most notably to Mosaic, where their oldest daughter, Anne, who is developmentally disabled lives.

John and Cathie have been married for 50 years. Their other children and spouses are: Dr. Mark Fullenkamp, and his wife Genevieve, RN; Dr. Michael Fullenkamp and his wife, Sally, Pharm. D.; Beth Fullenkamp Hix and her husband Jeremy; and Dr. Lynn Fullenkamp. John and Cathie also have six grandchildren.

The mission of Midlands Community Foundation is to benefit the diverse needs of the Sarpy and Cass county communities by providing financial support, involvement and service. Since its inception, the Foundation has donated millions of dollars to many worthy organizations with an emphasis toward prevention and education in the areas of health, art, culture, community, education, economic development, and human services. Learn more at