Heartland Family Service Honors Families at Salute to Families Recognition Program

For the 37th year, Heartland Family Service (HeartlandFamilyService.org) will host the Salute to Families recognition program to honor four families and one family advocate from the metro area on Thursday, November 21. The Salute to Families program highlights strong families and individuals who place a high priority on building and strengthening their bonds, while encouraging individual growth. The event will take place at Happy Hollow Country Club starting at 6 p.m. This year’s Salute to Families honorees are:

  • Leadership – Tonia and Ray Aranza Family
  • Community Service – Melissa and Matthew Graves Family
  • Challenged & Successful – Grace and Nicole Burns Family
  • Commitment to Family – Kate Mahern and Gary Fischer Family
  • Family Advocate – Diane Cochran

The mission of Heartland Family Service is to strengthen individuals and families in the community through education, counseling, and support services. Founded in 1875, Heartland Family Service connects with over 54,000 individuals and families through direct services, education, and outreach each year from over 15 locations in East Central Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. Their 50 programs provide critical human services to the individuals and families who ultimately shape the future of the community.

Tickets to the Salute to Families event are $60 each, and a table of 10 people is $600. Please RSVP by November 4 to Brenna Ashbrook at (402) 552-7426 / BAshbrook@HeartlandFamilyService.org. For more information on Heartland Family Service, feel free to visit their website at HeartlandFamilyService.org.