Heartland Family Service Presents Annual Salute to Families Recognition Program

For the 37th year, Heartland Family Service (HeartlandFamilyService.org) will host the Salute to Families recognition program on Thursday, November 21 at 6 p.m. at Happy Hollow Country Club to honor four families and one family advocate from the Metro area. 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.

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

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 or BAshbrook@HeartlandFamilyService.org.

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 in the following focus areas: child and family well-being, counseling and prevention, and housing, safety, and financial stability. To learn more, visit HeartlandFamilyService.org.