Tickets Now Available for Heartland Family Service’s “Carnival of Love” Gala

Tickets are now available for Heartland Family Service’s ( prized annual “Carnival of Love” Gala which will be held on Saturday, February 29, at 6 p.m. at Embassy Suites La Vista. Come rock your jeans and bling, or your favorite travel attire, and enjoy appetizers, cocktails, games, a raffle, dinner, and silent and live auctions. Join Heartland Family Service on a first-class adventure to Destination: Love!

The “Carnival of Love” Gala is the agency’s largest fundraiser each year, and they are still looking for table sponsors. In 2013 and 2014, the “Carnival of Love” Gala was voted Best Event Over 500 by readers of metroMAGAZINE, and it won Best Theme in 2015. Chairs for this year’s event are Gala Chair Susan Pedersen and Honorary Chairs Polly Struyk and Jack Struyk.

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