Omaha, NE >> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Completely KIDS announced today that Director of Community-Based Programs Jan Benitez has been selected to participate in Leadership Omaha’s Class 45. Leadership Omaha is one of the nation’s longest-running community leadership programs. The 10-month program focuses on a curriculum designed to fuel leaders in Greater Omaha who contribute to our vibrant community.
The leaders in Class 45 will participate in monthly seminars designed to motivate them into action to strengthen and transform the community. “Jan is an integral part of the Completely KIDS family,” said CEO Carla Rizzo. “Our organization has many Leadership Omaha graduates so we know how Jan will grow from this experience and bring back great knowledge and ideas to us.”
“Every class of leaders brings new skills and perspectives to the table and our community is better for it,” said Liz Kerrigan, Greater Omaha Chamber’s senior director of leadership. “I have no doubt Class 45 has what it takes to honor their commitment and make our region a more dynamic place. Let’s get to work!”
About Completely KIDS
Completely KIDS educates and empowers KIDS and families to create a safe, healthy, successful and connected community.
Completely KIDS serves 2,000 children ages 4-17, (and by extension, their families) with a depth of critical services after school and all summer long. The organization partners with Omaha Public Schools, Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Schools and several community-based organizations, including homeless shelters to provide a variety of needed programs. The KIDS in Completely KIDS programs enjoy a wide range of experiences including Service Learning and Field Trips, Swimming Lessons, Sporting Events, Ballet, Martial Arts, Robotics, Outdoor Learning in our Nature Explore Classroom and Gardening Club, plus Civic Engagement Opportunities and more. To learn more and get involved, see completelykids.org.
About Greater Omaha
Greater Omaha is a No. 1 ranked up-and-coming-tech hotspot, a “top 10 best place to live on a $60,000 salary” and one of the “best cities for young professionals” according to SmartAsset. Greater Omaha is home to more than 30 communities and nearly 1 million people.
About the Greater Omaha Chamber
The mission of the Greater Omaha Chamber is to champion a thriving business community and a prosperous region through visionary leadership and collaboration.