There were 365 in attendance at the Lincoln South Rotary Club Tribute to First Responders on Thursday October 4. This was a special event where the Community said Thank You to all of our first responders. KLKN-TV ABC Channel 8 was a partner in the months leading up to, and during, the event. Click here for photos.
Grants were presented:
$1,000 to Shop With a Cop  in honor of the Lincoln Police Department
$1,,000 to Safe Kids Lincoln-Lancaster County in honor of the Lincoln Fire Department
$6,600+ grant to Crime Stoppers
The event was a great success. All in attendance commented on the program content and presentation. They also applauded Lincoln South Rotary Club for creating this event to thank first responders - there is no other event in Lincoln of this kind. 
This was truly a community event made possible by Corporate Sponsors:
Great Western Bank
LincOne Federal Credit Union
Sampson Construction
We also had these table sponsors:
Anderson FordNebraska Credit Union LeagueTuscany Townhomes
Black Hills EnergyNebraska Title CompanyUBS Financial Services Inc.
Bryan HealthNebraska Wesleyan UniversityUNICO
Butherus Maser & LoveNIFAUnion Bank & Trust
D.A.DavidsonPillar Restaurant Group - VenueUniversity of Nebraska
Frontier BankPinnacle BankUS Bank
Honda of LincolnRoper & SonsValentino's 
Lexus of Lincoln-Baxter ToyotaSchmeeckle ResearchWells Fargo Advisors
Lincoln Chamber of CommerceSouthwest Nebraska Cancer CenterWest Gate Bank
Nebraska Bankers AssociationStephens & Smith ConstructionWoods & Aitken
Half Table Sponsors Donations
HBENew Beginnings ChiropracticDuTeau Chevrolet
Horak ChiropracticWaddell & ReedGarner Industries
Nebraska Bank of Commerce John Henry's Plumbing & Heating & Air
Committee Chaired by Chan Tyrrell
Jeffrey BliemeisterDave HilsabeckSheryl Roberts
Tom CasadyJacquie Hirschman-EllerJeri Roeder
Megan ConwayNicki KleinJoyce Schmeeckle
Mike DespainTimothy LinkeWilliam Schmeekle
Dave DietzRichard MorrisSuzanne Tyrrell
Dennis DuckworthMaxine MoulDeEtta Vrana
Jennifer EurekKim RemingtonKay Wunderlich
Mary HannaJoe Roberts