2018 Donors

2018 Donors

We are grateful to our donors who help make our 15th anniversary show a reality.  If you are interested in being a donor, you can learn more here. 



Gerry and Bruce Lauritzen

Meg and Nate Dodge, Blair and Matt Gogel, Emily and Clark Lauritzen

Omaha Steaks

Pape Family Foundation

Valmont Industries, Inc.


Cindy and Mogens Bay

Pat and Dick Bell

Dawn and Sid Dinsdale

Sandy and Dave Parker

Mary and Tony Seina

Jim and Shirley Young Family Foundation


Conagra Brands

Dixon Family Foundation

First National Bank

Carol Gendler

The Holland Foundation

Jet Linx

Helen W. Kenefick

Kiewit Companies Foundation

Stephanie and Jack Koraleski

Mutual of Omaha

Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.

Porsche of Omaha


Robert A. Reed

Amy L. Scott Family Foundation

The Simmonds Family Foundation

Ann and Ken Stinson

Suzanne & Walter Scott Foundation


Judy and Jack Baker

Baxter Auto

Beardmore Chevrolet Subaru-Carey and Brian Hamilton

BNY Mellon Wealth Management

BUNGALOW/8 Hairdressing

CQuence Health Group

Rhonda and Howard Hawks

Suzanne and Rudy Kotula

Mackintosh Charitable Fund

Lynn Dinsdale Marchese

Nancy and Mike McCarthy

Cindy and Tom McGowan

Moglia Family Foundation

Shirley and Dan Neary

Northern Natural Gas

Alison and Dan O’Neill

Cathy and Troy Perry

Polina and Bob Schlott

June and Paul Schorr

Beth and Harley Schrager Foundation

The Scoular Foundation

Security National Bank of Omaha

Molly and Toby Schropp

Suzanne Shore and Governor Pete Ricketts

Streck, Inc.

Jan and Chip Vrana



Fatima Basith and Pirzada Sattar

Jean Bell

Lynne and John Boyer

Dani and Dana Bradford

Susan Clifton and Nicole Clifton-Mills

Robert J. Cody

Ann and Jerry Crouse

Susan and Bill Cutler

Henry Davis

Deloitte Services LP

Deb and Bill Dinsmoor

Jill and Mike Erman

Marshall Faith and the late Mona Faith

Catherine and Terry Ferguson

Bruce Frasier and Richard Nielsen

Ike & Roz Friedman Foundation

Julie and Lance Fritz

Karen and Kim Hawkins

Heider Family Foundation

Lisa and Dean Hollis

Jackie and Terry Kroeger

Susan and Mike Lebens

Bobette and Jay Lerner

Nebraska Medicine

Nancy Noddle and Jay Noddle

Cassandra and Gary Pietrok

Kathy and Jim Quinlan

Teri and Ron Quinn

Lynda and John Reed, Sr.

Barb and Ron Schaefer

The Phillip & Terri Schrager Foundation

Lori & David Scott Foundation

Suzann and Steven Seline

Annette and Paul Smith

TransWood- Debbie and Brian Wood

Anne Thorne Weaver

Nancy and John Webster

Sarah and Adam Yale


Acklie Charitable Foundation

Laura and Michael Alley

Baird Holm LLP, Maureen and Steve Turner

Betsy Baker and Richard Heyman

Bank of the West

Sally Bekins

Sharon and Randy Blackburn

Laura and Brad Crosby

Lynne and Richard Davidson

Susan Dennis

Fran and Duane Dowd

Friedland Family Foundation

Gifford Foundation

Deb and Bruce Grewcock

Julie and David Hefflinger

Lori and Paul Hogan

Mary and Todd Johnson

Donna and Wally Johnson

Koley Jessen PC LLO

Wende and John Kotouc

Myrna and Bob Krohn

Kutak Rock LLP

Mary Jo and Robert Langdon

Sharon and Joel Larmore

Sharon L. McGill

McGrath North Mullin & Kratz PC LLO

Nan C. Corporation

Jennifer and Tom Pansing

Patterson Family Foundation

Patti and Tom Peterson

Patricia and Doran Post

Mimi and Jeff Post

Marge Quinlan

Kyle and Mike Robino

Stacey and Jonathan Rockman

Martha and David Slosburg

Paula and Dan Smith

Dottie and Stan Truhlsen

United Seeds, Inc.

Kate and Roger Weitz

Wells Fargo

Judy and Jim Wigton

Ellen and Stavely Wright


Daun and Lennie Adams

Judy and Bob Bates

The late James Bonham

Cathy and Scot Bonnesen

Esther and Dan Brabec

Jennifer and Tony Buda

Linda Burt and John Rebrovic

Jill and Michael Bydalek

Renee and John Campbell

Jody and Gayle Carstens

Karla and Scott Cassels

Brenda Christensen and Mike Morris

Judith and John W. Clark

Mary and Hal Daub

Carolyn and Dave Diamond

Mary Finnegan and Eric Schermerhorn

Pam and Roger Fleury

Ellie and Ryan Grace

Nancy and Don Greenberg

Jennifer and Lee Handke

Melanie and David Hecker

Ashley and David Ingvoldstad

Jane Huerter and Dick Jeffries

Jeanie and Lance Jones

Carole and Bob Julian

Karen and Howard Kennedy

Emily and Clark Lauritzen

Melissa Marvin and Geoffrey Hartig

Linda and Terry McClain

Terri and Jack McDonnell

Ashley and Matt McMahon

Jane and Ed Miller

Cynthia and Robert Milligan

Mine Custom Gifts

Joani and Mike Mullin

Mutual of Omaha Bank

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Shawn and John Newman

Sharee and Murray Newman

Holly and Tonn Ostergard

Dee Owen

Lori and Mitch Pirnie

Kendra and Trent Quinlan

Stacie and Robert Reed

Ruth and John Sage

SilverStone Group

Lynette and William Singer

Joan Squires

Kelley and John Stuckey

Sunderland Brothers Company

Ann and Kurt Tjaden

Phyllis and Del Toebben

Mary and Tim Wahl

Joy and Gordon Watanabe

Janet and Tom Whitson

Lori and Steve Williams

Susan and John Zeilinger

Susie and Jeff Zindel

In-Kind Supporters

AAA Rents & Event Services

All Season Events & Tent

Bakers Candies, Inc.

Be Sweet Bakery Omaha

Jean Bell

Borsheims Fine Jewelry & Gifts

Nikki Boulay


Matt Brown

Jody Carstens

The Cordial Cherry

Chris Christen

Curzon Promotional Graphics

Digital Express

Laura and Jay Doll

First National Bank

flower Magazine

Ginger’s Hang Up, Allen Keller

Hap Abraham Catering


Hotel Deco XV

Inspired Living Omaha

Junior League of Omaha

Kurt Keeler


Lanoha Nurseries

Emily Lauritzen

Lauritzen Gardens Staff

LindenTree Landscape and Lawn Care

Loveland Garden Club

Hans Maasdam

Jodie Mackintosh

Brad Marr

Terri and Jack McDonnell

McKay Landscape Lighting

Mine Custom Gifts

Andy Moore

Metro Magazine/mQUARTERLY

Omaha Steaks

Paramount Parking, Inc.

Renze Display

Jane Rips

SPRUCE, Amy Sporrer

Stokin’ Goat


Maureen and Steve Turner


Village Needleworks, Mary deSouza and Amber Baker


Peter Volenec-Hamel

Waldinger Corporation, Jack Wilhelmi

Nancy Whitted

Sarah Yale

Website Sponsor


National Media Sponsor

Show Dates & Times

Thursday, September 20
Preview Party 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Reservations Required

September 21 – 23
Show runs daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE 68108



Sample what’s in store via scenes from previous shows.