Category Archives: Community

Schemmer Supports United Way of the Midlands

Schemmer was recently acknowledged by United Way of the Midlands for being one of the top 100 companies that supported the 2017 campaign! This past year, 140,000 people were helped to stand stronger and become more independent. Schemmer holds a United Way campaign annually, raising money by holding a multitude of events such as coin…
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Schemmer Volunteers for Susan G. Komen Great Plains Race for the Cure

A BIG thanks to all of the Schemmer employees and their family/friends who helped, donated time and/or participated to assist Komen Great Plains this past year and with the Komen Race for the Cure held on Sunday, October 8, 2017. The Schemmer crew set up tables, chairs and tents for outdoor water stations on the…
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Schemmer volunteers at MATHCOUNTS Competition

“Helping bright minds reach their full potential” MATHCOUNTS is a national enrichment, club and competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement. Schemmer volunteers participated at the annual competition series in both Council Bluffs, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska. The Council Bluffs event on February 10th, was hosted and organized by the Grenville M. Dodge Chapter of the Iowa…
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Schemmer/Immanuel Red Cross Blood Drive

Schemmer and Immanuel Communities held a Blood Drive on Friday, February 10th. We are pleased to report that we exceeded our goal by 7 donors and had 3 additional donors. The final count: The drive collected 31 units. Schemmer had 11 employees participate, of which 3 gave ‘twice as much’ giving us a final count of 14 units collected. Katie Morris, Derik Knock,…
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ACE Mentoring Program kicks off in Omaha

The Architecture Construction Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program of America's Greater Omaha affiliate kicked off their program on Wednesday, January 18, in Omaha. This nationwide program is designed to introduce high school students to the wide ranging career opportunities available to them in architecture, construction, engineering and related areas of the building design and construction industry.…
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Schemmer supports families in need through Adopt A Family

Since 2005, Schemmer has participated in The Salvation Army’s Adopt A Family program, which is “designed to assist families who are in crisis as a result of unemployment, homelessness, medical issues or other difficult circumstances, and who otherwise wouldn't have the resources to celebrate the holidays.” This year, Schemmer adopted two families of eight. As…
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Schemmer Sponsors Abide Omaha’s Lights of Hope

During November, our Schemmer Young Professionals (SYP) sponsored a volunteer event to help build a Christmas light display for Abide’s Lights of Hope campaign. Abide is a non-profit organization that serves the inner-city of Omaha. Their Lights of Hope campaign was “created in honor of the children and youth whose lives have been cut short…
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