2017 Sponsors


Ameritas 2016

Ameritas offers competitive insurance, employee benefits and financial services to 3.4 million customers nationwide. We strive to help our customers enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. Founded in 1887 in Lincoln, Nebraska, Ameritas remains committed to building enduring relationships. At Ameritas, fulfilling life is what we do daily. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled. One of the many ways we fulfill lives is giving back to our local communities. We all value community. We build our homes and raise our families here. Helping our communities, schools and neighbors grow and thrive is what we do at Ameritas, and why we are so proud to partner with the Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries.


Friedman Law 2016

Herbert J. Friedman founded Friedman Law Offices in 1962 upon his return to Lincoln after service in the Judge Advocate General corps of the United State Army. The firm includes 5 lawyers, including his son, Dan Friedman. The firm specializes in personal injury, workers’ compensation, and civil rights cases. Through the years, the firm has handled many notable cases, including those of James Dean of the Beatrice Six, Darrel Parker (who waited longer than any living person in the U.S. history to be exonerated of a crime, and the late Brandon Teena. Herb continues his commitment to the Lincoln community by serving on the Library Board, as the current president, and supports the work of our Libraries through his support of the Foundation Lincoln City Libraries.


The Mill 2016

  Ollson & Associates 2016

Once upon a time, a man named John E. Olsson embarked on a voyage from New York City to Lincoln, Nebraska, where he would begin his own engineering firm at age 30. In 1970, he hit a big break and the firm successfully partnered on a wastewater treatment plant project for the City of Lincoln. It was a turning point for the company, moving from small municipal work into more specialized services. More than 60 years later, the Olsson legacy has grown into a nationally-recognized, employee-owned firm with more than 1,100 employees in 30 offices across seven states, providing services in infrastructure, environmental, field services, and facilities. Locally, Olsson Associates is proud to be a part of projects that make our community “home” for more than 250 employees. From the infrastructure and transportation network of Antelope Valley and the West Haymarket to SouthPointe Pavilions to innovative technology for heating and cooling Innovation Campus and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, we’ve played a part in what makes Lincoln special. Olsson Associates is proud to support the Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries. We believe in creating legacies and making things better for those to come.


 Pinnacle Bank 2016

Family-owned and based in Nebraska, Pinnacle Bank has been helping families, farms and businesses grow since 1938. Today, Pinnacle Bank has over 140 locations in seven states, including 61 in Nebraska. Throughout the communities they serve, they are known for their strength, stability, service and values. They take care of their customers by focusing on building genuine relationships. At Pinnacle Bank, they are committed to giving back to communities where they work and live by volunteering and donating to various causes and sponsoring special events. Pinnacle Bank is proud to support the Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries as they strive to build community and empower learning for all ages through our local libraries. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.


   Pittenger & Anderson 2016

The financial services world is becoming more complex all the time and many investors desire a trusted financial advocate to help them navigate this landscape. Pittenger & Anderson is a fee-only advisor held to the fiduciary standard. We aren’t compensated by commissions or by the investments used in client accounts. Our sole compensation is a simple and easy to understand percentage based fee, fully aligning our interests. P&A is a proud supporter of the Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries. Access to books and other resources is a gateway to information and knowledge for many, something we shouldn’t take for granted.


     Realty Works 2016

Realty Works is very proud to be local and independent real estate specialists. With a passion for Lincoln and the full power of the internet, we market your property faster, more professionally and more attractively than our competition. What this means for you is a faster sale for more money and for our investment clients, faster rentals with thoroughly screened applicants. Realty Works specializes in residential real estate with an emphasis on residential real estate investments and professional property management services. Realty Works can help you buy, sell, rent or invest and provides the finest in personal service. Owned and managed by Jennifer and Matt Kirkland, Realty Works boasts a combined 30 plus years of real estate sales and investment experience. To learn more about Realty Works, please visit our website at www.realtyworksne.com or call us at 402-483- 1214.


2017 Wine & E Sponsors

Union Bank & Trust

    Woods & Aitken