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How Hickman Funded Its Community Center

By | 2017-06-26T10:50:20+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Funding, News|

  Here’s a no-brainer for those of us living in the rural Midwest: Would your community benefit from the learning opportunities provided by a library; the health advantages associated with a recreation center; or the social opportunities of a public gathering place?  Would amenities like these enrich the lives of residents and enhance your community’s [...]

Wahoo High School – Career Exploration Opportunities (CEOs) Program

By | 2017-08-03T11:38:20+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|News|

One way to ensure a successful future is to make wise investments. Pay it forward now in hopes that the future will be even brighter. The Career Exploration Opportunities (CEOs) program is one of those investments. The goal of this program is to assist Wahoo High School students with understanding the applicable links between school [...]

Eric Olson Named 2017 Q2 Employee of the Quarter

By | 2017-07-19T15:32:29+00:00 July 19th, 2017|News|

JEO has named Eric Olson “Employee of the Quarter” for the second quarter of 2017. Eric is a Senior Engineering Technician on the WRED team in Lincoln. Eric received several spot bonuses for this quarter following numerous acts of kindness, outstanding leadership, and exceeding expectations. What follows are some thoughts shared by [...]

2017 Client Appreciation Golf Scramble – Iron Horse Golf Club

By | 2017-07-18T15:06:26+00:00 July 17th, 2017|News|

On Friday, July 14th, many JEO clients and staff attended the annual JEO Invitational, held at Iron Horse Golf Course in Ashland, NE. The event was attended this year by 100 golfers who weathered the perfect summer day temperatures. In addition to the four-person golf tournament, the day also featured games such as a [...]

2017 Client Appreciation Golf Scramble – Nebraska City, NE

By | 2017-06-26T14:00:18+00:00 June 26th, 2017|News|

On Friday, JEO team members and several clients gathered at Table Creek Golf Course outside of Nebraska City, NE for a day of golf. The teams played through an 18-hole course in a four-person scramble format. The winning team, with a final score of 62, consisted of Travis Klasna (JEO) and Joe Patterson, Dave [...]

2017 Client Appreciation Golf Scramble – Beemer, NE

By | 2017-06-26T13:59:40+00:00 June 6th, 2017|News|

Last Friday, JEO and several of its clients gathered at the Indian Trails Country Club near Beemer, Nebraska for a well-deserved day of golf. Teams played their way through the 18-hole course in a four-person scramble format. The winning team, with a final score of 60, consisted of Gary Petersen (Seward County), Mike Koci [...]

Safety Tips for Water Facility Management

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:26+00:00 May 31st, 2017|News|

The time is always right to perform a detailed review of your community's safety procedures that protect your critical, yet sometimes overlooked assets. These include water treatment facilities, well houses, pump stations, aquatic facilities, or wastewater treatment facilities. Here are five tips to keep in mind when looking at the safety of your facility. [...]

How Will CDBG Changes Affect Your Application?

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:26+00:00 April 10th, 2017|News|

If your community is seeking funds through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, there are a few changes you should be aware of for the 2017 cycle. In March, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) hosted in-person and virtual workshop to highlight and discuss the updated guidelines, which include significant changes to the [...]

JEO Helps Secure $15m of Funding in 2016

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:26+00:00 March 24th, 2017|News|

  JEO is proud to serve our clients, and in 2016, we helped them secure more than $15 million in grants, loans, and private donations to make their projects a reality. Along with our clients, we eagerly await the economic, environmental, and social growth that Nebraska will see because of these projects, and look forward [...]