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Nebraska Competes members are growing, thriving, and supporting their communities. Every few months, we look back at our members' celebrations and share them with you. Join us in celebrating their growth, news, and work over the last few months!

LGBTQ+ supportive businesses are thriving and receiving national attention. Nebraska Competes member A Novel Idea Bookstore was highlighted as 1 of 30 indie bookstores across the country by USA Today.

Nebraska Competes is proud to share and support the work of our members. Recently, Spreetail's employee inclusion networks selected new leadership. Read more in the news release:

Sarah Koenig, founding partner of Koenig|Dunne law firm, celebrates 20 years of business in Little Bohemia and shares her hopes and dreams for the neighborhood. Business owners in Little Bohemia are making a push to improve safety and create more growth in the historic neighborhood on 13th St. between I-80 and downtown Omaha.

Cleanest by Farr is growing - adding a partnership with TAV Construction. The partnership will allow them to offer expanded services to customers on top of their stellar cleaning services.

Nebraska Competes member Union Pacific earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign's 2022 "Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality" list. They are the ONLY railroad to achieve this goal in 2022. Congratulations Union Pacific! Your work toward making your company more inclusive makes a difference to your employees, customers, and our state.

Current (as of 1/4/2022) Nebraska Competes businesses call on Senator Fischer to come to the table to negotiate and pass the federal Equality Act. This federal legislation would protect LGBTQ+ Nebraskans from unfair discrimination.

BCom Solutions has joined the coalition, growing Nebraska Competes to 50 members across the state.

The Equality Act is right for our nation and right for our state. Read this op-ed from Lyn Wineman, president of Nebraska Competes member KidGlov, where she talks about how extending protections to LGBTQIA+ people is good for business and the right thing to do.

The Nebraska Competes coalition announces 14 new members, bringing us to 49 members across the state. These new members come from different business areas, including marketing, social services, software development, and professional cleaning.

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