Catch up on what's happening in the neighborhood and with our association this week. 

Meeting This Wednesday!
Just a reminder our upcoming membership meeting is this Wednesday, April 11th at 7PM at the Sheet Metal Worker's Hall on 24th and Deer Park BLVD. As always, we'll have free dinner and our youth art class happening for the kids. Feel free to invite your neighbors!

DPNA Receives Community Development Week Award
We were honored to receive a Community Development Week Award this year. Participating cities across the state nominate organizations that have made significant community development accomplishments. DPNA was nominated by the City of Omaha Planning Department. Representatives will attend our monthly meeting on Wednesday to present this award to our members.  

The 2018 South Omaha Banquet
This year's banquet has changed locations and will now be held at the Livestock Exchange Building at 4920 S. 30th Street. The banquet is consistently one of the highlights of the year for community members and leaders in South Omaha. DPNA will be announcing our number of available tickets for members soon. Discounted tickets for neighborhood association members are available at You can also plan to pay at the door, please RSVP to Mike McGuire at 402.840.9018. 

Sale Time At The Apollon!
Our neighbors at the Apollon are selling all kinds of furniture, equipment, and supplies collected across the years. Check out the Facebook Event here for more info. 

Another Habitat Home Dedication Coming Up
We're getting another new neighbor! Join us on Saturday, April 14th at 10AM at 2505 S. 20th Ave to welcome Angela to the neighborhood.

Nominate a South Omaha "Project of Merit"
Each year, the South Omaha Neighborhood Alliance recognizes "Projects of Merit" at the annual South Omaha Banquet. SONA is looking for impactful neighborhood based projects from the last year to be considered for recognition at this year's event. You can use the link below to nominate a project.


6th Annual Handmade Omaha Spring Art & Crafts Bazaar
Back at Bancroft Street Market this year is the 6th Annual Spring Arts & Craft Bazaar presented by Handmade Omaha. More than 25 local makers will be selling handmade goods. The Bazaar is from 10AM-Noon on both Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd.

REMINDER: 2018 Deer Park Resident Survey
If you've already taken our survey, thank you! If not, check out the informations below.

We're conducting a resident survey to make sure we have up-to-date information on the needs and wants of Deer Park Residents and allow for input on what our association should be working on. We want to make sure the work we are doing is as relevant and impactful as possible. You can take the 5-10 minute survey online here:

Note: You not need to put your name on the survey, but we do ask for an address. Your individual responses will not be shared.

Please feel free to share the survey with anyone in your household or any of your neighbors. If you would like a paper or Spanish copy, contact Mike at or 402.840.9018

What's Coming Up?

(FYI: We meet the second Wednesday of every month at 7pm at the Sheet Metal Worker's Hall on 24th and Deer Park BLVD. Dinner is provided and we host a free youth art lesson at every meeting)

Teen Chat: 4/12 from 5PM-7PM, Deer Park Community Resource Center

Apollon Sale: Apollon, 4/5-4/13. 

April DPNA Meeting: 4/11 at 7PM.   

Spring Into Little Bo:  Little Bohemia Neighborhood Commons, 4/21 at 10:30am

Handmade Omaha Art & Crafts Bazaar: Bancroft Street Market, 10th and Bancroft. 4/21 and 4/22. 10AM-12PM each day.

Block Talk: 4/27 from 6PM-8PM at Bancroft Street Market

2018 Young Artist Showcase: Deer Park Community Resource Center 5/11 at 6pm

Deer Park Spring Clean-Up: 5/12 from 9AM-2PM, Bancroft Elementary

South Omaha Banquet: Livestock Exchange Building, 6/7 at 6PM

DPNA Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteers needed to help clean up Deer Hollow Park and Rudy Novacek Memorial Garden on May 12th from 9am-11am.

Have an interest in writing? We'd love to have you contribute stories to our newsletter.

We always need help sprucing up our pages and keeping them up to date.

We always need help calling folks to remind them about upcoming meetings and events.

Each month we have about a half hour of set-up time at our meeting location. 

Like working with kids? You can help with our monthly free you art lessons!

Contact Mike McGuire for information on volunteering with us: or 402.840.9018.


President: Mike McGuire
Vice-President: Elizabeth Pozzi
Treasurer: Garry Gernandt
Secretary: Connie Martin
Director: Rick Long
Director: Dasha Sudar
Director: Kristy McGuire

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