Tue, 01/08/2019
Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska

By Tracey Schlegel, Executive Director

Welcome to the Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska newsletter!

We have many wonderful things happening in our agency, which now serves around 90 people in the Columbus, Fremont, Norfolk and Wayne communities, and we hope this newsletter will be your source for stories and information on upcoming events.

Here are a few highlights from the past year:

Tue, 01/08/2019
Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska

By Karlie and Kelsey Shoemaker, Direct Support Professionals

This July, we had a fun day with four of the people we support in Norfolk. On Friday, July 13, we set out to Lincoln for Disability Pride Day.

Tue, 01/08/2019
Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska

By Sheila Lindemoen, Blaise’s Mom

Mosaic has been a godsend for Blaise and our family.

In 2006, Blaise started going to day services a couple times each week so he could transition smoothly when he was done with school. Blaise is not the type of person that takes to change well, so the transition phase was great for him.

Tue, 01/08/2019
Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska

From his start in an institutional setting to his forever home in Columbus, Nebraska, Warren has always been the man to do it all – his goals are important to him.

Meeting people, talking and socializing are Warren’s strong suits. He came into Mosaic services in Columbus in 2003 when Bethphage and Martin Luther Homes merged. This was Warren’s chance to meet new people, find amazing friends and be independent – a concept he was finally able to embrace.

Tue, 09/19/2017 to Thu, 10/26/2017
Mosaic in Axtell
Mosaic in Central Nebraska
Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska
Mosaic in Omaha
Mosaic in South Central Nebraska

Courtney Miller, director of the Division of Developmental Disabilities at Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), will travel statewide in September and October on a “Let’s Talk” tour, designed to gain stakeholder input on services provided by the Division of Developmental Disabilities.

All interested persons are encouraged to attend and share their thoughts about what works with the current system, including both community-based services and state-operated facility services and opportunities for improvement. 

Tue, 11/18/2014
Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska

Mosaic has joined #GivingTuesday, an effort to harness the collective power of social media, to give a voice to people with disabilities and encourage others to discover the possibilities Mosaic offers in our community.

What is #GivingTuesday?

Thu, 09/11/2014
Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska

"We do two different things with Mosaic. Twice a week, a person served by Mosaic uses the upstairs to do crafts. Our most recent involvement started early this year. People served by Mosaic come and help fold the weekly bulletins," said Pam, the Administrative Assistant at Mount Olive Lutheran Church.

Tue, 09/02/2014
Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska

All her life Melanie was dismissed as 'just making noise'. While most people dismissed Melanie, Mosaic staff saw her as a person with hopes, dreams, and a life a possibilities. Prior to coming to Mosaic, Melanie didn't speak and had no way of communicating with others.

Mon, 08/25/2014
Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska
“I remember when Mike first came to Mosaic. He was a complete recluse. He would sit in the chair with his head down, just staring at his hands,” said Chris, a Direct Support Manager at Mosaic.
Mon, 08/25/2014
Mosaic in Northeast Nebraska
"We have known each other since we were in high school. We have dated for 20 years," said Cindy, who is served by Mosaic in the Fremont community. This year, Cindy and her boyfriend of 20 years, Matt, fulfilled their dream of being able to have a commitment ceremony.

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