COVID-19

In response to this time of crisis, and given the closure of long-term care facilities to outside visitors, Merrymakers Association is:

Providing video shows to facilities for residents confined to their rooms

Providing outdoor shows where possible

Continuing to support its independently contracted professional musicians


At Merrymakers Association, our efforts to make a positive impact on the lives of seniors in long-term care make a meaningful impact on the community. We hope to continue providing these shows during the lockdown period, and your generous donations will make that possible.

Thank you!


Sandy Lemke, Executive Director

Songs and Suds 2019

July 18, 2019 – July 18, 2019

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Description:

Songs and Suds is a fun karaoke-themed event at Pitch West benefiting the Merrymakers Association. Your support of this event directly helps us maintain and expand our mission to provide free musical entertainment to senior communities throughout Nebraska and in western and central Iowa. Tickets include hors d’oeuvres and open bar. Underwriting support provided by Pinnacle Bank, Health Care Information Systems and Cindy Heider.

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Toast of Eldora and Jack Vetter

November 14, 2019 – November 14, 2019

1502 Cuming St.

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Description:

Join us for an evening of toasting two celebrated community leaders! Eldora and Jack are the founders of Vetter Senior Living.  Humorous emcee Mary Maxwell will lead the evening, starting with a cocktail hour and live entertainment by Merrymakers musicians.   Following the program will be the Adopt-A-Home Auction to support monthly professional musical entertainment to facilities across Nebraska and in western and central Iowa.

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Songs and Suds 2018

July 19, 2018 – July 19, 2018

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Description:

Songs and Suds is a fun karaoke-themed event at Pitch West benefiting the Merrymakers Association. Your support of this event directly helps us maintain and expand our mission to provide free musical entertainment to senior communities throughout Nebraska and in western and central Iowa. Tickets include food and drink. Attend and meet some of our talented Merrymakers performers!

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Toast to Hal Daub

November 9, 2017 – November 9, 2017

1502 Cuming St.

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Description:

Join us in honoring former U.S. Congressman, Omaha Mayor and current University of Nebraska Regent Hal Daub! Enjoy cocktails, the Merrymakers musicians, emcee Mary Maxwell and a program of toasting Hal by his good friends! All this while supporting Merrymakers Association. When you support Merrymakers, you support live music, seniors, and life in your community!

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Staff Update

We are writing to announce that Patti Craig is no longer with Merrymakers Association.  We thank Patti for her years of service and we wish her the best in her future endeavors.  We are excited to announce that Sandy Lemke will be serving as our interim Executive Director!  If you have additional questions, please contact Board President Dave Mayer at dmayer@ddlawgroup.com or Sandy at sandy@merrymakers.org