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Omaha Westside Kiwanis News March 28, 2018

Olive Garden Restaurant, 75th and Dodge, Wednesday, March 28, 2018      

President Cindy Cone presided, Glen Fineman started the Pledge, Valerie Stoj...

lead the patriotic song and Barbara St.John gave the invocation.

Next Board Meeting: Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 pm at OWH Distribution Center, 118th and Stonegate Drive. Agenda: Establishing slate of officers to be read twice before vote during month of April.

Interclub: Cindy Cone, Bruce Moulton and John Seigel attended the Omaha Diamond K Club’s meeting. The program was about refurbished one-room school houses in Nebraska.

Drawing and Happy Bucks: Ralph Peppard drew the 10 of Clubs, laving cash for someone else to win. Ralph also collected many Happy Bucks.

Upcoming Programs: To be introduced by Jack Jackson.

April 4: Jeff Barnes about his book of 150 Nebraska Landmark Buildings at the State’s Sesquicentennial.

April 11: Amie Melton, Omaha City Council Woman to review high priority City issues. Please bring guests to fill up the room.

April 18: Scholarship Presentations.

April 25: Amy Ryan, Benson Theater.

Today’s Speaker: After giving a brief background about his educational and business experience, retired Real Estate Broker John Seigel gave an update of the Omaha Area Residential Real Estate Market partly based on a recent presentation by Appraiser Gregg Mitchell to Omaha Realtors. He also shared some experience about value increases and assessments of some specific properties he was familiar with. His conclusion was that real estate continues to be an excellent long term investment, especially with an average of about 4% annual increase of sale prices over the last 45 years, protecting the investment from losing value because of inflation, while it is enjoyed as a place to live and with only a small down payment.

Submitted by John Seigel

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