All members are welcome to enjoy our interest groups or “sub-clubs,” although clubs may require reservations and/or additional payment. Please contact the sub-club leader for information on participating.
Our Interest Groups
Leader: Sally Bunnell
Our bingo club meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, providing an hour of bingo to Eastern Nebraska Veterans Home residents. Members call the games, check cards and hand out prizes. We also assist those who need extra help marking numbers.
Board Game Club
Leader: Tina Anderson
Our board game club meets monthly to play games and socialize. Our members have a wide variety of interests and we love trying games we haven’t played before. We welcome gamers of all levels as well as spectators.
Leader: Jamie Moore
Our book club meets on the second Wednesday of the month, reading a new title each month based on member input. Previous book club selections include Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, Summer’s Child by Diane Chamberlain and Becoming by Michelle Obama.
Our coffee club meets monthly, usually on a Monday or Tuesday, exploring the different coffee shops that Omaha has to offer. We aim to support local businesses and have visited places like veteran owned Hard Bean in La Vista and Green Bean Coffee in Millard.
Play Date Club
Leader: Jaclyn Ramirez
Our play date club meets once a month at various local parks and other locations around town. Previous activities included hiking at Fontanelle Forest, berry picking, splash pads and a visit to Offutt Fire and Rescue.
Leader: Molly Phillips
Our quilting club meets on the third Thursday of the month. In addition to working on personal projects, each year our quilters create a patriotic themed quilt that is raffled at the OESC Holiday Bazaar, our largest fundraiser of the year.
Our wine club meets once a month, rotating between member’s homes and local hot spots. Previous Wine Club nights have included a mystery tasting, holiday craft and nacho bar. Contact President Jamie Schneider if you want to be the wine club leader or host a future wine night.
Previous interest groups include “Biggest Loser” club, game club, gun club and walking club. Interest groups dissolve once the activity has concluded or there is no longer enough interest to continue regular meetings.
Any member in good standing may start an additional interest group, as long as it is in good taste and does not conflict with our bylaws or governing policies.