100-YEAR Neighborhood celebration

United Way of the Midlands 100 Year Logo


As United Way of the Midlands celebrates a century of helping others and supporting our metro community – we hope you will join in the celebration by attending one, or all, of our 100th Anniversary special events!

UNITED WAY OF THE MIDLANDS Neighborhood celebration

Saturday, July 22, 2023
10 A.m. – 1 p.m.
werner park

12356 Ballpark way,
Papillion, Nebraska

Join us for a day filled with fun including the following and more:

  • A Community Village featuring area partners providing different services and giveaways
  • A free hot dog, nachos and water for the first 250 attendees
  • Play basketball and wiffle ball located in left-centerfield
  • Run the bases from 10 a.m. – Noon
  • Play at the Centris Family Fun Zone, which includes a jungle gym, inflatables and a carousel
  • Balloon artists and face painting
  • Free photo and United Way of the Midlands magnet frame to the first 500 attendees
  • A coloring station for ages 2-12, with a free box of Girl Scout cookies for completing a coloring sheet (while supplies last)

Celebrate summer and United Way of the Midlands’ 100th Anniversary by attending this free event, generously provided by our sponsors listed below. 

This event will feature family-friendly activities, fun giveaways and a community village where you can learn more about our local partners. Plus, the first 250 attendees will receive a free hot dog, nachos and water!

See below for details on Werner Park’s clear bag policy.

werner park policies:


A bag taken to any ticketed event at Werner Park must be a transparent plastic, vinyl or PVC tote. Bags must be no larger than 16” x 16” x 8”. Guests may also bring small or clutch-sized purses/wallets not exceeding 6.5″ x 6.5″ x 4.5”. Staff members are not allowed to hold or store bags during an event. Staff members are happy to make special accommodations for bags with medical necessity. However, each bag will need to be properly searched by security before entrance.

Fans are not allowed to bring any outside food into Werner Park. However, fans are permitted to bring certain food or drink with them for specific medical conditions and formula for babies.

Werner Park is a smoke-free ballpark (including electronic cigarettes and any other vaporized smoking). Smoking is only allowed in designated areas outside of the ticketed area. Fans wishing to smoke may do so outside of Gate 7 located on the first base side. Fans who fail to comply with the no-smoking policy will be asked to exit the Werner Park grounds.

Check out these photos from our 100-year Celebration Concert!

girl eating a sandwich



Come out with your neighbors, family and friends for one of our 100th Anniversary Celebrations and enjoy family-friendly activities, food, drinks, fun giveaways, a community village and more!

JUNE 17, 2023

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hitchcock Park

4220 Q St.

Omaha, Nebraska

JULY 15, 2023

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

River’s Edge Pavilion

4250 River’s Edge Parkway

Council Bluffs, Iowa

JUNE 24, 2023

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Fontenelle Park

4405 Fontenelle Blvd.

Omaha, Nebraska

JULY 22, 2023

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Werner Baseball Park

12356 Ballpark Way

Papillion, Nebraska

For more information, call 402-342-8232 or email

United Way of the Midlands 100 Year Logo

Thank you to our 100-year anniversary sponsors for their generous support of our celebration activities!


Supporting SPONSORS

American National Bank Logo
Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska logo
CHI Health logo
Children's Hospital and Medical Center logo
Farm Credit Services of America
FNBO logo
KPMG logo
LDM logo
Lincoln Financial Group logo
Lindsay logo
Meta logo
Mutal of Omaha logo
Noddle Companies logo
Scoular logo
Security National Bank logo
Tenaska Logo
Union Pacific Logo
Valmont logo

Special thanks to

Table Sponsor