SENTC Partnership

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Carolyn Gigstad - SENC President

The Southeast Nebraska Tourism Council is committed to promoting and developing regional tourism in Southeast Nebraska through a strong presence in print, on the Internet, and at trade shows. SENTC’s goal is to attract more tourists to the southeast region of Nebraska, lengthen their stay, and increase their spending. Your support through partnership with the organization makes everything we do possible. Our members are the foundation of our success, and all of us working together to build our region into a tourism destination will not only benefit our generation but generations to come. To accomplish this, we need your help.

Carolyn Gigstad SENTC President (pictured)

 

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Participating Counties

Cass, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, Sarpy, and Thayer counties.

Officers and County Representatives

A list of the SENTC officers and county representatives appears below.

Partnership Form

Download the 2018 Membership Letter and Form, which describe the membership levels and benefits available.

Partnership Benefits

SENTC’s regional marketing benefits all of Southeast Nebraska. For direct benefits at each Partner Level, download Benefits at a Glance (coming soon).

2017 SENTC Partners/Members

 

$250 Promotional Partners

 

MRB-Lewis & Clark Center (2017 & 2018 Partner)
Nebraska City, NE 68420 ~ 402-874-9900 ~ mrb-lewisandclarkcenter.org

Providing unique experiences to approximately 10,000 visitors each year. Opportunities to rediscover the wonders of nature while “walking in the footsteps” of Lewis & Clark along the 2.5 miles of trails.

Exterior exhibits include a 55-foot long keel boat, a Native American earth lodge, and a river overlook platform. Interactive exhibits inside the 12,000 square foot three-story building provide unique historic, scientific, cultural, recreational, and educational experiences to visitors with a wide range of interests and backgrounds. Students learn about the items that Lewis & Clark discovered and documented using President Thomas Jefferson’s methods of observation and discovery.

La Fiesta Mexican Grill (2017 & 2018 Partner) 
1516 Stone St, Falls City, NE 68048 ~ 402-245-4400

La Fiesta Mexican Grill, at 402 Chicago in Plattsmouth, NE, offers great food at reasonable prices.


$100 Partners

 

Antiques Paradise ~ 827 W Court, Beatrice, NE ~ 402-223-0121 (2018 Partner)
Our store has thousands of items for sale. Antiques Paradise features over 5,500 square feet of store space and more than 40 vendors of quality antiques and collectibles. Antiques never go out of style. They only get better with age!

Brownville Fine Arts Association ~ PO Box 4, Brownville, NE 68305 ~ 402-274-4146
The BFAA strives to promote the visual and performing arts. We also recognize the gratifing beauty in nature and the outdoors. We endeavor to maintain a place for those who wish to develop the creative process, expand aesthetic appreciation, and derive new meaning and understanding from the arts and nature. (2017 Partner)

Crete Chamber of Commerce ~ PO Box 465, Crete, NE 68333
The Crete Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 2nd Annual “Great Pumpkin Festival” on Sunday, October 7, 2018, on Main Street in Downtown Crete, Nebraska. A day of autumn fun is filled with hayrack rides, carnival games, food court, live entertainment, and more. It’s a festival the whole family will enjoy! (2017 Partner)

Deer Creek Sodbusters ~ 72973 610 Ave, Sterling, NE 68443 ~ 402-239-2307
Deer Creek Sodbusters’ 36th annual antique machinery show on Sunday, August 12, 2018. 4-1/2 miles south of Sterling, NE. Dedicated to the preservation of agricultural heritage of Southeast Nebraska. (2017 & 2018 Partner)

Fairways Restaurant at Lake Ridge Golf Course1536 County Club Circle, Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Clubhouse with full restaurant and lounge. A vast selection of entrees, sandwiches, and appetizers. Enjoy the scenic view of the golf course from the deck while dining. Able to serve large group parties! Visit the lounge: large TVs and Keno. (2017 & 2018 Partner)

Gandy House Bed and Breakfast~ 715 5th St, Humboldt, NE 68376 ~ 402-862-3278
Duaine and Sandy Stalder invite you one block north of Humboldt’s Historic City Square to their delightful two-story Arts and Crafts house built in the 1890s. Relax with a large sunroom, front porch, or by the native stone wood fireplace. Antique lighting fixtures and dark woodwork featured throughout the house, and Wifi. (2017 & 2018 Partner)

Homestead National Monument ~ 8523 West State Hwy 4, Beatrice, NE 68310 ~ 402-223-3514
The National Park Service site commemorates the Homestead Act of 1862. Homestead National Monument of America is open daily, except for Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1, and is free to visit. World-class facilities, family interactive museums, historic structures, hiking trails, and picnic areas are available. (2017 Partner)

Humboldt Shares ~ PO Box 142, Humboldt, NE 68376
Humboldt Shares is an opportunity for a proactive investment in our community. Humboldt Shares is a local effort to pool finances to be utilized to foster economic development. Shares may be purchased for $100, and the proceeds are combined to support economic development and business creation in and around Humboldt, Nebraska. (2017 Partner)

Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project ~ 307 South 7th Street, Wymore, NE 68466 402-432-3656
Great Plains Welsh Heritage Centre is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the contributions of our Welsh pioneers on the North American prairies. Our mission is to bring awareness to local and national groups. Our museum is home to professionally produced displays, artifacts, and an auditorium for viewing Welsh films with a state-of-the-art archive addition. (2017 & 2018 Partner)

Nebraska Czechs of Wilber ~ PO Box 652, Wilber, NE 68465 402-821-3233
The Nebraska Czechs of Wilber organization was formed in 1962 to perpetuate the Czech heritage and culture, develop tourism, and boost the economy of Wilber. On July 17, 1963, Wilber was proclaimed Czech Capital of Nebraska.” On July in 1987, Wilber was proclaimed “Czech Capital of the U.S.A.” The Wilber Czech Festival has been continuous for 57 years. Over 1,000 volunteers make this happen. (2017 & 2018 Partner)

Pawnee City Chamber of Commerce ~ PO Box 6, Pawnee City, NE 68420
The Pawnee City Chamber of Commerce provides leadership that helps stimulate our vibrant local economy, sponsors and organizes events for family fun, and promotes our unique travel and tourist destinations. (2017 Partner)

Pawnee City Historical Society and Museum ~ 1041 5th Street, Pawnee City, NE 68420 402-852-3131
The museum complex has over twenty buildings, including a genealogy resource center, six country schoolhouses, a log cabin, the US Senator Wherry Library, the Whitney barn, and the home of Nebraska’s first governor. Artifacts are on display from all of Pawnee County. Something for everyone — more than 25,000 reasons to visit. (2017 Partner)

Pawnee City Promotional Network ~ 1041 5th St, Pawnee City, NE 68420 ~ 402-852-2444
PCPN has been working to improve Pawnee County by promoting tourism, economic development, historic preservation, cultural events, and educational projects for over 25 years. From grant writing and coordinating multi-county promotions to supporting the local communities, special projects, and nonprofit organizations, PCPN strives to help our neighbors help themselves. (2017 Partner)

Peru Chamber of Commerce ~ PO Box 246, Peru, NE 68421 402-414-0448
Peru Chamber consists of a group of volunteers committed to promoting local businesses and organizations. Volunteers organize annual events such as Old Man River Days to attract visitors and assist in the promotion of local fundraising efforts. (2017 Partner)

River Inn Resort & Spirit of Brownville ~ PO Box 96, Brownville, NE 68321 ~ 402-297-3344
18-room floating Bed & Breakfast. Open year round. Excursion boat. Open April through October. (2017 Partner)

SchillingBridge Winery and Microbrewery ~ 62193 710 Road, Pawnee City, NE 68420 ~ 402-852-2400 (2017 Partner)

Syracuse Area Chamber of Commerce ~ P.O. Box J, Syracuse, NE 68446 ~ 402-525-5131
Welcome to Syracuse, Nebraska! Located in Otoe County, the Syracuse Area Chamber of Commerce is here to promote the businesses of our area. Home of GermanFest, we celebrate this event the 2nd weekend of July. It is a day-long celebration of our German heritage that includes a parade, “veiner” dog races, ribfest, and street dance. Join us in the fun! (2017 Partner)

Wilber Area Chamber of Commerce ~ PO Box 1164, Wilber, NE 68465 ~ wilberchamber@gmail.com
The Wilber Area Chamber of Commerce’s mission, as stated in our bylaws, is to promote and encourage the growth of existing industries and businesses within our footprint while encouraging and assisting any new individuals, firms, or businesses seeking to relocate or gain more exposure in the Wilber area. (2017 Partner)

$50 Members

Arbor Manor Steakhouse & Motel ~ 1617 Central Avenue ~ Auburn, NE 68305 ~ 402-274-3774 (2017 & 2018 Partner)
Brownville Historical Society ~ PO Box 2, Brownville, NE 68321 ~ 402-825-6001 (2018 Partner)
Check-In Motel ~ 2824 N. Old Highway 73, Falls City, NE 68355 ~ 402-245-2433 (2017 & 2018 Partner)
Humboldt Chamber of Commerc
 ~ PO Box 125, Humboldt, NE 68376 ~ 402-862-7001 (2017 Partner)
Kregel Windmill Factory Museum 1416 Central Avenue, PO Box 46, Nebraska City, NE 68410 ~ 402-873-1078 (2017 Partner)
Hebron Chamber of Commerce
~ 329 Lincoln Avenue, Hebron, NE 68370 ~ 402-768-7156 (2017 Partner)
Old West Trails Center ~ 301 Main Street, Odell, NE 58414 ~ 402-766-3700 (2017 Partner)
Otoe County Museum ~ 308 Mohawk, Syracuse, NE 68446 ~ 402-269-2298 (2017 Partner)
Slattery Vintage Estates ~ 8925 Adams St, Nehawka, NE 68413 ~ 402-267-5267 (2017 Partner)
Syracuse Country Club ~ 266 W. 9th Street, Syracuse, NE 68446 ~ 402-269-2924 (2018 Partner)
St. Anthony’s Convent House Bed and Breakfast311 Hickory Street, Steinauer, NE 68441 ~ 402-869-2230 (2017 Partner)
Thayer County Museum & Historical Society ~ 110 9th Street, Belvidere, NE 68315 ~ 402-768-2147 (2017 & 2018 Partner)

Valentinos of Nebraska City ~ 1710 S. 11th Street, Nebraska City, NE 68410 (2017 Partner)
Vision Inn Motel ~ 2621 Harlan Street Hwy 73, Falls City, NE 68355 ~ 402-245-2459 (2017 & 2018 Partner)
Whiskey Run Creek Winery ~ 702 Main/PO Box 97, Brownville, NE 68321 ~ 402-825-4601 (2017 Partner)

$25 Individual Members

Sandi Corbitt-Sears (2017 & 2018 Partner)
Steven Delay (2017 & 2018 Partner)
Gerald & Kathy Hopp (2017 & 2018 Partner)
Rick Yoder (2017 Partner)

Officers & County Representatives

Carolyn Gigstad

SENTC President

Carl Reichart

Cass County Representative

Judy Coe

Johnson County Representative

Sandy Stalder

Richardson County Representative

Sandi Corbitt-Sears

Vice President

Patt Lentfer

Fillmore County Representative

Sonia Kistner

Nemaha County Representative

Tim McDermott

Saline County Representative

Lora Young

SENTC Treasurer

Nolan Fast

Gage County Representative

Carolyn Gigstad

Otoe County Representative

Fred Uhe

Sarpy County Representative

Yvonne Dalluge

SENTC Secretary

Sharon Priefert

Jefferson County Representative

Yvonne Dalluge

Pawnee County Representative

Steven Delay

Thayer County Representative

SENTC BENEFITS

  • Regional Marketing: 95% of SENTC’s budget is earmarked for marketing the region.
  • SENTC Visitor’s Guide: 35,000 printed copies are distributed along I-80 in Nebraska, I-29 in the St. Joseph, MO, area, and on I-70 in Kansas.
  • Top Ranking: The SENTC website is at the top of Google’s search results when you type in “Southeast Nebraska.”
  • Exposure: Our website will ensure your business has greater exposure throughout the region and the world.
  • Trade Shows: Our presence at trade shows allows us to personally educate and invite tourists to our region.
  • Internet Visibility: Members’ attractions, services, events, and communities can be accessed from the SENTC website.
  • Referrals: SENTC partners have the opportunity to build relationships that help cross-sell attractions and businesses in the region.
  • Networking: SENTC partners share ideas and innovative approaches for marketing events, attractions, and businesses by attending monthly meetings

Become a member and help support Southeast Nebraska.