Chapel Fundraiser to be held at The Beercade

Posted on: July 30, 2015

Maple Crest Healthcare Center, a not-for-profit healthcare center located in the Historic Benson neighborhood of Omaha, is hosting a fundraising event Thursday, August 13, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at The Beercade, 6104 Maple St. Omaha, NE 68105. The funds raised at the event will go toward the Maple Crest Chapel Restoration Project. Local businesses have rallied around to support the event and Maple Crest hopes to sell as many as 200 tickets.

The event will be hosted by the Beercade, a local Benson tap house with and extensive collection of classic arcades and pinball games. Infusion Brewing, a popular Benson neighborhood craft brewer, is donating one of their most popular craft brews for the event. Tickets are $10 (two sessions 5:00 – 7:00 or 7:00-9:00). Attendees receive their first beverage free, then are able to play their favorite vintage arcade games at no charge.  

Barb Reyes, Maple Crest Community Relations Director, is on the forefront of the fundraising effort, “As we reach out to the Benson community we have encountered a great deal of support for Maple Crest and interest in the Chapel Project. It is our hope that this is just the first of many successful events that will lead to the restoration of our Chapel.”

Maple Crest Administrator John Tanner states, “The redevelopment taking place is truly transformational, from new resident and rehab rooms to the dining and memory care, everything is new. The Chapel plays a vital role in our community and with this fundraising effort we hope and to generate the funds necessary to continue to restore and enhance the community and enrich the lives of residents.

With this fundraising effort, in addition to the on-going improvement the community, Maple Crest continues to live their mission, creating health Christian communities that empower older adults by providing choices for housing, service and technology that enrich body mind and spirit

Join Us
If you would like to buy tickets for the event contact Barb Reyes at Maple Crest 402-551-2110 or breyes@abhomes.org

Special Thank You:

Maple Crest would like to say “Thank You” to the Beercade for donating the use of their events room and staff for the event. For more information visit, thebeercade.com

Maple Crest would also like to say “Thank You” to Infusion Brewing Company for donating their craft brew for this event. For more information visit, infusionbrewing.com

For complete information, you can download the event flyer here.