DECEMBER 2013
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A message from our President
Jim Hegarty

It has a very busy time for your BBB over the past few months. We held document shredding events in several locations for consumers and small businesses, and we had a great response to our seminars on the Health Care Reform Act MORE


BBB Foundation honors integrity

The Better Business Bureau Foundation annually presents the BBB Integrity Award to organizations in its service area whose business practices and related activities exemplify the BBB’s mission “to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust.”

Integrity Awards Event

BBB Lincoln Office MovesBBB Lincoln office moves to a new location

After having its office at 36th and O Streets for 21 years, the Lincoln Better Business Bureau (BBB) has moved to the 44 Corporate Place Building located at 300 North 44th Street, Suite #100, Lincoln, Nebraska 68503. MORE


BBB Senior LineBBB Senior Line has a new addition – “Scam of the month”

In November, 2009, the Foundation of the Better Business Bureau established a toll-free phone line called BBB Senior Line – 877-637-3334. It is a dedicated line which is a safe place for seniors, their care givers, family members or concerned adults. MORE


Panel discussions held to answer health care questions

Although Washington’s announcement to delay implementation of the Affordable Health Care Act “Obamacare,” gives businesses more time to prepare for the impending changes ahead. “Businesses need to understand that this does not mean they are off the hook,” MORE


Cyber security reality check – What businesses need to know now!

As part of national Cyber Security Awareness month in October, the BBB Foundation sponsored free Cyber Security Reality Check Programs for Accredited Businesses in Omaha NE, Lincoln NE and Sioux Falls SD. MORE


BBB Secure Your ID EventsBBB Secure Your ID events help thousands

Identity theft is an enormous problem, and over half of its victims can trace the theft to something that was stolen from their possession. So the first rule is: If you don’t need it, shred it – responsibly. MORE


BBB website delayedLaunch of new BBB website delayed for testing

The BBB system will soon be inaugurating a new website with an updated, design. BBB representatives from across the country have worked for over a year on its creation, MORE

 

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