Friends Forever

They are the first to lend a hand, but their real strength is getting others to help out, too!

Friends Forever

Friends Forever is the support guild for the Nebraska Humane Society. Members believe passionately in the mission of the Nebraska Humane Society and are truly "forever friends" of homeless animals. Friends Forever supports the Nebraska Humane Society through volunteerism, fundraising and the promotion of community awareness.

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Mission Statement

The Mission of Friends Forever is to promote the general welfare of companion animals and to enhance the bond of caring between companion animals and humans. Friends Forever supports the Nebraska Humane Society by making life better for companion animals through fundraising, public education and awareness.

Benefits of your Friends Forever membership

  • Friends Forever Membership Directory
  • Tail’s Tales Newsletter
  • Invitations to Special Events
  • Special Volunteer Opportunities
  • 100% of your membership dues are tax-deductible

Friends Forever Executive Committee

  • President – Krystal Talha
  • President elect - Gail Dwyer
  • Treasurer – Elisa Blazek
  • Vice President of Arrangements – Sarah Reeve
  • Vice President of Education and Outreach – Judy Janing
  • Vice President of Membership – Nancy Pflug
  • Vice President of Communications – Rachael Menichetti
  • Recording Secretary – Adria Peterson
  • Corresponding Secretary – Johanna Lyon
  • Long-Range Planning - Sara Olson
  • Advisor – Chris Olson
  • Whine Fest - Jennifer Taylor
  • Black Tie and Tails - Leigh Brassette, Taylor Cochrane

Friends Forever Board


  • Becky Beitenman
  • Lori Belford
  • Marcie Bergquist
  • Elisa Blazek
  • Leigh Brassette
  • Denae Brazda
  • Nancy Bronner
  • Julia Brehmer
  • Chrissy Cacioppo
  • Mandi Chaplin
  • Ali Circo
  • Taylor Cochrane
  • Jodi Colwell
  • Jessica Cooper
  • Susie Dunn
  • Gail Dwyer
  • Kathy Gross
  • Jane Hamer
  • Lisa Jackson
  • Judy Janing

  • Lindi Janulewicz
  • Jackie Kesterson
  • Johanna Lyon
  • Rachael Menichetti
  • Bev Muffly
  • Jessica Muffly
  • Tina Nelson
  • Christine Olson
  • Sara Olson
  • Adria Peterson
  • Nancy Pflug
  • Sarah Reeve
  • Kathryn Schapper
  • Chelsey Scholz
  • Laura Simpkins
  • Krystal Talha
  • Jennifer Taylor