The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Nursing: Adrian Tasa

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, August 2019 Adrian Tasa, RN, BSN, OCN, oncology nurse navigator at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH), knew nursing was the job for her since she was a kid. “I grew up looking up to my aunt,… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Nursing: Adrian Tasa

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Joan Plummer

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, July 2019 Joan Plummer, RD, LMNT, CDE, was in high school when her father was asked to make some changes to his diet because he had high cholesterol. This, and Plummer’s love of cooking and… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Joan Plummer

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Dorothy Bybee

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, July 2019 Dorothy Bybee has always been drawn to nursing because she likes how it blends science with the art of caring. That’s why she planned on going into the career after high school but… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Dorothy Bybee

Nightlife review: Lincoln’s White Elm Brewing Company is a welcoming, dog-friendly environment

By Ashley Strehle Hartman / World-Herald correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, July 24, 2019  White Elm Brewing Company Where: 720 Van Dorn St., Lincoln Hours: 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, 4 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 3 p.m. to midnight Friday, noon to midnight Saturday, 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday Info: 402-261-6078 or whiteelmbrewing.com *** I’m… Continue reading Nightlife review: Lincoln’s White Elm Brewing Company is a welcoming, dog-friendly environment

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Julie Vance

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, July 2019 Over the years, Julie Vance has served in a variety of positions in health care and she currently serves in many roles at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH). Since 2011, Vance has served as… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Julie Vance

Nightlife review: Cut Spike Distillery bolsters craft drink options in La Vista

By Ashley Strehle Hartman / World-Herald correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, June 25, 2019   Cut Spike Distillery Where: 11941 Centennial Road, Suite 1, La Vista Hours: 4 to 10 p.m., Monday to Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday; Closed Sunday Info: 402-763-8868 or www.cutspike.com *** At my core, I’m a beer gal. But every once in… Continue reading Nightlife review: Cut Spike Distillery bolsters craft drink options in La Vista

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Zachary Kavan

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, June 2019 Zachary Kavan didn’t plan on a career in health care even though it ran in the family. “My mother, sister and brother are all involved in health care on the clinical side, so… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Zachary Kavan