Office closed Aug. 28 to remember Kay Appel

The office of Catena Creations will be closed on Aug. 28. We will be attending the memorial service for Kay Appel and assisting her sons, Jake Hammel and Aaron Hammel, with the arrangements.

Obituary: Kay Francis Appel

kay-appelKay Appel – beloved mother, daughter, sister, and friend – completed this part of her journey on Thursday, August 14, 2014 after a two-year battle with cancer. She was 60 years old.

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Halloween Candy Buy Back: Treats for Troops

I have been busy planning the second annual Halloween Candy Buy Back for Omaha Emergency Dental. This year’s event is scheduled for 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 at Omaha Emergency Dental’s office on 84th & Center streets.

We will be buying candy back from trick-or-treaters for $1 a pound, up to 5 pounds of candy. We’ll also give everyone a free toothbrush.

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Halloween candy buy back a success

Thanks to all the kids and parents who came by Omaha Emergency Dental on Monday, Nov. 1 for the Halloween Candy buy back, sponsored by Michael Obeng, DDS. We paid out $95 and gave toothbrushes to kids who brought in their treats and sold them for $1 a pound.

But the fun wasn’t limited to the kids. Throughout the day, adults stopped by the office at 84th and Center streets to drop off their candy just so the troops could have more treats. That added another 36 pounds of candy, bringing the total to about 131 pounds.

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