Priest recognized at gala event
The Voice for Children in Nebraska honored Father Val Peter, executive director emeritus of Boys Town, with its lifetime achievement award March 20 at the group's sixth annual fundraising event.
Over the past 20 years, Father Peter and Kathy Bigsby Moore, the founding executive director for Voice for Children in Nebraska, have worked together to address children's issues including health care, child abuse, foster care and adoption.
More than 400 attended the event, which raised more than $70,000. The gala was held at the new Embassy Suites Omaha - La Vista.