Wal-Mart celebrated the grand opening of a new neighborhood market in Omaha Friday by donating a $2,500 check to the Omaha Police Department. Sgt. Steve Worley says the money is slated for a new narcotics detection dog. Sgt. Worley says since the K-9 Unit started in 1996 more than $32-million worth of drugs has been taken off Omaha streets.
The Food Bank of the Heartland picked up a $112,000 donation Friday morning from Wal-Mart. Food Bank spokesman Brian Barks says they plan to put that donation to very good use. They plan to use the money to purchase a bar-coding system for their warehouse so they can move through inventory faster and help with inventory management. The Food Bank of the Heartland that supplies food pantries throughout Nebraska and western Iowa.
Wal-Mart opened their new neighborhood market on West Maple Road.