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The working title for this book was “100 years, 100 stories.” As people were interviewed,
however, there was a common theme that revolved around the call to serve. It was in the hearts
of the founders and in the hearts of many people who followed in their footsteps. The working
title faded away.
Divided into sections by decades, the two-page spreads in each section share a story of someone
associated with Mosaic. They also feature a story about Mosaic’s history or about Mosaic’s
mission, and a timeline entry about developments in Mosaic’s history.

Published by Mosaic, 4980 S 118th St, Omaha, NE 68137-2200 877.366.7242
All Rights Reserved

This book is not intended to be a thorough history, nor an exhaustive overview of Mosaic. The
book’s intent is to share stories about the people and ideas that drive Mosaic – stories and
memories from people served, staff members, volunteers and donors. They have sustained this
mission for 100 years. They will shape its future.

Copyright © 2013 Mosaic

Readers should be aware that some stories contain direct quotes from historical documents
which use words that would not be used today. Those few examples highlight the growth in
understanding and respect over the decades since Mosaic began.

No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form
or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without prior
consent from Mosaic.

This is only a small selection of the thousands of Mosaic stories that could be told. Every day,
new stories unfold. As Mosaic enters its second century, others will hear the call to serve, step
forward, and find their place among this cadre of remarkable people.

First Edition
Printed in the United States of America by Taylor Specialty Books.

Editor: Randall Donner

Randall Donner
Connie Russell

Nicole Eilers
Jayne Schram

Teresa Evers
Brenda Sims

Kristine Gerber
Brenda Solomon

Stacie Hamel
Jeffrey Spencer

Davina Leezer
Donna Werner

Bernadette Martin

Graphic design:

Phelan Fujan
Ed McCollum