LINCOLN– The Nebraska Diplomats honored the chief executive officer of a Hastings company with the organization’s top ambassador award, Wednesday night.
The Diplomats recognized Jack Schreiner, of Bruckman Rubber Company, in Hastings….for forty years of promoting his community and the state. Bruckman Rubber Company began in 1961, specializing in custom rubber molding and rubber to metal bonding.
This past year during regional events, the Diplomats named Beatrice, Wayne, Broken Bow and Fremont as its Communities of the Year.
In the southeast area of the state, Rare Earth Salts of Beatrice was recognized as Innovator of the Year.
About 250 people attended Wednesday night’s annual Nebraska Diplomats Banquet, held at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, in Lincoln.