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Mother of boy who drowned on a mission to provide water safety training

Aspen Drake Seemann Foundation established
Posted: 7:58 AM, May 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-03 23:15:32Z
A mother's journey from loss to mission
A mother's journey from loss to mission

A mother continues to turn her family's heartbreak into her life's mission.

Lisa Seemann's son Aspen tragically drowned in a Waterloo lake  in June 2016.

In the following months, the Seemann's used their story to advocate for water safety training by partnering with Omaha Fire and Rescue through a joint program,  the Aspen and Alley Project , while also creating a foundation in their son's name.

The Aspen Drake Seemann Foundation plans to further honor the memory of the young boy by providing additional life-saving information to families. It will host the inaugural fundraiser Seersucker and Sombreros De Mayo at Champions Run on Friday. 

Proceeds will go towards funding a day of teaching young children how to swim, the Aspen and Alley Project and other safety related training.