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Two Omaha neighborhoods vie for top national spots

Posted at 2:16 PM, May 26, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Two Omaha neighborhoods are finalists for two different top neighborhood awards.

The Benson Plant Rescue is nominated for the Best Neighborhood Program, while the Miller Park-Minne Lusa Neighborhood Association is in the running to win the Neighborhood of the Year Award from Neighborhood USA.

The award for Best Neighborhood Program goes to government or non-profit groups that serve multiple neighborhoods.

Miller Park-Minnes Lusa is also a finalist for Neighborhood USA's Social Revitalization Award for its Trick or Treat on the Boolevard event, which has grown from 200 attendees to 1,800 in the last five years.