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Dec 12, 2012

Omaha Beef Changes Hands

New ownership - New Arena - New League

12/04/12

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OMAHA, NE: The Omaha Beef Indoor Football Team have announced a new ownership group that will oversee team operations in 2013 and beyond. Cornhusker Beef, has purchased the assets of the Omaha Beef. A press conference will be held Thursday, December 6th at 2:00 p.m. at the Ralston Arena to introduce the new owners and coaches. Season tickets and sponsorship package will also be available.

The ownership group of Rich Tokheim, along with Gerard Daly and Jim Tokheim, will administer day-to-day operations of the Beef, effective immediately. Rich Tokheim is a local businessman and proprietor of The Dugout and Husker Express fan apparel shops. Both he and his brother, Jim Tokheim, have been active in the Omaha sports community for many years. Gerard Daly specializes in commercial real estate acquisitions for CBRE. As a life-long resident and retired volunteer firefighter for the city of Ralston, Daly has strong ties to the community and to the success of the Ralston Arena.

“We are excited to take control of the Beef, and look forward to providing the community with affordable, family fun at the Ralston Arena,” said Tokheim. “With our additional new store at the Ralston Arena The Dugout and Husker Express and with make a great partnership with the Omaha Beef”

The Beef are also excited to bring back a group of veteran’s coaches off of last year’s coaching staff. A formal announcement will be made in the coming days introducing this year’s coaches. In addition, key administrative staff remains in place and will provide a seamless transition to the team’s new home in the Ralston Arena.

The Beef have released their 2013 Schedule and have six regular season home games and one preseason game. The new ownership group is working hard this offseason to build business and community relationships that will endure for years to come. Season ticket plans will be available this week.

Visit http://www.beeffootball.com for information on the Beef all offseason long, “Like” us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @TheOmahaBeef.

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