About Us

As the owner of Millard Plaza Ballroom I treat each event as if it were my own. I understand the need to stay within a budget, and how to get the most for your money . . . and still have an elegant appearance! My staff and I pay extremely close attention to the details so you can relax and enjoy your event. Ms. Hankins is a Board Member of the Millard Business Association and currently serves as President and on the Board of Directors. In 2006, Millard Plaza Ballroom won the "Small Business of the Year" award from the MBA. For the second year in a row, Millard Plaza Ballroom has been awarded the 2010 Bride's Choice Award from WeddingWire.com. Visit their website to read more testimonials and be sure to view our testimonials below!

Also on WeddingWire.com, Millard Plaza Ballroom has also received several great reviews from past couples. Click here to read them!


Millard Business Association Western Douglas County Chamber of Commerce
Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce
Omaha Chamber of Commerce
National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) -
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Midwest Bridal Association - Charter Member MomentVille - Approved Vendor



I cannot say enough wonderful things about Millard Plaza Ballroom. Our event was 3/26/11 and we were so pleased with everything Dee and her crew went out of their way to do for us. We had nothing to worry about and we were able to enjoy our evening. Dee helped plan everything from working with vendors right down to making the venue decorated in our colors even better than we could have imagined.

We got many, many compliments from our guests about how great the food tasted, how beautiful the ballroom looked and how helpful and polite the staff was! Please take MPB into consideration for your event. We are SO thankful we did : )

Elysia B.


I can't even begin to tell you how many people have complimented you on the food! My brother-in-law from out of town said it was the best meal he's ever had. It really was wonderful and I thank you for making this so easy for me. It was so beautiful in the ballroom on Friday night . . . it was a perfect night!

Thanks for making it that way for us.

Sandi E.

Hello Dee,I just wanted to drop you a note and say thanks for the great job at the wedding. I heard lots of good remarks about the food, just as you had said we would. You made the reception as "stress-less" as it could have been, which is exactly what I was looking for. Also, thanks for the suggestion of James Cloyd at Complete Music, you both did a great job in making our wedding reception run as smoothly as possible and provided us and our guests a great time.


Kalee G.

Hi Dee:
Thank you for the wonderful reception our family and friends were blessed with. Your staff and establishment were superb! Thank you!

Pat L.

Hello Dee,
I wanted to thank you for making Britt's day so beautiful. Only special people who care about others can do that.

The ballroom was beautiful and the meal could not have been better. It was a difficult day for me -- but you helped make it great for my family and me.

Thanks much,

Ken (father of the bride).


Thank you again sooo much for everything. It was such a wonderful evening. Your staff was very professional and the food was fantastic. Didn't hear ONE bad word about it :)

I will definitely recommend your services to others!

Mary Rankin
Your Personal Consultant

Dear Dee,

I would like to thank you and your staff for everything you have all done to make Chris's graduation party a great success. The food was just excellent and so was the presentation of the buffet. All of our guests enjoyed themselves as well as the food and music.

Thank you again,


Jim & Debra B. (Chris' parents)

This venue is absolutely beautiful and the food is awesome and at great prices. Dee, the owner, takes care of every detail so you spend your time enjoying your event. Tucked away in the heart of Millard this place is a hidden diamond. We had so many compliments on it and others who are looking at booking their event here.

As soon as you walk through the doors you are amazed by the beauty of the lights and the ambiance. They took care of every detail down to boxing up all of the photos, guest book, cameras and extra favors. I can’t say enough to tell you how wonderful this place is!

Hi Dee,

I just want to thank you so much for all you did at our reception Saturday night (October 10th). The hall looked amazing and everything ran so smoothly that Brian and I were able to just enjoy each other and our special evening! We’ve gotten so many compliments from our guests on how wonderful everything was and that the food was the best they have ever had at a reception – everyone LOVED it!

You and your awesome staff really know what you’re doing and I will certainly recommend Millard Plaza Ballroom to anyone and everyone I know who is in search of a venue for their special evening!

Please pass along to your staff our deepest gratitude for a job well done! They were responsible for a night we will never forget!

With our Best Wishes for your continued success,

Brian and Lisa Oxley