OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Cardboard cutouts replaced the nearly 90,000 fans that annually pack Memorial Stadium during the 2020 football season.
Come February, stadium staff will be ready to get the cutouts off their hands. Fans who wish to keep their cutout have until January 30 to retrieve them from the team store at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln.
But those that go unclaimed won’t go to waste. Instead, they’ll go to the non-profit Made New Makerspace in Millard, which upcycled campaign yard signs following Election Day.
“We had an incredible turnout we actually, we have plenty leftover from that campaign,” Jim Clemens said. “What we’re receiving from the Cornhuskers, we’ll be able to finish up this competition and really make some good use out of it.”
The cutouts are actually made of coroplast, and that material can go a long way for this non-profit. Their competition is…