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Monday, December 6, 2021

Final Weekend For January Showcase At Lee Dam Center

This is the final weekend for the January showcase at the Lee Dam Arts Center in Marysville. The Purple Ribbon Exhibition features local artwork that received Grand Champion awards at last summer’s Marshall County Fair. Participating in the exhibit are Dustin Denton, Wesley Denton, and Abigail Steinfort, Wide Awake; Nick Frese, Kayla Glore, Sunflower; Catherine Kee, Work to Win; Maria Mason, Maya Mason, Bremen Hustlers.

The exhibition closes Sunday, January 28th. The art center is open Thursdays from 4:00-6:00 p.m.; Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; and Sundays from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

The event is hosted by the Marshall County Arts Cooperative, which will host their annual musical fundraiser this weekend. A 7-member ensemble, and 9-member band of local performers will present Something To Talk About Saturday evening at 7, with a Sunday matinee at 2 at the Marysville American Legion.

Advance tickets are $10, and available at the Marysville Chamber of Commerce. $15 tickets will be sold at the door. For details go online to marshallcountyarts.org.

Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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