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River Valley Extension To Feature Program On Overcoming Depression

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River Valley Extension District will feature a program in Belleville Monday evening, focusing on overcoming depression.

Mark Potter, former head basketball coach, teacher, husband and father will share his story on overcoming severe depression during the height of his basketball coaching career, providing strategies for health and wellness. His wife will share her role as a caregiver and address what you can do to help someone you love.

Caregivers are encouraged to bring family members and friends dealing with depression.

The meeting is Monday, November 18th at 6:30 p.m. In the Blair Theater (1310 19th Street, Belleville). This event is free, and all ages are welcome. For details contact the River Valley Extension District office at (785) 527-5084.

Derek Nester
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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