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Leadership Mitchell County Postpones 2020 Community Service Award Recipient Banquet

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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications.After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations.In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.

The Leadership Mitchell County Board has decided to postpone the upcoming 2020 Mitchell County Community Service Award banquet in honor of John and Pat Cashatt. Due to the current environment and the best safety and health practices for all, LMC has decided to postpone the banquet event originally planned for Saturday, August 1st at the NCK Technical College conference room.

At this time, the LMC Community Service Award committee hopes to reschedule the event to celebrate the Cashatt’s and all that they have done for our community and region. Future information for this event will be distributed throughout local area news media and via social media through the Leadership Mitchell County Facebook page.

The event’s honorarium donation efforts will continue at this time and be awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Cashatt. John & Pat have elected to help support Solomon Valley Transportation and the Perdue Hospitality Home. Individuals and businesses can donate to the honorarium. Please contact Curt Frasier for donation details at 785-738-5723.

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