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The Singing Cowboy Coming To The Kloppenberg Center

Richard Schmidt, known as the singing cowboy of Southeast Nebraska, frequently entertains residents of nursing homes and care centers, including Hanover Hospital. In September he will be appearing at the Hanover Kloppenberg Senior Center for songs and fun. Richard says he “twangs his guitar and tries his best to recreate the old cowboy singers of yester-year, sometimes succeeding.”

The program is free to the public and begins 11:15 a.m. on Friday, September 10th, at the Kloppenberg Center. If you plan to stay for the noon meal, call the Kloppenberg Center in Hanover, Kansas (785-337-2521) by 2:00 p.m. the day before, or Elvira at 337-2735 by 8:00 a.m. Friday.

About Derek Nester

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 Communication. 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. 6 radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production assistant for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on 69 radio stations across 9 Midwest states.