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Public Affairs: Flint Hills Frontiers

Scott More and Jeff Adams were our guests on the KNDY Public Affairs program then past two weeks to discuss the Flint Hills Frontier Vision Meetings held in Marysville and Waterville in February & March. Get the complete two-part interview below.

About Flint Hills Frontiers

Flint Hills Frontiers is an opportunity to come together and explore the future of our homeland. The Flint Hills cross political and social boundaries and is an ecoregion that encompasses 19 counties in Kansas and Oklahoma. Flint Hills Frontiers provides a platform and an opportunity, over the next three years, for the people of this region to establish their vision and choose their path forward. Participation will give you and your organization a voice in the outcomes, a chance to gain an intimate understanding of the region’s strengths and needs, and access to new tools for evaluating investments and measuring progress on regional goals. Involvement may even pave the way towards increased funding opportunities for your community as it becomes a more integrated part of the regional vision for increased health and vibrancy. Please be a part of this important work!

Website: http://www.flinthillsfrontiers.org

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.