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September 11, 2019

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Northeast Serves: Day of Service
Northeast Serves a Day of Service Projects- stop by for 15-20 minutes and complete 3 out of 6 service projects for our local community.  The first 250 student/faculty/staff to complete the projects will receive a Northeast Serves t-shirt.  Paradise courtyard.  Rain location- LLC
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Visiting Writers Series - Mark Sanders, Poet
This event is free and open to the public. Parental discretion is advised. Some adult language may be used.

Mark Sanders recently won the Western Heritage Award for Landscapes, with Horses, Outstanding Book of Poetry for 2019 from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.  He is a poet, creative essayist, fiction writer, and literary critic, with more than 500 publications appearing in journals in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, and Canada.  His short story, “Why Guineas Fly,” was selected as one of 100 outstanding short stories for 2007 by Stephen King in Best American Short Stories; his essay, “Homecoming Parade,” was selected as one of the outstanding works of the year in the 2016 edition of Best American Essays.  And The Weight of the Weather won the 2018 Nebraska Book Award in the biography category, and A Sandhills Reader won the 2016 Nebraska Book Award for an anthology. His newest collection of poetry is In a Good Time, which Wayne State College Press is publishing Fall 2019.

Sanders is the long-time editor of Sandhills Press, a small, independent press which he started in his  hometown in Ord, Nebraska in 1979.  For his work in promoting the poetry of emerging and established Nebraska writers, he won the Mildred Bennett Award from the Nebraska Center for the Book in 2007 for fostering Nebraska’s literary heritage. 


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wacky Wednesday- Mentalist Zak Mirzadeh
Free with current Northeast ID or $5 for guests
7:00 PM Women's Volleyball
Women's Volleyball vs Southeastern Community College @ 7:00 pm in the Cox Activity Center in Norfolk, NE

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