October 27, 2010
LINCOLN, NE — Congressman Jeff Fortenberry will meet with constituents throughout northeast Nebraska Thursday and Friday, October 21 and 22.
A listing of the Congressman’s schedule follows. Members of the media are welcome to attend any of the following events.
Thursday, October 21
Address Leadership Dakota County Class
South Sioux City, City Offices
1615 1st Avenue
South Sioux City, NE
Leadership Dakota County, an organization co-sponsored by the South Sioux City Chamber of Commerce and Northeast Community College, helps to identify and recruit emerging business and community leaders to develop and enhance their leadership skills.
Groundbreaking Ceremony for the “Sustainable Energy Options for Rural Nebraska” Project
Haskell Agricultural Laboratory, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, UNL
57905 866th Road
The Sustainable Energy Options for Rural Nebraska project seeks to establish small-scale renewable energy systems for farmers, small businesses, and families in rural America. The project is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Friday, October 22
Review College of Nursing and Renewable Energy Program
Northeast Community College
801 East Benjamin Avenue
The J. Paul and Eleanor McIntosh College of Nursing, an educational partnership between Northeast Community College and the University of Nebraska Medical Center, opened this Fall for its first semester of classes.
Review Nebraska Public Power District Norfolk Operations Center
Nebraska Public Power District
Norfolk Operations Center
800 E. Omaha Avenue
The newly constructed operations center houses 93 employees, employs green or sustainable construction practices, and features wind and solar technologies as onsite public education displays.
Review the Norfolk Community Health Care Clinic
110 N 16th Street, Suite 16
Norfolk, NE 68701
The Norfolk Community Health Care Clinic is one of six federally qualified community health centers in the state of Nebraska. It provides a full range of medical services to residents of Madison County and the surrounding area.