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Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs

“Sorghum Cares” Initiative Press Conference

On Monday, Governor Pete Ricketts will announce a partnership between the Nebraska Sorghum Producers Association (NeSPA) and the Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA).  The “Sorghum Cares: Preserving Our Heritage. Building Our Future” Initiative is a volunteer initiative to interview veterans and record their experiences to be archived at the Library of Congress as part of the Veterans History Project.

The Governor, NeSPA Executive Director Nate Blum, NDVA Director John Hilgert, and Humanities Nebraska Director Chris Sommerich will make remarks and give an overview of the initiative before taking questions.  

What: Gov. Ricketts to announce partnership between NeSPA and NDVA to memorialize veterans’ stories

When: 10:00-10:30AM CT on Monday, July 15, 2019

Where: Governor’s Hearing Room, Nebraska State Capitol, 1445 K St, Lincoln, NE 68508

Who: Governor Ricketts will be joined by:

  • Nate Blum, NeSPA Director
  • John Hilgert, NDVA Director
  • Chris Sommerich, Humanities Nebraska Director
Event Time: 
10 a.m.
Event Date: 
Monday, July 15, 2019