World Water Day Concert

January 12th, 2017

From Dr. Whitmire: Please spread the word about this event and post on all appropriate calendars.

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World Water Day Concert
March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Schlesinger Concert Hall

Wonderful water-themed music by NOVA Community Chorus, including Earth Is Our Mother. Music by the jazz legend Dave Brubeck with words by Chief Seattle (1786-1866), sung by operatic tenor Jesus Daniel Fernandez

There will be a talk by environmental specialists from the Alice Ferguson Foundation, an organization that does extensive work to clean up the Potomac River. Last year Alice Ferguson Foundation led the cleanup of 334, 952 pounds of trash.
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Students are invited to submit original poems on the subject of water.
· Poems must be limited to 30 lines
· Submit poems to
· Deadline for submission is March 12
· Winners will be selected by a faculty panel
· Winners must be available read their poems at the March 21 concert
· First prize – $100; Second prize $75; Third prize $50

Save the date – On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
The Chorus invites and students, faculty and staff from across the campus to join us in the
29th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup
On Saturday, April 8th, 2017, we will gather to pick up trash and marine debris along the shoreline of the Potomac River at Hard Bargain Farm (located on the Maryland side of the Potomac, across from Mt. Vernon). Information about registration will be available soon.

For information, contact Dr. Mark Whitmire at mwhitmire

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