MCC's Lifelong Learners

Ash Lectureship Series

Wednesday, Oct. 30

"The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute" performance by Mikes Fornes, Ash Lectureship Series

12 to 1 p.m., Rooms D303/305 in the Beatrice E. Doser Building on MCC's Sidney campus


Mike Fornes appears as Gordon Lightfoot, presenting a storytelling, musical program about the loss of a Great Lakes ship, its crew, and the song that told its haunting tale. Hear the stories of the crew members, their families and the ironies of a doomed ship in one of the worst storms in Great Lakes History. You’ll also learn how the hit song, “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” was written, recorded and performed by Lightfoot, while Fornes performs as Lightfoot live in concert.


Admission is free and lunch is provided for free for all attendees.


This presentation is part of the Stanley and Blanche Ash Lectureship Series, which features nationally and internationally-known speakers, whose presentations aim to increase awareness of key issues of global and domestic importance. It is funded by the MCC Foundation Stanley and Blanche Ash Community College Enhancement Fund, which supports the college in developing and enhancing career training, educational opportunities, programs and services for students, alumni and citizens of the college community.

Dean of Student & Enrollment Services Debra Alexander