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NewsResults Found: 16Wednesday, September 20, 2017A distinguished Palestinian leader, legislator, activist and scholar who served as a member of the Leadership Committee of the Palestinian delegation to the Middle East peace process beginning with the Madrid Peace Conference in 1991, will be the featured speaker in a Park University “Year of Diversity” event on Monday, Oct. 16. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at Unity Temple on the ...read moreCategories: Education, Political, Community, Human Interest, Press ReleaseWednesday, September 20, 2017Kansas City, MO —The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has awarded eight nonprofit organizations a total of $371,000 in applicant defined grants (ADG) during the month of August. HCF reviewed 17 proposals totaling $786,173 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in August 2017: Agency Amount Description Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation $50,000 ...read moreCategories: Press Release, Good NewsWednesday, September 20, 2017Contact: Vicki Olson Tel. 913-735-4532 Email: email@example.com Website: HeartlandChamberMusic.org HEARTLAND CHAMBER MUSIC LAUNCHES STRING SPROUTS IN K.C. 56 Pre-school students in underserved areas in K.C receive free violins and weekly group lessons FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, MO (September 15, 2017) – Heartland Chamber Music (HCM) launched String Sprouts K.C. ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, September 19, 2017Charlotte Street announces Call for Entry for new Neighborhood Artist Residency program Deadline for entry is Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Kansas City, MO, September 18, 2017: The Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announce the beginning of their Neighborhood Artist Residency program. A Call for Entry is now active for artists who wish to work with area community members and invested ...read moreCategories: Press ReleaseAvila University Launches New Tuition Pricing Model - The Avila Promise Offers Clarity, TransparencyTuesday, September 19, 2017Kansas City, Mo. (Sept. 5, 2017) – Avila University today announced an exciting new tuition pricing model as part of The Avila Promise – an intentional effort by the University to bring clarity and transparency to students and families as they navigate college planning. During a special announcement to students, faculty and staff, University President Ron Slepitza, Ph.D., CSJA, shared ...read moreCategories: Economic, Education, Good News, Community, Press ReleaseFriday, September 15, 2017BoysGrow, a mentoring program that teaches urban Kansas City boys entrepreneurship through hands-on agriculture, isn’t successful based on what the teens harvest, John Gordon Jr. said. It’s all about the soft skills they learn on the South Kansas City farm. “These boys are young,” said Gordon , founder of BoysGrow, noting the two-year program accepts students when ...read moreCategories: Good NewsThursday, September 14, 2017KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Two members of Wayside Waifs’ Rescue and Response team went to Houston SPCA this morning (Thursday, 9/14) at 5am. They will return tomorrow night, Friday 9/15, estimate arrival time 9:30 pm-10:30 pm, at Wayside Waifs (3901 Martha Truman Rd KCMO 64137). They will have 35 animals – a mixture of cats and dogs. The animals coming from Houston were rescued ...read moreCategories: Press Release, Human InterestThursday, September 07, 2017reStart Inc. has received a $157,630 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, focused on providing and expanding comprehensive client-centered mental and behavioral health services for the homeless adults, youth and families served at reStart. The grant will provide support for therapists and mental health professionals to offer reStart residents with on-site, integrated ...read moreCategories: Good NewsTuesday, September 05, 2017Kansas City-based Lever1 recently was recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, experiencing a three-year sales growth rate of 6,560 percent. Find out more here !Categories: Good News, Press ReleaseWednesday, August 30, 2017Park University and the Association of College and University Educators have partnered to enhance the University’s legacy of instructional excellence to drive student success. Park is one of seven competitive grant winners selected by ACUE and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to receive support under the KC Scholars program to implement ACUE’s Course in Effective Teaching ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Good News, Press ReleaseThursday, August 24, 2017Continuing a commitment to cultivate its hometown entrepreneurial community, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has awarded a $78,600 grant to the Kansas City Startup Foundation. The foundation’s gift helps the KCSF expand the capacity and marketing of its programs to connect, educate and tell stories about area innovators. The KCSF — which recently merged with the Center of ...read moreCategories: Good News, Press ReleaseThursday, August 24, 2017Kansas City Metro (Thursday, August 24, 2017) - ArtsKC – Regional Arts Council announced today that 15 local artists will receive financial support for transformative projects via our competitive Inspiration Grant program. The 15 grantees are: photographer Sylvia Rose Augustus; visual artist Laura Berman; sculpture artist Justin Border; social engagement artist GK Callahan; fashion designer ...read moreCategories: Good News, Press ReleaseWednesday, August 23, 2017Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City is pleased to announce Equity Bank as the presenting sponsor for its upcoming Red Shoe Shindig on September 23. "Equity Bank is proud to give back to the communities where we live and work, so we are delighted to be involved in this event and the broad impact it has on sick children and their families staying at Ronald McDonald House Charities ...read moreCategories: Good News, Press ReleaseFriday, August 11, 2017BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER KANSAS CITY RECEIVES TOP KANSAS READING ROADMAP AWARD BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER KANSAS CITY RECEIVES KANSAS READING ROADMAP (KRR) AWARD BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER KANSAS CITY CHOSEN OUT OF 59 KRR PROGRAM SITES TO RECEIVE THE PROGRAM OF THE YEAR AWARD Kansas City, Mo – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City partnered with the Kansas ...read moreCategories: Press Release, EducationMonday, July 03, 2017The 2017 Park University Golf Scramble , a four-person tournament that benefits the University’s athletic programs , is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 9, at The National Golf Club of Kansas City. Golfers get on the course with a shotgun start at 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. An awards program will be held immediately follow the completion of the tournament at approximately ...read moreCategories: Education, Press Release, Community, Funding OpportunityThursday, February 09, 2017KANSAS CITY, KAN. —? For the second year in a row, Unbound has been named a gold winner at the SMCKC AMPS Awards. The AMPS Awards are presented by the Social Media Club of Kansas City, the most active of Social Media Club Global's nearly 350 chapters worldwide. The awards, which are named for the word "amplify," honor excellence in social media throughout Greater Kansas City. ...read moreCategories: Good News, Community, Press Release