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News for CommunityTuesday, June 12, 2018The public is invited to learn more at a community input event on July 7 from 9-11 a.m. at Fisher Park and to volunteer at a community build in September. Kansas City, KS. On June 1, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced the Unified Government of Wyandotte County (UG) would be one of twenty-five entities across the nation to receive one of the highly competitive, ...read moreCategories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest, Good NewsThursday, June 07, 2018KANSAS CITY, MO (June 7, 2018) – Bob Regnier, President and CEO of Bank of Blue Valley, Ed Honesty Jr., President and COO of Best Harvest Bakeries (BHB) and Andy Fromm, CEO of Service Management Group (SMG) will be the next group of business leaders inducted into the Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City Business Hall of Fame. The honorees will be recognized at a luncheon event on Friday, ...read moreCategories: Economic, Funding Opportunity, Press Release, Community, Education, Good NewsTuesday, June 05, 2018It pays to have a hometown superhero. In 2018, that’s $2,099,787. By the end of the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend auction on a star-studded Saturday night — the finale of two jam-packed days of events to benefit Children's Mercy hospital — the total broke $2 million for the first time since the annual fundraiser launched in 2010. "Every dollar we raise is a blow against cancer," said actor Rob ...read moreCategories: Community, Good News, Press Release, Economic, Human InterestWednesday, May 30, 2018Overland Park, Kan. (May 30, 2018) — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has recently announced that Johnson County Community College (JCCC) has been awarded a total of $20,000 in grants to support adult and family literacy. “The Dollar General Foundation has been an important and faithful partner in supporting adult and family literacy in our community,” noted Kate Allen, Associate Vice ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Press Release, Economic, Good NewsTuesday, May 29, 2018Kansas City, MO, May 29, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation (Kansas City, MO) and Spencer Museum of Art (Lawrence, KS) are excited to announce this year’s crop of award winners for the 2018-19 Rocket Grants. The grants are funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and a total of $60,000 was awarded to the eleven selected artists and artist groups. Since the beginning of the program ...read moreCategories: Community, Economic, Good News, Human Interest, Press ReleaseTuesday, May 29, 2018Overland Park, Kan. (May 29, 2018) — The Kansas Small Business Development Center at JCCC has assembled an experienced team of experts to discuss the many aspects of exiting your business. The conference will be held on June 21, 2018. Who Should Attend this Conference? Those who are looking to purchase or sell a business, as well as accountants, attorneys, business brokers, lenders, ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Good News, Press ReleaseThursday, May 24, 2018May 23, 2018For more information:Casey Waugh Wayside Waifs 913-909-4397 email@example.com Wayside Waifs Volunteers Meets The Wylie Foundation MatchKANSAS CITY, Missouri – Wayside Waifs was challenged by The Jack & Glenna Wylie ...read moreCategories: Human Interest, Community, Press ReleaseFriday, April 06, 2018Parkville, Mo.—April 6, 2018 — Park University, which has supported students from around the globe in pursuing their higher education dreams since 1875 from its flagship campus in Parkville, Mo., will open a campus center location in Gilbert, Ariz. The University plans to begin operations for the start of the Fall 2018 semester, pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission and the Arizona ...read moreCategories: Community, Good News, Press Release, Education