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    Thursday, August 17, 2017
    Roger Craver was presented with the prestigious Growing Philanthropy Award by Hartsook Co-Founder and Senior Executive Vice President Karin Cox Monday during the Inspired Fundraising Summit at Avila University in Kansas City. Roger is the Editor of The Agitator , a daily blog covering fundraising trends and a founder of DonorVoice , a research and advisory firm specializing in retention and donor ...read more
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    Monday, August 14, 2017
    Community Assistance Council, a social services agency serving south Kansas City, has named Damion Alexander as its new executive director, effective Aug. 14. Alexander comes to CAC from City Union Mission, where he served as corporate relations manager. He previously served as a life transformation coach/facilitator at Connections to Success and was an instructor in the communications department ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, On The Move, Press Release
    Friday, August 11, 2017
    Charlotte Street Foundation is pleased to present Against the Screen, an exhibition curated by Lynnette Miranda, Charlotte Street’s 2016-2017 Curator in Residence. Against the Screen is an exhibition that interrogates one’s relationship to the image as both object and material, highlighting the impact of lens-based image making in both art and contemporary society. The opening ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Good News
    Monday, August 07, 2017
    Kansas City, MO, August 3rd, 2017: The Charlotte Street Foundation is pleased to share good news about the most recent addition to the team, Marketing and Communications Manager, Mason Kilpatrick. Mason provides a fresh perspective to CSF, with a background in public media and digital marketing. Mason recently graduated from the University of Kansas in the spring of 2017 with two Bachelor's ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Press Release
    Friday, August 04, 2017
    The Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announce that Lynnette Miranda, 2016-2017 Curator-In-Residence, has accepted the position of Program Manager at United States Artists in Chicago, IL. She will be starting this position alongside Alexandra Siclait, coming from Creative Capital, who will also be a Program Manager. Together they will collaborate in these positions, and work together with ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Good News
    Thursday, July 27, 2017
    Study after study shows that those businesses and organizations committed to diversity and inclusion (D&I) are more innovative, creative, profitable and successful. For KC companies and nonprofits, there’s both good news as well as opportunities for growth and change. That’s the conclusion of a survey commissioned by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and released this ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, Good News, Press Release
    Thursday, July 27, 2017
    Kansas City, MO - Megan Sturges , president of Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City (JAKC), has been named the 2017 recipient of the Junior Achievement Karl Flemke Pioneer Achievement Award. The award is given to first-time JA presidents who have demonstrated outstanding contributions and achievements to the organization. The award was presented at the Junior Achievement USA Leadership ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    Park University International Center for Music graduate student Kenny Broberg, the silver medalist at the recently completed 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will perform in concert on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the historic Folly Theater in Kansas City, Mo. The performance begins at 4 p.m. Broberg, who is pursuing a Master of Music degree in piano performance at Park, studies under ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Funding Opportunity, Press Release, Good News
    Monday, July 24, 2017
    Park University’s Zeta Omicron chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society will host a pair of runs and a fun walk to help support prostate cancer research. The Blue Ribbon 10K/5K runs and a 2.5K walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, in English Landing Park in Parkville. The 10K run begins at 7 a.m., followed by the 5K run at 7:15 a.m. and the 2.5K walk at 7:30 p.m. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Funding Opportunity, Press Release, Education, Good News
    Friday, July 21, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- (July 18, 2017) Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC) recently received the ‘Agency of the Year’ award at the national Big Brothers Big Sisters conference in San Diego. BBBSKC was selected out of more than 300 national affiliates as the top-performing large agency in the country. This marks the fourth time in six years that the Kansas City chapter ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – On Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22, Kansas City Women in Technology is hosting Kansas City's second Django Girls workshop. Django Girls is an international non-profit organization empowering communities to host programming workshops for women. "Kansas City Women in Technology is excited to bring Django Girls to Kansas City -- we want to continue ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Good News
    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    Events to Include Conversation with Retired NASA Officer and Eclipse Watch Party Nearly 100 years has “eclipsed” since a total solar eclipse was visible across the entire contiguous United States. The historical and scientific significance of the 2017 solar eclipse will be discussed when Park University hosts “Eclipsing Park University: A Conversation with Dr. Lynn ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    The governing body of Park University — its Board of Trustees — has elected four individuals to serve as members of the Board. Vince Clark, Anthony Melchiorri, Cyprienne Simchowitz, J.D., and Troy Teague were all elected to serve their first three-year term on the board, effective July 1. Vince Clark Clark is vice president of business development at Creative Planning Inc., an ...read more
    Categories: On The Move, Education, Community, Good News, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    On July 7, 2017, Niles leaders, partners, donors and the community will celebrate the re-opening of the recently renovated facility in Kansas City, Missouri with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house . Niles, which has had a strong presence in the heart of downtown Kansas City for 134 years, is a nonprofit organization that provides residential and day treatment programs for children and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release, Education
    Thursday, February 09, 2017
    KANSAS 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 more
    Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release