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News for Good NewsFriday, December 08, 2017Eighteen months ago, the Turner House Children's Clinic board, along with the leadership of the University of Kansas Health System and the University of Kansas School of Nursing began conversations and planning to merge the operations of three existing safety net clinics in Wyandotte County. Those clinics are Turner House, Silver City Health Center and the KU Pediatric clinic housed at the ...read moreCategories: Good News, Press ReleaseWednesday, December 06, 2017Kansas City, MO, December 6, 2017: The Charlotte Street Foundation, alongside Mobank and with support from Outfront Media, are happy to announce the artist selections for the 2018 “Artboards" series. The 2018 Artboards artists are the Argot/Nots (Logan Acton & Meghan Skevington), Johnny B/Imagine That, Jessica Kincaid, Dylan Mortimer, Steve Snell, Larry Thomas, Bernadette Torres, and Annie ...read moreCategories: Good News, Press ReleaseThursday, November 30, 2017Kansas City, MO, November 30, 2017: The Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announce the seven artists who are selected to participate in an 18 month-long Neighborhood Artists Residency pilot program at 4001 Troost Avenue, starting in December 2017 and running through the end of May, 2019. Neighborhood Residency Coordinator, Selina ONeal, is excited about the next steps in the program, ...read moreCategories: Human Interest, Good News, Press ReleaseTuesday, November 28, 2017Announcing the launch of Camp Fire's completely redesigned and updated website! It reflects "what makes Camp Fire, Camp Fire," and all that we've learned over the last 5 years. A work of labor and love! Check it out here:https://campfire.org/Categories: Good News, Press ReleaseTuesday, November 21, 2017Park University has been ranked by Military Times as the No. 4 private college/university in the country on the publication’s “Best Colleges 2018” list (formerly known as “Best for Vets”). The ranking is a reflection of the services and support the University provides to active duty military, veterans and their families. The publication recognized Park with four stars (out of four) for its ...read moreCategories: Education, Good News, Community, Press ReleaseThursday, November 16, 2017Greater Kansas City becomes first community in Missouri or Kansas to effectively end Veteran homelessness WHO: Mayor Sly James, Kansas City, MO Mayor Mark Holland, Kansas City, KS Mayor Eileen Weir, Independence, MO WHAT: Announcement of the successful conclusion of an initiative to effectively end Veteran homelessness in the Greater Kansas City region as part of a ...read moreCategories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, Good News, Press ReleaseThursday, November 16, 2017Kansas City, MO – Nonprofit Connect honored 39 nonprofit organizations and 27 creative agencies and freelancers for excellence in marketing and communications at the 2017 Philly Awards on Wednesday, November 15 at Boulevard Brewing Company. Any and all nonprofit organizations were invited to submit marketing pieces in a variety of categories. Nonprofit Connect received over 180 entries from 80 ...read moreCategories: Good News, Press ReleaseWednesday, November 15, 2017Park University and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management have announced that Park has joined the Federal Academic Alliance, an academic agreement to provide discounted tuition for federal employees nationwide, along with their spouses/domestic partners and dependents. Those eligible can receive a discount equivalent to Park’s military veteran tuition rate, as well as have the University’s ...read moreCategories: Community, Good News, Education, Press ReleaseTuesday, November 14, 2017OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Johnson County Community College Foundation has received a $10 million lead gift from the Sunderland Foundation as the college embarks on the largest campus transformation project in its history. The donation, dubbed The Sunderland Challenge, is a matching gift to encourage additional support throughout the region for this major initiative. “We’ve had a positive ...read moreCategories: Community, Good News, EducationWednesday, November 08, 2017Kansas City, MO (November 8, 2017) Children International is pleased to announce that John D. Clause has been named the organization’s new Vice President of Global Philanthropy. Clause is a national and global fundraising leader who has worked for a variety of charities and shares Children International’s passion of helping kids break the cycle of poverty. Clause has more than 40 years of ...read moreCategories: Human Interest, Good News, Press Release, On The MoveWednesday, November 01, 2017Park University has announced that the Edward F. Swinney Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, has made a $250,000 grant to support a state-of-the-art finance laboratory in the University’s planned Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center. The finance lab will provide Park students with a unique real-world experience, not only for those in the space itself, but also for students across the ...read moreCategories: Education, Good News, Community, Funding Opportunity, Press ReleaseThursday, 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. Unbound took ...read moreCategories: Good News, Community, Press Release