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    Friday, April 28, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Suzanne Gunning, VP of Community Engagement 816-863-1558 sgunning@mokangoodwill.org OR Klassie Alcine, Director of Community Engagement 816-535-6954 KAlcine@mokangoodwill.org Goodwill Week Celebrates 120 Years of Building Better Futures and Changing Lives Job Seeker Fairs, Workshops and Training Skills Expos Scheduled Throughout GoodWorks Centers May 8 - 11 to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Good News
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    In celebration of the leadership achievements of Park University students, faculty and staff during the 2016-17 academic year, the Office of Student Life and the Park Student Government Association co-hosted the 22th annual Dr. Doris A. Howell Leadership Awards on April 19 on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is named for Howell, a 1944 Park graduate and an internationally ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Education, Press Release
    Friday, April 21, 2017
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) announces the appointment of Edward R. O'Connor, PhD, MBA, FACHE, to the position of provost and executive vice president for Academic and Research Affairs. O'Connor comes to KCU from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where for the past three years he served as provost and chief academic officer, and professor in both the ...read more
    Categories: Good News
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Great Plains SPCA is excited to announce its new leadership partners: Nate Meador (President, Chief Development and Marketing Officer) and Kelly Chamberlain (President, Chief Operating Officer). The organization's board has decided to implement two presidential roles with a defined focus to strategically grow the organization and serve the Greater Kansas City communities. Kelly ...read more
    Categories: Community, On The Move, Good News
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Event to Benefit Global Warrior Center and International Center for Music Park University’s annual “Night at the Helm” event (formerly known as “Ballyhoo), which raises funds each year for University programs and scholarships, will be held on Tuesday, June 6, at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., starting at 6 p.m. The Kansas City community ...read more
    Categories: Community, Funding Opportunity, Press Release, Education, Good News
    Friday, April 14, 2017
    M&C has promoted Erika Slinker to Vice President of Client Service. Erika has been with M&C for 14 years. She serves as a key manager on M&C accounts, including The University of Kansas Health System and Unity Headquarters. In her new role, she will continue the day-to-day management of new and existing clients, but will also manage additional staff members in the areas of print and ...read more
    Categories: Good News, On The Move, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, April 14, 2017
    Lawrence Humane Society launches campaign to build a new shelter Animal shelter needs community’s help to raise remaining ~$2 million of $7.5 million campaign goal. CLICK TO TWEET: .@lawrencehumane announces plans to build a new shelter. Learn more about #ForThem and how you can help: http://bit.ly/2nJcEbo LAWRENCE, KAN. -- April 14, 2017 -- The Lawrence Humane Society has raised ~$5.5 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Good News
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    National Association of Social Workers, Missouri Chapter, Awards SAVE Inc. as Agency of the Year KANSAS CITY, MO (April 2017) SAVE, Inc ., the number one Shelter Plus Care voucher-providing agency in the state of Missouri, has been recognized as the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Missouri Chapter Agency of the Year for 2017. They were awarded on Friday, March 31 at the National ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    Mission, KS (April 6, 2017) — Support Kansas City (SKC), a local nonprofit that provides business and development support services to Greater Kansas City nonprofits has announced the winners of its prestigious “Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership” (ENLA) Awards. The 2017 awards were granted to Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City for an agency with a budget of $1 million or ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Good News
    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    Kansas City, MO (April 5, 2017) Children International is partnering with the Clean the World Foundation to distribute more than 1 million bars of soap made from recycled hygiene products to kids in need by the end of 2017. These bars of soap, along with education on safe hygiene practices, will help prevent the spread of disease and potentially save lives. According to UNICEF , 1 million ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Good News
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    Go further with Goodwill. Goodwill isn’t promising to make anything great again; but they are promising to show you: Good goes further.™ Not satisfied with internet rumors and learning that, when surveyed only 13% of the Kansas City-based nonprofit organization’s brand following could successfully identify the Goodwill Mission , the agency is debuting its new initiative: Good ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Community, On The Move
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    Parkville, Mo.—April 3, 2017 — A conversation that will navigate three areas of interest across civic life will be the focus of Park University’s 25th annual Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann Distinguished Guest Lecture Series event on Monday, May 1. The silver anniversary of the Hauptmann Lecture will be held on the University’s Parkville Campus for the first time since 2009 in the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Political, Community, Good News, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    Michelle Myers, Ed.D., dean of Park University’s College of Education and Health Professions, has been selected as one of 46 college/university leaders nationwide to the 2017-18 class of the American Council on Education Fellows Program. The program combines retreats, interactive learning opportunities, visits to campuses and other higher education-related organizations, and placement at ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Education, Human Interest
    Thursday, March 30, 2017
    MyFreeTaxes.com provides a free, safe and easy way to file state and federal taxes online KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Building off its longstanding partnership in providing free online tax filing services, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) and United Way today announced enhanced security features to MyFreeTaxes designed to further safeguard taxpayer information. MyFreeTaxes is a free, safe and easy way for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Good News
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    Park University announces that the Robert W. Plaster Foundation of Lebanon, Mo., has made a substantial seven-figure gift toward a new building to house the University’s School of Business . When the approximate 20,500-square-foot project is completed, the building will be known as the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center. Along with the School of Business , the Plaster Center will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Good News, Economic, Funding Opportunity, Press Release
    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
    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    Kansas City, MO – Nonprofit Connect is thrilled to announce the 2017 Philanthropy Awards Honorees. Dr. William A. and Mary Reed will be honored as the Philanthropists of the Year, The Miller Group as the Business Philanthropist of the Year, Frank Byrne as the Nonprofit Professional of the Year and Linda and Terry Ward as the Volunteers of the Year. Nonprofit Connect will also honor Brian ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Nonprofit Connect, Press Release