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August 14, 2019 William Jewell College and American Public Square are proud to announce a new partnership meant to enrich civic engagement in Kansas City. American Public Square invites communities to have frank and open discussions on topical issues of national importance. These gatherings, which occur throughout the region and feature speakers of national and local acclaim, foster fact-based, civil discourse and are expressly nonpartisan. Beginning in September, American Public Square will call
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 5, 2019) - Swope Health's Board of Directors has selected the next President and CEO of Swope Health. Jeron Ravin will join the organization on Monday, Aug. 26, following the previously announced retirement of current President and CEO, Dave Barber. Mr. Ravin previously served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Community Health Center Association of Mississippi (CHCAMS). CHCAMS is comprised of 21 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), working together to increase
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new Kansas City Area Transportation Authority bus program that launched Thursday is one of the first of its kind in the nation. The Opportunity Pass Program provides free transit on both sides of the state line to clients of safety-net providers. "Transit is the one thing that can connect it all or be the barrier to it all," KCATA President and CEO Robbie Makinen said in announcing the initiative last week. The pilot launched Aug. 1 with a group of 10 nonprofits chosen in
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Central Exchange has selected ten winners for its 6th Annual STEMMy Awards celebrating Kansas City’s women in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math and medicine). The official awards presentations will take place on Sept. 19 at the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland. Women comprise half the workforce but only 24 percent of Kansas City’s STEMM workforce. Recognition plays a significant role in efforts to recruit and retain women in STEMM. Groundbreaking Leadership: Wendy
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Wayside Waifs is celebrating its 75th anniversary year in a very big way – breaking ground on an $8 million dollar construction project that will add 20,000 square feet to the south Kansas City, Missouri pet adoption campus. The project includes an Education & Training Center for large event hosting, dog training classes, youth education programming, and staff offices; along with a Canine Behavior Center, the second of its kind in the nation, that will exclusively serve shy, fearful
July 29th, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eileen Bobowski, Executive Director The Sewing Labs Cell: 816-379-0682 Email: Director@thesewinglabs.community Kansas City, MissouriFor Immediate Release: The Sewing Labs, a community learning center for the sewing arts, is thrilled to announce it has been awarded a Kauffman Foundation Inclusion Open Grant to support their new entrepreneurial hub, The Sewing Salon. The Sewing Salon will provide an unconventional entrepreneurial hub for marginalized and
The Sunderland Foundation is giving $15 million to the University of Missouri-Kansas City to go toward renovations and improvements to campus buildings, the school announced Thursday. The $15 million gift will be spread across five projects on UMKC's main campus and the health sciences campus. The largest portion — $5 million — will support the renovation of Bloch Heritage Hall at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management. The School of Law and the Miller Nichols Library each will receive $3 million. The
Lee’s Summit, MO (July 25, 2019) — Assel Grant Services announces that their CEO and senior writer, Julie Assel, is now a Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Approved Trainer. The Approved Trainer program is designed to arm grant professionals with training resources that align with the Grant Professional Certification Institute’s® (GPCI) competencies and skills, which help them develop, write, submit, and manage grant proposals and funding on behalf of nonprofits, governments and other agencies.
Thrive Health Connection announces innovative program for transgender individuals in Kansas City area
Media Contact: Caroline Huffmanchuffman@thrivehealthkc.org 816 561 8784 “Our Bodies, Our Minds: The Mental, Physical, and Interpersonal Effects of Transition” KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 22, 2019) — Thrive Health Connection, formerly Good Samaritan Project, is announcing an innovative program for transgender individuals living in the Kansas City area. This psycho-educational program is being done in collaboration with the LGBTQ Patient Advocacy Program at Truman Medical Center, Kansas City Anti-Violence
March 21, 2019 — When Park University’s Fall 2019 semester starts on Monday, Aug. 19, it will offer three new degree options, including a Master of Arts in National Security Studies, a Bachelor of Music in Audio Engineering and a cybersecurity concentration in the Bachelor of Science Information and Computer Science program. In addition, the University has added three graduate certificates and five undergraduate certificates. Here is a brief look at the three new degree offerings: The Master of Arts in