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Night at the Helm, Park University’s annual fundraising event that benefits selected University programs, will be held on Wednesday, June 10, at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., starting at 6 p.m. This year’s Night at the Helm will benefit Park’s Valor Medals Review project being conducted by the University’s George S. Robb Centre for the Study of the Great War in conjunction with the Valor Medals Review Task Force and the Foundation for the Commemoration of the World
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Wayside Waifs' Family mourns the passing of Board Chairman Emeritus Harold Melcher on February 16, 2020. His vision, leadership, and business sense helped transform Wayside Waifs from a struggling animal shelter to a nationally recognized pet adoption campus. Harold Stanley Melcher, a lifelong resident of Kansas City, will be remembered as one of the most important leaders in Wayside’s history. Through his efforts, hundreds of thousands of homeless animal lives were saved,
Kansas City, MO – A new report shows the remarkable significance of nonprofits to the Kansas City region’s economy and quality of life. Nonprofit Connect commissioned the Kansas City Nonprofit Impact Report to show that nonprofits help individuals and communities thrive. Notable findings include: There are 12,569 registered nonprofits in the Kansas City areaThe combined annual revenue for KC nonprofits is more than $18.5 billionThe combined annual net assets of KC nonprofits is $25.6 billion11.3
High School Esports League (HSEL) Joins Esports Platform eFuse’s $200,000 USD “#ForTheGamers” Student Scholarship Program
52 Weeks. 52 Influencers. 52 Life-changing Opportunities — Premier Esports Networking Platform eFuse Announces Major College Scholarship Prizes in 2020 for Student Competitors https://www.varsityesportsfoundation.org/news/hsel-efuse-vef-partnership
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC has released the 2019 Greater Kansas City Regional Nonprofit Organizations and Associations Benefit Survey report. Get your copy of the report. This report includes survey results collected last summer. It focuses on employment benefits, such as paid time off and insurance, provided by nonprofit organizations and associations in the Kansas City region. The salary and benefits survey reports are prepared on a biennial basis and are released on alternating
Increasing tuition and cutting costs are no longer viable options for many universities and colleges seeking new ways to become or remain financially sustainable. To help higher education institutions tackle current and future challenges, BKD CPAs & Advisors released its 2020 Annual Higher Education Outlook, a document that breaks down the mindset and attitudes of campus leaders, covers survey data on institutional financial sustainability from BKD’s 2019 survey and includes a summary of observations,
FULL VIDEO: https://youtu.be/pGi08ZA2iOAKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Super Bowl LIV is a big game with the potential to spinoff other games. One group of esports enthusiasts from the Kansas City metro plans to use Sunday's Chiefs-49ers match-up as a stage for the tech and education communities, promoting competitive video-gaming to athletes in high school and younger age groups. So what started in basements and is now spreading to the Super Bowl. One office near the city's River Market is home to Bubba Gaeddert
15th Annual HALO Kansas City ArtReach Auction Feb. 28 Celebrating 15 Years of Growth and Thousands of Lives Changed, Fundraiser Benefiting At-Risk and Homeless Children, Announcing 2020 Award Winners: Advocates, Volunteers, Artist, Supporters of the Year
Kansas City, MO — Kansas City nonprofit HALO is hosting its 15th Annual ArtReach Auction at The Abbott (1901 Cherry Street Kansas City, MO 64108) on Fri., Feb. 28, 2020, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Honorary Co-Chairs are Annie & Ryan Anderson and Katrina & John Scott. Diamond Sponsors are Mariner Wealth Advisors and Platform Ventures. As featured on The CBS Evening News, the Annual ArtReach Auction features orphan artwork from around the world, artwork from local and nationally recognized artists, silent and
Executive Director Interviews with Cheddar Esports and speaks about the Varsity Esports Foundation. FULL VIDEO: https://youtu.be/x_HVZXd42LQ Here are some questions and answers from the interview: 1) WHAT IS VARSITY ESPORTS FOUNDATION? GIVES BACKGROUND ON IT. The Varsity Esports Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization established to offer financial assistance to schools and to provide a pipeline for students to reach their potential through Esports. We partner with organizations who share our
Ep53 - Varsity Esports Foundation with Bubba Gaeddert December 23 2019 This week Max is joined by Bubba Gaeddert, Executive Director of Varsity Esports Foundation. They chat about the foundation’s role in scholastic esports as well as how to deal with the dangers children are exposed to via online gaming. LISTEN TO SHOW HERE:https://www.sportsnet.ca/650/the-game-show/ep53-varsity-esports-foundation-with-bubba-gaeddert/
Video games aren’t just a drag on a child’s study habits. Sometimes they can lead to college scholarships if your kid happens to be an esports star. Tournament organizer High School Esports League (HSEL) has teamed up with the charitable organization Varsity Esports Foundation (VEF) to provide financial aid and opportunities for students across the country. HSEL is one of several competitive video game companies (rivals include PlayVS and All-Star Esports League) that is bringing esports to high