Jake Jacobson, Colby Jones, Sloane Simmons and Casey Simmons mingle at the Philanthropy Awards Luncheon.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019
With a single mouse click, a variety of sophisticated genetic tests are available directly to consumers at a relatively low cost, and advances in human genetics over the past 30 years have enabled the emergence and growth of a “recreational genetics” marketplace. On Tuesday, March 19, Park University will host Bryant McAllister, Ph.D., for a discussion on these direct-to-consumer DNA tests as ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo, February 11, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to congratulate three recipients of the 2019 Visual Artist Awards and two recipients of the 2019 Generative Performing Artist Awards. Newly-announced fellows of the 2019 Visual Artist Awards are Boi Boy, Megan Pobywajlo and Fatimah Tuggar. Newly-announced fellows of the 2019 Generative Performing Artist Awards are Sheri ...read more
Categories: Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, February 08, 2019
The Bacchus FoundationNow Accepting Applications for 2019-20 BeneficiaryThe deadline to apply is March 22nd  KANSAS CITY, Missouri (February 8, 2018) – The Bacchus Foundation is now accepting applications for 2019-20 beneficiaries. This year the Bacchus Foundation is looking to partner with a local charitable organization that are focused on social services aiding children.For the last 64 years, ...read more
Categories: Funding Opportunity, Community, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Registration for the 16th Annual Central Exchange Leadership Lyceum, Kansas City’s largest leadership development conference, is now open. The day-long leadership conference will take place on April 23, 2019 at the Overland Park Convention Center from 7:30 am to 5 pm. This year’s theme is Invest in You: RISE. “There is no other event in Kansas City that brings over 1,000 ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release
Friday, February 01, 2019
Marie Dispenza joined KC Pet Project as its chief development officer in October 2018. Marie oversees all KC Pet Project development activities including annual giving, major gift prospecting and solicitation, donor stewardship and recognition programs, monthly giving programs, and planned giving opportunities.Prior to joining KC Pet Project, Marie led the charitable foundation of the Kansas City ...read more
Categories: Nonprofit Connect, Good News
Thursday, January 31, 2019
We were featured in Databird's CEO of the Week series.  Check out the article:https://www.databird.io/posts/ceo-of-the-week-an-interview-with-teresa-mcgarry
Categories: Press Release, Good News
Monday, January 28, 2019
In recognition of Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday in 2019 (January 31), Arnold Rampersad, Ph.D., the Sara Hart Kimball Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus, at Stanford University, will present a discussion on the life and legacy of Robinson as part of Park University’s 18th annual Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture. The event will be held on Monday, Feb. 25, at the Gem Theater in Kansas ...read more
Categories: Good News, Press Release, Community, On The Move
Thursday, January 24, 2019
This article was originally published by the Kansas City Business Journal. Read more here. Six months after its CEO left the organization, the American Royal Association has found its next leader.  Glen Alan Phillips replaces Lynn Parman, who is now vice president of business development at McCownGordon Construction LLC. Parman was president and CEO for three years and helped lead efforts to ...read more
Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Central Exchange will offer free tickets to its leadership programming for federal employees affected by the shutdown.    “During this challenging time for federal employees, we want to offer them the opportunity to expand their networks, learn new skills and keep their spirits positive. At Central Exchange, we’re dedicated to empowering women and men to cultivate their ...read more
Categories: Good News, Community, Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Jan. 15, 2019 — Park University has appointed Kathryn (Katie) A. Ervin, Ed.D., as associate vice president for academic operations. She began her role at Park on Jan. 2.   As AVP for academic operations, Ervin will oversee the operation of multiple academic systems and processes within the Office of Academic Affairs, including those related to adjunct faculty onboarding across the University’s ...read more
Categories: Good News, Press Release, Education, On The Move
Friday, January 11, 2019
Kansas City, MO—Kansas City nonprofit HALOis hosting its 14thAnnual ArtReach Auction Event at The Brass on Baltimore(1228 Baltimore Ave. Kansas City, MO 64105) on Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Honorary Chairs are Chad and Susie Wollard. The Diamond Sponsor is Mariner Wealth Advisors. As featured on CBS Evening News, the ArtReach Auction showcases artwork from orphans around the ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release
Monday, January 07, 2019
Jan. 7, 2019 — Park University, which became the first college/university in the Kansas City area to announce (in July 2018) that it would offer a varsity esports program starting with the Spring 2019 semester, has appointed Ashley Jones as its first esports coach. Jones began her duties at Park on Jan. 7. Jones will oversee Park’s seven-member esports team, which includes three female ...read more
Categories: Good News, Press Release, Education, On The Move