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

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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: Education, On The Move, Good News, Press Release
Monday, January 14, 2019
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI––January 11, 2019––After an extensive search, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has named Sean O’Harrow as its next Executive Director.  “We are so eager for Sean O’Harrow to bring his vision and enthusiasm to Kemper Museum,” stated Mary Kemper Wolf, Chair of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Board of Trustees, and daughter of museum founders, R. Crosby Kemper Jr. and ...read more
Categories: Good News, 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: Education, On The Move, Good News, Press Release
Thursday, January 03, 2019
We are thrilled to announce Jeffrey Byrne + Associates, Inc. and Pelofsky & Associates, Inc. have merged to form Byrne Pelofsky + Associates, LLC (Byrne Pelofsky). Individuals, families, corporations, foundations and the government are now, more than ever, evaluating and taking new approaches to charitable giving.  Our new firm, Byrne Pelofsky, will further our vision to provide uncommon local, ...read more
Categories: Good News, Community, On The Move, Press Release
Thursday, January 03, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – This year marks Wayside Waifs’ 75th anniversary year of serving the homeless animals. A significant milestone indeed.   Wayside was started in 1944 by Fenby Webster. Through the years, supporters have helped the animal shelter save thousands of lives – volunteers who give their time, donors who give their treasure, and staff who give their talent. Many people fall into ...read more
Categories: Good News, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, January 03, 2019
KANSAS CITY, MO, January 3, 2019: As part of Charlotte Street Foundation’s Neighborhood Artists Residency and in partnership with Kansas City Public Library, Start the Arts is hosting its first quarterly event free to the community this Saturday, January 5th. There will be spoken word, music, live painting, culinary art, an interactive art room for children, and more. Start the Arts hopes to ...read more
Categories: Good News, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, December 20, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO, December 20, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation and Mobank are excited to finally announce the artists who have been selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Mobank Artboards. The Artboards are located above Mobank’s branch in the heart of Kansas City’s Crossroads District at 125 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO. Eight different works will be featured for three months each. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Good News
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Kirby R. Brown, who recently retired after 40 years of military and federal service, has been appointed as the dean of Park University’s College of Management. Brown starts in his new role at Park on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.   As the dean of the College of Management, Brown will be the chief administrative, fiscal and academic officer of the College. He will be responsible for implementing the ...read more
Categories: Nonprofit Connect, Education, Press Release, On The Move, Community, Human Interest, Good News
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Rosedale Development Association Celebrates 40 Years of Neighborhood Service and Community Building Kansas City, KS. On Tuesday, December 18, community members are invited to the historic Vox Theatre at 1405 Southwest Blvd. to celebrate Rosedale Development Association’s (RDA) 40th anniversary as a nonprofit in Rosedale. The event will take place from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., where guests will join ...read more
Categories: Community, On The Move, Good News, Press Release
Monday, December 17, 2018
Kansas City, KS. On Tuesday, December 18, community members are invited to the Vox Theatre at 1405 Southwest Blvd. to celebrate Rosedale Development Association’s (RDA) 40th anniversary as a nonprofit in Rosedale. The event will take place from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., where guests will join RDA board and staff in enjoying light food and drinks, share stories and accomplishments from RDA’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release