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

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News for Human Interest

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Volunteers are invited to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and his lasting legacy by reading stories that inspire and empower local students at five Rosedale neighborhood schools to continue the Civil Rights Movement in their generation. Kansas City, KS. Volunteers ranging from college students to elders of the Rosedale community will join Rosedale Development Association January 22 - 25, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
 Jan. 8, 2019 — During the 2018-19 academic year, Park University and the National Archives at Kansas City have partnered to commemorate the University’s Year of Engagement, a year of conversation and action on its Kansas City area campuses and in the community. The Year of Engagement Documentary Series includes films that reflect Park’s core values (accountability, civility and respect, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, 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
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
This article comes from KCUR, and a link to the original article can be found here: https://www.kcur.org/post/kansas-city-friends-alvin-ailey-ceo-steps-down-turns-focus-stem#stream/0   The CEO of Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey, Harlan Brownlee, will leave that role at the end of this year, but it won't mark the end of a 35-year career in arts education and administration. Instead, Brownlee ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
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
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