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: Good News, Press Release, Education, On The Move
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
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Civic Council of Greater Kansas CityAnnounces New Staff AppointmentsSheri Gonzales Warren, McClain Bryant Macklin Bring Experience and Expertise to Business Leadership Organization    Kansas City, MO (January 9, 2019) – The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City announced today two staff appointments that will significantly expand its capacity and reach in key focus areas, according to President ...read more
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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
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The Grant Professional Certification Institute® Appoints Julie Assel as Board of Directors President  KANSAS CITY, MO. December 19, 2018 – The Grant Professional Certification Institute's (GPCI) Board of Directors voted on November 7, 2019 to appoint Julie Assel president of their Board effective January 1, 2019. Assel will help lead the organization in continuing its mission to provide a ...read more
Categories: On The Move, Nonprofit Connect, Press Release
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
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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
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