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    Friday, October 13, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Kansas City Women in Technology is announcing a new partnership with OneKC for Women is an umbrella alliance bringing together several organizations dedicated to providing resources, opportunities, and connections for women. OneKC for Women includes Women's Employment Network, Women's Business Center, Women's Capital Connection, and WE-Lend. The organization is ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    Kansas City, MO (Oct. 10, 2017) – Arts and Culture Industry leaders joined arts advocates and others today at the Kauffman Foundation for a presentation of data from a five-year study by Americans for the Arts (AFTA) on the economic impact of arts and culture.   In 2015, the total economic impact of arts and culture in the KC metro was $276 million. For links to the full studies for the KC ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    Kristi Macaluso joins the Giving the Basics Board of Directors  Kristi Macaluso's passion for the Kansas City community helped her to make the decision to join the Giving the Basics boar of directors.  We are thrilled to add Kristi to our board!  Her expertise and talent will help forward the Giving the Basics mission.  Kristi was named Vice President, Human Resources in May 2015.  She is ...read more
    Categories: Nonprofit Connect, Human Interest, Good News, Community, Press Release, On The Move
    Monday, October 09, 2017
    Charlotte Street Foundation Announces Call for Applications for 2018 Visual Artist Awards and Generative Performing Artist Awards Kansas City, MO, October 9, 2017: Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announce they are now receiving applications for the 2018 Charlotte Street Visual Artist Awards and 2018 Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Awards. The call for applications is open ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, October 09, 2017
    MOCSA is excited to bring Maree Crabbe from It's Time We Talked to Kansas City for this workshop that will provide an analysis of pornography’s influence and explore how it may be addressed in the prevention and treatment of sexually abusive behavior. Maree has worked with young people – and on issues affecting young people – in the community sector since 1993. She has developed and delivered ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Monday, October 02, 2017
    Kansas City, MO (October 1, 2017) – Anthony Benton Gude, grandson of Thomas Hart Benton, returns to Kansas City after 20 years away for a retrospective of his work at the Brandon Jacobs Gallery this week.   The press is invited to attend a private reception to meet and greet the artist this Thursday, Oct. 5, from 6 p.m. -7 p.m at the Jacobs Gallery, 2015 Grand Blvd in Kansas City, Mo. The ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The YMCA of Greater Kansas City appointed Angie Williams as senior vice president of member engagement and a member of the senior leadership team.Williams brings more than 20 years of experience working for YMCAs in executive and membership operations.  In her position at the YMCA of Greater Kansas City, Williams leads member engagement strategies and organizational ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Press Release, On The Move
    Monday, September 25, 2017
    David M. Fowler, who served as the 16th president of Park University from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015, will present a discussion on “Achieving Diversity Totality” on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. Joe Reardon, J.D., president and chief executive officer of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, and former mayor of Kansas ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Nonprofit Connect, Press Release, Education
    Monday, September 25, 2017
    Kansas City, MO, September 25, 2017: Charlotte Street Foundation, in collaboration with Missouri Bank, is now seeking proposals from artists wishing to be considered for the Missouri Bank Crossroads ARTBOARDS. The ARTBOARDS are exterior, double-sided billboards rising above Missouri Bank at 125 Southwest Boulevard. From March 2018 through February 2019, new, commissioned images by Kansas City area ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, September 21, 2017
    Outreach International is moving its headquarters from Independence to Kansas City's Crossroads Arts District. CEO Kevin Prine toured more than a dozen buildings throughout the area before finding the right space that embraced the nonprofit's culture – smart, energetic and innovative, he said. And First Fridays, with the nearby art galleries and event spaces, will only drive foot traffic. To ...read more
    Categories: On The Move, Press Release, Good News
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017
    Kansas City, MO —The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has awarded eight nonprofit organizations a total of $371,000 in applicant defined grants (ADG) during the month of August. HCF reviewed 17 proposals totaling $786,173 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in August 2017:AgencyAmountDescriptionBaptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation$50,000To ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Good News
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017
    Contact: Vicki Olson                                                 Tel. 913-735-4532Email: volson@heartlandchambermusic.orgWebsite: HeartlandChamberMusic.org     HEARTLAND CHAMBER MUSIC LAUNCHES STRING SPROUTS IN K.C. 56 Pre-school students in underserved areas in K.C receive free violins and weekly group lessons    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Kansas City, MO (September 15, 2017) – Heartland ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    Charlotte Street announces Call for Entry for new Neighborhood Artist Residency program Deadline for entry is Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Kansas City, MO, September 18, 2017: The Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announce the beginning of their Neighborhood Artist Residency program. A Call for Entry is now active for artists who wish to work with area community members and invested ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    Kansas City, Mo. (Sept. 5, 2017) – Avila University today announced an exciting new tuition pricing model as part of The Avila Promise – an intentional effort by the University to bring clarity and transparency to students and families as they navigate college planning. During a special announcement to students, faculty and staff, University President Ron Slepitza, Ph.D., CSJA, shared the four ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, Good News, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, February 09, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, KAN. —? For the second year in a row, Unbound  has been named a gold winner at the SMCKC AMPS Awards. The AMPS Awards are presented by the Social Media Club of Kansas City, the most active of Social Media Club Global's nearly 350 chapters worldwide. The awards, which are named for the word "amplify," honor excellence in social media throughout Greater Kansas City.   Unbound took ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release