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Mid-Continent Public Library Accepts Food for Fines

Library Collects Food Donations for Local Pantries in Place of Fines  Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library (MCPL) is pleased to announce the return of its Food for Fines program, which offers customers at all 31 branches the opportunity to clear their overdue fines and replacement card charges by donating …

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Hillcrest Hope’s 3rd Annual Night of Hope: A Golden Evening

On August 20th, 260 Hillcrest Hope donors and supporters gathered for Hillcrest Hope’s Third Annual “Night of Hope” Gala. The celebration of a generous community and the graduate families of Hillcrest Hope took place at the beautiful Heritage Hall in Liberty. This festive evening raised funds to continue the transformation …

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the call kansas city

It’s nearly fall, which means once again the zombie apocalypse is descending upon Kansas City. On Sept. 10, KC Crew will host the 5th annual End of the World Pub Crawl once again — but this time with a slight change. This year, the event organizers will graciously be donating a …

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Five years ago, renovations were wrapping up at the old Safeway Grocery Store building on Mill Street in Liberty. The Hillcrest Thrift Store was set to open and hosted its ribbon cutting and grand opening with community members, the Liberty Chamber of Commerce, staff, and volunteers all present to celebrate …

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Kearney Elementary Color Run Scheduled for August 20

The Kearney Elementary PTO Color Run is scheduled for Aug 20,2016 at Jesse James Park in Kearney, MO. We hope you will join us for this fun event that will be unique to Kearney. To register for the event, you can go to https://kearneycolorrun.itsyourrace.com/register/. Anyone that is interested in helping sponsor …

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Vocational Services, Inc to Celebrate 50th Anniversary June 23

Vocational Services, Inc. (VSI) will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Thursday, June 23 at the Courtyard by Marriott at Briarcliff, 4000 North Mulberry Drive, Kansas City. VSI has provided vocational and rehabilitative programs for people with developmental disabilities throughout Clay and Platte counties since 1966. Today, VSI assists more than …

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New Day Dawns at Northland Service Center

With the cutting of a ribbon, Metro Lutheran Ministry’s services for Clay and Platte counties took a major step forward May 20. A new Northland Service Center has opened adjacent to St. James Lutheran Church, 1100 N.E. Vivion Road, Kansas City, North. Volunteers and staff now have a spacious and …

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