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Hospital Hill Run in Need of Volunteers

Hospital Hill Run was founded in 1974 and is the oldest running race in Kansas City and one of the oldest half marathons in the country. It is quickly approaching on Saturday, June 4th and is in need of volunteers at an aid station and course monitors to steer and cheer …

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Harvest Ball Society Selects 22 Beneficiaries for 2016

In 2016, the Harvest Ball Society is pleased to announce its partnership with 22 charities committed to improving the lives of those in need in the Northland. “The need in the Northland grows each year,” said President Jan Kauk. “By linking arms with our charity partners, our reach extends even …

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May 20 Ribbon Cutting Set for Northland Service Center

A ribbon cutting and open house will be held Friday, May 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the new Northland Service Center for Metro Lutheran Ministry, 1100 N.E. Vivion Road, Kansas City. Utilized by many Northland churches representing numerous denominations, the center has been located in a small home …

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Northland Teen Fighting Leukemia For 2 Months

We were contacted by a TheNorthlandNews.com telling us about a family in the Northland that needs help. Alayna Shelley, 13-old-teenager from the Kansas City Northland, was recently diagnosed with Pre B Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Shelley has been undergoing chemotherapy treatments for almost 2 months now. As a byproduct of …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Trades 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. Food for Fines offers customers the opportunity to clear their overdue fines and replacement card charges by donating non-perishable food …

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Northland Youth Relay for Life at Winnetonka High School

Winnetonka High School

Winnetonka High School students will be hosting the Northland Youth Relay For Life on April 15, 2016. Relay For Life is a district wide event that raises money for the American Cancer Society. Survivors are welcome to attend and be recognized at a family dinner and opening ceremonies. Community members …

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Annual 5K Run/Walk To Help Area Children, Families

Children and their families in Clay, Platte and Ray counties who deal with mental illness will benefit from the fifth annual Heart and Sole 5K Run/Walk Saturday, April 30. Sponsored by Tri-County Mental Health Services, the event this year kicks off Children’s Mental Health Week, May 1-7. “This is an …

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Heroes to Help Children in April 23 Event

  The second annual Kansas City Northland Heroes for Hope Half Marathon and 5K is unique in several ways, but one of the most significant involves its four charities that help vulnerable and neglected children. Founded in 2015, Heroes for Hope is the first organized half marathon held in the …

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