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Informational session for veterans needing legal assistance with VA claims

Smithville Post 58 will be hosting a legal team headed up by Professor Drake and her law students to assist any Veteran with VA claims, applications, or appeals. This is a free service offered to assist all Veterans.  The meeting will be held from 11am to 2pm on Friday March …

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Grand Opening and Open House of Veteran’s Outreach Center

Kansas City, MO – – The Veterans Community Project will host a Grand Opening and Open House for their new Veterans Outreach Center located at 8900 Troost Avenue, KCMO on Thursday, March 30  at 10 AM.  The Veterans Community Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, on a mission to eliminate …

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Senator Claire McCaskill – Help me improve VA services for our vets

United States Senator Claire McCaskill

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these communications from your elected representatives please click here. We’ve made great progress in recent years to improve services at VA facilities across Missouri, but there are still …

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Opinion: Congressman Sam Graves – Bringing the VA into the 21st Century

Congressman Sam Graves represents the sixth district in the United States House of Representatives which includes a majority of the Northland. This is his November 21, 2016 newsletter. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these communications from your elected representatives please click here. This year …

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Celebrate Veterans Day with the KC Bettys and Support Wreaths Across America

Sponsored Post Terrace Park Funeral Home & Cemetery is proud to have the Kansas City Bettys help celebrate America, honor veterans and their families, and raise money for Wreaths Across America. Doors open Friday, November 11, 2016 at 5 PM and the Betty’s to take the stage at 6 PM.  …

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The Club at MariMack to Join the Clay County Sheriff’s Department for the #22PushUpChallenge in #KearneyMO

A brief note from one of our sponsors… A 2013 Department of Veteran Affairs report said there were about 22 veteran suicides every day. Recently, that number was slightly adjusted down to 20 days. Many remember the Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral online. There’s a new challenge that has …

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Inaugural KCMO Veterans Career & Resource Fair set for Sept. 21

The City of Kansas City, Missouri, is holding its first career and resource fair on Sept. 21, to help veterans re-enter the workforce, sharpen their job-hunting skills and gain better access to education and training tools set up for their benefit. Kansas City Convention Center is the designated venue for …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Honors Veterans

Library Hosts Veterans Salute, Commemorates Gulf War Anniversary Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Gulf War at its 2016 Veterans Salute on Saturday, September 10 at the Midwest Genealogy Center (3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055). “It is truly an honor …

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Senator Claire McCaskill: Meet Arla Harrell: Veteran, Subject of Mustard Gas Testing, & Namesake of my new Legislation

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. This is her June 6, 2016 email newsletter. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. In 1945, 18-year-old Arla Harrell enlisted in basic training at Camp Crowder in Neosho, Missouri, where he—along with 60,000 other servicemen at military sites …

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