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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Kansas City, MO. As the new Board of Directors of the American Jazz Museum shepherd the museum into its third decade, it has harnessed the thoughtful leadership of Ralph Caro as interim executive director. For many years, Caro served as the president and chief executive officer of Swope Parkway Health Center and the chief operating officer of Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center. In his interim role, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, May 10, 2019
May 10th, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Barbara Hadley, Board President  The Sewing Labs  Cell: 816-820-6850 Email: Director@thesewinglabs.communityKansas City, Missouri- The Board of Directors of The Sewing Labs is pleased to announce the appointment of Eileen Bobowski, BFA,  as the organization’s new Executive Director, effective May 1, 2019.    The Sewing Labs is a 3-year-old, ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release, Nonprofit Connect, On The Move
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Hartsook Showcases Its Tenured Team and Recent Promotions Hartsook is an employee-owned company headquartered in Kansas City. The firm has provided fundraising counsel for nonprofit organizations in all 50 states, Canada, 30 European nations, Australia and countries in Central and South America. Most of Hartsook's team members have been with the company for more than a decade - some exceeding ...read more
Categories: Nonprofit Connect, Press Release, Good News
Monday, May 06, 2019
Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph was awarded a $1.2 million grant to provide comprehensive case management to low-income community college students. By doing so, they hope to encourage and enable students to persist in their education, graduate, and improve the trajectory of their earning potential. Stay the Course™ is a creation of Catholic Charities of Fort Worth designed to combat ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Good News
Monday, May 06, 2019
The Surplus Exchange transfers assets to Connecting for Good After a thorough assessment of its operations, community commitments and prospective partners, the board of directors of The Surplus Exchange (TSE) announced it has consolidated with Connecting For Good, another Kansas City community nonprofit organization committed to bridging the digital divide through affordable internet, refurbished ...read more
Categories: Economic, Nonprofit Connect, Community, Good News, Press Release
Monday, May 06, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum hits grand slam, selected as recipient of the 2019 Gold Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award by American Business Awards program  Kansas City, MO: (May 6, 2019) The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) has been selected as the “2019 Non-Profit Organization of the Year” by a national award program, according to Bob Kendrick, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, May 02, 2019
May 2, 2019 — Park University is proud of its enduring relationship with the U.S. military — one that has lasted since World War I when the University accepted young men who enlisted in the U.S. Army’s Student Army Training Corps. Making higher education easy for service members to navigate is an essential way for Park us to serve those who serve our country. That’s why the University has ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Good News
Monday, April 29, 2019
KANSAS CITY, MO. – BKD CPAs & Advisors has launched a new service line, Not-for-Profit Advisory Services, to assist not-for-profit organizations that need additional support in their finance department. Consulting and accounting services include financial reporting, grants management, budget preparation, tax return preparation and strategic planning.   “More and more organizations are turning to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, April 26, 2019
KANSAS CITY - Hartsook is pleased to announce the appointment of Terrance (Terry) P. Dunn and Robert (Bob) D. Regnier to its board of directors. "I am proud to welcome Terry and Bob to Hartsook's board," said Hartsook Board Chairman and CEO Matt Beem. "They are exceptional leaders who bring extraordinary corporate and philanthropic experience and expertise. Their guidance and counsel is highly ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Leawood, KS, April 25, 2019 – Susan G. Komen Kansas & Western Missouri Board of Directors announced that they have selected proven development executive and cancer advocate Erica Terry as CEO and Executive Director. Terry begins her role on April 29, 2019. Terry joins Komen from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art where she served as Director, Membership & Corporate Partnerships. Prior to that, she ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Activist and Mother of Matthew Shepard, Mrs. Judy Shepard, to Speak May 8th at SAVE, Inc.'s No Place Like Home Event  SAVE, Inc., a leader in providing comprehensive housing solutions to socially and medically disadvantaged people for more than three decades, is pleased to announce that activist and equal rights trailblazer Judy Shepard will be their guest speaker at the No Place Like Home ...read more
Categories: Community, Nonprofit Connect, Press Release
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
MISSION, Kan. (April 23, 2019)  - Support Kansas City, Inc. (Support KC) is pleased to announce that William (Bill) Moore, PhD, has been selected as the new President and CEO of the organization following an extensive Selection Committee search.   Moore who currently serves as president of The Strategy Group, a consulting organization to foundations, nonprofits, and communities, is an ...read more
Categories: Good News, Press Release
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Originally posted in the Kansas City Business Journal. Read more here. Thanks to a $10 million donation from the Sunderland Foundation, Truman Medical Centers is more than halfway to reaching a fundraising goal to expand its newborn intensive care unit (NICU) on its Hospital Hill campus in Kansas City. The campaign has a fundraising goal of $18.8 million. The funds will allow the NICU to expand ...read more
Categories: Good News
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
  Night at the Helm, Park University’s annual fundraising event that benefits selected University programs, will be held on Wednesday, June 12, at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., starting at 6 p.m. The community is invited to attend this celebration as the University charts the course for leadership in the military and business. This year’s Night at the Helm ...read more
Categories: Community, Funding Opportunity, Press Release, Education, Good News
Thursday, March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019 — When Park University’s Fall 2019 semester starts on Monday, Aug. 19, it will offer three new degree options, including a Master of Arts in National Security Studies, a Bachelor of Music in Audio Engineering and a cybersecurity concentration in the Bachelor of Science Information and Computer Science program. In addition, the University has added three graduate certificates and ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Education, Press Release