April 5, 2013
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Kansas City Zoo

Contact: Randy Wisthoff, Executive Director

6800 Zoo Drive

Kansas City, MO 64132



Chamber Members Meet With Governor Nixon on Medicaid Issue

Members of the South Kansas City, Grandview and Blue Springs Chambers of Commerce met with Governor Jay Nixon on their recent Chamber Day at the Capitol.  Over thirty Chamber members traveled to Jefferson City to have lunch with State Senators and Representatives as well as meet with representatives from the Missouri Chamber of Commerce, Secretary of State Jason Kander, and MODot representatives  among others.  The day ended with a reception that was attended by Governor Nixon.



Chamber Asks For Participation in YouthFriends Program

Time and time again, from educators and community leaders alike, the Chamber hears how important mentoring is to the successful growth and development of the kids in our community.  

"There is no greater gift one can give another than the sharing of his or her heartfelt interest and concern in them and their development", said Ron Sleptiza, President of Avila University. "Mentoring matters and pays huge dividends to both the mentor and the mentee." Read more... 

SKCCC Golf Tournament is only
25 Days Away! 
Be sure not to miss your opportunity to enjoy a fun day of golf, food and networking at the CLoch Lloyd Loghamber's annual Golf Tournament on Tuesday April 30th at Loch Lloyd Country Club. Sign up to play today! 
MGE Energy Sense Program Offers Rebates & Tax Credits 

Missouri Gas Energy's Energy Sense program is all about saving undefined money and energy.

When you update your home with a new, high efficiency, natural gas furnace or water heater you can actually save money! Not only can you get an instant rebate and a 2013 tax credit, but using natural gas to heat your home also saves you money each month.  Read more...

Hickman Mills Educational Foundation Hosts Annual Golf Tournament

The Hickman Mills Educational Foundation will once again partner with the Third and Long Foundation to host their annual celebrity golf tournament.  Read more...

Ozanam's Annual Plant Sale Coming Soon

Ozanam's "Thyme for Kids" Plant Sale will be held on Friday, April 26th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 27th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside the greenhouse on Ozanam's main campus located at 421 E. 137th Street; Kansas City, MO 64145. This event is free and open to the public.  Read more...

Avila University Receives National Recognition for Fifth Consecutive Year

Avila University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation, administered by The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the U.S. Department of Education, is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.  Read more...

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Upcoming Events
April 18, 2013
11:30 - 1:00 p.m.
at KCPD South Patrol
Topic: "Things You Should Know Before Hiring an Attorney"
Rick Holtsclaw, Holtsclaw & Kendall L.C.
April 30, 2013
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Loch Lloyd Country Club


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