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News Archive - Rosedale Development Association

Fisher Park Walking Club
Healthy Parks Initiative works to increase activity in KCK parks

For nearly a year, the Fisher Park Walking Club has been meeting twice a week to stay active and healthy as a community. The group is part of the Healthy Parks Initiative, a project to increase physical activity among Wyandotte County residents. Fisher Park was one of five parks chosen by the Healthy Park Initiative. […]

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Rosedalian coordinates neighborhood cleanup (and you can, too!)
Rosedalian coordinates neighborhood cleanup (and you can, too!)

Beautiful, wooded Puckett Rd. is looking a lot cleaner these days. Rosedale resident Tim Downs called RDA recently to ask what he could do to address the litter accumulating on his street. “I walk to and from work every day and afternoon,” Downs said. “I had been doing that for several years and finally got […]

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Rosedale Farmers Market looks to add new vendors, community organizations
Rosedale Farmers Market looks to add new vendors, community organizations

If you grow fruits or vegetables, raise livestock, cook, bake, preserve, or craft, we want to hear from you! The Rosedale Farmers Market is currently seeking vendors and community resources. Rosedale Farmers Market vendors are a fantastic group of people dedicated to bringing great food into the neighborhood. Vendors commit to selling only what they […]

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Bike work station at Belrose Manor
Catch the bus for bikes and books

RDA AmeriCorps team believes reading a book while getting your bike repaired doubles the fun. The Kansas City Kansas Public Library Mobile Library blue bus and purple bus will visit the Rosedale neighborhood eight times this month. While residents are looking at the Mobile Library’s resources, our AmeriCorps members will be prepared to work on […]

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Dotte Agency wins collaborative practice award
Guest Post: Dotte Agency wins Collaborative Practice Award

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) has given the Dotte Agency, of the University of Kansas, one of its 2017 Collaborative Practice Awards. It recognizes programs that demonstrate how faculty, students, and community and civic clients can work together to realize common objectives. In 2015, professors Nils Gore and Shannon Criss and graduate […]

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Camp Wildwood returns to Rosedale

Is summer calling your child’s name? Then you won’t want to miss this opportunity to send your 8- to 15-year-olds to Camp Wildwood. RDA and Wildwood staff will host a special registration and information session at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 1 at 1444 Southwest Blvd. Representatives from camp will be there to answer all […]

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Summer Youth Employment connects youth and local businesses
Summer Youth Employment connects Rosedale businesses and youth

Rosedale Development Association is now accepting applications from both businesses and youth ages 14 to 17 years for Summer Youth Employment (SYE). For over 20 years RDA has partnered with local businesses to teach job skills and place youth in their first summer job. SYE is an eight-week summer employment program providing Rosedale youth with […]

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New AmeriCorps members join RDA’s team

RDA has a legacy involving AmeriCorps members volunteering in Rosedale. AmeriCorps State members provide direct services to the communities that they work in. AmeriCorps is a part of the Kansas Volunteer Commission, and the Corporation for National and Community Service, whose mission is to “support the American culture of citizenship, service, and responsibility.” We welcome […]

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Summer Youth Employment
Summer Youth Employment applications available for businesses and youth

RDA is now accepting Summer Youth Employment applications from businesses and youth interested in being a part of the program. SYE links Rosedale youth with Rosedale businesses for an eight-week employment experience. The program was birthed 21 years ago with the start of a yearly grant from the Board of Public Utilities. SYE provides 12 […]

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