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News Archive - Page 10 of 12 - Rosedale Development Association

Girl Scouts exploring the Rozarks nature trail
Building girl power with Girl Scouts

When it comes to youth sports programs, Rosedale Development Association offers lots of options. But one group was consistently underrepresented in these activities: Girls. Clearly, Rosedale’s girls were looking for a different kind of after school activity. One that could bring them together to explore their interests and develop new skills. “The thought of starting […]

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Elite-Designs-Kansas-City
Elite Designs gives back in a big way

This fall, RDA found itself in a bit of a pinch. The youth sports teams were without jerseys for the upcoming season. While searching for fair prices and sponsors in the Kansas City area, Elite Designs stepped up to help. Robert Brown and his family over at Elite Designs, a local screen printing shop, are […]

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Rosedale Community Survey map
Rosedale community survey responses by section

Although Rosedale is one big community, we know different areas of Rosedale have distinct characteristics and priorities. In order to get a better sense of what people throughout Rosedale think, we asked survey respondents to indicate the area of Rosedale in which they live. Survey takers were shown the map below, which includes references to […]

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Emergency preparedness test near KUMC to take place on Thursday

On Thursday, Sept. 24, the University of Kansas Medical Center and area emergency responders will conduct a full-scale exercise to test the school’s emergency preparedness and procedures. The exercise will involve KU police, the Kansas City, Kan. police and fire departments, and other emergency responders. The test will last from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

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Lane closures in Rosedale this week

Expect delays and lane closures this week in Rosedale. The Kansas Department of Transportation will be repairing the pavement along 18th St. Expressway for at least the next couple of days. Here are the updates from ksdot.org: WYANDOTTE COUNTY I-70 Multi-Bridge Repair Project EXPECT DELAYS! WEEKDAY LANE CLOSURES: Northbound Park Drive at I-70 will be reduced to ONE […]

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Rosedale Without AmeriCorps
Rosedale without AmeriCorps

It is hard to imagine Rosedale Development Association’s office without AmeriCorps members. Since 2010, RDA has partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to bring AmeriCorps volunteers to Rosedale. But the future of this partnership is in jeopardy. According to the CNCS, the federal agency that administers all AmeriCorps programs, “Congress has […]

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Summer Mural Arts program
Community Spotlight: Rosedale mural creates learning opportunity

Summer is a time for fun and relaxation, but it is also a time to try new things. At least, that was the case for 10 middle school students during Rosedale Development Association’s Summer Mural Arts program. “I have enjoyed painting the mural, meeting new friends and learning all about art,” said Derrious, one Summer […]

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Summer Youth Employment wraps up 18th year
Summer Youth Employment wraps up 18th year

Summer has ended, kids are back in school and the 18th year of Rosedale Development Association’s Summer Youth Employment program (SYE) has come to a close. This year 21 Rosedale youth applied to join the program and start building their résumés. Ten students completed the program by working at six different businesses, located in and […]

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Healthy Kids Healthy Planet Festival
Healthy Kids, Healthy Planet: Freedom School’s summer festival

On July 18, families, laughter and puppets filled Whitmore Playground for Rainbow Freedom School’s annual Healthy Kids Carnival. The event helps raise funds for Rainbow Freedom School, a six-week summer enrichment program for elementary school students. This year the festival raised over $1,200. “I love Freedom School. My daughter enjoys her time there,” said parent […]

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