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News Archive - Page 11 of 15 - Rosedale Development Association

Chuck Stewart
In Remembrance: Chuck Stewart by Heidi Holliday

On December 1, we lost a dear friend. Chuck Stewart — an RDA board member periodically since 2006 — passed away. Chuck was a tireless advocate for Rosedale and an active community volunteer. Chuck went out of his way to help people, and always had time for a conversation. Whether it was meeting with developers, […]

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Reading Inspirational Stories to Empower
Call for RISE volunteers now open

Every year during the the week of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Rosedale Development Association mobilizes volunteers to read stories about civil rights and social justice to children in Rosedale. This special program is called Reading Inspirational Stories to Empower, or RISE. RISE helps connect students and community members through literacy to remind us all […]

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Rosedale Farmers Market
Survey Update: Rosedalians are a vegetable-eating bunch

Since the launch of the Rosedale Healthy Kids Initiative in 2009, Rosedalians have worked to provide access to fruits and vegetables close to home, and those who have gotten involved eat healthier because of it. Nearly 70 percent of those who have been involved in community gardens said in the Rosedale Community Survey that they […]

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Planet Play
Planet Play is coming to Rosedale

Planet Play will be partnering with Rosedale Development Association to bring an interactive family experience to Rosedale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 25 at 1401 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, KS. Planet Play provides an opportunity for families and children from birth through age eight to play creatively with their peers. The organization’s […]

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Road construction on Mill Street
Road construction in Rosedale

Whether you are a Rosedalian or not, you are sure to notice all the road construction going on in the area. Recent projects include the ongoing work on Merriam Lane, the new Army Corps flood control project on Mill Street, and a short closure of the railroad crossing at Southwest Blvd. and Henning St. Construction […]

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Rosedale Master Plan map
Rosedale Master Plan update is underway!

Household surveys for the Rosedale Master Plan update have come to an end, but we still need your input. Master plans are commonly updated every ten years to fit the current and upcoming needs of a particular area, and the Rosedale Master Plan is no exception. The 2015 update is an important document for our […]

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Feed-a-Family baskets
Feed-a-Family established to help stop hunger one family at a time

Warm smiles, happy hearts, and family meals make the holiday season wonderful. However, having enough food can be a struggle for families in need. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, the annual Feed-a-Family program is designed to provide some relief. Sergeant Carl Swartz, with the University of Kansas Medical Center Police Department, established the program in 1979, […]

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Volunteer with Rosedale Development Association
Community Spotlight: Our biggest neighbor

The University of Kansas Medical Center shapes life in Rosedale in every way. You have probably heard about the groundbreaking on the new, $75 million Health Education building that aims to decrease the doctor shortage in the 30 Kansas counties that are medically underserved, and that KUMC received the National Cancer Institute designation in 2012. […]

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Healthy Kids Carnival 2012
Survey update: parks, playgrounds, and youth programs

Preliminary results from the Rosedale community survey give clear insight into some of the things that Rosedalians care deeply about: parks, playgrounds, and youth programs. A quick glance at responses to questions about availability of certain types of places and programs clearly paints the picture of a community that values the spaces and programs that […]

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