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News Archive - Page 11 of 14 - Rosedale Development Association

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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Rosedale Towers community garden
Rosedale Towers residents get growing

“I like trying something different for the first time,” commented gardener and former tenant association president Fran Sharon when asked what she enjoys about the garden. The place growing all this unique produce is none other the community garden at Rosedale Towers, a Kansas City, Kansas Housing Authority apartment complex that houses many of Rosedale’s […]

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Mask Making
Mayor Holland, health experts to attend Healthy Halloween

Each year Whitmore Park is filled with hundreds of Rosedalians as they celebrate RDA’s fall festival, Healthy Halloween. But this year they will be joined by Kansas City, KS mayor Mark Holland, sports medicine physician and fitness instructor Dr. Jordan Metzl, and nutrition expert Cynthia Lair. Holland will kick off the festival at 2 p.m. […]

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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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