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News Archive - Page 11 of 14 - Rosedale Development Association

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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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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