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News Archive - Page 13 of 14 - Rosedale Development Association

Survey Says… Community survey results are in

Thank you Rosedale! We asked, and you have spoken. As part of Rosedale Development Association’s efforts to gather community input to guide both the upcoming Rosedale Master Plan and our programming, RDA distributed community surveys to all Rosedale households and businesses. Currently a research team at the University of Kansas School of Medicine is busy […]

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Coro Kansas City
Community Spotlight: Developing community leaders

This summer, RDA had the unique honor of partnering with Park University’s Coro Kansas City Summer Internship in Public Affairs. The program brings students from around the country to Kansas City for the 10 week session with the goal of developing “future community leaders through exposure to community issues, leadership development, civic leaders and organizations.” […]

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Frank Rushton Elementary Construction
Frank Rushton Elementary School gets a new building!

Have you driven down West 43rd Avenue recently and wondered why there are fences and bulldozers surrounding Frank Rushton Elementary School? The nearly 60 year old school is slated to be completely rebuilt over the course of the next year with a scheduled opening for the 2016-2017 school year. During the 2015-2016 year, students will […]

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NCCC with Fisher Park Trail Kiosk
Six weeks, eight people, one neighborhood: NCCC’s impact in Rosedale

From late April to early June, Rosedale was home to a team of eight AmeriCorps National Civilian Conservation Corps (NCCC) members. These hardworking volunteers worked full time and focused on three main areas while in the neighborhood: trails, minor home repairs, and community gardens, while also assisting with neighborhood beautification projects and community events. During […]

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NCCC painting
Lend a Helping Hand by Giving Your TIME

When families are in need it can pose a threat to physical health or safety. Rosedale Development Association’s Minor Home Repair program is actively working to alleviate this problem for families in our community. But we need your help. We are seeking groups or individuals that are willing to dedicate their TIME and effort to […]

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Mill Street Hill to Rosedale Ridge
Addressing Issues at Rosedale Ridge

Last September, Rosedale Ridge Apartments lost their Unified Government (UG) rental license because of black mold and unresolved maintenance issues resulting in health and safety issues (the rental license is currently under appeal). After a series of inspections and appeals, HUD terminated their contract with the property for the same reasons. Since then, the residents have […]

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Healthy Kids Farmers' Market
Growing Community (and Produce) in Rosedale

This month we would like to highlight not only the beginning of the farmers market season, but also the group of original growers: Lillie Greer, Gladys Wilson and Sue and Gary Hughes. Before Rosedale could boast of our own farmers market, the growers at Healthy Kidz Community Garden started selling their extra produce to Rosedale […]

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SYE class of 2015
Summer Youth Employment 2015 Well Underway

The Summer Youth Employment program is underway! The program, funded yearly by a grant through the Board of Public Utilities, gives youth ages 14-17 an opportunity to work at businesses in and around the Rosedale area for the summer. As the first job for most of the students, it provides them a great opportunity to […]

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Construction on Rainbow Boulevard
Construction on Rainbow Boulevard

We all know Rainbow Boulevard is a main thoroughfare in Rosedale. We also know it as a place that has seen a lot of activity lately. From the new businesses sprouting and older ones growing, Rainbow has become a lot more than just a way to get from Point A to Point B. And we’re about […]

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