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News Archive - Page 8 of 12 - Rosedale Development Association

Construction near KU Med to cause traffic delays
Construction near KU Med to create traffic delays

New construction projects at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) and the University of Kansas Hospital will create traffic delays now through July 2016. The projects include the University of Kansas Hospital’s Cambridge North Tower construction at 39th Ave. and Cambridge St., and KUMC’s Health Education Building at 39th Ave. and Rainbow Blvd. “The […]

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Rosedale residents and students celebrate MLK
Rosedale residents and students celebrate MLK

 “Those who do not learn about history are doomed to repeat it.” This strong statement from George Santayana is a testament to why, each year, community members come together to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. during Rosedale Development Association’s annual RISE reading program. RISE, or Reading Inspirational Stories to Empower, is a […]

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Update: CNCS Budget Saved

Last September, we reported on the budget Congress proposed for the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). The proposed budget included $500 million in cuts to CNCS’s budget, cutting the number of available spots for AmeriCorps volunteers by nearly 40,000. Today we are happy to report that funding for CNCS has been restored. In a recent […]

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Rosedale in 2015 from A to Z

In 2015, the staff and board of Rosedale Development Association were busy! Here are a few of the things we worked on: Advocated for fair housing for Rosedale Ridge residents Bike-In Movie: The Goonies Quote-Along attracted over 150 people Community Survey sent to 5,100 households & businesses in Rosedale, with a 16% response rate Delivered […]

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Construction on Merriam Lane
Year in Review: Building a strong, healthy community in 2015

To reach Rosedale Development Association’s mission of building a strong, healthy community, we set goals in the areas of economic, social, physical, and environmental health. But what does that look like when translated into real life? Here are just of the few of the ways life in Rosedale changed for the better in 2015, thanks […]

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Congratulations to Rosedale’s first Eat Complete businesses!
Congratulations to Rosedale’s first Eat Complete businesses!

Deco Catering, Topp’d Pizza, and Taco Republic are Rosedale’s first businesses to become Eat Complete certified. At no cost to businesses, RDA’s Eat Complete program identifies businesses that go above and beyond providing their customers with healthy and delicious options. Meet the first three businesses to win the designation: Topp’d Pizza boasts a 100 percent […]

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Youth Basketball
Basketball is back this January

Youth sports with RDA will begin again soon with the winter basketball season. Starting in early December, RDA will begin putting teams together with practices starting up right after winter break on January 4. Basketball is open to all children from kindergarten through sixth grades. Team divisions are separated by grades — kindergarten through third […]

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Rosedale Development Association's 2014 Annual Meeting
Rosedale Community Survey results to be shared at Annual Meeting

On December 22, RDA will share the results of the Rosedale Community Survey at its annual meeting. Heidi Holliday, Executive Director of RDA, said, “We are proud of the broad community participation in the Rosedale Master Plan Community Survey and I am excited for the community to hear the results from the survey.” Attend RDA’s […]

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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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