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News Archive - Page 4 of 15 - Rosedale Development Association

Summer Youth Employment connects youth and local businesses
Summer Youth Employment connects Rosedale businesses and youth

Rosedale Development Association is now accepting applications from both businesses and youth ages 14 to 17 years for Summer Youth Employment (SYE). For over 20 years RDA has partnered with local businesses to teach job skills and place youth in their first summer job. SYE is an eight-week summer employment program providing Rosedale youth with […]

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New AmeriCorps members join RDA’s team

RDA has a legacy involving AmeriCorps members volunteering in Rosedale. AmeriCorps State members provide direct services to the communities that they work in. AmeriCorps is a part of the Kansas Volunteer Commission, and the Corporation for National and Community Service, whose mission is to “support the American culture of citizenship, service, and responsibility.” We welcome […]

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Summer Youth Employment
Summer Youth Employment applications available for businesses and youth

RDA is now accepting Summer Youth Employment applications from businesses and youth interested in being a part of the program. SYE links Rosedale youth with Rosedale businesses for an eight-week employment experience. The program was birthed 21 years ago with the start of a yearly grant from the Board of Public Utilities. SYE provides 12 […]

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RDA runs youth soccer program each spring and fall
RDA buzzes with activity this spring

Spring is in the air and that means Rosedale Development Association is buzzing with activity. Plans for the season include youth sports, gardening activities, minor home repair projects, and a disc golf tournament. This month our winter basketball season wraps up with 23 players and over 200 hours played. Now RDA will be taking registrations […]

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Save the Date: Rosedale Disc de Triomphe

Rosedale Development Association, in partnership with Dynamic Discs, is hosting its first-ever disc golf tournament! The Rosedale Disc de Triomphe is set for 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 6 at Rosedale Park. All proceeds from the event will benefit RDA’s work to build a strong and healthy community and to improve the quality of life […]

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Sprouts growing in the community garden
Seeds, soil, and sowing: Get your spring garden growing

Join Rosedale Development Association and Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) for a potluck and garden workshop at 6 p.m. on March 9 at 1401 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, KS. The experts from KCCG will equip you with the tools to create a garden plan for spring, summer, and fall. This will help you maximize garden […]

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Kids in the Kitchen_Harvesters
Coming soon: Kids cooking in a kitchen near you

It’s back!  During 2017, RDA’s AmeriCorps Kansas service members will again host multiple sessions of Harvesters’ four-week course, Kids in the Kitchen. Healthy Kids Program Director Je T’aime Taylor said, “We like to promote healthy eating habits in the Rosedale community since we are about action as well. This program allows us an opportunity to […]

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From Concept to Concrete: Implementing the Rosedale Master Plan

On December 1, 2016, the Unified Government Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the Rosedale Master Plan and Traffic Study, a blueprint for the future growth and development of the eastern section of Rosedale. For the past two years Rosedalians have showed up in the master planning process to make their voices heard and advocate for […]

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RDA celebrates record-breaking year for RISE

2017 proved to be a record-breaking year for RISE, Rosedale Development Association’s annual program to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. This January, over 45 volunteers read stories about civil rights and social justice issues to local students. This year RDA’s biggest year yet, including five Rosedale schools and over 50 classrooms, reaching about 1,100 […]

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