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Monday, October 1

Grandview Firefighter Food Drive

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

The Grandview Firefighters are holding a food drive to benefit the Grandview Assistance Program (GAP). The GAP helps the Grandview, Missouri community through a variety of programs. They have been helping families and individuals for over 25 years. They provide emergency assistance with food, and holiday meals in November and December. The Grandview Firefighters have been supporting a food drive to help fill the shelves of the food pantry at the GAP since 2012, we are continuing this year with a food drive from the 1st of October until the 15th of November. Non-perishable food products can be dropped off at Grandview Fire Department Station 1, at 7005 Highgrove Rd, Grandview, Mo. 64030 until the morning of November 15th.

Categories: Community Events, Fundraiser

Tuesday, October 16

Fall Foriaged Centerpiece Design Workshop

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Fall Foraged Floral Centerpiece design workshop on Tuesday October 16th from 6:30-7:30 pm at the Junque 101 in Olathe KS. Learn the art of foraging and creating a fall fresh floral table arrangment. Perfect for hosting fall partys or just hanging out with friends and family. Class size is limited so grab your spot today! In this workshop you will learn: *A simple garden design style. *How to forage and use unique elements in your designs * Learn simple floral skills and basic design. Great for beginners or seasoned designers. * Arranging in floral foam and Chicken wire. * Demo of design/techniques and hands on flower arranging with a guide and instructor to help. Your ticket includes all florals, supplies, container or compote, guidance as well as delicious fall refreshments and drinks. We are so excited for this class as we continue to teach and get ready for the fall season. Class size is limited for one on one instruction, so grab your girlfriends and get your tickets today.

the Junque Drawer

Categories: Class/Study, Community Events

Wednesday, October 17

GriefShare Meetings

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

GriefShare Meetings Meet Weekly on Wednesdays September 5 through December 12 (except November 21, 2018) South Haven Baptist Church, 16800 Bel-Ray Boulevard, Belton, Missouri, will be offering a special, 14-week seminar/support group for people grieving the death of someone close. GriefShare is a nondenominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. GriefShare videos contain interviews with leading authors, counselors, speakers, and pastors with years of expertise in grief recovery. Meetings are Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. You may join this group anytime during the thirteen weeks. For more information contact the church office at 816-322-0409.

South Haven Baptist Church

Categories: Class/Study, Community Events, Family

Thursday, October 18

Holiday Mart

All Day Event

Get an early start on your Christmas shopping list while helping make Kansas City a better place! Holiday Mart is the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s largest fundraiser. This upscale shopping extravaganza has been a fall tradition for thirty years and is an extra special destination event. With over 200 specialty retailers and more than 20,000 shoppers, the proceeds from Holiday Mart support community projects sponsored by JLKCMO. Since it began in 1988, Holiday Mart has helped to raise nearly $11 million for Kansas City community projects and the Junior League’s mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving our community. Holiday Mart Hours Thursday, October 18: Preferential Shopping: 9 am – noon (special ticket required) Thursday, October 18: noon – 8 pm Friday, October 19: 9 am – 9 pm Saturday, October 20: 10 am – 8 pm Sunday, October 21: 10 am – 4 pm In addition to the shopping, Holiday Mart 2018 will have fun and exciting special events: Preferential Shopping Thursday, October 18 9 am – noon Ticket price: $35 Ladies' Night Out Friday, October 19 5 - 9 pm Ticket price: $50 Holi-DIY Saturday, October 20 2- 4 pm Ticket price: $50 Purchase Tickets Life 88.5 Morning Show Host T.J. Jackson had a chance to visit with Aubrey Holden and Courtney Fitzgerald the co-chairs of Holiday Mart. Courtney if someone is planning on attending Holiday Mart for the very first time, what can they expect to find? If a group of ladies is beginning to put together their shopping game plan, what are some of the times and special events planned at Holiday Mart? The Junior League has had an incredible impact on the KC community because of Holiday Mart, what are some of the projects and organizations that have benefited from the proceeds?

Bartle Hall

Categories: Community Events, Family, Fundraiser, Station Events

Unconventional Business Luncheon with Chick-fil-A's, Dee Ann Turner

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join hundreds of other Christian business professionals as you network with other business leaders, enjoy a three course lunch and hear an inspiring message from Dee Ann Turner. Dee Ann is an author and Vice President, Enterprise Social Responsibility of Chick-fil-A. She will speak to at this luncheon event about the impact of extraordinary talent and creating a compelling culture that Chick-fil-A is known for and how to use these skills in your own workplace.

Overland Park Convention Center

Categories: Community Events

Unconventional Business Network Luncheon W/Dee Ann Turner

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Come have a three-course meal and listen to Chick-fil-A's Company Culture Expert as she speaks to business leaders and owners about how to "Create an Extraordinary Culture" Dee Ann Turner started her career at Chick-fil-A in 1985 as an administrator in the Human Resources department. Selected as Chick-fil-A’s first female officer in 2001, Dee Ann has led various areas of the business including Human Resources, Franchisee Selection, Culture, Learning and Development, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition. She currently serves as the Vice President, Enterprise Social Responsibility. In 2015, Dee Ann’s first book, It’s My Pleasure, The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture was released and became a best-seller. She speaks all over the United States and internationally for both business and non-profit organizations on the topics of leading culture, talent selection and talent development among others. During her tenure at Chick-fil-A, Chick-fil-A has grown from 319 restaurants with $164,000,000 in sales to over 2100 restaurants in 46 states and the District of Columbia with annual sales of over $8 billion.

Overland Park Convention Center

Categories: Community Events, Conference, Fundraiser

HaYesod: Foundations of the Faith

6:30 PM - 6:30 PM

HaYesod presents Bible study modules that explore the foundations of Biblical Messianic faith, the Sabbath, and Festivals. As you do each lesson, you will have a life-changing experience studying the Bible and discovering your inheritance the Land, the People, and the Scriptures of Israel. Offered at Adat Yeshua Messianic Congregation, with group discussion and interaction after each module. Ten week course on Thursday, beginning September 6, 2018. Cost: $45, which covers study workbook.


Categories: Class/Study

Friday, October 19

Fundraiser Market

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Offering a wide range of products and featuring a raffle of multiple themed gift baskets, College Park Family Care Center presents our Fourth Annual Craft Market Fundraiser. Money raised will be donated to Hope Family Care Center.

overland park regional Medical center


Saturday, October 20

Fundraiser Market

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Offering a wide range of products and featuring a raffle of multiple themed gift baskets, College Park Family Care Center presents our Fourth Annual Craft Market Fundraiser. Money raised will be donated to Hope Family Care Center.

overland park regional Medical center


Help Stop Human Trafficking and Hunger One Goat at a Time

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Spring Valley Baptist Church will be selling bookmarks designed by members and key-chains created by our ladies for $1.00 each with all proceeds going to our Goat Ministry through World Vision. We will be doing this at Walmart at 10300 E State Rte 350, Raytown, MO 64138. We are giving families a hand-up with the gift of a goat. This gift will enable them to provide milk, cheese, yogurt and butter for their family, selling any excess in a marketplace so they can purchase medicine, school supplies, clothes and be able to get other types of food besides dairy products. It keeps children in a stable home environment.


Categories: Community Events, Fundraiser

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