The Southtown Council Beautification and Community Improvement Committee selected Walk on Water Ministries International, 6040 Troost Ave., for the June Southtown Sparkle Award. Founders Pastor Andre Huskey and Pastor Moris Wyatt, Jr. are doing it all! They recently acquired this vacant building at 61st and Troost and are personally making all the renovations. The interior has a new sanctuary and foyer area, a youth center, and even a special fountain.
The Police Athletic League of KC (PAL) is hosting this year’s National PAL Basketball Tournament beginning June 25 on the campuses of UMKC and Rockhurst University.More than 500 visitors are expecte
The Southtown Council Beautification and Community Improvement Committee selected Blackwell’s Thrift Shop, 1316 E. 63rd St., for the May Southtown Sparkle Award. This quaint resale shop is filled with decorative and small household items – a shopper’s dream! Owner/Operator Flora Blackwell has been at this location for the past 24 years. The shop is open from 10am to 5pm Wednesday through Friday and from 10am to 4pm on Saturday. Stop by and check it out!
Congratulations to Blackwell’s Thrift Shop for helping to make Southtown Sparkle!
The Annual Southtown Beautification Dinner is Tuesday, May 22, at Benjamin Ranch. The Social Hour begins at 6pm where you can check out the "Mint Tulip" specialty beverage, followed by dinner and the program at 7pm.
Swope Health Services, an affiliate of Swope Community Enterprises, has announced the formation of its new Outreach Employment Services, a program aimed at finding viable employment opportunities for Swope Health Services clients.
The Annual Police Appreciation Picnic, sponsored by area neighborhood associations, businesses and Southtown Council, is our opportunity to honor the officers at Metro Patrol Police Department.