KC CASH Coalition - V.I.T.A. (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Needs Volunteers

KC CASH (Creating Assets Savings and Hope) is a coalition established in 2003 by non profits, financial institutions, educational institutions, city, state, and federal government organizations, and the business community. KC CASH offers free preparation of federal and state tax returns to low/moderate-income working families in Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas. During the 2005 filing season, 200 volunteers prepared over 3,800 federal returns and over $4, 068,857 in federal refunds were generated. More good people are needed to help make a difference!

 

House of Menuha- A place for women to grow their souls

Dedicated to serving women, House of Menuha, 801 E. 77th St., was founded as a restful retreat amid the challenges of contemporary life. Menuha is actually a home with rooms visitors can retreat to for rest, reflection and renewal of mind, body, and spirit. In addition, Menuha offers what is called “Reflections,” facilitated discussion groups about a specific topic of personal, professional or spiritual enrichment.

The Zoo Displays Three Wooden Carousel Animals

Contest Begins for Guessing the Weight of the Critters

The Kansas City Zoo has received the first three of what will be 36 hand-carved wooden carousel animals for an Endangered Species Carousel, scheduled to open for the 2007 season. The three animals, a chimpanzee, hippopotamus, and rhinoceros, are on display in the Zoo’s main gift shop.