Johnson County Vaccine Update

The Johnson County Department of Health & Environment (JCDHE) has the following update regarding COVID-19 vaccines recently received: *Received 1,000 doses from Health Partnership Clinic (1/11/21)*Received 1,000 doses from KU Medical Center (1/12/21)*Will receive 3,900 does from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) on Thursday (1/14/21) JCDHE will conduct vaccination clinics this week with the […]

Shawnee Mission North senior receives scholarship opportunities

By Roberta Pardo Shawnee Mission North High School senior Jorge Luis Coromac’s family could not be more excited for him. Coromac has become one of the latest recipients of scholarship opportunities offered by the Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s Scholarship Shawnee Mission program. Along with 600 other students of Shawnee Mission North, he recently received a […]

KCMO mayor confirms new city manager, gives other city updates

By Angie Baldelomar Kansas City, Missouri’s city manager search has ended. On Oct. 29, the City Council voted 9-4 to appoint Brian Platt as the new city manager, Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas confirmed the appointment Oct. 30 during an update call with Dos Mundos. Platt, the city manager for Jersey City, New Jersey, […]

KCK Chamber launches new women’s division

By Angie Baldelomar The Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce has announced a new division geared specifically toward women. The KCK Women’s Chamber Network (WCN) is focused on offering education, networking and mentoring opportunities for women at all levels of business. After the 100-year-old KCK Women’s Chamber of Commerce was dissolved earlier this year, Cathy […]

Connect with a New Job Through the WYCO Works Program

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought severe economic woes to many Wyandotte County residents. But there’s some good news – through the WYCO Works program, part of the Workforce Partnership initiative, people who are unemployed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic can get information and even training for more than 4,300 open jobs in the […]

KC Public Theatre to premiere first-ever Spanish-language radio play

By Angie Baldelomar Kansas City Public Theatre is premiering its first Spanish-language radio drama. “El Amor que Mueve el Sol y las demas Estrellas” tells the fictionalized story of two real-life women, Leonora Carrington and Remedios Varo. Writer Karen Lisondra said she had been interested in them for a while and in 2018 finally started […]

La Familia Dean-Lozoya Foundation donates $10,000 to J.C. Harmon High School

By Angie Baldelomar La Familia Dean-Lozoya Foundation presented a check donating $10,000 to J.C. Harmon High School in Kansas City, Kansas, during a small ceremony Oct. 14 in the high school’s cafeteria. The funds will provide J.C. Harmon’s families with a resource room equipped with technology and access to community resources. The money also will […]

KCKPS hosting anti-bullying awareness campaign

By Angie Baldelomar Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools (KCKPS) is hosting an anti-bullying awareness campaign through October in observance of National Bullying Prevention Month. Lisa Garcia-Stewart, KCKPS director of student services, said the campaign includes several online events through social media and remote learning. “What we are doing right now, with the anti-bullying campaign, is […]

KCK Taco Trail features nearly 50 local restaurants

By Angie Baldelomar The Kansas City, Kansas, Convention and Visitors Bureau (KCKCBV) has launched the KCK Taco Trail, a mapped-out trail of nearly 50 local restaurants in the city. “We want to get more people to visit our neighborhoods, to explore the diversity that we have,” said Alan Carr, KCKCBV executive director. To accomplish both […]