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Mattie Rhodes construye un nuevo centro de artes culturales

El Centro Mattie Rhodes está trabajando para crear un centro de artes culturales que sirva como un espacio con apertura para que todos los latinos muestren su cultura.El proyecto es parte de un plan de remodelación elaborado en 2010, indicó John Fierro, presidente/director ejecutivo de Mattie Rhodes. El plan incluía la aprobación de un edificio […]

Carmona’s Creations offers personalized home decor

By Angie Baldelomar In 2020, before the pandemic hit, sisters Elizabeth and Linda Carmona decided to try a new endeavor: making personalized shirts for their families.“We never really thought of making it as a business; we kind of started showing off our work, and so by word of mouth, people would reach out to us […]

Area pools announce plans to reopen this summer

By Chara In keeping with daily life returning to normal as more Americans receive COVID-19 vaccinations, several cities in Kansas and Missouri are planning to reopen their swimming pools this summer.Overland Park, Kansas, officials recently announced that the outdoor pools across the city would reopen from noon to 7 p.m. over Memorial Day weekend. For […]

Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Available for Adolescents Ages 12-15 in Wyandotte County!

Unified Public Health Department Also Offering Clinics for Additional Childhood Vaccines on WednesdaysThe Unified Government Public Health Department reports that children ages 12-15 are now okayed to get the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to protect them against COVID-19. No insurance is required to get the vaccine.COVID-19 Vaccines Monday-FridayAdolescents age 12-15 can get a COVID-19 vaccination during any […]

Missouri ending federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits

By Roberta Pardo Kansas and Missouri are planning changes to pandemic-related unemployment programs.On May 11, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced that Missouri will stop participating in all six federal pandemic-related unemployment programs, starting June 12, in hopes of pushing people back to work and addressing workforce shortages.“From conversations with business owners across the state, we […]

Unified Government Public Health Department Expands Mobile Vaccine Access in Wyandotte County!

The UGPHD is expanding its mobile COVID-19 vaccination efforts! Now, businesses, organizations and other groups in Wyandotte County can request on-site vaccination clinics! This mobile vaccine service and the COVID-19 vaccinations are free of charge, and no insurance is required. How to sign upOrganizations and groups can sign up by going to WycoVaccines.org, and clicking […]

Josefina Prewitt celebrates 100th birthday

By Angie Baldelomar Longtime Kansas City area resident Josefina Prewitt, affectionally known as “Pepa,” recently celebrated a big milestone: turning 100 years old.“It’s very exciting,” Prewitt said of the feat. “I never imagined I would get to this age.”A native of Colombia, Prewitt said she is the only one in her family — and husband […]

Voces Consulares: Center for Information and Assistance to Mexicans

For almost ten years, the Center for Information and Assistance to Mexicans (CIAM) has contributed to the service capacities of the 51 consular offices of Mexico in the United States, serving as a point of contact that provides a humane, professional and opportune assistance and consular protection to our fellow nationals.The CIAM 24/7 seven-days-a-week hotline […]

Voces Consulares: Awareness and tornado season 

Each year more than 100 tornadoes of diverse intensity are registered in the states of Kansas and Missouri, on average: about 60 take place in the Sunflower State, and about 50 in the Show Me State.There is little we can do to avoid them, but we can do a lot to prepare. A good prevention […]

The Toolbox, new resource center to help small businesses, to open in WyCo

By Angie BaldelomarA new resource center hopes to help small business owners in Wyandotte County, Kansas.The Toolbox is a one-stop center that seeks to help people either start or grow their businesses. Gabe Munoz (Muñoz in Spanish), local director of the ESHIP Communities Council — the organization behind the center — said services have been […]