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KC Dream Center helps those needing food, clothing

By Angie Baldelomar A nonprofit is helping those needing food and clothing.That nonprofit is the Kansas City Dream Center, based in Kansas City, Kansas. Brian Hughes, executive director, describes it as faith-based and oriented toward community outreach.“We help people with food and clothing and point people towards resources,” Hughes said. “We don’t have a housing […]

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center celebrates its growth

Story by Roberta Pardo and photos by Sonia Falcon Health center celebrates two grand openings, groundbreaking for pediatric wingSamuel U. Rodgers Health Center (SURHC) is celebrating new infrastructure developments.On June 6, the center broke ground on a new pediatric wing and held grand openings for Sam Rodgers Place and Propeller Building, all located on the […]

Father of the Year: Ed Reyes“Having a child will change you”

By Chara Edward Reyes, a resident of Overland Park, Kan., has faced various challenges in life. However, the love he feels for his family inspires him to live life to the fullest.“Being together as a family is everything,” he said.His wife, Susie, and his children, Kate and Kylie, have been a constant source of inspiration […]

Attendance tops 170 for second Cafe con Empresarias Latinas session

Attendance tops 170 for second Cafe con Empresarias Latinas session Story by Angie Baldelomar and photos by Ed ReyesOn May 29, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City hosted its second Cafe con Empresarias Latinas event.Held at the Los Abuelos Cantina in Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, Kansas, the event drew around […]

Danger: Some obesity, diabetes meds increase chances of gastroparesis

By Roberta PardoSome patients who take diabetes and obesity medications run greater risks of a rare yet serious side effect, according to new data, CNN and other media outlets recently reported.That side effect is stomach paralysis — also called gastroparesis. According to three preliminary studies, people taking GLP-1 agonists run a greater risk of developing […]

Have fun, summer is here!

Top Spots: Weekend getaway gems Commentary by Tere SiqueiraAs summer approaches, the air in the Greater Kansas City area seems to be whispering adventure.For our latest “Top Spots” feature, we at Dos Mundos guide you through the best getaways within a four-hour drive of Kansas City, Missouri. Whether you seek a peaceful escape or a […]

Maria Tellez loves motherhood

By Angie Baldelomar Longtime Greater Kansas City area resident Maria Tellez loves being a mother.“Being a mother is the best thing ever,” Tellez said.Tellez has three kids. All are grown, but they’ll always be Tellez’s babies, she said.A native of Mexico, Tellez settled in the Kansas City area when her husband left the U.S. Navy […]

Parade of Hearts on display throughout GKC area

Story by Roberta Pardo and photos courtesy of Facebook – Parade of HeartsHearts have begun appearing again throughout the Greater Kansas City area.The now-annual Parade of Hearts, a group of murals painted on 5-foot, heart-shaped sculptures, is on display through mid-August. Area residents can hunt for the 101 hearts that are placed near city streets […]

Guadalupe Centers Inc. prepares for traditional Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

By Angie Baldelomar Guadalupe Centers Inc. (GCI) is hosting its annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta.Presented by CommunityAmerica Credit Union, this year’s fiesta features an extra day, running May 3-5 at GCI’s headquarters, located at 1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez in Kansas City, Missouri.“It’ll be three days over the Cinco de Mayo weekend,” said Nancy Rivera, GCI […]