Women’s Chamber awards scholarships

Women's Chamber
Women's Chamber
Women's Chamber
Women's Chamber

The Kansas City, Kan., Women’s Chamber of Commerce awarded scholarships on Aug. 13 at a meeting at Dave and Buster’s, Kansas City, Kan. Receiving scholarships were Tiffani Henley, top photo; Deborah Sparks, second photo; and Teresa Hall, third photo. The guest speaker was Doris Givens, president of Kansas City Kansas Community College, lower photo. Also receiving a scholarship was Melissa Cooper, not shown. (Photos from KCK Women’s Chamber)

Turner House clinic honored

Turner House Children’s Clinic at 21 N. 12th St. in Kansas City, Kan., is being honored today for its service to the community with a celebration from UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kansas.

The clinic offers nonemergency medical services to people of all ages.

The events are part of a national effort by UnitedHealthcare to honor public health centers this week, which is National Health Center Week.

Ramp closed today for resurfacing

The southbound K-7 to K-32 ramp is closed today, Friday, Aug. 15, for resurfacing work on the ramp, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.

The ramp is scheduled to reopen around 5 p.m. today.

Southbound K-7 traffic will travel to the next exit turnaround and head back on northbound K-7 to the K-32 exit, according to KDOT. Drivers should expect delays and must use alternate routes during the ramp closure.

For updated traffic information, visit www.ksdot.org/kcmetro/laneclose.asp.