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Bike safety event planned May 19
Elementary-aged kids will have the opportunity to learn tips on cycling safety, to get free bike safety helmets and T-shirts and to see the attractions at Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City at a free family event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 19. The annual Kansas City, Kansas, Kiwanis West Bike Rodeo is back for the 12th year with expanded offerings and the same location. The event will be held rain or shine in the parking lot and entrance area of Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Kansas City, 9400 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The KCK Kiwanis West, in partnership with Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City, Big D Cycling, Midwest Trauma Society and numerous other community businesses and organizations, are committed to helping area youth ride their bicycles safely. For more information, visit http://wyandottedaily.com/bike-safety-event-planned-may-19/.

Candidates to speak at Democratic meeting Saturday
The Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast Saturday, May 19, will feature some candidates for the Democratic nomination for Kansas governor. The breakfast begins with a buffet at 8:15 a.m. followed by the program at 9 a.m. at Las Islas Marias, 7516 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Scheduled to speak at the breakfast are three candidates for governor, Carl Brewer, former Wichita mayor; Josh Svaty, former state representative and state agriculture secretary; and Michael Tabman, retired FBI special agent in charge and news commentator. Three other candidates for governor, Laura Kelly, a state senator; Jim Ward, a state representative; and Dr. Arden Andersen, spoke at the April breakfast meeting. Since then, Rep. Ward has withdrawn from the race. The cost of the buffet is $10, or $6 for students and those on limited income. Reservations are requested to scottmackey08@yahoo.com by Friday, May 18, for those planning to attend. It is not necessary to RSVP, but it is encouraged. It is not necessary to purchase a breakfast to listen to the program. The meeting is open to all Democrats, and all Democratic candidates may distribute campaign literature and signs before and after the program.

Urban Fishing Derby planned May 19
Urban American Outdoors TV and Kansas City Kansas Community College will hold the 13th annual kids fishing derby from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 19, at the KCKCC pond, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The fishing derby is limited to the first 250 kids ages 4 through 16 who sign up at www.urbankidsfish.com. Prizes will be awarded. Those participating may bring chairs and their own buckets to hold fish.

Thrive and Drive planned May 19
Thrive and Drive will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Farmers’ Market, 129 Elm St., in Bonner Springs, Kansas. The day will honor first responders, service members and local farmers. Activities include a barbecue cookoff for fire, police, EMT and military members, a kids corner, art booths, live musical entertainment and a car show. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/thrive-drive-the-bonner-springs-farmers-market/.

Community event, 5K run, health fair planned May 19
“Let’s Move, WYCO,” a 5K color run, walk and bike, health fair and block party, is planned on Saturday, May 19, at the New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The event is held by the NBC Community Development Corp. The event includes a run-walk at 8 a.m., a health fair at 9 a.m., a kids dash and block party at 10 a.m. For more information, visit www.nbccdc.org.

Children’s musical program planned
The West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a musical storytime from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19 in the storytime room. There will be music, songs, dancing and a story. The program is recommended for children ages 4 to 6.

Knitting class planned
The Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a knitting class from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 19, at the West Wyandotte Library, Conference Room C, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Family story time planned
Family story time is planned from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, craft room, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. There will be stories, dancing and singing. The program is geared for ages 2 to 6.

20th anniversary Mulan sing-a-long planned
The 20th anniversary Mulan sing-a-long and boot camp will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Turner Community Library, 831 S. 55th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Learn martial arts and prepare for the 20th anniversary sing-a-long. Refreshments will be served. Registration is requested to https://kckpl.librarymarket.com/20th-anniversary-mulan-sing-long-and-boot-camp.

Mini book club to meet
A mini book club will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the West Wyandotte Library, Conference Room A, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. The club is for those who want to read short books. This month’s book is “The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip” by George Saunders. The club is for adults. Registration is requested to https://kckpl.librarymarket.com/short-sweet-mini-lit-miniature-literature-book-club-3.

Basic archery class planned
A class in basic archery skills is planned from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, 4051 West Drive, at Wyandotte County Lake, 91st and Leavenworth Road. The class will cover basics of archery. There will be target practice. The program is for ages 8 and older. Every child must have an adult present. All persons attending must register. Registration is at https://kckpl.librarymarket.com/basic-archery-skills-0.

Spanish singing lessons planned
Spanish singing lessons are planned from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the South Branch Library, Conference Room B, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Sandra Zamora leads the program. The program is for children.

Program to discuss military history
The American GI Forum will present a program on historical issues pertaining to the U.S. military, with a focus on the Hispanic contribution to the armed services, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the South Branch Library, Conference Room B, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kansas.

Sew a fabric lunch bag
Learn how to sew a fabric lunch bag at a program from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, first floor program room, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The bags can be used for lunch, gifts or school supplies. Beginners are welcome. The event is open to those 15 and older. There are limited seats available. Registration is at https://kckpl.librarymarket.com/saturday-sewing-1.

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Thrive and Drive planned May 19 in Bonner Springs

Thrive and Drive will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Farmers’ Market, 129 Elm St., in Bonner Springs, Kansas.

The day will honor first responders, service members and local farmers, according to Jack Granath, Bonner Springs City Library director.

Activities include a barbecue cookoff for fire, police, EMT and military members, a kids corner, art booths, live musical entertainment and a car show. Some cars in the show will be at the Farmers Market and some will be at Kobe’s.

For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/thrive-drive-the-bonner-springs-farmers-market/.

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Wyandotte County students graduate from KU

More than 100 Wyandotte County students who were candidates for degrees from the University of Kansas have been announced.

Commencement ceremonies were Sunday, May 13, at KU for more than 5,000 students from 90 Kansas counties, 46 other states, territories and Washington, D.C., as well as from 48 other countries.

The degree candidates from Wyandotte County included:

Taylor Michele Miller, Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology
Kyle W. Boone, Bonner Springs, Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengineering
Jessica Lynn Burns, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Jacob Hendsbee Carter, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Science in Business in Marketing
Shelby Christine Covey, Bonner Springs, Wyandotte Master of Social Work
Jairo Diaz, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
Travis Dean Dooley, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Science in Business in Marketing
Mary A. Gomer, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of General Studies in Political Science
Anna Louise Heimes Dillon, Bonner Springs, Doctor of Medicine
Daniel Joel Hilliard, Bonner Springs, Juris Doctor
Spencer Kelly Himpel, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Kayla Renee Horn, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Science in Education
Jennifer Lynnette McConico, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Social Work
Deion McQuarters, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies
Jody Ann Moeschler, Bonner Springs, Master of Science in Education
Tessa R. Newberry, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design
Bailey Kay Pepperdine, Bonner Springs, Doctor of Audiology
Sara Elizabeth Rehm, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Studies
Rebecca Caroline Sapp, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology
Mariah Ashley Seifert, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design
Chad Michael Uhl, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of Arts in Classical Languages and Bachelor of Arts in Classical Antiquity
Weston Michael Vitt, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of General Studies in Film and Media Studies
Breonna Noel Yungeberg, Bonner Springs, Bachelor of General Studies in Communication Studies
Samantha Joyce, Edwardsville, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Justin Moulin, Edwardsville, Master of Health Services Administration
Dennis A. Ortiz, Edwardsville, Master of Business Administration
Sierra Caitlin Seacat, Edwardsville, Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Computing and Bachelor of Science in Physics
Michaela Jennifer Slaughter, Edwardsville, Doctor of Pharmacy
Juan Alferez, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in English
Brian Kent Allred, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Musical Arts
Duaa Akram Alwawi, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Philosophy in Therapeutic Science
Brandon D. Apperson, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of General Studies in Political Science
Tamara Lynne Arndt, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Social Work
Paola E. Avila-Franco, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science
Ibrahima Bah, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Business in Supply Chain Management
Rhajae Battles, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of General Studies in Film and Media Studies
Allison Hart Beito, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Katina Lachelle Bilberry, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Music
Victoria A. Bogner, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science
Mackenzie Jo Brandt, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in French, Francophone and Italian Studies and Bachelor of Science in Education
Melissa Kae Burrow, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Social Work
Cameron Byers, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Business in Information System
Gabriela Judith Cano, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Education
Andrew Joseph Carver, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science in Business and Organizational Leadership
Tessa Caitlin Cattermole, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Diana Marie Chaney, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
Tawana Marie Coates, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Tristan Milam Coker, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Christine Marie Collins, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Social Work
Collin J. Cook, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of General Studies in Liberal Arts and Sciences
Shannon Irene Daze, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Accounting
Andres De Avila, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science
James Dinkel, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Brian Duane Doel, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Denae Lashaun Douglas, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Kaylee Yvonne Edwards, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Social Work
Natalie A. Eisenach, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science in Clinical Research
Kristen Leigh Farnet, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Studies
Michelle Ferguson, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Alex Flores, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Daniela Garcia, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science
John Phillip Garcia, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design
Ethan Thomas Garrigan, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Timothy P. Gengler, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Ebony Carletta Germany, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Joshua Sean Gillihan-Young, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Social Work
Carly Ann Gunnels, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Business in Accounting
Junelhy Gutierrez-Garcia, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Social Work
Matthew Allan Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Jennifer R. Helfenberger, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Health Services Administration
Marc Joseph Heronemus, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Paige Lanae Hooker, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Tamara Joann Horne, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Education
Ann Elizabeth Hutchison, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Ala’a Fayez Jaber, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Philosophy in Therapeutic Science
Carolina Jimenez-Garcia, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Accounting
Andrea Danielle Johnson, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Social Work
Jarius O’Neil Jones, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy
Jena Leigh Klaas, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology
Michelle E. Kovac, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science
Geoffrey A. Kump, Kansas City, Kansas, Juris Doctor
Kathleen Marie Kump, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Nursing Practice
Chacy Lancaster, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Tac Lau, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Rachel Paige Lauritzen, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Education
Dominique LeBeau, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Brianna Marie Leiker, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Civil Engineering
Madelin Vanessa Lemus-Espinoza, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Bachelor of Arts in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Quinthea Nichole Lewis-Gray, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Social Work
Paul James Lindstrom, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Public Administration
Cameron Long, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Business in Marketing and Bachelor of Science in Business in Management and Leadership
Norma Alicia Lopez-Cardona, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Jessica Pearl Lyon, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology
Anissa Elena Martinez, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science in Education
Shelby Lynne Mata, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
Tara Michelle McCoy, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Studies
Kimberly Mikulan, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
Khalil D Milligan, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of General Studies in Communication Studies
Anthony Michael Moran, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Aaron Michael Morris, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Melissa Louise Mulich, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Pharmacy
Daniel R. Murga, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Emma Murrugarra, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Jasmyne B. Neely, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of General Studies in African and African-American Studies
Truc T. Nguyen, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies
Oscar Orozco, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Social Work
Carlos Pacheco III, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Lannette L. Peoples, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of General Studies in Applied Behavioral Science
Simeon Andre Perkins, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies
Delores LeeHannah Pitchlyn, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of General Studies in Liberal Arts and Sciences
Alyssa Pruden, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Julio C. Ramirez, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Adriana Rodriguez, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Zakk Sebastian Roy, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
Derion De’Nay Rusley, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Social Work
John James Russell, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Morgan Lynn Samuels, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Occupational Therapy
Lauren Alexis Schuessler, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
David J. Seeman, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Business in Finance
Gordon C. Sheldon, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Business in Marketing
Elizabeth R. Shelly, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Rachael Corine Snider, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Public Administration
Jonathan Diego Soto, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science
William Straub Spengler, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Erica Denise Stewart, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Medicine
Tamra M. Stinnett, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Caitlin Elizabeth Teters Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Music Education in Music Education
Susan Lousie Tribble, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
Olivia N. Vaca, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience
David Valdiviezo, Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Urban Planning
Melinda Vongphrachanh, Kansas City, Kansas, Doctor of Pharmacy
Ryan M. Wall, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Sydney Ayana Webb, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science
Steven Michael Wohlforth, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Social Work
Vernon Lee Woodard III, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology
Michelle Xiong, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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