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New location for Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast

There will be a new location for the Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast on Saturday, Aug. 19.

The new site will be Las Islas Marias, 7516 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The guest speaker is scheduled to be Kansas Democratic Party Chair John Gibson, and Ethan Corson, new Kansas Democratic Party executive director, is expected to attend.

The buffet begins at 8 a.m., followed by the program at 9 a.m.

For the buffet, the cost will be $10, or $6 for students and those on limited incomes. There is a sponsor for new students attending the breakfast. Reservations should be made to by Thursday, Aug. 17.

Democrats may attend without purchasing breakfast.


BPU to meet Aug. 16

The Board of Public Utilities will meet for a work session at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the board offices, 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas.

On the work session agenda is a board update, general manager update and a continuation of a discussion on the strategic plan.

The BPU regular session will follow at 6 p.m. Aug. 16. On the agenda are a visitors’ time; a report on 20/20 Leadership; a report on Western Fuels resolutions; board comments; and general manager comments.


Faith news

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An ice cream social is planned after the 4 p.m. Mass Saturday, Aug. 26, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Judson Baptist Church, 8300 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold Sunday morning services at 11 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month, and at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on the other Sundays, and Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. The church website is

A Gospel Non-Violence Study Group will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. For registration, call 913-906-8990. A Scripture Group and Bible Study group will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Bible sharing, reflection, lectio and journaling will be led by Heather Neds, pastoral minister. For registration, call 913-906-8990.
The Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, offers spiritual direction by appointment, one hour, once a month. The Keeler Women’s Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters. Call the center at 913-906-8990 to talk to one of the sisters about scheduling an appointment.

Parkway Baptist Church, 12320 Parallel Parkway, will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Aug. 14 in the church classrooms. To schedule a donation, visit or call 816-753-4040.

St. John the Baptist Catholic parish will hold a Croatian Festival at 5 p.m. Aug. 19 at the parish grounds, 708 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas , after the 4 p.m. Mass at the parish. Traditional Croatian foods and cold beverages may be purchased. There will be a dance at 9 p.m.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan., will observe the tenth Sunday after Pentecost at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13.

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