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Yoder’s job fair is planned today

U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-3rd Dist., is holding a 3rd District Job Fair today near Gardner, Kansas.

The job fair will be at the New Century Field House, 551 New Century Parkway, New Century, Kan.

The first hour, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., is exclusively for veterans. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the job fair will be open to all job seekers.

Job seekers are asked to bring several copies of their resume and dress for success.

There is no charge or registration required to attend the job fair.

The job fair is a drive of at least 30 minutes from Wyandotte County.

Directions to the job fair: Take I-435 south to I-35 south-U.S. 169 south, exit 83, turning right. At exit 210, turn right to U.S. 56 and Gardner, Kan. Turn right to U.S. 56, and go right to the New Century Parkway ramp.


KCKCC Art Gallery to hold painting fundraiser

by Kelly Rogge, KCKCC

The Kansas City Kansas Community College Art Gallery is holding a “Paint Nite” next month to help bring out everyone’s artistic spirit and to raise money at the same time.

“Paint Nite” is from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 16 in the art gallery-deli area of Lower Jewell on the KCKCC Main Campus, 7250 State Ave. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at A portion of the proceeds will go to the KCKCC Art Gallery. There will also be refreshments and wine (for ages 21+).

During the event, Tonya Lueck, a local artist, will help guide attendees to create a painting of their own. You do not have to be an artist to enjoy this event. It is just fun and perfect for a date night, girls night out, mother-daughter bonding or a relaxing evening with friends. “Paint Nite” is an opportunity for everyone to let their creativity shine.

More information on “Paint Nite” can be found on the Art Gallery’s Facebook page, or by calling Shai Perry at 913-288-7408.


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