BPU Charity Golf Tourney set for Sept. 7

The BPU Employee Charity Golf Corp. will hold its Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Dub’s Dread Golf Course in Kansas City, Kansas.

As part of its ongoing commitment to the community, BPU employees hold this annual golf event which, to date, has raised over $580,000 for children’s charities and nonprofit organizations that benefit children and youth in Wyandotte County.

Proceeds from this year’s tournament are earmarked for the KC Blind All Stars Foundation, Giving the Basics and Young Women on the Move.

The 2019 tournament kicks off with registration and a continental breakfast at 7 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The team entry fee is $500, which includes greens fees, cart, a continental breakfast, refreshments on the course, and an awards dinner with prizes after the tournament. For more details, contact CharityGolf.Corp@bpu.com. The deadline for player registration is Aug. 30.

There are also several opportunities for individuals or companies to contribute or donate to this charity event, including corporate sponsorships at various levels, in-kind donations of gift certificates, golf balls, tees, and other items for use in player goodie bags. Visit https://www.bpu.com/portals/0/2019-bpu-charity-golf-entry-sponsor-forms.pdf to download the registration form or to explore sponsorship opportunities.

Last year’s tournament was able to raise over $43,000 for the Police Athletic League (PAL), Wyandotte County Parks Foundation and the Historic Northeast-Midtown Association (HNMA).

Faith news

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The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a Famous Pancakes and More Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday, June 16, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas, will observe the second Sunday in the season of Pentecost at 10 a.m. June 23.

Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th, Kansas City, Kansas, will hold Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon July 11 and 12 for children in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Registration information is at https://vbspro.events/p/events/stonypointchristianchurch.

Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland, Kansas City, Kansas, is planning a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the church Fellowship Hall. To schedule a donation or for more information, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Send Faith News items to news@wyandottedaily.com. Please include your contact information. If there is inclement weather, check with the sponsoring organization to see if the event will still be held.

Saturday events

Democratic breakfast to be Saturday
Guest speakers for the Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast on June 15 will be State Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore, D-36th Dist., and State Rep. Tom Burroughs, D-33rd Dist. Burroughs also is the Unified Government 2nd District at large commissioner. The breakfast will be at Las Islas Marias, 7516 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The breakfast buffet will open at 8:15 a.m., and the program will start at 9 a.m. The breakfast is open to all Democrats. The cost of the buffet will be $10, with students and those on limited incomes, $6. Those who attend the program do not have to purchase a breakfast. Anyone planning on purchasing breakfast is asked to make reservations to scottmackey08@yahoo.com by Friday, June 14, although reservations are not required.

Blood drive planned June 15
A Red Cross blood drive is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Joe E. Amayo Community Center gymnasium, 2810 Metropolitan Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org.

Yoga planned at Wyandotte County Lake Park
A Yoga in the Park program is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, 4051 West Drive, in Wyandotte County Lake Park, 91st and Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, Kansas. Participants will do yoga poses outside the library. Robin Olsen is the instructor. The class is for all skill levels. Adults and children over 6 may attend. Participants should bring a yoga mat or towel and a bottle of water.

Family story time planned
Family story time will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 15, at the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. This program is geared to ages 2 to 6. There will be a story, dancing and singing. For other library programs, visit www.kckpl.org.

Cabelas plans family fishing event
Cabelas will hold a free Gone Fishing event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the store at 10300 Cabela Drive, Kansas City, Kansas. There will be free family activities including catch-and-release fishing at a fishing pond, with rods and bait furnished; make a hanging felt bobber at a craft event; a free fishing photo download; and fishing seminars at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Coloring program planned Saturday
Drawing and coloring are planned from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, in the craft room at West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. Materials, including coloring pages, will be provided. The program is for all ages.

Church plans Ethnic Festival Saturday
St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church, 615 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas, is planning an Ethnic Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 15.The festival will be in Bishop Forst Hall, and will start after Mass. The parish is celebrating its 161st anniversary, and there will be Irish and Hispanic foods available for purchase.