Ribbon-cutting planned for renovated recreation center on Thursday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Joe E. Amayo Sr. Community Recreation Center, 2810 Metropolitan Ave., Kansas City, Kansas.

The center was newly renovated, with improvements including new air-conditioning units, new flooring and a new community room. The $200,000 in improvements came from private fundraising.

4th District community meeting planned Thursday

A community summit for Unified Government District 4 will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Northwest Middle School, 2400 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Sponsored by Commissioner Harold Johnson, the community meeting will discuss issues of interest in the 4th District.

Presentations are planned on the Northeast Area Master Plan, the Park Drive Plan, the 18th Street Renaissance vision, access to health care, access to food, walkability, green space initiatives and housing.

Besides Commissioner Johnson, other community leaders are expected to attend this event.

The meeting is open to the public.