Tuesday events

KCKCC Board of Trustees to meet
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the college, Upper Jewell building, 7250 State Ave. Approval of the budget and a regular meeting are on the agenda, http://www.kckcc.edu/docs/default-source/default-document-library/board-of-trustees/tentative-agenda—august-12-2014.pdf?sfvrsn=4.

Vendor Fair planned
A Vendor Fair will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Unified Government City Hall lobby, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan. This is an opportunity for local vendors to learn how to do business with the Unified Government and BPU. An educational forum will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Some of the topics covered will be vendor numbers, business licenses, equal employment opportunity compliance license, and tax clearance letter. Reservations are required to gjones@wycokck.org or 913-573-5446.

Personal finance class, ‘Finding Cash,’ offered
“Finding Cash,” a four-session class for general financial education, will be offered from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on four Tuesdays, Aug. 12-Sept. 2, at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Topics will include budgeting, savings, credit, needs vs. wants, plugging spending leaks and avoiding spending traps. This class is a prerequisite for individuals and families who are income eligible (below 200 percent of the federal level and have a net worth, market value of all assets owned minus debt of less than $10,000. The home you live in and one vehicle are excluded from asset determination) to participate in Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas 2:1 matched savings account program to assist with first time homeownership, homeowner occupied housing repair, post-secondary education, specialized skills training, or small business. Visit http://cashkansas.org/ or call Kimberly Simmons, Catholic Charities, 913-384-6608, Ext. 2577 for questions. Call 913-906-8990 to register.

Downtown Shareholders to meet Tuesday
The Downtown Shareholders will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 520 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan. The program includes a tribute to past leadership and stakeholders, the introduction of the new director, and updates. Those in attendance will also see some of the recent renovations at the Hilton Garden Inn. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Those attending were asked to make reservations to director@downtownkck.org.

KCK school board to meet
The Kansas City, Kan., Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Central Office, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kan. The agenda is online at http://www.boarddocs.com/ks/kckps/Board.nsf/vpublic?open.

Author to attend book club meeting Aug. 12
Keeler Women’s Center monthly book club will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Author Judith Valente will be present to lead discussion and read from her award-winning book, “Atchison Blue, a Search for Silence, a Spiritual Home, and a Living Faith.” In addition to regular participants, there is a limited number of spaces for additional women who wish to take part. Books are available for $11. A limited number of copies will be available for those who are unable to purchase one. Call 913-906-8990 to register.

LRA to meet Aug. 12
The Leavenworth Road Association will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 12 for a potluck dinner and social hour at the lower level, Fellowship Hall, Trinity Community Church, 5010 Parallel Parkway. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. The LRA will provide chicken and baked potato casserole. Members and visitors may bring side dishes. The August program will be presented by representatives of the community policing unit who will discuss tips on what to do in a shooting situation.

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