Kansas City, famous for its jazz, barbecue, and shady history, provides the venue for Kansas City Noir, another in Akashic Books’ series of geographically specific original noir anthologies. Kansas City Noir explores Kansas City’s seedy underbelly, where naked ambition meets broken dreams.
Join us for a discussion led by editor Steve Paul and a panel of authors who have contributed short stories to Kansas City Noir on Sunday, June 9 from 2-3:30pm. Following the panel, the authors will sign books provided by Mysteryscape in Overland Park. This is a free event; reservations are requested but not required. For more information, please contact Dawn Herbet at 913.327.8239 or at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, June 3.
Be social like your life depends on it! Sally King, LSCSW, LCSW, will present how friendships, exercise, sunlight and genetic vulnerability all help you age well – both mentally and physically. Co-sponsored by Jewish Family Services Help@Home program, and the Jewish Community Center’s Heritage Center. This is a free event; reservations are requested but not required. For more information, please contact Dawn Herbet at 913.327.8239 or at email@example.com by Friday, April 23.
Tune in to the next edition of KCPT’s “The Local Show,” focused on eating disorders, a serious illness that plagues over 23 million people, and claims more lives than any other mental illness. See what’s being done locally, and hear from Mary Beth Blackwell, Director of JFS’s Eating Disorder Resource Center.
Catch KSHB Ch. 41 Action News’ terrific story featuring our dedicated volunteers talking about why they help at the JFS Food Pantry.