Kansas City | St. Louis Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Wednesday - February 8

The latest local Kansas City/Jefferson City/St. Louis area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

Congratulations to our #afftonstrong Students, recognized by the Affton Board of Education this evening for quietly working to make our world a better place. They include: Austin H., 12th grade; Declan M., 2nd grade; and Miles Y., 2nd grade.

Resume advice if you're applying to #nonprofits! @StaffingBtqInc is hyper focused on placements at nonprofits. We heard why resumes are "living documents" & how to tailor it to get that new position. Dana Scurlock explains: https://player.vimeo.com/progressive_redirect/playback/796799418/rendition/720p/file.mp4?loc=external&signature=8afdfd865dbc2c15830659d30724296fb023676eea1e2eaf5bc0bfbbd44e90b1#t=6

Tonight's program w/ @Vinestbrewing owner Kemet Coleman, @BlissBooksWine owners La’Nae Robinson & La’Nesha Frazier, & KC Black Owned founder Chelsey M is live on YouTube. The program begins at 6 p.m. Join us: http://ow.ly/iF1V50MMzb2

How your EV can charge your house for three days: https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2023/02/07/ev-battery-power-your-home/?utm_source=newsletter&wpsirc=nl_wellbeing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wp_climatecoach

MMSC is now accepting session proposals for the 2023 Missouri’s Premier Downtown Revitalization Conference. Learn more about this opportunity to speak at MMSC’s conference in St. Louis by following this link: https://conta.cc/3RFlyBs

📍 We're hosting a giveaway on INSTAGRAM!

Second City finds laughs in everything Kansas City and mixes these with a generous portion of classic Chicago-style sketch and improv. Get your tickets today: http://bit.ly/3FjAvoa

The Board of Education will meet Wed. Feb. 8, @ 6 p.m. This meeting will be available digitally at https://youtube.com/user/FFSDTV. The meeting is open to the public. Public comments can be made in person or by submitting a question or comment to ehenderson@fergflor.org by noon on 2/8.

Great news! The Tree Preservation Ordinance made it out of the City Planning Commission! The next step in the process will be a hearing before the Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee tomorrow.

We need all our tree advocates to email their support!

email cc1@kcmo.org

“Allegro Brillante” is one of George Balanchine’s most celebrated and well-known works. Balanchine Repetiteur, Nilas Martins, speaks about this beautiful piece, along with a peek at rehearsals.

“Do It For Love” - Feb. 10-12. Tickets at @MetroTix


Full Main Streets are brimming with opportunities to discover new businesses & create new memories. Support the implementation of downtown revitalization that creates full downtowns celebrating their local history & promoting their community’s values. #HeritageCircle

Our Central Youth Services Zine is like a box of chocolates... You never know what you're gonna get. Pick up a copy of the February edition at the Central Library children's section or download/assemble at home: http://ow.ly/o1Ba50MLlsM

We want to recognize the awesome teachers who give it their all in the name of supporting our scholars. 🎉👏This week, let’s celebrate Rachel Hinson, 1st grade teacher at Parker Road Primary! #teacherproudtuesday

Start #ValentinesDay with St. Louis–centric stories of love gone right—and love gone wrong at this week's #ThursdaysNightAtTheMuseum!

Happy hour food and drinks will be available for purchase from @SugarFireSmoke.

Check out the full event schedule: https://mohistory.org/events/love

If you've been holding off doing research about your house or you want to dive into your family's genealogy, now's the perfect time because our sister site reopens to the public today!

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