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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Chili, Cinnamon Rolls, Bingo...Oh My!

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Chili Bingo!

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Community News
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Ditch the Bag!

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You think you’re recycling right, but when you bag your recyclables or put plastic bags and product wrap into your recycle bin - they could end up in the landfill. Why? Plastic bags get caught in the machinery at the recycling facility, and lower the valu...

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Community News
Posted on: September 20, 2018

2020 Roe Boulevard

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Vision for 2020 Roe BoulevardThe Roe Boulevard Improvement Project is funded with local resources and dollars from the Federal Surface Transportation Program. The project development process involves the following four phases: Visioning, Preliminary Desig...

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Community News
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Ripple Glass Recycling

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Ripple Glass and the City of Roeland Park have been directed to remove the recycling bin at the Roeland Park Lowe’s on Friday, 9/21. Ripple Glass is seeking out alternative locations in Roeland Park and hope to find a new location soon. To find another bi...

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Community News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness MonthFor information and Resources

Johnson County Mental Health Coalitionhttps://www.jocogov.org/dept/mental-health/education-outreach/suicide-prevention/johnson-county-suicide-prevention-coalition

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

2018 FALL LEAF PICKUP PROGRAM

The City's leaf program is a one-of-a-kind program in the Kansas City Metro area. In 2018, the program will have significant changes and we are asking our residents to please note the information prior to leaf pickup season. No longer are leaves allowed t...

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Community News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Sculptor Jorge Blanco Visits Roeland Park

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On Saturday, July 21, artist Jorge Blanco arrived from Sarasota, FL, to meet the Roeland Park community and get to work on the R Park Sculpture Project, slated for installation in May, 2019. At 9:30 in the morning Jorge met in R Park with the Arts and Par...

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Community News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Bishop Miege & Rockhurst Football ~ September 28th

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The City of Roeland Park anticipates a very large crowd at the upcoming football game between Bishop  Miege & Rockhurst High Schools on Friday, September 28 with kickoff at 7pm. The parking lot(s) are expected to be at full capacity and vehic...

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Community News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Coffee With A Cop

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"Coffee with a Cop brings police officers and the community members they serve together–over coffee–to discuss issues and learn more about each other." The Roeland Park Police Department will be at McDonald’s on Roe...

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Community News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

September Featured Artist ~ Kwanza Humphrey

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We'd like to welcome Kwanza Humphrey as the featured artist at The George Schlegel Gallery at Roeland Park City Hall, 4600 W. 51st Street, Roeland Park, KS. The public is invited to view his works Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.  He will be ...

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Community News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

ROELAND PARK'S 2018 FALL FAMILY PICNIC AT R PARK

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Gather at R Park with family, friends, and neighbors on the afternoon of Saturday, October 20 from Noon to 3 pm for a fun-filled Fall Family Picnic!

Food and drink trucks, music and entertainment, pie-eating, pumpkin painting, and yard ga...

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Community News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Art Matters!

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"The purpose of art is to wash the daily dust of living off our souls." - Pablo Picasso

Here’s what some Roeland Parkers have to say about the Jorge Blanco sculpture that will be coming to R Park in May of 2019:

It’s g...

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Community News
Posted on: August 23, 2018

Fall Roeland Park Business Network Breakfast

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Please join us for the next Roeland Park Business Network Breakfast

Wed, Sept 26th | 8:00 AM |  Roeland Park City Hall | 4600 West 51st Street

Calling all Entrepreneurs! Maybe you have thought about starting your own business, perhaps you have alre...

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Community News
Posted on: August 23, 2018

Park2Park Fun Run Fundraiser ~ September 29th

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There are plenty of fundraising runs out there so why is this one any different? It’s unique because Roeland Park is a tiny city, only 1.6 square miles and oftentimes it gets mistaken for our neighboring city to the West or people think we&r...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

What You Need to Know About Recycling in the KC Metro Area

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"What we put in our recycling bins ends up in one of a small handful of facilities in the Kansas City area. Now, a big change in what China will import is hitting recycling around the world and in Kansas City. 

A full truck backed into the W...

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Community News
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Help the Runner SPRINT to the Goal!

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We’re more than 3/4 of the way there! Your donation to 

this R Park Sculpture will help us raise the final $14,141.

 

* The sculptor has met Roeland Parkers at a recent community event. 

* The location for the sculpture has been cho...

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Community News
Posted on: August 9, 2018

Your August Roeland Parker Newsletter

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Find out what's happening in Roeland Park in August. The August Roeland Parker will be arriving in your mailbox soon, but here's a sneak peek!

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Community News
Posted on: August 9, 2018

Community Paper Shredding & Electronics Recycling Event Sept. 22nd

2018 Community Paper Shredding and Electronics Recycling

Saturday, September 22,2018 9:00 a.m. - Noon4350 Shawnee Mission Parkway

Proof of residency will be required to participate (i.e.: Driver’s License, Utility Bill) Note: This event is for residents of the participating cities and not businesses.

Suggested pa...

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Community News
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Tips on Sun Protection for Children

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Tips on Sun Protection for Children

With spring arriving, children will be spending more time out-of-doors. “Sun Protection for Children” brochures are free and available for pick-up from the table outside of the Council Chambers in Cit...

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Community News
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Enter the R Park Sculpture Naming Contest!

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Jorge Blanco has generously agreed to let the community help name the R Park sculpture.  This whimsical sculpture was designed for R Park to celebrate the site and symbolize the forward movement of our city.  The “R”s...

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Community News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected!

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NotifyJoCo is a mass notification system designed to keep Johnson County Kansas residents and businesses informed of emergencies and certain non-emergency events. By registering with NotifyJoCo and customizing your alert preferences, you’ll rece...

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