Category Archives: Kansas City

Challenge Air is Coming September 8th!

If you have a child with a disability and live within a reasonable distance of the Kansas City Metro Area, I highly recommend signing up for Challenge Air.  Aside from the party aspects and free t-shirt, kiddos with disabilities get … Continue reading

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Celebrate the ADA with the Whole Person

From the mailbag: July Jubilee Coming to Midtown! The Whole Person is celebrating the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with our 4th annual July Jubilee, a 2-day festival at our offices at 3710 Main Street, on Friday, … Continue reading

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Ring my BELL

I am absolutely delighted to share that the NFB’s Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) academy is finally coming to Kansas City!!  Unfortunately, it conflicts with KSSB’s K-S.E.E. ESY program–the first week of BELL overlaps the last week of K-S.E.E.  … Continue reading

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It’s time to Trolley

It’s time to register for the 2018 Trolley Run!!  The race happens rain or shine on April 29th–we hope to see you there! Sign up by visiting http://trolleyrun.org/registration

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Time to Sign Up for Trolley Run!!

One of Peanut’s favorite events of the year is rapidly approaching–CCVI’s Trolley Run!  Where else can you run (or walk–we walk!) an easy, flat-to-downhill course; support a FANTASTIC cause; and even have the chance to win a BRAND NEW CAR … Continue reading

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Living Well With a Disability

The Whole Person is offering a twelve-week health promotion & wellness workshop for people with disabilities or chronic illnesses.  Click the following link for their .pdf brochure:  LWWD MAR_2016 edited

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Winter/Spring Challenger Programs

The YMCA Challenger program is gearing up for Winter/Spring sports.  Challenger athletics are for anyone with a disability from ages 3-30; they also offer a variety of meet-ups for teens and older children.  We’re getting ready to try our very … Continue reading

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Crown Center’s Fairy Tale Village

Location:  The bottom floor of Crown Center by the Coterie Theatre.  Crown Center is at 2450 Grand Blvd in Kansas City, MO. Cost:  Free!  They can also validate your parking. Web site:  http://www.crowncenter.com/Event-List/fairy-tale-village A few weekends ago, we ventured out … Continue reading

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Holidays in Crestwood

From the mailbag . . . Click to view this email in a browser Welcome the holiday season with CCVI and Holidays in Crestwood, featuring Gingerbread Lane Dec. 4, 5 & 6 Thursday, Dec. 5: Evening in Crestwood Come see … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch at Suburban Lawn & Garden

Location:  4 W 135th Street, Kansas City, MO 64145 Cost:  FREE! Web Site:http://www.suburbanlg.com/docs/epumpkinpatch.pdf   For our latest CCVI Alumni meet-up, a friend suggested the pumpkin patch at Suburban Lawn & Garden.  I had no idea that Suburban had a pumpkin patch, … Continue reading

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