Tri-County Mental Health Reduces Stigma of Mental Illness with 5K

Tri-County Mental Health invites the community to join efforts to raise awareness and reduce stigma for children and families challenged with mental illness at its annual 5K run-walk. This year’s Tri-County Heart and Sole 5K Run-Walk will take place at Zona Rosa for the first time on Saturday, April 28.

This event will support Tri-County’s Children’s Services. Proceeds from the run-walk will help sustain holiday assistance programs for children and families as well as other end-of-year initiatives for youth.

The cost before April 20 is $25 per runner and after April 20 is $30 per runner. Packet pick-up will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 27 at The Grove at Zona Rosa (located next to management offices). 

The top three male and female runners will receive Zona Rosa gift cards, $100, $75 and $50 respectively.

All finishers will receive a Heart and Sole 5K finisher’s medal. 

To register online, click the link here: RunSignup.com/heartandsole5k.

Kindness Matters KC Debuts

The Kindness Matters KC is a limited edition T-shirt campaign that will run during Autism Awareness month (April). The campaign will focus on creating social awareness about the importance of understanding, acceptance, and kindness towards those living with autism in our community. A portion of the proceeds will benefit We Rock The Spectrum Kansas City. 

Shirts will be $19 for adults and $12 for youth sizes. They can be purchased on the Kindness Matter KC Facebook page or at We Rock the Spectrum Kansas City at 7601 NW Roanridge Road KCMO 64151.

White Horse Cafe Opens

There’s a new White Horse in Parkville—same great food but with a cafe atmosphere. Open for breakfast and lunch, this Horse also offers an event space, great for rehearsal dinners, special birthday parties or an office get together. 

The White Horse Cafe serves the full menu all day. Come in for a late breakfast or early lunch. White Horse Cafe is open Tuesday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. They are closed on Monday. Visit them at 6325 Lewis St Parkville, Missouri 64152.

Hope for the Warriors Recognizes Local Man 

Hope For The Warriors recently awarded nine Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships for higher education totaling $19,000, including one to Shawn Moore of Kansas City, Missouri, Park University.

Celebrating more than 11 years of service, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family, and hope for veterans, service members, and military families. 

Since 2008, Hope For The Warriors has awarded Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships twice a year. The program recognizes and rewards post-9/11 spouses and caregivers for their strength, fidelity, and resolve despite adversity as they assume critical roles in the financial well-being of their families.

With the help of these scholarships, recipients can continue their education at an accredited university, college or trade school.

The 2018 fall scholarship season will open May 1 and run through June 30. For more information on Hope For The Warriors, visit HopeForTheWarriors.org,  
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