Synergy Services Kindest Kansas Citian

The Synergy Services’ Kindest Kansas Citian board, chaired by Brynn McCan (center), vice president of executive administration and human resources for Curry Real Estate Services, met to review Kindest Kansas Citian essay submissions for the 28th annual awards gala. The Kindest Kansas Citian awards support Synergy Services STOP Violence program.

Parkville Economic Development Council Names New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Parkville Economic Development Council (Parkville EDC) is pleased to announce and welcome Nathan BeVelle as its new Executive Director. Nathan will be responsible for working with the council’s executive committee and members to lead, manage and coordinate the EDC’s operations and promote business and job development in the City of Parkville. The Executive Director serves as a liaison with public, private, and non-profit organizations for business attraction, creation, expansion and retention activities within the City. 

Nathan joins the PEDC with more than 5 years’ experience in the Department of Economic Development for the State of Missouri. He previously served 11 years as a non-commissioned officer in the US Army, the Missouri Air National Guard and the Missouri National Guard. He is a graduate of Missouri Western State University.  

Gladstone Farmers Market Finds New Home

The Gladstone Farmers Market is moving back to downtown Gladstone behind City Hall for the 2018 summer market season, offering customers new opportunities to purchase locally-grown and produced items from the market’s independent vendors. 

Through Oct. 31, the Gladstone Farmers Market will convene every Wednesday afternoon and every Saturday morning at the market’s new location on city-owned property, which is the access street behind Gladstone City Hall, located on the north side of NE 70th Street, next to the Linden Square bandstand and park. 

Gladstone Farmers Market hours will run from 2 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday afternoon, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, each week May thru October. The market will not be open on July 4th, or on the Saturday of Gladfest, held in October in downtown Gladstone. 

SNAP/EBT payments are accepted by market vendors, and the Double-Up Food Bucks Kansas City matching token program will continue through the summer season.