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An Extraordinary Phenomenon in Kansas
Photo and biographical article about Reverends Jeff Meyers (Johnson County) and LeRoy Sullivan (Wyandotte County), leaders in saving marriages on the Kansas side of Greater Kansas City. Description of...
Arts & Culture: Bigger than Life
Photo and description of the large sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz on exhibit at the Kemper Museum of Modern Art and other sculptures there.
Best of Business Kansas City 2001
Section of the issue about "Ingram's 13th annual Silver Ladle Awards" for best businesses in various categories in the metro area for 2001, with photos, etc.
Building a Greater Kansas City: Be a Part of the 2002-2003 Edition of Destination KC
Photos, maps, and descriptions of the business promotion project known as Destination KC, marketing attractive parts of the metro area for potentially relocating, expanding, or new outside businesses....
Building in the Kansas City Tradition Is Shoal Creek Valley's FOCUS
Photos, maps, and extensive article on the new Shoal Creek Valley mixed residential and commercial neighborhood in Kansas City, North, as compared to older but similarly planned sections of town. Description...
Can Bernard Taylor Phase a Dysfunctional School District?
Photo and article about the prospects for success of Bernard Taylor, the "40th Kansas City School Superintendent" appointed in 2000 to replace Benjamin Demps.
Corporate Report 100
Listings and descriptions of Kansas City's 100 fastest-growing companies, with photos of the top ten.
Downtown Kansas City
Several consecutive articles concerning urban planning issues in Downtown.
Forty under Forty: Class of 2001
Photos and biographical descriptions of 40 Kansas City executives under the age of 40 successful in business or other institutions.
In-Kind Kindness: How Local Media and Communications Professionals Are Giving Back
Photos and article about the "pro bono" charitable activities for the Kansas City community by local media and communications professionals such as personalities from television and radio stations, advertising...
Industry Outlook: Economic Development
Photos and article about the meeting of several prominent business and government officials of Greater Kansas City for discussion on local economic development issues in the wake of the September 11 and...
Industry Outlook: Economic Forecast
Photos and article about the meeting of economic leaders and officials in the Greater Kansas City area to discuss the factors in the area's economy in 2001, including an outlook on the recession.
Industry Outlook: The Faces of Philanthropy
Photos and article about various philanthropic or charitable organizations in Greater Kansas City, including those dealing with children, employment training, and health care, etc.
Just How Affordable Is Kansas City?
Article about the rising construction costs in the Kansas City area and the situation's various factors resulting in higher construction costs (for new residences as well as other buildings) than Atlanta...
Kansas City Southern and Downtown Corporate Citizenry
The feature in this month's "Ground Breaking" column is Kansas City Southern and its commitment to downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The article describes the company's corporate headquarters located downtown...
Kansas City's Northland
Photos, illustrations, and articles about the growth and development of the "Northland" of Greater Kansas City, the part of the metro area north of the Missouri River.
Photos and descriptions of Jack Campbell (chairman of the Campaign for Dignity and Independence for the Alphapointe Association for the Blind) and Linda Talbott (president of Talbott & Associates, a consultant...
Philanthropic Profile: Children's Mercy
Photo and description of the leading-edge health care programs at Children's Mercy Hospital, especially with heart surgeries and the like, with a brief history of the institution started about 1897.
Philanthropic Profile: Christmas in October
Photos and description of "Kansas City's Christmas in October program," working on "enhanc[ing] housing conditions in more than 4,700 homes throughout the metro area" since its establishment in 1984, with...
Philanthropic Profile: Granting Wishes
Photo and description of the donation of over $100,000 to the "Make-A-Wish Foundation" charity (for "children with life-threatening illnesses") by "Grant Thornton LLP, a national accounting and management...
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