21st Annual Jared Coones Memorial Pumpkin 5K Run-Walk posted on August 22nd, 2019

Mark your calendars and dust off your running/walking shoes… join the crowd on October 12 for the 21st Annual 5K run/walk sponsored by the Jared Coones Memorial Foundation. 

Christmas Cantata – Gracias Choir and Orchestra posted on August 20th, 2019

Gracias Christmas Cantata presented by the International Youth Fellowship is a show-stopping musical event that has been performed in venues like the Sydney Opera House and Madison Square Garden.  With 3 beautiful music-filled stages and one eternal message of hope, Gracias Christmas Cantata instills the meaning of Christmas.  Admission is FREE on a first-come first-serve basis, and a ticket is required.  Reserved seating is available with a $10 donation.  Reserved seating will avoid waiting in line and allow a relaxed arrival time.  To get tickets call 816-384-1633 or email kc@iyfusa.org 

Join Girl Scouts and Join the Fun! posted on August 15th, 2019

New G.I.R.L. Event.. all girls and families are invited to this open house style event!  Any grade can attend any event.  Wednesday, August 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Chisholm Trail, California Trail or Summit Trail Middle Schools OR Sunday September 15, 2-3:00 p.m. at the Olathe Community Center.  Questions:  Laura (913) 475-1620 

Miss Sweet Six 2019 posted on August 15th, 2019

Miss Sweet Six is a Johnson County Old Settlers tradition sponsored by the Olathe Junior Service League.  Candidates must be age 6 the day of the event which is September 5.  Applications must be received by August 31, and participation is limited to the first 35 entries received.

Diana Kander: An American Dream posted on July 30th, 2019

Diana Kander is a New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur, innovation specialist and Jewish refugee from the former Soviet Union.  Come hear Diana and her mother share their journey from persecution to safety and prosperity at the Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park on Sunday, September 15, 1-2:30 p.m.  RSVP for this free event:  816-629-8935.

Mileage Monsters 5K Run/Walk posted on July 22nd, 2019

Be a part of family fun and participate in a 5K run/walk at a Halloween celebration while helping others.  Hosted by 1DOS Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on health and wellness. 

Champions Special Ministries – Volunteer Opportunity posted on June 19th, 2019

Volunteer opportunities are available for students (15 years or older) and adults to assist children (ages 6+) and adults with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities.  Events are scheduled monthly throughout the school year and are held at Hillcrest Covenant Church.  For more info contact School Year Director Meg Ward meg@championsspecialministries.org

Champions Special Ministries – 2019-20 Events posted on June 19th, 2019

Champions Special Ministries exists to provide meaningful programs for kids (ages 6+) and adults with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities.  Monthly school year events are designed to bring community integration and relationship connections. 

EmberHope – Final Fridays at Chuck E. Cheese’s posted on May 13th, 2019

Bring the flyer provided to Chuck E. Cheese (15225 W. 134th Pl. Olathe) on the last Friday of each month (April – September).  EmberHope will receive 15% of profits raised.  Help foster a community of hope and consider becoming a foster parent.