Help Plan for Olathe’s Future posted on February 15th, 2018

The Olathe City Council will soon lead efforts to update the Olathe Strategic Plan.  In preparation for the Strategic Plan process, please visit www.OlatheKS.org/PublicEngagement to share your thoughts and ideas.  The forum will be open until Monday, February 26. 

Lake Olathe’s Future Nature Playground – Design Team Planning posted on February 15th, 2018

Kids, bring your parents for a fun morning of interactive play as you help the design team plan the future Lake Olathe Nature Playground.  Saturday, March 8, 9 a.m.-noon at the Heritage Center, 1200 E. Kansas City Rd.  Hosted by the City of Olathe Parks and Recreation Department. 

Special Needs Resource Fair posted on February 15th, 2018

If you are a parent, teacher, or caregiver of an individual with special needs, or a self advocate, the Special Needs Resource Fair is for you. Over 80 vendors representing various disabilities, information on camps, equipment, therapies, services, interactive sensory demonstrations, entertainment and much more will be available Tuesday, February 27, 5-8:00 p.m. at the Hilltop Conference Center, 7700 W. 143rd St. Overland Park. The event is free and open to the public. 

2018 Camp Wood YMCA – Overnight Camps posted on January 8th, 2018

In addition to Traditional Camp, Mini-Camp and Horse Camp, Camp Wood offers specialty camps including drama, skateboard, campers vs. wild, paintball, construction, media (NEW) and Forensics (NEW).  Each camp offers positive role models, the importance of time spent outdoors, character development and the value of supportive friends. 

Take Me Home posted on January 5th, 2018

Take Me Home is intended to assist adults and children who may have trouble communicating due to developmental or cognitive disabilities such as Autism, Down Syndrome, Dementia and Alzheimer’s.  The program is a free service offered to the citizens of Johnson County Kansas by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. 

Support and Recovery posted on September 15th, 2017

Opportunities are available through the College Church of the Nazarene to support families and individuals at times of need.  Current options include GriefShare, Depression & Anxiety, Divorce Care, Life’s Healing Choices, Individuals with Lived Experience of Mental Illness, Family + Friends of Those with Mental Illness and Band of Brothers (sexual addition and/or pornography).  See flyer for schedule.