LINC in Photos 2017 is a montage of images which visually share our impact and presence in the community during the year. We remain excited and committed to the work and the opportunities we have to serve the community. We wish you all the best for the holidays and the year ahead. Happy holidays!Read More >
The Local Investment Commission (LINC) briefly observed its 25th anniversary during its November board meeting with comments from LINC Founder Bert Berkley.Read More >
Fort Osage Caring Communities, churches, and other groups partnered to hold Thanksgiving events for Independence and Fort Osage families on Nov. 18-19.Read More >
An amazing mural by local artist José Faus was unveiled at Woodland Early Learning Community School in the Kansas City Public Schools. The mural depicts several cultural and literary themes that reflect the diversity of the northeast neighborhood around the school.Read More >
Thank you for celebrating the 2017 Lights On Afterschool event with us. Over 30 LINC Caring Communities Sites from Kansas City, Hickman Mills, Center, and Grandview School Districts invited the community to stay after school for science, art, games, crafts, and much more.Read More >
LINC will hold its next Commission meeting on Monday, Nov. 20th, 2017, 4-6 p.m., at the Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
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“I instantly ran down to the gym to assess the situation and that’s when we realized this was something serious,” said Wesley Cunningham, the school’s LINC site coordinator. Prompt action and a well-trained staff are being credited with saving the life of a young student at Truman Elementary in the Hickman Mills School District.Read More >
LINC supported an Oct. 21 community clean up hosted by The Marlborough Coalition in south Kansas City.
The City of Kansas City, MO. provided three trash trucks and a truck to haul off over 250 tires collected.
LINC site coordinators involved included John Herrera and Richard Williams.
The day concluded with an event at the Red Bridge shopping center where the Center Elementary School choir performed.Read More >
No Kid Hungry Missouri, in partnership with LINC, will hold the Kansas City Area Regional Child Hunger Summit on Nov. 14, 2017, 9 a.m-3 p.m., at Drumm Farm Center for Children, 3210 S Lee's Summit Rd #101, Independence, Mo.Read More >
Students at Chouteau Elementary in the North Kansas City Schools learned all about chess pieces and how they move in their first day of LINC Chess Club. The club uses proven techniques and stages to help all ages and levels of chess players become highly competitive.Read More >