LINC founder Bert Berkley will be honored at the Ad Hoc Group Against Crime's eighth annual Community Guardian Awards banquet on May 3, 2017. The Berkley family and Tension Envelope Corp., which is led by the Berkley family, will receive the Community Guardian Business Award, which honors "a company that values family and understand that giving back to our city is both a privilege and a responsibility."Read More >
The Hickman Mills C-1 School District is honoring its outgoing Superintendent Dr. Dennis L. Carpenter. A farewell reception will be held on Thursday, May 25 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Concord Cultural Center, 11050 W Longview Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64134.Read More >
LINC has a long history of partnership with 21st Century Community Learning Centers at its Caring Communities Sites. LINC has 17 sites in three different school districts with nearly 2,400 students attending.Read More >
Independence will honor children and the community's rich heritage with an International Day of the Child celebration on Saturday, May 6, 11 am to 4 pm, at Hill Park, 2201 S. Maywood. The community celebration is free and open to the public.Read More >
This summer LINC will offer fun, educational programs for students in several area school districts.
LINC will not be offering a program in Kansas City Public Schools, but several other options will be available in KCPS.Read More >
Mid-Continent Public Library will hold its first annual symposium on Sat., May 6th focusing on the role music can play in early learning and literacy.
The free event will be held at the North Independence branch (317 W. 24 Highway, Independence, MO.) from 9 am to 12:30 pm. Download flyer.Read More >
Over 120 community members participated, with nearly 25 volunteers from the site council, neighborhood and area churches helping to setup and clean up the event.Read More >
Kansas City area students and adults have the opportunity to stay improve their chess skills and become a certified chess instructor this summer with LINC Chess. Registration is now open.Read More >
The Independence School District will celebrate its 10th annual Project Shine volunteer event on Saturday, June 24, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This year, volunteers from Independence businesses, churches and civic organizations will clean, paint and beautify five ISD schools: Benton Elementary, Santa Fe Trail Elementary, Spring Branch Elementary, Sycamore Hills Elementary and Nowlin Middle School.Read More >
The LINC Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, April 17th from 4-6 pm at the Kauffman Foundation. The meeting will include a discussion of health issues in Kansas City and Missouri with presentations by Dr. Bridget McCandless, president of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City and Dr. Randall Williams, the new director of the Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services. The public is invited to attend.Read More >