Reserve Your Spot NOW for WEN’s 6th Annual KC’s Got Talent!

Join us for one of the most fun and unique fundraisers in Kansas City–6th Annual KC’s Got Talent on Thursday, November 10th, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. The event takes place at Boulevard Brewing Company, where guests will enjoy a wide selection of Boulevard Beers, wine, delicious food, and fabulous entertainment!

Amateur acts, will take the stage at to compete for three coveted titles and prize packages: Judge’s Choice, Donor’s Choice and the highest honor, the People’s Choice Award! Most importantly, all proceeds from Kansas City’s Got Talent help ensure that WEN continues its vital mission to help women achieve economic independence.


Election 2016 – More Light, Less Noise, Please

Paul D. Wilson

Paul D. Wilson

This week, I read a comment by one of my favorite bloggers, comparing a quote in the movie, “Princess Bride” to our choice of Presidential candidates.

If you are not familiar with the movie, Princess Buttercup is in love with Westley. However, she has been kidnapped by Prince Humperdink who intends to force her into marrying him instead. Princess Buttercup tells the Prince she plans to commit suicide overnight rather than marrying him the next day.

Humperdink replies, “Please consider marrying me… as an alternative to suicide.” Continue reading

Olathe news briefs for the week of Oct. 17

City Council                                                          

The Olathe City Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

Prescription Drug Take-Back Saturday, Oct. 22
Rid your home of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs by disposing of them on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Olathe City Hall, 100 E. Santa Fe.  Sponsored by the Olathe Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. The DEA will accept pills or patches.  Liquids, needles, and sharps cannot be accepted.  Visit DEA Diversion for additional information.
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