Victory Junction Runs on Heartpower

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The Victory Junction Gang recently announced a site selection for its second, medical camping facility for children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses. The expansion of Victory Junction will be located built on 71 acres in Wyandotte County, Kansas, pending Unified Government review and approval. Victory Junction Gang is a year-round facility that enriches the lives of … [Read more...]

Voyage Solar System Model in Downtown KC

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We have managed to squeeze in a Voyage Solar System model in Downtown Kansas City. This area is now home to the second Voyage Exhibition in the world, thanks to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Voyage is a one to 10-billion scale model Solar System that stretches one mile between the Sun, positioned at 13th and Baltimore, and Explorers– the last stanchion, located in front of Union … [Read more...]

Thomas Bloch is One Accountable Guy

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"In early 1995, quite deliberately, I stepped down as CEO of H&R Block, where I was making nearly a million dollars a year," Thomas Bloch writes in his introduction. "I had decided on a higher calling: teaching math to inner-city kids. This is the story of how that decision changed my life and the lives of the kids I tried to help." The journey from CEO to teacher and observations on how to … [Read more...]