Savanna Williams, a nine-year- old who just finished the fourth grade at Warford Elementary School, received an Outstanding Young Achiever Award at the 2 nd Annual SKCA Awards Breakfast May 30 for raising substantial funds from the sale of her artwork during the last five years to contribute to charities that assist children. Shown with Savanna, from left, are Stacey Johnson-Cosby, SKCA president; Urban Ray, Warford principal; Brian Williams, Savanna’s father; John Sharp, SKCA awards committee chair; Nicole Williams, Savanna’s mother; and Dr. Yolanda Cargile, Hickman Mills school superintendent.
John Sharp, chair of the SKCA Awards & Government Affairs Committees, received a surprise award for his many years of dedicated service to South Kansas City from SKCA President Stacey Johnson-Cosby at the 2nd Annual SKCA Awards Breakfast May 30. Shown with them are members of the SKCA Board: (from left) Steve Quinlan, Cathy Knight-Kotzias, Greg Lever, Nicole Williams, Eslun Tucker, Sherwood Smith and Missouri State Representative DaRon McGee.
Interim Kansas City Police Chief David Zimmerman explained the Police Department’s initiatives to reduce homicides and aggravated assaults at the June 12 SKCA meeting at the South Patrol Police Station. Also speaking at the meeting were, from left, Deputy Chief Cheryl Rose, South Patrol Commander Louis Perez and Deputy Chief Patty Higgins.
City Manager Troy Schulte explained at the May 8 SKCA meeting that the capital projects he is recommending for funding during the first year of a 20-year $800 million general obligation bond program approved by voters in April will be those that are “shovel ready” and can be started immediately.
SKCA President Stacey Johnson-Cosby explains that ample time will be left for audience questions to (from left) Joe Reardon, president and CEO of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, and Tim Cowden, president and CEO of the KC Area Development Council, who spoke at the July 10 SKCA meeting about the importance of building a modern single terminal at KCI Airport to give visitors a good first impression of the city.
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