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SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL CHOOSES KC FOR NATIONAL CONVENTION

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL CHOOSES KC FOR NATIONAL CONVENTION

September 10, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Shriners International has selected Kansas City to host its 2020 National Convention, July 5-9, 2020. An estimated 20,000 Shriners and their ladies are expected to attend, generating 11,000 room nights and pouring nearly $18...
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KC COMMEMORATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

KC COMMEMORATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

February 05, 2015
Since 1976, every U.S. President has officially designated February as National Black History Month. In Kansas City, area neighborhoods like the 18th & Vine Historic Jazz District provide a who’s who of some of the greatest African-American legends in...
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KC RINGS IN 2015

KC RINGS IN 2015

December 23, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City knows how to ring in a new year. Whether it’s with family or friends, Kansas City’s got you covered for a stellar celebration with parties of all sizes in all corners of the city.  festive season, visitors and residents...
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KC OBSERVES NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

KC OBSERVES NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

November 04, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.—November is Native American Heritage Month. In commemoration, museums, galleries, national parks and other attractions across the country will celebrate the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans. Below is list of special area...
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KC OBSERVES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

KC OBSERVES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

January 27, 2014
February is designated as National Black History Month. Recently, Lonely Planet, the global leader in travel publishing, praised KC’s “vibrant African-American community” when it named KC as of its “Top 10 U.S. Destinations for 2014.” Several area...
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KC OBSERVES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

KC OBSERVES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

February 05, 2013
February is designated as National Black History Month. Several area attractions pay tribute to the contributions of African Americans this month and all year long. Below is list of special celebrations for the month and on-going exhibits that...
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