The Southtown Environment and Public Works Committee selected Mad Jack’s On Troost, a fresh fish market and restaurant, as the recipient of the June Sparkle Award.
Like miners in search of fabled treasure, for the past year Project KCUMA (Kansas City Urban Market Assets) has been searching for undiscovered wealth in Kansas City’s urban core. Now they’re ready to declare they’ve found it – in the form of people and buying power previously not recognized.
On May 13, Southtown held its annual Beautification Award dinner at Benjamin Ranch. In keeping with the western-style setting, the theme of this year’s ceremony was “Blazing Trails,” and the honorees were certainly a “round-up” of the best individuals and organizations that work to keep Southtown beautiful.
The Southtown Environment and Public Works Committee has selected Alphapointe Association for the Blind, 7501 Prospect, for the May Sparkle Award.
Southtown’s own Durwin Rice and his “Tulips on Troost” project made the list of Reader’s Digest’s “35 People Who Inspire Us.” The list is the featured article of the magazine’s May 200