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Talks/Lectures
1 Million Cups
Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups in 2012—a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. As a program of the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups works with entrepreneurs, empowering them with the tools and resources to break down barriers that stand in the way of starting and growing their businesses. Attendance is free. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Presentations run from 9-10 a.m. Each presentation ends with an audience Q&A where the last question is always "What can we as a community do to support you as a startup?"
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Talks/Lectures
1 Million Cups
Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups in 2012—a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. As a program of the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups works with entrepreneurs, empowering them with the tools and resources to break down barriers that stand in the way of starting and growing their businesses. Attendance is free. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Presentations run from 9-10 a.m. Each presentation ends with an audience Q&A where the last question is always "What can we as a community do to support you as a startup?"
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World Dance, Belly Dance
1001 Arabian Nights Belly Dance
1001 Arabian Nights are back in 2019 to bring you the best belly dance shows in town! Hosted monthly by A’isha, Theresa and Rahil, top performers, instructors and event producers, the show is featuring talented guest dancers from the KC area and beyond! Each show is different, so don’t miss any! Every time, you’ll be captivated by delightful belly dance performances of various styles! Come discover the joy of belly dance with us! Show starts at 7pm promptly. Doors open at 6:30. No reserved seating. First come, first seated. :) Family friendly. Minors with parents are allowed in the show area. Only $5 cover (cash please).
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Community Event, Conference
15th Annual Working Well Conference
15th annual Health & Wellness Coalition Working Well Conference. LEARN HOW TO CREATE A CULTURE OF WELLNESS TO ATTRACT & RETAIN TALENT Best practices in creating healthy worksites Highly acclaimed national speakers Fast-paced format, speed learning session, and fantastic vendors Ideas for incorporating movement and stress reduction into the workday
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Benefit/Fundraiser
2019 Step Out: Kansas City
Welcome to 2019 Step Out: Kansas City Walk as a United Front. When you register for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes you become a part of the American Diabetes Association’s team. Walking together with family, friends and coworkers shows your community you want a cure. Walking is a great way to get out and get healthy all while celebrating those living with diabetes. The Step Out Walk Event Day is Special. Participating in the Step Out Walk is an experience you will never forget. You will be joining your community members along the beautiful route who share your passion to fight diabetes. You will be helping people in your own community who live with this disease every day. Your Step Out Day experience includes: Start line ceremonies with inspiring speakers. Well-marked walk route. Fully stocked rest stops. Refreshments and post walk celebrations. Fundraise like a Champ. After registering, you will have access to your Participant Center, which is your fundraising hub. You will have a personal page to share your story, mobile apps, email templates and more. Fundraising has never been easier! Your Impact is Widespread When You Register: You’re raising awareness in your community about diabetes You’re supporting life-saving research You’re helping people who are discriminated against because they have diabetes. Make a difference and register for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes today!
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition
2019 Wichita Kidney Walk
Kidney Walks are a vital source of support as we provide real-time assistance for those in need. 80 cents of every dollar donated goes to research, patient services, professional education, public health education and community services. Action: We ensure that 30 million Americans living with chronic kidney disease get diagnosed, treated and supported early. Education: We provide the public, patients, and healthcare professionals with tools to promote kidney health. Accelerating Change: We advocate for change on Capitol Hill and support life-saving research. To learn more about our work, visit kidney.org.
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Rock
38 Special
After more than three decades together, 38 Special continue to bring their signature blast of Southern Rock to over 100 cities a year. Their many Gold and Platinum album awards stand in testament to the endurance of a legendary powerhouse. With sales in excess of 20 million, most associate the band with their arena-rock pop smashes, "Hold On Loosely," "Rockin' Into the Night," "Caught Up in You," "Fantasy Girl," "If I'd Been the One," "Back Where You Belong," "Chain Lightnin'," "Second Chance," and more - timeless hits that remain radio staples.
www.38special.com/
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Business
40th Kansas Economic Outlook Conference – WICHITA by WSU Center for Economic Development and Business Department
40th ANNUAL KANSAS ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 7:30-11:30 AM Century II Convention Center 225 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67202 Cost: $145, $180 after 9/3/2019 Over 800 Business leaders are turning to the Kansas Economic Outlook Conference for a glimpse into Kansas’ economic future. Founded by Wichita State University, the W. Frank Barton School of Business, and the Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR). The purpose of the conference is to provide insight into current local, state, and national economies, addressing topics of interest to the community. A combination of nationally known speakers and local experts will be on hand to provide perspectives on issues affecting business, industry, education and government. -NEW- Included in the price of the conference is a one-year subscription to the CEDBR forecast booklets ($100 value), which are in-depth publications and reference guides on regional and statewide economic conditions in Kansas: Kansas Economic Trends (available at event) and Kansas Economic Update (mailed in February).
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Photography
50 Years of Photojournalism at the Oklahoman
This temporary exhibit at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center displays Oklahoma’s history through photography capture by The Daily Oklahoman newspaper. The exhibit will be on display during regular museum hours and is free with museum admission.
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Community Event
5th Annual Fiesta Hispana
Immerse yourself in Hispanic culture and heritage with crafts, games, food, music, dance and more. Look for details coming soon! Included with general museum admission, free for members. Radio Partner: Radio Lobo 106.5
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