Nonprofit Info

Are You a STEM All Star?

Local initiative seeks to build a STEM professional database for educators

Why STEM? Fueling a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math fields will help grow our economy and better equip current students with the skills they need to be successful. According to the National Science Foundation, “…scientific and technological innovations have become increasingly important as…

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Dress for Success Wichita

BY CARLY FARR, AMBASSADORS ACTION TEAM MEMBER

Dress for Success Wichita is changing lives of deserving women every day, and for the entire month of March they are encouraging Wichita to show extra support for their organization. The mission of Dress for Success Wichita is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged…

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Envision embraces visually impaired staff

in inclusive business model

By David Friedberg, Allen, Gibbs & Houlik L.C. Community Relations Chair Did you know there is a manufacturing facility that is operated by the visually impaired (some completely blind!) in Wichita, Kansas? Envision hosted YPW at its Manufacturing facility on South Water Street in Wichita…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Prep for Board Placement Program

By Matt Kochenower, Armstrong Chamberlin Ambassadors Action Team Member YPW hosts a Board Placement program comprised of two parts – Board Placement 101 and Speed Networking.  The program is an opportunity for YPs to learn more about the benefits and responsibilities associated with serving on…

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Kansas Aviation Museum

Aviation History, Kansas History, and Kansas Aviation History

By Cory Theobald Pulse Team Member Located at the end of George Washington Boulevard, tucked up against Boeing and McConnell, the Kansas Aviation Museum houses not just aviation history, but Wichita history as well. Built in the 1930s as the terminal for the former Wichita…

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Big for a Day

Volunteer in Training Event Recap

By Jennifer Collins Community Relations Team Member Last Saturday I got to meet a quiet, intelligent 10 year old girl who seems wise beyond her years. She is one of many children on the Big Brothers Big Sisters waiting list. Community Relations was approached months…

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Fight for Air Climb

Volunteer in Training Event Recap

By Jennifer Collins Community Relations Team Member Saturday, I volunteered with YPs at the 2012 Fight for Air Climb at the Cessna Stadium at Wichita State University.  The Fight for Air Climb benefits the American Lung Association, and raises money for the research, education and…

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Hospitals of Hope

Volunteer in Training Event Recap

by Jennifer Collins Community Relations Team Member On April 3, I visited Hospitals of Hope with a group of YP volunteers to learn about their Clinic in a Can program, and see what we could do to help. As the first segment in Community Relations “Volunteers…

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TKAMM Launching New Networking Group

While you are out and about this Friday for Final Friday, you might want to stop by the Kansas African American Museum for the launch of their new young professional group, T-Net. T-Net is a vibrant group of adults 21 to 45 who come together…

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New Board Specifically for YPs

Boys and Girls Clubs of South Central Kansas

The Boys and Girls Clubs of South Central Kansas is starting a Young Executive Board and are inviting YPs to be a part of it. The Boys & Girls Clubs Young Executive Board is a chance for younger members of the community to give back…

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What is Arts Partners?

What do they do in Wichita?

Arts Partners, an affiliate of Young Audiences, Inc., is a comprehensive educational program that integrates visual and performing arts into all areas of the curriculum through the planned use of community cultural resources. They inspire creativity and learning by using the arts to enhance the…

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