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MCC-Maple Woods to offer free tax assistance through April

MCC-Maple Woods is offering free federal and state income tax preparation for moderate- and low-income households in the Metro area. The free tax preparation sessions will be held Wednesdays from 4:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the MCC-Maple Woods Computer-Business Room 105 Feb. 6-Apr. 13, 2013. There also will be additional sessions …

Register to vote: Congressman Emanuel Cleaver addresses Missouri voting rights

September 25 is National Voter Registration Day, and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II will speak in the Grand Hall at Union Station about the importance of voting and voter protection. MCC students and staff are invited to take an active part in this moment in history. Those who attend will be able to: ·         Register to …

MCC-Maple Woods honors Holocaust victims with Day of Remembrance concert

Though the horrors of the Holocaust are undisputed, victims and survivors of one of history’s most chilling periods of human cruelty persevered to create beautiful music – stray slants of light and faith amongst the darkness. MCC-Maple Woods will host the annual Day of Remembrance Concert: Remembering the Holocaust Through Music at 6:30 p.m. April …

Shoal Creek Trail links MCC-Maple Woods with nearby Happy Rock Park

Hiking and biking enthusiasts near MCC-Maple Woods have a shiny new pathway linking the campus with nearby Happy Rock Park in Gladstone, Mo. The new one-mile extension is part of the Shoal Creek Trail System, and passes though a scenic ravine between the campus and the public park. A bridge has also been built across …

Memorial dog tags available for purchase to benefit Matt Mason Scholarship Fund

In remembrance of former MCC-Maple Woods student, athlete and national hero Matt Mason, a scholarship has been established through the MCC Foundation to be awarded to future baseball players who exhibit the Navy SEAL’s values and passion for the game. To fund the scholarship, the MCC-Maple Woods Bookstore will be selling memorial dog tags with …

MCC-Maple Woods artists exhibit work in juried show

Talented artists at MCC-Maple Woods will display works in all mediums at the annual Juried Art Show from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. April 5 in the Campus Center Arbor Room. Additionally, a reception will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. featuring the artists involved in the show. Many different kinds of art will be on …

Trail Blazer women’s soccer on Univision Mar. 24

Trail Blazers women’s soccer coach Brad Childers and some of his players will be appearing soon on Spanish language television station Univision. Univision 48 Kansas City‘s Sarai Martí interviewd the coach and some of the Spanish speaking soccer players. The episode will air on Mar. 24, 2012, and will soon after be posted to the …

Child abuse prevention month, “All for the Children”

The deaths of young Sam and Lindsey Porter in 2004 struck close to home for the people of MCC-Blue River, and many other horrible instances of child abuse have occurred in the area since. More recently, children have been abused in the classroom by a Grain Valley second grade school teacher, and an Independence area …

MCC-Maple Woods Phi Theta Kappa hosting a highway cleanup

With a beautiful weekend lined up, why not spend Saturday morning doing something good for the community and hanging out with fellow students? The MCC-Maple Woods Upsilon Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will be hosting a trash pick-up along Highway 152 across from campus from 9 a.m. – noon March 24. Students, faculty and …

Get a cultural experience at annual Northland Ethnic Festival

Families and community members can experience food, dance, crafts and culture from more than 15 difference countries at this free community event, scheduled from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. March 31 at Park Hill South High School. Countries as diverse as China, India, Mexico, Germany, Colombia, Israel and more will also take to the stage …