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“Songs of the Golden West” Concert April 13

Classic songs of the American West will be performed by the Metropolitan Chorale on Saturday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. The benefit concert at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, will raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. The chorale will be conducted by Rebecca Johnson, music …

MCC in the news: All for the Children draws hundreds

Despite a dicey weather forecast, more than 200 children and parents attended MCC-Blue River’s All for the Children event on Saturday, March 23, including representatives from a handful of metro-area media outlets. The child-abuse awareness event was featured on KCTV 5, KMBC 9 and KSHB 41 newscasts and on the front page of the Independence Examiner. All for the …

A+ Workshop at MCC-Blue River

High school students and parents: Learn details about the Missouri A+ program at the college level. Workshop will be held at MCC-Blue River’s Education Center room 110 on Thursday, March 7,  from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Reservations are not required.

MCC-Blue River Acting Students Present “A Tribute to Neil Simon”

“A Tribute to Neil Simon” will be presented by Acting I & II students at Metropolitan Community College-Blue River on Thursday, Feb. 28, in Arts & Sciences room 124. Two performances are scheduled, beginning at 12:45 and 7 p.m. The showcase of short scenes from Simon’s plays will be directed by Anne Mahoney, communications/theatre instructor …

Free tax prep help at all MCC campuses

Metropolitan Community College will once again host free tax preparation services at all five MCC campuses. Offered in partnership with the KC C.A.S.H. VITA program, this free service is available to most individuals earning $51,000 or less. Volunteer tax preparers are trained and certified through the IRS to provide the services, including e-filing federal, Missouri and Kansas …