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MCC float claims a trophy in KC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Irish eyes were smiling and so were the faces of Metropolitan Community College student and employee volunteers who took part in Kansas City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 17. MCC’s float took second place in the schools division. It’s quite a feat for taking part in the parade for only the second time. The …

‘1,000 Footsteps’ series uses art, conversation to tell KC refugee stories

“1,000 Footsteps Tell the Story: Refugees’ Journeys Through Art and Conversation” opens with a reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley’s Carter Art Center, 3201 Southwest Trafficway. The art exhibit and series of accompanying programs focus on the refugees who now call Greater Kansas City home. The art exhibit includes …