Kansas 2nd District Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins touted GOP accomplishments in Congress and the role of women in leadership positions as she delivered the Dole Lecture at the University of Kansas on Sunday.
Local heart transplant recipient Merle Zuel is raising funds to support pre- or post-op heart transplant recipients in the community by hosting the annual MerleJam Benefit Concert. Diagnosed with a defective heart valve at age 10, Zuel fought his progressively worsening heart failure for eleven years before being activated for transplant. Now a tireless advocate for organ donation, Zuel hosts this annual fundraising event in Kansas City as a way to raise public awareness and support those in need within the community.
The MerleJam Benefit Concert will take place on May 1st and 2nd at the Knucklehead Saloon (2715 Rochester St.) and will feature local live music, including Los Lobos, Kris Lager Band, and many others.
Enjoy great local live music while giving back to an important cause. The MerleJam Heart Transplant Fund, a Kansas City-based nonprofit founded by a local heart transplant recipient, will host its annual “MerleJam Benefit Concert” at Knuckleheads Saloon on May 1st and 2nd. Advance tickets are on sale now and all proceeds will benefit the organization, which provides support for heart transplant recipients and their families. Featuring Los Lobos, Chuck Meade, Kris Lager band and more. Knuckleheads Saloon
2715 Rochester St.
Kansas City, MO
To purchase tickets, visit MerleJam.com and don’t miss out on this exciting two-day event!
The12th annual NAMI Kansas walk benefits the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The NAMI Walk will be held in Topeka on Saturday, May 2nd to raise awareness about mental illness and to demonstrate the community’s support for those who are living with mental illnesses. The NAMI Walk provides funding for programs of support, education and advocacy – changing minds one step at a time. To register, visit www.namiwalks.org or call 800-539-2660.