Category: KCSC Blog

Kansas City sports is more than the big four

When you think about Kansas City sports, you think about the big ones: Royals, Chiefs, Sporting KC or NASCAR at the Kansas Speedway.  It’s easy to remember these, especially the Royals who are on fire right now.  But there are so many other sporting events happening in Kansas City this fall you can support! This […]

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WIN for KC Youth Advisory Board is very active

Our 2014-2015 WIN for KC Youth Advisory Board had a great last wrap up activity as we helped at the WIN for KC triathlon.  We were stationed at various activities ranging from handing out the medals & rally towels at the finish line to helping serve Chris Cakes to the participants.  It was a fun […]

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Sports brings a community together

What are you passionate about?  I’d heard the question many times.  It’s the question you’re typically asked when searching for an organization you can help to serve in a volunteer capacity.  I’ve had the pleasure of serving on the Kansas City Sports Commission Young Professionals Advisory Group for the last three years.  For years, I […]

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From participant to volunteer, the WIN for KC Triathlon is addictive

The WIN for KC triathlon was my very first tri two years ago.  I remember attending the training workshop hosted by WIN and hearing one of the volunteers say that after, I would probably get bitten by the triathlon bug and would keep coming back for more after my first race.  That seemed hard to […]

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Camp WIN: Ready for Round Two

Coming in for the summer as an intern, you really don’t know what to expect.  Some people tell you stories about their past experiences being an intern at a variety of different places – some good, some bad.  But coming in and learning you have to work a camp with 300+ little girls, you REALLY […]

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Time for a “Six Month Checkup”

I started to schedule my dental six month checkup and hesitated.  Not because I don’t want to, as weird as it sounds, I actually don’t mind visiting my dentist every six months.  I am proud to tout that I have never worn braces, never had a root canal let alone even a filling. It probably […]

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Kansas City Tennis – Opportunity Abounds

Kansas City is filled with tennis opportunities whether you are new to tennis, coming back to the game after a layoff, or if you think you are good enough for the US Open.  With courts from the Plaza, to Barry Park in the northland, and Indian Creek Rec Center in Overland Park, there’s plenty of […]

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WIN for KC Youth Advisory Board busy in 2015

The WIN for KC Youth Advisory Board has kept very busy in recent months.  We started the year off strong in January with a presentation by Roy Kevin, an admissions officer from Rockhurst University.  He offered us tips on college resumes, applications and essays.  He also gave us insight into what admission departments look for […]

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This fan will be Forever Royal

Last year I had the pleasure of attending the American League Wild Card game. The crazy game where the Kansas City Royals were down 3-7 and came back to win in the 12th inning 9-8. This is also the game where I lost my voice and the game where I fell hard for baseball, again. […]

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Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship brings more to Kansas City

Kansas City will welcome the best basketball in the country as the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship comes to town. When we say “best basketball in the country,” we actually mean it. This year, the Big 12 Conference has been the toughest, strongest and most entertaining to watch. Here’s some supporting facts […]

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