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March 2021 Newsletter
Meet. Learn. Ask. Share.
 

           Tuesday, February 23rd  
     Marlborough Community Meeting
                 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
 

Join by Phone, Facebook Live or Zoom
Meeting ID: 966 5034 7259 | Password: 503321
Numbers To Participate By Phone: (346) 248 7799 | (408) 638 0968 | (669) 900 6833 | (253) 215 8782 | (312) 626 6799 | (646) 876 9923 | (301) 715 8592

Community Meeting Agenda 
  • KC Earnings Tax April 6th Ballot Issue: Maurice Watson
  • Spring Beautification & Neighborhood Clean Up Plans
  • Oh, The Places We've Been Since The Catalyst Plan!
  • KC Blueprint For Non-Violence And A Safe And Healthy Community:            An Overview and Discussion with Dr. Marvia Jones, Violence Prevention and Policy Manager at the KC Health Department 
Neighborhood Updates:
  • Rachel Morado Plaza now has both bike racks and benches installed! Ride or walk to 77th Terr and Paseo or 77th and Hickman Mills and enjoy the park!
  • Many thanks to Beautification Task Force Leader Tonya Slavens and her team of hardworking volunteers for kicking off the spring season by preparing the ground for a native plant at the Rising Marlborough  Mural Park at 83rd & Paseo. Watch Facebook for the work dates in April to finish the bed preparation and planting the flowers and grasses.
  • Next Saturday - March 27th ---- Join KC Parks Department staff, KC Parks Ambassadors, and other Marlborough neighbors to tackle the removal of honeysuckle and trash from the north end of Marlborough Park! Come and go between 9 am and 1 pm. Watch Facebook for details, email info@wearemarlborough.org or call 816.866.6279.   
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FLOWERS FOR MARLBOROUGH
Marlborough neighbor and Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) Professor Julie Farstad initiated "Flowers For Marlborough" as a community art project and visual love letter to her neighborhood by painting native plants and pollinators on blighted structures.  Julie's first collaborative painting, installed at 1339 E 79 St. and with the permission of the property owner, was done with Marlborough artists Anna Goodwin and Adam Crowley and in partnership with the Coalition's Arts and Culture Task Force. 
                  
Julie organized the panel designs with each artist adding their interpretation of the native flowers in two panels. Julie's two panels are at the center of the mural, Adam's to the left, and Anna's to the right.  Follow Flowers For Marlborough or the Marlborough Coalition on Facebook or @FlowersForMarlborough on Instagram for information on the next painting. Ideas being considered include an inside-out art museum and native plant paintings on streets to slow traffic. Supplies for this project were funded by the Rosser Biennial Faculty Fellowship at KCAI. For more information about the Arts & Culture Task Force email info@wearemarlborough.org.
NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS HIGHLIGHT:
PRIME EVENT CENTER
                     
Prime Event Center is a neighbor-owned event space located at 8020 Hickman Mills Drive. They offer space for a small conference, seminar, family reunion, wedding reception, birthday party, baby shower, fundraiser or celebration of life with flexible packages for seated gatherings of 100 and 125 in a cocktail format. They host events 7 days a week both mornings and evenings with a variety of amenities as well as a list of preferred vendors. 

The Prime Event Center is owned by Kim Curry under Curry Development Group. It is operated by Claude Peterson. Kim is a Marlborough resident who believes in investing in the community where she lives. In 2004, she was the developer 4 of new homes in the 8300 block of Prospect. Kim is currently an active member of the Public Health & Safety and Housing Task Forces.

Contact Claude for more information or to schedule a visit. Prime Event Center would love to serve you! (816) 213-3637 or primeeventcenter@yahoo.com.
Task Force Opportunities. Be The Change.
Housing | Arts & Culture | Beautification | Public Health & Safety
Contact Us:   info@wearemarlborough.org    816.866.6279

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