Blog: Think Big Coworking

Top 5 Reasons People Love Think Big Coworking November 20, 2013 It’s no secret that everyone here at Think Big Coworking loves coworking with us in Kansas City. In fact, we could go on for days about all the reasons we chose coworking over more traditional ways to run an office. But we know you probably don’t […]

Blog: Think Big Partners

Why Kansas City Needs High Collision Density (And How We Can Get It) Tuesday, August 13, 2013 It’s no secret that certain cities across the United States are “the place to be,” especially for entrepreneurs. We all hear about the startup successes in Silicon Valley, Boulder, Austin and Silicon Alley. But have you ever wondered […]

Feature: Girl Power with Girl Scouts

Building Girl Power with Girl Scouts When it comes to youth sports programs, Rosedale Development Association offers lots of options. But one group was consistently underrepresented in these activities: Girls. Clearly, Rosedale’s girls were looking for a different kind of after school activity. One that could bring them together to explore their interests and develop […]

Blog: HALO Foundation Announcement

The HALO Foundation Welcomes New Director of Support Katie McDonald Not to brag, but here at HALO we pride ourselves on our dedicated team of staff members who are willing to go the extra mile for our youth. We believe we have found that again in our new Director of Support Katie McDonald. As our organization has […]

Blog: HALO Foundation Art Auction

Top 5 Things You Need To Know About The 2014 ArtReach Auction It’s kind of hard to believe, but this year will mark the 9th time we’ve held our ArtReach Auction. And 2014 is sure to be our best year yet because we’ve changed a few things. Not only do we have the best volunteers […]

Call to Action: Rosedale without AmeriCorps

(Originally appeared in Rosedale Development Association’s newsletter, The Rosedalian, and on It is hard to imagine Rosedale Development Association’s office without AmeriCorps members. Since 2010, RDA has partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to bring AmeriCorps volunteers to Rosedale. But the future of this partnership is in jeopardy. According to […]

Marketing Campaign: We Aren’t Rosedale Without You

Objective: The objective of our marketing campaign, “We Aren’t Rosedale Without You,” was to get as many people who live in the 66103 zip code to take the 2015 Rosedale Community Survey. The survey will help inform the 2015 Rosedale Master Plan, as well as Rosedale Development Association’s goals and priorities. At the very least, our […]

Press Release: New Sidewalk

Frank Rushton Elementary in KCK to celebrate new sidewalk on International Walk to School Day Kansas City, Kan., October 7, 2015 – Frank Rushton Elementary in the Rosedale area of KCK will join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 7. But this year International Walk to School Day isn’t […]

Communications Plan: Rosedale Development Association

After working with Rosedale Development Association for almost three years, it became clear that we needed a defined communications strategy to meet our goals. Below are links to both the Communications Plan I created, which also includes guidelines and helpful tips for other staff members, and the Presentation that I gave to the Board of […]

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