East Topeka Anti-Crime Initiative


"This is the perfect opportunity for the community to come together to learn, to share experiences, thoughts, ideas, and a chance to make a stronger community. " - Topeka City Council Members Clear, Ortiz, & Emerson

Building Community in Unexpected Places: An Update from Bloomerang Studios & Brewster Place

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As a Heartland Visioning Steering Committee member and Topeka native, Carol Bradbury is working to increase community pride in Topeka through her business, Bloomerang Studios. In its eighth year, Bloomerang continues to find new ways to bring art to those who need it most. In a recent project, Brewster Place invited Carol to create an intergenerational art experience resulting in a beautiful glass installation for Brewster’s new “Main Street.” 

Public Invitation: National Parks Service Oregon and California National Historic Trails - Pappan’s Ferry Design Charette

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TOPEKA, KAN. ― The National Park Service has identified the Pappan’s Ferry crossing in Topeka as a significant site on the historic Oregon-California Trail. Three to four members of NPS’ landscape architectural team will be in Topeka the week of Aug. 22-26 to explore ideas for interpretation and development of this historic site.

Pappan’s Ferry: An important crossing of the Kansas River at Topeka

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This drawing depicts Pappan's Ferry on the Kansas River in Topeka, Kansas Territory. Artist: Worrall, Henry, 1857 

Pappan’s Ferry: An important crossing of the Kansas River at Topeka by pioneers following the Oregon-California Trail

Heartland Visioning Looking for Administrative Assistant

Heartland Visioning is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant responsible for managing the Heartland Visioning office and assisting the Executive Director and Director of Communications and Community Engagement with organizational activities, communications and event planning. If you know of someone who wants to make a difference in their community and fits the job description encourage them to apply! 

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TEDxTopekaWomen 2016 Call for Speakers

TOPEKA, Kan. – We’re excited to announce an open speaker call for TEDxTopekaWomen 2016. Anyone who is interested in applying should go to www.tedxtopekawomen.com and fill out an application.

NOTO Arts District Master Planning – Phase 3 Workshop

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The consultant team working with business and property owners, local residents and civic leaders on the future of the North Topeka Arts District has crafted a first draft of a District master plan based on input received from the community. On the evening of June 29, the team will conduct a final workshop open to the public that will review how the District can improve, develop and grow based on the draft plan, including expansion of its boundaries.

Topeka Gives

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“Topeka Gives,” an all-day event centered around charitable giving, is slated for Tuesday, June 7, 2016 inside Fairlawn Plaza Mall. This year, 157 nonprofit organizations will be participating and the “match money” has grown to $73,500.00

Airport Public Information Workshop

As part of the Airport Master Plan Update for Topeka Regional Airport, there is a Public Information Workshop scheduled to be held May 31, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Social Services Funding Announced

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Shawnee County Has Issued a Request for Proposal to Fund Social Services

City of Topeka budget open house

Vote to share you top priority for the City of Topeka's budget. City of Topeka Budget Open House will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th. In the parking lot that evening they will have two of thier bigger trucks for a mini Touch-A-Truck event. 

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