Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska
Thursday, June 5
The Gallery at Power and Light District
61 E. 14th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
The Patrick and Virginia Clune Award of Excellence honors:
Medical Professional-Dr. Barry Wood
Corporate Friend of the Foundation-Carter Broadcast Group
Community Friend of the Foundation-Carla Duryee
Rozela Atkinson Outstanding Volunteer Award honors:
Join us on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at The Gallery Event Space for a special evening recognizing community leaders and volunteers in addition to thanking our donors and friends of the Foundation. This year's event will feature our signature balloon pop, live auction and entertainment. For more information about tickets or sponsorship, please call Alex Wilson at (913) 262-1551.
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The Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, the event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk. Take a lifesaving step today and sign up for a walk below.
June 21, 2014 - Wichita Kidney Walk
- Wichita, KS
October 11, 2014 - Kansas City Kidney Walk
- Kansas City, MO
2014 Culpepper Exum Scholarship for People with Kidney Disease
Do you live in Kansas or Missouri? Are you on dialysis or have a kidney transplant? Do you want to expand your career options? Do you need more education or training? If so, apply for the Culpepper Exum Scholarship for People with Kidney Disease. Application Deadline – May 12, 2014
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Primary Care Strategies for Kidney Disease
Friday, June 6, 2014
St. Luke's Hospital
4401 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64111
The Primary Care Providers Educational Symposium will update the busy health care professional on methods of identification and intervention to delay the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Primary care practitioners from Kansas and Western Missouri will be invited to hear experts on different topics concerning CKD.
Through social events, networking opportunities, and philanthropic education, the YLB will cultivate the next generation of leaders for the National Kidney Foundation. Click here for more information.
KEEP Healthy - Free Kidney Health Check
The National Kidney Foundation's community-based initiative to educate about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk.
Check-up includes: risk survey, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure check, free educational materials, and opportunity to speak with a health care professional. Click here for more information.