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Volunteer shortage worries organizations

September 30, 2021 | By Debbi Elmore

When Mark Mohesky retired, he quickly started volunteering with Meals on Wheels. Mohesky, who spent 33 years in the Wichita school district’s media production department, said he derives a great deal of satisfaction taking nutritious meals to people who might not otherwise have them. “Getting out into the community to deliver the lunches and looking […]

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Riverfest drawing winners named

| By The Active Age

Congrats to the winners of our drawing for Riverfest buttons: Sue Erwin, Deb Phillips, Cynthia Rhodes and Janice Massucci. Each of these Active Age readers receives a pair of Riverfest buttons. They qualified for the drawing by correctly answering the question: Who is the only two-time Admiral Windwagon Smith? The answer is Clay Bastian (we […]

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Wichita’s own Field of Dreams

August 31, 2021 | By Bob Rives

By Bob Rives When Major League Baseball staged a game in the Iowa cornfield where “Field of Dreams” was filmed, it became one of the most-talked-about regular season contests in decades. Something similar plays out in Wichita when the city’s two vintage baseball teams square off at Old Cowtown Museum. Baseball is now rivaled in […]

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Wichita boy’s Blessing Boxes blow up

June 1, 2021 | By Debbi Elmore

An anti-hunger campaign started by a 6-year-old Wichita boy has turned into an intergenerational effort reaching into six other states. Called Paxton’s Blessing Boxes after Paxton Burns, who’s now 11, the red boxes are stocked with donated food and personal hygiene products that are free for anyone to take.  The endeavor has grown to 93 […]

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