Class XXVII Makes Children the Focus of Its Class Project Raising Funds to Help PACES Exchange and Visitation Program

PACES Exchange and Visitation Program (PEV) provides supervised visitation and monitored exchanges in a safe, neutral, child friendly environment for families referred by Wyandotte County Courts.  Through PEV children can maintain or develop relationships with the non residential parent while protecting the emotional and physical well being of the children.

PEV needs to update their their visitation rooms and improve their service to teens but due to budget restrictions and funding loss has a limited ability to do so.  Class 27 seeks to raise funds to purchase a foosball table, replace broken toys, and update rooms with a fresh makeover.

Please join us to help PEV on JULY 31, at Breit's from 5 - 8.  Gourmet hot dogs such as Chicago Style, New York Style, & St. Louis Style will be available along with chips and beer   Tickets are $20.00 for all of the beer you can drink and food you can eat until it is gone.  Discount tickets available for those who do not drink beer.

Contact Lisa Garza at 913-232-1513 for more information. 


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From its origins in 1985, the purpose of Leadership 2000 has been to develop the leadership potential of men and women in Wyandotte County, Kansas. Its flagship program, Leadership 2000, was created to identify, motivate and develop 2,000 new and emerging community leaders to help shape our community's future. Leadership 2000 classes are made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds who have demonstrated an interest in and a commitment to civic leadership. Through this program participants become aware of social and economic changes and the impact of such changes upon the local economy.

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Leadership 2000
Affiliated with Donnelly College
608 N. 18th Street
Kansas City, KS 66102