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City Christmas Tree delivered to Downtown Topeka; lit to start parade

Downtown Topeka Inc., Evergy Inc. came together in late November to deliver a Christmas tree for the Downtown Topeka holiday season. Dale and Julie Hrenchir and their daughters Adrianna and Kayla donated ...

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C5Alive Christmas Luncheon to celebrate with music, games

The December C5 Christmas Luncheon will be held December 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fairlawn Plaza Mall. Christmas music, games and fun will be the order of the day, with ...

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“A Big Band Christmas” comes to Jayhawk Theatre

Topeka Swing Dance and the Jayhawk Theatre have partnered to bring “A Big Band Christmas” to the Jayhawk Theatre auditorium on Saturday, December 7, beginning at 7pm. With both concert seating and ...

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Annual Red Kettle Campaign begins

salvation army

The season of giving is has arrived, and the familiar sound of bell ringing has announced the beginning of The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign.  The Salvation Army kicked off this ...

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What is the ‘mission’ in Rescue Mission? How do we care for our less fortunate neighbors?

Topeka Rescue Mission

If you live in, or anywhere near, Topeka you have probably heard about the financial struggles of the Topeka Rescue Mission over the last few months. TRM announced Aug. 5 it might ...

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Topeka area drop-off sites to open for Operation Christmas Child project

This month, local families can make a global impact as multiple sites in Topeka and surrounding towns will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation ...

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Explaining the ABCs of self-protection

It seems the most powerful move you make in self-protection comes before you find yourself in a dangerous situation. “We teach what we call the ‘ABCs’ of self-protection,” says Patrick Overbey, owner ...

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C5 POWER Luncheon to be held at National Guard Museum

The November C5 POWER Luncheon will be held November 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the National Guard Museum at Forbes Field. The event is open to the public, and the ...

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B&B Theatres announces November 7 Grand Opening of Topeka Wheatfield 9

B&B Theatres has announced the Grand Opening of the Topeka Wheatfield 9, a state-of-the-art theater complex at 2829 SW Fairlawn Road in Topeka.  The company has been conducting training nights and will ...

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Great Overland Station to hold Afternoons of Praise & Thanksgiving, Veterans Ceremony, Harvey House Luncheon

Great Overland Station in Topeka will hold Afternoons of Praise and Thanksgiving called “To God Be the Glory” on November 3, 17 & 24 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The public is ...

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Newsboys United coming to TPAC Nov. 1

The Newsboys United will perform at the Topeka Performing Arts Center in Topeka on Friday, November 1, 2019, at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased in person at ...

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Hanna renames practice to Heart Financial Partners

Jim Hanna, CFP®, MBA, a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, recently changed the name of his practice to Heart Financial Partners, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. ...

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Public invited to celebrate TPD mural

The Topeka Police Department and ArtsConnect are inviting the public to celebrate the completion of the TPD Mural Project: The Common Ground. A dedication ceremony will be held on Thursday, October 24 ...

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Hazel Hill Chocolate joins with Grape Escape at TPAC

“Grape Escape Meets Hazel Hill Chocolate” is billed as Topeka’s premier wine and food festival, with silent and live auctions to benefit the Topeka Performing Arts Center and the community programs offered. ...

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Musical tutoring business opens in West Ridge Mall

Have you had a goal of learning a musical instrument or how to sing? If so, this new opportunity for tutoring may be just what you are looking for. On October 1st, ...

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All Topeka pastors invited to Appreciation Luncheon

The Annual C5 Pastors Appreciation Luncheon will be held October 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Great Overland Station. The event is open to the public, and local pastor Hal Smith ...

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KBS and CAC to host Free Day at the Topeka Zoo

KBS Constructors, Inc. and the Citizen’s Advisory Council will be hosting a free community appreciation day at the Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center on September 28th from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ...

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PARS benefit to celebrate hope, health and recovery is tonight

The first Inaugural Prevention and Recovery Services (PARS) benefit, “A Celebration of Working Together for Hope, Health and Recovery,” will be held Wednesday, September 25 at Topeka Civic Theatre, 3028 SW 8th ...

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Ribbon cutting celebrates Charles Sheldon Study renovation

A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sept. 26 to formally unveil the renovated Charles Sheldon Study at Old Prairie Town. Speakers at the ribbon cutting include County Commissioner Bill Riphahn, ...

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Youth Court provides options, experience to young offenders

September is National Youth Court Month, and Topeka Youth Project is celebrating 15 years of providing Youth Court to Topeka/Shawnee County youth. This program is youth-led and youth-driven by 13- to 18-year-old ...

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C5Alive Luncheons to Feature Scott Perkins at the Zoo; Hal Smith & Pastor Appreciation

Scott Perkins will be the featured speaker at the September C5Alive Luncheon, to be held September 12, 11:30am to 1pm at the Topeka Zoo’s Gary Clarke Education Room. Perkins is known as ...

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What is the truth about dinosaurs?

Does God exist?  How can anyone believe in religion when science has neither a need nor a place for God?  Is evolution happening today? What is the truth about dinosaurs? If God ...

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Local pastor/missionary to be recognized for lifetime achievement

Rev. Max Manning, one of the original founders of Topeka Rescue Mission, has been serving the Kingdom of God since the 1950s. The pastor and missionary is the Director of Global Missions, ...

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Local officials learning tax hikes doom consumer spending

City and county officials in Johnson County recently told the Kansas City Star they are ‘puzzled’ by sluggish sales tax collections and consumer spending. They shouldn’t be.  Local officials should realize the obvious. Kansans ...

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NAMI Topeka presents Family-to-Family mental health education class

Mental health advocates say the community must end the stigma attached to mental illness in order for people to get the help they need. NAMI Topeka, part of the National Alliance on ...

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