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August 2020

Monthly Event Hosted via August’s Virtual Meeting & Teleconference

August 26, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This month's event will be a virtual Urban Core Group meeting which will feature a virtual tour and discussion with Jill Meyers, Live at the Golden Ox to discuss the Golden Ox and events going on now. Lemonade Park is making it possible to see live music right now! Check out more on their Website, Facebook, & Instagram. Where? On the phone or computer When? Wed, Aug 26, 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (CDT) Members, please do not show up…

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September 2020

Monthly Event Hosted for September is postponed.

September 23, 2020

With the pandemic continuing, everything is etched in Jello now. Our possible event this month in the River Market has been postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19 and the continued regulations on gatherings.  However, there are excellent virtual programs on deck in the coming months.  Check out our calendar. Our official 25th anniversary celebration is postponed until next year as well since we don’t want to put anyone in danger until the climate is safer to meet in person. We celebrate…

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October 2020

Monthly Event Hosted via Oct’s Virtual Meeting & Teleconference

October 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Netherlands, 3835 Main St
Kansas Cityq, MO 64111 United States
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Please join us for a virtual Urban Core Event with the Netherland at 39th and Main.  Our remote streaming will take place as our online location event.  The Hosts are The Netherland Apartments, Canary Bar and Bistro, Historic Kansas City, and the Monarch Building. The Board will make a brief presentation to start and then there will be several speakers from our hosts.  Thanks to Exact Partners, Kansas City for sponsoring our October event. Where? On the phone or computer…

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November 2020

Monthly Event Hosted via Nov’s Virtual Meeting & Teleconference

November 19, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

We want to apologize for the very last minute cancellation of this event. We tried to get a test camera up but never were able to make it work out. In addition, the new COVID-19 rules has put a chokehold on things and we certainly do not want to risk anybody's health and safety. A Huge Thank You to Butch Rigby and the occupants of the Luzier for their hard work in preparing for our event. Most likely, we will…

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Happy Thanksgiving from the KC Urban Core Group in 2020!

November 26, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from the KC Urban Core Group! We want to apologize for the last minute cancellation of this month's event (11/19). The new COVID-19 rules has put a chokehold on things and we certainly do not want to risk anybody's safety. A Huge Thank You to Butch Rigby and the occupants of the Luzier for their hard work in preparing for our event. Most likely, we will be emailing members only for a vote on the proposed slate. We…

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December 2020

Season’s Greetings 2020!

December 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020

Happy Holidays!  * Flashback... and look forward to a new year, 2021! * Season's Greetings! We are excited to announce our new Board members Michelle and Kevin.  They join our current Board members whose combined expertise will be an asset to the Urban Core Group. During the final Directors meeting of the year, it was decided to postpone our January and February meetings in 2021 simply because the Covid landscape seems to still be changing & will continue to…

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January 2021

Monthly Events Hosted via Virtual Means

January 1 - January 10

Look forward to a new year, 2021! During the final Directors meeting of 2020, it was decided to postpone our January and February meetings (& maybe March) in 2021 simply because the COVID landscape seems to still be changing & will continue to do so.  We will update our website as information becomes available. The Urban Core Group has been a catalyst toward strengthening our communities and building value, pride and enthusiasm within our neighborhoods since 1995. Join us where…

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Monthly Event Highlights: Sutherland Lumber

January 11 - January 31
Sutherland Lumber Co General Office, 4000 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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A slice of Kansas City History: the story of Sutherlands I’ll bet all of us have driven up and down Main St without knowing that the National Headquarters for Sutherland Lumber is located at 40th and Main. This uninteresting building is the headquarters for over 60 lumber yards across the Midwest, west and southwestern United States. The Sutherland family has lived in the Kansas City area for almost 100 years and still have homes in the family compound on Mission…

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February 2021

Monthly Event Highlights: Russell Stover Candies

February 1 - February 28
Russell Stover Chocolates, LLC, 4900 Oak St
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
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Russell Stover

A slice of Kansas City History: the story of Russell Stover Candies Mrs. Stover’s Bungalow Candies began for Russell and Clara Stover in Denver Co. in 1923. Operations started in their kitchen employing seven people. The following year the Stover’s are operating five stores in Denver, St Louis, Omaha and Kansas City. In 1928, Mrs. Stover’s Bungalow Candies is doing so well they open their first factory in, you guessed it, Kansas City. Kansas City was and still is the…

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March 2021

Monthly Event Highlights: William Volker & Co

March 1 - March 31
William Volker Memorial Fountain, 424 Volker Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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A slice of Kansas City History: the story of William Volker The year was 1881 and Kansas City experiencing rapid growth. Before the 1880’s Kansas City was the same size as Independence Mo and Leavenworth Ks. In 1867 the Missouri Pacific RR came to Kansas City defeating Leavenworth and Independence for freight supremacy in the crossroads of the US. William Volker came from Chicago as a young man with a dream to establish a home furnishing company that would supply…

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