Red Coaters become a family while representing Chiefs, helping Kansas City with thousands of hours of community service. They also are part of the pregame festivities on the field at Arrowhead Stadium, and they welcome fans and players alike to game day.
Group homes for people with memory issues are opening up as an alternative to nursing homes and assisted living. The group homes are designed to feel and function more like traditional homes, where much of the activity is focused around comfortable living rooms and large kitchens. As one local family can attest, such group homes have been a blessing.
As Pleasant Valley’s Police Chief Mark Dumolt plans his second retirement at the beginning of 2016, he is surrounded by memorabilia from a career in law enforcement. Tucked among the awards, pictures, patches and remembrances are two black and white images. One is from the Andy Griffith TV show and one is from the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.”