The Kansas Sampler Foundation announced a slate of November meetings to be held around the state for 21-39 year olds who are rural by choice. The meetings are the public kick-off for the Foundation's PowerUp Movement.
PowerUps are 21-39 year olds who are rural by choice. The PowerUp Movement is about recognizing the value of PowerUps who have made a conscious decision to embrace and enhance the rural communities in which they live.
Foundation director Marci Penner said, "What makes this a Movement is the opportunity to create a new energy in rural Kansas by empowering the PowerUps with the encouragement and support from those of us 40 and older, the PowerOn group."
The meetings will be led by PowerUp Liaisons Liz Sosa, Garden City, or Erika Nelson, Lucas. Meetings are scheduled at the following times and places:
NOVEMBER 14, 5:30
St. Joe Store, 2801 Noble Road, downtown St. Joseph in Cloud County
NOVEMBER 14, 5:30 p.m.
City Hall, 616 S. Main, LaHarpe in Allen County
NOVEMBER 22, 5:30 p.m.
Community Center, 403 S. Main, Hudson (Stafford County)
NOVEMBER 29, 6 p.m. CT; 5 p.m. MT
City Hall, Elm Street and Wheeler, Coolidge (Hamilton County)
NOVEMBER 29, 5:30 p.m.
Prairie Junction Restaurant, 516 W. Main, Morland (Graham County)
NOVEMBER 30, 5:30 p.m.
Community Center, 901 Commercial, Havensville (Pottawatomie County)
RSVP's to firstname.lastname@example.org are appreciated.
The project is funded to-date by a grant from the Kansas Health Foundation and support from numerous rural telecommunication companies statewide and Central National Bank, Topeka.
For more information go to www.ruralbychoice.com.