Swope Health is celebrating 50 years of service in Kansas City. The party is about to heat up with a series of events in July, August and September – plus other community activities, too.
Mark your calendar and plan to be with us at these events:
July 13, 2019
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The 13th Annual Kansas City Public Health & Safety Fair
Swope Health will support the 13th Annual Kansas City Public Health & Safety Fair at Arrowhead Stadium Founder’s Plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13.
This free event is sponsored by Missouri Sen. S. Kiki Curls, in partnership with the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, the Black Health Care Coalition, Kansas City Missouri Police Department, RideKC, Truman Medical Centers and the Kansas City Chiefs.
The event features health screenings, immunizations, student sports physicals, food and giveaways of bicycles and helmets and more. Free transportation is available.
The event is designed to raise awareness of health disparities in the minority community. The event encourages preventive care, physical activity, healthy eating and cooking habits, and more.
July 19, 2019
Open House and Ribbon Cutting Celebration at the remodeled Swope Health Northland Clinic
Swope Health will hold an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Celebration at the remodeled Swope Health Northland Clinic, 2906 N.W. Vivion Road in Riverside, Missouri, 9 a.m., Friday, July 19.
Join us for tours of the new facility starting at 8:30 a.m. and again right after the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Enjoy light refreshments and meet our providers and team.
July 27, 2019
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Swope Health Birthday Bash
Join us for the Swope Health Birthday Bash, at Swope Central, 3801 Blue Parkway, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27.
Everyone is invited to this free party, featuring carnival games, music, dancing, arts & crafts, food, vendors and information booths and, of course, birthday cake! Parking is available at the Mazuma lot just east of Swope Health Central.
“This is our chance to say ‘Thank you’ to all of our clients and the community,” said Michelle Keller, vice president for Community Engagement, Development and Outreach. “We can’t wait to celebrate with you.”
August 3, 2019
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Children of all ages are invited to celebrate and prepare for the start of the new school year at Summerfest, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, August 3.
Swope Health will participate in the event, which spreads over two square blocks at the Kansas City Public Schools Board of Education Park, 2901 Troost Ave.
The event features live entertainment, athletic competitions, educational games and free food. Students can register for a free backpack, school supplies and a T-Shirt, and can visit with teachers and principals of the Kansas City Public Schools at the event. The celebration is sponsored by the Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation.
August 4-10, 2019
National Health Center Week
Swope Health recognizes National Health Center Week, August 4-10, 2019, with a series of community events. The National Health Center Week celebrates the role centers like Swope Health perform in the community – providing high-quality healthcare, improving health outcomes and narrowing disparities in care. Nationally, health centers provide care to more than 28 million patients.
At Swope Health, Wednesday, Aug. 7, will be Patient Appreciation Day. Working with United Healthcare, we will offer healthy treats for all.
On Friday, Aug. 9, there will be a special barbecue luncheon to raise funds for the homeless program. Stay tuned for additional activities in the community throughout the week.
September 16, 2019
50th Anniversary Golf Tournament
Are you a golfer? Here’s your chance to practice your swing while celebrating at our 50th Anniversary Golf Tournament.
The event will be held Monday, Sept. 16, at the Hillcrest Golf Club, 8200 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, Missouri.
The event is open to teams of four or individual players for a sponsorship fee. The event includes contests in driving and putting, as well as food, games and special “goodie bags” for all participants.
The best part: all proceeds from the Tournament will go to the Swope Health Patients In Need fund.
Find more details and register at Swope Health Golf Tournament.
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