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What a year for the AAKC and our charity partner Operation Breakthrough!   This year we participated in two existing events and also completed three capital projects at the Center. JUNETEENTH is an annual event held every year on the 13th day of June. It is a Carnival and is held in the parking lot just north of the Center. They have inflatables, games, face painting, exhibits from the Kansas City Zoo, Fire Truck with ladder and hose, snacks to eat, and prizes for all. It is an all-day event and ends around 3:30 – 4:00 PM. Set-up is extensive with tents, tables, chairs, [...]
I'll be real transparent here...I work to make money...duh! To make money I have to sell "things." In order to sell "things" I had to join a group (that'd be the AAKC) that allowed me to network with the industry's decision makers. So let's recap...network + sell ='s MONEY. Money ='s happiness...right?! :)...I kid....
Recently, an NAA member received an "unauthorized use" notice from Getty Images for photos that site employees used on their apartment community's blog and/or website. This is the first time the NAA has been contacted about this, but the NAA is sure it will not be the last. There are apparently law firms out there spending millions of dollars on technology that scours the internet for images encrypted with Getty.  So please make sure your websites are either using paid images or those that are available for public domain. Betsy Feigin Befus at NMHC compiled some resources for us that [...]
Quality Hill Apartments located in Downtown Kansas City wins the 2014 PARAGON Award in the Builders, Owners and Developers category for Best Community, 20+ Years (over 150 units).
AAKC Community Outreach Committee is busy working this year on several projects with Synergy, Operation Breakthrough and Hope Faith Miniseries. This committee is divided into several different sub-committees. Care Packages – Sarah Burlack, Universal CarpetOperation Breakthrough – Don Evans, PPGHope Faith Miniseries - Jennifer Wright, The Retreat of ShawneeSynergy – Erin Walker, Quality Hill Apartments Last week the Operation Breakthrough sub-committee worked on a project. Here are a few comments from Lee Duckett, Associate Director of Marketing and Events with Operation [...]