Thursday, August 21, 2014

"Heroes for Healing" event set for Sept. 7

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Frontier Steakhouse, 94th and State Ave., KCK, will host the 5th episode of Heroes for Healing on Sunday, Sept. 7, to benefit the new PACES children’s emergency shelter.

Bikers can enjoy a scenic motorcycle ride from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., preceded by registration and breakfast starting at 9 a.m. Registration is $25 per rider; $15 per passenger; includes breakfast at Frontier Steakhouse.

The Main Event will feature live music by four bands, an auction and food from 2 to 8:30 p.m. at the steakhouse. Children’s activities are scheduled from 2 to 5 p.m.; the live auction begins at 4:30 p.m. Bands performing will include Dennis Laffoon’s All Star Band; Big Time; State Line Drive; and Issues. Food and prize tickets will be available for purchase at the event.

PACES is conducting a capital campaign to build a new emergency shelter for kids removed from their homes due to suspected abuse.  The new shelter will increase PACES capacity to help care for 10 children every day and reduce the number of kids being turned away or sent outside the county for temporary foster care. The shelter is planned for mid-Wyandotte County.

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