MCRC Celebrates 20 Years of Service to the Community

News Release For immediate release April 1, 2014 Contact person: Pamela Smart, 913-621-4111 ext 4

MT CARMEL REDEVELOPMENT CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY (Kansas City, Kansas) On Tuesday, April 24, 2014, Mt. Carmel Redevelopment Corporation (MCRC) will be hosting their Annual meeting, celebrating 20 years of service delivery in the community. Now in existence for 20 years, MCRC continues to strive to expand its programs and offerings to the community. Since its inception in 1994, Mt. Carmel Redevelopment Corporation has completed more than $20 million in development in Northeast Wyandotte County which includes affordable single, multi-family and transitional housing and infrastructure improvements.

The organization’s uniqueness lies in the fact that they have united community revitalization, or the brick and mortar aspect of its community redevelopment corporation, with its human services. MCRC has a matrix of social service programs to carry out its mission. Components of the organization accentuate one another, working in concert to accomplish the master plan, each having its own niche in holistic service delivery to the community.

The event will be held at the Breidenthal Youth & Family Community Center located at 1240 Troup Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year’s theme is “Working Together: to overcome Adversity, To Survive through Transformation, To Move from Blight to a Progressive Community!

The organization is an IRS designated 501 C 3 organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for residents in Northeast Wyandotte County through community revitalization and economic development. MCRC envisions revitalized neighborhoods with quality, affordable housing, access to basic human services and sustained economic development.

For more information, contact Pamela Smart at (913) 621-4111 ext. 4 for more information.

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