Thursday at 9:00 am

Cowtown Conversations

Cowtown Conversations is a weekly public affairs show where we discuss various social, political and everyday topics that impact our lives as resident’s of the Metropolitan Kansas City Area.

Upcoming episodes

Saving Money with Mrs. Marilyn Chappell of Exceeds Expectations April 26, 2018 | 9:00 am

We will end out Money Smart Month Conversations as we started with Mrs. Marilyn Chappell of Exceeds Expectations and we will be discussing ways to save money.


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Recent episodes

Alternatives to Payday Loans with Becky Gripp of NextStepKC
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April 19, 2018 | 9:00 am

We will be having a Money Smart Conversation with Ms. Becky Gripp of Next Step KC about the Small Dollar Loan Fund, an alternative to high interest payday loans. The Small Dollar Loan program is a practical alternative to payday lending which can result in high service charges and cost more than the actual payday loan itself


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Conversation with Mr. Richard March, Producing Manager Mortgage Market #499597, BMO Harris Bank and Mrs. Venita Fain-Siffre of Chartwell Realty
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April 12, 2018 | 9:00 am

Join us as we talk with Mr. Richard March, Producing Manager Mortgage Market, NMLS#499597, BMO Harris Bank and Mrs. Venita Fain-Siffre of Chartwell Realty about How to Find and Finance your First Home.


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Straight Talk about Credit with Mrs. Marilyn Chappell of Exceeds Expectations
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April 5, 2018 | 9:00 am

Its Money Smart Month and all of our Cowtown Conversations will be dedicated to helping you save money and become more financial savvy. Our Guest for week 1 will beMrs. Marilyn Chappell of Exceeds Expectations and we will be discussing credit and the importance of maintaining you credit.


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Conversation with Dustin Shepherd, Vice President of Renovation Lending and Tenesia Sanders-Looney, Broker Keys Realty Group
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March 29, 2018 | 9:00 am

We will have a conversation with Mr. Dustin Shepherd, Vice President of Renovation Lending at Guaranteed Rate NMLS#260770 and Mrs. Tenesia Sanders-Looney, Broker, Keys Realty Group Inc. about how to renovate a home using a 203K Federal Loan.


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Conversation with Pat Harris of Habitat 4 Humanity of Kansas City March 22, 2018 | 9:00 am

We will be having a discussion with Pat Harris-Shelby, Program Manager of Financial Education and Financial Literacy for Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City, Mo.


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Conversation with Gentry Cobb, LCSW Truman Lakewood
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March 15, 2018 | 9:00 am

We will be having a conversation with Licensed Clinical Social Worker Gentry Cobb on how to talk with your children about problems that may be having at school, bullying and what parents can do to make have their themselves and their children safer while they are at school.


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Kansas City Parks and Recreation discusses the LIFE X Program
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March 8, 2018 | 9:00 am

The Parks and Recreation department will be discussing the LIFE X Program. The life X program is designed increase the life expectancy in neighborhoods that have a lower life expectancy than other neighborhoods in the City of Kansas City, Missouri.
Link to Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Zip Code Life Expectancy

https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/interactives/whereyouliveaffectshowlongyoulive.html


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Conversation with Kansas City Community Garden
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March 1, 2018 | 9:00 am

The mission of Kansas City Community Gardens is to assist low-income households and community groups in the Kansas City metropolitan area to produce vegetables and fruit from garden plots located in backyards, vacant lots, and at community sites.

KCCG supports Kansas City’s gardeners as they work to transform the food system, along with their nutritional habits, in backyard and community garden spaces throughout the metropolitan area.


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Neighborhood Housing Service of Kansas City
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February 22, 2018 | 9:00 am

Community Relations is ground zero for working with neighborhood associations and individuals to improve the community. The goal is to provide the residents with resources for working through city regulations, resolving disputes, and community betterment.

NHS works with community members on a daily basis to ensure questions are answered and problems resolved. NHS has an unwavering commitment to improving the neighborhoods and the lives of those living there.


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Discussion about Kansas City Citizens Police Academy with Angela McCune
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February 15, 2018 | 9:00 am

Have you ever wondered what it’s like inside of a Tactical Squad armored vehicle? Or how crime scene investigators dust for fingerprints? Or what kind of firearms training officers go through? Or do you just want to know more about how the Kansas City Police Department works? Then you should sign up for KCPD’s Citizens Police Academy.

If you have any questions, contact Angela McCune at 816-413-3500 or email at [email protected]


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Joseph Jackson | Email me | Facebook | Twitter

Joseph Jackson is a veteran of the United States Air Force and former member of the Kansas City Missouri School Board and Treasurer for the Kansas City Public Schools. He is a community advocate and former neighborhood President of Santa Fe Area Council and member of the Kansas City Neighborhood Advisory Council. He enjoys movies and reading.
Favorite Quote Information is knowledge and knowledge is the key that will open any door.


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