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Tallgrass Creek Residents to Punt, Pass and Kick Their Beloved Teams to Victory at October 21 Football Fest in Overland Park, KS

Oct 14, 2011
Overland Park, KS, Retirees at Tallgrass Creek to 'Punt, Pass and Kick'Their Beloved Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas and Kansas State Football Teams to Victory on Friday, October 21 WHAT: A Friday, October 21, Pep Rally, Tailgate Party and 'Punt, Pass and Kick' Contest by the nearly 300 residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas. Residents will throw footballs for distance, kick an onside kick and dance in the end zone. They will do this to celebrate their collective health and fitness and to cheer their beloved Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas University and Kansas State football teams onto victory...

Tallgrass Creek This Month Celebrates 4th Anniversary; Nears Record 300- Resident Milestone

Oct 3, 2011
Tallgrass Creek This Month Celebrates 4 th  Anniversary; Nears Record 300-Resident Milestone OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 3, 2011) -- Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, this month celebrates its 4 th anniversary. In doing so it is fast approaching a record 300-resident milestone. Men and women have moved to Tallgrass Creek from all parts of Kansas and Missouri, and also from other geographic areas. A brief sampling follows: In Kansas: Lawrence, Shawnee, Olathe, Kansas City, Emporia, Manhattan, Topeka, Independence, Prairie Village, and Wichita. Elsewhere : St. Louis, Missouri; Independence, Missouri; Jefferson City, Missouri; Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Silver Spring,...

Resident-Led Book Club at Tallgarss Creek Thrives in Aftermath of Closing of Borders Stores

Sep 27, 2011
Resident-Led Book Club at Tallgrass Creek Retirement Thrives in Aftermath of the Closing of Borders Stores OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 27, 2011) - The residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community - like many people -- mourned this month's closing of Borders book stores. However, these lifelong book lovers today refuse to let the closing disrupt their daily  routine: there are far too many novels, poems and essays to read and discuss. A group of women at  Tallgrass Creek  formed the campus book club several years ago. Their book club is now thriving with an array of book discussions and...

Public is Invited to Meet Alter Ego of 1900's Editor and Political Activist William Allen White at Monday, September 26, Presentation at Tallgrass Creek

Sep 21, 2011
Public is Invited to Meet Alter Ego of 1900's Editor and Political Activist William Allen White at Free Monday, September 26,  Presentation at Tallgrass Creek Johnson County Community College Professor Fred Krebs to Share His Version of White, Who Led the Progressive Movement OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 22, 2011) - William Allen White, who edited the  Emporia Gazette  in the 1900's and became a political activist who helped to change the course of history, will return and appear at Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park as the alter ego of Fred Krebs, a history professor at Johnson County Community...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Use Internet Technology to Attend Simulcast Sunday Worship Services

Sep 7, 2011
Tallgrass Creek Retirement Community Residents in Overland Park, KS,  Use Internet Technology to Attend Simulcast Worship Services From United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 7, 2011) - About 50 residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas,  head to their campus clubhouse each Sunday morning, but they are not going there to attend art classes, the spa or the fitness center. Instead, they are going to church via a simulcast from the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas. The idea for their live-streamed worship experience began two years...

Public is Invited to an Array of September "Fine Arts Month" Events at Tallgrass Creek

Aug 26, 2011
Public is Invited to an Array of September "Fine Arts Month" Events at Tallgrass Creek OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 26, 2011) --  The public is invited to attend an array of September "Fine Arts Month" events at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, 13800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS. Three special events organized and presented by the residents will be held, along with other related events: An Art Show on Friday, Sept. 9, from 4 -7 pm. Heart of America Sings on Friday, September 23 at 3 pm in the Living Room of the Clubhouse. An Evening of Poetry and Music on...

Resident-Run TV Crew at Tallgrass Creek Uses Same Mcintosh Progam that Pixar Studio Uses

Aug 11, 2011
Resident - Run Television Production Crew at Tallgrass Creek Uses Same Macintosh Program That Walt Disney's Pixar Studio Uses; Daily Programming is Comprehensive OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 11, 2011) - Four men who retired from the electrical engineering, pharmacy, financial services, and psychology professions today are - literally - the eyes and ears of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas. They are known as the Television Production Committee and their daily  volunteer duties involve the development of comprehensive closed circuit TV programming for the nearly 300 residents of Tallgrass Creek. They use the same Macintosh program that many animated...

Retired Award-Winning Journalist Elaine Bessier is Still on Deadline at Tallgrass Creek

Aug 5, 2011
Retired Award-Winning Journalist Elaine Bessier is Still on Deadline at Tallgrass Creek OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 5, 2011) - It seems as if everyone these days has a story to tell. Tallgrass Creek retirement community resident Elaine Bessier - perhaps more than anyone - knows of what she speaks. Bessier worked as an award-winning  journalist for many years prior to her retirement.  She has been involved with hundreds of eyewitness accounts of news events and human interest stories during her career.  And she is still on deadline. She is  putting her writing and editing skills to good use today as a...