Sunday, August 31, 2014


KCDA member Ken Forsyth will be turning 75 on September 9th.  In honor of this milestone, Ken's daughter Deana has invited all of Ken's colleagues to participate in a surprise card shower.  Those interested should send a birthday card (with a fond memory, if possible) to the following address to add to the celebration:

Ken Forsyth
1407 Cherry
Winfield, KS 67156

If you have any questions, please contact Deana Mason at or 816.453.1550.

Hope you're all having a fantastic start to your year!

Tiffani N. Thompson
KCDA Webmaster

Sunday, August 24, 2014


Please keep KCDA board member Amy Brown in your thoughts and prayers following the loss of her mother, Nancy Smith. Nancy passed away following a tragic car accident on August 13.  The family requests that donations be made in her honor to Lutheran Church Charities - LCC K9 Comfort Dog Fund (

We love you, Amy!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014



See the following message from Anne Meeker.  Please keep the Ollenberger family in your thoughts and prayers following the loss of Texanna's granddaughter, Anna.



There are no words that are adequate to comfort the broken hearted. However, we still try our best to "show up" and support those we love.
Texanna, Jamie and Jay could use your love and prayers. "Show up" for this precious family in the way that feels best and most appropriate for you. Texanna's email address is, if you would like to send a message to Texanna and her family.
Her mailing address is: 27430 Woodland Rd, Paola, KS 66071.
And when we know about services for Anna, we will let you know that information as well.
Let's not forget the weeks and months to come. You might want to go ahead and address cards or notes for October, December, March....and stick them in your calendar to send.
All best to you all,
Anne Meeker