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Category Archives: Current Affairs

August 28, 2009 Rebuilding New Orleans: the St. Bernard Project

Browsing through a recent issue of Real Simple, I came across their “simple list” with these startling stats: 14,000+The number of families still seeking housing assistance in the Greater New Orleans area – a full four years after Hurricane Katrina.  … Continue reading

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August 24, 2009 Balancing the Scale

On August 26th, 1920, American women finally achieved victory in their struggle for equal voting rights with the passage of the 19th amendment. While American women were proudly waving the flag and casting their ballots, women across the Pacific were … Continue reading

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May 29, 2009 Spectacular results for Fashion for a Cause

On April 26, Peruvian Connection fans and staff enjoyed a high-energy benefit described as “the most professional fashion show in Kansas City.” The New York style runway show raised more than $285,000 for Kansas City’s Truman Medical Peri-natal Diagnostics center. … Continue reading

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April 24, 2009 PC Kids go to Work for a Day

April 23 was “Bring Your Daughters & Sons to Work Day”, a nation-wide program dedicated to helping our nation’s daughters and sons explore their future opportunities at work, at home, and in the community. Twelve daughters and sons and grandchildren … Continue reading

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April 17, 2009 Things are greening up in PC’s hometown for Earth Day

After a tornado tore through Peruvian Connection's hometown of Tonganoxie in 2000, PC set up a fund to help beautify the storm-ravaged parks and city trees.  Many trees were planted and tended over the past few years and this year … Continue reading

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