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1 - Free Health Information Clinic ● 1 - 3pm ● Olathe Public Library Indian Creek Branch, 12990 S. Black Bob Rd, Olathe, KS The July session will include a nurse practitioner and a dental hygienist. Fluoride rinses will be avail-able for children. An EMT and a librarian will be on hand to provide blood pressure checks and help navigate consumer health information. No appointments or registration necessary.


3 - Happy 4th of July! CFI Offices CLOSED today.


6 - Self-Advocacy Course ● 10am - 12pm ● CFI Kansas Office To register, contact Stephen Glassner (913-378-2281/ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). How to be a Strong Self-Advocate is the topic for the last of six classes in our self-advocacy course. Classes are limited to the first 20 registrants. Choose any or all of the classes.


7 - National Council on Disability Testimony ● 9:30am – 12:30pm ● 300 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS Let your voice be heard. This public hearing is being held to facilitate input on experiences and de-sired outcomes for KanCare from disability stakeholders, including providers and consumers.


7 - Free Health Information Clinic ● 1 - 3pm ● Olathe Public Library Indian Creek Branch, 12990 S. Black Bob Rd, Olathe, KS 13, 14 & 15 The Ability Experience: Journey of Hope ● Olathe (various time & locations) Eighteen (18) riders will stop in Olathe at the mid-way point of a 71-day fundraising and awareness-raising journey. Learn more at


23 - ADA25@CFI ● 10:30am - 1pm ● UMKC Atterbury Student Success Center, Pierson Auditorium, 5000 Holmes St, KCMO Join us in celebrating 25 years of progress with the Americans with Disabilities Act…and in looking forward to progress still to come. The event will include a FREE lunch, Resource Fair, and an ADA Quiz with prizes. RSVP is required for your free lunch by July 17 at (913) 321-5140 or Parking is metered and NOT included.


23 - Consumer Council ● 4:30 - 5:30pm ● CFI Kansas Office or online at or by phone at (415) 762-9988 ID: 927-291-7808 Would you like to have a say in the direction of CFI? Would you like the opportunity to serve in a leadership role? Opportunity is here! The Board of Directors looks to the Consumer Council for advice about how to best serve consumers and grow CFI.


27 - TWP Celebrates ADA25 ● The Whole Person, 3710 Main St, KCMO 7:30 - 9:30am Free donuts and coffee! Drive through the parking lot for free breakfast! 11:30am - 1:30pm Music, food and speakers in the parking lot of TWP.


28 - KC Disability Advocacy Network ● 10am - 12pm ● CFI Kansas Office or online at or by phone at (415) 762-9988 ID: 721 429 760 Join the movement toward accessibility in everything from transportation to education and more.

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Kansas Location:  4911 State Ave, Kansas City, KS  66102

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