Weston • Platte County • Missouri

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Beth McPherson, Editor

Below is an excerpt from Beth's editorial from this week.  The entire editorial may be found in this week's print copy of the Weston Chronicle or online here.

If you’ve wondered what the new KCI Terminal looks like, here’s your chance to see.The KCI Open House is February 18, 2023, 9:00 AM-7:00 PM
Spots are limited, so Sign up at    https://web.cvent.com/event/c9413231-24cc-4680-a5ea-38e233a6fec8/websitePage:938c6f43-780c-4bfd-9ed2-1be24d0c2d17
During the in-person Community Open House, attendees can:
• Explore the New Terminal’s modern amenities and inclusive features first-hand via a self-guided tour
• Locate the facility’s wide variety of retail and restaurant options
• Connect with Kansas City’s valued airline partners and their local teams
• Engage with subject matter experts from the New Terminal’s operations, development, design and construction teams
• View museum-quality public art installations and meet some of the local artists who created them
• Capture some memorable social snaps at our one-of-a-kind selfie station
• Participate in a scavenger hunt and other kid-friendly activities
Want to avoid the crowds? 
Explore all the facets of the New Terminal from the comfort of your home by joining our guided virtual tour online on Saturday, February 18 at 10:00am. at:
or you can see what is up at Youtube right now.
What a wonderful program it was Sunday at the United Methodist Church, as we set on a path to move forward together to full-fill the dream of all races coming together.
As planned, the event was uplifting as we recognized “Dr. King and other great leaders of faith, courage and justice. 
The message was not one of atonement, but of studying the past so we can learn from it and move on to make a better society.
The Black Ancestors Awareness Campaign will continue to spread the word of reconciliation and healing at several more events this year: 
April 1 - Northland Ethnic and Enrichment Festival
May 6 - Weston Black Walking and Driving Tour with M.A.G.I.C., Midwest Afro-American Genealogical Interest Coalition
June 17 - Juneteenth Heritage Jubilee III
They are opportunities to meet and learn from those outside your normal day to day contacts and keep moving the dream forward toward reality.