Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Flock A Friend For Mosaic
05/07/2013

Flock your neighbor, best friend, mother-in-law or whoever you want to get one up on from May 13th through June 7th, while supporting a very important mission for folks with intellectual disabilities in your community. Every summer, members of the Self Advocacy Coalition of Kansas (SACK) gather in Topeka to learn skills on how to address issues and rights with their legislators. SACK is a statewide advocacy group made up of adults with intellectual that encourages and teaches people to speak up for themselves to obtain the highest level of empowerment and independence as possible. SACK's mission is that “All Kansans with developmental disabilities will have the opportunity to express opinions and make choices in order to create a life where they are treated with the same dignity and respect as persons without developmental disabilities”. Mosaic in Liberal has 25 members of it's Self Advocacy Coalition of Kansas (SACK) group, and they call their group “Over the Rainbow”. They have a structured meeting once a month where they discuss the coalition-aligned initiatives coming from SACK and make goals to achieve those initiatives locally, as well as plan for their trip to Topeka in late June. Mosaic will be supporting the individuals it serves who are members of their self advocacy group, “Over the Rainbow” to raise funds to cover expenses they will incur as they plan their trip to Topeka next spring. Mosaic staff will assist the group to land flocks of flamingos in yards of people who fall victim to a devious counterpart. In order to fund themselves to travel to Topeka next spring to attend the SACK conference, they have organized a fundraiser to raise the $5,000.00 it will cost to cover travel, lodging, food and registration fees for the group's members. Community members may contact Mosaic at 624.3817 or 655.9167 to place an order for a flamingo flocking to take place. Rachel Arteaga is the group's sponsor and will be the contact person should anyone have any questions. The cost is a $40 donation for 50 flamingos, $30 for 35 flamingos, $20 for 25 flamingos and $10 for 15 flamingos. Community members may even request an anonymous landing where the yard owner will not know who ordered the flocking. There are plenty of jokers and pranksters in the community who are already getting an idea about who to flock. Chances are those people know who they are. So, flocking insurance is available at a $10 premium to those folks. Flocking victims need not fret or attempt to detain the birds themselves. They will be informed that a friend has paid Mosaic's Over the Rainbow group to place the pink obscenities in their yard. These flamingos will roost on the victims lawn and will be removed at no charge. At that time, the current lawn owner may choose to get his buddy back for a donation range listed above. Mosaic would like to encourage the community to make this a fun experience for the people it serves as well as creating some laughs among residents of Liberal.
© Mosaic Press Release
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Arrest Made In Death After Altercation At National Beef
Huge Demethanizer Transport Making It's Way Through Liberal
U.S. Energy Secretary Lauds Abengoa in Hugoton
Liberal City Commission Meets, Says Goodbye To Retiring Firefighter
Four LHS Girls Qualify for State Golf
Correction:Brownback To Make A Stop In Liberal
Hugoton One of Three Innovative School Districts in Kansas
Friday's Scores
Folk Concert Coming To SCCC/ATS
Fearless Four Overcomes Elements to Make State  
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Saints Squeeze Past Dodge
Advance Voting Begins in Seward County
Aggies Grind Out Fifth Victory
Redskins Win North Cup
Huge Demethanizer Transport Making It's Way Through Liberal
Eat at Spencer Browne's Coffee Shop on Oct. 20 for United Way
Skins Tame Lions in District Opener
Friday's Scores
Offense on Fire for Seward
Friday's Games
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group