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KC Oasis Sunday Gathering – Featured speaker: Ron Ruhnke, “Poetry Speaks”

April 23, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Musical guest: Margot Reed (https://instagram.com/margotreeda)
Community moment: Storm Davis
Featured speaker: Ron Ruhnke, “Poetry Speaks”

In honor of National Poetry Month, Ron will perform “Poetry Speaks,” featuring poetry that can change your life, open your heart, make you think, and possibly even make you smile. Come hear the power and beauty of words.

Ron grew up on a farm in northeastern Kansas and enjoyed spending a great deal of time outdoors. Professionally, Ron taught high school in Salina, Kansas; worked as a counselor at an outpatient alcohol and drug treatment center in Lincoln, Nebraska; and spent most of his professional life working as a therapist and counselor for Family Guidance Center in St. Joseph, Missouri. Ron loves poetry and ping pong, watermelon and waterfalls, good movies and blue skies, and growing tomatoes, among other things.

Location: UMKC Royall Hall 111
800 E. 52nd St., Kansas City, MO 64110
Free Sunday parking in the parking garage at 52nd and Rockhill Rd. (enter from 52nd & Charlotte).

*By participating in this event, you agree to abide by the Oasis Code of Conduct (http://www.kcoasis.org/about-oasis/code-of-conduct/).


April 23, 2023
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


UMKC Royall Hall, Room 111
800 E. 52nd St
Kansas City, MO 64110
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