The Kansas City Running Club is offering a beginning runner’s class starting Aug. 17. The class is FREE with a Kansas City Running club membership. You can join for a $20 annual fee (plus a $2.50 processing charge). This 8-week session will meet at 7 a.m. on Saturdays at Aixois 251 E 55th Street, Kansas […]
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Online registration for Wayside Waif’s annual Strutt With Your Mutt run/walk, is now open. Register early and save $5 with the code “EARLYBIRD5”. This offer expires June 25. Strutt With Your Mutt is on Sunday, Sept. 15 in the Kansas City, MO neighborhood of Brookside. Each participant will receive a race packet that includes an […]
In honor of Ali Kemp, a Kansas City area teen who was murdered while working at a Leawood swimming pool in 2002, the T.A.K.E. Foundation is offering free hands-on self defense courses to women and girls of all ages. Although the classes are free, donations will be accepted. T.A.K.E. Defense Training is a two-hour reality-based […]
The 2014 flu season has already begun, so if you want a flu shot, it’s time to start thinking about getting one. Here are some places you can get one for free or at a minimal cost: Your doctor’s office. Under the federal Affordable Care Act, all insurance plans that were created after March 23, […]
SpaFinder Wellness Week is March 11-18, 2013. During SpaFinder Wellness Week, you can get what amounts to a $25 discount at more than 22,000 spas and gyms, including national chains (via Living on the Cheap).
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to quit smoking, check out this article I wrote about how to save money on nicotine replacement therapy. There are also some tips to help you get through your first few days as a non-smoker. (via Living on the Cheap)
Before you decide you can’t afford your prescription medications, there are resources that can help, if you know where to look. Discount drug cards, coupons, state and federal agencies, and other resources can offer some assistance (via Living on the Cheap).