Thursday, June 30, 2011

Salvation Army locations serving as cooling centers

Posted By on Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 9:58 AM

All eight Kansas City-area Salvation Army locations will be serving as cooling centers as long as the city is under an excessive heat warning. The locations are:

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Each community center will be open from at least 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Here are the times for city-operated cooling centers:

Brush Creek Community Center, 3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard -- Sunday and

Monday: closed; Tuesday and Wednesday: noon to 9 p.m.; Thursday: 8 a.m.

to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Garrison Community Center, 1124 East Fifth Street -- Sunday and Monday: closed;

Tuesday-Friday: noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Gregg/Klice Community Center, 1600 John "Buck" O'Neil Way -- Sunday:

closed; Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hillcrest Community Center, 10401 Hillcrest Road -- Sunday: closed;

Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday: 9

a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kansas City North Community Center, 3930 Northeast Antioch Road -- Sunday:

closed; Monday-Thursday: 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 6

p.m.; Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Line Creek Community Center, 5940 Northwest Waukomis Drive -- Sunday: 7 a.m.

to 9 p.m.; Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday: 7 a.m. to 5

p.m.

Marlborough Community Center, 8200 Paseo Boulevard -- Sunday and Monday:

closed; Tuesday and Thursday: noon to 9 p.m.; Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 9

p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Southeast Community Center, 4201 East 63rd Street -- Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6

p.m.; Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.;

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tony Aguirre Community Center, 2050 West Pennway Terrace -- Sunday:

closed; Monday-Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


There have already been two reports of probable heat-related deaths in Kansas City this summer. Symptoms of heatstroke and dehydration can be found here. Please don't die because of heat, everybody.


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