KANSAS CITY, Mo. - From watching pow wows to feeding a horse, kids got their chance at a lot of firsts Saturday at an event a local foundation hopes will bridge gaps between our cultures.
Melvin Merrick started the Penny Mill foundation to do just that.
"We need to understand one another and we need to appreciate one another," he said.
A puppet show and even the fire department gave kids a hands-on experience they don't get every day in Blue Valley Park. Adults could wander through booths from organizations offering needed services they might not otherwise know of.
The Hilltop Saddle Club brought Lucky the horse to interact with the kids. They know its a needed service. Some of the kids, they say, thought Lucky was a cow when they first saw him.
This was the third year for the Penny Mill's community event. For more information about the Penny Mill Foundation, go to their website, PennyMillInc.org.
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