May I suggest posting a message in the community news forum, the event announcement forum, or Alessandro's Pub.
I performed a search of the member data base using Kansas as the search word. I have no idea if this information is accurate, or current. Some members may have left the location field blank. The search got 22 results, only 7 members (including you) have logged-in since 2014.
When you block a person, they can no longer invite you to a private message or post to your profile wall. Replies and comments they make will be collapsed/hidden by default. Finally, you'll never receive email notifications about content they create or likes they designate for your content.
Note: if you proceed, you will no longer be following .