Ashley Raines & The New West Revue Set To Release 13th Studio Recording On Thanksgiving

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vanessa Aricco Grass Strand Music 646-820-3107 gsmusicbooking@gmail.com www.ashleyrainesmusic.com Ashley Raines & The New West Revue Set To Release 13th Studio Recording On Thanksgiving After The Bruising On Tour Now! (Kansas City, MO - October 21, 2014) Americana’s Cerebral Wildman, Ashley Raines, releases his 13th studio album on Thanksgiving. Raines is a lyricist and multi-instrumentalist that performs ...

Suicide Awareness Survivors Support To Hold Annual Holiday Memorial Service

Oct. 21, 2014

Overland Park, KS (October 21, 2014) -- Suicide Awareness Survivors Support (SASS) (www.Sass-MoKan.com) will hold their seventh annual Holiday Memorial Service at McGilley & Hoge, Johnson County Memorial Chapel, 8024 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS 66204 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 15. The service will include candle lighting and a slide show of loved ones lost ...

KC area schools can benefit from the Royals historic World Series run

Oct. 21, 2014

Date: 10/21/14 Contact: andrea@gametimefundraisers.com, 1-888-973-7464 For immediate release: With Game One of the World Series starting tonight in Kansas City, K-12 schools and non-profit youth organizations can participate in the excitement of the Royals historic playoff run and raise money for their school, PTA or youth organization in the process. GameTime Fundraisers (GTF) has aligned with MLB licensees to allow ...

Dinosaurs and Space Aliens Move Onto Tallgrass Creek’s Campus

Oct. 21, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 21, 2014) – Dinosaurs and space aliens have moved onto Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s 65-acre campus. They reside in Troll Town nestled among a 9-foot-square garden of perennials, geraniums, aguga, ivy, and ornamental ground cover. Their presence is a mystery to everyone. "We have no idea how they got there," said Norm Dalton, a former police ...

An Evening of Heros: Gala/Auction to Benefit Kansas City Area Veterans

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristin Puckett, 615-564-8481, kpuckett@brookdale.com An Evening of Heroes Honor Flight Gala/Auction to Support Veterans Overland Park, KS.; October 21, 2014 – In gratitude and appreciation for their service to our country, an upcoming gala and auction will support an Honor Flight for about 50 Kansas City veterans to visit Washington, D.C. for Veteran’s Day. An Evening ...

Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Halloween, fall season

Oct. 21, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573-563-4012 BY: Matt Decker EMAIL: shatara.r.seymour.civ@mail.mil FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Each year, fall brings cooler temperatures, changing colors and a variety of festivals and Family activities. Fort Leonard Wood has its own tradition of fall festivals leading up to Halloween, including its annual Pumpkin Fest. Hosted by Family ...

Get the HELL Scared out of you!

Oct. 21, 2014

Kansas City, KS - - October 21, 2014: Kansas city residents have the opportunity to get the “Hell” Scared out of them this Halloween season at KCK Praise Chapel Christian Fellowship’s “Hell Night” Live performances. A shiver would go down anyone’s spine as both men and women scream in terror while being dragged by fiery demons into hell after the ...

Local Students with Learning Disabilities Celebrate the Royals!

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 10/21/2014 Contact: Natalie Upp (913)789-9443 nupp@horizon-academy.com ROELAND PARK, Kan. – Horizon Academy students and staff are doing their part to celebrate and cheer on the Kansas City Royals for the World Series. Students at Horizon Academy typically wear school uniforms. However, in honor of the amazing Royals, Horizon Academy Executive Director, Sharyl Kennedy, named the first ...

reStart Receives VA Grant to Help End Veteran Homelessness

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2014 For more information contact: Patricia Becher Phone: (816) 472-5664 Email: pbecher@restartinc.org reStart Receives VA Grant to Help End Veteran Homelessness Kansas City, MO – reStart, Inc. was awarded a $3 million Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA), Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) grant to support providing services for Veterans who are homeless or at-risk ...

Park University to Host Pirate Preview Day for Prospective Students

Oct. 21, 2014

Parkville, Mo.—Oct. 19, 2014 — Park University will host a Pirate Preview Day for prospective students on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on the University’s Parkville Campus. High school juniors and seniors, as well as transfer students interested in attending Park, are encouraged to bring their families to learn about degree programs, scholarships and financial aid ...

Cancer Survivorship Clinic is One of Six in U.S.

Oct. 21, 2014

Ribbon Cutting scheduled for Nov. 6 Kansas City, KS – October 20, 2014 A ribbon cutting event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6 will serve as the official opening of the Midwest Cancer Alliance Survivorship Transition Clinic. It is one of only six such adult care clinics in the country to address long-term health issues in survivors of childhood ...

Shawnee Mission Health to Host Third Annual Focus on Breast Cancer Event Oct. 24

Oct. 21, 2014

Merriam, Kan. – The Breast Center at Shawnee Mission Health (SMH) will host the third annual Focus on Breast Cancer photography contest and exhibit on Friday, Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m. at The Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W. 135th Street in Overland Park, Kan. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, area high school students were challenged to photograph their ...

EPCOR Announces Payment Systems Award Winners

Oct. 21, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 21, 2014) – EPCOR® - Your Electronic Payments Core of Knowledge today announced the recipients of its Payment Systems Awards at the Awards Luncheon of the annual EPCOR Payments Conference – Fall 2014 at The Westin Crown Center Hotel, Kansas City. EPCOR CEO Ann-Marie Bartels, AAP, presented the 2014 Marquis Award to Carrollton Bank and St. ...

Networks Plus Acquired by BVTC

Oct. 21, 2014

Home, Kan. – October 20, 2014 – Blue Valley Tele-Communications, Inc. announced this week it has acquired Networks Plus of Manhattan, Kan. The acquisition combines BVTC’s experience and expertise in communications and Information Technology (IT) services, with capabilities, certifications, and technical expertise from the Networks Plus team. This will provide customers access to one of the most powerful IT teams ...

Kansas City Resident Completes ‘The Original NOLS Course’

Oct. 21, 2014

Lander, Wyo.— Keturah Logan, 16, of Kansas City, Mo., recently completed a wilderness expedition traveling in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). NOLS believes people thrive when challenged. During the Wind River Wilderness course, students did not have access to modern conveniences and were challenged to step outside their comfort zones. This is the course that ...

Share a Love of Reading with Your Whole Family Woodneath Library Center Hosts Early Literacy Fair

Oct. 21, 2014

On Saturday, November 15, the Woodneath Library Center [8900 NE Flintlock Road] will host an Early Literacy Fair for parents and caregivers to promote pre-reading skills for children from birth to 6 years. By exploring Mid-Continent Public Library’s many early literacy resources, parents and children will learn fun and easy ways to encourage literacy skills before learning to read. “Parents ...

Carol Wei, founder of the Mid-America Asian Culture Association, honored with the 2014 Kansas Minority Business Advocate of the Year Award and a national 2014 Small Business Influencer Award

Oct. 20, 2014

Olathe, KAN (Oct. 20, 2014): Carol Wei, founder of the Mid-America Asian Culture Association, has been recently honored with a small business advocacy award and a national recognition for her Asian community leadership. Carol was selected the “2014 Kansas Minority Business Advocate of the Year” by the Kansas Department of Commerce Office of Minority & Women Business Development. Wei accepted ...

Smithville Bassmasters Member Named State Champion

Oct. 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clay Palmer – Tournament Director (816) 547-5313 Smithville Bassmasters Member Named State Champion Smithville Bassmaster, Jeff Saunders, recently took home the top honors at the Missouri B.A.S.S. Nation State Tournament on Truman Reservoir. His 7 fish total weight of 17.3 pounds helped secure his place as the Missouri B.A.S.S. Nation State Champion. The top 217 anglers ...

Local Business Community Rallies to help Children in Foster Care at KVC Health Systems Gala

Oct. 20, 2014

VanBrock, Bank of Blue Valley, Garmin, Anthem Media, Darol Rodrock Foundation, Holmes Murphy, IMA and JE Dunn among the lead sponsors Olathe, Kansas – October 20, 2014– KVC Health Systems is pleased to announce it will host The Gala on Fire on Friday, November 21 at the Historic Firestone Building in downtown Kansas City, Mo. to benefit more than 3,100 ...

John Knox Village holds World Series Watch Party!

Oct. 20, 2014

Residents at John Knox Village, a continuing care retirement community in Lee’s Summit, MO are cheering on the Kansas City Royals as they head to the World Series! The Village will be holding a World Series Watch Party for residents for game one that will start at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Pavilion. Residents will enjoy all ...

Johnson County Extension Offers Class for Hunters: Field to Table - Venison

Oct. 20, 2014

Johnson County K-State Research and Extension is conducting a class for hunters Tuesday, November 4 from 6 – 9 p.m. at K-State University Olathe, 22201 W. Innovation Dr. in Olathe. The class will provide information on how to safely handle and harvest fresh game meat. It will include a butchering demonstration and samples of venison chili. The fee is $15. ...

Dentist Collects Candy for Troops Overseas

Oct. 20, 2014

A Blue Springs dental practice is redefining the phrase “put your money where your mouth is.” This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to Foster Dental Care and receive $1 per pound (up to $5). The team at Foster Dental Care is leading this anti-decay movement by giving away dollars in exchange for cavity-provoking candy. “Kids can still have ...

Tallgrass Creek Security Supervisor Thanks Kansas City Royals for Allowing Him to Keep His Hair

Oct. 20, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 20, 2014) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community Security Supervisor David Gregory today thanked the entire Kansas City Royals organization for beating the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Championship Series and for allowing him to keep his hair. Unfortunately, General Services Director Daniel Stapf could not do the same. Stapf, a native Marylander who grew up ...

Olympic Sport of Eventing Taking Place in Olathe

Oct. 20, 2014

www.macta.info Julie Vollertsen 913.980.4668 mayaride@aol.com Olathe, KS – October 25-26, 2014 – The Olympic Sport of Eventing is coming to Johnson County, KS for the annual Heritage Park Horse Trials presented by the Mid-America Combined Training Association (MACTA). The competition begins on October 25th at 8am with the Dressage Phase followed by Cross Country Jumping. The final phase, Show jumping ...


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