Kansas City Illustrator Elizabeth Baddeley to Receive 2017 Living the Dream Book Award

May 12, 2017

New York, NY — On Monday, May 15, at 10:30 a.m. fifth-graders from Manhattan Country School, Central Park East II and Children’s Workshop School will present the Living the Dream Book Award to the children’s book I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark, written by Debbie Levy and illustrated by Kansas City resident Elizabeth Baddeley, in a ceremony at ...

McCownGordon Construction expands project development group by two

May 11, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 26, 2017) Pat Contreras, former U.S. diplomat and candidate for Missouri Treasurer, and Darin Headrick, former superintendent of USD 422 in Greensburg, Kan., have joined McCownGordon Construction’s project development team. Contreras will serve the greater Kansas City, Missouri market and Headrick will engage all the firm’s market sectors west of Lawrence, Kansas. Both will develop strategies ...

Good Energy Solutions Completes 100kW Solar Array on Fire Medical Station No.5

May 11, 2017

The City of Lawrence Funded the Installation as Part of the Facilities Conservation Improvement Program (FCIP) LAWRENCE, KS, May 11, 2017 – This past week Good Energy Solutions, a Lawrence-based solar installer, completed the installation of 338 solar panels on the roof of Fire Station No. 5 located at 1911 Stewart Ave in Lawrence, KS. The 100 kW solar array ...

SUPREME LENDING EXPANDS MIDWEST TERRITORY WITH NEW BRANCH IN KANSAS CITY

May 11, 2017

Branch manager delivers four-week closings DALLAS, May 11, 2017 — Supreme Lending, a nationwide mortgage lender, has expanded its Midwest territory with a new branch in Kansas City. Industry veteran Scott Somerville (NMLS # 269657) has been selected to manage the branch. Somerville, who has built a reputation for fast, personalized service, has been originating residential mortgages for 17 years. ...

KANSAS CITY’S MARQUITA MILLER TO RECEIVE HONORARY DOCTORATE DEGREE

May 10, 2017

Kansas City, Missouri (May 10, 2017) - Faith Bible College is to present an Honorary Doctorate Degree to Kansas City’s own, Marquita Miller. CEO of Five Star Tax and Business Solutions, Miller is also a television personality, professional speaker and published author who has distinguished herself as an entrepreneur and small business owner on a national level. She is delighted ...

Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival

May 10, 2017

The 2017 Regional Quilt Festival will be held at the Overland Park Convention Center June 15-17, 2017. 16 quilt guilds in the Kansas City area are hosting the largest quilt show in Kansas. On display will be over 500 quilts by local quilters, 135 vendors, 120 judged quilts by regional and national quilters, classes and lectures, and special exhibits including ...

New Musical Comedy at The Living Room Theatre!

May 9, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Ballad of Lefty & Crabbe premieres at The Living Room Theatre May 24th - June 18th. The musical comedy returns for a full production following a sold out Fringe Festival run. KC comedy trio Ben Auxier, Brian Huther, and Seth Macchi of Friend Dog Studios present a joyful and hilariously silly piece of pure entertainment. -------------------------------------------- ...

Dr. Cornel West to Keynote JCBA Scholarship Banquet

May 9, 2017

20th Anniversary of the Jackson County Bar Association’s Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship Banquet “A TIRELESS EFFORT TO COLLECTIVE EMPOWERMENT” The Jackson County Bar Association (JCBA) is thrilled to announce Dr. Cornel West as the keynote speaker at the 20th Annual Jackson County Bar Association Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship Banquet, to be held on Saturday, October 7, ...

Start-up winery hopes to reconnect Kansas City to honeybees through ancient beverage: Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Capital

May 9, 2017

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – January 21, 2017 – Kaw Point Meadery is a start-up winery founded by three friends and KC-natives. Daniel Bauer – Chief Executive Officer, Sam Suddarth - Chief Financial Officer, and John Zumalt, Jr. – Chief Operating Officer. Together they intend to build the first dedicated meadery in Kansas City’s history. Mead is an alcoholic beverage created ...

AT&T Invests Nearly $675 Million Over 3-Year Period to Enhance Local Networks in Kansas City

May 9, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 9, 2017 — At AT&T, we’ve invested nearly $675 million in our Kansas City wireless and wired networks during 2014-2016. These investments enhance reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also improve critical services that support public safety and first responders. In 2016, AT&T made nearly 330 wireless network upgrades in the ...

KCB Bank Honors Junior Board Members

May 9, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sandi Rogers, Vice President of Marketing KCB Bank 816-628-6050 Contact: Lindsay Lamendola, Account Executive Breakthrough Marketing, Design and Technology 816-471-4455 KCB Bank Honors Junior Board Members Kearney, Mo. (May 9, 2017) – The KCB Bank Junior Board of Directors Class of 2017 held its awards ceremony on May 2. This is the 10th year KCB Bank ...

OMNI Human Resource Management Announces Staff Additions and Promotions

May 9, 2017

Contact: Olivia Skogerboe 913-653-8063 oskogerboe@omnihrm.com Continued growth affords expanded staff in company’s 19th year. Overland Park, KS (May 8th, 2017) - OMNI Human Resource Management is excited to announce the following additions and promotions to its professional staff. Ms. Tiffany Fercho joins OMNI as Senior Search Consultant in OMNI's growing executive search practice. Tiffany brings more than 20 years experience ...

630 Public Safety Offers in Leavenworth County Now Covered by S.A.F.E.

May 9, 2017

Tonganoxie, Kansas (May 9, 2017) – Approximately 630 Leavenworth County Public Safety Officers are now covered by the Surviving Spouse And Family Endowment Fund (S.A.F.E.). The fund was developed to provide the comfort of financial support for the surviving spouses and dependents of sworn law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency services personnel who lose their life in the performance of ...

Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Athletic Trainer Continuing Education Award Recipients

May 9, 2017

Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Athletic Trainer Continuing Education Award Recipients Awards to honor certified athletic trainers on the front lines of drug abuse and wellness education. KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 9, 2017) – As sports guide and develop our future leaders, certified athletic trainers play an imperative role in the health and wellness of youth throughout high school, interscholastic, ...

Walsh Names Account Manager for Southeast Region

May 9, 2017

Walsh & Associates, Inc. has named Marcus Morgan as Account Manager in the Southeast Region. Marcus earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee with additional hours completed in their Engineering program in chemical concentration. Morgan most recently served as Business Development Manager for Docity Health in addition to employment experience with Chattem Inc. as a Product Development ...

Custom Lawn & Landscape Joins National GreenCare for Troops Movement to Support Local Military Families

May 8, 2017

Contact: Dave Magruder (913) 782-8315 Ext.12 Custom Lawn & Landscape of Olathe joins ranks with Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program, a program designed to provide lawn care and landscape services to families of currently deployed military personnel as well as post 9/11 service-connected wounded/disabled veterans at no charge. Custom Lawn will participate with lawn care and landscape professionals from ...

Solar Company, KC Chamber Cuts Ribbon on New Olathe Office

May 8, 2017

OLATHE, KS – Sun Solar, which has been operating primarily in Southwest Missouri since 2012, will be significantly expand it’s Kansas City operations. On Thursday May 18th at 4pm, the company will be hosting a ribbon cutting with the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce for the Grand Opening of their new 5,500 square foot facility. The new office expects to ...

Shrine Rodeo and Demo Derby returns to Tonganoxie

May 8, 2017

Media Contact: Ruth Nicolaus 319.321.2152 For the Shrine Rodeo & Demo Derby ANNUAL RODEO AND DEMO DERBY RETURNS Tickets on sale for Shrine Rodeo & Demo Derby at the Leavenworth Co. Fairgrounds TONGANOXIE, KAN. (May 8, 2017) - The bulls and horses will stampede into Tonganoxie Memorial Day weekend. That’s when the annual Shrine Rodeo and Demo Derby roars into ...

Runner who Died after Half Marathon to be Remembered with 5K Race

May 8, 2017

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 8, 2017) – Brandon Russell’s Flash Dash 5k will take place May 20, in memory of the runner who died at the Rock the Parkway half marathon in Kansas City, Missouri. The Flash Dash will take place just two days before Russell’s 35th birthday. The race will begin at 8 a.m. at 18th & Swift ...

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. Acquires Apartment Communities in Palm Coast, Florida and Raeford, North Carolina

May 8, 2017

North Kansas City, MO – May 8, 2017 – Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. (“MRTI”), a real estate investment trust ("REIT") with corporate headquarters located in North Kansas City, MO, has recently completed the acquisition of two apartment communities. MRTI completed the acquisition of the Pine Lake apartment community on May 2, 2017. Pine Lake is located in Palm Coast, Florida. ...

Four Generations of One Family Live and/or Work at Tallgrass Creek

May 8, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 8, 2017) – Four-generations of one family have found a home at Tallgrass Creek retirement community where Lynn Schaffer is its Finance Director. Her daughter, Lauren Schaffer, is a student worker in the Dining Services department and her mother, Karen Kelly, and her grammy, Ginny Caldwell, are residents. “I have peace and comfort in knowing grammy ...

Home builders honored at semiannual competition

May 8, 2017

The Spring American Dream Parade of Homes – organized by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City – ended Sunday, and the winners have been announced. The big winner was SAB Homes, which picked up four gold-medal honors in the single-family category. Don Julian Builders and C&M Builders were close behind with three each. Other gold-medal winners included: BC ...

Biannual Open Studio event at the historic Katz Drugstore

May 8, 2017

The Drugstore Open Studio 3948 Main Street, KCMO May 26th 2017 6:00-9:00 PM Thedrugstorekc.com https://www.facebook.com/events/827326590777379/ On May 26th 2017, The Drugstore opens its doors in the historic Katz building for our biannual Open Studios. A communal and collaborative studio space, The Drugstore currently hosts 25 resident artists whose work spans across all mediums. We warmly encourage the public to see ...

Park University Recognizes 2016-17 Academic Achievements at Honors Convocation

May 8, 2017

Park University students, faculty and staff were recognized for their exceptional scholarly efforts from the 2016-17 academic year at the University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 26, held in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. In addition to a number of departmental academic honors, the University acknowledged outstanding students and faculty with a variety of special awards. ...


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