Small Local Buisness Expands to Second Site

Aug. 16, 2016

Small local buisness owner, Bob Hamilton, broke ground today for a second shop in the Overland Park area after months of working with the city, architects, engineers, and management team. The shop will feature a full service warehouse and hub for 74 technicians offering mobile plumbing, heating, AC, and rooter services to the KC Metro. Bob Hamilton got his start ...


Aug. 15, 2016

Industry Leaders, Staff Laud Founder of Delden Manufacturing, Renner Supply and Garage Door Group. (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) Elmer "Gene" Renner, regarded by many as a "founding father" of the modern garage door industry, passed away May 7, 2016 at the age of 88. Renner was founder of Delden Manufacturing and Renner Supply, two leading companies in the garage door distribution ...

Delden Named in Top 150 Kansas City Area Private Companies

Aug. 15, 2016

Continuing a tradition of growth and quality service since our founding in 1964, Delden Manufacturing was recognized recently in the "Top 150 Area Private Companies" list by the Kansas City Business Journal. Delden clocked in at number 147 with $23.33 million in revenue for 2015, an uptick over 2014's $22.87 million. Delden's business description was listed as "installation and distribution ...

Fourteen Brown & James Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017

Aug. 15, 2016

August 15, 2016 -- Brown & James, P.C. is pleased to announce that fourteen lawyers have been listed in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The fourteen Brown & James lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 include six lawyers listed in multiple practice ...

Langsford Park Dedication

Aug. 15, 2016

Langsford Park was dedicated on Wednesday, August 10. In attendance were representatives from the Langsford & Cox families (Brad & Sandy Cox and children, “Buck” Langsford), members from City Council (Diane Forte, Rob Binney, Trish Carlyle), Mayor Randy Rhoads, representatives from Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation (Administrator Tom Lovell, Assistant Administrator Joe Snook, Superintendent of Administration Carole Culbertson, Superintendent of ...

???American Central Transport Names Phil Wilt as New President/COO

Aug. 15, 2016

(Liberty, MO) -- American Central Transport (ACT) has named Phil Wilt as its new President, adding the title to his existing role as Chief Operating Officer. He will replace current President Tom Kretsinger, who will become ACT's Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. "Phil has been a part of our management team for many years and I have ...

The KU Sport Psychology Lab and Children International Partner to Create a Caring Sports Environment for Kids

Aug. 15, 2016

Kansas City, MO (August 15, 2016) The University of Kansas Sport and Exercise Psychology Lab (KUSEPL) and Children International (CI) have partnered to create a caring sports environment for kids in impoverished communities. A coaches’ clinic was held in Guatemala earlier this year where CI staff and volunteers were taught how to utilize sport psychology theory to make their Sports ...

100th Anniversary Celebration

Aug. 12, 2016

First Baptist Church of North Kansas City is 100 years old! Celebrate with us September 16, 17 and 18 at 2205 Iron Street in North Kansas City. There are plenty of family friendly activities all weekend. Visit and click on “100th Anniversary Celebration” for a complete schedule of activities.

Baker University convocation to feature Pulitzer Prize winner

Aug. 12, 2016

Baker University’s annual convocation ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Aug. 30 in Rice Auditorium on Baker’s Baldwin City campus. With a theme of “Baker Builds Achievers,” this year’s program is headlined by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Harold Jackson, a 1975 Baker graduate. Jackson has served as the editorial page editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer since 1997 and received ...

Senator Roberts Interviews Veterans

Aug. 12, 2016

Aug 12th 9:00am-12:00 The Dole Institute 2350 Petefish Dr. Lawrence, KS 66045 I am the Community Liaison with Grace Hospice. We have arranged for one of our hospice patients, James Cramer, to be one of the veterans that will be interviewed by Senator Roberts and will be available for you to interview. Thanks for your consideration. Anna Olson Community ...

KCK Author and Dr. Tina Medina Completes Four Part Faith-Based Series on Overcoming Sexual Abuse

Aug. 12, 2016

Margaret Hatten (816) 456-5878 Dr. Tina Medina presented the three remaining books in her series, Overcoming Sexual Abuse to the nation and the world on Facebook and her new website today and they are the following: Can Jesus Help Me?, a book for preschoolers, Why Me? Why Now, a book for teenagers, and Overcoming Sexual Abuse, No More Pain ...

DCC Offers Special Discounts on Used Barriers

Aug. 12, 2016

Liberty, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) August 12, 2016 - These barriers are effective to control traffic and add aesthetic values to private and public spaces. There are many varieties available in barriers and barricades that can be ideally used for protecting construction sites and heavy equipment. In this regard, used barriers from DCC can serve all these purposes effectively with ...

The Kansas City Home Team’s Michael J. Maher to be Featured in Moving America Forward TV Program Sunday August 14

Aug. 11, 2016

Michael J. Maher, owner of The Kansas City Home Team real estate firm and bestselling author of 7L: The Seven Levels of Communication Go From Relationship to Referrals and entrepreneur, will appear on the network television program "Moving America Forward," with William Shatner and Doug Llewelyn in selected markets at 11am Eastern Time on Sunday, August 14, 2016. The program ...

Kansas property featured in barn quilt book

Aug. 11, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Quilt square from Ottawa selected to represent Kansas Ottawa, Kansas – Artwork on an Ottawa property is featured in the newly released book “Following the Barn Quilt Trail,” by Suzi Parron, which highlights barn quilts from across the U.S. The building, which features a pattern titled “Dresden Plate,” is owned by Russ and Sandy Sylvester. The design ...

Second Annual National Baptist Criminal Justice Commission Luncheon set for Kansas City

Aug. 11, 2016

National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Criminal Justice Commission “Envisioning the Future Ministry of Criminal Justice Exceptionally!” Dr. Jerry Young, Convention President Dr. Harold Simmons, National Commissioner of Criminal Justice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: STOP DATE SEPTEMBER 9, 2016 Contact Person: Marcus May Phone: 832-830-3504 National Baptist Convention’s Criminal Justice Commission presents the Second Annual Criminal Justice Luncheon The National Baptist Criminal ...

Lynn McClure Joins Hawthorn Bank

Aug. 11, 2016

LYNN MCCLURE JOINS HAWTHORN BANK LIBERTY, MISSOURI (August 9, 2016) — Kent Peterson, Hawthorn Bank Market President announced that Lynn McClure has joined the bank as a Commercial Loan Officer. McClure comes to Hawthorn Bank with 22 years of commercial banking and economic development experience. “We are thrilled to have Lynn bring his considerable experience to our bank,” said Peterson. ...

Terry Hayter is new Real Estate Lender at Hawthorn Bank

Aug. 11, 2016

TERRY HAYTER IS NEW REAL ESTATE LENDER AT HAWTHORN BANK LIBERTY, MISSOURI (August 9, 2016) — Kent Peterson, Hawthorn Bank Market President, announced that Terry Hayter has joined the bank as Residential Loan Officer. Hayter comes to Hawthorn Bank with over 21 years of real estate lending experience, specializing in first-time homebuyer, conventional and government loans. “We are extremely pleased ...

Virtuosos of Park University’s International Center for Music to Headline Concert at Kansas City’s Kauffman Center

Aug. 10, 2016

Park University’s International Center for Music will kick off its 2016-17 concert season with a performance by its internationally acclaimed faculty and alumni on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, starting at 7 p.m. The “Virtuosos of the International Center for Music Concert” will included performances by: world renowned ...

Missourian Award Honorees Announced for 2016

Aug. 10, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, August 10, 2016 — Twelve community leaders throughout Missouri will be honored at the 23rd annual Missourian Award ceremony on September 24 at the Chateau on the Lake Resort in Branson. The Missourian Award acknowledges the most accomplished citizens of Missouri. To be selected, one must have made a significant impact on the state or nation in one of ...

Aging in Place Comes To Kansas City

Aug. 10, 2016

Aging families in Kansas City have few places to turn when looking for a trusted source of help and information. Where do families turn when a loved-one wants to stay home as they age? Ashley McCarter of HomeForGood in partnership with Robin McCain of Evergreen Home Companion and Carrie Anderson of RehabCare have founded the Greater Kansas City Area Chapter ...

Perry Lake is first destination for 50 Plus Fall Strolling program on Sept. 7

Aug. 10, 2016

Perry Lake State Park is the first destination for a new season of the Wednesday Walks program being presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Also called Fall Strolling, this program lets participants make friends while exploring the great outdoors. JCPRD does the driving while you can relax, listen ...

New season of Animal Tales Storytime sessions begins Sept. 7 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Aug. 10, 2016

A new season of Animal Tales Storytime sessions is beginning at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. Young children and their parents are invited to come listen and learn during any or all of the eight sessions scheduled on Wednesdays between Sept. 7 and Dec. 21. Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two ...

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