Mark Rezac Wins Honor Club Top Prize in Curtis 1000 Competition

Jan. 27, 2015

Duluth, Georgia, USA – Mark Rezac, a resident of Kansas City (KS), has won first place in Curtis 1000’s Platinum Medallion Club monthly competition. A business solutions consultant for the company since 1984, Mark achieved 141 percent of plan based on overall customer satisfaction, selling to industry/market needs, and providing innovative ideas custom-tailored for each client. Mark can be reached ...

Community Listening Session (Fort Riley)

Jan. 27, 2015

FORT RILEY, Kansas – The future of Fort Riley is the topic of discussion at a U.S. Army Community Listening Session (Town Hall) Monday, Feb. 9, at 3:30 p.m. at the Geary County Convention Center in Junction City. The purpose of the session is to facilitate dialogue and exchange information—and capture the community’s perspective—on the fiscal impact of reducing Army ...

Smith & Loveless Inc. Acquires Schloss Engineered Equipment Inc.

Jan. 26, 2015

LENEXA, Kan. January 26, 2015 – Smith & Loveless Inc., the global leader in advanced grit removal and handling technology, announces the asset acquisition of longtime headworks equipment designer Schloss Engineered Equipment Inc., Aurora, Colo. The parties agreed not to disclose the terms of the acquisition. The acquisition supports Smith & Loveless’ strategy of augmenting its market leadership in wastewater ...

Lever1 Invests in Career Advancement of KC Professionals

Jan. 26, 2015

Lever1 has partnered with Baker University to help clients and employees take a convenient step toward career advancement in 2015 and beyond. In addition to a 10 percent tuition discount, Lever1-affiliated students will receive access to flexible degree options—a continuing education opportunity that will improve their professional confidence and value. Convenient Career Advancement “We believe working adults deserve an opportunity ...

Lenexa’s Michael Brickman Named Deputy Comptroller for Special Supervision

Jan. 26, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NR 2015-8 Contact: Bryan Hubbard January 26, 2015 (202) 649-6870 WASHINGTON — Michael Brickman today was named to be Deputy Comptroller for Special Supervision at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). As Deputy Comptroller of Special Supervision, Mr. Brickman will oversee the supervision of the OCC's most critical problem midsize and community banks as ...

US News and World Report Ranks Graceland University’s Online Masters Programs In the Top Ten in the Country and the Best in Missouri

Jan. 26, 2015

Contact: Drew Schaefer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: 816-833-0524 ext. 4715 Independence, MO– January 10, 2015 – Graceland University’s Master’s programs in education and nursing were ranked in the top 10 Best Online Programs in the country by the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings edition of the Best Online Education Programs. Graceland’s Online Masters Programs’ rankings are: • ...

Spencer Fane Expands Health Care, Real Estate and Municipal Practices

Jan. 26, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri – Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of five attorneys to its Municipal, Health Care and Real Estate groups. Cynthia Beyer is joining the firm’s Municipalities and Local Government Group in its Denver office; Kathryn Lee is joining the firm’s Health Care Group in its Overland Park office; Jaclyn Maloney is ...

Special Program Helps Seniors Recover from Recent Hospital or Rehabilitation Stays

Jan. 26, 2015

Benton House, a group of living communities located in the Kansas City Metro, is diligent when it comes to finding solutions for senior care. This is especially important after a hospital or rehabilitation stay. Regional Community Relations Director, ShyAnne Forstner, says “Frequently families have lots of questions after a senior loved one’s rehabilitation or hospital stay. They worry whether their ...

Lathrop & Gage Promotes Seven to Partner

Jan. 26, 2015

Lathrop & Gage announced that Chad Blomberg, Amy Brozenic, Courtney Conrad, Lisa Hansen, James Jeffries, Julie Roth and Tim Sendek have been elected to partner status. Chad Blomberg (Toxic Tort – Kansas City): Blomberg’s practice focuses on defending agricultural and mining interests against claims brought by neighboring landowners and government entities. Most recently, he received two appellate wins in the ...

Local business leaders gather to discuss Japan-U.S. relations

Jan. 26, 2015

Kansas City, Mo. –The Heart of America Japan-America Society will be hosting a special Business Speakers Event on Japan & the U.S. The forum will be held Saturday, January 31, 2015, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza, 4445 Main St, Kansas City, Missouri. This program is free to all attendees. As part of ...

Nature Conservancy Protects Prairie Wetland in Western Missouri

Jan. 26, 2015

Nevada, Missouri – January 26, 2015 The Nature Conservancy’s Marmaton River Bottoms Prairie Wetland has grown to 587 acres with the addition of an additional 80 acres, purchased by the Conservancy this month to ensure the prairie system will remain intact. The Nature Conservancy managed the 80 acres for 30 years through an agreement with owner Marjorie Pursley. Following her ...

Growth Drives Senior Leadership Changes For RESULTS Technology

Jan. 26, 2015

(Lenexa, KS, –January 26, 2015) – RESULTS Technology, an award-winning Kansas City-based technology consulting firm, announces senior leadership changes with John French named Chairman and CEO. Patrick Murphy has been promoted to President. As Chairman and CEO, French is responsible for driving business strategy as well as marketing, service quality, and future mergers and acquisitions. As President, Murphy is responsible ...

HIPOWER SYSTEMS Names Krystal Bergstrom as Key Account Manager of Power Distribution

Jan. 26, 2015

Hi Kansas City Star, Please consider running the following news item from HIPOWER SYTMEMS. Angela McMahon Michael Mackenzie Communications 404-543-9636 HIPOWER SYSTEMS Names Krystal Bergstrom as Key Account Manager of Power Distribution Lenexa, KS (January 28, 2013)—HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced the appointment of Krystal Bergstrom as Key ...

Toastmasters Speech Contests Free to the Public

Jan. 25, 2015

Free and open to the public: International Speech and Table Topics Spring Contests by Toastmasters District 22. Prepared International Speeches are 5 – 7 minutes long each. Impromptu Table Topics are 1 – 2 minutes long. Club contest winners advance to the Area contests. Winners of Area contests advance to the Division contests. Winners of Division contests advance to the ...

Local Organization Calls For Interfaith Harmony

Jan. 25, 2015

The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council (GKCIC) has viewed with dismay the violent events which have marred this fresh new year of 2015. GKCIC notes also that, even while violence is still among us, there are many people throughout the world who are working actively for peace and unity among peoples of different faiths. The United Nations has declared the ...

Apple Pie Painting Launches New Features Set to Revolutionize the Sip and Paint Industry

Jan. 24, 2015

[OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - January 22, 2015] Kansas based, exclusively mobile Sip and Paint party company, Apple Pie Painting revealed today their plans to revolutionize the Sip and Paint industry, by announcing an exciting new feature to their Sip and Paint party company. Apple Pie Painting offers a fun and exciting way to uncork ones creativity and imagination by incorporating ...

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Bash Tribute

Jan. 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone Kansas City, Mo. Monday, March 2 7-9p.m. Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 Dr. Seuss' Birthday Bash Tribute it's a Seussy Birthday Bash which you are invited to crash with your widdly words and piddly verse and no one will leave in a hearse! ...

Valentine Music Massacre

Jan. 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone Kansas City, Mo. Saturday, Feb 14 8p.m. Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 Valentine Music Massacre NVP: DJ's Pro Zac and John Heu Joel Castillo of 77 Jefferson and The IRIEplaceables Massages by KC Healin Beverly Mendus & Co. Food and Drink ? Specials ...

Laura Packer Storytelling: Sweet Somethings

Jan. 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone Kansas City, Mo. Thursday, Feb. 12 7p.m. Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 Join storyteller Laura Packer for a romantic evening of storytelling, suitable for lovers, the lovelorn and the lovely. Bring yourself. Bring your lover. Bring your object of desire. Just come and ...

Potluck Productions Presents ‘The Changing Phases of Life & Love’

Jan. 24, 2015


Black is Beautiful Comedy Show slated Feb. 28 at Uptown Arts Bar

Jan. 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone Kansas City, Mo. Saturday, Feb, 28 7p.m. Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL! Jsun Nelsun is back & bringing you the Black is Beautiful Comedy Show. 7p.m $5 Cover In case you didn't notice Jsun is black, his family is black, ...

Nationally celebrated poets to perform at Uptown Arts Bar

Jan. 24, 2015

Kansas City, Mo. Wednesday, Feb. 4 Workshop 6p / Show 9p / SLAM 9:30p Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 Workshop $10 Cover Show $5 Cover Nationally celebrated poets to perform at Uptown Arts Bar Join us for an evening of writing workshops, poetry features and SLAM! To start the evening nationally recognized poets Alexander Dang & Clementine von ...

10 Nonprofit Organizations to Receive Funding from Local Giving Circle

Jan. 23, 2015

IMPACT KC PRESS RELEASE Contact: Dan Nelson 10 Nonprofit Organizations to Receive Funding from Local Giving Circle KANSAS CITY, MO (Jan. 23, 2015) – Impact KC announced today that all 10 of its finalist nonprofit applicants will receive full funding this year, in part, due to a generous donation made by a single member of its organization. “Our giving ...

MarksNelson Expands Accounting Service, Assurance & Tax Departments

Jan. 23, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 23, 2015) – MarksNelson LLC expands Accounting Services, Assurance and Tax Departments. Kelly Cisper joins the firm as a Staff Accountant in the Accounting Services department. She will be working closely with clients to provide accounting, payroll and sales tax assistance. Cassidy Jump has been hired in the Accounting Services department as a Staff Accountant. She ...

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