Johnson County’s Chappelow-Lee Selected as an ‘Afterschool Ambassador’

Oct. 22, 2014

Afterschool Ambassador Program: Legacy of Leadership NEWS RELEASE CONTACT: Luci Manning October 22, 2014 202/371-1999 Johnson County’s Chappelow-Lee Selected as an ‘Afterschool Ambassador’ Kim Chappelow-Lee Will Work in Kansas and Nationally to Make Afterschool Programs Available to More Students Washington, DC – The Afterschool Alliance announced today that Kim Chappelow-Lee, Children’s Services Manager at the Johnson County Park & Recreation ...

HappyBottoms launches new BUNDLES OF JOY program

Oct. 22, 2014

HappyBottoms launches new BUNDLES OF JOY program Program will help low income families with diapers from the very beginning of baby's life, right at the hospital! Contact: Teresa Winfield, HappyBottoms Program Manager cell 816-810-5139 Bringing home a new baby can fill parents with wonder, joy, and nerves! There's a lot to learn when it comes to taking care of ...

Vein and Body Centers in Kansas City Changes Its Name

Oct. 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vein and Body Centers in Kansas City Changes Its Name Dr. Schwartz at Vein and Body Centers for Excellence in Leawood, KS is changing the business name to Premier Vein and Body by Schwartz. Kansas City, Kansas – October 10, 2014 - Dr. Craig Schwartz, founder of Vein and Body Centers for Excellence, is pleased to announce ...

Kansas City Moving Company Announce Launch of New Websites

Oct. 22, 2014

Metro Wide Movers, a trusted residential and commercial moving company in the Kansas City metro area, announces the launch of two new websites dedicated to providing vital information and advice to those in need of moving services in Olathe, Mission, Leawood, Lenexa, Shawnee, and surrounding cities in Kansas and Missouri. Metro Wide Movers, a full-service residential and commercial moving company ...

Truman’s Theatre and Music Departments present New Music Theatre Concert

Oct. 21, 2014

Contact: David Charles Goyette 660-785-4519 TRUMAN’S THEATRE AND MUSIC DEPARTMENTS present a NEW MUSIC THEATRE CONCERT as a part of the 16th Annual New Horizons Music Festival Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4PM Kirksville, Missouri – During the summer of 2014, co-curators David Charles Goyette and Dr. Charles Gran, sent out a call for new works of music theatre ...

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 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) ( 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:, 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, 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: 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 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: 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 ...

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