Ice Storm / Power Outage and Your Home

Jan. 13, 2017

Contact: Wendy Burrell Anthony Plumbing, Heating & Cooling 913-948-8403 or 913-908-5281 Ice Storm / Power Outage and Your Home Here are a few things to keep in mind and be prepared if the ice storm hits and you lose power at your home. 1. RESET THE FURNACE- If you experience a power outage at your home, the furnace will ...

Kansas City Company Gets into Nvidia Inception Program

Jan. 13, 2017

Qieon, a small startup out of Kansas City has been accepted into the Nvidia Inception Program. The Startup is focused on machine vision and Artificial Intelligence to assist the blind. "Startups worldwide are taking advantage of deep learning for its superhuman speed and accuracy in applications like radiology, fraud detection and self-driving cars," said Kimberly Powell, senior director of Industry ...

Kansas Humanities Council invites applications for 2017-2019 Poet Laureate of Kansas™

Jan. 13, 2017

NEWS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Von Holten, Director of Programs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 785/357-0359; January 5, 2017 Kansas Humanities Council invites applications for 2017-2019 Poet Laureate of KansasTM Topeka – The Kansas Humanities Council (KHC) is inviting applications for the next Poet Laureate of KansasTM. The position of Poet Laureate celebrates the humanities through poetry readings, ...

Nick Warren Joins the Giving the Basics Board of Directors

Jan. 12, 2017

GIVING THE BASICS is thrilled to announce that Nick Warren has joined the Giving the Basics board of directors. Nick is excited to help further the Giving the Basics mission in Kansas City. Nick is an Executive Vice President at Commerce Bank. In this role, he oversees regional commercial banking efforts in the bank's western footprint, including Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, ...

Peter Hardy Joins the Giving the Basics Board of Directors

Jan. 12, 2017

Giving the Basics is proud to announce the addition of Peter Hardy to the board of directors. Hardy brings a passion for strengthening Kansas City and will share his expertise and energy to help further the Giving the Basics mission. Peter is a vice president and client portfolio manager for American Century Investments, a premier investment manager headquartered in Kansas ...

Natalie M. Foundation Benefit Fashion Show

Jan. 12, 2017

NATALIE M. FOUNDATION BELIEVES IN EDUCATION Overland Park, KS-The Natalie M. Foundation hosts its 2017 Benefit Fashion show “Bloom” on January 15th, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel and Convention Center in Overland Park, KS. The annual event is the largest prom show in the world, raising donations to help fund educational and extra-curricular activities for students across the metro Kansas ...

Excelsior Springs Job Corps Organizes Day of Service - Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 12, 2017

Contact: Rhonda Peery Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center 816/629-3160 EXCELSIOR SPRINGS JOB CORPS ORGANIZES DAY OF SERVICE Community Service Effort Honors Martin Luther King Jr. Excelsior Springs and Kansas City, Missouri January 16, 2017 – Students from the Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center will participate in a Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., and as ...

Swope Health Northland Welcomes New Doctor

Jan. 12, 2017

RIVERSIDE, Mo. Swope Health Northland is excited to announce the addition of a new physician, Dorothy Jackson, M.D. Dr. Jackson received her training at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, earning a BS in Biology and an MD. She subsequently completed a residency through Truman Medical Center, specializing in Internal Medicine, and received her Board Certification in Internal Medicine. Dr. Jackson ...

HCA Midwest Health and Kansas City University announce a clinical rotation collaboration to help educate medical students

Jan. 11, 2017

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), the largest medical school in Missouri, announces a partnership with HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider, to create additional clinical clerkship training for up to 100 medical students. The collaboration will be led by a KCU alumnus and a board-certified family physician with HCA Midwest Health, Dr. Bruce Williams, D.O. ...

Californos Opera Supper Event Celebrates 10 Years!

Jan. 11, 2017

Californos restaurant in Westport celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Opera Supper, their monthly event featuring local vocalists and favorite music ranging from the 16th Century to today! A wide repertory of opera, art song, German lieder, French chansons, jazz and classical singing will be presented in a very casual and intimate way. Discover ancient tunes and romantic hits from ...

HCF awards $739,399 in Applicant Defined Grants

Jan. 11, 2017

Kansas City, MO — The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has awarded 15 nonprofit organizations a total of $739,399 in the final Applicant Defined Grants (ADG) funding rounds of 2016. HCF reviewed 38 ADG proposals totaling approximately $2.4 million in requests over this two-month period. The following grants were awarded in November and December 2016: Agency Amount ...

Rural KS. Hospital Installs State of the Art MRI Unit

Jan. 11, 2017

CONTACT: Eric Sumearll 785 688 4428 STATE-OF-THE-ART MRI UNIT ARRIVES AT HOSPITAL Plainville, KS – The magnet for Rooks County Health Center’s (RCH) new MRI & Nuclear Medicine suite arrived on-site Wednesday, January 4. The 4 1/2 ton magnet, known in the industry as the OR200, is the core of the Toshiba built Vantage Titan Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ...

The 2017 Raytown Martin Luther King Multicultural Celebration

Jan. 10, 2017

"Unity with Love -- Pass it on!" Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017 Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Location: Raytown South High School 8211 Sterling Avenue, Raytown, MO Event Highlights: Keynote speaker will be Cheryl Brown Henderson, President of The Brown Foundation which was established as a living tribute to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown vs. Board of Education. ...

Kansas City area Leasing Company has 60th Anniversary in 2017

Jan. 10, 2017

From Typewriters to Drones in 60 years. How a lease finance company evolved and survived. When Bob Clune started Clune Equipment Leasing Company in 1957 to finance IBM Typewriters for his customers, he could not have envisioned the array of equipment that his company would finance 60 years later. The portfolio now includes cutting edge IT networks & systems, multi-function ...

Kansas City Resident Ab Rees Helps AlphaNet Reach $50 Million Milestone

Jan. 10, 2017

Coral Gables, FL -- AlphaNet, Inc., a not-for-profit specialty disease management organization, has reached the $50 million level in contributions to the Alpha-1 Foundation, according to AlphaNet President and CEO Robert C. Barrett. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, commonly known as “Alpha-1”, is a genetic disorder causing life-threatening liver and/or lung disease. Those diagnosed with the disorder refer to themselves as “Alphas.” ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Make New Year Resolutions to Stay Healthy and Fit Throughout 2017

Jan. 10, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (January 10, 2017) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents have made New Year resolutions to stay healthy and fit throughout 2017. And their intense schedule of health and wellness programs is already helping them keep their resolutions. As Fitness Coordinator Camin Bell leads residents in warm-up movements for her popular Stretch and Strengthen class, she reminds everyone ...

3rd Annual Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week Jan. 20-28

Jan. 10, 2017

For Immediate Release Contact: Downtown Lawrence Inc., Sally Zogry (785) 842-3883 Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week – January 20-January 28 Downtown Lawrence Inc., gears up for Lawrence’s third annual Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week. Join us for a feast of creativity during the third annual Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week. Downtown restaurants will be cooking up something different and serving up fresh ...

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey Presents Ailey Trio at the Gem Theater in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District.

Jan. 10, 2017

NEWS RELEASE What: Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey Presents The Ailey Trio When: 7:00 p.m., January 12, 2017 Where: Gem Theater, 1615 East 18th St, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 Contact: Pam Hausner, Interim Director of Marketing & Communications Office: (816) 471-6003, ext. 4; Mobile: (816) 529-4929; Email: January 10, 2017 Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey Presents Ailey ...

Rural Kansas Hospital in Elite Group

Jan. 10, 2017

CONTACT: Eric Sumearll 785 688 4428 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RURAL KANSAS HOSPITAL RANKED AMONG TOP 50 IN NATION FOR LOWEST RATE OF PATIENT READMISSIONS, ONLY CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL TO DO SO PLAINVILLE, KS ¬ – The results of a national hospital review ranks Rooks County Health Center (RCH) as tied for 39th out of the 5,627 hospitals in the ...

Kansas City Comedian and faith-based film star to headline “The Clean Comedy Tour”

Jan. 10, 2017

Michael Joiner hopes to use laughter to help unite a nation polarized after the election. Kansas City, MO - January 10, 2017 - Serious Comedy Agency and Esther Picture, LLC has announced that they will be seeking venues to host “The Clean Comedy Tour” with Comedian Michael Joiner. Nominated “Funniest Comedian” for Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and 1st ...

DCI Belton, national quality leader, offers more than just dialysis

Jan. 10, 2017

Contact: Erika Oakvik DCI Public Information Coordinator 615-963-9712 Belton, MO. (Jan. 10, 2017) — DCI Belton is the recipient of the Darwin Peterson award, the highest quality award bestowed on a clinic by the nationwide non-profit Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI). The Darwin Peterson Award is presented to a clinic that exemplifies excellence in areas that include: • Patient satisfaction • ...

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