Local artists offer healing arts workshop to local LGBT Community after Orlando disaster

June 17, 2016

Local KC artists Jenny Hahn and Stephanie Gray of Creative Nectar Studio are creating a healing response to the tragedy earlier this week at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. The two are offering a process painting workshop on a donation basis for the local LGBTQ community this Wednesday evening, June 22nd from 6-9 pm at the Bauer Building in the ...

Kansas City leaves its Imprint at District Conference

June 16, 2016

(Kansas City, Missouri) – Nine women from the Kansas City area attended the 60th Annual District Eight Altrusa Conference in Bentonville, Arkansas the end April. Conference theme was “Building Bridges for Altrusa's Future.” Representing the region were Barbara Britt of Excelsior Springs; Sue Hart, Pat Parr and Bethany Stanley of Overland Park, KS; Jane Hart, Regina Irwin and Shannon Johnston ...

Entrepreneur Danny O’Neill featured Speaker at Altrusa’s 99th Birthday Celebration

June 16, 2016

(Kansas City, Missouri) – Recently Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City celebrated the 99th birthday of their service organization with special guest, local entrepreneur Danny O'Neill of The Roasterie. The regular monthly meeting was held at the Holiday Inn on the Plaza. The program committee chair, Jenny Troutman of Prairie Village, introduced the speaker. Danny O'Neill, a native of Iowa, ...

Local Moms Bring FRESH, All Natural Pet Food to your door!

June 16, 2016

Olathe, KS – Debbie Smith and Shari Klohr are excited to announce that they’ve opened a new, mobile business dedicated to delivering fresh and healthy pet food to homes in Olathe and Johnson County – Pet Wants Olathe. Pet Wants’ carefully developed proprietary pet food is slow-cooked with fresh, all-natural ingredients. The company’s distributor makes the dog and cat food ...

The Kansas Society of CPAs Welcomes Natasha Schamberger as New President and CEO

June 16, 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016 – The Kansas Society of CPAs welcomes Natasha Schamberger, CPA, Lawrence, KS, as the new President and CEO. Previously, Natasha served as Associate Director of Firm Services at AICPA, where she led the Firm Services Team, which includes the Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS). Natasha was responsible for strategizing and driving the development of practice management ...

FTJ and FSL Name New Vice President

June 16, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (June 16, 2016) – Forrest T. Jones & Company, Inc. (FTJ) and Fidelity Life Insurance Company (FSL) announced that veteran insurance executive Peter Lindquist joined the companies as vice president on June 15. Lindquist, who has served as chief financial officer (CFO) for 20 years at various insurance companies, will succeed William Hobbs II, who is retiring ...


June 16, 2016

WHAT: Variety the Children’s Charity along with Unlimited Play and Kansas City Parks and Rec are pleased to announce the opening of the first metro area All-Inclusive playground. And now families in Kansas City will have access to a playground in which children of all abilities can play together. This Inclusive design was the concept of Variety kids and is ...

Nicholas K Clark Solo Show Icona-Pop at Paper Birch Landing Gallery July 2016

June 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nicholas K Clark chosen to exhibit his work in a Solo show at Paper Birch Landing Gallery Kansas City, Missouri– June 8,2016/ – Artist Nicholas K Clark of Kansas City, Missouri announced today that his series entitled "Icona-Pop" was selected to be displayed for a solo show at Paper Birch Landing Gallery in Kansas City, Missouri. Nicholas ...

Primrose Retirement Community Hires New Executive Director

June 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 16, 2016 Jeff Walters Named Executive Director at Primrose Retirement of Kansas City KANSAS CITY, MO – Primrose Retirement Community of Kansas City has hired Jeff Walters to be their new Executive Director. He began his duties in May, and in this capacity, Walters will oversee the day-to-day operations of the community. Prior to joining the ...

Learn about Southeast Kansas’ mining history during 50 Plus day trip on July 12

June 16, 2016

Discover how coal mining became the economic base of the towns in Crawford County in southeast Kansas, during a mid-July June day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This trip, called Mining Memories, will take participants to the town of Franklin, where they can break for a sack lunch or ...

Rock N’ Roll Dinner on July 8 is next of JCPRD’s Dementia Friendly programs

June 16, 2016

A Rock N' Roll Dinner in early July is the next in an ongoing series of Dementia Friendly programs being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. These programs are presented in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association of Kansas City. They are designed for persons with early stages of memory-loss and their caretakers ...

4th International Conference and Exhibition on Rhinology and Otology

June 16, 2016

Conferenceseries LLC Invites participants from all over the world to attend the “4th International Conference and Exhibition on Rhinology and otology” going to be held during May 01-03, 2016 in Dubai, UAE. Otolaryngology-2017 Conference highlights the theme “Expanding Horizon in the field of Rhinology and Otology”. Otolaryngology-2017 is an event designed in a way to provide an exclusive platform for ...

Paint For Orlando!

June 15, 2016

CONTACT: Joey Kramer Apple Pie Painting 816-510-4259 joey@applepiepainting.com www.applepiepainting.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Paint For Orlando - KC Cares Kick Off Painting Party Fundraiser To Benefit The Orlando Shooting Victims OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 15, 2016 - In response to the recent tragic events in Orlando, Apple Pie Painting has coordinated with three area bars to provide a charity fundraising event ...

Tann Electric Is Offering Excellent Electrician Services in Overland Park and Midwest

June 15, 2016

Lenexa, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) June 15, 2016 - Over the past two decades, Tann Electric has been serving home owners and businesses in Kansas City with its electrical services. They offer a comprehensive range of solutions for residents in the Kansas City area. Their band of services includes electrical repairs, outdoor lighting, service repairs, and maintenance. The company is ...


June 15, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Toma, Cathedral Administrator Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral Office: 816.214.9936 Cell: 816.809.7589 Email: jtoma@kccathedral.org CHORAL EVENSONG: A TIME FOR MOURNING, REFLECTION, AND RESOLVE FOLLOWING THE MASSACRE IN ORLANDO Sunday, June 19, 5:00 PM Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral 415 West 13th Street Kansas City, MO 64105 The Trinity Choir sings Evensong, a service of music ...

Chase Bryant to headline Gardner’s Fourth of July celebration

June 15, 2016

Country music star Chase Bryant is headlining the City of Gardner’s Fourth of July celebration on July 4. Bryant serves as the biggest-named performer to grace the stage during one of the city’s concert-focused celebrations since they began in 2014. “Bringing in a musical act such as Chase Bryant is part of our effort to enhance the quality of life ...

Erickson Living, Manager of Tallgrass Creek, Named a Best Place to Work in Information Technology

June 15, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (June 16, 2016) -- Erickson Living, developer and manager of Tallgrass Creek retirement community, today announced that IDG’s Computerworld magazine has selected it as one of the “top 100 organizations” that have created dynamic and rewarding environments for their information technology (IT) professionals. Specifically, the company was ranked No. 23 among large organizations, and recognized for having ...

Tim Earp named Membership Representative at Shawnee Chamber of Commerce

June 15, 2016

Contact: Linda Leeper President & CEO Shawnee Chamber of Commerce p: 913.631.6545 lleeper@shawneekschamber.com Tim Earp has joined the Shawnee Chamber of Chamber as Membership Representative. Earp is responsible for recruiting new business members and managing member retention efforts. In addition, he will develop and maintain excellent relations with new and existing members, seeking new opportunities to increase member engagement. He ...


June 15, 2016

New prototype includes areas first digital ordering kiosks, digital menu boards and new interior design KANSAS CITY –Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs has big plans ahead for expanding and updating its restaurant locations across the U.S. Today, the company announced the opening of its first ‘Goodcents of the Future’ restaurant prototype in Leavenworth, Kan. at 2915 Trailhead Drive. The ‘Goodcents of ...

Kansas City based graphic designer releases first book

June 15, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kansas City, MO, June 14, 2016 – Kansas City based graphic designer releases first book. Chad Wagner, an established AEC graphic designer with Chad Wagner Design LLC in Kansas City has released his first book So Now You’re A Graphic Designer on Amazon.com. “I decided to rescue the world from unwilling and misled graphic design title holders ...

Overland Park Mom Helps Spread Joy in Community— Inflation Celebrations Offers Inflatable Greetings

June 15, 2016

Overland Park Mom Helps Spread Joy in Community Inflation Celebrations Offers Inflatable Greetings Inflation Celebrations is launching in Overland Park, KS! The company specializes in delivering inflatable greetings for every occasion from birthdays and baby arrivals to graduations and various special life events. Inflation Celebrations has an inflatable to celebrate it. Independent Contractor, Kelly Harrick--Overland Park mom of two fast ...

Gladstone Resident & Drury Student earns prestigious internship

June 14, 2016

Media Contact: Dr. Regina Waters Professor of Communication and Dean of Graduate Studies Office: (417) 873-7251 Email:rwaters@drury.edu SPRINGFIELD, Mo., June 10, 2016 — For the eighth time in 11 years, a Drury University student has been named to the prestigious American Advertising Federation (AAF) Vance L. Stickell Memorial Internship Program. The program recognizes the top 20 AAF students in the ...

Booms, Blooms & Dinosaurs on July 2 at Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s Botanical Garden

June 14, 2016

Contact: Karen Case, kcase@powellgardens.org, 816.697.2600 x236 Grab your friends and family and come to Powell Gardens on Saturday, July 2, for a day of dinosaurs, daylilies, live music, food, kids’ activities and a fireworks display against the dark country sky! See more details at powellgardens.org/booms. -9 a.m.-3 p.m. —MoKan Daylily Society members will be here to offer advice on growing ...

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