Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts celebrates 10th anniversary

Aug. 25, 2014

Contact Person: Danielle Merrick, Executive Director, admin@kcvlaa.org, 816-974-8522 The Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The KCVLAA is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization formed in May 2004 with the mission to serve artists residing in greater Kansas City metropolitan area, western Missouri and eastern Kansas. The organization provides legal and accounting assistance to ...

Overland Park’s Object Technology Solutions named to Inc. 5000 list

Aug. 25, 2014

Overland Park, KS - For the 8th time, Object Technology Solutions has made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. A global provider of IT solutions and services, OTSI enjoyed growth of 59% over the last three years, adding 120 jobs, to exceed a total of over 300 employees. Headquartered in Overland Park, OTSI has offices ...

Under a Harvest Moon: Filipino Association Celebrates the Fall Tradition “September Affair”

Aug. 25, 2014

The Filipino Association of Greater Kansas City proudly hosts its grand autumn hallmark, the 2014 September Affair, to be held on September 13 at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center (1 E Pershing Rd). It is traditionally the organization’s most anticipated social event and largest fundraising gala of the year. Nearly 500 guests are expected to attend this extravagant ...

Belton Fall Festival Announces Entertainment Lineup

Aug. 25, 2014

For More Information: Sally Smith 816-322-0200 whistlestopantiquesbelton@hotmail.com The entertainment lineup has been announced for the 11th annual Belton Fall Festival, Sept. 12th & 13th. The festival will be held on Belton’s Historic Main Street. The festival will open at 5:00pm on Friday, Sept. 12th with a flag presentation by the Sons of the American Revolution followed by comments from Mayor ...


Aug. 25, 2014

Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gallery Contact: Dan Frueh, (816) 510-6557 Artist Contact: Brittany Ficken, (319) 431-9360 The Trap Gallery is pleased to announce: TRADE LOOK SHIP a regional postal/cultural exchange presented by Archive Collective Kansas City Opening Reception: Friday September 5th, 2014 6-9pm Milwaukee Opening Reception: Friday September 19th, 2014 6-9pm Chicago Opening Reception: Friday September 26th, 2014 6-9pm ...

Best-Selling Business Author Patrick Lencioni to Speak at Benedictine College

Aug. 25, 2014

Nationally-known business consultant Patrick Lencioni, author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, will be the keynote speaker for the academic year’s Opening Convocation at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 11:00 a.m. The presentation will take place in the Ralph Nolan Gymnasium inside the St. John Paul II Student Center on the college campus located ...

LightEdge Solutions Completes ISO 20000 Certification

Aug. 25, 2014

LightEdge Solutions is pleased to announce that it has successfully obtained the ISO 20000 certification. Completing the certification, which is the first international standard for IT service management, is a significant competitive differentiator in the IT services industry. The process to become ISO 20000 certified includes multiple audits, constant reviews and improvements to stay current on the highest standard of ...


Aug. 25, 2014

Media Contact: Laura Jung 913-660-9626 ljung@morningstarcomm.com INTOUCH SOLUTIONS EARNS SPOT ON 2014 INC. 5000 LIST OF FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES Overland Park, Kan. (August 25, 2014) — Intouch Solutions, a marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, earned a position on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list. This competitive list showcases the fastest growing companies in America. Based in Kansas City, with offices ...

Men of MSU Sigma Pi Seek to “Diffuse Culture, Develop Character”

Aug. 25, 2014

Community Service and Philanthropy Events Highlight Fraternity Values in Upcoming Semester Springfield, MO, August 25, 2014– Fifty-two college men at Missouri State University are pioneering a movement to redefine society’s idea of what it really means to be in a fraternity, one puppy at a time. Today, Sigma Pi will begin their crusade to create positive relationships with their university ...

Local elementary school recognized nationally as a school of excellence

Aug. 24, 2014

Contact: Amanda Reese 913-952-4900 Comanche Elementary and Comanche PTA Recognized Nationally as a School of Excellence Overland Park, Kansas (8-25-2014) — National PTA® has recognized Comanche Elementary School and Comanche PTA as a National PTA School of Excellence for their achievement in building effective family-school partnerships. Research shows that when families and schools work together, student achievement increases, schools improve ...

FGI KC offers panel discussion on turning your passion into a business

Aug. 22, 2014

FGI KC's Turning Your Passion Into A Business - A Panel Discussion and Brunch SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER, 28TH 11-1 pm at Historic Kansas City’s Downtown Hotel Phillips 106 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105 Participating Panelist: LAURA KATHLEEN of Project Runway and Project Runway All Stars. This St. Louis designer began working on her career in fashion when she was ...

Kansas City Pagan Pride Day and Craft Faire slated Sept. 28

Aug. 22, 2014

Join us on September 28th from 10 am to 6 pm to learn more about the often misunderstood religion of Paganism at our Harvest Celebration. The 16th Annual Kansas City Pagan Pride Day 2014 and Craft Faire is being held at the Merriam Marketplace, 5740 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This is a FREE event ...

Baker University to host career enhancement workshop at Overland Park campus

Aug. 22, 2014

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies is hosting a career enhancement workshop from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, at its Overland Park campus, 7301 College Blvd. Part of Baker’s professional development series, the event is free and open to the public. The workshop will focus on resume writing and interviewing skills. Marti Miller of Bridge ...

Lathrop & Gage welcomes two attorneys in Kansas City

Aug. 22, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2014) – Lathrop & Gage LLP announced recently that Sean T. Foley has joined as an associate in the firm’s toxic and mass tort practice and Devon J. Steinmeyer has joined as an associate in the firm’s corporate practice. Sean Foley focuses his practice on personal injury, premises liability, product liability and tortious interference litigation. ...

Stiletto Gym to host Pole Dance America, auditioning men to participate

Aug. 22, 2014

National Pole Dance Preliminary in Lee’s Summit, Missouri is seeking Male Competitors. WHO: Studio owner Carla Mock will be the hostess of the National Preliminary and Food Drive and search for Male representation. WHAT: Pole Dance America Preliminary #22 of 22 nationwide competitions that allows Women and Men ages 16 and up to win a spot in the 2015 PDA ...

KC-area company integrates with national real estate giant

Aug. 22, 2014

United States Appraisals, a leader in the appraisal management industry, today announced full integration of its proprietary software platform with Encompass, Ellie Mae’s all-in-one mortgage management solution. The software will streamline and accelerate the appraisal process for loan applications that flow through Encompass by automating data and other entry components and providing thorough, up-to-date appraisal status information. The proprietary platform’s ...

Black Sheep Apparel Co. launches funding campaign in KC

Aug. 21, 2014

We are Black Sheep Apparel Co., a local clothing company that aspires to put Kansas City on the map as a streetwear producing city. We are asking for help from the public to fund our Kickstarter campaign goal of $1500. Great rewards for those who donate. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1363665431/black-sheep-apparel-co http://www.blacksheepapparelco.com/

Gutenberg Bible, Magna Carta on display at Benedictine College

Aug. 21, 2014

Some of the most historic documents in the world will be on display side-by-side this fall, and the general public can see them all for free. Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., is pleased to bring “The Wisdom of the Ages,” a major exhibition from The Remnant Trust, Inc., to the area. The spectacular collection includes a page from one of ...

Off the Wall’ art benefit for Sheffield Place to be Oct. 23

Aug. 21, 2014

What: Kansas City, MO – Event to benefit programs that empower healing and self-sufficiency for homeless, mother-led families at Sheffield Place. Sheffield Place, a treatment and transitional living center for homeless mothers and their children will hold the annual ‘Off the Wall’ art event to benefit children’s and family programs at the agency. The event will take will feature food, ...

Rare coin and metals dealer offers in-store Bitcoin ATM

Aug. 21, 2014

CoinSolutions The Midwest’s leader in Virtual Currency applications has placed it's first Bitcoin ATM machine in Raymore MO. The machine is available to use immediately at C and D Coins, located at 203 North Madison Street, Raymore MO. Tutorial and educational information is available at the location. Bitcoin is a form of digital currency , created and held electronically. It ...

2015 Missouri Arts Awards nominations open through Sept. 8

Aug. 21, 2014

The Missouri Arts Council, a division of the Department of Economic Development, is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Missouri Arts. Each year, the Council recognizes Missourians who have made profound and lasting contributions to the cultural and artistic climate of the state. The Council is seeking nominations in six categories: Arts Education, Arts Organization, Creative Community, Individual Artist, Leadership ...

Clifford H. Frazier Jr., former KC Chief and Hollywood actor, dies at 61

Aug. 20, 2014

(St. Louis, MO) - Clifford H. Frazier, Jr. was seemingly destined for a life lived among the giants of the world. Born on November 23, 1952 in St. Louis, County weighing in a whopping 9 lbs, 14 oz., he grew to become a larger than life figure on the football field, on the big and small screens of Hollywood and ...

Hammerpress celebrates 20 years in business with weeklong festivities

Aug. 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/20/14 Kansas City, Mo. – In celebration of 20 years in business, Hammerpress will host a week of daily events through the week of Tuesday, September 16 through Saturday, September 20, 2014, including print demonstrations, shop tours & hands-on opportunities. During the week, commemorative Hammerpress goods will be available including limited edition prints, Hammerpress t-shirts, and other ...

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