Dec. 6 KC WildLands Native Christmas Tree Event planned at Mildale Farm site

Nov. 20, 2014

Kansas City WildLands, in partnership with Johnson County Park & Recreation District, is again offering the public an opportunity to remove invasive red cedars and take them home to decorate for the holidays! This year's event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at Mildale Farm – a JCPRD site - 35250 W 199th ...

Registrations Now Being Taken for youth Winter Volleyball League

Nov. 20, 2014

Dec. 5 is the early bird registration deadline for a Winter Volleyball League for youth being offered at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s New Century Fieldhouse, 551 New Century Parkway, near Gardner. This doubleheader 12-match program is for boys and girls grades three through eight. Both individual and team registrations will be accepted. Play will begin Jan. 11 ...

Love in the Afternoon programs for 50 Plus to feature great music and cuisine on Dec. 2 & 11

Nov. 20, 2014

A lunch program featuring fine cuisine and exceptional music is being offered twice in early December by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's 50 Plus Department. The event is called Love in the Afternoon. All programs begin at noon. The first program will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 9500 Wornall, Kansas City, Mo. and ...

IS YOUR HOME HEATING SYSTEM SAFE AND READY FOR WINTER? Vatterott College Instructor Offers Winterizing Advice and Safety Tips

Nov. 20, 2014

(Kansas City, MO) – The Old Farmer's Almanac is predicting another winter of arctic blasts and above-normal snowfall across the country. With winter and plunging temperatures fast approaching, now is the time to ensure that your furnace and other heating units are safe and ready. Heating can account for almost half of the average family's winter energy bill, according to ...

Tony Jones CBE to join the Kansas City Art Institute as interim president

Nov. 20, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 20, 2014) — Tony Jones CBE, chancellor and president emeritus of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, will join the Kansas City Art Institute Dec. 3 as the college’s full-time interim president. Jones will take the reins from C. Stephen Metzler, chair of the KCAI board of trustees, who has served as interim president ...

KWU Emergency Management Degree in Top 20 Best Affordable Programs in the Nation

Nov. 20, 2014

TO: News Editors Dear Editors, My apologies if you have already received this great KWU news. I want to be sure everyone is informed. We are excited to announce that Kansas Wesleyan University’s Emergency Management bachelor’s degree program has been named one of the Top 20 best affordable programs in the nation by Emergency Management Degree Program Guide. Their list ...

Urban League of Greater Kansas City Hosts Annual Difference Maker Awards Day Luncheon and Fireside Chat

Nov. 20, 2014

Contact: Gwen Grant For: Urban League of Kansas City Phone: 816.471.0550 Email: Fireside chat features 2014 Difference Makers: Darryl Forte, Kansas City Chief of Police and Benjamin Crump of ParksCrump LLC. Kansas City, Mo. (Nov. 20, 2014) – The Urban League of Greater Kansas City proudly announces its Annual Difference Maker Awards Day Luncheon and Fireside Chat. The luncheon ...

Pandurang Chillal, MD to Join Kansas City Internal Medicine - Kansas City’s Largest Independent Internal Medicine Practice

Nov. 20, 2014

Kansas City, Missouri: Kansas City Internal Medicine (KCIM) is proud to announce that Pandurang Chillal, MD will join the practice beginning in January of 2015. Dr. Chillal comes to KCIM from a 30 years of experience in Internal Medicine in the states of Illinois and Kansas. Most recently, Dr. Chillal has been in practice in Coffeyville, Kansas. Dr. Chillal graduated ...

Local Athletes Picked For TEAM USA

Nov. 20, 2014

Olathe North & Olathe Northwest Graduates, Both KU Alumni, Will Represent TEAM USA In International Ju-Jitsu Competition At The 2014 World Championships - Paris, France - November 28th - 30th IMMEDIATE MEDIA PRESS RELEASE By Bob Boggs - 913-782-5425 November 17, 2014 Travis Boggs, a Graduate of the KU School of Business (2006), and Owner / Chief Instructor of ...

MISSING CHILD, 16 Nathaniel Dance- Independence Missouri

Nov. 19, 2014

NATHANIEL DANCE – AGE 16 Nathaniel Dance, age 16, was last seen on October 19, 2014 in Independence, MO. He is 5’11” tall, weighs 175 lbs, has blue eyes, and sandy blonde hair. If you have any information contact Officer Royster of the Independence Police Department at (816) 325-7346 or Private Investigator Malinda Holloway at (316) 204-8967. Law Enforcement Case ...

QPS Employment Group Expands into New Location in Kansas City

Nov. 19, 2014

QPS Employment Group, a staffing and recruiting firm, has relocated to a new, larger location in Kansas City. The office is now located at 3719 North Oak Trafficway and can be reached at 816-455-0304. QPS is a full-service employment agency that specializes in industrial, technical, office clerical and professional placements. QPS places workers in temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions. ...

Three Diverse Family Plays for the Holidays

Nov. 19, 2014

Paul Mesner Puppets will perform three very different plays starting with the traditional presentation of The Nativity from Dec. 5 – 7 at Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral in downtown Kansas City, MO. The newest play is Old Mac Donald’s Holiday Hoedown, an original Mesner Puppets production Dec. 10-14 at the Mesner Studio; and finally Hershel and the Hanukah Goblins ...

New Dining Services Director hired at Primrose Retirement Community of Kansas City

Nov. 19, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO – Primrose Retirement Community of Kansas City has announced that Rodney Clark has been selected to be the new Dining Services Director. In this capacity, Clark will oversee all meal preparation and dietary staff management for the community. Clark, a Southwest Missouri State graduate, brings with him over 25 years of experience in the food service industry. ...

Kansas City musician leads cast of Jesus Christ Superstar

Nov. 19, 2014

LINDSBORG, KAN., November 19, 2014 – Bethany College is proud to announce accomplished musician Brandon Draper will be the special guest star in the Palm Sunday weekend performance of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” as part of the 2015 Messiah Festival of the Arts. Draper, a 2001 Bethany College graduate, will be reprising his role of “Jesus” in the production, which he ...

New KCK Learning Center Offers Options

Nov. 19, 2014

An enthusiastic crowd braved chilly weather to officially open Metro Lutheran Ministry’s new Learning to Earning program at 750 Armstrong Ave. in downtown Kansas City, Kan., Nov. 17. Led by KCK Mayor Mark Holland and MLM Board of Directors President Christy Schliesman, staff members, supporters and friends launched the new location and expanded services. Focusing on financial literacy and job ...

Sphere’s Aperum Utilized in Key Research Study

Nov. 19, 2014

Effectiveness of Patient Engagement Software in Predicting Fall Risks Aperum® Utilized in Key Research Study Kansas City, KS (11.19.2014) - Sphere3® announces its contribution of Aperum® patient engagement analytics software providing a necessary tool for conducting research recently published in the Clinical Nursing Studies. This effort is part of continuing research focused on determining the effectiveness of patient engagement systems ...

Effective Hormone Replacement Therapies Available at Mirabile MD Beauty

Nov. 19, 2014

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) November 19, 2014 - Few establishments are able to act as a one-stop shop for total wellness as Mirabile MD Beauty. Founded by James Mirabile; the unique center functions on the understanding that every patient's issue is most often interrelated. This establishment finely combines the nuances of cosmetics, weight loss, bio-identical hormone therapy and ...

Christmas Music All Around

Nov. 19, 2014

"Christmas Music All Around," will be presented on Dec. 21, 2014 at 6 p.m. by First Baptist Church, 1416 Main St., Grandview, Mo. The program will include Christmas music selections presented by handbells, choir, soloists, praise team and children. A reception follows. Free admission. The public is welcome. Call 816-763-2200 for more information. Childcare is available.

The Living Light Christmas Musical

Nov. 19, 2014

"The Living Light" Christmas Musical by Ruth Elaine Schram will be presented on Dec. 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. by First Baptist Church, 1416 Main St., Grandview, Mo. The musical includes choir selections, vocal solos, and a dramatic presentation of the Christmas story. Free admission. The public is welcome. Call 816-763-2200 for more information. Childcare is available.

Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Nov. 19, 2014

A Candlelight Christmas Eve Service will be held on Dec. 24, 2014 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1416 Main St., Grandview, Mo. The service will include Christmas carols, the Christmas story, and candlelighting. Music will be provided by a choir and soloists. The public is welcome. Call 816-763-2200 for more information.

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