Hannah Motley of Leawood, KS Named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar

May 6, 2017

Media Contact: Press Office (202)-401-1576 Program Contact: Simone Olson (202)-401-0961 Hannah Motley of Leawood, Kansas, a senior at Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park, was named as a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar this week. Motley is one of 161 American high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, service, and contribution to school ...

“Olathe’s Got Talent” 2017 Scholarship Winners Declared in Sold Out Performance

May 5, 2017

The Bell Cultural Events Center at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas was packed the night of April 29th as 28 students offered their best in vocal, instrumental and dance performances at “Olathe’s Got Talent.” Seven students competed in the visual arts category. Scholarships and monetary awards for the twelve winners totaled $9,750.00. Winning the Simmons Bank Show Stopper Award ...

Students Take Action to Fight Suicide

May 5, 2017

For additional questions, please contact Donna Young at (913) 980-8503 or Catherine Keil at (816) 905-2515. Blue Springs, MO — Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, yet suicide is preventable. More than 200 people from throughout Blue Springs are expected to participate in the 1st annual Blue Springs Out of the Darkness Campus Walk ...

Chaz on the Plaza presents celebratory Mother’s Day dining options

May 5, 2017

Chaz offers a holiday version of its Weekend Jazz Brunch on Sunday, May 14 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and a special three-course Mother’s Day Dinner from 5:00 – 9:00 p. m. The four-course prix fixe brunch menu includes assorted breakfast pastries, choice of six second-course offerings, choice of seven main courses and choice of three desserts. It also ...

The Heartland Premiere

May 5, 2017

Good Morning! I’m hopeful that the KC Star might consider talking to us about our Award-Winning TV shows on Outdoor Channel. We’re just a group of KC guys that travel the country to creatively film our outdoor experience and we’ve been recognized nationally for our work. We are hosting a Premiere event on June 10th. With nearly 1000 people in ...

NEW FACILITY OPENS TO SERVE AREA CANCER PATIENTS

May 5, 2017

Kansas City – The KHE Salon (formerly Hair Au Courant Salon) has received national attention for their extraordinary service to area cancer patients. The demand for service was so great that they are opening a new facility in KC. Partnered with the Saint Luke’s Center for Women’s Care and The University of Kansas Cancer Center the program is among the ...

Debra Sullivan Recognized as Distinguished Dietitian of the Year Area dietitian receives state-level award for leadership and commitment to profession

May 4, 2017

Debra Sullivan, RD, PhD of Overland Park, KS, has been named the Distinguished Dietitian of the Year by the Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (KSAND). This is the top award given by KSAND, and it recognized a dietitian who demonstrates significant involvement at the local, state, and national levels of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and provides leadership ...

Cara Harbstreet Recognized as Young Dietitian of the Year Area dietitian receives state-level award for leadership and commitment to profession

May 4, 2017

Cara Harbstreet, MS, RD, LD of Mission, KS, has been named the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year by the Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (KSAND). This award recognizes a dietitian 35 years of age or younger who demonstrates involvement at the local, state, and national levels of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and provides leadership and advancement ...

Marley Sugar Recognized as Emerging Dietetic Leader of the Year Area dietitian receives state-level award for leadership and commitment to profession

May 4, 2017

Contact: Bethany Frazier KSAND Marketing Chair 816-695-8256 marketing@eatrightks.org Marley Sugar, RD, LD of Overland Park, KS, has been named the Emerging Dietetic Leader of the Year by the Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (KSAND). This award recognizes a dietitian who has made distinctive contributions early in their career. Dietitians who receive this honour support the promotion of optimal health ...

Student Artwork “ON THE VINE

May 4, 2017

Crossroads Charter Schools Presents: “Crossroads on The Vine” a student art exhibit at the American Jazz Museum KANSAS CITY, MO –– On Friday, May 5, 2017 nearly 600 pieces of art work by scholars of Crossroads Charter Schools will be displayed at the American Jazz Museum Art Gallery. This unique First Friday Art display will celebrate the ingenuity and creativity ...

Altrusa Participates in Good Deeds Day

May 4, 2017

Kansas City – Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City joined the global movement of doing good on April 2 – Good Deeds Day! Good Deeds Day is an annual tradition of good deeds. All over the world, hundreds of thousands choose to volunteer and help others, putting into practice the simple idea that every single person can do something good, ...

ALTRUSA CELEBRATED 75TH ANNIVERSARY WITH VINTAGE PROGRAM

May 4, 2017

Kansas City – Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City, Inc., publicly celebrated 75 years of service with a Vintage Fashion Show, Tea with Pastries as well as a Service Showcase. The 75th Anniversary Celebration Vintage Fashion Show with Tea and Pastries and Showcasing Service Projects was held on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the Historic Thompson Homestead Barn in Lenexa, ...

Chef Torrey Hill Wins Tallgrass Creek’s Chef Cook-Off

May 4, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 4, 2017) – Chef Torrey Hill earned the title Master Chef and a $50 gift certificate by winning a Chef Cook-Off held in the Bistro at Tallgrass Creek retirement community. Nearly 100 people attended this event, which saw Chef Torrey compete against Chef Andy Ward. Both chefs were provided a mystery bag consisting of three items ...

INTOUCH SOLUTIONSANDREW GROJEAN SELECTED FOR MEDICAL MARKETING AND MEDIA YOUNG JURIST PROGRAM

May 4, 2017

KANSAS CITY (May 4, 2017) — Intouch Solutions, a marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, is proud to announce the selection of Andrew Grojean, social media manager, to participate in Medical Marketing and Media’s (MM&M) inaugural Young Jurist program, where he will serve as a judge for the upcoming MM&M Awards. Grojean is one of five young professionals who work ...

Shawnee Chamber’s May 10 Luncheon Celebrates Travel and Tourism

May 4, 2017

The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon on Wednesday, May 10 will celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, and Sports Tourism in Shawnee. Guest speaker will be Kathy Nelson, President | CEO of the Kansas City Sports Commission. Nelson, the premier promoter of sports tourism in the metro area is the only female in history to win an Emmy for ...

Simon Says Move Over, There’s a New Kid In Town

May 4, 2017

Sequence Says is the first Android game being released,on May 26th, by the Kansas City based app development group Golden Mind Creations. The game starts out with a similar setup to Simon – that is, four shapes and a sequence. However, the similarities stop there. The rectangles are not static colors like with Simon, they start out as blank spots ...

International best-selling author Charmaine Craig to visit Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

May 4, 2017

625 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas 66101 www.kckpl.org News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/4/2017 Contact: Kim Woolery Arts and Communication Librarian Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-295-8250 x6410 Email: kwoolery@kckpl.org International best-selling author Charmaine Craig to visit Kansas City, Kansas Public Library KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas City, Kansas Public Library will host a question and answer session and ...

PMG Basehor Provider Now Offering DOT Physicals

May 4, 2017

Christina Coulson, FNP-C, a primary care provider at Providence Medical Group Basehor, is now a licensed medical examiner to conduct Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals. In addition, she provides a comprehensive range of medical care at the practice, including, but not limited to: • Pediatric care • Adult care • Preventive medicine • Gynecology • Minor procedures/surgery • Vaccinations • ...

MEDIA ALERT: Students Spend Day in Service to Others

May 4, 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Students Spend Day in Service to Others CONTACT: Michael Cullinan, Principal 913-402-3950 mike.cullinan@stmichaelcp.org WHO: 541 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School, joined by school administrators, teachers and staff, parents, parishioners and clergy WHAT: Day-long activities to meet community needs on the School’s 5th annual Go Forth to Serve Day WHEN: Friday, ...

Kansas Lions celebrate 100 years at state convention

May 3, 2017

Kansas Lions Celebrate 100 Years At State Convention! Kansas Lions attending the annual Lions State Convention will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Lions Clubs International by hosting International Director Lewis & Gayle Quinn of Anchorage, AK, on June 1-3, 2017, at the Doubletree by Hilton in west Wichita. The Council of Governors (photo) is the controlling authority of Kansas Lions ...

Kansas City Teen Wins Third Place in National Shakespeare Competition

May 3, 2017

With a performance of a sonnet and monologue from Shakespeare, Trevon Wainwright from Kansas City, MO, a student of David Luby at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts in Kansas City, won third place in the 34th annual English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition. This year's Competition took place on May 1, 2017, on the Mitzi Newhouse Theater stage at ...

New Horizons Band rehearsals begin May 30

May 3, 2017

Calling all music lovers! Dig out your old musical instrument or purchase a new one and join a group of fun-loving musicians ages 50 and beyond in the New Horizons Band. The group will begin band rehearsals starting in late May at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. The New Horizons Band is a program of ...

22nd Annual In Step and In Shape Walk is May 24 in Antioch Park

May 3, 2017

For over two decades, an early summer special event presented by the 50 Plus department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District has given participants an opportunity to get outside, enjoy local trails, and stay active. Now in its 22nd year, this year’s In Step and In Shape Walk will take place on Wednesday, May 24, in Antioch Park, ...


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