MarksNelson names Angie McElhaney to executive committee

Oct. 19, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 19, 2015) –MarksNelson, accounting and consulting firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Angie McElhaney, CPA, CCIFP, to the firm’s executive committee. McElhaney is a Member and Chair of the Assurance and Business Advisory practice. Her term on the executive committee runs through the end of 2016. McElhaney joins Managing Member Mark Radetic, CPA, CGMA, ...

Unbound Transforms Hotel Room into Global Experience

Oct. 19, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Spend the night in room 314 at the 816 Hotel in Westport and instantly travel to parts of Asia, Africa and Latin America in Unbound’s themed room. Unbound, the largest nonprofit in Kansas, invites you to tour its themed room at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. When: Tuesday, Oct. 20 Where: 816 Hotel ...

KCK Mayor Mark Holland, health experts to attend Healthy Halloween

Oct. 19, 2015

Each year Whitmore Park is filled with hundreds of Rosedalians as they celebrate RDA’s fall festival, Healthy Halloween. But this year they will be joined by Kansas City, KS mayor Mark Holland, sports medicine physician and fitness instructor Dr. Jordan Metzl, and nutrition expert Cynthia Lair. Holland will kick off the festival at 2 p.m. on Oct. 24 at Whitmore ...

Bethany College announces estate gift

Oct. 19, 2015

LINDSBORG, KAN., October 14, 2015 – Bethany College celebrated an estate gift given to the college of more than $2.2 million at a campus-wide event Thursday morning. Lee Lundquist, a retired United States Army Colonel, left the college $2,260,460 in his estate to endow the Dean of Athletics position. The announcement of the gift was made on Founder’s Day at ...

Eastland Giving Circle to Award $30,000 Grant

Oct. 19, 2015

Eastland Giving Circle Presents $30,000 Grant for Eastern Jackson County On November 4, one Eastern Jackson County nonprofit will receive a $30,000 grant to improve health and nutrition for children in the area. Since it was started in 2010, the Eastland Giving Circle has awarded more than $100,000 to improve the local community through charitable giving. This year’s celebration will ...

Job Placement a Success at Northland Mental Health Center

Oct. 19, 2015

A consistent commitment to helping find and keep jobs for Northlanders with a mental illness has brought honors to Tri-County Mental Health Services. Tri-County’s Employment Services program recently earned Missouri’s highest score in an annual review by state officials. Although the review is part of a routine examination, Tri-County’s consistently positive results are anything but standard: with a maximum score ...

Terry Appointed Senior Director of Operations, Administration and Compliance at Park University

Oct. 19, 2015

Stephen W. Terry has been appointed senior director of operations, administration and compliance within the Office of Finance and Administration at Park University. Terry, who previously served the University as assistant dean of military and veteran programs, started in his new role on Oct. 1. In Terry’s new position, he will work closely with the University’s student accounts team, as ...

Man Cave Craft Meats expands to grocers near you

Oct. 19, 2015

Man Cave Craft Meats has furthered its expansion in the Kansas City and St. Louis markets! We are a small company based in Golden Valley, MN, founded by a couple of University of Minnesota students. Man Cave Craft Meats takes the craft beer concept and applies it to carefully curated, small batch high quality meats. We got our start as ...

KC Store Fixtures Receives 2015 Kansas City Award

Oct. 19, 2015

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KC Store Fixtures Receives 2015 Kansas City Award Kansas City Award Program Honors the Achievement KANSAS CITY September 30, 2015 -- KC Store Fixtures has been selected for the 2015 Kansas City Award in the Commercial Equipment category by the Kansas City Award Program. Each year, the Kansas City Award Program identifies companies that we ...

Breaking: Uber and Turn the Page bring books to KC students

Oct. 19, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/19/15 Contact: Jaime Moore, (970) 319-1128 Uber Co-Authors Program to Deliver Books to Kansas City Kids: Residents can donate books to Turn the Page KC with the tap of a button next Thursday, Oct. 22 (Kansas City) -- Uber and Turn the Page KC today announced a new campaign to collect books for children throughout Kansas City. ...

175 Tallgrass Creek Residents Taste/Judge 13 Crock Pots of Chili

Oct. 19, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 19, 2015) -- A simmering pot of homemade chili will warm up any occasion, which was evident Friday, October 16, when teams of Tallgrass Creek staff members competed in a spirited, chili cook-off. As deciding voters, residents flocked to the community's Sunflower Room to taste the competition's 13 crock pots of chili, each representing a different ...

Kitty City Hambingo at Hamburger Mary’s

Oct. 19, 2015

Contact: Kitty City Kansas 913-971-0101 Kansas City, MO, - On 10/22/15 Kitty City invites you for a night Hambingo at Hamburger Mary’s located at 3700 Broadway Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64111. The fabulous bingo festivities begin at 7:30p.m. Prizes will be awarded to Hambingo winners and attendees will have an opportunity to participate in our raffle as well. ...

Employment: the Changing Landscape

Oct. 19, 2015

The Arc of Missouri, People First and Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council will be hosting the 'Employment-the Changing Landscape' Summit on Wednesday , October 28th, at the Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center in Columbia, Missouri from 9.30 am. to 4 pm. This Summit will be an informative conversation between a specially selected panel of speakers, stakeholders and the general public ...

Mirabile MD MedCosmetic Impresses with Advanced Aesthetic Treatments in Kansas City

Oct. 19, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) October 19, 2015 - As a clinic that has been operating in the Kansas City area since 1999, Mirabile MD MedCosmetic offers the latest in non-surgical aesthetic treatments. Well known for offering bio-identical hormone replacement therapy in Kansas City; Dr. Mirabile has been treating women's health for years. Patients visit the center for expert ...

Brookridge Day School included in “The 50 Best Private Elementary Schools in the U.S.”

Oct. 19, 2015

-Overland Park school named to prestigious national list- Overland Park, Kan. (10/19/2015) – Brookridge Day School, an Overland Park private day school for ages 2 ½ years through 3rd grade, announced that it has been named to The Best Schools (TBS) listing of The 50 Best Private Elementary Schools in the U.S. Brookridge Day School has operated as an accredited ...

MAREI Announces Self Directed IRA Month

Oct. 18, 2015

Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors is focusing the next 30 days on Self Directed IRA and other Self Directed Investment accounts Kansas City— Self Directed IRA Month — Today Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors announced immediate that the next 30 days of events will allow their members to learn more about using a Self Directed IRA when Investing ...

Release of feature documentary ‘All These Flowers’

Oct. 16, 2015

Kevin Bryce, director of the award winning documentary We Are Superman, will release his follow-up documentary All These Flowers at the Kansas International Film Festival on Wednesday November 11th at 5:25pm at the Glenwood Arts Theater. There will be two preceding Kansas City screenings after the festival: Sunday November 22nd at 4pm at Standees Theater, and Thursday December 3rd hosted ...

Unbound Trailblazers Use Feet to Fight Poverty

Oct. 16, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Kan. –Unbound Trailblazers are hitting the pavement for one last bout of training before running in the Kansas City Marathon on Saturday, October 17. Fifteen Unbound Trailblazers will run in the full marathon, half marathon, marathon relay or 5K race, including eight Unbound employees from the organization’s global headquarters in Kansas City, Kan. Several Trailblazers will participate in ...

Free Veterans Day Tribute November 8 at Truman Library

Oct. 16, 2015

Join us for a spectacular salute to America’s veterans at the Fourth Annual Ike Skelton Veterans Day Ceremony at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. This annual event is co-presented by Truman Library Institute, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, City of Independence, and the Independence Pioneers Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Museum admission and all events are ...

Bison Rounded Up in Northwest Missouri

Oct. 16, 2015

For Immediate Release: Bison Rounded Up in Northwest Missouri Additional bison will join the herd later this month Bethany, MO | October 15, 2016 The Nature Conservancy rounded up its herd of 115 bison on Tuesday at its Dunn Ranch Prairie preserve, located 90 minutes north of Kansas City, for routine health screens and vaccinations. All the bison received clean ...

St. Louis City Circuit Court Rules Against Minimum Wage Increase

Oct. 16, 2015

Spencer Fane Obtains Victory on Behalf of Businesses ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that St. Louis City Circuit Judge Steven Ohmer ruled in favor of the firm’s clients in a high-profile minimum wage dispute that has gained national attention. Judge Ohmer declared that the city’s recent minimum wage increase is “unenforceable as in conflict” with ...

Artist Rita Blitt Makes Generous Gift to Washburn University

Oct. 16, 2015

TOPEKA, Kan. – World-renowned award-winning artist Rita Blitt, painter, sculptor, film maker and her husband Irwin have selected Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum as a permanent home for a significant body of her life’s work. Rita Blitt’s work bridges the world of visual art, music, and dance, and creates unique opportunities to explore and celebrate art where vision, sound, and ...

Local K.C. musician Tara Elisha releases song featured in documentary about Ukrainian revolution

Oct. 16, 2015

Kansas City – Local Kansas City alternative rock musician Tara Elisha’s newest single, The Last Stand (Of Free Thinking People) will be available for download on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, CDbaby, and more on October 19th. This song has been selected by Emmy Award winning filmmaker Ben Moses (producer, Good Morning Vietnam) to be used in his upcoming documentary I Am ...

Independence Civic Council to Fund Support of Public Safety Sales Tax Renewals

Oct. 16, 2015

For Immediate Release October 16, 2015 Media Contact: Alex Colley, Vice President of Marketing and Member Development,, (816) 252-4745, ext. 4 For More information on the Independence Civic Council: Lois McDonald, Vice President of Community Development,, (816) 252-4745 ext. 2 Independence Civic Council to Fund Support of Public Safety Sales Tax Renewals Independence, MO – On Tuesday, October ...

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