Kearney student takes part in cultural exchange with Arab world

June 17, 2013

Ashley Davidson, Publicity Coordinator Office: (319) 335-2817 | Cell: (928) 225-1811 Destiny Morrison: (816) 714-4330 For Immediate Release: June 17, 2013 Kearney High Student Destiny Morrison Takes Part in University of Iowa Creative Writing & Cultural Exchange with Arab World Iowa City, IOWA—From June 22-July 6, 2013, Destiny Morrison, of Kearney, MO will travel to Iowa City, IA—an international hub ...

Clay County education leaders join strategic meeting on June 25

June 17, 2013

Leaders from three of Clay County’s largest school districts will form a discussion panel for the Clay County Strategic Planning Initiative meeting Tuesday, June 25. Superintendents Dr. Todd White of North Kansas City, Dr. John Jungmann of Liberty and Dr. Bill Nicely of Kearney will discuss education in the Northland and answer questions. Featured speakers for the free public meeting ...

Prosperity Center for Financial Opportunity opens at 5151 Troost

June 17, 2013

Successful Model Brings Financial Tools and Coaching to KC Neighborhoods KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Prosperity Center for Financial Opportunity – a new resource for low- and moderate-income individuals and families – has opened its doors on the Rockhurst University campus. Center efforts are designed to help clients increase their net income, credit scores, long-term job retention and net worth ...

The Kansas League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Installs New leadership

June 17, 2013

Topeka Ks - 6/15/2013 Annual elections at the 84th Annual LULAC State Conference resulted in the installation of new executive leadership, they include: Michelle Cuevas-Stubblefield from Topeka as the State Director Michelle sits on several Boards, Currently, she serves as a Board of Director for the YWCA of Topeka, a Commissioner on the Topeka Planning Commission. Founder/Past Chapter President and ...

Come Visit Waldo’s Gorgeous Gardens!

June 17, 2013

WPHA Garden Tour 2013 Sunday June 23, 1-4 p.m. Free and Open to the Public The Ward Parkway Homes Association neighborhood includes some wonderfully expert and creative gardeners, so please join us as we showcase their talents. Enjoy free snacks while your hosts show you their gardens, answer your questions and offer some tips. Our host gardens are located east ...

Universal Uclick Announces Syndication of Pulitzer Prize Winner Matt Davies

June 17, 2013

Kansas City, Mo. (June 17, 2013) -- Universal Uclick, home to many of the world’s most notable cartoonists and columnists, is proud to announce an exclusive syndication agreement with Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Matt Davies. Davies is the eighth creator currently represented by Universal Uclick who has won a Pulitzer Prize. Known for his unapologetic voice, the liberal-leaning Davies offers ...

Kansas City Fashion Designer debuts online shopping website June 2013

June 17, 2013

LOCAL STYLE WATCH : Georgina Boyce, founder and Kansas City fashion designer of the label GEGI, first struck upon the idea in 2004 when constantly juggling her schedule as a make-up, hair artist and wardrobe stylist in the fashion, film and entertainment industry. The foremost idea behind the designer’s creations was clear, to create something timeless.The epitome of a classic ...

Free Rabies & Microchip with Purchase of City License June 22, 2013

June 17, 2013

Free Rabies and Free Microchip with the purchase of a KCMO Pet License at Garfield Elementary School on June 22, 2013 Who: Spay & Neuter Kansas City and the city of KCMO What: Special Campaign, Reduced Pricing for Project T.L.C. (Tag, License, Chip) When: June 22, 2013 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Where: 436 Prospect Ave, KCMO 64124 Kansas ...

Helping a veteran in need

June 17, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For further information, contact: Darcie Blake, (913) 980-3961 OR Todd Rein (913) 526-5756 Helping a veteran in need Sgt. Jeffrey Blaine has served and protected others his entire career. When he’s not overseas on deployment or in training stateside, he tries to find time to fix up the older house that he calls home. That’s ...

Art Exhibit: NAC and the One-Ten Gallery Final Week

June 17, 2013

The Northtowne Arts Coalition's debut exhibit: Selected Artists, is in its final week at the One Ten Gallery, located at 110 Armour Road in North Kansas City. NAC is a non-profit corporation dedicated to uplifting society through the arts. Hosted by Williams, Spurgeon, Kuhl & Freshnock Architects, this exhibit launched on May 3rd and runs until July 3rd, featuring NAC ...

Olathe Kids Fishing Derby winners

June 16, 2013

Winning the trophies in the 32nd Annual Free Olathe Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 15 at Cedar Lake Park in southwest Olathe were: Jenna Morris in the Girls 9-15 Division with a catch of 26.5 inches; James McCarson in the Senior Division with a 17-inch catch; Kaitlyn Caldwell in the Girls 3-8 Division with a 20-inch catch, Mario Silias ...

KCTC celebrates With Billy Mills

June 15, 2013

KCTC is honored to host a birthday party for the last American distance runner to win a gold medal -Billy Mills! Billy won gold at the 1964 Olympics in the 10,000 meters in what is considered one of the greatest upsets in Olympic history. Come hear an inspiring message from Billy as he turns 75. A graduate of KU, Billy ...

“Moving for Monarchs” takes flight in Kansas during Pollinator Week

June 14, 2013

Dance, film, photography project for monarch butterfly conservation begins June 21st. In celebration of Pollinator Week (June 17th-23rd), a team of artists from around the United States will assemble in Lawrence, KS, on June 21, 2013, to launch “Moving for Monarchs”. “Moving for Monarchs” is a dance, film, and photography project designed to capture the public's imagination while demonstrating that ...

Crossland welcomes three local field engineers

June 14, 2013

Columbus, KS (June 14, 2013) – In May 2013, Crossland Construction Company proudly welcomed Taylor Shurtleff, Kevin Sword and Anthony VanHoecke to its team of field engineers. Shurtleff and VanHoecke are natives of Olathe, KS. Shurtleff attended Olathe Northwest High School. Sword is a native of Overland Park, KS and attended Blue Valley North High School. All three are graduates ...

Maya’s Oasis takes belly dance to global market with new online courses

June 14, 2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - Maya Zahira’s passion for belly dance is growing exponentially, as she is tapping into the global market with her new downloadable online belly dance courses slated for release this month. She offers an extensive schedule of belly dance classes throughout the Kansas City area, but wanted to share her expertise to those who aren’t able to ...

700 Kansans converge on KC People’s Town Hall on comprehensive immigration reform

June 14, 2013

Media Advisory for: June 15, 2013 Contact: Janeth Vazquez, (316) 655-2667, *** PRESS CALL *** *** Saturday, June 15th at 6 P.M. CT *** **** (712) 432-3100 PASSCODE: 437387 **** 700 Kansans Converge on KC People’s Town Hall on Comprehensive Immigration Reform 36 Organizations, Community, Faith, Labor Leaders Will Urge Senator Moran to Stand with Immigrant Families Kansas City, ...

AARP wants to know how you would protect Medicare/Social Security

June 14, 2013

Contact: Mary Tritsch, 785-234-1365, Some politicians in Washington aren’t listening. They say the answer to challenges facing Medicare is to cut benefits or force seniors to pay more. They are also pushing for a budget deal that will cut Social Security to reduce the deficit. AARP believes there is a better way. AARP Kansas and AARP Missouri are inviting ...

Making Waves progressive swim lessons begin July 8, 13, & 22

June 14, 2013

Summer swim lessons utilizing a progressive new class format are offered twice in July at two locations by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The new lessons are called Making Waves and have an overall goal of offering a progression of lessons which can take a swimmer from basic level skills to pre-swim team skills. This more convenient class ...

Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater Programs for July

June 14, 2013

Bring the family to the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater on Friday evenings during July for educational and entertaining programs. The programs begin at 7 p.m., last about an 45 minutes, and are designed for all ages. A charge of $2.75 per person helps cover the cost of the programs; children under two are free. ...

Splash 4 Cash event for youth is July 4 at Roeland Park Aquatic Center

June 14, 2013

Splash 4 Cash is the name of a special event for youth which will take place on July 4 at the Roeland Park Aquatic Center, 4843 Rosewood, Roeland Park. For this event, change will be placed in different areas of the main pool for each of three age groups and participants will have an opportunity to dive in and collect ...

50 Plus plans Bingo games on July 2, 10, and 25

June 14, 2013

Three themed bingo games at three locations are being planned during July by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. July 4th Picnic is the theme for a bingo game which will take place beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, at the New Century Fieldhouse, 551 New Century Parkway, near Gardner. The second ...

Asbury UMC to host community event

June 14, 2013

Contact: Leighann Prothro Phone: 913-432-5573 Email: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2013 ASBURY UNITED METHODIST TO HOST COMMUNITY EVENT Family Bike Ride, Local Food Trucks and Bluegrass Music Prairie Village, KS – This summer there is an event for the entire Prairie Village community and surrounding communities to enjoy at 75th and Nall. On Saturday, June 30, from 10:00 ...

Wish Kid gives back at golf classic

June 14, 2013

Wish Kid Alex shares his triumphant journey of battling cancer and returns to help make more wishes come true at Make-A-Wish® Golf Classic. Kansas City, MO – Make-A-Wish® Missouri will tee off the Annual Kansas City Golf Classic, presented by United HealthCare, at Loch Lloyd Country Club on Monday, June 24th, 2013 to make wishes come true for local children ...

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