Blessing of Animals Is Aug. 23 at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ

Aug. 11, 2015

Dogs, cats and other critters will be blessed at the annual Blessing of the Animals event during the morning service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, in the fellowship hall at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 700 E. 110th St. (110th and Holmes), Kansas City, Mo. The event is free and the public is invited to bring their pets ...

Argentine Federal Savings Elects New Officers, Adds Senior Credit Officer

Aug. 11, 2015

For More Information Contact: Brandon Kimmerly at 913-402-1500 Donna Payne was recently elected Senior Vice President & Secretary of Argentine Federal Savings. Argentine Federal is a 109 year old savings bank with offices in Kansas City and Overland Park. Payne joined the firm in 1987 as a loan processor/closer, and later assisted opening a Johnson County Loan Production office. ...

Witnesses’ “Imitate Jesus!” Convention Series Will Feature Resources Designed to Assist Families

Aug. 11, 2015

INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI—Jehovah’s Witnesses will discuss the keys to family happiness during their 2015 “Imitate Jesus!” Convention to be held at the Independence Event Center. The Witnesses’ three-day convention series will demonstrate how Jesus’ example can give parents and children the tools to build stronger and more united families. The program will also include a stimulating examination of Jesus’ famed Sermon ...

Justice or Else March 10/10/15

Aug. 10, 2015

Contact Terry Lewis Telephone 816.226.7460 Email Website FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2015 LOCAL ORGANIZATION MOBILIZES TO GET ATTENDEES TO THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MILLION MAN MARCH Kansas City, Missouri, July 29, 2015– The Greater Kansas City Chapter Local Organizing Committee (K.C.L.O.C) has established a committee of cross community, local, civic, national, political, and faith-based organizations to ...

Scooter’s Coffee Grand Opening in Overland Park

Aug. 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Scooter’s Coffee Expands Kansas Locations Newest Location in Overland Park Celebrates Grand Opening OVERLAND PARK, KS, August 10, 2015 – Scooter’s Coffee, the Midwest-based coffee franchise that has experienced tremendous growth over the past year, will increase their Kansas presence with the company’s latest Grand Opening in Overland Park (12140 College Blvd.) on Friday, August 7th. To ...

Graves Garrett grows firm with addition of Alan Simpson

Aug. 10, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Graves Garrett LLC is pleased to announce that Alan Simpson has joined the firm to support its growing complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, and free speech, campaign finance and election law practice groups. Prior to joining Graves Garrett, Simpson served as a law clerk to the Hon. Julie A. Robinson in the U.S. District ...

Lead Bank will launch a new client loyalty program, the Preferred Membership Program

Aug. 10, 2015

Lead Bank, an 86-year-old, locally-owned financial institution, dedicated to the needs of small businesses and their families, continues to provide their clients with highly innovative ways to bank and do business. Upon the opening of their new flagship branch in the Kansas City’s Crossroads, (October 2015) Lead Bank will launch a new client loyalty program, the Preferred Membership Program. This ...

SFS Architecture Opens New Crossroads Office

Aug. 10, 2015

Kansas City, MO – SFS Architecture has relocated to new office space in the Crossroads District. The design firm is now occupying the third floor of the historic Creamery Building at 2100 Central Street. A growing studio, a desire to create a more modern workplace and a long-standing commitment to the urban core brought the firm to this newly repurposed ...

Mike Elder, local cake pro, returns to prime time TV battle tonight!

Aug. 10, 2015

Mike elder is well know around kansas city for his incredible cake sculpture and also for his local charity work. Outside of KC he is known as a charismatic demonstrator and instructor of art expressed thru cake. Tonight at 7:00 mike returns to food network on its new series "Cake Wars" to battle it out against 3 other teams of ...

Unbound Honored As Top-Rated Nonprofit 2015 Via GreatNonprofits

Aug. 10, 2015

KANSAS CITY, KAN. (August 10, 2015) –Unbound is pleased to announce it has been honored with a prestigious Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2015 Nonprofit,” said Scott Wasserman, president and CEO at Unbound. “We are proud of our accomplishments this year, including operating with ...

Hometown Teams Smithsonian exhibition coming to Perry

Aug. 10, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Kathy Youngquist Perry Pride (785) 218-7328; Hometown Teams Smithsonian exhibition coming to Perry Perry, Kan. – Perry Pride hosts the “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition August 15 – September 27, 2015, at the historic Perry Rural High School gym at Highland Community ...

Star Seed to Showcase Plant Reconstruction

Aug. 10, 2015

Star Seed To Showcase Plant Reconstruction OSBORNE, KANSAS — August 2015 —It’s not often that a fire turns out to be a blessing for a company and its customers; but that is what an inferno at Star Seed, Inc. turned out to be when it destroyed the company’s main facility nearly two years ago. Granted, it affected business for several ...

Local Racquet Club Celebrates Renovation and Technology

Aug. 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/10/2015 Local Racquet Club Goes High Tech Overland Park, Kansas -The Overland Park Racquet Club, Kansas City’s largest tennis club, is unveiling the latest innovations in tennis technology as part of the massive renovation. On Saturday, August 15 from 9am until 4pm, the public is invited to an open house and tour the new facility including hands-on ...

Park University Appoints Kugler to International Center for Music Post

Aug. 10, 2015

Roger Kugler, D.M.A., has been appointed director of Park University’s acclaimed International Center for Music. Kugler began his duties on Aug. 3. Kugler has 33 years of teaching and administrative experience in higher education, including fundraising and building community relationships. Prior to joining Park University, Kugler spent eight years at Ottawa (Kan.) University, serving as chair of the Department of ...

Free Contests Humorous Speech and Evaluations by Toastmasters

Aug. 8, 2015

Free and open to the public: Humorous Speech and Speech Evaluation Fall Contests by Toastmasters District 22. Prepared International Speeches are 5 – 7 minutes long each. Evaluations are 2 – 3 minutes long. Club contest winners advance to the Area contests. Winners of Area contests advance to the Division contests. Winners of Division contests advance to the District contests. ...

St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City is recognized on U.S. New & World Report

Aug. 7, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) August 8, 2015 - Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City has been recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Annual Best Hospital rankings for 2013-14. The hospital ranks #2 in Missouri, #2 in the Kansas City Metro area, and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in Northwestern Missouri. The hospital also ranks as high-performing ...

Hovey Williams Earns National Trademark Honors

Aug. 7, 2015

Contact Bill Johnston, t. 913.262.2131 Hovey Williams Earns Top-25 Ranking For Trademark Registrations Kansas City-area’s premier intellectual property firm has earned national recognition for its work on trademarks, placing 23rd in the country in registrations. Overland Park, KS (August 10, 2015) — Hovey Williams LLP, the region’s leading intellectual property (IP) law firm, has announced it has been ranked ...

Petco Foundation invests in Warriors’ Best Friend Foundation’s service dogs

Aug. 7, 2015

Contact: Warriors’ Best Friend Foundation, Samantha Jeffers, 816-429-6305, Warriors’ Best Friend Foundation of Kansas City, Missouri has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support Operation: Homestead, Warriors' Best Friend's program that provides service canines for wounded soldiers with Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) at no cost to the soldier. Warriors’ ...


Aug. 7, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DROWN OUT CANCER 2ND WIND GALA Saturday, September 12, 2015 Museum at Prairie Fire 5801 W 135th St Overland Park, KS 66224 6:00 pm – 12:00 am • The 3rd Annual Drown Out Cancer 2nd Wind Gala on Saturday September 12th, 2015 at the Museum at Prairie Fire • Live Music • Silent and Amazing Live Auction ...


Aug. 7, 2015

DROWN OUT CANCER SWIMATHON “3” RISES ABOVE THE REST Saturday, September 12, 2015 Lawrence Aquatic Center 4607 Overland Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 9:00 am – 4:00 pm • The 3rd Annual Drown Out Cancer SWIMATHON family fund raiser will take place at the Lawrence Aquatic Center on Saturday September 12th, 2015 • Participants will swim to raise money for cancer ...


Aug. 7, 2015

Aspen Contracting announces the launch of Operation Covers for Others, a program designed to provide a free roof to a deserving person or family within the Kansas City area. Aspen has been replacing and repairing many roofs in the Kansas City area as a result of the recent hail storms and has announced this program to Give Back to the ...

Schütz Container Systems Opens 10th U.S. Facility in St. Joseph, MO

Aug. 6, 2015

ST. JOSEPH, MO (Aug. 6, 2015) -- Schütz Container Systems, Inc., a German-based packaging company with locations worldwide that specializes in the next generation of packaging solutions, recently opened a facility in St. Joseph, Mo. This is the company’s 10th location in the United States. Located at 5500 Providence Hill Drive, St Joseph, Schütz has hired 25 employees, and expects ...

Mizzou Alumnus Receives Chapter Advisor of the Year Award from Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity

Aug. 6, 2015

Contact: Brent Phillips, Sr. Marketing Officer - Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity: Phone: 901-333-7385; Email: MEMPHIS, TN – The Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity awarded the Chapter Advisor of the Year Award to Richard C. Sommer (Missouri, Alpha Nu ’66) at the PIKE University Leadership Academy in Memphis, TN. The Chapter Advisor of the Year Award is presented annually ...

Coming this weekend Into the Woods at Yardley Hall August 6-9th

Aug. 5, 2015

_ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jeremiah Enna, Founder & CEO Amy Sander, General Manager & INTO THE WOODS Director 913-393-3141 COMING SOON TO YARDLEY HALL (CARLSEN CENTER AT JCCC) … THE CULTURE HOUSE TO PERFORM TONY AWARD-WINNING, AND GOLDEN GLOBE AND ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED, INTO THE WOODS (Olathe, KS) The company that brought you the critically acclaimed production of ...

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