Tree-inspired sculptures up for auction in Nebraska City, September 28

Sept. 23, 2013

Since May 2013, 71 tree-inspired sculptures have graced Nebraska City, Nebraska as part of the public art project, An Enchanted Arboretum. On Saturday, September 28, those works of art will go on the auction block. The auction event will take place at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park. The steering committee received permission from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to ...

Get Growing KC schedules fall garden workshops

Sept. 23, 2013

Teresa Kelly (913) 944-7655 Media Alert: Autumn Has Arrived! Get Growing for the 2014 Growing Season Get Growing KC is excited to announce their fall 2013 Workshop lineup focusing on the nuts and bolts of growing urban farms and community gardens. As the days shorten and temperatures drop timing is right to plan for next year’s growing season. We ...

Olathe Sports Injury Clinic provides innovative new treatment

Sept. 23, 2013

The latest in pain management doesn’t come in a pill. And while it uses a needle, that needle is not full of medicine. A new technique known as Functional Dry Needling is being offered at an Olathe Sports Injury Clinic that promises to help manage painful conditions naturally. It is well recognized that many people suffer with muscular pain that ...

Community Fair slated Saturday at Johnson County Library

Sept. 23, 2013

Johnson County Library will host a community fair on Saturday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th Street, Overland Park. The event will showcase area organizations and County departments that will have booths, demonstrations, and provide information on what they have to offer the community. Participating organizations include: • Fiber Guild ...

Fall Curb Appeal - Three Easy Tips to Follow

Sept. 23, 2013

Autumn is knocking on our door - crisp air and trees ablaze in red yellow & orange. Westlake shares three easy tips to inject curb appeal into a fall landscape. 1) Seasonal color for quick impact Mums are an easy and inexpensive way to quickly inject vibrant autumn color into your landscape. To make the best impact, plant mums in ...

Alpha Kappa Alpha gives $5,000 for Gift Ark to Heifer International

Sept. 21, 2013

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - September 9, 2013 - In support of their Global Leadership Through Timeless Service Program Initiative, and as part of their commitment to eradicate global poverty and hunger worldwide, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s International President Attorney Carolyn House Stewart and the Beta Omega Chapter of Kansas City, Missouri will present a $5,000.00 donation to Heifer International for ...

Leawood’s Scott Tucker, team win pole position in Texas

Sept. 20, 2013

Austin, TX. — Overcoming challenging weather conditions,Scott Tucker's Level 5 Motorsports continued its undefeated pole-winning record in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón this year, as Marino Franchitti claimed the top qualifying position for Saturday’s race at Circuit of The Americas. Franchitti, driving the No. 552 Siemens/Alpina Watches/Ohiya Casino Resort-sponsored Honda Performance Development ARX-03b prototype, showed dominant ...

Verizon hosts ‘Mascots and all Things Mobile’ with Social Media Club of Kansas City

Sept. 20, 2013

Kaele Stock, at left, and Jacob Elyacher, at right, of the Kansas City Social Media Club joined Verizon Wireless’ Kansas / Missouri region public relations manager Brenda Hill, center, for a night of mascots and all things mobile in Kansas City’s Power & Light District September 19. Club members joined Hill and several of her Verizon Wireless associates as they ...

Kansas college Republicans’ statement on actions of KU professor David Guth

Sept. 20, 2013

Today, the Kansas Federation of College Republicans released the following statements regarding the actions of Prof. David W. Guth. Caleb Hays, State Chairman of the Kansas Federation of College Republicans and a student at The University of Kansas: “In short, Professor Guth’s words – calling for the deaths of children – were nothing less than abhorrent and morally appalling. A ...

Leawood’s Scott Tucker aiming for big racing success in Texas

Sept. 20, 2013

Austin, TX. — Following a bitter-sweet outing on the streets of Baltimore, Level 5 Motorsports and Scott Tucker head to the Lone Star State and the newest permanent road course in the United States, with the collective goal of inching closer to its fourth American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón championship. The sprawling 3.4-mile, 20-turn Circuit of The ...

Look North Banquet to feature strategic initiative results, award

Sept. 20, 2013

The 2013 Look North Leadership Banquet will be Oct. 17 at Harrah’s North Kansas City. Sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Council, the event will feature recommendations from the Clay County Strategic Planning Initiative and announcement of the 2013 Look North Award winner. One of the region’s most prestigious honors, the Look North Award recognizes business achievement, civic leadership, ...

Mark Lowry comes to Oak Grove Oct. 5

Sept. 20, 2013

MARK LOWRY’S UNPLUGGED & UNPLANNED TOUR COMES TO OAK GROVE/KANSAS CITY (Nashville, TN) – August 2, 2013 – Singer, songwriter, storyteller and humorist Mark Lowry will bring an enjoyable evening of music and comedy to New Life Assembly Church on Saturday, October 5, at 7 p.m. Best known for penning the Christmas classic, “Mary Did You Know?” and singing baritone ...

AmeriBid to conduct auction of unique historical property in Raytown

Sept. 20, 2013

Media Contact: Michelle Baker 877.895.7077 AmeriBid LLC to Conduct Auction of Unique Historical Property in Kansas City Suburb Raytown, MO – September 19, 2013 – AmeriBid LLC ( announces the auction of a unique historical property, including a full service event center with ample parking. The property will sell in two tracts. The tracts include the Yellow Rock Barn Event ...

Missouri Viewpoints: Market forces or exploitation? How low is too low for workers?

Sept. 20, 2013

Watch the program here: by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) - Is it the result of the free market or greedy corporations? Organized labor activists say thousands of Missouri workers are not being fairly paid for low-wage work at fast food restaurants. They've organized walkouts in some Missouri cities twice this summer. These workers generally get paid minimum wage. ...


Sept. 20, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Kurmann (816) 269-2190 ACTIVISTS TO PROTEST KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE AT CITY MARKET SATURDAY 9/21 Kansas City, MO September 20, 2013 -- Kansas City is one of more than 200 communities across the USA and Canada that are hosting "Draw the Line" events on September 21, 2013 to oppose the proposed Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands ...

Growing Northland brings need for health service program change

Sept. 19, 2013

While Tri-County Mental Health Services each year provides care for nearly 8,000 Northlanders with mental health and substance abuse needs, services are also evolving to meet new challenges. “These include both changes within Tri-County, as well as programs in which we collaborate with other area organizations,” CEO Tom Cranshaw explained. “In today’s environment, it’s important that we work with other ...

Missouri-based author releases YA dystopian novel

Sept. 19, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Missouri-based author releases YA dystopian novel 9/19/2013—Kidder, Mo.—Publisher’s Weekly says Steve Westover’s “A Nothing Named Silas” falls “somewhere between ‘The Hunger Games’ and Ayn Rand’s ‘Anthem,’” which means it is sure to appeal to Young Adult readers. The book is Westover’s fifth novel. Silas doesn’t exist…not really. But neither does anyone else he knows. Bred for a ...

Overland Park accounting firm partner to testify before Congress

Sept. 19, 2013

Overland Park, KS, September 19, 2013 -- TPP Certified Public Accountants, LLC partner C. Roy Messick III has the honor of being invited to testify before the Committee on Small Business in Washington, DC on October 2, 2013. This open hearing, “The Challenge of Retirement Savings for Small Employers,” is bipartisan and is chaired by Republican Congressman Sam Graves from ...

Kansas Land Trust’s disc golf fundraiser aims to conserve prized lands

Sept. 19, 2013

The Kansas Land Trust, a non-profit organization that has conserved over 22,000 acres of ecologically important Kansas lands, announces its second Disc Golf fundraiser, scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the Thornfield Disc Golf course in Stilwell, KS. All proceeds from this tournament will be directed towards saving pristine native prairie, ranchland, and farmland in Kansas. The tournament is ...

Chaz on the Plaza participates in James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Local Dish Challenge

Sept. 19, 2013

September 19, 2013 – Kansas City, MO – Chaz on the Plaza executive chef Charles d’Ablaing has thrown his toque into the ring for the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Local Dish Challenge. Through October 31, 2013, the Chaz dinner menu offers a locally sourced braised beef short rib entrée featuring Creekstone Farms Angus beef, wheat berry gratin with Beau ...

Alterra Bank Grows with New Branch, Headquarters Expansion and Revamped Website

Sept. 19, 2013

Kansas City, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2013) – Just three and a half years after opening its doors in April 2010, Alterra Bank is expanding. The bank has relocated its headquarters to Leawood, Kansas and established the first new Alterra Bank branch at the same location. This is the company’s third full-service branch office, joining locations in Overland Park, Kansas and ...

GTM Sportswear and FCCJC Partner for 3 Years

Sept. 19, 2013

GTM Sportstwear has recently joined forces with the Football and Cheerleading Club of Johnson County (FCCJC) as a Champion Plus Corporate Partner. GTM Sportswear will be designated as the "Official Supplier of Uniforms and Spiritwear for FCCJC." GTM Sportswear will receive signage at the Heritage Football Complex and the opportunity to promote their products and services to all FCCJC teams ...

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