Kansas City Chapter of the National Black MBA Association® 2014 Speaker Series

April 1, 2014

Rising to meet the challenge to REBRAND, REBUILD, and RECONNECT, with our members and the community. The Kansas City Chapter of the National Black MBA Association® presents its 2nd event in the 2014 Speaker Series “MBA ROI: Understanding The Personal and Professional Value of an MBA”, on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm, at the Kauffman Conference ...

Josey Milner And Doug Briney Announce Joint Area Concerts For May

April 1, 2014

MTS Management Group is happy to announce Doug Briney is teaming with teen country starlet, Josey Milner, for a pair of intimate-setting concert dates in Kansas and Missouri, in May. Doug and Josey will perform a free show at Groundhouse Coffee in Gardner, KS at 7pm on May 3rd, followed by a cover charge show at Blank Space in St. ...

MNU’s “Little Women” Opens April 3

April 1, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- MidAmerica Nazarene University will perform Little Women on April 3-5. Little Women, the beloved classic story of the March sisters, written by Louisa May Alcott and adapted by John Ravold, is perfect for all ages. Watch the sisters grow from girls to women and discover love and heartbreak, joy and sorrow. Set in the midst of the ...

Spring 2014 MNU Fine and Performing Arts Events

April 1, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- MidAmerica Nazarene University will perform in three additional Fine and Performing Arts events for spring 2014. Jazz Ensemble Shares the Stage The MNU jazz ensemble will join the Midwest Chamber ensemble as guest artists in a shared concert at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 9100 Mission Road, Prairie Village, Kan., April 12 at 7:30 pm. David Smart, ...

MNU to Broadcast Leadercast 2014

April 1, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- Leadercast exists to positively change the way the world thinks about leadership. This year’s theme, Beyond You, challenges leaders to leverage their influence for the sake of others. MidAmerica Nazarene University will broadcast Leadercast live from Atlanta, Ga., May 9, 2014 in Bell Cultural Events Center. Leadercast begins at 7 a.m. with registration. There will be four ...

MidAmerica Nazarene University commencement scheduled May 3

April 1, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- Congratulations to those participating in the Forty-Third Commencement at MNU. This year’s commencement activities will begin on Saturday, May 3, 2014 with Professional and Graduate Commencement at 10 am. The activities will continue with the Nursing Pinning and Dedication Ceremony at 1:30 pm. Finally, Baccalaureate Service will be held at 4:30 pm, following with the Harvest Prayer ...

Wy/Jo Care News Tip

April 1, 2014

April 1, 2004 With all of the coverage about the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion in the news recently, I thought you might also be interested in publishing a story about how some of the area’s low income uninsured residents are currently receiving medical help. Wy/Jo Care, the charitable care program run by the Medical Society of Johnson and ...


April 1, 2014

For Immediate Release April 1, 2014 Contact: Fred Merrill, Jr., Merrill Companies, 913-338-3800, fred@merrillcompanies.com MERRILL COMPANIES’ VICKERS NAMED COSTAR POWER BROKER (OVERLAND PARK, KAN.) – Merrill Companies today announced that Senior Vice President of Retail Sheryl Vickers Horting, CCIM, has been named a 2013 CoStar Power Broker by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP). CoStar is commercial real estate’s leading Internet ...

2013 MNU Nursing Students Achieved 92.98% NCLEX Pass Rate

April 1, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- MidAmerica Nazarene University’s School of Nursing and Health Science announced that their 2013 Bachelor of Science in nursing graduates achieved a 92.98% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX). Of the 36 nursing programs in Kansas, MNU ranks sixth in terms of the highest scores. For the fourth year in a row, ...

Serve-A-Thon Gets Students into the Community to Serve Others

April 1, 2014

Maranatha Christian Academy will be wrapping up its spring fundraising campaign with a Beyond The Walls Serve-a-Thon Friday, April 4. During the serve-a-thon, approximately 440 students from Maranatha Christian Academy will be engaging in service projects at 13 community sites across the KC Metro area. The goal of this event is to raise $125,000 to fund the ongoing growth of ...

Legendary Kansas City Restaurant Celebrates Milestone

April 1, 2014

25 years ago, Michael Garozzo’s fulfilled a lifelong dream. On April 7, 1989, Michael opened Garozzo’s Ristorante at 526 Harrison in Kansas City’s historic Columbus Park neighborhood, With Michael's signature creation Chicken Spiedini on the menu, the restaurant was a smash hit from the start.The rest is KC culinary history. This week, Garozzo’s Ristorante is thrilled to celebrate their 25th ...

KC Artist Brad Ultican Exhibits Art at the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum

April 1, 2014

Brad Ultican returns to display his artwork in the upstairs gallery of the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum. The museum is proud to have previously hosted this talented local artist in 2013. Brad's work was so well-liked that he was asked to do another show in April 2014. His art features classic American scenes in pencil drawings and etchings. A free ...

Sheri “Purpose” Hall to be featured at the RAW Artists Spectrum Showcase

April 1, 2014

Contact: Sheri “Purpose” Hall 816-309-2296 purposespoken3@yahoo.com www.spokenpurpose.com Spoken word artist and radio personality Sheri “Purpose” Hall will be a featured RAW artist at their upcoming RAW Spectrum showcase on April 24th, 2014 at the Uptown Theater (3700 Broadway, Kansas City MO, 64111). Purpose will perform a set of RAW, rhythmic, intelligent, hard hitting, uplifting, and word twisting Spoken word poetry. ...

Anonymous Donor Purchases Local Author’s Books for Distribution

April 1, 2014

For Immediate Release: April 1, 2014 Media Contact Laura Wynn (913) 396-3494 laura@laurawynn.com Operation Breakthrough Receives 35 Books From Anonymous Donor Kansas City, MO: An anonymous party purchased thirty-five copies of the book, Yo Hans! Sebastian’s Back! (Rebecca L. Davis) as a philanthropic effort to benefit Operation Breakthrough (3039 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64109). A portion of the sales ...

Easter Egg Hunt At The 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum

April 1, 2014

Join the Hunt! Grab a basket and join us at the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum on April 12 for an afternoon of fun. The Easter Egg Hunt begins at 1 pm. Easter themed crafts and games will continue until 3pm. Appropriate for ages up to 12 years old. Make a corn husk bunny or find the golden egg for a ...


April 1, 2014

Music, dancing and ethnic foods will fill the KCKCC Athletic Field House 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas for the Ninth Annual “Wyandotte County Ethnic Festival: A Human Family Reunion.” More than 50 organizations, countries, and ethnicities from Wyandotte County will be represented at the festival. Admission to the festival and parking is ...

Tropical Sno opens in Peculiar, Missouri

March 31, 2014

The city of Peculiar has a new, local, summertime favorite serving up refreshing treats. Ruf's Shack, featuring Tropical Sno Hawaiian-style shaved ice, opened for business this past Saturday, March 29th in the Sanders Center in Peculiar, Mo. Located near the I-49 and State Route C exchange, across from the Country Mart grocery store, Ruf's Shack will be serving deliciously cool ...

Talent Show Contestants Needed for Clara Brierly Wine Art Music Festival

March 31, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brenda Conway Tel. 816-806-3698 Email: brenda@downtownpeculiar.com Peculiar Talent Show Saturday June 7, 2014 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Peculiar loves talent! The Downtown Peculiar Arts & Culture District invites you to warm up your pipes, shine up your trumpet, dust off your tap shoes or go buy a kazoo and "show us what you've got"! Join ...

Dr. Karan Y. Baucom selected for Kansas City Influential Women Award

March 31, 2014

Overland Park, KAN (March 30, 2014): Karan Y. Baucom, MD FACOG FAARM, founder of The Baucom Institute for Longevity & Life Enhancement, was recently honored with a 2014 Kansas City Influential Women Award, according to Nancy Gardner, office manager for The Baucom Institute. The award program is sponsored by KC Business magazine and the honor is presented annually to a ...

Nick Richmond joins Hawthorn Bank

March 31, 2014

Hawthorn Bank Nick Richmond News Release #3 3/31/14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Keith Asel 816-347-8100 NICK RICHMOND JOINS HAWTHORN BANK LIBERTY, MISSOURI, March 31, 2014— Hawthorn Bank announced that Nick Richmond, Assistant Vice President, has joined the bank’s Liberty office as a Commercial Loan Officer. Richmond comes to Hawthorn Bank with eight years of banking experience in ...

College student runs Kansas City painting business

March 31, 2014

Anthony Morris, a multi-honors recipient, Business Student, Community Advisor and current Student Ambassador for the University of Central Missouri (UCM), is getting his first real taste of what it is like to run his very own business. This spring the young entrepreneur is being given the chance to run a small exterior painting business here in Kansas City through College ...

MS Society’s Greater Kansas City Walk slated April 5 at Sporting Park

March 31, 2014

MS Society announces Greater Kansas City Walk at Sporting Park on Saturday, April 5, 2014 Registration is free. Register today online at walk.MSmidamerica.org or call 1-800-344-4867. About Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis interrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body and it stops people from moving. Every hour in the United States, someone is newly diagnosed with MS, ...

New program in the Northland enhances STEM learning

March 31, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2014 Contact: Tara Yager 816-529-7954 tara@bricks4kidzKC.com New Program in the Northland Enhances STEM Learning Kansas City, MO – March 31, 2014 – Bricks 4 Kidz®, the highly-popular, nationwide, children’s enrichment program that offers unique, educational LEGO® motorized model building, announced it will be offering services in the Kansas City Northland area. Using LEGO® Bricks, Bricks ...

Airline History Museum launches $100,000 Kickstarter campaign

March 31, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Airline History Museum Raising $100,000 Through Kickstarter Staff hopes to return historic TWA aircraft to the Kansas City skies March 31, 2014 – Kansas City, Mo. – “Douglas” is done with retirement and ready to fly. The National Airline History Museum, located in the Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Missouri is looking for help from ...

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