Seasoned CRM strategist joins Callahan Creek, boosting data analysis and digital capabilities

Nov. 20, 2015

LAWRENCE, Kan., November 20, 2015 – Callahan Creek is excited to welcome CRM strategist Joshua Barnes to the agency. Barnes previously worked for Engage Sciences, where he was responsible for marketing strategy and application innovation and was a lead contributor to platform analytics and reporting enhancements. Prior to that, while he was at Vorpal Marketing, he created digital and social ...

Straub Construction Honored with Two Awards for Excellence in Construction

Nov. 20, 2015

Shawnee, Kansas, November 20, 2015 – Straub Construction Company of Kansas City was presented two “Excellence in Construction” (EIC) awards by the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) Heart of America Chapter. Each project team was recognized during the ABC’s annual awards banquet at the Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Projects earning the prestigious EIC awards were: Westmor Industries ...

2016 Shooting Stars Finalists Announced by Arts Council of Johnson County

Nov. 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Sarah VanLanduyt NOVEMBER 20, 2015 913-894-2720 ARTS COUNCIL OF JOHNSON COUNTY NAMES 2016 SHOOTING STARS PROGRAM FINALISTS OVERLAND PARK, KS – November 20, 2015 – The Arts Council of Johnson County (ACJC) announces 118 finalists have been nominated for the 2016 Shooting Stars Awards. The Shooting Stars Program honors Johnson County high school students for ...

Larson Binkley Hires New CFO, Gregory Trees

Nov. 20, 2015

Some people think big; so big that they operate on a global level. As an organization, Larson Binkley thinks and operates on a global level. Steve Klein – our lifelong CFO – helped us get here. But facing his retirement this year, we had no choice but to fill his seat with another big, global thinker. Greg Trees was once ...

IDEA Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Nov. 20, 2015

Manhattan, KS, November 20, 2015 – IDEA has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on December 1, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and ...

Craig Denny, P.E. receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers

Nov. 19, 2015

At this month's luncheon on November 19th, Craig K. Denny, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F. ASCE, received the Region 7 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given to recognize the lifetime efforts of civil engineers who further advance the field of civil engineering through their contributions, innovative concepts, research, and materials. Dr. Denny is a ...

A new Bahai Calendar to celebrate the Founders Birth.

Nov. 19, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri Baha’is inaugurate new calendar to celebrate Founders’ Births Contact: Riaz Rabbani For Immediate Release 6515 Independence Ave Kansas City, MO 64125 telephone:816-231-5010 [Kansas City, MO 11/11/15] –For the first time, Kansas City Baha’is will use a new calendar to celebrate the “Twin Birthdays” of their religion’s founders on two consecutive days. These are Baha’i holy days when ...

BHC Rhodes’ Continued Growth Triggers Expansion

Nov. 19, 2015

Overland Park-based BHC RHODES civil engineering and surveying firm is expanding their corporate office and relocating their surveying operations in Kansas City, Kansas. Fifteen months ago BHC RHODES moved and expanded their Overland Park office to 7101 Tower at College and Metcalf, where they built-out 20,525 SF across two floors in the building. This year’s expansion doubles SF on one ...

Arch Grants 2015 Winter Recipients

Nov. 19, 2015

Arch Grants, a non-profit providing $50,000 equity-free grants and pro bono support services to entrepreneurs, announced the 11 recipients of its 2015 Winter Global Startup Competition. In tandem, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced a $1 Million pledge in state funding to Arch Grants to further its commitment to the startup ecosystem. The city of St. Louis has a history of ...

MarksNelson Announces Three New Hires

Nov. 19, 2015

MarksNelson LLC continues to grow with the addition of two accountants and a staff associate. Shannon Wolcott joins the firm from Hawaii where she spent the last two years working as a Senior Tax Associate at Kawahara + Company. As a Supervisor in the Tax Department she brings years of expertise in tax planning, research and compliance. Emily Hanover is ...

Financial advisor William Easley receives Boy Scouts adult leader award

Nov. 19, 2015

Overland Park, Kan. – The team at Prosperity Advisory Group congratulates their colleague, financial advisor William T. Easley, CFP®, ChFC®, on receiving the highest award given to a volunteer by the Heart of America Council of Boy Scouts of America®. Easley was recognized for distinguished service with the Silver Beaver Award during the council’s recent Salute to Service recognition banquet. ...

Park University International Center for Music Faculty and Students to Perform Concert

Nov. 19, 2015

The second concert in the Park University International Center for Music’s 2015-16 concert series season will feature a performance by the ICM’s award-winning faculty and gifted student artists. The concert, billed as a “Side-by-Side” event, will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. The concert will include a ...

Cerner Pioneer Brenda Grant Joins Tricension as VP, Client Services

Nov. 18, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tricension Mike Lammers, CEO (816) 336-1050 Tricension Adds Veteran Leadership to Support Recent Acquisitions, Growth Kansas City, Mo – Tricension announced today that Brenda Grant has joined the company as Vice President, Client Services. Grant will oversee the company's Client Services team, working closely with clients and internal team members to ensure the successful implementation ...

Rochelle Brickner’s The Silent Type exhibited at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center

Nov. 18, 2015

PRESS RELEASE November 18, 2015 LEEDY-VOULKOS ART CENTER, Lower Level Gallery 2012 Baltimore Avenue Kansas City, MO 64108, USA Gallery Hours: Thursday-Sunday 11am-5pm Rochelle Brickner The Silent Type December 4th-26th, 2015 (closed from December 24th-26th) Opening Reception: Friday, December 4th 2015, 6-9pm The Silent Type is Rochelle Brickner’s KCAI Senior Thesis Exhibition, as well as her second solo exhibition ...

Providence Brings Advanced Wound Care Center to Campus

Nov. 18, 2015

KANSAS CITY, KAN. (Nov. 16, 2015) –Providence Medical Center has recently opened the first phase of its advanced Wound Care Center, providing much needed expert wound care for area patients close to home. There were no other wound clinics in the surrounding communities, making it necessary for patients to commute outside the area for treatments several times a week. The ...

Bloom Living Opens Its Doors in Olathe, KS

Nov. 18, 2015

November 19, 2015 Bloom Living is celebrating the opening of their new apartment concept in senior living. Mayor Mike Copeland will be at the event to celebrate. The focus the city has made to bring quality, state of the art developments to Olathe is paying off. Bloom Living is part of a 20 acre campus that features, a rehabilitation facility, ...

Breakfast With Santa for ages 3-5 offered at Ernie Miller Nature Center on Dec. 12

Nov. 18, 2015

Children three to five can bring a parent and enjoy a morning meal followed by a visit with Santa during a program called Breakfast With Santa being presented by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Breakfast will take place beginning at 9 a.m. at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. After a breakfast of ...

Kids can do their shopping at Holiday Marketplace at RPCC on Dec. 12

Nov. 18, 2015

A festive holiday morning is planned at the Roeland Park Community Center on Dec. 12 when kids can do their Christmas shopping during a special event being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Now in its third year, Holiday Marketplace is the name of this event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on ...

Crown Center is destination for next 50 Plus Wednesday Walk on Dec. 2

Nov. 18, 2015

Kansas City landmark Crown Center is the next destination for the Wednesday Walks program being presented this fall by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. For this walk, participants are invited to stay inside and walk at the indoor downtown shopping and entertainment complex. It will be a chance to get in one more ...

Wendy’s Unveils Innovative Restaurant Design in Shawnee Mission

Nov. 18, 2015

Brand new restaurant revealed at the Grand Opening 11450 W. 63rd Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66203 Contact: Todd McFall NPC Quality Burgers, Inc. Direct: 816-726-2733 Shawnee Mission, KS, Nov. 18– Welcome to a brand new Wendy’s! With a revitalized décor, comfortable seating and other amenities, customers will enjoy a stunning new Wendy’s experience when they visit our brand new restaurant ...

Letters From Santa offered through Dec. 17 by Overland Park 50 Plus program

Nov. 18, 2015

Personalized letters from Santa are available through a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s 50 Plus Department. To arrange a letter from Santa for that special person (all ages), call the Overland Park 50 Plus office at (913) 642-6410 by Dec. 17. A short form will be completed to help remind Santa of the recipient’s ...

Local Startup Takes New Look at Old Technology: The Crutch

Nov. 18, 2015

Press Release KANSAS CITY, MO—Two industrial designers in Kansas City are taking on a piece of medical technology that has remained largely unchanged since the Civil War: the crutch. It started when Mobility Designed founder Max Younger's father had his leg amputated above the knee and became a permanent crutch user. Max saw the strain and irritation of traditional crutches, ...

UCM Claims Top Award at Annual State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition

Nov. 18, 2015

WARRENSBURG, MO (Nov. 18, 2015) – A team of two marketing students from the University of Central Missouri claimed the top award in the 2016 State Farm® Marketing and Sales Competition Friday, Nov. 13, at UCM. Kylie Marconnet, a marketing major from Maysville, Mo., and Robert Hughey, a marketing major from Overland Park, Kan., claimed the Team Competition award, competing ...

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