Dawn Tubbesing Rejoins Academy Bank

May 14, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO (May 14, 2015) – Academy Bank, a subsidiary of Dickinson Financial Corporation (DFC), announces that Dawn Tubbesing has been named Vice President-Business Banking Officer. “Dawn brings to Academy Bank a wealth of knowledge and experience in banking, and is known as a regional leader,” said Paul Holewinski, Chief Executive Officer of DFC. Tubbesing will be responsible for ...

Digital comics and ebooks now available to KCKPL cardholders through hoopla

May 14, 2015

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2015 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: kwoolery@kckpl.org Digital comics and ebooks now available to KCKPL cardholders through hoopla KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas City, Kansas Public Library cardholders can now access hundreds of ebooks and digital comic books instantly through hoopla. These two new collections ...

MBCH Children and Family Ministries Expands Human Trafficking Relief Services

May 14, 2015

News Release Missouri Baptist Children’s Home 11300 St. Charles Rock Rd. Bridgeton, Mo. 63044 Contact: Derald Harris (314- ) 739-6811 derald.harris@mbch.org MBCH Children and Family Ministries Expands Human Trafficking Relief Services Bridgeton, Mo, May 14, 2015 – MBCH Children and Family Ministries has announced an expansion of its “Freedom 43:19” Human Trafficking Rescue program to include minors – those in ...

Local Intermodal Trucking Firm Wins National Safety Award

May 14, 2015

For Immediate Release: South Sioux City, Nebraska – International Express Trucking, Inc. was presented a Platinum award by Great West Casualty Company as part of the 2014 National Safety Awards Program. Established in 1994, International Express Trucking, Inc. is a certified women owned company, located in the Fairfax District in Kansas City, KS. As a carrier of intermodal drayage, they ...

Women’s Tea Event in Lee’s Summit

May 14, 2015

Contact: Rob - (816) 246-5005 rob@eaglecreekchurch.com The cost is $15 per lady and includes a fantastic meal catered by Bloom Baking Co., a panel of speakers, music and more. Girls ages 10 and up are welcome to join us. We will be giving away prizes and goodies to attendees of the event. One prize will be a free cleaning donated ...

For immediate release - ProPharma Group Acquires Minnesota-based PROSAR

May 14, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas, May 13, 2015 – ProPharma Group, a comprehensive compliance services company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, today announced its acquisition of PROSAR, a provider of pharmacovigilance and medical information services. This acquisition brings PROSAR together with international medical information service provider, PI ARM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProPharma Group. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, ...

Nudists to Salute Military in and out of Uniform

May 13, 2015

Prairie Haven nudist resort and campground will honor the service of veterans and active military service personnel this Memorial Day weekend. Any guest at check in showing a military ID or proof of military service is eligible to visit Memorial Day weekend free of charge. This includes access to a tent site or use of a cabin or RV site ...

Women’s Tea Event in Lee’s Summit May 16

May 13, 2015

The Women's Tea event will start at 11am and go until 1pm on May 16th. The event will be held at the Eagle Creek Church in Lee's Summit. Show Me Maids house cleaning company is one of the partnered business's that is giving away prizes at the event. Tickets are $15 and are limited.

Entertain and educate yourself with 50 Plus day trip to Lawrence on June 11

May 13, 2015

Tour the beautiful campus of the University of Kansas in Lawrence and hear about the school's long, proud history during a mid-June day trip being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Learning in Lawrence is the name of this trip. The tour will start at the Dole Institute of Politics where participants ...

2015 season of Movies in the Park begins on June 9 with sing-a-long version of “Frozen”

May 13, 2015

On June 9, a “Sing-A-Long” version of a recent animated Disney favorite kicks off a schedule of family-friendly films planned for the Movies in the Park program this summer at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s The Theatre in the Park. Through this program, a total of eight films will be shown on a 40-foot screen on the theatre ...

Learn about upcoming travel destinations when JCPRD presents a 50 Plus Travel Show on June 9

May 13, 2015

Learn about domestic and international destinations for upcoming trips being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the? Johnson County Park & Recreation District during a Travel Show in early June. ? During this free three-hour event, participants will learn about the exciting trips, including day trips, regional trips, and? extended travel opportunities, which JCPRD has to offer. Meet tour ...

First Overnight Fishing Opportunity of 2015 at Heritage Park is June 6

May 13, 2015

The first of two overnight fishing opportunities planned at Heritage Park Lake during 2015 will take place on June 6. Other June overnight fishing opportunities are being planned for June 13 at Kill Creek Park and June 27 at Shawnee Mission Park. After 11 p.m. on these dates, the specific park will be open strictly for fishing only and park ...


May 13, 2015

WESTWOOD, Kan. – May 13, 2015 – Midwest Transplant Network will recognize our partnership in saving lives through organ and tissue donation by presenting the Excellence in Donation Awards to hospitals and individuals in our service area at a ceremony on Thursday, May 14 at 5:30 p.m. Based on 2014 donation outcomes, hospitals receiving the Organ Conversion Excellence Award had ...

Local Mural Artist Responds to Olathe’s Allegation of Graffiti

May 13, 2015

OLATHE WOMAN’S LEGAL RESPONSE TO ALLEGATIONS OF GRAFFITI Bianca McCollough, cited for graffiti after painting a mural on her garage, responds to the City of Olathe’s allegations via a letter from her attorney. OLATHE, KS – Please see a copy of the letter sent by McCollough’s attorney to the City of Olathe in response to the City’s allegations that McCollough’s ...

Johnson County MED-ACT 40th anniversary open house

May 13, 2015

Learn what it's like to be a paramedic during Johnson County MED-ACT's 40th anniversary open house. Tour MED-ACT Station 1511, talk to paramedics, learn more about different types of ambulances, and see equipment used during unique emergency situations, such as those involving hazardous chemicals. The Johnson County Emergency Management & Communications Mobile Command Unit will also be available. Staff will ...

Smart Foods Vending Brings Healthy Vending Options to Leavenworth, Kansas

May 13, 2015

Businesses, Schools, and even Fitness Centers in the Leavenworth area are on a voyage to healthier snack options with the introduction to Naturals2Go vending machines being offered by Smart Foods Vending. The company offers an alternative to traditional vending machine fare laden with Trans Fat and High Fructose Corn Syrup. Local Leavenworth resident Glenn Mosher wanted to be involved in ...

Value Stream Consulting provides $20,000 gift to Paint the Parkway Pink Nonprofit Organization

May 13, 2015

(St. Joseph, MO) -- Value Stream Consulting, a St Joseph consulting firm provided $20,000 in professional services and systems licenses to Paint the Parkway Pink, a grass-roots local nonprofit organization, at the consulting firm’s new office ribbon cutting ceremony, on Thursday, April 30th at 3 PM. In 2008 when Value Stream Consulting relocated to St. Joseph from Overland Park, Kansas, ...

Safe Haven ADT Security to Double Workforce; Open Interviews Monday, June 1st

May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015, Kansas City, MO – Safe Haven Security, the 3rd largest ADT franchise in America, will hold open interviews on Monday, June 1st, from 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Safe Haven’s inside sales team has doubled in size every year for the past five years, and they are looking to do the same in 2015. Employees come from all over ...

GetYourGreekBack.com Launched To Put the Pride Back in Sorority and Fraternity Membership

May 13, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO – May 13, 2015 – News stories about fraternities and sororities paint a bleak picture of Greek life on many campuses. Now there’s an online platform called GETYOURGREEKBACK.com to give sorority and fraternity members an opportunity to focus on positive stories about how Greek life has impacted their lives. “I launched GYGB in response to members who ...

Bob Petersen Announces Retirement from American Royal

May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015 -- Kansas City, MO -- Bob Petersen, who has served as the American Royal’s President and CEO, has announced that he will retire at the end of 2015. He joined the Royal on an interim basis in 2010 and was formally named to its top staff post in January, 2011. Petersen commented that, “we have enjoyed many ...

Local Miss America hopeful encourages “Serving Those Who Serve”

May 12, 2015

Mikaela Carson, a Shawnee Mission South graduate and current student at Lindenwood University in Saint Charles Missouri has accomplished a great deal since being crowned Miss Route 66 in Saint Louis, Mo. last August. During her time with the Miss Missouri organization, Carson has volunteered over 500 hours and she is dedicating her term of service to encouraging others to ...

KCB Bank Honors Junior Board Members

May 12, 2015

Kearney, Mo. (May 12, 2015) – The KCB Bank Junior Board of Directors celebrated its graduation banquet on May 4. This award-winning program offers selected Kearney High School students hands-on experience in the financial services industry. Junior board members learn about budgets, financial planning, and the importance of a credit score. The board dedicates the second part of the school ...

Spencer Fane Successfully Defends Privacy Interests of Birch Subscribers

May 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Burton Taylor btaylor@proventusconsulting.com 816.812.7135 Spencer Fane Successfully Defends Privacy Interests of Birch Subscribers Kansas City, Missouri – On May 5, 2015, Spencer Fane obtained a favorable U.S. District Court ruling for Birch Communications, a Kansas City-based telecommunications provider, in a matter in which a copyright litigant sought to use a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) ...

Chefs battle under a bridge to benefit kids!

May 12, 2015

Cook For Courage is a culinary collaboration for a Kansas City cause. Six local Kansas City chefs will enter into a friendly rivalry for one night on the 12th St. Bridge in the Historic West Bottoms. When: May 31 Where: 12th Street Bridge Who: Catch Colby Garrelts of Bluestem and Rye; Howard Hanna of The Rieger Hotel Grill and Exchange ...

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