Massage Envy Spa provides 598 free massages to vets

Nov. 15, 2013

Kansas City– (November 15, 2013) – The 14 Massage Envy clinic locations in the Kansas City region, provided 598 FREE 1-hour massage sessions to local veterans on Veteran’s Day, Monday November 11, 2013. In appreciation for their service to the country, Massage Envy happily donated both time and resources at all 14 regional clinics; a value of over $46,000 that ...

Kansas City educators shine at CFES National Conference

Nov. 15, 2013

Educators from Kansas City schools played a key role at the annual CFES (College For Every Student) National Conference in Albany, NY. The two-day event brought together 420 educators, students, community and corporate leaders from 27 states, representing 150 schools and 35 colleges. The focus of the conference, titled “Tools for Tomorrow’s Leaders: Leadership, Mentoring & College Pathways,” was to ...

TurnBack Marketing adds ad agency

Nov. 15, 2013

TurnBack Marketing soft launched their new ad agency this month in honor of "No Shave November". The new agency, uniquely named Beards Advertising, has high hopes of providing a new way of doing business in the advertising industry. The new agency is set to launch nationally in January. Beards Advertising plans to include a yearlong Kansas City district advertising competition ...

Midwest Poets Series features Dave Smith on Dec. 5

Nov. 15, 2013

Dave Smith, the author of more than 20 books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, will read for the Midwest Poets Series at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, in Mabee Theater. “No threat, no poem,” Dave Smith says in a 2005 interview in Southern Literary Review. A writer, he suggests, must confront complexity. Smith speaks of his “religious reverence for the ...

Lawrence Memorial recognized as High 5 for Mom & Baby Hospital

Nov. 15, 2013

Lawrence Memorial Hospital has enhanced its maternity care based on the proven health benefits associated with breastfeeding, and became the first hospital to qualify for the “High 5 for Mom & Baby” recognition. The High 5 program -- initiated, funded, and provided at no charge to Kansas hospitals by the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund -- is based on five ...

Dataedge Guarantees Premium Enterprise Minded Cloud Backup and Storage in KC

Nov. 15, 2013

Olathe, KS ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) November 13, 2013 - The Kansas City entrepreneurs looking for a credible aide for solid data infrastructure need not search further- Dataedge has guaranteed to support with premium cloud back up & storage for KC businesses. The leading company focuses on a customized attention. Dataedge is a seasoned name in the US enterprise data backup ...

Christmas in Excelsior Springs

Nov. 14, 2013

Christmas is coming– and it’s coming quick! Make plans on Saturday, November 23 to make the trip to Excelsior Springs to start the season off the right way. The Excelsior Springs Christmas Committee, an off-branch of the Chamber of Commerce, has been working hard all year planning and preparing for this year’s Annual Christmas Celebration. On Saturday, November 23 all ...

Lee’s Summit business helping Kansas City business owner save

Nov. 14, 2013

There is no denying that local businesses have a major disadvantage when it comes to competing with large national chains. The purchasing volume of national companies affords them the ability to maintain lower prices that local owners just can’t compete with. A Lee’s Summit based company called Elite Barter Group, LLC is working to help local owners compete with the ...

Sunrise Advisors celebrates continued growth, firm’s 20th anniversary

Nov. 14, 2013

LEAWOOD, KS (November 2013) – Sunrise Advisors, Inc. proudly recognizes the firm’s 20th anniversary. Started in 1993, the independent wealth management firm has grown to one of the largest Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) in the Kansas City metropolitan area. “Our successes are solely attributable to our loyal clients and friends. We are blessed by their continued confidence and trust in ...


Nov. 14, 2013

Shawnee, KS, November 14, 2013– Allie Wismer, 17-year-old Overland Park gymnast, has completed the signing process to accept her full athletic scholarship. Wismer will compete for North Carolina State in Raleigh, North Carolina with the incoming class of 2014. Allie currently trains as a Level 10 gymnast at Pinnacle Gymnastics in Shawnee, KS. “Allie has worked extremely hard over the ...

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to host Chuck Haddix, author of Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker

Nov. 14, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2013 Contact: Kim Woolery Public Relations Specialist Kansas City, Kansas Public Library 913-279-2106 Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to host Chuck Haddix, author of Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library’s Main Library branch will host local author Chuck Haddix on November 20th at 1:00 pm. Haddix ...

Peter Pan” earns Girl Scout Gold award

Nov. 14, 2013

Catherine Pestinger, 16 yrs old and a junior at Christ Prep Academy, is completing her Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Don't Miss a Line, this Sat, Nov. 16th during the 2:00 performance of Peter Pan at Trilogy Cultural Arts Center. Catherine, who is also performing as Peter Pan in the production, is inspired to help the deaf and hard of ...

TCS Hires Kenn Jones As Communications Consultant In Kansas City Office

Nov. 14, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov 14, 2013 TCS Hires Kenn Jones As Communications Consultant In Kansas City Office Julie Towner TCS 6950 Squibb Rd., Ste 420 Mission Kansas 66202 913.601.6472 KANSAS CITY [November 14, 2013] TCS (Towner Communications Systems) 6950 Squibb Rd., Ste. 420 Mission, KS 66202 Headquartered in Jefferson City MO., TCS has expanded their company to include a ...

JFK assassination talk at KC Library features KU historians

Nov. 14, 2013

Contact: Kristi Henderson, 785-864-3663, LAWRENCE — On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Department of History at the University of Kansas will host an event to reflect on the impact of the president’s death. “The Kennedy Assassination: 50 Years Later” will feature discussion from several KU historians. The event will take place Friday, ...

KVC Helps 50 Kansas Children Find Forever Families During National Adoption Week

Nov. 13, 2013

Olathe, Kansas, November 13, 2013 - Fifty children will be adopted later this month in courtrooms all across the state as Kansas families finalize the adoption process during National Adoption Week, November 18 – 23 (see below for date, time and place information). National Adoption Day (November 23) is a collective national effort to raise awareness of U.S. children in ...

KCUMB Professor Named Internist of the Year

Nov. 13, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (November 12, 2013) – The American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) recently named Kevin P. Hubbard, D.O., FACOI, professor and chair of internal medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), as the 2013 Internist of the Year for his contributions to the practice of osteopathic internal medicine. Each year, the ACOI presents the Internist ...

Roeland Park Proclaims December 3, 2013 #GivingTuesday, Roeland Park’s Day of Giving

Nov. 13, 2013

ROELAND PARK, Kan. – On Monday, November 18, Mayor Joel Marquardt of Roeland Park will formally proclaim December 3, 2013 #GivingTuesday – Roeland Park’s Day of Giving – at the 7:00 p.m. City Council meeting. #GivingTuesday is a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners – charities, families, businesses, and ...

Midtown Athletic Club in Overland Park Wins 2013 USTA Awards

Nov. 13, 2013

NOVEMBER 13, 2013—OVERLAND PARK, KS—Recognized as a leader in tennis programming throughout the Kansas City area, Midtown Athletic Club in Overland Park was recently named “2013 Member Organization of the Year” by the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Heart of America District. The 4,100-member district also presented the Overland Park club with its “Event of the Year” award, while recognizing ...

Kansas Humanities Council announces 2014 grant opportunities

Nov. 13, 2013

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2013 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracy Quillin, Director of Communications Kansas Humanities Council; (785) 357-0359 Kansas Humanities Council announces grant opportunities for 2014 TOPEKA – The Kansas Humanities Council announces grant opportunities available to Kansas nonprofits in 2014. Kansas Humanities Council grants support projects that use the humanities to connect people ...

New Christmas with Celtique holiday concert is Dec. 9 at Matt Ross Community Center

Nov. 13, 2013

Dec. 2 is the registration deadline for a new holiday concert at the Matt Ross Community Center being presented by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This afternoon event is called Christmas with Celtique and will take place beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9. Participants will enjoy light refreshments while listening to traditional Christmas favorites such as ...

Park University Ranked “Best for Vets” By Military Publication

Nov. 13, 2013

Parkville, Mo.—Nov. 13, 2013 — Park University has once again received a top ranking for the services and support offered to active duty military, veterans and their families for 2014. Military Times, an independent source for news and information for the military community and its associated newsweeklies, Air Force Times, Army Times, Marine Corps Times and Navy Times, has released ...

Squaw Creek Eagle Days trip offered on Dec. 7

Nov. 13, 2013

Visit the 35th annual celebration of "Eagle Days" at the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge through a birdwatching trip being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Always a participant favorite, this trip affords a close-up view of our national bird. The trip will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7, and will include a special presentation including a ...

New Kids Night Out Mystery Dinner planned at Roeland Park Community Center on Dec. 6

Nov. 13, 2013

Parents are invited to drop their kids off for a night of fun during a new special event being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The idea is that with the kids occupied and stores open late, parents can finish making purchases for their family's holiday wish list. This new special event is called Kids Night Out ...

New Great Bake Off will take place Dec. 5 at New Century Fieldhouse

Nov. 13, 2013

Think you have the best recipe for pies, cookies, or cakes? Test your skills with the first-ever Great Bake-Off competition being presented in early December at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's New Century Fieldhouse near Gardner. The Great Bake-Off is a new special event being presented by the JCPRD's 50 Plus Department. Three entry categories are offered: Cakes, ...

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