“Flipping” Classes on World-Wide Digital Learning Day

March 12, 2015

Flipped Learning OPEN HOUSE at St. Teresa’s Academy WHEN: 7:15 - 10:45 am, Friday, March 13, 2015 WHAT: St. Teresa’s Academy is opening our doors and joining schools from 12 countries, 15 states, and 34 cities and towns throughout the nation for a Flipped Classroom Open House. Teachers in various grades and disciplines are opening their classroom doors to allow ...

Senior Star Hosts National Alzheimer’s Dementia Specialist in North and South Kansas City

March 12, 2015

Memory care expert encourages conversation and understanding of disease KANSAS CITY, MO (March 11, 2015) – Senior Star at Villa Ventura and Senior Star at Wexford Place are proud to welcome back national Alzheimer’s and dementia expert Susan Scanland for two presentations on Thursday, March 19. Scanland’s presentation, “Assisted Living: Preventing the Hazards of Staying Home Too Long,” encourages a ...

First e2 Fellows graduate from education emPowers program at Heartland Foundation’s

March 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Christel Gollnick, regional relations 816.588.2730 (mobile) | christel.gollnick@heartlandfoundation.org Photos Available: If you are interested in publishing a photo including your local e2 Fellowship participants, please contact Christel Gollnick, listed above, to confirm location and time information. A list of participants by name is included at the end of this release. Local intergenerational participants graduate from Heartland ...

Lang Chevy Will Give Away a New Car for Perfect March Madness Bracket

March 12, 2015

Kansas City, MO – Lang Chevy in Paola, KS will award any individual who fills out a perfect bracket for the 2015 Men’s College Basketball Championship a new car up to a $25,000 value. "The Lang Chevy Bracket Challenge is just one of the many ways we involve ourselves in the community and engage with our fans online," said Tim ...

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Coming to Donnelly College

March 12, 2015

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Donnelly College faculty, staff and students will welcome best-selling author Sonia Nazario to campus on Monday, April 6, 2015. This year, all Donnelly freshmen read Nazario’s book, "Enrique’s Journey." This will be Donnelly’s inaugural event in its new Sister Jerome Keeler Lecture Series established in part by the National Endowment for Humanities. Nazario, a veteran of ...

Missouri Novel Is Finalist for International Historical Fiction Award

March 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Steve Wiegenstein steve@stevewiegenstein.com 217-779-9762 Missouri Novel Is Finalist for International Historical Fiction Award A novel set in Missouri in the years after the Civil War has been named a finalist for the M. M. Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction. This Old World, by Columbia writer Steve Wiegenstein, is one of 12 finalists chosen ...

Delta Dental’s Land Of Smiles Characters Motivate 755 Kansas City, MO Students to Adopt Healthy Oral and Overall Habits

March 12, 2015

Tooth decay is the leading chronic infectious disease among children in our nation. It causes pain and can interfere with a child’s ability to eat, speak, smile and concentrate, and has the potential to affect one’s systemic health. To help combat this issue, Delta Dental of Missouri is educating and inspiring children to adopt healthy life habits through its upbeat ...

Lee’s Summit Leaders to Hold Medicaid Reform Roundtable

March 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joel Coon 540-353-8404 joel@missourihealthmatters.com March 12, 2015 Lee’s Summit Business and Healthcare Leaders To Hold Roundtable in Support of Medicaid Reform Local Business Leaders, health care advocates and Hospitals will hold a roundtable discussion of the impending health care funding crisis and proposed solutions in the form of Medicaid Reform. Specifically they will be discussing Kansas ...

Painting exhibition by Lisa Lala at Blue Gallery opens in April

March 11, 2015

Blue Gallery is honored to present the mid-career survey of painter, Lisa Lala. This highly-anticipated solo exhibition, titled “SEEKER,” incorporates her various iconic series including “Birds on a Wire” and “Ferris Wheels” and will also debut novel themes featuring symbolic self-portraiture, glasses of water, and cherry blossoms. This entirely new body of work will examine and celebrate Lisa Lala's twelve-year ...

Women in The Arts Perform to Benefit Homeless Women and Children

March 11, 2015

The Gathering Women of the Arts Perform to benefit Homeless Women & Children Blue Room Sunday, March 29th 2:00 – 5:00 PM Kansas City, MO- Legendary Blues and Jazz artists are coming together to celebrate “Sisterhood” and close out Women’s History Month by helping homeless women in Kansas City. The second anniversary event will be held Sunday, March 29th from ...

Terracon Expands Presence in El Paso; to Grow Texas Client Services

March 11, 2015

OLATHE, Kan. – Terracon is pleased to announce the ownership of a new office in El Paso, Texas. The El Paso operation was previously owned by Raba Kistner Consultants, Inc., and transitions its employees, equipment, and current projects to Terracon to serve clients locally and nationally. Founded in 1965, Terracon offers environmental, geotechnical, materials, and facilities services from 150 offices ...

PEAK Week of Service

March 11, 2015

Johnson County Park & Recreation District's PEAK Afterschool program for middle school students is hosting its first annual Week of Service during Spring Break (March 16-20). Participants will assist with projects throughout the week, including building garden beds at Wheatridge Middle School, assisting with the KC Pet Project, Deanna Rose Spring Clean-up, Gardner Lake clean-up, and Celebration Park clean-up. Community ...


March 11, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri – Translators and interpreters provide vital services in the Midwest and throughout the world, helping to break down language barriers and promoting cross-cultural understanding. While translators convert written texts from one language to another, interpreters can be found in courtrooms, hospitals and business settings using their voices to forge verbal communication. Demand for interpreting and translation services ...

Prestigious leaders to serve on city’s economic development symposium panel

March 11, 2015

(Gardner, Kan.) —The City of Gardner has enlisted a group of prominent business leaders to serve on its "Growth by Choice or by Chance" Economic Development Symposium panel scheduled today, March 11, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Gardner-Edgerton High School located at 425 N. Waverly Road in Gardner. This group of five panelists will offer their ...

Lees Summit North High School Athlete of the Month

March 11, 2015

Summit Modern Dentistry and Dr. Kyle Boyce, DDS Bring Smiles to Local Students Lees Summit, MO, March 10 -- In an effort to highlight and recognize outstanding student athletes, Lees Summit North High School, in partnership with Dr. Kyle Boyce, DDS and Summit Modern Dentistry, have instituted an Athlete of the Month program. Students are honored for their outstanding performance ...


March 11, 2015

LEAWOOD, Kan. (March 11, 2015) – Local advertising agency, Muller Bressler Brown, has recently added two new local brands to its growing roster of healthcare clients. Under its healthcare division, hippo, the agency has begun representing Rx Savings Solutions of Overland Park, Kan., and Sizewise of Kansas City, Mo. As the official agency of record for both companies, MBB+hippo has ...

St. Patrick hosting 4th Annual Girlfriends Galleria April 24

March 11, 2015

St. Patrick Parish and School (KC North) is hosting its 4th Annual Girlfriends Galleria on April 24 from 5-9 p.m. in the Hager Center gym. Girlfriends Galleria is a Girls Night Out Shopping Event aimed at gathering women for an evening of fellowship, shopping, food and fun in support of St. Patrick student scholarships. Tickets are $15 at the door. ...

The Marais des Cygnes Jamboree

March 11, 2015

OMA and Music Box Productions Present The Marais des Cygnes Jamboree Featuring: The Music Box Band with special guest performances by Donna Hensley and Lorena Prater March 21, 2015 at 7 PM Ottawa Municipal Auditorium 301 S Hickory St Ottawa, KS 66067 (785) 242-8810 Tickets: Adults - $11.00 Youth (12 and under) $5.00 Buy ONE adult ticket get ONE youth ...


March 11, 2015

KANSAS CITY, KS (March 11, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Richard L. Connors has joined the firm’s Kansas City Region office as Shareholder. Mr. Connors, who was previously with Stinson Leonard Street, has over 25 years of experience representing management in a wide variety of employment and ...

Love in the Afternoon programs for 50 Plus to feature great music and cuisine on April 3 & 7

March 11, 2015

A lunch program featuring fine cuisine and exceptional music is being offered twice in early April by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's 50 Plus Department. The event is called Love in the Afternoon. Both programs begin at noon. The first program will take place on Friday, April 3, at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W. 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa, ...

Celebrate Arbor Day during Nature Explorers home school program on April 2

March 11, 2015

Arbor Day and trees are the topics of an intergenerational nature program designed to supplement and support home school efforts being offered in early April at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. The program is called Nature Explorers is for youth ages six to 12 with a parent. This program lets participants explore ...

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue on April 1 & 15 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

March 11, 2015

Animal Tales Storytime sessions will continue during April at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. Young children and their parents are invited to come listen and learn on April 1 and 15. Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two to six. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This program will feature ...

New Easter Egg Hunt event is April 2 at Antioch Park

March 11, 2015

Grab your basket and head to Antioch Park for a new twist on the traditional Easter Egg Hunt during a new special event for all ages being presented by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in early April. For this Easter Egg Hunt, Antioch Park will be divided into two different scavenger hunts. One area will be designated for ...

JCPRD Early Childhood Development Centers and Natureplay Preschool to conduct annual open houses on April 2

March 11, 2015

Three Early Childhood Development Centers and the Natureplay preschool run by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District are planning open houses on Thursday, April 2. Open House locations and phone numbers for additional information are as follows: Madison Elementary, 800 W. Madison, Gardner, (913) 856-5902; Moonlight Elementary, 17960 S. Moonlight Road, Gardner, (913) 856-4204; Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 ...

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