Speaking out against anti-Muslim rhetoric

Oct. 1, 2015

Kansas City, MO (October 2, 2015) - Following recent remarks made by presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,” The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council (GKCIC) would like to remind the greater Kansas City area that we stand in solidarity with our Muslim friends, and are deeply ...

Kansas City Pharmacist Honored with Pharmacy Leadership Award

Oct. 1, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY Auburn Gehle Communications Manager Kansas Pharmacists Association auburn@ksrx.org | 785.228.2327 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City Pharmacist Honored with Pharmacy Leadership Award On September 11, 2015 at the Kansas Pharmacists Association’s (KPhA) Mid-America Pharmacy Conference & Expo in Overland Park, KS, pharmacist Jonalan Smith was installed as the KPhA President-Elect for 2016. Every year, the incoming President-Elect is honored ...

Fall Trout Stockings planned at two JCPRD lakes on Oct. 28

Oct. 1, 2015

Come watch as 3,000 pounds of squirming rainbow trout are stocked in two Johnson County Park & Recreation District lakes in late October. The fall stockings will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at each respective lake's boat ramp. Stocking of about 1,000 pounds of trout at Kill Creek Park will begin at 2:30 p.m., and stocking of about 2,000 ...

Trick-or-Cache program planned at Antioch Park on Oct. 23

Oct. 1, 2015

Experience Trick-or-Cache this Halloween through a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in late October. Trick-or-Cache is the name of the Halloween-themed program, which is for all ages. Participant will learn to use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver to track a cache in a fun relaxed environment. GPS units will be provided on this ...

Senior Fest is Oct. 22 at the Ritz Charles

Oct. 1, 2015

Join un for a fun-filled Senior Fest and learn more about what our community has to offer you when the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s 50 Plus Department presents this event for a fifth year in late October. The event is called Senior Fest and will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, at ...

50 Plus plans fall Adventure Walk on the Konza Prairie on Oct. 21

Oct. 1, 2015

An opportunity to walk on the Konza Prairie Trail near Manhattan, Kan., is being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in late October. The program is called Konza Prairie Trail Adventure Walk and will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 21. The Konza Prairie preserves 8,616 acres of prairie winding through the Flint ...

Special Screening of “The Age of Love” set for Oct. 18 at Jewish Community Center

Oct. 1, 2015

A special screening of a documentary film about the phenomenon of speed dating for older adults is being planned in mid-October as a prelude an announcement of local plans for similar events A screening of the film, “The Age of Love,” will take place beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18, in the Social Hall of the Jewish Community ...

Orienteering workshop for ages 16 and older offered on Oct. 17

Oct. 1, 2015

Do you enjoy hiking cross-country, but fear losing your way? If so, join the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for a Map and Compass Workshop beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Learn the basic skills of using a topographic map and a magnetic compass in ...

Haunted Kansas program returns to Ernie Miller Park on Oct. 17

Oct. 1, 2015

As darkness falls, walk through the trails of Ernie Miller Park and listen to the stories of long ago during a special event being offered at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Now in its seventh year, the program is called Haunted Kansas and is for ages eight and older and all children must be accompanied by a parent ...

Almost 200 Who Are Blind are in Kansas City this Weekend for Convention and to Kick-Off White Cane Walk; ADA Update to be Given

Oct. 1, 2015

Media Contact: Tracey Hawkins 816.372.0939 or safetyandsecuritysource@gmail.com Convention agenda- Dates October 2nd-4th: http://www.alliedworkersfortheblind.org/Convention-Agenda-2015.html For immediate release: The Missouri Council of the Blind is holding its annual convention in Kansa City this year. About 200 members are expected to attend and many are in town now. Local affiliate, the Allied Workers for the Blind, convention coordinators, invited City of Kansas City ...

Sook Park, Asian Chamber Executive Director, to Receive 2015 Kansas Minority Business Advocate Award

Oct. 1, 2015

Overland Park, KAN.(October 1, 2015)— The Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that Sook Park, Executive Director of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City (AACC), is the winner of the "2015 Kansas Minority Business Advocate of the Year Award," according to Rhonda Harris, Kansas Office of Minority and Women Business Development. Each year this award is ...

Non-Profit Challenges School Officials on “Walk to School Day” Oct 7

Oct. 1, 2015

For more information, please contact: Stacy Simera, acting Publicity Director, stacy@startschoollater.net The national non-profit Start School Later is challenging school officials to recognize “Walk to School Day” on October 7 by walking to school or the bus stop with their EARLIEST starting students – typically middle or high school students. Traditionally, school officials honor this international event by walking to ...

Evereve to Open Fourth Store in Kansas City Market

Oct. 1, 2015

CONNIE.DELAGE@EVEREVE.COM 952-920-09070 Evereve Signs Lease at Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, Kansas Store will be the fourth Evereve location in Kansas City area EDINA, Minn. – October 1, 2015 – Evereve, a casual contemporary women’s clothing boutique for the fashion-loving mom, signed a long-term lease for a 2,400-square-foot store at Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, Kan. The store, ...

People to People International Announces New Travel Provider for Immersive Travel Programs

Oct. 1, 2015

Kansas City, MO, USA – People to People International (PTPI) is proud to announce a new licensed travel provider in 2016 to replace previous provider Ambassadors Group, Inc., of Spokane, Washington, USA, which announced on July 13 that it will cease operations by the end of 2015. PTPI has secured the continuation of its travel programming with longtime-trusted travel provider ...

Clay & Bailey Mfg Launches New Website With Enhanced User Features

Oct. 1, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Clay & Bailey Manufacturing recently launched a new website, www.claybailey.com, with enhanced functionality for better user experience and e-commerce capabilities. The Kansas City-based company manufactures tank accessories and corrosion control for Aboveground (AST) and Underground (UST) storage tanks used by the petroleum industry. Clay & Bailey also manufactures construction castings for municipalities. “Our new site will enable users ...

Musica Sacra Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Music by Hasse, Vivaldi

Oct. 1, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 25, 2015 Kansas City, Mo.—Musica Sacra Chorus and Orchestra opens its 25th-anniversary season in the 500-seat auditorium of Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Hall at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, with a program of 18th-century music from Venice. The opening concert will feature the Miserere in C Minor by Johann ...

Claudia Rankine Reads for Midwest Poets Series Oct. 29

Oct. 1, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 1, 2015 Kansas City, Mo. — Acclaimed poet Claudia Rankine will bring her award-winning explorations of identity and race to the Midwest Poets Series for a reading scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, in Arrupe Hall Auditorium on the Rockhurst University campus. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, and ...

NY’s Ailey II to perform premiere pieces in Kansas City

Oct. 1, 2015

Media Contact: Kendra Kemp Director of Marketing & Communications (816) 471-6003 (o) (816) 588-5681 (c) kendra@kcfaa.org What: Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey Presents Ailey II When: October 8-10, 2015 Where: Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105 Cost: Single tickets range from $25-$65 Groups of 6 or more receive 20% discount KCFAA to Present New York's ...

Olathe Woman Files for Kansas House

Sept. 30, 2015

OLATHE, KS – Sept. 29, 2015 – Leesa Gabel, an Olathe cancer survivor and advocate, writer, and mom, filed paperwork to run for the Republican nomination for the 14th District in the Kansas House on August 2, 2016. Gabel and her husband, Craig, reside in Olathe, where their son is a junior at Olathe Northwest High School, and a lineman ...

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