Brandon Sartain named regional VP for DNJ Intermodal Services

Oct. 24, 2013

Brandon Sartain has been named regional vice president of the midwest region for DNJ Intermodal Services. DNJ focuses on the shipping region surrounding Chicago, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Omaha and St. Louis. In his new role, based out of DNJ’s Kansas City office, Sartain will oversee operations for the organization’s midwest region. Prior to this, he served as operations manager of ...


Oct. 24, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARKETPLACE CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED! Registration Open Now The Joseph Company, a ministry of the International House of Prayer in Kansas City for believers in the workplace, presents the annual Marketplace Conference for men and women in every sphere of society November 7-9, 2013. The Conference will be held at IHOPU in Grandview, MO . Kansas City, MO - ...

Union Station’s Master Plasterer to appear October 26th At Historic Preservation Day in Lexington, MO.

Oct. 24, 2013

The Lexington Historic Preservation Commission is pleased to announce that preparations for Historic Preservation Day are well underway. Scheduled for Saturday, October 26, the popular annual event will be held this year at the Historic Elk’s Lodge (The former Fifth Branch Bank 1846) 801 Main Street in Lexington. Registration will begin at 8:00 am the day of the event and ...

Heartland Healthy Heads Lice Removal and Resource Center travels to Guatemala Orphanage

Oct. 23, 2013

Head Lice is a worldwide phenomenon. While it does not usually cause any harm it is a pesky and irritating problem. Getting rid of head lice can take a toll on families emotionally, psychologically and financially. Heartland Healthy Heads Lice Removal and Resource Center, located in Olathe, KS, is owned and operated by 2 sisters, Susan Truluck and Cherie Parker, ...

The Printed Page is Redefined

Oct. 23, 2013

Kansas City, MO – In February of 2013, Mail Print merged with Graphic Services Printing and L & L Manufacturing. As of November 1, 2013, the three groundbreaking companies will be known as NextPage ( and will offer customers the best technology, talent and service when it comes to printing, direct marketing and, in general, the delivery of content. According ...

Local Author Gives Talk At Westport Library About Kansas City’s Forgotten History

Oct. 23, 2013

The Westport Public Library and the Westport Historical Society are pleased to announce this year’s final installment of the Second Saturday Library Speaker Series. Paul Kirkman will present a talk on his most recent publication, "Forgotten Tales of Kansas City," a collection of lesser known stories culled from old newspapers, books, and biographies, which tell K.C. history from a unique ...

Make a Difference Day Altrusa Style

Oct. 23, 2013

For Immediate Release (Kansas City, Missouri) –Founded by USA Weekend Magazine and its partners, Make A Difference Day is a national day of doing good... a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Always held on the fourth Saturday in October, Make A Difference Day has grown into the largest community service effort in the nation. Every year up to three million ...

Chain of Hope Pet Photo Shoot Fundraiser At Treats Unleashed

Oct. 23, 2013

Kimberly Saunders 718-501-4821 Treats Unleashed in Leawood, Kansas, is hosting a Howl-O-Ween party for pets this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include a pet costume contest and bobbing for hot dogs! Treats Unleashed has also generously agreed to host a portrait shoot for pets, and all proceeds will go to the nonprofit animal outreach organization Chain ...


Oct. 23, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 16, 2013) – Kansas City’s largest locally-owned accounting firm is getting even bigger with the recent expansion of its audit department. MarksNelson welcomes four new employees to its audit team and also announces six promotions in the department. Gerald Ostapko is welcomed as an audit senior. Ostapko will put his five-plus years of public accounting experience ...

Lawson Assembly to Host 23rd Annual Craft Show

Oct. 23, 2013

The Lawson Assembly of God women’s ministry is again hosting its annual craft show. The show will contain 60 booths located in the gymnasium and in the church as well. The event will be on Friday, November 1st, and Saturday, November 2nd. Lawson Assembly of God is located at 527 W 6th Street (D Hwy) in Lawson, Missouri. Beginning at ...

KC Evangelical Leaders Highlight Immigration Reform’s Urgency

Oct. 23, 2013

Five Evangelical Leaders Lead Local Gatherings With Dr. Richard Land in Preparation for Washington, DC Trip Overland Park, Kan. — Blue Valley Baptist Church will host Dr. Richard Land, former President of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, for a Critical Issues Forum this Thursday addressing a Christian response to our broken immigration system. Dr. Land’s partnership with ...

Kansas City Symphony Presents Variety of Keyboard Guest Artists

Oct. 23, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Oct. 23, 2013 — Calling all piano and organ lovers, the Kansas City Symphony will feature two talented pianists and one extraordinary organist over the next couple weeks. Oct. 25-27 Pianist Alon Goldstein As part of its Classical Series, Music Director Michael Stern and the Symphony first welcome the return of guest pianist Alon Goldstein for ...

New “It’s a Family Affair” dance planned at Roeland Park Community Center on Nov. 16

Oct. 23, 2013

Bring your children to the first-ever father / daughter, mother / son dance being presented by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This new special event is called "It's a Family Affair" and is for ages three to 15 with a parent. Participants will enjoy crafts, pictures, dancing, and an ice cream sundae station. Don't miss out on this ...

November Speed Gaming event for 50 Plus will take place on Nov. 15 at MCAC

Oct. 23, 2013

Meeting new people can be hard to do without some activity to keep your hands and mind busy. That's the idea behind a program called Speed Gaming being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Participants will play old-school board games and have a blast. Once a month Speed Gaming events are being ...

New Gluten Free Living program offered for adults on Nov. 13 at RPCC

Oct. 23, 2013

Gain new insight about why gluten free items are popping up more and more in the grocery store through a new program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in mid-November. Gluten Free Living is the name of this program, which is for ages 18 and older. During this informational session, participants will take part in a ...

Historical Sex Trafficking Conference all Survivor Key Note Speakers

Oct. 23, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kristy Childs Executive Director Veronica’s Voice 913.940.0505 cell 2nd Demand Change Heartland Conference A Project of Veronica's Voice KANSAS CITY MISSOURI, October 21, 2013: Historical Sex Trafficking Conference all Survivor Key Notes. Those who have been sexually exploited through the various forms of sex trafficking are some of the most marginalized, stigmatized, and under-served members of ...

“Jana’s Campaign, Inc. Joins University of Missouri-Kansas City Women’s Center to Host Summit”

Oct. 23, 2013

Jana’s Campaign, Inc. in collaboration with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Women’s Center will be hosting a one-day workshop November 8, 2013, on the UMKC campus regarding preventing and responding to gender violence. The Heartland Campus Safety Summit will feature national experts and encourage the sharing of best practices among participants. Summit topics include Title IX obligations and requirements, ...

Nonprofit closes early for group walk to honor late president and co-founder

Oct. 23, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Oct. 23, 2013) — CFCA headquarters will close at noon Oct. 24 so the international nonprofit’s employees may walk 1.5 miles together to attend a memorial Mass honoring the organization’s late president and co-founder, Bob Hentzen. Shutting down an organization for an afternoon so that 150 employees can walk to a memorial service for the organization’s leader ...

Goodwill Holds Weekend Clothing Donation Drives

Oct. 23, 2013

CONTACT: Nordia Epps 1817 Campbell St., Kansas City, MO 64108 816-379-5578, Goodwill Holds Weekend Clothing Donation Drives at a Store Near You The drives will take place10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday for the rest of the year Kansas City, MO – Looking to clear the clutter this fall? Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern ...

KC Move to Amend Concert This Saturday

Oct. 22, 2013

For immediate release contact: Mary Lindsay 816-885-9996 Concert to Benefit KC Move to Amend This Saturday Kansas City, MO–Kansas City Move to Amend will host its first ever concert fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 26th at Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway, KC, MO from 6pm – midnight. The event includes 4 bands--Nicolette Paige, Half Price Buddha, Miss Conception and Gnome Town Heroes—as ...

Hope Faith signs 50 year lease for $1 to help homeless

Oct. 22, 2013

Kansas City, MO, October 22, 2013 – Hope Faith Ministries, an Equipping Day Center that serves the needs of the homeless and less fortunate in Kansas City, just signed a 50 year lease for $1 per year on their current facility located at 705 Virginia Avenue in Kansas City, MO. In a season of government shut-downs and cut-backs, it’s nice ...

Historic Kansas City hotel brightens view for visitors drawn to Plaza lights

Oct. 22, 2013

October 22, 2013 – Kansas City, MO – The historic Raphael Hotel makes the Country Club Plaza’s mesmerizing holiday scene even brighter with its new Holiday Magic package. It offers a spirit-lifting holiday shopping spree that includes a night of pampering in a luxurious room with king size bed, a bottle of wine, a commemorative Plaza Lights ornament wine stopper, ...

Current Version of GED Test to Expire at end of 2013

Oct. 22, 2013

(Topeka, Kansas) - As the official administrator of the GED® test for the state of Kansas, the Kansas Board of Regents is announcing the current version of the GED® test will expire at the end of 2013. This version, known as the 2002 Series GED® test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GED® test on January 2, 2014. GED ...

GABL & GTM Agree to 3 Year Deal

Oct. 22, 2013

GTM Agrees to 3-Year Partnership with GABL GTM has recently joined forces with the Great American Basketball League as a Gold Business Partner. This new relationship will impact youth through a uniform program for 5th-8th grade boys and girls. Teams will have an opportunity to order the highest quality uniforms at the best prices with exceptional customer service. At GTM, ...

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