National Airline History Museum Receives Award

June 17, 2015

The office of the National Commander for the U.S. Civil Air Patrol has selected the National Airline History Museum as the national winner of the Frank G. Brewer Memorial Aerospace Award for making exceptional contributions to the advancement of youth through aerospace activities. The award is based on outstanding efforts of the museum to promote aviation and the Civil Air ...

Overland Park Civic Band to Feature Classic Marches, Contemporary Hits as Part of ‘Music in the Park’ Series

June 17, 2015

Marches, musicals, and much, much more await the audiences during the Overland Park Civic Band’s participation at the Music in the Park series. The civic band’s portion of the summer concert series is largely comprised of marches with a mixture of show tunes and musicals. Cole Porter’s 1934 tune “Begin the Beguine,” as well as the classic western song “Home ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Raise More Than $24,000 to Help Their Student Scholars

June 17, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (June 17, 2015) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community has celebrated the eight-member Class of 2015 Student Scholars at a recent Award Ceremony. The student workers earned four-year collegiate scholarships in the amount of $26,500 from money raised by residents. In the previous seven years, the Tallgrass Creek Scholars Program has raised nearly $160,000, assisting 30 students to ...

AT&T EXTENDS U-VERSE WITH AT&T GIGAPOWERS TO MORE MULTIFAMILY PROPERTIES

June 17, 2015

DALLAS, June 16 — Apartment and condo residents could soon enjoy the benefits of ultra-fast Internet service, with speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.* AT&T** is working with property owners, management groups and developers to reach agreements to deliver U-verse with AT&T GigaPower to additional new and existing multifamily living units. AT&T will initially focus the expansion of the ...

A local Kansas City, MO wedding & event planner firm wins a prestigious award!

June 17, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2015 Erika Swift Erika Swift Events 816-695-4977 erika@erikaswiftevents.com A local Kansas City, MO wedding & event planner firm wins a prestigious award! Erika Swift Events wins two awards in a worldwide wedding & event planning voting award Kansas City, MO: Erika Swift Events, local wedding & event planning firm, wins Wedding Industry Expert Awards; New ...

Dr. Richard Hellman honored as Distinguished Reviewer for Diabetes Care

June 16, 2015

North Kansas City, Missouri – June 16, 2015 – We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Hellman has received the Distinguished Reviewer Award for 2014 from the medical journal Diabetes Care, a journal of the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care, a journal for the health care practitioner that is intended to increase knowledge, stimulate research, and promote better ...

Police Athletic League of Kansas City Inc. Receives $1000 through The Allstate Foundation ‘Agency Hands in the Community’ Program

June 16, 2015

Lee’s Summit, MO, June 15, 2015 – Allstate agent, Jarrett Devereaux presented the Police Athletic League of Kansas City Inc. with a $1000 grant as part of The Allstate Foundation’s "Agency Hands in the Community" program. The program, which began in 2003, recognizes Allstate agents’ volunteerism within the community and provides financial support to organizations through The Allstate Foundation. Every ...

Golfers Do Their Part to Send War Veterans to Washington DC Memorials

June 16, 2015

Third Annual Tournament Raises Money for Honor Flight Network™ of Kansas City For Immediate Release: June 16, 2015 Smithville, MO: The third annual Partial Payment Golf Tournament will be held Monday, June 22, 2015, at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex; 18212 Golf Course Rd, Smithville, MO 64089. This tournament is an important funding source for Honor Flight Network™, a non-profit organization ...

KCB Bank Awards Scholarships to Local Students

June 16, 2015

Kearney, Mo. (June 16, 2015) – KCB Bank recently awarded college scholarships to four area students. The bank’s annual scholarship program rewards students with an interest in entrepreneurship and a record of good citizenship. The scholarship recipients are all recent graduates: • Kearney: Heather Schrivener is a graduate of Kearney High School. She plans to attend the University of Missouri ...

“Paleo Kansas City” Showcases KC’s Beachfront Past at the Linda Hall Library

June 16, 2015

New exhibition runs June 22-Sept. 12, 2015 WHAT: Millions of summers ago, Kansas City was beachfront property: oceans, rain forests, palm trees and giant ferns. Not to mention a strange array of giant creatures — mastodons, mammoths, grizzly-sized sloths — stomping through town. Fast forward to the start of summer 2015 when the Linda Hall Library opens a new exhibition ...

Jayhawks’ Bill Self, KC Chiefs’ Mark Donovan Headline KVC Hero Luncheon for Charity

June 16, 2015

Coach Bill Self of the University of Kansas men’s basketball program and Kansas City Chiefs President Mark Donovan will headline KVC Health Systems’ fourth annual KVC HERO LUNCHEON taking place June 18 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel in Overland Park, Kan. The event provides an exclusive opportunity to hear insider commentary on the coming sports seasons. It also raises ...

Giving USA 2015: An Estimated $358.38 Billion to Charity in 2014

June 16, 2015

Contact: Sandi Grimm 816/237-1999 sgrimm@fundraisingJBA.com Giving USA 2015: An Estimated $358.38 Billion to Charity in 2014 Fifth Straight Year of Growth Highest Total in Report's 60-year History Generous Giving Continues from American Individuals, Foundations, Estates, Corporations Kansas City, MO (June 16, 2014) — Kansas City nonprofits will soon examine the latest numbers on charitable giving in the United States and ...

KC native releases comedy/country album.

June 16, 2015

Shunt McGuppin is an American firebrand. Country music hasn’t been the same since this gruff, uneducated sensation burst onto the Nashville scene. His hit, Alabaster Sweat, remained on the charts for an unprecedented 7,015 weeks. In Shunt’s heyday, he was a multi-platinum, multi-talented, multi-wived marvel. These days, Shunt is relentlessly trying to recapture his youth and past success. Despite near-crippling ...

As Childhood Poverty Rates Rise, Outpace Poverty 5K Seeks to Reduce Effects in Community

June 16, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO – More than one in five school-age children in the U.S. live below the poverty line, according to the latest Department of Education report. In Missouri, that's nearly 22 percent of children under 18. In an effort to fight poverty in our community, hundreds of people will join Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph for Outpace Poverty ...

Kansas Democratic County Chairs Invite All Kansans to Join in Day of Protest at State Capitol

June 16, 2015

Contact: Susan Fowler Chair, Kansas Democratic County Chairs Caucus 1557 Road N Emporia, KS 66801 Phone 620-366-1316 (mobile) susan@lycoksdemocrats.org Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas Democratic County Chairs Invite All Kansans to Join Day of Protest at State Capitol Protests Mark End of Longest, Most Expensive Legislative Session in State History Topeka, KS: Kansas Democratic County Chairs are unhappy with ...

Summit Christian Academy Senior Accepts National Merit Scholarship

June 16, 2015

(Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that 2015 graduate, Aaron Banks, has accepted the National Merit University of Missouri-Columbia Scholarship. Banks is part of an elite group of less than one percent of U.S. high school graduating seniors that receive this honor. Out of the 1.5 million students who entered the 2015 National Merit Scholarship ...

Local Author Announces New Publications

June 16, 2015

Local author Kevin O'Brien announced the publication of his two most recent works. Both are collections of humorous essays and stories using the author's own experience as inspiration. One of them, Gimpa's Household Hints, covers mishaps resulting from his attempts to perform simple household maintenance. The other, Gimpa Goes to Work, describes his misadventures in the workplace. Gimpa's Household Hints ...

“Let’s Get Jazzed! About Domestic Violence Prevention”

June 16, 2015

(KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, June 16, 2015) Cramer Capital Management and Jim’s Disposal Service are pleased to host the 5th annual Let’s Get Jazzed! event July 16, 6pm at Arrowhead Stadium, North Club. Special guest is Miss America 2015, Kira Kazantsev, who will perform and speak about domestic violence prevention, her platform for the Miss America pageant. The evening will also ...

Caring Transitions of West Kansas City Recognized with National Award

June 16, 2015

The locally owned and operated business Caring Transitions of West Kansas City has been recognized by the Caring Transitions’ national headquarters as a Rookie All Star franchise. Caring Transitions of West Kansas City, owned by Angie Machetta and open since May of last year, specializes in organizing and managing senior moves, downsizing, and liquidating belongings through estate sales and online ...

Vacation Bible School

June 16, 2015

This summer at First Baptist Church, North Kansas City we are taking children BACKSTAGE with the Bible! After receiving their VIP passes, children will ROCK out each evening as they learn the books of the Bible, the Ten Commandments and how to be saved by grace through faith. Each night will begin with a FREE family meal followed by music, ...

Big Brothers And Sisters of Greater Kansas City Receives $1000 through The Allstate Foundation ‘Agency Hands in the Community’ Program

June 15, 2015

Overland Park, KS, June 15, 2015 – Allstate agent, Scott Lowery presented the Big Brothers And Sisters of Greater Kansas City with a $1000 grant as part of The Allstate Foundation’s "Agency Hands in the Community" program. The program, which began in 2003, recognizes Allstate agents’ volunteerism within the community and provides financial support to organizations through The Allstate Foundation. ...

Celebrate National Summer Learning Day with Johnson County Park & Recreation District at a Family Geocaching Adventure in Shawnee Mission Park

June 15, 2015

The Mid-Summer’s Night Cache at Shawnee Mission Park provides individuals and families with an introduction to the great adventure of geocaching. This GPS led scavenger hunt through the park provides a great STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) activity for the entire family. We’ll provide with the GPS device, demonstrate how to use it, and throw in a goody bag ...


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