Monster Buck Classic comes To Topeka

Jan. 13, 2014

Brian D. Smith the founder and CEO of the Monster Buck Classic We Are Kansas event, announced today that Theresa Vail (Miss Kansas 2013), Michael Hunsucker (Heartland Bowhunter), Matt Duff (Major League Bowhunter) and his wife Jessie Duff (Friends of NRA) as the headliners for the 2014 event on January 24-26, which will take place in Topeka, Kansas. Other outdoor ...

Clubs celebrate Panda Express grant at Youth of the Year banquet

Jan. 13, 2014

Kansas City, Mo - Panda Express, America’s favorite Chinese restaurant, is celebrating its 30th Anniversary by donating a total of $100,000 to The Boys & Girls Club of America and 20 select local clubs across the country. The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City will receive a $3,000 grant to help give local youth the “Gift of a ...

International Superstars of Magic & Comedy coming to Liberty

Jan. 13, 2014

After five years of capacity crowds at the Missouri Theater in Saint Joseph, The International Superstars of Magic & Comedy will make a special appearance at the Liberty Performing Arts Theatre (LPAT) on Friday, January 31 at 7:30pm. Area residents will have an opportunity to enjoy the magic and fun provided by some of the greatest magicians and comedians in ...

16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday breakfast slated Jan. 20

Jan. 13, 2014

For immediate release Contact: Charles Lambert, 913.832.4041 Alpha Phi Alpha's 16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast, 7 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 -- Free and Open to the Public Rev. Elliott Eley, senior pastor of the Welborn Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan., will be the featured speaker at Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s 16th Annual Martin Luther ...

Ten-minute play submissions accepted at City Theatre of Independence

Jan. 13, 2014

City Theatre of Independence is pleased to announce we are now accepting submissions for our 2014 Playwrights Festival. The Theme selected for this year “Party of Three.” Each play must have 3 characters. Plays should have simple set, costume and property requirements. Expensive requirements will prohibit consideration. Plays should be 10 to 15 minutes in length, plays over 20 minutes ...

Woodneath Library Center hosts first Early Literacy Fair

Jan. 13, 2014

On Saturday, February 8, the Woodneath Library Center [8900 NE Flintlock Road] will host an Early Literacy Fair for parents and caregivers to promote pre-reading skills for children from birth to 6 years. By exploring Mid-Continent Public Library’s many early literacy resources, parents and children will learn fun and easy ways to encourage literacy skills before learning to read. “Parents ...

Harvesters wins Morgan Stanley award for BackSnack

Jan. 13, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —January 13, 2014 — Harvesters—The Community Food Network today announced it has received a $50,000 grant from Morgan Stanley to fund its BackSnack program, a child hunger initiative that helps ensure elementary students have nutritious food on the weekends and during school holidays. The local award is the latest phase of Fill the Plate, Morgan Stanley’s long-standing ...

Park University International Center for Music to Present Van Cliburn Tribute Concert at Kansas City’s Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Jan. 13, 2014

Parkville, Mo.—Jan. 13, 2014 — In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Park University’s International Center for Music, gold medalist of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and founder of the ICM Stanislav Ioudenitch, his protégé and rising star — and 2009 winner of the London International Piano Competition — Behzod Abduraimov, along with the Park Piano Trio, will ...

Family-To-Family mental health program starts Jan. 28

Jan. 11, 2014

Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 28, there will be free education and support for families of individuals with mental illness at Tri-County Mental Health Services. The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free, 12-week course for families and friends of individuals who are dealing with conditions such as ADHD, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. The course is taught by trained family members who ...

Wilcox Fresh names new CEO

Jan. 10, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wilcox Fresh Names New Chief Executive Officer Rexburg, Idaho- Effective January 6, 2014, Jim Richter has been promoted to CEO at Wilcox Fresh. Jim has worked seven years with Wilcox Fresh most recently as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to this position, Jim had been Sr. Vice President of Category Management. While at Wilcox, ...

Dr. David Lang joins Providence Medical Group

Jan. 10, 2014

David Lang, D.O., F.A.C.O.O.G., a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist, has joined Providence Medical Group, Kansas City, Kan. Dr. Lang has extensive experience in women’s health care, including obstetrics and prenatal care, gynecology, infertility, minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery and bioidentical hormone replacement. His office is conveniently located on the Providence Medical Center campus at 8919 Parallel Parkway, Suite 455. He is accepting new ...

Chris Marshall Named president of Callahan Creek

Jan. 10, 2014

Cindy Maude, CEO, Callahan Creek, announces the promotion of Chris Marshall to President of the Lawrence-based marketing agency. Marshall has been with the agency for nine years and most recently served as Vice President, Account Management. He will continue to lead the account management group, with the additional responsibilities of integrating all departments and services the agency provides to its ...

Kansas City 2014 Chinese New Year Celebration set for Jan. 19

Jan. 10, 2014

OVERLAND PARK – The 2014 Kansas City Chinese New Year Gala takes the main stage of Yardley Hall, Johnson County Community College, at 7:00pm on Sunday, January 19th. The KC Chinese New Year Gala includes a spectacular and diverse collection of performance arts fusing the Eastern and Western, Ancient and Contemporary talents of over 200 performers. Tickets available online at ...

AAVSB announces 2013-2014 board of directors

Jan. 10, 2014

The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) Announces 2013-2014 Board of Directors Kansas City, MO (January 10, 2014) – The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) is pleased to announce the members of its 2013-2014 Board of Directors. Elections were held at the AAVSB Annual Meeting and Conference in Kansas City on September 21, 2013. Beckey Malphus, DVM, ...

Problems performing on Jan. 17 at Mike’s Tavern

Jan. 10, 2014

The Problems are currently gaining a strong buzz in the region. Recently, The Problems were nominated as one of the top 100 bands to break by The New Music Seminar in LA. Their new record "Shame" has been at #1 on ReverbNation charts for over 2 months. You can also find their music played on every AMI Jukebox across the ...

Six Kansas communities to host Smithsonian exhibition in 2015

Jan. 10, 2014

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2014 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracy Quillin, Director of Communications Kansas Humanities Council (785) 357-0359; Photos and Images available upon request. Six Kansas communities to host exhibition from Smithsonian Topeka - The Kansas Humanities Council announces six Kansas hosts for "Hometown Teams," a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition about sports and community coming ...

St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City High-Performing in Urology

Jan. 10, 2014

Overland Park, KS ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) January 9, 2014 - Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City has been recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Annual Best Hospital rankings for 2013-14. The hospital ranks #2 in Missouri, #2 in the Kansas City Metro area, and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in Northwestern Missouri. The hospital also ranks as high-performing ...

CVR Refining names Bill Copeland as vice president of crude oil supply

Jan. 9, 2014

CVR Refining, LP (NYSE: CVRR), a refiner and marketer of petroleum fuels, today announced that Bill Copeland will become the company’s vice president of crude oil supply, effective immediately. Copeland had been the director of crude supply for CVR Refining subsidiary Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing, LLC. “Bill has helped build our business to what it is today,” said Wyatt ...

Spiritual team to be featured for 2014 Dykman Series

Jan. 9, 2014

A husband and wife team, whose experience spans a wide range of contemporary Christian teaching, will be keynote speakers for the 2014 Dykman Lecture Series Feb. 21. The event, sponsored by Metro Lutheran Ministry, will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Atonement Lutheran Church, 9948 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park. Wes Howard-Brook and his wife Sue Ferguson Johnson collaborate in the ministry ...

Product Development Company Enters Partnership with Saepio

Jan. 9, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Product Development Company Enters Partnership with Saepio Theory 4 partners with Saepio Technologies to offer marketing asset management platform January 9, 2014 – Leawood, Kan. – Kansas City-based healthcare advertising agency, hippo’s brainchild Theory 4 has partnered with Saepio Technologies to offer a healthcare-centric marketing asset management platform branded The Marketing Toolbox. Joining forces, Theory 4 and ...

InTouch Solutions named MM&M agency of the year

Jan. 9, 2014

Media Contact: Brian Van Note 913-660-9656 INTOUCH SOLUTIONS NAMED MM&M AGENCY OF THE YEAR Overland Park, Kan. (January 9, 2014) — Intouch Solutions, a marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, was named 2014 Agency of the Year by Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M). The award was announced in the January issue of MM&M. Based in Kansas City, with offices ...

Make great memories through Leap List program for 50 Plus during February

Jan. 9, 2014

Leap into fun memories with the Leap List program being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program is meant to put a new twist on the “bucket lists” we’ve all heard of. These programs present an opportunity to commit and participate in activities you’ve always wanted to try. Planned activities for ...

Love in the Afternoon programs for 50 Plus feature great music and cuisine on Feb. 4 & 7

Jan. 9, 2014

Two programs of fine cuisine and exceptional music are planned during February as part of a series of lunch programs being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's 50 Plus Department. The events are called Love in the Afternoon. All programs begin at noon. The first February program will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Colonial Presbyterian ...

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