Hispanic Development Fund Opens 2015 Scholarship Application

Nov. 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Lydia Alvarez, 816-560-3219 HDF@growyourgiving.org Hispanic Development Fund Opens 2015 Scholarship Application For 30 years local fund created by Hispanic community awards nearly 3,300 scholarships, totaling $3.5 million Kansas City, Mo. (November 18, 2014): In 1984, members of the Hispanic community raised enough money to award 100 scholarships to $100 area Hispanic students. Three ...

A Night of Beauty to benefit Shadow Buddies Foundation

Nov. 18, 2014

Shop Beautiful and Arbonne Cosmetics & Fragrances present A Night of Beauty on Thursday, November 20 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Shop Beautiful Boutique at Hawthorne Plaza. The event includes refreshments, shopping with 20% off in-stock jewelry purchases (excluding Pandora), 20% off all Arbonne products and a raffle for a uniquely designed Mariana Jewelry Snowflake Necklace ($450 value). All ...

Dark Horse Distillery’s Special Release Barrel Strength Reunion Rye Whiskey will begin hitting shelves Thanksgiving week

Nov. 17, 2014

Tis the season for the Dark Horse Distillery Special Release! Dark Horse Distillery is excited to announce the second annual “Special Release” of their BARREL STRENGTH REUNION RYE WHISKEY. Born from the Dark Horse Distillery Reunion Rye Whiskey recipe of a 100% rye mash, this whiskey has been carefully extracted from barrels selected by DHD’s Artisan Distillers at a proof ...

New Exhibit at Peter Hurd Gallery

Nov. 17, 2014

MICHAEL HURD—AN AMERICAN MASTER Exhibition Opens on November 26 continuing through January 17. A rare and much anticipated exhibition, DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLORS, presents works on paper by Michael Hurd, a veritable prince of American painters. Michael Hurd’s works celebrate the light and grace of natural space or simple moments. His subjects might present a garden niche, an expansive or intimate ...

Johnson County Park & Recreation District Reads to Preschoolers

Nov. 17, 2014

WHO: Children and families WHAT: The Kansas Reads to Preschoolers book of the year “Is Everyone Ready for Fun!! by Jan Thomas is the focal point of a full morning of hands on activities for preschoolers. Children will begin the morning with a reading of the book followed up by the chicken dance, then off to rotate between a variety ...

Danya Banning and Diana Cokingtin Bring National Blow Dry Bar Concept to Overland Park, KS

Nov. 17, 2014

Blowouts, makeup, hair extensions, and other salon luxuries now available in KS Overland Park, KS – November 18, 2014 – Announced today, Overland Park becomes home to the first franchise location of Primp & Blow, a blow dry bar. Danya Banning and Diana Cokingtin have partnered with Primp and Blow founder, Melodi Harmon, to introduce a membership concept offering Overland ...

Weather Metrics Welcomes New COO and New Director of Sales

Nov. 17, 2014

Overland Park, KS – Weather Metrics, a global leader in innovative, multi-platform products for local television stations, today announced the addition of two new employees. Lisa Freidel has started as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer and Julie Ross has begun as Director of Sales. Mrs. Freidel replaces Donna Ehart who served as COO since 2010. As the COO, Mrs. ...

State Herpetological Awards Presented

Nov. 17, 2014

Members and friends attended the 41st annual meeting of the Kansas Herpetological Society held Nov. 7-9 at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. Scholars and field herpetologists presented research and observations through a two-day series of brief lectures, a business meeting was conducted by the KHS membership and a fundraising auction-social gathering was held. Officers were elected for the Society ...

Local documentary will tell Bishop Lillis High School’s 1961 basketball championship story

Nov. 17, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Nov. 17, 2014)- An upcoming documentary, “Together We’re Stronger,” will revisit the unique story of Kansas City’s Bishop Lillis High School’s 1961 basketball team that defied odds to win the Missouri state championship while finishing the season 29-0. The film will feature exclusive interviews with team members along with capturing the inspiring story of the building’s current ...

Selfless Saturdays

Nov. 17, 2014

Be apart of something that matters! Its all about you, the Community! Faith is Life is a Young Adults Non For Profit Organization that implements selfless acts within the Community. We want to not only feed the community but, strengthen it. We believe one selfless act at a time will change the hearts and minds of the individual performing it ...

November 18 forum speakers to discuss forced labor & human trafficking; Speakers to include: Assistant U.S. Attorney; a Consultant for International Labour Organization; and a Former FBI Special Agent

Nov. 17, 2014

Contact: Anna Lambertson, Executive Director, International Relations Council alambertson@irckc.org 816-221-4204 A November 18 forum in Kansas City will focus on the serious issues of forced labor and human trafficking. Forced labor and human trafficking are crimes that impact tens of millions of people each year and that touch all corners of the globe. The Kansas City community is not immune ...

KCUC Promises Highest Quality Minimally Invasive Urology Care in Kansas City

Nov. 17, 2014

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) November 17, 2014 - Urological surgeries and treatments can be painful but not anymore. Kansas City Urology Care has promised to offer the highest quality minimally invasive urology care for KC patients. A seasoned name across Kansas City medical sector, KCUC is backed by 23 of the finest urologists, three radiation oncologists, one pathologist ...

Premier Real Estate Management Inc. Offers Outstanding Property Management Services

Nov. 17, 2014

Blue Springs, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) November 14, 2014 - Kansas City apartment residents looking for a trusted property management service provider need not search further; the leading property management firm in Kansas City, Premier Real Estate Management Inc. offers outstanding management services for both large & small apartment communities in Missouri & Kansas. With good repute across the KC ...

YouTube Celebrities Moving Back Home To Kansas City

Nov. 16, 2014

Contact: Austin Null, 816-210-5537 (thenivenulls@gmail.com) Popular YouTube Family, The Nive Nulls, are moving back home to Kansas City after moving to Los Angeles over two years ago. Leaving Kansas City with around 5,000 followers to their daily life videos back in November 2012, they'll be coming home with nearly 300,000 subscribers to their name. Austin and Brittany Null, along with ...

OCTA’s “The Best Man” Delivers Witty and Engrossing Political Drama

Nov. 14, 2014

Classic Script by Gore Vidal Explores Timeless Political Themes OLATHE, KAN., Oct. 23, 2014: The Olathe Civic Theatre Association continues its 40th Anniversary Season with Gore Vidal’s “The Best Man,” which runs Nov. 7-23. The story of two vying political candidates brings the backstabbing world of campaigning to light through a witty and thought-provoking script. Although the play first premiered ...

Olathe Ford RV Center featured in national magazine

Nov. 14, 2014

The November issue of RV Pro magazine has a several page spread about the Olathe Ford RV Center. The article talks about The dealership's recent additional of rental trailers & RVs, and the strong growth, with 460 units sold in 2013, up from 190 in 2009. The dealership plans to double its rental fleet by the summer of 2015. The ...

St. Louis Manufacturing Business Buys Illinois Company

Nov. 14, 2014

Burner Design and Control, Inc. (BDC), which specializes in process heating and control, recently purchased R.L. Weisheimer & Associates, Inc. BDC is a nearly 70-year-old manufacturer’s representative and distribution company with Missouri offices in Hazelwood and Lee’s Summit in the Kansas City area, as well as service centers in Decatur, Ill. and Springfield, Mo. Due to the sale, R.L. Weisheimer ...

Missouri Piano Player Ahafia Jurkiewicz-Miles is a Division Finalist in the MTNA Senior Piano Competition.

Nov. 13, 2014

TOPEKA, KANSAS (November 8, 2014)—Ahafia Jurkiewicz-Miles, a Kansas City, Missouri native, will travel to Fargo, North Dakota in January to compete as a Division Finalist in the Senior Performance Competition. Jurkiewicz-Miles, the eldest offspring of Linda Jurkiewicz and John Miles, earned this opportunity after winning the Kansas Division of the Senior Piano Competition. A homeschooled senior taking dual credit classes ...

Kansas Wesleyan University to Host Transfer Preview Day - Nov. 21

Nov. 13, 2014

Salina, Kan. – Kansas Wesleyan University is hosting a Transfer Preview Day Nov. 21 to introduce KWU to all community and technical college students thinking about transferring to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Kansas Wesleyan has articulation agreements with 35 such schools allowing those who have earned their associate degree to transfer in as a junior to work on their bachelor’s ...

Recognized for Expertise in Senior Housing

Nov. 13, 2014

Having recently completed a rigorous educational curriculum and competency based exam and application process, LINDA BOBSKI, real estate agent with Keller Williams has earned the prestigious Certified Senior Housing Professional (CSHP) designation from the Seniors Real Estate Institute. Awarded only to a select number of elite real estate professionals in any market, the CSHP designation equips senior housing professionals to ...

Bogart Bay to Launch a Sustainable Salt Water Shrimp Farm in Missouri

Nov. 13, 2014

Contact: Kelly McCumber - 913-963-5364 - kelly@piqueco.com Kansas City, MO - November 13, 2014: When you think about fresh, salt water shrimp, it’s not likely that you think about Missouri. Bogart Bay Shrimp Company hopes to change that. Bogart Bay Shrimp Company proposes to be the first fully recirculating, sustainable salt water shrimp operation in Missouri. Their goal is to ...

Peregrine Honig’s newest exhibition challenges our digital and sexual identities

Nov. 13, 2014

Haw Contemporary is pleased to present Peregrine Honig’s highly anticipated solo exhibition entitled, “Unicorn.” This will be Honig’s first Kansas City solo exhibition in 10 years. Her debut features oil paintings, sculpture, flags, and photography. Focusing on the social phenomenon of “selfies,” her paintings are transformed into backdrops as viewers photograph themselves within the highly decorated floral wreaths. The viewer ...

Raymond T. Wagner Jr. Elected Chairman of the Board of Associated Industries of Missouri

Nov. 13, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Marc Ellinger, Chairman of the Selection Committee of Associated Industries of Missouri, announced today the election of Raymond T. Wagner, Jr., as the Chairman of the Board of Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM) at the Association Board of Directors meeting November 13, 2014. Ray Wagner is Vice President of Government & Public Affairs for Enterprise Holdings, Inc., ...

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