Lunch and Craft Show Fundraiser Set for Oct. 17

Oct. 8, 2015

Shawnee, Kansas – Enjoy a home cooked soup lunch and stock up for the holidays with handmade crafts, vintage linens and glassware, tasty baked goods and satisfying casseroles at Monticello United Methodist Church Women’s (UMW) annual Fall Festival fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 at 23860 W. 75th St., Shawnee, Kan. Taco soup, chicken noodle soup, cowboy ...

Visually Impaired Artist Jeff Hanson a Finalist for The NASCAR Foundation’s Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award Presented by Nationwide

Oct. 8, 2015

Daily voting is underway! Hanson is one of four finalists vying for The NASCAR Foundation’s $100,000 donation to his or her winning children’s charity Overland Park, Kan. Visually impaired artist Jeffrey Owen Hanson of Overland Park, Kan., has been named one of four finalists for The NASCAR Foundation’s Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award, presented by Nationwide. The award honors a ...

Value Stream Consulting promotes Cassie Scheib to Vice President

Oct. 8, 2015

(Prairie Village, KS and St. Joseph, MO) 10/8/2015 -- Value Stream Consulting, a St Joseph, Missouri based CRM consulting firm announced today the promotion of Cassie Scheib to Vice President of Client Success - Kansas City Region. Scheib had previously held the title of Director of Sales and Marketing. “Our new localized Client Success role is a key element in ...

Former Boston Scientific Corporation Chief Product Liability Litigation Officer Joins Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice

Oct. 8, 2015

Contact: Lori Rickman Director of Marketing 816-471-2121 Kansas City, MO -- October 8, 2015 - Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC announces that Jeffery A. Kruse, former Chief Product Liability Litigation Officer at Boston Scientific Corporation, has joined the firm’s Kansas City office as a Member (partner). Kruse’s practice will be focused on serving the pharmaceutical and medical device ...

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Welcomes New Associate Megan Sterchi

Oct. 8, 2015

Contact: Lori Rickman Director of Marketing 816-471-2121 Kansas City, MO -- October 8, 2015 - Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice is pleased to welcome Megan Sterchi as an associate in the firm’s Kansas City office, where her practice will be focused on personal injury defense, premises liability, and product liability. Prior to joining the firm, Megan served as a ...

YA Author to Appear on Book Nerd Paradise

Oct. 8, 2015

Overland Park, KS - Local Kansas City YA author Andrea Buginsky will be appearing on the popular YouTube series Book Nerd Paradise on October 26. Buginsky will be discussing her latest young adult fantasy release, Striker's Apprentice: The Chosen Series, Book Three, which was released on June 11. Buginsky has published six books in the last five years. She has ...

1968 Ford pickup to be delivered to Cedar Lake Village’s NEW memory care community

Oct. 8, 2015

A restored 1968 Ford pickup will be delivered via crane to the new memory care assisted living community currently under construction at Cedar Lake Village. The truck will be "flown in" on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 8:30 a.m. The pickup will be incorporated into memory care activities provided at Cedar Lake Village. Residents will have an opportunity to sit in ...

For Immediate Release - Volleyball Beach to Open Country’s Largest Air Dome

Oct. 8, 2015

For Immediate Release VOLLEYBALL BEACH TO OPEN LARGEST AIR DOME IN THE COUNTRY FOR FALL & WINTER SAND VOLLEYBALL. LEAGUE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR NOV. 1st – JAN. 8th SEASON. On Sunday, November 1, 2015, Volleyball Beach in Martin City will welcome league play in Kansas City’s first ever winter sand volleyball home within their new heated air dome. Warmed ...

Sharon M. Auck One of 17 Kansas City Entrepreneurs Selected to ScaleUP

Oct. 8, 2015

Kansas City, MO. October 6, 2015. Sharon M. Auck, founder of Fresh Approach Cleaning Professionals, was selected to be one of 17 Kansas City entrepreneurs to participate in the second ScaleUp Kansas City program. “It is an honor to be included in this group of entrepreneurs,” says Auck. “The program started in late summer and I am learning so much, ...

October 15 Frank Sinatra “Look-a-Like” Contest at Tallgrass Creek

Oct. 8, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- A Thursday, October 15, ‘Frank Sinatra Look-a-like Contest’ will be held by residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, to celebrate Sinatra’s 100th birthday. The contest will held from 1:30 p.m.- 2 p.m. at the retirement community, 13800 Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, KS. Each contestant will wear a Sinatra-esque fedora hat and ...

Green at Heart Yoga Hike offered on Oct. 31 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Oct. 8, 2015

Experience the power of a walk in nature fused with the awareness of yoga during an adult fitness program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. The program is called Green at Heart Yoga Hike and is for ages 16 and older. Participants can workout ...

This year’s Mildale Farm Fall Fest set for Oct. 31

Oct. 8, 2015

Bring the family and spend the day exploring the Mildale Farm property and enjoying a number of activities during the annual free Mildale Farm Fall Fest being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for Oct. 31. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will give interested parties access to the 158-acre site including ...

Oct. 30 is deadline for 50 Plus holiday trip to Branson

Oct. 8, 2015

Oct. 30 is the deadline for a holiday regional trip to Branson, Mo., being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The actual trip is set for Dec. 1 through 3. Branson for the Holidays is the name of this trip, which will take place Dec. 1 through 3. Travelers will get into ...

Visit two recently-renovated Kansas City-area museums during 50 Plus day trip on Oct. 28

Oct. 8, 2015

Two recently-renovated Kansas City area museums are the destinations for a late October day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Museum Makeovers is the name of this trip. Participants will visit the recently-reopened National Museum of Toys and Miniatures where they will see their $8 million in renovations, which included ...

Intouch Solutions Certified as Level Three Veeva Systems Content Partner

Oct. 8, 2015

KANSAS CITY (Oct. 7, 2015) – Intouch Solutions is proud to announce its level three certification status by Veeva Systems as a Veeva Web content partner. Intouch Solutions is one of only seven agencies worldwide to achieve level three certification. Veeva recognizes these agencies for their specialization and innovation in developing content for closed-loop marketing (CLM). To achieve this status, ...

4 Mid-Market Companies Pitch their Businesses at AIF Forum on October 16 at the UMKC Bloch School of Management

Oct. 8, 2015

The Alternative Investment Forum (“AIF”) was formed to address the need that “mid-market”, companies are orphaned in the capital marketplace. They are too big for the typical angel capital investor, yet they are too small for the investment banking or private equity fund communities. The Third Alternative Investment Forum created by Mark Meyerdirk and Joe Kessinger will be held at ...

Chief Forte, Mindy Corporon among 2015 Consensus Civility Award winners

Oct. 7, 2015

10/7/15. No need to wait for Thanksgiving to feel thankful. The Consensus Civility Awards are a reminder that we can reach across even the most challenging divisions to improve the world. The awards celebrate those who take the high road in public life, and will be distributed at a breakfast at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 10, in the Greenlease Library ...

YALL COME OUT FOR FAMILY FUN AND HELP THREE WORTHY CAUSES! Proceeds Benefit Variety the Children’s Charity, Drumm Farm Center for Children and Water4

Oct. 7, 2015

Kansas City, MO (Wednesday, October 7, 2015) – Pet and Elizabeth Anderson along with NorthPoint Development are proud to co-sponsors of the Second Annual City Slickers Charity Hoe Down Saturday, October 10 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM at Drumm Farm, 3210 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055. Proceeds from the event will benefit Variety, the Children’s Charity of Greater ...

Hauber takes position with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Oct. 7, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Erin Hauber of Merriam, Kan., has recently accepted a position with the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Hauber joins the Kansas City District from the private industry. Her new position will be as an environmental engineer with responsibilities for environmental cleanup and site remediation. She is a 2005 graduate from the University of ...

YCS® Group, LLC Joins Blackbaud Partner Network as a Blackbaud Technology Partner

Oct. 7, 2015

Joins Network of Companies Providing Applications and Solutions That Complement Blackbaud Products KANSAS CITY, MO (October 7, 2015) — YCS® Group, LLC, a digital technology solutions enabler that provides local and national digital solution based strategies, today announced that the company has joined the Blackbaud Partner Network as a Blackbaud Technology Partner. With this partnership, YCS® Group joins a network ...

Unbound Hosts Popular Bloggers On Trip To Guatemala

Oct. 7, 2015

A team of five bloggers from around the U.S. landed in Guatemala for the second Unbound blogger trip. They will experience the world through the eyes of the people in the Unbound sponsorship program. The blogger trip began last year to bring awareness about sponsorship to a larger community. Bloggers will meet families, learn about their lives and hear their ...

Christie Hartford Vice President of Sales and Service, AAA Screening

Oct. 7, 2015

AAA Screening, Rental Verification Specialists, is pleased to announce the promotion of Christie Hartford to Vice President of Sales and Service. She will primarily be responsible for new business development and customer touch programs. “Christie is key to our success and we are thrilled to promote her to this important position,” said Jennifer Meents, President of AAA Screening. Hartford joined ...

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