Teens invited to Jewish Community Foundation’s youth philanthropy fair

Feb. 10, 2016

On March 3 from 5:30-7:00 pm, the Jewish Community Foundation will hold its annual youth philanthropy fair, the B’nai Tzedek Shuk. The B’nai Tzedek program introduces Bar and Bat Mitzvah-age youth to tzedakah by allowing them to open their own charitable giving accounts at the Foundation. Once a year, B’nai Tzedek fundholders may donate 10% of their accounts to a ...

Arbor Masters Tree & Landscape acquires Colonial Nursery Landscape and Irrigation Division

Feb. 10, 2016

SHAWNEE, KS – Feb 3, 2016 - Arbor Masters Tree & Landscape®, a residential and commercial tree care company, has acquired the landscape and irrigation division of Colonial Nursery located in Blue Springs, Mo. With the continued suburban growth in Independence, Blue Springs, Lee’s Summit and surrounding areas, Arbor Masters recognizes this as an opportunity to increase the services not ...

Park University International Center for Music to Present an Evening of Chamber Music

Feb. 10, 2016

The Park University International Center for Music’s 2015-16 concert series season continues on Saturday, Feb. 27, with “An Evening of Chamber Music” recital featuring performances by the ICM’s award-winning faculty. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. Ben Sayevich, professor of music/violin, and Daniel Veis, assistant professor of music/cello — ...

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey Presents Setting the Stage Feb. 25

Feb. 10, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO. February 9, 2016 - Kansas City, Missouri - Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) is pleased to present Setting the Stage on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. The performance will be held in the historic 18th & Vine District at the Gem Theater, 1615 East 18th Street. The event is free and open to the ...


Feb. 10, 2016

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2016 For Interviews or More Information: Sharon Cleaver, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Phone: 816-462-0136 Mobile: 816-674-3721 Email Address:scleaver@helpKCkids.org / Web site: www.helpKCkids.org BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS AND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BASKETBALL COACHES TIP OFF READING PROGRAM IN KANSAS CITY Reading Program Motivates Youth Through a Series of Challenges KANSAS ...

HPA Middle to attend Störling Dance Theater’s UNDERGROUND

Feb. 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 On Thursday, February 11, 2016, Hogan Preparatory Academy Middle School will be attending Störling Dance Theater’s UNDERGROUND in celebration of Black History Month. We are excited that we will be able to take our entire student body of approximately 340 students to experience this performance at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre. Under the leadership of Ms. Stephanie Bland, ...

Voting Underway! Five Charities Vie for Art from the HeART

Feb. 10, 2016

Visually Impaired Artist and Philanthropist Jeffrey Owen Hanson to Donate an Original Painting to Be Auctioned for Charity Overland Park, Kan. Visually impaired artist Jeffrey Owen Hanson will donate an original acrylic painting to be auctioned off to benefit one of five charities as part of a Valentine’s program he is calling “Art from the HeART.” The charities, selected on ...

Package Meals on President’s Day to Feed the Hungry in Kansas City

Feb. 10, 2016

KANSAS CITY, KAN. (Feb. 2016) This President’s Day, February 15th, Something to Eat is hosting its fourth annual Peasants’ Day Feast. Kansas City residents will gather together as a community to pack meals for the hungry from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Youthfront Something to Eat warehouse (1200 S. 5th Street, Kansas City, KS). As our country takes a day to ...

Couples Who Workout Together Stay Together

Feb. 10, 2016

Keeping the Heart Emotionally and Physically Healthy at Flex 365 February 1, 2016 – Flex 365 of Lee’s Summit is an independently-owned and family-run gym. The fitness center celebrated its first anniversary late last year, and owner Brad Hughes has made a name for himself and the gym for caring about its patrons. Many of the gym members are couples. ...

Loren Bishop, CPA, Joins Mize Houser & Co., P.A.

Feb. 10, 2016

LOREN BISHOP JOINS MIZE HOUSER & CO, P.A. (OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, February 10, 2016) – Mize Houser & Co. P.A., a regional accounting firm, announces Loren Bishop, CPA, has joined the Overland Park office as a Senior Tax Accountant. Bishop’s experience includes working at Tagawa & Ho, LLP in Culver City, California as a Senior Tax Accountant. She also worked ...

SOS Pest Control Contest Yields Free Bedbug Treatments for Families in Need

Feb. 9, 2016

Kansas City, MO. February 9, 2016 – Through a recent Facebook campaign, SOS Pest Control received nominations for free bedbug treatment for families affected by but unable to afford effective elimination of the parasites. Four (4) families were selected for service including a single mom whose boss at Denny’s told her about the opportunity. Mary Martin and her daughter will ...

Local Tim Tebow Prom for special needs teens

Feb. 9, 2016

Blue Summit Baptist Church to Host Night to Shine Prom for People with Special Needs at Brush Creek Community Center LaTasha James The Veil KC, 913-890-3295, theveil@live.com Blue Summit Baptist Church will serve as one of the more than 200 churches around the world that will host Night to Shine sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation simultaneously on Friday, February ...

Not Your Ordinary Bridal Show - Indie Wed is coming to KC

Feb. 9, 2016

The first annual Indie Wed Bridal Show will be head Sunday, February 28 from 10 - 4 PM at the Bauer Event Space in the Crossroads Arts District. Started in Chicago in 2009, Indie Wed is a bridal show like none you’ve ever seen: where the guests are invited to mix and mingle among over 40 independent vendors in an ...

Academy Bank Opens New Branches in Missouri and Kansas

Feb. 9, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 9, 2016) – Academy Bank, a family-owned bank based in Kansas City, announces the opening of two new branch locations in Wal-Mart Super Centers at 600 Coronado Dr., Blue Springs, Mo., and 10824 Parallel Parkway near Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. The branch locations are the first Academy Bank retail sites to open in the ...

STEREOTYPES TO CIVIL RIGHTS: BLACK PAPER DOLLS IN AMERICA Exhibit of encyclopedic collection opens February 20, 2016

Feb. 9, 2016

February 9, 2016 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – Paper dolls provide a glimpse into the history of racial perceptions in a new exhibit at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures. Featuring the private collection of noted author, lecturer, and collector Arabella Grayson, Stereotypes to Civil Rights: Black Paper Dolls in America documents the 150-year evolution of cultural images of African ...

Into the Woods at Just Off Broadway Theater

Feb. 9, 2016

Everything is different in the woods. There are giants in the sky, magic beans, and a wicked witch but none like you have ever seen. Follow along on the journey of some of our favorite fairy tale characters re-imagined in this dark and exciting musical. She & Her Productions presents Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim. Just Off Broadway Theater ...

FREE dental care for children

Feb. 9, 2016

Contact: Tacie Diehl 816-452-2000 Event Date- February 13, 2016 Where: 5708 North Broadway, Gladstone, MO. When: 2/13/16 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. Why: Dr. Marx likes to help people. He wants children to have a positive attitude toward dentistry. Also, he knows that sometimes parents need a little help. Northland dentist Robert G. Marx began Have a Heart Day, one ...

Free Safe Boating Class Announced

Feb. 8, 2016

Why sit at home dreaming about warmer weather and time on the water when you can be learning how to be safe when the time comes? Come join the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at a free one-day boating safety course. Topics covered by the course include boat types and marine motors, pre-underway activities and trailering, boat handling and navigation rules, ...


Feb. 8, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Feb. 8, 2016 Longtime Kansas City PBS affiliate will launch new logo and feature multi-level media services KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After 55 years as Kansas City’s only community-supported public television station, KCPT will unveil its new logo as the culminating piece of the media company’s two-year brand renovation process. KCPT will unveil its new logo ...

Martin City Melodrama Presents: ‘The Wizard of Paws!’ (c)

Feb. 8, 2016


Call for Artists for 12th Images Art Gallery Juried Show

Feb. 8, 2016

Images Art Gallery is calling for entries to its 12th annual juried show. Opening reception is 6-9 p.m., Friday, April 15, at the gallery at 7320 W. 8oth St., Overland Park, Kansas. The awards announcement will be at 7 p.m. Juror is painter Nicole Emanuel. Deadline for entries is March 1. Show opens April 15 and runs to May 14. ...

Unity World Headquarters Appoints New CFO

Feb. 8, 2016

David Vest has been named the chief financial officer of Unity World Headquarters at Unity Village. Vest replaces former CFO Guy Swanson, who was named president and chief operating officer in January. Vest joined Unity World Headquarters in 2001 as controller. Prior to joining Unity, he was vice president of finance at BeyondNow Technologies in Overland Park, Kansas. Vest also ...

Ellen Bass to Deliver Annual Robert R. Burke, S.J., Memorial Poetry Reading

Feb. 8, 2016

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 Feb. 8, 2016 Kansas City, Missouri — California-based poet Ellen Bass will be the guest of Midwest Poets Series at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 3, to deliver the annual Robert R. Burke, S.J., Memorial Reading. The annual reading is named for the former Rockhurst University faculty member, defender of art and expressive ...


Feb. 8, 2016

TOPEKA, KAN., FEB. 5, 2016 – AT&T* today announced that it has added 17,163 additional business customer locations to its fiber network in Kansas since 2012, when the company began its aggressive fiber expansion program. Nationally, the expansion helped extend AT&T’s U.S. fiber network another 76,000 route miles, bringing the total to nearly 500,000 miles and reaching 1 million new ...

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