Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is Featured as One of The Fastest Growing Companies in America on the 2014 INC. 500/5000 List

Aug. 26, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: St. Louis, MO (August 26, 2014) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage-banking firm, is thrilled to announce they have been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America, according to the 2014 INC. 500/5000 list. This exclusive ranking is a huge honor for Cornerstone as it marks the 4th consecutive year ...

Chavez joins Fidelity Bank’s mortgage lending division

Aug. 26, 2014

CONTACT: Al Sanchez, Marketing Director, SVP/Fidelity Bank or 316-268-7233 (Overland Park, KS) --- Fidelity Bank has added Pamela Chavez as a Kansas City-area residential loan officer. As an experienced residential lender and real estate professional, Chavez looks to bolster Fidelity’s loan origination activity and build relationships with area Realtors and homebuilders. “Pamela is well-versed in the nuances of the ...

White House to Honor Local Jim Allen, Jr and his Startup, Honor Capital, LLC

Aug. 26, 2014

On Monday, August 25, 2014 the White House announced that James S. Allen, Jr., co-founder of Honor Capital, LLC, a Kansas City native and Navy Veteran, has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the “Veteran Entrepreneur-Champions of Change” award. James (Jim) Allen, Jr. will formally receive the designation on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM ET at the ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents/Staff to “Walk Across America” in September

Aug. 26, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 26, 2014) – Residents and staff of Tallgrass Creek retirement community will participate September 1 -30 in a “Walk Across America” fitness project in which they will keep track of the time -- and distances -- they walk. They will walk each day in and around their 65-acre campus in Overland Park, KS. They will be ...

Mid-America Pool Renovation Completes Boulder Indoor Pool Project Ahead of Schedule

Aug. 26, 2014

Kansas City, MO, August 26, 2014: Mid-America Pool Renovation, Inc. completed its restoration of the North Boulder Recreation Center's (NBRC) huge indoor pool complex two days ahead of schedule. NBRC allocated ten days for the massive renovation, and the pool renovation company completed it in eight. This permits the popular indoor pool complex located in Boulder, Colorado to reopen without ...

10 Kansas medical practices selected for Family Medicine Tobacco Office Champion project

Aug. 26, 2014

WICHITA, KANSAS – Kansas Academy of Family Physicians (KAFP) announces the 10 medical practices selected to participate in the Family Medicine Tobacco Office Champion (FMTOC) program. The 10 practices selected, their city, physician champion and office champion are: • AFC Doctors Express, Wichita, Samrah Mansoor, MD and Mansoor Tahir • Bluestem Medical, Quinter, Doug Gruenbacher, MD and Heather Hargitt • ...

Scarlett Garnet launches new gypsy-inspired jewelry collection Wanderlust with party at The Farmhouse Restaurant.

Aug. 25, 2014

For Immediate Release: August 25, 2014 For More Information: Garnet Griebel Co-owner of Scarlett Garnet Jewelry 816-914-5739 Scarlett Garnet launches new gypsy-inspired jewelry collection Wanderlust with party at The Farmhouse Restaurant. Kansas City, MO - September 4, 2014 Scarlett Garnet Jewelry will celebrate the launch of its new collection, Wanderlust, from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sept 4 at ...

Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts celebrates 10th anniversary

Aug. 25, 2014

Contact Person: Danielle Merrick, Executive Director,, 816-974-8522 The Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The KCVLAA is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization formed in May 2004 with the mission to serve artists residing in greater Kansas City metropolitan area, western Missouri and eastern Kansas. The organization provides legal and accounting assistance to ...

Overland Park’s Object Technology Solutions named to Inc. 5000 list

Aug. 25, 2014

Overland Park, KS - For the 8th time, Object Technology Solutions has made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. A global provider of IT solutions and services, OTSI enjoyed growth of 59% over the last three years, adding 120 jobs, to exceed a total of over 300 employees. Headquartered in Overland Park, OTSI has offices ...

Under a Harvest Moon: Filipino Association Celebrates the Fall Tradition “September Affair”

Aug. 25, 2014

The Filipino Association of Greater Kansas City proudly hosts its grand autumn hallmark, the 2014 September Affair, to be held on September 13 at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center (1 E Pershing Rd). It is traditionally the organization’s most anticipated social event and largest fundraising gala of the year. Nearly 500 guests are expected to attend this extravagant ...

Belton Fall Festival Announces Entertainment Lineup

Aug. 25, 2014

For More Information: Sally Smith 816-322-0200 The entertainment lineup has been announced for the 11th annual Belton Fall Festival, Sept. 12th & 13th. The festival will be held on Belton’s Historic Main Street. The festival will open at 5:00pm on Friday, Sept. 12th with a flag presentation by the Sons of the American Revolution followed by comments from Mayor ...


Aug. 25, 2014

Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gallery Contact: Dan Frueh, (816) 510-6557 Artist Contact: Brittany Ficken, (319) 431-9360 The Trap Gallery is pleased to announce: TRADE LOOK SHIP a regional postal/cultural exchange presented by Archive Collective Kansas City Opening Reception: Friday September 5th, 2014 6-9pm Milwaukee Opening Reception: Friday September 19th, 2014 6-9pm Chicago Opening Reception: Friday September 26th, 2014 6-9pm ...

Best-Selling Business Author Patrick Lencioni to Speak at Benedictine College

Aug. 25, 2014

Nationally-known business consultant Patrick Lencioni, author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, will be the keynote speaker for the academic year’s Opening Convocation at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 11:00 a.m. The presentation will take place in the Ralph Nolan Gymnasium inside the St. John Paul II Student Center on the college campus located ...

LightEdge Solutions Completes ISO 20000 Certification

Aug. 25, 2014

LightEdge Solutions is pleased to announce that it has successfully obtained the ISO 20000 certification. Completing the certification, which is the first international standard for IT service management, is a significant competitive differentiator in the IT services industry. The process to become ISO 20000 certified includes multiple audits, constant reviews and improvements to stay current on the highest standard of ...


Aug. 25, 2014

Media Contact: Laura Jung 913-660-9626 INTOUCH SOLUTIONS EARNS SPOT ON 2014 INC. 5000 LIST OF FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES Overland Park, Kan. (August 25, 2014) — Intouch Solutions, a marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, earned a position on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list. This competitive list showcases the fastest growing companies in America. Based in Kansas City, with offices ...

Men of MSU Sigma Pi Seek to “Diffuse Culture, Develop Character”

Aug. 25, 2014

Community Service and Philanthropy Events Highlight Fraternity Values in Upcoming Semester Springfield, MO, August 25, 2014– Fifty-two college men at Missouri State University are pioneering a movement to redefine society’s idea of what it really means to be in a fraternity, one puppy at a time. Today, Sigma Pi will begin their crusade to create positive relationships with their university ...

Local elementary school recognized nationally as a school of excellence

Aug. 24, 2014

Contact: Amanda Reese 913-952-4900 Comanche Elementary and Comanche PTA Recognized Nationally as a School of Excellence Overland Park, Kansas (8-25-2014) — National PTA® has recognized Comanche Elementary School and Comanche PTA as a National PTA School of Excellence for their achievement in building effective family-school partnerships. Research shows that when families and schools work together, student achievement increases, schools improve ...

FGI KC offers panel discussion on turning your passion into a business

Aug. 22, 2014

FGI KC's Turning Your Passion Into A Business - A Panel Discussion and Brunch SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER, 28TH 11-1 pm at Historic Kansas City’s Downtown Hotel Phillips 106 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105 Participating Panelist: LAURA KATHLEEN of Project Runway and Project Runway All Stars. This St. Louis designer began working on her career in fashion when she was ...

Kansas City Pagan Pride Day and Craft Faire slated Sept. 28

Aug. 22, 2014

Join us on September 28th from 10 am to 6 pm to learn more about the often misunderstood religion of Paganism at our Harvest Celebration. The 16th Annual Kansas City Pagan Pride Day 2014 and Craft Faire is being held at the Merriam Marketplace, 5740 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This is a FREE event ...

Baker University to host career enhancement workshop at Overland Park campus

Aug. 22, 2014

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies is hosting a career enhancement workshop from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, at its Overland Park campus, 7301 College Blvd. Part of Baker’s professional development series, the event is free and open to the public. The workshop will focus on resume writing and interviewing skills. Marti Miller of Bridge ...

Lathrop & Gage welcomes two attorneys in Kansas City

Aug. 22, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2014) – Lathrop & Gage LLP announced recently that Sean T. Foley has joined as an associate in the firm’s toxic and mass tort practice and Devon J. Steinmeyer has joined as an associate in the firm’s corporate practice. Sean Foley focuses his practice on personal injury, premises liability, product liability and tortious interference litigation. ...

Stiletto Gym to host Pole Dance America, auditioning men to participate

Aug. 22, 2014

National Pole Dance Preliminary in Lee’s Summit, Missouri is seeking Male Competitors. WHO: Studio owner Carla Mock will be the hostess of the National Preliminary and Food Drive and search for Male representation. WHAT: Pole Dance America Preliminary #22 of 22 nationwide competitions that allows Women and Men ages 16 and up to win a spot in the 2015 PDA ...

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