Meet and greet book signing for 20 local authors, artists

Sept. 18, 2014

Local Author/Artist Signing Event Sunday, September 28th Following both services at Unity Church of Overland Park 10:00 am to 11:00 am and noon to 1:00 pm 10300 Antioch Road Overland Park, KS 66212 This is an opportunity for you to meet and greet twenty local authors, performers, and artists. You will have the opportunity to purchase their books or CDs ...

Tuuli Armor introduces affordable tornado protection

Sept. 18, 2014

Steven Anderson 417-396-0134 Joplin, MO - Tuuli Armor is introducing the world’s first affordable, mobile, and puncture- resistant tornado protection for individuals and families. Inventor Steven Anderson and his family weathered the 2011 Joplin tornado covered only by a mattress on their hallway floor. After the massive storm, he began searching for a better way to protect ...

Dan Fast elected president of Petroleum & Convenience Store Association of Kansas

Sept. 18, 2014

Dan Fast, President of Pic-Quik, Inc., Hutchinson, was elected president of the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas (PMCA of Kansas) during the association’s 100th annual convention at The Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, Wichita, on September 15, 2014. Fast has been a member of the association’s executive committee for the past three years. He has also served on ...

Wayne Reed honored for service to Kansas petroleum industry

Sept. 18, 2014

Wayne Reed, former President of Bennington Oil Company, Minneapolis, KS, was recently awarded the 2014 PMCA Distinguished Service Award by members of the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas (PMCA of Kansas). Reed received the citation on September 15, 2014 during the association’s 100th annual convention at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, Wichita. The distinguished service award is ...

Whimsical Woods program returns to Ernie Miller Park on Oct. 11

Sept. 18, 2014

There's nothing scary about a Halloween special event being offered at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park in mid-October. The program is called Whimsical Woods and is for all ages with ages 11 and younger accompanied by a parent or guardian. Participants will enjoy a walk on the park's trail with the award-winning staff of the ...

Sunset Walk for 50 plus takes participants to Black Hoof Park on Oct. 10

Sept. 18, 2014

Head with us to Lenexa to walk at Black Hoof Park as the sun sets during a program being offered in early October by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program is called the Sunset Walk and will take place on Friday, Oct. 10. Participants will take a mile-long walk up to a ...

Teen Career & Life Building program offered on Oct. 10

Sept. 18, 2014

Equipping young adults with confidence and life skills to help them succeed in future life endeavors is the goal of a new program for teens being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in early October. The program is called Teen Career & Life Building and is for ages 13 to 18. Teens will learn helpful interviewing skills, ...

Lee’s Summit’s Legacy Park is October destination for 50 Plus fall Strolling program

Sept. 18, 2014

Leisurely stroll through Lee's Summit's Legacy Park during the next Wednesday Walks program offering being presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Legacy Park is a 692-acre facility featuring a 22-acre lake, various sports fields, an amphitheater, and a 4.7-mile trail. This one-mile walk is expected to require an easy level of exertion. ...

Experience local talent at free Senior Follies on Oct. 5 at Jewish Community Center

Sept. 18, 2014

This year's Senior Follies promises an exciting afternoon of great entertainment. Now in its eighth year, the 2014 Follies will take place beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Jewish Community Center, 5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park. The event generally lasts about two hours and is free of charge for both audiences and performers. About 20 ...

Gardner Police Officers Receive Bronze Award for Valor

Sept. 18, 2014

The Gardner Police Department is proud to announce Sergeant Steve Benz and Officer Cody Waggoner as recipients of the "Bronze Award for Valor" from the Kansas City Metro Chiefs and Sheriffs Association. Recipients of the "Bronze award for Valor" are recognized for their level of professionalism and commitment above and beyond the normal call of service. The officers were nominated ...

La Cucaracha Press moves to a new location with a focus on community

Sept. 18, 2014

Kansas City, MO Sept. 17th, 2014 - After three years at City Ice Arts, La Cucaracha Press has moved and opened it’s new shop with a plan to return to it’s community-based roots. They have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help out fit their new shop to facilitate events, classes and programs related to the art of printmaking. Their goal ...

KU School of Music announces 2014-2015 Lied Center concert season and reduced price season ticket package

Sept. 18, 2014

Media Contact: J.D. Warnock KU School of Music 785-864-9742 LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas School of Music is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 KU School of Music Concerts at the Lied Center season. The concert season includes 19 shows featuring the incredible talents of students, faculty and visiting artists. KU Collage Concert - 15th Annual at 7:30 p.m. ...

School of Music presents the 15th Annual KU Collage Concert at the Lied Center on Sept. 19

Sept. 18, 2014

Media Contact: J.D. Warnock KU School of Music Communications Coordinator 785-864-9742 LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Music will kick off the new school year with the 15th annual KU Collage Concert, an exciting opportunity for the Lawrence-area community to experience KU's vibrant music culture through performances featuring the talents of students and faculty. This year’s concert ...

Tiffany Greens Golf Club Announces New Indoor Performance Center

Sept. 18, 2014

Tiffany Greens Golf Club and Chuck Evans, a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher, have teamed together to open their high-performance indoor training center for golfers. With winter fast approaching, golfers from around the Kansas City area will now access to the new 3 bay, indoor performance center. The center has the latest in technology including 3D Doppler Radar for ball ...

Feast Magazine Debuts in Kansas City September 27th

Sept. 18, 2014

Feast Magazine Debuts in Kansas City on September 27 Kansas City, Missouri – September 17, 2014 – Feast Magazine ( is expanding to a regional presence, covering the state of Missouri with a focus on St. Louis and Kansas City, as well as Eastern Kansas and Southern Illinois. The magazine’s October issue launches in Kansas City on Saturday, September 27, ...

Area Students Ready to Take the Stage

Sept. 17, 2014

Kansas City, Missouri, September 17, 2014– Owen/Cox Dance Group’s Take the Stage Program is set to get 4th grade students across Kansas City moving and thinking! Take the Stage brings high-quality music and dance education directly into the classroom to uplift children in our community who need it most. Backed by funds from the Missouri Arts Council, Country Club Christian ...

Repticon Kansas City September 27 & 28, 2014

Sept. 17, 2014

Repticon makes further headway into Kansas in February 2014 with the exciting arrival of Repticon Kansas City! Hosted in the Abdallah Shrine Center, enthusiasts will enjoy this opportunity of another great reptile and exotic animal show with thousands of top quality animals not found anywhere else in the area. The complete experience includes socializing with fellow herpers in interactive live ...

Linden Baptist Church Hosts “Trunk or Treat” Event

Sept. 17, 2014

“Trunk or Treat”, a safe, family event, will be held at Linden Baptist Church located at 611 NE 69th Street in Kansas City, MO on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. In the church parking lot, church members will be handing out candy from their decorated car trunks. Inside there will be games & prizes, crafts, a ...

Arrow Fabricare Services Celebrates 100 Years of Service

Sept. 17, 2014

Arrow Fabricare Services Leslie Wright Marketing and Advertising Manager 816-931-2452 Kansas City, MO, September 2014 – A milestone is fast approaching for Arrow Fabricare Services, as it announces its 100-year anniversary this September. A celebration is planned in December in Kansas City, MO to celebrate their 100 years in business. The event is being held to celebrate with ...


Sept. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gene R. Baldwin 316-371-2908 9-16-14 BALDWIN RECIEVES 2014 TURNAROUND MANAGEMENT AWARD OVERLAND PARK, KANS. - Gene R. Baldwin was recently was awarded the 2014 Best Small Company Transaction Award from the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), according to Mark Switzer, TMA Director of Marketing and Communications. The award recognizes his involvement in the turnaround and subsequent ...

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. Acquires 196 Unit Apartment Complex in Ankeny, IA

Sept. 17, 2014

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. Acquires 196 Unit Apartment Complex in Ankeny, IA North Kansas City, MO – September 17, 2014 – Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. (“MRTI”), a real estate investment trust with corporate headquarters located in North Kansas City, MO, has completed the acquisition of a 77% equity interest in Applewood Partners L.P., (“Applewood”), primarily from affiliates of MRTI’s board ...

Cloverleaf Office Park Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Employment for Norman Johnson

Sept. 17, 2014

Overland Park, KS—A surprise catered luncheon was held for Norman Johnson on September 17, 2014, in celebration of 60 years of employment with Bear & Bear Associates, the owner of Cloverleaf Office Park. Norman was hired in August 1964 by Jack Bear, the Park’s developer. Norman worked side-by-side with Jack to build and manage the Park, which is comprised of ...

Veterans Town Hall Hosted By Kansas City VA Medical Center

Sept. 17, 2014

The Kansas City VA Medical Center will be hosting a Veterans’ Town Hall on Thursday, September 18th at 3:30 pm. The event will be held at the Honor Annex, 4251 Northern Avenue, Kansas City, MO. Media representatives are welcome to attend and videotape the event; however this is not a press conference and no questions will be accepted from the ...

Growth Spurs Addition of New Staff for Ad Agency

Sept. 17, 2014

Dawn Kidwell joins EAG Advertising & Marketing’s expanding marketing team. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 17, 2014) – EAG Advertising & Marketing (EAG) today announced the addition of Dawn Kidwell to the position of Account Director. Kidwell will lead marketing initiatives for a number of EAG’s Kansas City-based clients. “We are thrilled to bring Dawn’s talents, energy and enthusiasm to EAG,” ...

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