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 ...

KC-area company integrates with national real estate giant

Aug. 22, 2014

United States Appraisals, a leader in the appraisal management industry, today announced full integration of its proprietary software platform with Encompass, Ellie Mae’s all-in-one mortgage management solution. The software will streamline and accelerate the appraisal process for loan applications that flow through Encompass by automating data and other entry components and providing thorough, up-to-date appraisal status information. The proprietary platform’s ...

Black Sheep Apparel Co. launches funding campaign in KC

Aug. 21, 2014

We are Black Sheep Apparel Co., a local clothing company that aspires to put Kansas City on the map as a streetwear producing city. We are asking for help from the public to fund our Kickstarter campaign goal of $1500. Great rewards for those who donate. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1363665431/black-sheep-apparel-co http://www.blacksheepapparelco.com/

Gutenberg Bible, Magna Carta on display at Benedictine College

Aug. 21, 2014

Some of the most historic documents in the world will be on display side-by-side this fall, and the general public can see them all for free. Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., is pleased to bring “The Wisdom of the Ages,” a major exhibition from The Remnant Trust, Inc., to the area. The spectacular collection includes a page from one of ...

Off the Wall’ art benefit for Sheffield Place to be Oct. 23

Aug. 21, 2014

What: Kansas City, MO – Event to benefit programs that empower healing and self-sufficiency for homeless, mother-led families at Sheffield Place. Sheffield Place, a treatment and transitional living center for homeless mothers and their children will hold the annual ‘Off the Wall’ art event to benefit children’s and family programs at the agency. The event will take will feature food, ...

Rare coin and metals dealer offers in-store Bitcoin ATM

Aug. 21, 2014

CoinSolutions The Midwest’s leader in Virtual Currency applications has placed it's first Bitcoin ATM machine in Raymore MO. The machine is available to use immediately at C and D Coins, located at 203 North Madison Street, Raymore MO. Tutorial and educational information is available at the location. Bitcoin is a form of digital currency , created and held electronically. It ...

2015 Missouri Arts Awards nominations open through Sept. 8

Aug. 21, 2014

The Missouri Arts Council, a division of the Department of Economic Development, is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Missouri Arts. Each year, the Council recognizes Missourians who have made profound and lasting contributions to the cultural and artistic climate of the state. The Council is seeking nominations in six categories: Arts Education, Arts Organization, Creative Community, Individual Artist, Leadership ...

Clifford H. Frazier Jr., former KC Chief and Hollywood actor, dies at 61

Aug. 20, 2014

(St. Louis, MO) - Clifford H. Frazier, Jr. was seemingly destined for a life lived among the giants of the world. Born on November 23, 1952 in St. Louis, County weighing in a whopping 9 lbs, 14 oz., he grew to become a larger than life figure on the football field, on the big and small screens of Hollywood and ...

Hammerpress celebrates 20 years in business with weeklong festivities

Aug. 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/20/14 Kansas City, Mo. – In celebration of 20 years in business, Hammerpress will host a week of daily events through the week of Tuesday, September 16 through Saturday, September 20, 2014, including print demonstrations, shop tours & hands-on opportunities. During the week, commemorative Hammerpress goods will be available including limited edition prints, Hammerpress t-shirts, and other ...

Kutak Rock Attorneys recognized by 2015 Best Lawyers in America

Aug. 20, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Aug. 18, 2014 – Kutak Rock is pleased to announce that six of its Kansas City and Wichita attorneys are included in the 21st edition of the Best Lawyers in America publication. The lawyers are listed among 56 total Kutak Rock attorneys recognized in the Best Lawyers 2015 listing. Four honored Kansas City attorneys include: Jack ...

Fidelity Bank adds to Kansas City commercial lending team

Aug. 20, 2014

Fidelity Bank has added Adam Buerger as a Kansas City-area commercial lender. Based out of Fidelity’s newest office at 14435 Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, Buerger is helping manage the Bank’s loan portfolio while building new customer relationships. “We are excited to have Adam contributing to our expansion in the Kansas City market,” said Tim Nelson, Fidelity’s chief lending officer. ...

New Beginners Pickleball Tournament is Sept. 13 at MAWSC’s Okun Fieldhouse

Aug. 20, 2014

Sept. 5 is the deadline for registering for a new mid-September Beginner Pickleball Tournament being presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This event will take place beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Okun Fieldhouse, located in the Mid-America West Sports Complex, 20200 Johnson Drive, Shawnee. Pickleball is a ...

Monarchs & Wildflowers event is Sept. 13 at Ernie Miller Park

Aug. 20, 2014

Celebrating the monarch butterfly's amazing annual migration is the aim of a special event set for Sept. 13 at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park, 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Monarchs & Wildflowers is the name of the event, which is for children ages eight and up accompanied by a parent or guardian. Participants will ...

Kansas History Museum Trail is September destination for 50 Plus fall Strolling program

Aug. 20, 2014

Make new friends while exploring nature during a series of three fall walks being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The program is called Fall Strolling and will kick off with a walk on Sept. 10 at the Kansas History Museum in Topeka. This trail includes a wealth of information, a rope ...

Home School Creativity Studio program offered for ages 6-12 beginning Sept. 10

Aug. 20, 2014

Home school students will enjoy a variety of art activities during a program offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for youth ages six to 12 beginning in early September. The class is called Creativity Studio and is designed to supplement and support home school efforts. This six-week program will give students a chance to take part in ...

Pooches and Pies day trip set for Sept. 9

Aug. 20, 2014

Travel to a small town in north-central Kansas to visit two very different but interesting businesses during an early September day trip being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The trip is called Pooches and Pies. Participants will journey to Washington, Kansas, which is located north of Junction City near the Nebraska ...

Sept. 5 is registration deadline for Girls on the Run track program for grades 3-5

Aug. 20, 2014

Educating and preparing girls in grades three through five for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living is the goal of a track program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program is called Girls on the Run. Using a well-researched curriculum, the program teaches life lessons through fun interactive games combined with training for a ...

SFS Architecture Announces Plans for New Crossroads Office

Aug. 20, 2014

Contact: Carol Martin Tracy Telephone: 816/474-1397 Email: cmtracy@sfsarch.com Kansas City, MO – After celebrating 40 years of performance driven design in 2013, SFS is poised for continued long-term success with a growing client base and diversity of projects, an expanding staff and plans for a new office in the Crossroads District. Since its founding, the firm’s client-focused process has resulted ...

Longtime USD 204 Teacher Earns City’s Highest Honor

Aug. 20, 2014

For immediate release: August 19, 2014 Longtime Bonner Springs High School Teacher to Receive City’s Highest Honor Bonner Springs, KS – Chris Wood, a Language Arts teacher who has served 47 years with Bonner Springs High School, will be honored for her contributions to the community. Wood has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the Marion Vaughn Community Service ...


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