Balance Innovations, BOK Financial team up

Sept. 17, 2014

Lenexa, Kan.: Balance Innovations has partnered with BOK Financial Corp. on electronic check processing services to provide retailers with additional processing options and features. BOK Financial will serve as one of the processing clearinghouses for ACH and Check 21 transactions processed by retailers using Balance Innovations’ vbEPIX electronic back office check conversion solution. vbEPIX processes all check types, including personal, ...

Mustela Vision Productions To Map Kansas City’s Human-Animal History with Grant from Missouri Humanities Council

Sept. 17, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo., (Sept. 9, 2014) - Mustela Vision Productions has received a $2,500 grant from the Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) in support of an interactive, web-based project to map the historical connections between humans and animals in the creation and life of Kansas City. The project, currently in production, will launch online in November. The support continues MHC’s commitment ...

First National Bank and OPSF Reinvest in Community

Sept. 17, 2014

For Release Thursday, September 18, 8:30am Contact: Cindy VonFeldt, Executive Director Olathe Public Schools Foundation 315 N. Lindenwood Dr. Olathe, KS 66062 (913) 780-8222 (Olathe, KS) First National Bank and the Olathe Public Schools Foundation team up to bring a state-of-the-art plasma cutter to the Olathe Advanced Technical Center this fall. Through their Community Reinvestment Grant, First National Bank ...

BFTAA &Time Warner Cable team up to host the Inaugura Kansas City Computer Olympics

Sept. 16, 2014

09/17/2014 George Walker, President, Black Family Technology Awareness Association 816-805-0406 The Black Family Technology Awareness Association & Time Warner Cable team up to host the Inaugural Kansas City Computer Olympics Fun events and challenges promote technology, science and engineering awareness Kansas City, MO. — The Black Family Technology Awareness Association (BFTAA) is excited to announce the inaugural “Kansas City ...

Bethany College announces Fall Alumni Awards

Sept. 16, 2014

LINDSBORG, KAN., September 16, 2014 – Bethany College will honor Athletic Hall of Honor inductees, Alumni Coach of the Year, and Bethany Athletic Association Award of Merit recipients during the Fall Alumni Awards Recognition on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 12:30 p.m. in Stroble-Gibson Athletic Center. The three alumni who will be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Honor are Dave ...

Fairfield County Renovators Provides the Best Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling in Fairfield CT

Sept. 16, 2014

Fairfield County, September 12, 2014 - Fairfield County Renovators guarantees the most reliable and outstanding bathroom and kitchen remodeling in Fairfield CT. This contractor is now recognized as the best service provider for bathroom and kitchen remodeling, and handyman services. There are more exciting and irresistible offers that people should expect. Being the leader in the industry is a great ...

MU Surgeon Uses New Minimally Invasive Technology To Treat Artery Disease

Sept. 16, 2014

Todd Vogel, M.D., chief of vascular surgery at University of Missouri Health Care, is using new catheter-based imaging technology that for the first time allows physicians to see inside a vessel while treating peripheral arterial disease. Peripheral arterial disease is a common circulatory problem in which plaque builds up inside arteries of the legs, blocking blood flow. The initial symptoms ...

3rd Annual Celebrate Single Moms

Sept. 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sherrill King Tel: 253-653-0795 Email: Date: 9/12/14 Join single mothers from around the Kansas City area for a FREE evening of pampering for moms, fun activities for the kids, dinner, grocery and clothing give away, as well as free oil change vouchers to the first 200 mothers who register in person on the day of ...

The Freelance Exchange of Kansas City Presents: 2014 Showcase

Sept. 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Cortés Founder/President The Freelance Exchange of Kansas City 913.484.8350 FX Showcase connects businesses with local talent KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 16, 2014) — The Freelance Exchange (FX) is gearing up to host the annual Showcase on Thursday, October 2nd, from 3 pm-7 pm, at The Overland Park Convention Center. Members of the local business ...

YMCA and Ball’s Price Chopper Team Up to Promote Healthy Lifestyles Among Hispanics

Sept. 16, 2014

Ball’s Price Chopper and the YMCA are partnering to host a family event on September 20th to promote healthy living in the Kansas City community. The YMCA and its Salsa, Sabor y Salud program aims to combat widespread problems such as obesity and diabetes not only across the Hispanic population – but among all people in the United States. Salsa, ...

Celebrating 25 Years of Building Homes, Communities and Hope in Eastern Jackson County

Sept. 16, 2014

Celebrating 25 Years of Building Homes, Communities and Hope in Eastern Jackson County Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity’s Hard Hats & High Heels Gala set for September 27th at Adams Pointe Conference Center Contact: Carla Simpson, Development Director Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity Office: 816.461.6551 Cell: 816.797.9455 September 16, 2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI – Truman Heritage ...

Shawnee Mission Health to Paint the Town Pink in October

Sept. 16, 2014

Pink Lighting Ceremony at Prairie Village Shopping Center to Kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Feature Breast Cancer Survivor Rita Hunt and Cast a Pink Light on the Importance of Early Detection Merriam, Kan. – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Shawnee Mission Health – in partnership with The Village Shops in Prairie Village – will “Paint the Town ...

Fast-growing behavioral health care company expands leadership team

Sept. 15, 2014

For more information, contact: Deborah Mower 816-994-1519 Fast-growing Behavioral Health Care Company Expands Leadership Team KANSAS CITY, Mo. – September 15, 2014 – Fast-growing behavioral health care company continues to hire and expand its leadership team. New Directions Behavioral Health® (New Directions) has hired Dr. John Langlow as Medical Director and Sesha Mudunuri as Corporate Vice President for Claims, ...

Paxico Blues Festival to attract thousands on Sept. 20

Sept. 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Paxico Blues Festival Brings Thousands Together in Small Town for Over a Decade PAXICO, KS- September 20, 2014- The Paxico Blues Festival will celebrate 11 years of big city blues in a small town setting when several thousand festival goers venture to downtown Paxico on September 20 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. to enjoy local ...

Olathe cancer survivor going bald for a cause

Sept. 15, 2014

CONTACT: Leesa Gabel 913-907-5316 OLATHE CANCER SURVIVOR WILL GO BALD TO FIGHT CANCER ON 10/17. Joining thousands across the country in Be Bold, Be Bald! fundraising event. OLATHE, KS—For many cancer patients, going bald is not a choice. It is just one of the many challenges they face as they bravely fight the disease. On October 17, Leesa Gabel ...

Free small business block party slated

Sept. 15, 2014

Join BMO Harris Bank for a free B to B networking event on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 11am to 1pm at the BMO Harris branch located at 11301 Nall, Leawood. Bankers will be on hand to answer your financial questions about how BMO Harris can help you better manage your business. Free food and drinks. No registration necessary. If you ...

Lawrence Bank, Great American Bank of De Soto to merge

Sept. 15, 2014

9/15/14 FIRST FINANCIAL BANCSHARES, INC. PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE 9/25/14 For additional information contact Vickie Knight VP Lawrence Bank 785-856-9411 BANK MERGER ANNOUNCED (LAWRENCE, KS) First Financial Bancshares of Lawrence, Kansas has announced that its two banks (Lawrence Bank, Lawrence, KS and Great American Bank, De Soto, KS) will merge effective September 30, 2014. Les Dreiling, President of both Lawrence ...

Leopold Gallery donates sculpture for school benefit

Sept. 15, 2014

Kansas City, MO, September 15, 2014 – The Leopold Gallery, a nationally ranked gallery and art consultancy based in Brookside, has donated a Lyman Whitaker Wind Sculpture to St. John LaLande School for its annual fundraising event. The sculpture will be auctioned on November 8 with proceeds earmarked for a computer technology upgrade and replacement of 30 year-old classroom furniture ...

K-State to Host Hoop Scoop for Women clinic Oct. 11

Sept. 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2014 K-State to Host Hoop Scoop for Women Clinic Oct. 11 MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber and his coaching staff will host an inaugural Hoop Scoop for Women clinic on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Basketball Training Facility. The clinic will give attendees an exclusive ...

Kansas City, Kan., library gets new bookmobile

Sept. 15, 2014

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2014 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: Get a first look at the new, state of the art KCKPL bookmobile KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library is holding a ribbon cutting to celebrate the launch of its brand new bookmobile. The ...

Autumn in Cottonwood Falls features Christmas open house

Sept. 15, 2014

CHISTMAS OPEN HOUSES are the highlight of AUTUMN in COTTONWOOD FALLS, the second event of the triennial series, Seasons in Cottonwood Falls. Oct. 10th, 11th, and 12th. Located in the heart of the Flint Hills of Kansas, Cottonwood Falls is an easy and picturesque drive from Kansas City, Wichita, Topeka, Manhattan, and Lawrence. Stroll beautiful, brick lined Broadway Street while ...

First Baptist Church of North Kansas City hosts ‘Trunk or Treat’ family Halloween event

Sept. 15, 2014

“Trunk or Treat”, a safe, family event, will be held at First Baptist Church of North Kansas City, MO located at 2205 Iron Street on Halloween night, Friday, October 31, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. In the church parking lot, church members will be handing out candy from their decorated car trunks to the evening’s trick-or-treaters (12 years old ...

Locally filmed feature ‘Spirits’ selected for Los Vegas film festival

Sept. 15, 2014

The locally filmed feature "Spirits" has been chosen as an official selection for the Los Vegas film fest Pollygrind ( This is a huge accomplishment for Extreme Entertianment as the film is a true experiment. Spirits was filmed in February of 2013 in one location in the Northland and stars 4 high school students who find themselves in a particularly ...

Getting Ready for Winter: Is Your Car Ready for Snow and Ice?

Sept. 15, 2014

Winter is fast approaching and El Nino is knocking at our door! According to the 2015 Farmers’ Almanac, the winter of 2014-2015 is going to be another tough one, with below-normal temperatures gripping about three-quarters of the nation. Now is the time to think about preparing your car for winter driving. Cold weather can be particularly tough on cars, and ...

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