Hometown Teams: Smithsonian exhibition travels to Greensburg

May 4, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Kathryn Ritter, Executive Director Kiowa County Historical Museum (620) 723-1125; info@kiowacountyksmuseum.org Tracy Quillin, Associate Director Kansas Humanities Council (785) 357-0359; tracy@kansashumanities.org Hometown Teams: Smithsonian exhibition travels to Greensburg Greensburg, Kan. – Kiowa County Historical Museum hosts the “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition May ...

Overland Park,KS, Retirees are Keeping Fit on Land — and on Water

May 4, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 4, 2015) -- Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents are enjoying more group exercise classes – everything from Dance Fusion to Aqua Core 'n More to Strength Training – on land and on water these days. The fitness schedule was recently updated and enhanced by Fitness Specialist Camin Bell and Wellness Coordinator Cydney Cunningham, who both joined ...

Boy Scouts and KC Parks Partner to Beautify Kansas City

May 4, 2015

(Kansas City, MO) On Saturday, May 9, the Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America and Kansas City Parks and Recreation are teaming up to get Kansas City ready for spring. An estimated 400 Scouts and KC Parks employees will celebrate the inaugural DIG DAY by planting more than 100 of the city’s community flower beds on Mother’s Day ...

Locally Made Gourmet Food Product Now Available in Select Hen House Markets

May 4, 2015

Overland Park, KS- May 5th, 2015 Macho Mayo, a gourmet sandwich/burger spread that doubles as a dip, is now available in select Hen House locations. Macho mayo is gluten free, has no sugar, and has half the calories & fat compared to traditional mayonnaise. Macho Mayo is made in Kansas City and comes in two flavors- a spicy roasted jalapeno ...

Drug Free Sport Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners

May 4, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Joshua Roehr The National Center for Drug Free Sport, Inc. 816-285-1423 jroehr@drugfreesport.com Drug Free Sport Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners Kansas City, MO. (May 4, 2015) The National Center for Drug Free Sport® (Drug Free Sport®) established the Drug Free Sport Fund Continuing Education Award to recognize the significant contributions of Athletic Trainers to the prevention of ...

Steve King Foundation partners with Front Row Motorsports for its NASCAR debut

May 4, 2015

Steve King Foundation partners with Front Row Motorsports for its NASCAR debut JETMORE, KS (5.4.15) – The Steve King Foundation is pleased to announce their partnership with Front Row Motorsports for their NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race debut at Kansas Speedway on May 9, 2015. The foundation logo will be featured on the No. 34 car driven by Brett Moffitt. ...

EAG Advertising & Marketing Takes Home 11 2015 BMA Awards

May 4, 2015

EAG Advertising & Marketing, Kansas City’s only advertising agency devoted to small business, took home eight Fountain Awards and two Merit Awards from the Business Marketing Association’s (BMA) Fountain Awards Celebration held April 29, 2015 at the Dark Horse Distillery in Lenexa, Kansas. Every year, BMA’s annual awards competition selects the best submissions in the B2B Kansas City marketing space, ...

VeriShip Announces Headquarters Expansion and Spring Hiring Surge

May 4, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ross Reed, Vice President of Sales. Ross.Reed@veriship.com | 913.575.3214 New product development coupled with increased sales spurs job growth and tech innovation at local firm Kansas City, MO. – May 4, 2015 - VeriShip, a Kansas City-based parcel audit and intelligence company, revealed the expansion of their headquarters along with a new hiring commitment to support ...

Theology for Eveyone Presents Dr Thomas Noble

May 3, 2015

Dr Thomas Noble, Senior Research Fellow at Nazarene Theologial College, Manchester, UK will speak at Christ Church Anglican, Overland Park, on Saturday morning, June 6th. The topic is his world premiere presentation of The Gospel and the Creed. The morning begins at 8am with a hot breakfast and two 40 minute talks separated by discussion time and Q&A. Tickets are ...

Johnson County Beta Sigma Phi Chapters Celebrate Founder’s Day

May 3, 2015

100 members and guests attended the annual Founder’s Day event, April 30th at the Ritz Charles, Overland Park. Members of Johnson County Council of Beta Sigma Phi celebrated its 60th year. Each year the Johnson County Council chapters gather to reflect on the principles and purpose of Beta Sigma Phi – and have a great time while doing it! This ...

Acclaimed British Author, Diana Preston, Reveals a Chilling Story About WWI in New Book

May 2, 2015

April 30, 2015 - Kansas City, Mo.—Diana Preston, noted British historian, writer and broadcaster, will present a lecture at the National World War I Museum, at Liberty Memorial, on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. In her just-published book, A Higher Form of Killing,” Preston describes three pivotal events that occurred in the spring and early summer of 1915, during the first ...

Made in U.S.A.: Dying business practice brought back to life by KC startup

May 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IA Unlimited, LLC 913.735.0056 PR@TypeIA.com www.TypeIA.com NEWLY LAUNCHED KANSAS CITY CLOTHING BRAND REVOLUTIONIZES CLOTHING INDUSTRY Offering a classic and nearly extinct 100% American style, the triple-threat IA stands out as aesthetically pleasing, affordable, & responsible clothing for all. Kansas City, Missouri, May 1 , 2015 - As the sun sets on International Workers’ Day, a newly launched ...

Spencer Fane Launches New Charitable Giving Program

May 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2015 Contact: Burton Taylor btaylor@proventusconsulting.com 816-812-7135 Spencer Fane Launches New Charitable Giving Program Kansas City, Missouri – Spencer Fane is pleased to announce the launch of its new charitable giving program with the mission of renewing the firm’s commitment to the arts and innovation community while maximizing the impact of its annual giving. The program ...

Overland Park company to launch product for people with hearing loss

May 1, 2015

Overland Park Company to launch InnoCapTalk, a revolutionary new product for people with hearing loss! InnoCapTalk is a fee-based service that is bridging the gap of those with hearing loss to the world. Imagine first responders on the scene of a car crash, unable to communicate with the driver because she’s hard of hearing. A college student struggling to participate ...

BioKansas to announce Kansas BioGENEius Challenge winner

May 1, 2015

Lenexa, KS, May 1, 2015 – BioKansas will announce the winner of the Kansas BioGENEius Challenge following its board meeting at the KU Medical Center Research Institute – Fairway, KS. The Kansas BioGENEius Challenge is a premier competition for high school students conducting research in biotechnology in Kansas. The winner advances to Philadelphia, PA to compete against 14 other peers ...

Sign Language Class Experiences the Real World

May 1, 2015

ROELAND PARK, Kan. – Throughout the year, Horizon Academy’s American Sign Language class has been working hard to learn sign language. Each class is conducted silently, the students and teacher communicating only with their hands. These skills were put to the test on Wednesday as students stepped out of their comfort zones and into the shoes of the Deaf. They ...

C4C Profitable Success and Donation to JDRF

May 1, 2015

Lee’s Summit, Missouri, 5/1/2015 — Coasters 4 Cause (C4C) is a student-run business chartered by the Integrative Business Experience (IBE) Practicum sponsored by the University of Central Missouri (UCM) Harmon School of Business. The goal of the IBE program is to give students the opportunity to open a business to obtain first-hand experience in the creation, operation, and management of ...

Nation’s First Allergy Friendly & Gluten Free Food Pantry Hosts Open House May 13th

April 30, 2015

Amy Goode FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/01/2015 Food Equality Initiative, Inc. 785-766-5874 foodequalityinitiative@gmail.com Allergy Friendly and Gluten Free Food Pantry is Hosting an Open House May 13th Overland Park, KS- Food Equality Initiative, Inc. (FEI) and the New Haven Seventh Day Adventist Church will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, May 13th from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the ...

Sailing I class offered for adults beginning May 26

April 30, 2015

Learn the basic skills of sailing through a class being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Sailing I is for ages 18 and older. Participants will learn about types of boats, launching techniques, docking, maintenance, and safety. Basic swimming skills are required. To find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under ...

Youth soccer camps for ages 5 and 6 and 7 to 12 begin in late May

April 30, 2015

Separate soccer camps for two different youth age groups are set to begin in late May at Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park, 12500 W. 119th St., Overland Park. The camps, which are offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in conjunction with Challenger Sports, include: Challenger Mini Soccer Camp for ages five and six, and Challenger Half Day ...

New Horizons Band rehearsals begin May 26

April 30, 2015

Calling all music lovers! Dig out your old musical instrument or purchase a new one and join a group of fun-loving musicians ages 50 and beyond in the New Horizons Band. The group will begin band rehearsals starting in late May at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. The New Horizons Band is a program of ...

JCPRD Beaches & Marinas open for summer seasons in late May

April 30, 2015

Two beaches and two marinas operated by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District are scheduled to open for their summer seasons beginning in late May. The facilities include: The Shawnee Mission Park Beach and Shawnee Mission Park Marina, both located in Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa; and the Kill Creek Park Beach and Marina, 11670 ...

2015 Throckmorton Excellence in Teaching Award

April 30, 2015

Dr. Joseph G. Bauer of the Veterans of America Central Iowa Health Care System on Friday May 2nd received the prestigious Tom Throckmorton Surgical Teaching Award for 2015. The award is designated to be given to a highly respected practicing physician, whom their peers and students have indicated as sustaining excellence as a teacher and counselor of young doctors with ...


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