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 ...

Kansas filmmaker to host screenings, Q&A on rural filmmaking

Sept. 14, 2014

LAWRENCE - A local filmmaker will host a pair of Western Kansas screenings and Q&A sessions to discuss making films in rural Kansas in September and October. Set in a dusty and desolate rural Kansas town, Somewhere Between Freedom and Protection, Kansas, the latest film from local filmmaker and current University of Kansas Film Major Patrick Clement, presents a host ...

Kansas City Selected For National Campaign, Gets Free Local Biking App

Sept. 14, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Kansas City, MO) Family Bicycles has teamed up with the My City Bikes project to help improve individual and community health in the Kansas City area. Though the action is a simple one, the effects on community wellness are profound when more people pedal a bike. My City Bikes is a national campaign creating local solutions to ...

KANSAS CITY GAMING COMMUNITY PLAYS VIDEO GAMES TO BENEFIT CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK

Sept. 14, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO, September 15, 2014– Archetype Gaming, a Kansas City-based gaming community, will be hosting a 24-hour gaming marathon on October 25, 2014 to raise money and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The event, known as Extra Life, will be hosted at the Ameristar Casino Ballroom. Participants are invited to play games of any and all types, including ...

American Royal announces 2014 Royal Scholars

Sept. 13, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Royal Announces 2014 Royal Scholars September 13, 2014 - Kansas City – The American Royal Association was pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 American Royal Scholars at the 12th Annual American Royal Business and Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, September 10 in Kemper Arena. The Royal Scholars program is designed to provide an opportunity for ...

National 9 Wicket Tournament held at the Liberty Memorial

Sept. 13, 2014

THE UNITED STATES CROQUET ASSOCIATION Contact: Matt Griffith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: (816) 891-6762 Email: kactuscreek@yahoo.com NINE-WICKET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO KANSAS CITY, MO The United States Croquet Association (USCA) held its first Nine Wicket Croquet National Championship in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1995. Several years passed before the second one was held in 2008 with an event in Kansas City, ...

KCUC shifts to new location

Sept. 13, 2014

Overland Park, KS ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) September 13, 2014 - Leading Kansas City urological care center KCUC has reportedly shifted to a new location of late. The renowned hospital has shifted its main office to Overland Park. "We've moved," stated an official declaration from KCUC. He continued, "Dr. Hettinger & Dr. Bock have shifted the main office outlet to 10701 ...

Historic Lexington’s 17th annual Apples, Arts & Antiques Festival slated Sept. 27-28

Sept. 13, 2014

Mark your calendar - Saturday & Sunday Sept 27th & 28th. Don't miss Lexington Missouri's Annual Apples, Arts, & Antiques Festival if you are looking for a great way to spend a fall day. A short drive through beautiful fall foliage and apple orchards just east of Kansas City will bring you to a town filled with a rich cultural ...

Pleasant Hill Hope Harvest Festival slated Oct. 4

Sept. 12, 2014

Proceeds to the Pleasant Hill Lay Clergy Council for the Tucker Renewal Center to Help Those in Need in Our Community What: The 4th Annual Pleasant Hill Hope Harvest Festival is a fun fall event for the whole family! Activities include: OctoberFast 5k Run/Walk, Vendor Booths, Model Trains Exhibit, Car Bash, Cup Cake Throw, Homemade Baked Goodies, Raffles, Free Giveaways, ...

KC brands take high tech Amtrak Acela-hybrid Porsche race northeast

Sept. 12, 2014

Who would win in a race: a car or a train? A debate started on social media has become an event that will feature high-tech, highly-connected online coverage. What started as a friendly wager became the first ever Road vs Rails. This social media enabled competition and showcased of the perks of each mode of transportation. Last year, Matt Staub, ...

Fort Leonard Wood sergeant named U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year

Sept. 12, 2014

A Fort Leonard Wood Soldier is the 2014 Drill Sergeant of the Year. Staff Sgt. Jonathan Miller, 787th Military Police Battalion, 14th Military Police Brigade, was declared the winner Sept. 11 at the Drill Sergeant, AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year event held at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Miller, who also took home the 1st Sgt. Tobias Meister Award for ...

Park University partners with Zona Rosa Barnes & Noble to support North Kansas City schools

Sept. 12, 2014

Park University’s School for Education and the Dorothy Harper Watson Literacy Center have partnered with Barnes & Noble at Zona Rosa Town Center for a book fair to support the North Kansas City (Mo.) School District on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will help fund the University’s River Read Children’s Literature Festival, scheduled for ...

First Bra Foundation supports, celebrates breast cancer survivors

Sept. 12, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Clair Keizer ck@clairdelunekc.com 913-963-0467 First Bra Foundation www.firstbra.org First Bra Foundation Supports & Celebrates Breast Cancer Survivors Overland Park, KS, Tuesday, September 16, 2014 --- For all the great work that so many of the awareness and research resources provide in the battle against breast cancer, the one thing that is lacking is a simple gesture ...

Bike MS: KC kicks off tomorrow with 2,000 cyclists

Sept. 12, 2014

CONTACT: Hannah Hasselquist - Public Relations Specialist National MS Society, Mid America Chapter Cell – (913) 731-4029; hannah.hasselquist@nmss.org WHAT: The cities’s largest charity bike event, Bike MS: Kansas City, is once again bringing close to 2,000 cyclists to the Kansas City area. The ride is celebrating 31 years of raising money and awareness towards MS research. Road signs have been ...

World-Renowned Violinist Shmuel Ashkenasi to Open Park University’s International Center for Music 2014-15 Concert Season

Sept. 12, 2014

Park University’s International Center for Music will open its 2014-15 concert season series with an evening of chamber music by Franz Schubert featuring world-renowned violinist Shmuel Ashkenasi on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. Called a “genuine talent and profoundly gifted” by The Vienna Express, Ashkenasi will perform Schubert’s “Rondo ...

Honored Athlete Invests in Others for Greater Return

Sept. 12, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, MO – On September 26, 2014, business leader, husband and father John Hungerford will be inducted into the Rockhurst High School Sports Hall of Fame during halftime of the Rockhurst v. Blue Springs high school football game. The Rockhurst High School “Sports Hall of Fame” honors alumni, coaches and friends who have had a major ...

At Your Service appliance repair celebrates running 100,000th service call

Sept. 11, 2014

At Your Service Appliance Repair announced they ran their 100,000th service call on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. To celebrate the milestone, their President and founder, Kirby Hills, personally took the phone call to schedule the appointment and then provided the service. In addition, Mr. Hills awarded their VIP customer, Marcia Rodriguez of Kansas City, Missouri, a basket full of appliance ...

National Emergency Preparedness Month is prompting more precautions in September

Sept. 11, 2014

“Be Disaster Aware: Take Action to Prepare” is Theme for Precautionary Activities SEPTEMBER 11, 2014, St. Louis, Missouri… Schools, colleges and municipalities across the U.S. are hosting special precautionary activities throughout September as part of National Emergency Preparedness Month to remind people to be prepared for potential disasters and emergencies that may affect their health and personal safety. “Be Disaster ...

Maranatha BookFest comes to Kansas City

Sept. 11, 2014

Maranatha BookFest comes to Kansas City WHAT: One of a kind festival highlighting Christian Authors and "clean" books. Best-selling, award winning authors from across the United States gather at the MARANATHA BOOKFEST, a FREE EVENT for readers of clean fiction and nonfiction. Meet the authors who will sign your books. Also, acclaimed Guest Speaker, Author, and Certified Life Coach, RJ ...

Advocacy group praises legislature for override of e-cig veto

Sept. 11, 2014

09/11/2014 St. Louis, Missouri. Bistate Regional Advocates for Vaping Education (BRAVE) applauds the Missouri General Assembly for successfully overriding Governor Nixon’s veto of Senate Bill 841. This important legislation bars children from purchasing e-cigarettes and correctly draws a distinction between vapor products and deadly combustible tobacco. “This new law sends the message that Missouri is not for sale to heavily ...

KC Wind Symphony announces 17th season

Sept. 11, 2014

The Kansas City Wind Symphony announces their 17th season of free concerts entitled “Let’s Celebrate.” The title is inspired by extensive remodeling of the Village Church Sanctuary which will begin in the spring of 2015 providing a larger and more useable space for the church music programs. The four major concerts celebrate Achievement (October 12), Virtuosity ( November 16) featuring ...

Brookside celebrates National Health and Fitness Day Sept. 27 with community event

Sept. 11, 2014

Fit Formula Celebrates National Family Health and Fitness Day, Saturday, September 27th Events include family fun 5K run, walk or bike on the Trolley Trail; Yoga in the Park; and Fit Forum FREE classes Friday, September 26th at Fit Formula Brookside Studio Kansas City, Mo., September 10, 2014 – From the workout, to the mat, to the plate, there are ...

PerformOutKC announces open call auditions

Sept. 11, 2014

AUDITION NOTICE PerformOUTKC, Kansas City’s LGBTQIA Choral Theatre program holds open call auditions for their fall show “Affirmation”. Open Call Auditions for Affirmation Sunday, September 14, 21, 28 – 630-830pm Sunday, October 5, 12 – 630-830pm Location: All Souls UU 4501 Walnut St, KCMO Open Call Auditions by Appointment Only. To schedule an audition appointment, please complete an audition request ...


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