Local student selected to serve as SBU Ambassador

Oct. 12, 2015

Southwest Baptist University News Release Contact: Charlotte Marsch, Director of Marketing and Communications (417) 328-1803 / cmarsch@sbuniv.edu BOLIVAR, Mo. — Southwest Baptist University has chosen Kensey Slone to serve as an SBU ambassador for the 2015-2016 academic year. Slone joins a group of 19 students who are the official student representatives of SBU President Dr. C. Pat Taylor and his ...

Plays-in-Progress Workshop to Present Murder at the Museum

Oct. 12, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 12, 2015 Kansas City, Mo.—The Plays-in-Progress Workshop, a Center for Arts and Letters affiliate at Rockhurst, will present a staged reading of Murder at the Museum, a humorous mystery drama by Missouri playwright C.A. Beach, on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in room 115 of Sedgwick Hall. ...

Local Entrepreneur Competes on Spike TV’s New Show Sweat Inc.

Oct. 12, 2015

Kacie Flynn OmniBall Training 314-369-2407 Kacie@FEWDM.com On October 27th, local entrepreneur and fitness professional, Tommy Saunders will debut his product line — OmniBall Training— on Spike TV’s newest competition show Sweat Inc. Celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels — famous for her no nonsense demeanor and hard-hitting approach to feedback— hosts the show. 27 entrepreneurs will compete to win the title of ...

Jewell to host lecture on “Physics of Baseball”

Oct. 12, 2015

Ever wondered how a baseball bat can affect the way a pitch is hit or how spin can affect the flight of a baseball? Or maybe wondered why a pop fly is so hard to catch? Dr. Alan M. Nathan, University of Illinois physics professor, will give a lecture on the “Physics of Baseball” on — appropriately enough — the ...

HBO Now hosts Trivia Night on Oct. 14

Oct. 9, 2015

TV AND TRIVIA JUNKIES UNITE AS FANS COME TOGETHER TO TEST THEIR KNOWLEDGE AT NATIONWIDE HBO NOW TRIVIA NIGHTS -Kansas City Part of Series of Ten Events Taking Place In Major Cities Across the Country- WHAT: What are the names of Khalessi’s dragons? Who whacked Adriana La Cerva? How many wives does Bill Henrickson have? Kansas City area TV and ...

Centriq Helps Northland CAPS Find High School IT Mentors

Oct. 9, 2015

Leawood, KS – October 9, 2015 – Centriq Training announced that it is partnering with the Northland Center for Advance Professional Studies (CAPS) to help recruit local IT professionals to mentor high schools students in the Technology Solutions sector of their program. The program provides high school students in the Northland with a professional, innovative and entrepreneurial education through full ...

Author will Give Keynote Address At Midwest Farm Conference

Oct. 9, 2015

Author Steven McFadden will be a keynote speaker at the Midwest CSA Conference, December 3-4, 2015 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The conference will provide a forum for CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farmers and advocates to come together for education, deliberative discussion and peer-to-peer learning. Over the last three decades hundreds of thousands of people in the US and all parts ...

Graves Garrett adds Miriam Bailey and Joseph McGroder

Oct. 9, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Graves Garrett LLC is pleased to announce the addition of two new attorneys to its Kansas City office. Miriam Bailey has joined the firm as counsel in its complex commercial litigation practice group, and Joseph McGroder has joined as an associate and will support the firm’s commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense and free speech, campaign ...

Christmas in October to Rehab More Than 250 KC Homes in One Day

Oct. 9, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO (October 9, 2015) — This Saturday, more than 5,000 Christmas in October (CIO) volunteers will gather to revitalize more than 250 homes in Kansas City. Christmas in October runs one of the largest one-day volunteer efforts in Kansas City and this year will revitalize homes on both sides of the state line. CIO Event Day volunteer teams ...

Local insurance brokerage SRA becomes Assured SRA

Oct. 8, 2015

Fri., Oct. 9, 2015 (Mission, KS) – SRA, a local insurance brokerage with more than 200 employees and management of premiums in excess of $153 million, will officially become Assured SRA in a move to better reflect its role as the Midwestern platform agency for AssuredPartners. AssuredPartners acquired SRA in December, 2012. For more than 30 years, the agency was ...

Lunch and Craft Show Fundraiser Set for Oct. 17

Oct. 8, 2015

Shawnee, Kansas – Enjoy a home cooked soup lunch and stock up for the holidays with handmade crafts, vintage linens and glassware, tasty baked goods and satisfying casseroles at Monticello United Methodist Church Women’s (UMW) annual Fall Festival fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 at 23860 W. 75th St., Shawnee, Kan. Taco soup, chicken noodle soup, cowboy ...

Visually Impaired Artist Jeff Hanson a Finalist for The NASCAR Foundation’s Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award Presented by Nationwide

Oct. 8, 2015

Daily voting is underway! Hanson is one of four finalists vying for The NASCAR Foundation’s $100,000 donation to his or her winning children’s charity Overland Park, Kan. Visually impaired artist Jeffrey Owen Hanson of Overland Park, Kan., has been named one of four finalists for The NASCAR Foundation’s Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award, presented by Nationwide. The award honors a ...

Value Stream Consulting promotes Cassie Scheib to Vice President

Oct. 8, 2015

(Prairie Village, KS and St. Joseph, MO) 10/8/2015 -- Value Stream Consulting, a St Joseph, Missouri based CRM consulting firm announced today the promotion of Cassie Scheib to Vice President of Client Success - Kansas City Region. Scheib had previously held the title of Director of Sales and Marketing. “Our new localized Client Success role is a key element in ...

Former Boston Scientific Corporation Chief Product Liability Litigation Officer Joins Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice

Oct. 8, 2015

Contact: Lori Rickman Director of Marketing 816-471-2121 rickman@bscr-law.com Kansas City, MO -- October 8, 2015 - Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC announces that Jeffery A. Kruse, former Chief Product Liability Litigation Officer at Boston Scientific Corporation, has joined the firm’s Kansas City office as a Member (partner). Kruse’s practice will be focused on serving the pharmaceutical and medical device ...

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Welcomes New Associate Megan Sterchi

Oct. 8, 2015

Contact: Lori Rickman Director of Marketing 816-471-2121 rickman@bscr-law.com Kansas City, MO -- October 8, 2015 - Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice is pleased to welcome Megan Sterchi as an associate in the firm’s Kansas City office, where her practice will be focused on personal injury defense, premises liability, and product liability. Prior to joining the firm, Megan served as a ...

YA Author to Appear on Book Nerd Paradise

Oct. 8, 2015

Overland Park, KS - Local Kansas City YA author Andrea Buginsky will be appearing on the popular YouTube series Book Nerd Paradise on October 26. Buginsky will be discussing her latest young adult fantasy release, Striker's Apprentice: The Chosen Series, Book Three, which was released on June 11. Buginsky has published six books in the last five years. She has ...

1968 Ford pickup to be delivered to Cedar Lake Village’s NEW memory care community

Oct. 8, 2015

A restored 1968 Ford pickup will be delivered via crane to the new memory care assisted living community currently under construction at Cedar Lake Village. The truck will be "flown in" on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 8:30 a.m. The pickup will be incorporated into memory care activities provided at Cedar Lake Village. Residents will have an opportunity to sit in ...

For Immediate Release - Volleyball Beach to Open Country’s Largest Air Dome

Oct. 8, 2015

For Immediate Release VOLLEYBALL BEACH TO OPEN LARGEST AIR DOME IN THE COUNTRY FOR FALL & WINTER SAND VOLLEYBALL. LEAGUE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR NOV. 1st – JAN. 8th SEASON. On Sunday, November 1, 2015, Volleyball Beach in Martin City will welcome league play in Kansas City’s first ever winter sand volleyball home within their new heated air dome. Warmed ...

Sharon M. Auck One of 17 Kansas City Entrepreneurs Selected to ScaleUP

Oct. 8, 2015

Kansas City, MO. October 6, 2015. Sharon M. Auck, founder of Fresh Approach Cleaning Professionals, was selected to be one of 17 Kansas City entrepreneurs to participate in the second ScaleUp Kansas City program. “It is an honor to be included in this group of entrepreneurs,” says Auck. “The program started in late summer and I am learning so much, ...

October 15 Frank Sinatra “Look-a-Like” Contest at Tallgrass Creek

Oct. 8, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- A Thursday, October 15, ‘Frank Sinatra Look-a-like Contest’ will be held by residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, to celebrate Sinatra’s 100th birthday. The contest will held from 1:30 p.m.- 2 p.m. at the retirement community, 13800 Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, KS. Each contestant will wear a Sinatra-esque fedora hat and ...

Green at Heart Yoga Hike offered on Oct. 31 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Oct. 8, 2015

Experience the power of a walk in nature fused with the awareness of yoga during an adult fitness program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. The program is called Green at Heart Yoga Hike and is for ages 16 and older. Participants can workout ...

This year’s Mildale Farm Fall Fest set for Oct. 31

Oct. 8, 2015

Bring the family and spend the day exploring the Mildale Farm property and enjoying a number of activities during the annual free Mildale Farm Fall Fest being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for Oct. 31. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will give interested parties access to the 158-acre site including ...

Oct. 30 is deadline for 50 Plus holiday trip to Branson

Oct. 8, 2015

Oct. 30 is the deadline for a holiday regional trip to Branson, Mo., being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The actual trip is set for Dec. 1 through 3. Branson for the Holidays is the name of this trip, which will take place Dec. 1 through 3. Travelers will get into ...

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