Chik-fil-A® Foundation Honors Camp for Urban Youth Camp that Welcomed 160 Campers from KC This Summer

Sept. 1, 2015

NEWS FROM FOR MORE INFORMATION: ELIZABETH HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR O: (417) 266-3189 M: (417) 527-0399 ELIZABETH@KAAKAMPS.ORG FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Subject: Chik-fil-A® Foundation to Nationally Honor Camp for Urban Youth for Emerging Leadership Development Branson, Mo.—The Chik-fil-A® Foundation will honor Kids Across America, a summer, Christian, athletic camp for urban youth, for Emerging Leadership Development at its inaugural fall 2015 True ...

American Legion hosting a wreath laying ceremony.

Sept. 1, 2015

Four names have been added to the Clay County Veterans Memorial by the Bennett & Dennis Herrick Memorial American Legion Post 626 of Gladstone MO. They will be laying a wreath in their honor at the Memorial on Sep. 11th at 7 PM. Some of the Veterans family will be present. Come out and show your support for these families ...

Sports Painter Anthony “AO” Oropeza to Display Kansas City Royals and other MLB Art at ARTSKC’s Night at the K Event at Kaufman Stadium, September 5

Sept. 1, 2015

Kansas City, KS – September 5, 2015, Anthony “AO” Oropeza and AOART5 are pleased to announce that Kansas City Sports Artist - Anthony “AO” Oropeza will exhibit a number of his current sports paintings pieces – featuring the Kansas City Royals at the 2015 Night at the K PreGame event at the home of the Kansas City Royals – Kaufman ...


Sept. 1, 2015

Contact: Rich Bartlett 913.800.6886 Overland Park, KS – August 21, 2015 CD2 Learning a top winner in the 2015 People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products, a feature of The American Business Awards, the U.S.A.’s top business awards program, which are now in their 13th year. This is a repeat win for CD2 Learning, which brought home the ...

FINDitKC, the Ultimate Lifestyle Website for Seizing the Best of Kansas City

Sept. 1, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) August 31, 2015 - As a video guide, FINDitKC offers people authentic and up to date information about all the things in Kansas City. The website is a complete guide to exploring town, offering everything from popular bars to emergency health care and spas. People can easily discover the best of Kansas City restaurants ...

Extreme Chainsaw Carving Show Coming to Santa Cali Gon Days!

Aug. 31, 2015

For immediate release: The area's most anticipated festival, Santa Cali Gon Days, has come once again! The event will be held on Friday, September 4th through Monday, September 7, 2015 in downtown Independence and will feature over 500 artisan, crafter, food, and commercial vendor booths, along with amazing entertainment, a wine garden, car shows, a carnival, and MUCH MORE! This ...

Iran Nuclear Deal Peacful Protest

Aug. 31, 2015

In an effort to unite in opposition to the "Iran nuclear deal," some concerned citizens are organizing a peaceful protest to be held this Saturday, September 5th, 2-5 p.m., at the J.C. Nichols memorial fountain on the Country Club Plaza. We wanted to unite with Rabbis who will protest in Washington, D.C., on September 9th. Our hope is that ...

Charity Golf Tournament Raises $10K for Midwest Amateur Hockey Association

Aug. 31, 2015

Kansas City, MO – August 31, 2015 – The Tyler Frederes Memorial Fund hosted its second annual golf tournament on Monday, August 3, 2015 at the Deuce at the National Golf Club in Kansas City. Before the tournament began, the Frederes family presented key members of the Midwest Amateur Hockey Association (MWAHA) a check for $10,000 to be used for ...

Michael Sosa joins American Family Insurance

Aug. 31, 2015

Jeff Williams Agency, Inc. American Family Insurance 6505 N. Prospect Ave. Suite 100 Gladstone, MO 64119 816-459-7779 TO: Editor, Michael Sosa joins American Family Insurance Madison, Wis. 9/1/2015 – Michael Sosa of Gladstone has been appointed a full-time advisor/sales agent for American Family Insurance Group, according to Ted Roberts, district sales manager for the company. Sosa has joined the Jeff ...

Tallgrass Creek Server Thomas Tong Stars in Unicorn Theater’s “The Oldest Boy”

Aug. 31, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 31, 2015) – Thomas Tong, a server at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, is excited to star as a monk in the play, The Oldest Boy, now on stage through September 20 at Unicorn Theater in Overland Park, KS. Residents from Tallgrass Creek are thrilled about his thespian success, so much so that they are organizing ongoing ...

Double Your Dollar Match Campaign for Prairie Paws Animal Shelter

Aug. 31, 2015

Double Your Dollar Match Campaign for Prairie Paws Animal Shelter Who: Prairie Paws Animal Shelter, Inc. What: Double Your Dollar Match Campaign When: September 1 through 30, 2015 Where: Prairie Paws Animal Shelter – 3173 Highway K68, Ottawa, KS 66067 OTTAWA KS – Prairie Paws Animal Shelter, Inc. (PPAS) is thrilled to announce exciting news for the homeless pets in ...

Cut the Commute: Chamber’s bold billboard message targets KC Commuters

Aug. 31, 2015

ST. JOSEPH, MO. -- Nearly 2,000 people living in Kansas City commute two or more hours every day to work in St. Joseph, Mo. That’s a lot of commuting up and down I-29 every work day. Not to mention, a lot of gasoline and time away from family. Frequent, long commutes also take a toll on commuters’ health. The St. ...

KC Oasis hosts Rebecca Vitsmun

Aug. 31, 2015

Contact: Helen Stringer Executive Director 816.872.7182 August 31, 2015 For Immediate Release KC Oasis hosts Rebecca Vitsmun National advocate for establishing humanist disaster recovery teams KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Oasis, KC’s first alternative to faith-based communities, has announced that it is hosting Rebecca Vitsmun as the keynote speaker for its Sunday, Sept. 6, gathering. Many remember Ms. ...

KCWIFT & KANSAS CITY FILMFEST 5th Annual Short Screenplay Contest

Aug. 31, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHO: Kansas City Women in Film & Television (KCWIFT) and the Kansas City FilmFest (KC FilmFest) invites you to enter their fifth annual short screenwriting competition for filmmakers/screenwriters. Women and men of all ages are welcome to enter their scripts. Women only are eligible for the top prize of best script. Both women and men are eligible ...


Aug. 31, 2015

WHAT: Created as a desire to help those affected by the Joplin tornados in 2011, the now annual Labor Day weekend tournament is entering its fifth year and raises money for local Kansas City area children’s charities. The first year event raised more than $5,700 for the Joplin High School baseball team and the event has exceeded $60,000 over the ...

Scotland’s Robin Robertson Opens Midwest Poets Season Sept. 24

Aug. 31, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 28, 2015 Kansas City, Mo. — Poet Robin Robertson opens Midwest Poets Series’ 33rd season at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in Arrupe Hall Auditorium, south of the bell tower on the Rockhurst University campus. Robertson is celebrating the publication of his latest collection, Sailing the Forest: ...

Unique Non-Profit Adoption Agency Opens In Overland Park

Aug. 31, 2015

For Immediate Release August 31, 2014 Contact:?Randy Bohlender Zoe’s House Adoption Agency Office 913.233.4996 Cell 816.263.1627 Email Unique Non-Profit Adoption Agency Opens In Overland Park Much of what people think and know about adoption is wrong. Expectant mothers and adoptive parents are often both operating with outdated information, and Zoe’s House wants to change that. “With today’s conversation on ...

KC Symphony Ball features KC Symphony performance with young soloist

Aug. 31, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 2015 Symphony Ball “Rhapsody in Blue” to feature KC Symphony performance with Michael Stern conducting and Chaeyoung Park, pianist. Saturday, September 12, 2015 Marriott Muehlebach Hotel Ballroom 1213 Wyandotte, KCMO Cocktails and Silent Auction 6:00 pm Symphony Performance at 7:15 pm Dinner 8:15 pm Presented by The Symphony League of Kansas City Honorary Chair: Joan Horan ...

Artist to Debut New Line at 2 KC Art Events

Aug. 31, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information Contact Randi Chervitz Phone: (314) 966-6010 Email: St. Louis MO, August 28, 2015- Saint Louis jewelry artist, Randi Chervitz, prepares to debut a new look in her handmade Uncommon Threads Jewelry line in two upcoming Kansas City regional art events this Fall, Kansas City’s Plaza Art Fair September 25-27, and Summit Art Festival, ...

Jeff Mizanskey, symbol of drug war, released from prison tomorrow

Aug. 31, 2015

For Immediate Release — Aug. 31, 2015 Contact: Dan Viets, Mizanskey’s lawyer: 573-819-2669. Travis Maurer, Show-Me-Cannabis co-founder: 503-333-8184. Chris Mizanskey, Mizanskey’s son: 660-221-3040. Jeff Mizanskey, symbol of drug war, released from prison tomorrow Life without parole for nonviolent marijuana offense: Governor commuted sentence after international campaign to free him. THE STORY: Freeing Jeff Mizanskey took 21 years, signatures from 391,254 ...

Shawnee Mission Heart and Vascular Center Welcomes Interventional Cardiologist

Aug. 31, 2015

Shawnee Mission Health (SMH) welcomes Ammar Habib, MD, an interventional cardiologist, to the Shawnee Mission Heart and Vascular Center. Habib has education and training in diagnosing and treating cardiovascular disease as well as peripheral vascular disease through catheter-based procedures. He is also trained in angioplasty and stenting. Habib specializes in coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) through a radial ...

Pages & Chapters Adult Spelling Bee Aims to Raise Awareness Surrounding Family Literacy

Aug. 30, 2015

Spelling bees are typically associated with elementary and middle school. Pages & Chapters, a family literacy nonprofit organization founded in Kansas City, sets aside that age restriction one night each September to raise awareness about the importance of lifelong reading efforts. The third annual Adult Spelling Bee will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at Snow ...

Cartoonist Celebrates 40 Years

Aug. 30, 2015

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Hill Email: CARTOONIST CELEBRATES 40 YEARS. Omaha, NE, August 2015 - Steven Hill drew his first comic strip in grade school at Omaha Momouth Park Elementary in 1975. Classmates were his first readers. The laughs were his payoff. Hill's simple drawing style allowed him to cartoon quickly in class without getting caught. ...

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