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. ...

17th Annual Kansas City Pagan Pride Day – Harvest Festival and Craft Faire

Aug. 30, 2015

Join us on Sunday, September 13th from 10 am to 6 pm to learn more about the often misunderstood religion of Paganism at our Harvest Celebration and Craft Faire. This event is part of the international Pagan Pride Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of prejudice and religious discrimination through education, activism, charity and community. Hundreds of Pagan ...

Lid Off Film Festival to be held Lucas

Aug. 28, 2015

Peter Max Lawrence -­ Director & Festival Coordinator 213 South Main Street PO Box 321 Lucas, KS 67648 ~ PRESS RELEASE ~ LID OFF FILM FESTIVAL Lucas, Kansas Friday September 25th-27th 2015 - The Grassroots Art Center along with Peter Max Lawrence present the newly established international Lid Off Film Festival. The event will feature several in-and-out-of-state “grassroots” films ...

Shawnee Church to Celebrate 150th Anniversary in September

Aug. 28, 2015

Shawnee, KS – Monticello United Methodist Church in Shawnee, Kan., is celebrating its 150th anniversary Sept. 12-13, 2015, with many descendants of the church's founders attending. The celebration will take place in both the present-day Church and the adjacent 19th Century Chapel, 23860 W. 75th Street in Shawnee. Current and former members, as well as friends and members of the ...

Direct Support Professionals Deserve Recognition for the Important Work They Do

Aug. 28, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2015 Contact: Stacie Bratcher Development Director, Special Neighbors, Inc. 816-836-3462 Direct Support Professionals Deserve Recognition for the Important Work They Do! 2015 Direct Support Professionals Week, September 13 - 19 Each and every day, thousands of direct support professionals across the country carry out the charge to help individuals with developmental disabilities live ...

North Kansas City Hospital Earns Special Recognition for Cardiac Care

Aug. 28, 2015

North Kansas City, August 26, 2015 – North Kansas City Hospital’s (NKCH) patient-centered cardiac program achieved awards from two of the nation’s leading health accreditation organizations for providing a superior level of cardiac care. The American College of Cardiology awarded North Kansas City Hospital the 2015 NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for high standards of cardiac care. To ...

MU Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Receives Prestigious Award

Aug. 28, 2015

MU Sinclair School of Nursing Contact: Brad Johnson Director of Communications S218 School of Nursing Columbia, MO, 65211 573-884-2690 August 28, 2015 For Immediate Release Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Receives Prestigious Award COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing’s (SSON) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has received the 2015 Central Region Excellence Award ...

KAB Stations of the Year Announced

Aug. 28, 2015

The Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) has announced winners in its annual awards for broadcasting excellence. A television and radio station in each of three competition groups will receive “Station of the Year” awards during KAB's Awards Banquet October 19, in Lawrence. Stations of the Year recipients are: small market radio – KDNS FM, Glen Elder; medium market radio – ...

Lawrence-based company announces expansion, property acquisition

Aug. 28, 2015

The owners of PROSOCO have entered a non-binding contract to purchase the building at 3701 Greenway Circle, Lawrence, Kan., previously occupied by Kinedyne. The facility, which is just south of PROSOCO headquarters, will house the operations of a newly formed company called Build SMART, a collaboration between PROSOCO and renowned architect Adam Cohen. Build SMART’s mission is to make durable, ...

AlphaGraphics Kansas City Wins Most Improved Award

Aug. 27, 2015

Recognized as the Most Improved Franchise out of 260 Locations Worldwide KANSAS CITY, MO – August 24, 2015 - On August 6, AlphaGraphics Kansas City took home the 2015 Most Improved Award during the company’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes the Kansas City printing franchise center for the best overall improvement in operations, sales, gross margins and ...

Chaz on the Plaza hosts Washington Wine Tasting Benefit

Aug. 27, 2015

Chaz presents an exclusive tasting of Washington wines Thursday, September 10 at 5:30 p.m. as a benefit to support victims and firefighters affected by the recent Washington wildfires. The tasting includes more than a dozen wines exemplary of Washington's diverse appellations and varietals encompassing sparkling, red and white wines. Features include Col Solare, 2012 Red Mountain, rated 94 by Robert ...

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