ONE Selected For Kansas International Film Festival

Sept. 23, 2014

(Kansas City, Missouri, September 23, 2014) – The Heartland Films, Inc. feature documentary “One” has been selected for the 2014 Kansas International Film Festival (KIFF). The film is about global humanity, specifically our individual significance and impact within it. KIFF showcases filmmakers from all over the world including some local filmmakers. Former Kansas Citian and Telly award-winning filmmaker Sue Vicory’s ...

The Dream Job That Almost Wasn’t

Sept. 23, 2014

By Carol (Knight ’81, MA ’08) Best Jadhon Kerr landed her dream job as a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurse at University of Florida Health in Jacksonville, just three months after graduating with her BSN from MidAmerica Nazarene University in 2013. Jadhon’s unit provides medical care for premature and critically ill newborns and holds the designation of Level III ...

MNU Announces Creation of Institutional Repository

Sept. 23, 2014

OLATHE, KAN., -- MidAmerica Nazarene University recently announced plans to develop an MNU Institutional Repository. The repository will contain faculty research articles and related scholarship, openly accessible to scholars via the Internet. According to Bruce Flanders, director of Mabee Library at MNU, the repository will be a comprehensive, freely accessible, online compilation of academic resources created at MNU. “We plan ...

Callahan Creek Adds Experienced Channel Planner to Executive Team

Sept. 23, 2014

Contact: Chris Marshall, 785-838-4774, Jan-Eric Anderson has joined Callahan Creek, a marketing agency for specialty brands, as Vice President, Channel Planning. Anderson previously worked as the Director of Media Convergence at Barkley, where he was the department leader in charge of all paid media, SEO, digital analytics and CRM. Prior to that he served as Director for Starcom Worldwide. ...

Good Cookies” in Kansas City Join 50 State Challenge in Support of Childhood Cancer Research

Sept. 23, 2014

Media Contact: Erica Madden 704.572.1296 September 23, 2014 – Kansas City, MO – On Saturday, September 27, local resident Amy Hohenadel and her dedicated team of volunteers are hosting a bake sale in support of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national non-profit organization dedicated to funding the development of less toxic, more effective treatments for children battling cancer. The ...

Greg Davey Joins The Builders’ Association as Labor Relations Director

Sept. 23, 2014

Kansas City, MO – The Builders’ Association announces that Greg Davey has joined the staff as Labor Relations Director. Greg comes to the Association from the law firm McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, P.A. Greg has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The University of Kansas and a J.D. degree from The University of Kansas School of Law. ...


Sept. 23, 2014

Media Contact: Laura Jung 913-660-9626 INTOUCH SOLUTIONS NAMED BEST ADVERTISING AGENCY AT PM360 TRAILBLAZER AWARDS CEREMONY Overland Park, Kan. (September 23, 2014) — Intouch Solutions, a marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, was named Best Advertising Agency by industry publication PM360. The award was announced during a gala at Gotham Hall in New York City on September 18. “We ...

Park University Earns Military Friendly Distinction from Victory Media for Sixth Consecutive Year

Sept. 23, 2014

Parkville, Mo.—Sept. 23, 2014 — Park University has been honored by Victory Media on its list of Military Friendly Schools for the sixth consecutive year. The list recognizes the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students. Schools on the 2015 Military Friendly Schools list offer ...

LOVE RUST at the Trap Gallery - A Celebration of Oxidation

Sept. 23, 2014

LOVE RUST -- Third Friday, October 17, 2014 -- The Trap Gallery The Trap Gallery, located at 525 Gillis Street in the Columbus Park neighborhood of Kansas City, is pleased to announce LOVE RUST ("A Celebration of Oxidation"), opening on Third Friday, October 17, 2014. The exhibition features 17 artists presenting a wide variety of art in multiple media focused ...

Husband and Wife Team Claim Fishing Title

Sept. 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clay Palmer – Tournament Director (816) 547-5313 Husband And Wife Team Win The 3rd Annual Daniel Palmer Memorial Classic Open Buddy Bass Tournament The Smithville Bassmasters recently held the third annual Daniel Palmer Memorial Classic open buddy bass tournament on Smithville Lake. This special tournament is a way for the Smithville Bassmasters to remember Army Specialist ...

New Home Inspection Business Offers Discount for Heroes

Sept. 22, 2014

Kansas City, Kansas--September 22, 2014 Daniel Sink, Owner of a new Kansas City based Real Estate inspection business, wants to give back to hometown heroes in the Kansas City area. Crest Home Inspections (opened in August of 2014) participates in the Friend of Heroes plan, offering big discounts to veterans, police officers, firemen, teachers, and nurses. Daniel offers a 25% ...

Local Bakery Wins National QVC Award

Sept. 22, 2014

NEWS RELEASE | Photos enclosed |Video available Contact Information Strawberry Hill Povitica Company 7226 W Frontage Road. Merriam, KS 66203 Marc O’Leary (913) 631-1002 Local Bakery Wins National QVC TV Award Strawberry Hill Povitica of Merriam Tops Prestigious Competition Strawberry Hill Povitica won the QVC Customer Choice Food Award for Best Breakfast Food. The award show was broadcast live ...

Nation 4-H Week is Oct. 5 - 11: Johnson County 4-H now enrolling new members

Sept. 22, 2014

Did you know that 4-H, the nation’s largest youth development and empowerment organization, cultivates confident kids who tackle the issues that matter most in their communities? In Johnson County, 4-H is thriving. With nearly 700 members, the Johnson County program, affiliated with K-State Research and Extension in Olathe, continues to grow and expand to reach new audiences. National 4-H Week ...

Green Roofs are Growing on the University of Kansas Campus

Sept. 22, 2014

Hello ”The Call” News team! We are excited to share the following exciting new addition to the University Of Kansas campus! The Bioscience & Technology Business Center (BTBC) Incubator Building Phase II is the site of the latest green roof at the University of Kansas’ West Campus. In addition to providing many environmental benefits, the green roof will give building ...

Local Members of Zeta Phi Beta recognized as Who’s Who in Black Kansas City

Sept. 22, 2014

Kansas City, MO- Who’s Who Publishing Company, the nation’s largest annual directory publisher focusing on the African-American market, recently announced its 2014 Honorees for the 2nd Edition of Who’s Who in Black Kansas City®. Among those selected are Tysie McDowell Ray, Principal and Co-Founder of Crossroads Academy of Kansas City, Deanne Moore, Assistant Principal in the Kansas City, Kansas Public ...


Sept. 22, 2014

SNAP FITNESS SHAWNEE HOSTS NASCAR PRE-RACE PARTY WITH DRIVER LANDON CASSILL General Public & Snap Fitness Members Invited for Free Food, Giveaways and Music WHAT: Snap Fitness Shawnee is hosting a pre-race party Saturday, Oct. 4 with Landon Cassill, driver of the No. 40 Snap Fitness Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Prior to taking the green flag at ...

Park University Honors Campus Centers, Staff During Annual Conference

Sept. 22, 2014

Park University campus center directors and support staff from across the country gathered the week of Sept. 15 for the annual Park Distance Learning Campus Center Directors Conference on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event concluded on Sept. 18 with an awards banquet to honor the University’s highest achieving campuses and PDL staff. The inaugural “Park Distance Learning Person of ...

Southwest x Central Street Fest

Sept. 22, 2014

Contact: Brandon Frederick 816 474 4200 On October’s First Friday, Imagine That! will be hosting a fundraiser and street festival in support of our non-profit arts program. Our goal is to raise awareness about our studio and to continue connecting our community with other artists, creatives, and community enthusiasts in Kansas City. Southwest x Central Street Fest is a ...

Avila Homecoming to be highlighted by Alumni Awards

Sept. 22, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo., September 22, 2014 – Avila University will honor 15 alumni during a ceremony Sunday, Sept. 28 in Whitfield Center on the Avila campus. These will alums will be honored for their outstanding professional accomplishments and their contributions to the local, national and global communities. Ahmad Ashkar (’04 business administration) will receive the Outstanding Alumni Award for his ...

Villa St. Francis to mark 70th anniversary with benefit dinner

Sept. 22, 2014

The Board of Directors and the Auxiliary of Villa St. Francis will host a celebratory dinner to mark the 70th anniversary of the skilled nursing center located in Olathe, Kan., and sponsored by the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. The benefit dinner is scheduled Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at Church of the Ascension, Overland Park, Kan. The theme of ...

Show-Me Cannabis Town Hall in Lee’s Summit

Sept. 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September, 22, 2014 CONTACT: Amber Iris Langston – (573) 239–8149 or Show-Me Cannabis Town Hall to be Held in Lee's Summit LEE'S SUMMIT, MO – 9/22/14 – Show-Me Cannabis will host a town hall event at the Gamber Community Center in Lee's Summit (4 SE Independence Ave) at 6:30 pm on Monday, September 22nd. Speakers ...


Sept. 22, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS: On October 5, 2014, Local father and daughter, Chris and Ollie Miller, will run a marathon around Overland Park, KS to raise money for clean water in Africa. Thirty-one-year-old Chris will push three-year-old Ollie in a running stroller for 26.2 miles, stopping at eight playgrounds in which Ollie will go down 26 different slides. Their goal is ...

Kansas City Coro Internship in Public Affairs is Accepting Applications

Sept. 22, 2014

The Kansas City Coro Summer Internship in Public Affairs, a program of Park University’s Hauptman School for Public Affairs, is now accepting applications for 2015. Applications are due no later than Dec. 1, 2014. Kansas City Coro is designed to develop future community leaders through exposure to community issues, leadership development, civic leaders and organizations. It is a demanding and ...

21st Annual Holly Festival

Sept. 21, 2014

The 21st Annual Holly Festival Craft Fair will be held on November 8th (10:00 am - 4:00 pm) and November 9th (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) at Bernard Campbell Middle School (1201 NE Colbern Road, Lees Summit, MO 64086). The Holly Festival is a fundraising craft fair that benefits the Lee's Summit Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (D.A.R.E.). The Holly ...

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