Texttile art exhibit by Sonie Ruffin opens Aug. 1 in Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedra

July 24, 2014

Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral is hosting local artist Sonié Joi Ruffin, internationally-known textile artist, for an art exhibit this August. The art exhibit, Let the Church Say Amen, opens August 1 and continues through September 5. The exhibit will be open Thursdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. and Sundays 1-5 p.m. We invite you to participate in some special events. • The ...

Northland job fair for nannies and tutors slated Aug. 4

July 24, 2014

Kansas City, MO –August 4, 2014 – College Nannies & Tutors of Parkville is hosting a job fair for local nannies and tutors in Zona Rosa on August 1 starting at 9:00 a.m. and lasting until 2:00 p.m. Northland college students are welcome to attend, with interviews held on location. With a reputation for building stronger families in the Northland ...

New book titled ‘Discovering Historic Clay County’ published

July 24, 2014

The Clay County Archives and Historical Library is excited to announce availability of a new publication, Discovering Historic Clay County, Missouri. This 240 page book features information on more than 1,100 historic sites and points of interest throughout Clay County. Maps reflecting the location of businesses, homes, schools, churches, communities, roads, bridges, railroads, mills, springs, streams, rivers landings, and more ...

TRU Basketball ‘You Can’t Guard Me’ camp featuring local collegiate stars, WNBA draft pick

July 24, 2014

Overland Park, KS: TRU Basketball, a basketball development program specializing in competitive youth basketball and travel teams, announced their 3rd annual ‘You Can’t Guard Me’ Positional Skills Camp at the Fieldhouse of Kansas City in Overland Park, KS. The camp features NAIA scoring leader Jewel “Springs” Carter as well as special guests Keith Pickens, 4-year swingman from Missouri University and ...

Kansas City Symphony to present U.S. Marine Band in September concert

July 24, 2014

WHO: “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band from Washington, D.C., presented by the Kansas City Symphony. The Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Founded in 1798, the band has performed for every U.S. President since John Adams. Known as “The President’s Own” since the days of Thomas Jefferson, the Marine Band’s primary mission is to ...

Local dance studio takes top award at national competition

July 24, 2014

Overland Park, Kansas – July 16-20, 2014 Staff and students from TEAH Ballroom traveled 2000 miles to participate in the Virginia State Dancesport Championships. The prestigious event in Reston, Virginia celebrated its 50th Anniversary this year. The TEAH Team was comprised of students-Steve Carter and Janett Vale, who placed in the Top Students; Kathy Fors, Marinella Hesterberg, Christine Raya, Janet ...

New K-State Super Store becomes world’s largest Wildcat retailer

July 24, 2014

The K-State Super Store, the official merchandiser for all things Wildcats, will hold the title as the world’s largest K-State fan gear location when its doors open this August. The expansive new location stretches across more than 9,000 square feet and provides practically every piece of K-State fan gear imaginable. From T-shirts to dog beds, the K-State Super Store is ...

New Games Day 50 plus event is Aug. 20 at Roeland Park Community Center

July 24, 2014

A relaxed afternoon of bridge or mah jongg is in store for participants of a late August Game Day event being planned by the 50 Plus department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This event will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. A delicious ...

New Back to School Bash is Aug. 16 at Roeland Park Aquatic Center

July 24, 2014

Come have one more fun day at the pool before it's time to resume the school routine during a new special event being planned at the Roeland Park Aquatic Center. . The event is called Back to School Bash and will take place beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. Lots of games, fun music, and lots of laughs ...

Second and final Overnight Fishing Opportunity at Kill Creek Park is Aug. 16

July 24, 2014

The second of two overnight fishing opportunities planned at Kill Creek Park during 2014 will take place on Aug. 16, while the last of four overnight fishing opportunities at Shawnee Mission Park will take place on Aug. 23. After 11 p.m. on these dates, the specific park will be open strictly for fishing only and park police officers will be ...

Regional Pickleball Tournament set for Aug. 15-17 at New Century Fieldhouse

July 24, 2014

Don't miss the first Regional Pickleball Tournament in this area. This event will take place Aug. 15 through 17 at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's New Century Fieldhouse, near Gardner, and is being presented by JCPRD's 50 )Plus Department. This new weekend event includes Friday fun with dinner, practice play, and good company. Tournament play will take place ...

5th Annual Community Resource Information Expo slated for Aug. 1 at Fort Leonard Wood

July 24, 2014

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Army Community Service is slated to hold its 5th Annual Community Resource Information Expo, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aug. 1 in Nutter Field House here. This expo is an opportunity for individuals to talk one-on-one with representatives from a variety of organizations and receive information about multiple programs that interest the community. There ...

U.S. Army Soldier Show returns to Fort Leonard Wood Aug. 1

July 24, 2014

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Rousing music, vibrant costumes, entertaining choreography and colorful visuals – all the elements of a Broadway production will be on display when the U.S. Army Soldier Show comes to Fort Leonard Wood. Army Entertainment is slated to present the Soldier Show at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 1 in Abrams Theater here. Admission is free and open ...

Select Imaging inks channel agreement with PropertyTRAK to provide national distribution of Facility Operations Software

July 23, 2014

(Olathe, KS) -- Select Imaging has reached agreement with PropertyTRAK to lead a major initiative to create a dealer channel for its facilities operations management SaaS. To further facilitate this growth initiative, Select Imaging also invested in and has become a key stakeholder in PropertyTRAK. Select Imaging will build and manage a network of value added resellers (VARs) for PropertyTRAK ...

New Home Care Company Dedicated to Helping Johnson County Seniors

July 23, 2014

Elite Home Care Services of Kansas, LLC is set to open early August 2014 and provide in-home care services to seniors in the Johnson County, KS area. Elite Home Care Services is a locally owned and operated senior home care company specializing in growing the independence of seniors from the comfort of their homes. Seniors in the area of Johnson ...

U.S. Army Soldier Show returns to Fort Leonard Wood Aug. 1

July 23, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573-563-4012 BY: Matt Decker EMAIL: shatara.r.seymour.civ@mail.mil FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release No. 14-062 July 22, 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show returns to Fort Leonard Wood Aug. 1 FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Rousing music, vibrant costumes, entertaining choreography and colorful visuals – all the elements of a Broadway production will ...

Northland Family-to Family Course Begins Sept.09, 2014

July 23, 2014

Mental illness is an equal opportunity disease that often strikes suddenly and without warning. Family members struggle to understand the diagnosis and to take care of themselves and their loved one. There are so many questions for the family, but few resources to provide answers. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering a free, 12- week course for ...

New Report Shows Kansas Private Colleges Add $981 Million Annually to Kansas Economy

July 23, 2014

Contact: Matt Lindsey – (785) 235-9877 – matt@kscolleges.org TOPEKA – According to a new study, Kansas’s eighteen private colleges generate $980.1 million in new income each year for the Kansas economy. The economic impact of the colleges is sufficient to create 21,968 new jobs in Kansas every year and generate $2.8 billion in social benefits to the state through increased ...

Chaz Crab Melt recognized by national industry magazine as one of best sandwiches in America

July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014 – Kansas City, MO – Chaz on the Plaza received an honorable mention in Restaurant Hospitality magazine’s first “Best Sandwiches in America” contest. The crab melt was inspired by executive chef Charles d’Ablaing’s memories of his early cooking career in Savannah, Georgia. "After catching crabs and eating them for dinner, I used to take the leftover crab ...

Myers Joins Waddell & Reed

July 23, 2014

Leawood, Kansas - Waddell & Reed announced that Dan Myers has joined the firm as a Financial Advisor in the Kansas City area. Prior to joining Waddell & Reed Myers was a Senior Vice President with Bank Midwest, where he had worked for 10 years. He was also a Financial Advisor with LPL Financial. As a financial advisor, Myers will ...

In God We Trust LLC marks 75th monthly Coin Auction

July 23, 2014

Mindenmines, MO… On the second Tuesday in August, a local business will celebrate a milestone anniversary. The event of the evening of August 12 will mark the 75th time that In God We Trust LLC has hosted a Second Tuesday Coin and Currency Auction at Border Town Auction House, 611 Main, Mindenmines, MO. “We initiated this series of monthly hobby ...

Eric Hosmer “Uncorks” For Greater Kansas City Firefighters Community Assistance

July 22, 2014

Julie Niehoff, Marketing Communications Director, Uncork For A Cause (813)474-2400 julie@uncorkforacause.com Kansas City first baseman Eric Hosmer has joined the team to Uncork for a Cause®, hosting a special charity event August 10th, 2014 at The InterContinental at The Country Club Plaza. This special evening will benefit the Greater Kansas City Firefighters Local 42 Community Assistance organization, including several local ...


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