The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces New Staff Positions

Feb. 5, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces New Staff Positions Drug Free Sport Expands Marketing, Sales, and Client Service Outreach KANSAS CITY, MO. (February 5, 2016) – The National Center for Drug Free Sport (Drug Free Sport®), the industry leader in drug education and testing within professional, collegiate and amateur athletics, announces two newly-created staff positions ...

Clean Air Smithville Meets

Feb. 5, 2016

Do you support an indoor smoking ordinance in Smithville? Do you want to help us protect Smithville residents from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke? Join us for a Clean Air Smithville planning meeting on Thursday, Feb. 25, 4:30 PM at Smithville High School, Room 100 (DECA).Contact Kathleen Welton at 816-595-4235 or kwelton@clayhealth.com for more information. Bring your ideas and ...

The State of Public Health in the Northland

Feb. 5, 2016

What are the three health priorities for the Northland? Find out when Clay County Public Health Director, Gary Zaborac reviews the findings of the Northland Health Alliance’s Community Health Survey. Findings from over 1,000 participants of both Clay and Platte counties are the focus of“ The State of Public Health in the Northland” at the Northland Democratic Club meeting on ...

Natalie M. Foundation Believes in Education

Feb. 5, 2016

Overland Park, KS-The Natalie M. Foundation hosted the annual benefit fashion show at the Overland Park Convention Center on January 31, 2016. Thank you to everyone who participated in, supported and attended the 2016 Natalie M. Foundation Benefit Fashion Show. Through your efforts over $50,000 was generated for student programs and four scholarships were awarded to deserving individuals. This year's ...

Online Virtual Career Fair Opens Doors to Health Care Jobs

Feb. 5, 2016

BJC HealthCare to Host Online Virtual Career Fair Thousands of regional job seekers are expected to attend this unique event, taking place Tuesday, February 9, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST (Feb. 5, 2016, ST. LOUIS) – The largest employer in the St. Louis region and one of the nation’s leading health care organizations — BJC HealthCare — ...

Bach & Beer with cellist Steuart Pincombe comes to Kansas City

Feb. 5, 2016

On Wednesday March 9th at 7:00pm internationally-recognized cellist Steuart Pincombe will bring together two of the finer things in life: Bach and Beer. While sipping on their favorite brews at the Kansas City Bier Company) audience members will discover the connections between the art of brewing and the art of playing the music of Bach. Just as many brewers follow ...

Jewish Community Foundation announces deadline for Porter Summer Experience Award

Feb. 5, 2016

Contact: Beatrice Fine: 913.-327-4618 bfine@jcfkc.org Jewish high school and college students seeking funding for an approved Jewish summer travel experience are invited to apply to the Karen and Ed Porter Summer Experience Award Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation. The Fund makes annual awards to students to participate in Jewish summer travel experiences which encompass leadership development, community development or ...

Legendary Amphitheater Unveils Major Changes - New Naming Rights & Multi-Million Dollar Renovations

Feb. 4, 2016

THE LEGENDARY AMPHITHEATER TO UNVEIL MAJOR CHANGES IN 2016 NEW NAMING RIGHTS SPONSOR & MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATIONS Who: Providence Medical Center Amphitheater – New Naming Rights for the former Cricket Wireless Amphitheater What: New Naming Rights Sponsor & Multi-Million Dollar Renovations Where: 633 N. 130th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 Providence Medical Center is the new naming rights sponsor for ...

The World’s One and Only Supercharged 1967 Mustang RSC-GT to appear at the 56th Annual O’Reilly’s World of Wheels

Feb. 4, 2016

Making its first show appearance, the world’s first 1967 Mustang RSC-GT will be featured at the entrance of the Snake Pit at the 56th Annual O’Reilly’s World of Wheels in Kansas City February 12-14, 2016. JC Fisher, of the Billboard chart topping music group, “The Texas Tenors”, has done the unthinkable and transformed his 2011 Mustang GT500 in to a ...

CEAM Watchdog Investigates: School Districts’ Leaders Cost Missouri $60M Annually

Feb. 4, 2016

Last year Missouri school districts spent an estimated combined total of over $60,000,000 in salaries, pension payments and other benefits to public school district Superintendents. Topping the list was Lee’s Summit Superintendent David McGehee whose annual salary, pension payments, annuity and allowed expenses total an estimated $396,000. As part of the organization’s Watchdog, the Children’s Education Alliance of Missouri (CEAM) ...

iModules Helps Organizations Generate More Than $311 Million in 2015

Feb. 4, 2016

Leawood, KS (PRWEB) Feb 04, 2016 — Clients of iModules generated more than $311 million in gifts, memberships, and event registrations, sent more than one billion emails, and had an average email open rate of 22.3% in calendar year 2015 using Encompass, the company’s platform for online alumni engagement. The company’s clients include 52% of the top 400 higher education ...

New Film Spotlights Heroic Mom

Feb. 4, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW FILM SPOTLIGHTS HEROIC MOM Documents the work of a groundbreaking anti-violence activist. Kansas City, MO In 2011, Rosilyn Temple lost her son to homicide. She began a personal search for justice. That search has now become her calling – and that calling that could transform cities nationwide. Temple has become a passionate leader in the fight ...

Entrepreneur Business Basic Workshop

Feb. 4, 2016

Entrepreneur Business Basics of Wyandotte County, a one day workshop for new and existing small businesses. The main focus of the workshop is to refresh and refocus entrepreneur’s basic business skills. The workshop will discuss business planning, branding, accounting and online presence. The event will feature a Lunch and Learn Power Panel. Panelists include: • Jason Banks, WYCO Unified Government ...

Young adults turn tragedy in to community action in KCK

Feb. 4, 2016

Kansas City, KS (February 4, 2016) One of the trainees participating in the YouthBuild KCK program was 5 years old when he saw his first murder in Juniper Gardens, the area where the YouthBuild KCK facility is located. After years of seeing such senseless violence, YouthBuild trainees show a range of emotions-- apathy, defeat, depression, anger. That was until their ...

New Leap Day Karaoke event is Feb. 29 at Roeland Park Community Center

Feb. 4, 2016

Leap into the spotlight during a new musical event being planned by the by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Leap Day Karaoke is the name of this special event, which will give participants a chance to sing individually or with a group to favorite songs and an understanding audience. Leap Day only happens ...

Sandlot Draft Softball Tournament offered on Feb. 27 for adults

Feb. 4, 2016

Kick it old style in an elementary-schoolyard-style softball tournament being offered at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in late February at the Mid-America Sports Complex. This Sandlot Draft Softball Tournament is for ages 18 and older and is open to individuals who register to be drafted on teams. Each player will be allotted a minimum of three games. ...

Spring trout stockings set for Feb. 24 at Kill Creek and Shawnee Mission parks

Feb. 4, 2016

The public is invited to come watch as thousands of pounds of rainbow trout are stocked in two Johnson County Park & Recreation District lakes in late February. The lake locations are: Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, and Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa. Approximately 5,400 pounds of rainbow trout will be stocked in the ...

SBU releases Fall 2015 graduate, honor roll lists

Feb. 4, 2016

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 released its Fall 2015 graduate and honor roll lists. Graduates from your area are listed, along with their degree and honors, if applicable. Kansas City: Matthew Hart, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Cum Laude Smithville: Janie ...

Intouch Solutions Announces Hire of Chief Financial Officer, Chris Shirling

Feb. 4, 2016

Media Contact: Laura Boyd 913-660-9626 lboyd@morningstarcomm.com KANSAS CITY (Feb. 4, 2016) – Intouch Solutions is proud to announce the hire of Chris Shirling as its chief financial officer. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch has seen rapid expansion over the past five years. The addition of Shirling further expands the 650-person firm. As CFO, Shirling will be ...

Cancer Medical Review Introduces Online Account Payment Facilities for Patients

Feb. 4, 2016

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) February 4, 2016 - Cancer Medical Review patients no longer need to visit the hospital physically to pay their bills, the premier urology care hospital has made life easier for patients with its new online account payment facilities. "Patient convenience is of prime importance to us and our latest online account payment facility is ...

The Google Summit at St. Teresa’s Academy showcases the very latest in education technology

Feb. 3, 2016

Media Advisory - For Immediate Release Date: February 3, 2016 Contacts: Paula Holmquist (STA Alumna/Board Member) ((816) 210-6600 Diane Wilmot (STA Communications Director) (816) 868-6126 Google Education Summit to be held at St. Teresa’s Academy| February 6 & 7 WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 6 (8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) and Feb. 7 (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.). Pre-Summit Workshops ...

Gordon Biersch in Kansas City Announces Valentine’s Day Deal

Feb. 3, 2016

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, Gordon Biersch, the brewery restaurant specializing in handcrafted lagers and ales brewed in-house, announced today that its Kansas City restaurant, located at 100 East 14th St., will be offering two special Prix Fix menu options for the holiday: the White Rose Dinner for Two ($55) and the Red Rose Dinner for Two ($75). ...

Legendary KC Jazz Artists to Celebrate New CD at Pilgrim Chapel February 21

Feb. 3, 2016

On Sunday, February 21, 2016, legendary jazz artists David Basse and Joe Cartwright will celebrate the release of their new CD Live at Pilgrim Chapel with a concert at Kansas City’s historic Pilgrim Chapel, 3801 Gilham Road, Kansas City, MO 64111. Tickets for the show, which will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., are $10.00 and can be purchased at ...

Visiting Scholar Guest Discusses 21st Century Slavery, Human Trafficking

Feb. 3, 2016

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 Feb. 3, 2016 Kansas City, Missouri—Laura Murphy, Ph.D., will discuss “Modern Slavery, the New Slave Narrative, and Post-9/11 Crusade Politics” for the Visiting Scholar Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 7, in Arrupe Hall Auditorium. Her talk is co-sponsored by Rockhurst University Voices for Justice, a student social justice group. In ...


To our users and readers

Press Release Central has moved to a new server. What does this mean for you? Releases posted prior to March 1, 2012 have gone away, as has your old account registration info. Everyone will need to re-register for an account. We apologize for this inconvenience.




Want your event in our calendar?

Would you like your event published in The Kansas City Star? We’d be glad to consider it.

Enter your event

.

About Press Release Central

Press Release Central is Kansas City’s largest community site for press releases announcing news of all kinds: business, entertainment, sports and more. Releases stay for an extended period, so messages live a long life. And if you’re hunting for tips or information, just search to find news, names and subjects you might have missed.