Bishops of California, West Missouri, and Kansas Engage in Friendly World Series Wager

Oct. 22, 2014

Contact: Gary Allman, Director of Communications Tel: (417) 522-5151 Email: The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California, the Rt. Rev. Martin “Marty” Field, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri, and the Rt. Rev. Dean Wolfe, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas have engaged in a friendly wager to raise money ...

50 Plus presents a Mexican Fiesta on Nov. 17 at Cedar Lake Village

Oct. 22, 2014

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in November during a new special event being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event is called Mexican Fiesta and will involve a taco bar and sombrero scavenger hunt. Cedar Lake Village senior living community of Olathe is opening their doors for a special dinner in their ...

Enjoy interacting with other scrapbookers during new Scrapbook Crop session set on Nov. 15

Oct. 22, 2014

Do you enjoy scrapbooking, but feel you could benefit from spending time enjoying your hobby with others who enjoy your hobby? A new program being presented by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District can help. The program is called Scrapbook Crop and is the modern-day equivalent of quilting bees of the past. Participants ages 16 and older are invited ...

Hear “Stories of the Past” during Nature Explorers home school program on Nov. 13

Oct. 22, 2014

Ancestors and those who came before us are the topic of an intergenerational nature program designed to supplement and support home school efforts which is being offered in mid-November at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. The program is called Nature Explorers is for youth ages six to 12 with a parent. This ...

Second Public hayride offered on Nov. 2 at Oak Ridge Parklands at Shawnee Mission Park

Oct. 22, 2014

The second of two public hayrides being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District this fall will take place in early November. In addition to hayrides for organized groups, the JCPRD also offers opportunities for individuals and small groups to enjoy the crisp autumn air from a tractor-drawn haywagon without having to worry about reaching minimum numbers or ...

JCPRD winter park hours begin Nov. 1

Oct. 22, 2014

Winter hours of 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. go into effect Nov. 1 for many Johnson County Park & Recreation District parks. These winter hours will stay in effect through Feb. 28. District parks impacted by the new hours are: Heritage Park, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe; Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe; and Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam. ...

Heritage Antique Show Debuts in Overland Park - November 1 & 2

Oct. 22, 2014

Antique and vintage lovers will unite to discover the best deals and most sought-after treasures at the Heritage Antique Show in Overland Park this fall. Sixty dealers from thirteen states will gather to sell to the public at this inaugural event, featuring a large variety of rarities preserved from ages past, such as antique furniture, tin toys, estate jewelry, vintage ...

Johnson County’s Chappelow-Lee Selected as an ‘Afterschool Ambassador’

Oct. 22, 2014

Afterschool Ambassador Program: Legacy of Leadership NEWS RELEASE CONTACT: Luci Manning October 22, 2014 202/371-1999 Johnson County’s Chappelow-Lee Selected as an ‘Afterschool Ambassador’ Kim Chappelow-Lee Will Work in Kansas and Nationally to Make Afterschool Programs Available to More Students Washington, DC – The Afterschool Alliance announced today that Kim Chappelow-Lee, Children’s Services Manager at the Johnson County Park & Recreation ...

HappyBottoms launches new BUNDLES OF JOY program

Oct. 22, 2014

HappyBottoms launches new BUNDLES OF JOY program Program will help low income families with diapers from the very beginning of baby's life, right at the hospital! Contact: Teresa Winfield, HappyBottoms Program Manager cell 816-810-5139 Bringing home a new baby can fill parents with wonder, joy, and nerves! There's a lot to learn when it comes to taking care of ...

Vein and Body Centers in Kansas City Changes Its Name

Oct. 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vein and Body Centers in Kansas City Changes Its Name Dr. Schwartz at Vein and Body Centers for Excellence in Leawood, KS is changing the business name to Premier Vein and Body by Schwartz. Kansas City, Kansas – October 10, 2014 - Dr. Craig Schwartz, founder of Vein and Body Centers for Excellence, is pleased to announce ...

Kansas City Moving Company Announce Launch of New Websites

Oct. 22, 2014

Metro Wide Movers, a trusted residential and commercial moving company in the Kansas City metro area, announces the launch of two new websites dedicated to providing vital information and advice to those in need of moving services in Olathe, Mission, Leawood, Lenexa, Shawnee, and surrounding cities in Kansas and Missouri. Metro Wide Movers, a full-service residential and commercial moving company ...

Truman’s Theatre and Music Departments present New Music Theatre Concert

Oct. 21, 2014

Contact: David Charles Goyette 660-785-4519 TRUMAN’S THEATRE AND MUSIC DEPARTMENTS present a NEW MUSIC THEATRE CONCERT as a part of the 16th Annual New Horizons Music Festival Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4PM Kirksville, Missouri – During the summer of 2014, co-curators David Charles Goyette and Dr. Charles Gran, sent out a call for new works of music theatre ...

Ashley Raines & The New West Revue Set To Release 13th Studio Recording On Thanksgiving

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vanessa Aricco Grass Strand Music 646-820-3107 Ashley Raines & The New West Revue Set To Release 13th Studio Recording On Thanksgiving After The Bruising On Tour Now! (Kansas City, MO - October 21, 2014) Americana’s Cerebral Wildman, Ashley Raines, releases his 13th studio album on Thanksgiving. Raines is a lyricist and multi-instrumentalist that performs ...

Suicide Awareness Survivors Support To Hold Annual Holiday Memorial Service

Oct. 21, 2014

Overland Park, KS (October 21, 2014) -- Suicide Awareness Survivors Support (SASS) ( will hold their seventh annual Holiday Memorial Service at McGilley & Hoge, Johnson County Memorial Chapel, 8024 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS 66204 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 15. The service will include candle lighting and a slide show of loved ones lost ...

KC area schools can benefit from the Royals historic World Series run

Oct. 21, 2014

Date: 10/21/14 Contact:, 1-888-973-7464 For immediate release: With Game One of the World Series starting tonight in Kansas City, K-12 schools and non-profit youth organizations can participate in the excitement of the Royals historic playoff run and raise money for their school, PTA or youth organization in the process. GameTime Fundraisers (GTF) has aligned with MLB licensees to allow ...

Dinosaurs and Space Aliens Move Onto Tallgrass Creek’s Campus

Oct. 21, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 21, 2014) – Dinosaurs and space aliens have moved onto Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s 65-acre campus. They reside in Troll Town nestled among a 9-foot-square garden of perennials, geraniums, aguga, ivy, and ornamental ground cover. Their presence is a mystery to everyone. "We have no idea how they got there," said Norm Dalton, a former police ...

An Evening of Heros: Gala/Auction to Benefit Kansas City Area Veterans

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristin Puckett, 615-564-8481, An Evening of Heroes Honor Flight Gala/Auction to Support Veterans Overland Park, KS.; October 21, 2014 – In gratitude and appreciation for their service to our country, an upcoming gala and auction will support an Honor Flight for about 50 Kansas City veterans to visit Washington, D.C. for Veteran’s Day. An Evening ...

Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Halloween, fall season

Oct. 21, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573-563-4012 BY: Matt Decker EMAIL: FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Each year, fall brings cooler temperatures, changing colors and a variety of festivals and Family activities. Fort Leonard Wood has its own tradition of fall festivals leading up to Halloween, including its annual Pumpkin Fest. Hosted by Family ...

Get the HELL Scared out of you!

Oct. 21, 2014

Kansas City, KS - - October 21, 2014: Kansas city residents have the opportunity to get the “Hell” Scared out of them this Halloween season at KCK Praise Chapel Christian Fellowship’s “Hell Night” Live performances. A shiver would go down anyone’s spine as both men and women scream in terror while being dragged by fiery demons into hell after the ...

Local Students with Learning Disabilities Celebrate the Royals!

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 10/21/2014 Contact: Natalie Upp (913)789-9443 ROELAND PARK, Kan. – Horizon Academy students and staff are doing their part to celebrate and cheer on the Kansas City Royals for the World Series. Students at Horizon Academy typically wear school uniforms. However, in honor of the amazing Royals, Horizon Academy Executive Director, Sharyl Kennedy, named the first ...

reStart Receives VA Grant to Help End Veteran Homelessness

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2014 For more information contact: Patricia Becher Phone: (816) 472-5664 Email: reStart Receives VA Grant to Help End Veteran Homelessness Kansas City, MO – reStart, Inc. was awarded a $3 million Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA), Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) grant to support providing services for Veterans who are homeless or at-risk ...

Park University to Host Pirate Preview Day for Prospective Students

Oct. 21, 2014

Parkville, Mo.—Oct. 19, 2014 — Park University will host a Pirate Preview Day for prospective students on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on the University’s Parkville Campus. High school juniors and seniors, as well as transfer students interested in attending Park, are encouraged to bring their families to learn about degree programs, scholarships and financial aid ...

Cancer Survivorship Clinic is One of Six in U.S.

Oct. 21, 2014

Ribbon Cutting scheduled for Nov. 6 Kansas City, KS – October 20, 2014 A ribbon cutting event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6 will serve as the official opening of the Midwest Cancer Alliance Survivorship Transition Clinic. It is one of only six such adult care clinics in the country to address long-term health issues in survivors of childhood ...

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