Fast-growing behavioral health care company expands leadership team

Sept. 15, 2014

For more information, contact: Deborah Mower 816-994-1519 Fast-growing Behavioral Health Care Company Expands Leadership Team KANSAS CITY, Mo. – September 15, 2014 – Fast-growing behavioral health care company continues to hire and expand its leadership team. New Directions Behavioral Health® (New Directions) has hired Dr. John Langlow as Medical Director and Sesha Mudunuri as Corporate Vice President for Claims, ...

Paxico Blues Festival to attract thousands on Sept. 20

Sept. 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Paxico Blues Festival Brings Thousands Together in Small Town for Over a Decade PAXICO, KS- September 20, 2014- The Paxico Blues Festival will celebrate 11 years of big city blues in a small town setting when several thousand festival goers venture to downtown Paxico on September 20 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. to enjoy local ...

Olathe cancer survivor going bald for a cause

Sept. 15, 2014

CONTACT: Leesa Gabel 913-907-5316 OLATHE CANCER SURVIVOR WILL GO BALD TO FIGHT CANCER ON 10/17. Joining thousands across the country in Be Bold, Be Bald! fundraising event. OLATHE, KS—For many cancer patients, going bald is not a choice. It is just one of the many challenges they face as they bravely fight the disease. On October 17, Leesa Gabel ...

Free small business block party slated

Sept. 15, 2014

Join BMO Harris Bank for a free B to B networking event on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 11am to 1pm at the BMO Harris branch located at 11301 Nall, Leawood. Bankers will be on hand to answer your financial questions about how BMO Harris can help you better manage your business. Free food and drinks. No registration necessary. If you ...

Lawrence Bank, Great American Bank of De Soto to merge

Sept. 15, 2014

9/15/14 FIRST FINANCIAL BANCSHARES, INC. PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE 9/25/14 For additional information contact Vickie Knight VP Lawrence Bank 785-856-9411 BANK MERGER ANNOUNCED (LAWRENCE, KS) First Financial Bancshares of Lawrence, Kansas has announced that its two banks (Lawrence Bank, Lawrence, KS and Great American Bank, De Soto, KS) will merge effective September 30, 2014. Les Dreiling, President of both Lawrence ...

Leopold Gallery donates sculpture for school benefit

Sept. 15, 2014

Kansas City, MO, September 15, 2014 – The Leopold Gallery, a nationally ranked gallery and art consultancy based in Brookside, has donated a Lyman Whitaker Wind Sculpture to St. John LaLande School for its annual fundraising event. The sculpture will be auctioned on November 8 with proceeds earmarked for a computer technology upgrade and replacement of 30 year-old classroom furniture ...

K-State to Host Hoop Scoop for Women clinic Oct. 11

Sept. 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2014 K-State to Host Hoop Scoop for Women Clinic Oct. 11 MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber and his coaching staff will host an inaugural Hoop Scoop for Women clinic on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Basketball Training Facility. The clinic will give attendees an exclusive ...

Kansas City, Kan., library gets new bookmobile

Sept. 15, 2014

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2014 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: Get a first look at the new, state of the art KCKPL bookmobile KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library is holding a ribbon cutting to celebrate the launch of its brand new bookmobile. The ...

Autumn in Cottonwood Falls features Christmas open house

Sept. 15, 2014

CHISTMAS OPEN HOUSES are the highlight of AUTUMN in COTTONWOOD FALLS, the second event of the triennial series, Seasons in Cottonwood Falls. Oct. 10th, 11th, and 12th. Located in the heart of the Flint Hills of Kansas, Cottonwood Falls is an easy and picturesque drive from Kansas City, Wichita, Topeka, Manhattan, and Lawrence. Stroll beautiful, brick lined Broadway Street while ...

First Baptist Church of North Kansas City hosts ‘Trunk or Treat’ family Halloween event

Sept. 15, 2014

“Trunk or Treat”, a safe, family event, will be held at First Baptist Church of North Kansas City, MO located at 2205 Iron Street on Halloween night, Friday, October 31, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. In the church parking lot, church members will be handing out candy from their decorated car trunks to the evening’s trick-or-treaters (12 years old ...

Locally filmed feature ‘Spirits’ selected for Los Vegas film festival

Sept. 15, 2014

The locally filmed feature "Spirits" has been chosen as an official selection for the Los Vegas film fest Pollygrind ( This is a huge accomplishment for Extreme Entertianment as the film is a true experiment. Spirits was filmed in February of 2013 in one location in the Northland and stars 4 high school students who find themselves in a particularly ...

Getting Ready for Winter: Is Your Car Ready for Snow and Ice?

Sept. 15, 2014

Winter is fast approaching and El Nino is knocking at our door! According to the 2015 Farmers’ Almanac, the winter of 2014-2015 is going to be another tough one, with below-normal temperatures gripping about three-quarters of the nation. Now is the time to think about preparing your car for winter driving. Cold weather can be particularly tough on cars, and ...

Kansas filmmaker to host screenings, Q&A on rural filmmaking

Sept. 14, 2014

LAWRENCE - A local filmmaker will host a pair of Western Kansas screenings and Q&A sessions to discuss making films in rural Kansas in September and October. Set in a dusty and desolate rural Kansas town, Somewhere Between Freedom and Protection, Kansas, the latest film from local filmmaker and current University of Kansas Film Major Patrick Clement, presents a host ...

Kansas City Selected For National Campaign, Gets Free Local Biking App

Sept. 14, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Kansas City, MO) Family Bicycles has teamed up with the My City Bikes project to help improve individual and community health in the Kansas City area. Though the action is a simple one, the effects on community wellness are profound when more people pedal a bike. My City Bikes is a national campaign creating local solutions to ...


Sept. 14, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO, September 15, 2014– Archetype Gaming, a Kansas City-based gaming community, will be hosting a 24-hour gaming marathon on October 25, 2014 to raise money and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The event, known as Extra Life, will be hosted at the Ameristar Casino Ballroom. Participants are invited to play games of any and all types, including ...

American Royal announces 2014 Royal Scholars

Sept. 13, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Royal Announces 2014 Royal Scholars September 13, 2014 - Kansas City – The American Royal Association was pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 American Royal Scholars at the 12th Annual American Royal Business and Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, September 10 in Kemper Arena. The Royal Scholars program is designed to provide an opportunity for ...

National 9 Wicket Tournament held at the Liberty Memorial

Sept. 13, 2014

THE UNITED STATES CROQUET ASSOCIATION Contact: Matt Griffith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: (816) 891-6762 Email: NINE-WICKET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO KANSAS CITY, MO The United States Croquet Association (USCA) held its first Nine Wicket Croquet National Championship in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1995. Several years passed before the second one was held in 2008 with an event in Kansas City, ...

KCUC shifts to new location

Sept. 13, 2014

Overland Park, KS ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) September 13, 2014 - Leading Kansas City urological care center KCUC has reportedly shifted to a new location of late. The renowned hospital has shifted its main office to Overland Park. "We've moved," stated an official declaration from KCUC. He continued, "Dr. Hettinger & Dr. Bock have shifted the main office outlet to 10701 ...

Historic Lexington’s 17th annual Apples, Arts & Antiques Festival slated Sept. 27-28

Sept. 13, 2014

Mark your calendar - Saturday & Sunday Sept 27th & 28th. Don't miss Lexington Missouri's Annual Apples, Arts, & Antiques Festival if you are looking for a great way to spend a fall day. A short drive through beautiful fall foliage and apple orchards just east of Kansas City will bring you to a town filled with a rich cultural ...

Pleasant Hill Hope Harvest Festival slated Oct. 4

Sept. 12, 2014

Proceeds to the Pleasant Hill Lay Clergy Council for the Tucker Renewal Center to Help Those in Need in Our Community What: The 4th Annual Pleasant Hill Hope Harvest Festival is a fun fall event for the whole family! Activities include: OctoberFast 5k Run/Walk, Vendor Booths, Model Trains Exhibit, Car Bash, Cup Cake Throw, Homemade Baked Goodies, Raffles, Free Giveaways, ...

KC brands take high tech Amtrak Acela-hybrid Porsche race northeast

Sept. 12, 2014

Who would win in a race: a car or a train? A debate started on social media has become an event that will feature high-tech, highly-connected online coverage. What started as a friendly wager became the first ever Road vs Rails. This social media enabled competition and showcased of the perks of each mode of transportation. Last year, Matt Staub, ...

Fort Leonard Wood sergeant named U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year

Sept. 12, 2014

A Fort Leonard Wood Soldier is the 2014 Drill Sergeant of the Year. Staff Sgt. Jonathan Miller, 787th Military Police Battalion, 14th Military Police Brigade, was declared the winner Sept. 11 at the Drill Sergeant, AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year event held at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Miller, who also took home the 1st Sgt. Tobias Meister Award for ...

Park University partners with Zona Rosa Barnes & Noble to support North Kansas City schools

Sept. 12, 2014

Park University’s School for Education and the Dorothy Harper Watson Literacy Center have partnered with Barnes & Noble at Zona Rosa Town Center for a book fair to support the North Kansas City (Mo.) School District on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will help fund the University’s River Read Children’s Literature Festival, scheduled for ...

First Bra Foundation supports, celebrates breast cancer survivors

Sept. 12, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Clair Keizer 913-963-0467 First Bra Foundation First Bra Foundation Supports & Celebrates Breast Cancer Survivors Overland Park, KS, Tuesday, September 16, 2014 --- For all the great work that so many of the awareness and research resources provide in the battle against breast cancer, the one thing that is lacking is a simple gesture ...

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