Local Kansas City Compensation & Benefits Association wins award

Nov. 30, 2015

WorldatWork has recognized the Kansas City Compensation & Benefits Asociation as the 2014 Local Association of the Year. This award honors one association in the WorldatWork Local Network for its outstanding support of the profession in the local community and partnership with WorldatWork. KCCBA was very excited to win this award. We have worked very hard over the last several ...

Holiday Craft & Vendor Show to Benefit the Local Homeschool Community

Nov. 30, 2015

Home Educating Resource Services, H.E.R.S., is sponsoring a craft and vendor show to help support children in the local homeschool community. H.E.R.S. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that all homeschool families have access to the resources needed to educate their children to their fullest potential. The organization provides free educational resources and free and low ...

Kick 4 Kansas City, KC Rescue Mission to provide shoes for needy

Nov. 30, 2015

Overland Park, Kan. - November 30, 2015 - Kicks 4 Kansas City, the area's most current nonprofit organization, has partnered with Kansas City Rescue Mission to help provide shoes for those in need, through the collection of gently used athletic shoes. The foundation has made an significant presence in Kansas City, working with power partners in its mission. In the ...

Local Youth Football team is greatly honored to represent the United States vs. Mexico in the 4th Invitational Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium (Cowboys Stadium) in Arlington, TX

Nov. 30, 2015

Local Youth Football team is greatly honored to represent the United States vs. Mexico in the 4th Invitational Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium (Cowboys Stadium) in Arlington, TX Blue Springs, MO — Sprouse’s Wildcats of Blue Springs have been invited to represent the United States in the 4th Invitational Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium on December 20, 2015 in Arlington, ...

Celebrating the Season with Baby Jesus and Santa

Nov. 30, 2015

Shawnee, Kansas – The community is invited to celebrate the Christmas season with Monticello United Methodist Church (MUMC) by seeing the nativity scene come to life on Dec. 6 and having breakfast with Santa Claus on Dec. 12. MUMC will feature the “Night of the Nativities” 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 at the church, 23860 W. 75th St., ...

On Block South to present concert benefiting Wounded Warrior Project

Nov. 30, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (December 12, 2015)- One Block South in conjunction with Martin Artistic Representation have partnered with Wounded Warrior Project and 98.9 the Rock to present Highway to Heaven: A Concert benefiting Wounded Warrior Project. Featured performances by Stairway to Zeppelin and KC/DC along with master of ceremonies, Stephen Bayer. Including a prize pack raffle valued at over $1000. ...

Epilepsy Foundation of Kansas Fundraiser

Nov. 29, 2015

I am Elegant Teen Kansas with Today's American Woman. My platform is Epilepsy. On February 13 I will be hosting a Ball/Dance to raise money for the Epilepsy Association of Kansas. There will be a catered dinner, silent auction, and a lot of fun. Please come help me spread awareness while raising money for the Epilepsy Association of Kansas. Please ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents/Staff Celebrate Their Fitness on Thanksgiving

Nov. 27, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (November 27, 2015) – Tallgrass Creek residents and staff celebrated their fitness on Thanksgiving by participating in the retirement community’s first Turkey Triathlon. Seven teams – comprising 18 residents and 3 staff members -- swam, biked and walked in and around the Fitness and Aquatics Center. They swam for 10 minutes in the pool and then biked ...

Effective Skin Enhancement and Anti-Aging Solutions from RSVP Med Spa

Nov. 27, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) November 27, 2015 - Nobody likes to have wrinkles, crow's feet, dark spots or any other signs of aging. Everyone loves to look young even when they grow old. A solution to erase the signs of aging is to undergo a Botox treatment. Botox injections work by weakening or paralyzing certain muscles in the ...

Keystone Luncheon To Honor Developments Dec. 17

Nov. 26, 2015

The Clay County Economic Development Council will honor the area’s top developments and construction projects Thursday, Dec. 17 at the annual Keystone Recognition Awards. The event will start with registration at 11:15 a.m. in Harrah’s North Kansas City Casino and Hotel. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. The Keystone Awards recognize businesses that have made significant contributions to Clay ...

KCMO Citizens Petition to Override E-Cigarette Ordinance

Nov. 26, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri November 26, 2015 09:45CST Bistate Regional Advocates for Vaping Education (BRAVE) is coordinating efforts with a local grassroots group to recall by referendum petition a restrictive e-cigarette ordinance. Three ordinances were passed last Thursday, November 19th at the Kansas City Council meeting, collectively known as “Tobacco21.” The ordinances raised the tobacco and “vapor product” sales age to ...

2015 Global Health Council Innovation Award Winner

Nov. 25, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2015 CONTACT: Terry Oehrke Phone: 816-529-9000 Email: info@ontargetinteractive.com OnTarget Wins Coveted Business Action on Health Award for Contributions to Global Health Kansas City, Missouri, OnTarget announced that their HIV Infant Tracking System won the Business Action on Health award, one the most coveted honors in the area of corporate social responsibility, in the Innovation and ...

Roeland Park Aquatic Center plans early or full closures on Dec. 24, 25, 26, and 31,

Nov. 25, 2015

The Roeland Park Aquatic Center will close early on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve for the holidays and will be closed on Christmas Day as well as the following day. During this holiday season, the center will offer special open swim hours on Dec. 24, 28, 29, 30, and 31. The facility, which is located at 4843 Rosewood Drive, ...

Winter Solstice Celebration is Dec. 19 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Nov. 25, 2015

Take a break from the busy holiday festivities and preparations to celebrate an ancient rite at a fun special event for all ages called the Winter Solstice Celebration planned for Dec. 19 at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center. In astronomical terms, the Winter Solstice occurs when the Earth’s axial tilt is farthest away from ...

See Kansas City Symphony’s holiday concert during Dec. 19 day trip for 50 Plus

Nov. 25, 2015

Get into the holiday spirit during a matinee concert by the Kansas City Symphony and Chorus during a late-December day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Christmas Festival at Kauffman Center is the name of this trip. Participants will attend the Dec. 19 concert and enjoy easy and excellent views ...

Next Foodie Fridays program for 50 Plus set for Dec. 18

Nov. 25, 2015

Stroud's Restaurant is the next destination in the Foodie Fridays program being presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program lets participants try a new restaurant each month with a fun and active group of friends for dinner on the third Friday of each month. Participants meet at Antioch Park. Transportation to ...

Dec. 12 KC WildLands Native Christmas Tree Event planned at Mildale Farm site

Nov. 25, 2015

Kansas City WildLands, in partnership with Johnson County Park & Recreation District, is again offering the public an opportunity to remove invasive red cedars and take them home to decorate for the holidays! This year's event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, at JCPRD's Mildale Farm, 35250 W. 199th St., Edgerton. A minimum ...

Jacob Elyachar receives top designation in the national 2015 Small Business Influencer Awards

Nov. 25, 2015

Kansas City, MO: November 24, 2015 –Jacob Elyachar, Chief Content Producer-Writer of jakes-take.com, has received a top designation in the national Small Influencer Awards. Jacob was named a 2015 “Community Choice” honoree. The title is given to select award candidates who received outstanding community support of their nomination and has accomplished major achievements in their chosen field. Jacob was nominated ...

New Downtown Lawrence Gift Cards in Time for Holiday 2015 Season

Nov. 25, 2015

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release – November 24, 2015 Contact: Downtown Lawrence Inc., Sally Zogry (785) 842-3883 director@downtownlawrence.com New Downtown Lawrence Gift Cards in Time for Holiday 2015 Season Just in time for the holiday season Downtown Lawrence Inc. (DLI) is launching a new gift card program. The Downtown Lawrence gift card is accepted at over 100 DLI member businesses, ...

Robbie Holmquist Finalist for 2015 KCPL Community MVP

Nov. 25, 2015

Robbie Holmquist, freshman at Rockburst University, was named one of 10 finalists for the 2015 KCPL Community MVP program, which recognizes youth in the KCPL's service area who have gone above and beyond to serve their community. The youth who garners the most online votes before 11:59 p.m. on December 3rd will be named the MVP. Votes may be cast ...

Nicholas Segura selected for national 2015 Small Business Influencer Awards

Nov. 25, 2015

Kansas City, MO: November 24, 2015 – Nicholas Segura, President of The Somos Agency, a Kansas City-based Hispanic and multicultural marketing firm, has received an outstanding designation in the 2015 Small Influencer Awards. Nicholas was selected as one of the national "Top 100 Small Business Influencer Champions." He was nominated in the Leadership category, according to Segura. The Top 100 ...

Tired of Black Friday? Consider Pack Friday

Nov. 24, 2015

Youthfront: Something to Eat Contact: Amber Booth Phone: (o) 913­262­3900 (c) 605­951­3362 Email: abooth@youthfront.com Tired of Black Friday? Consider Pack Friday SHAWNEE MISSION, KAN. (Nov. 2015) Looking for an alternative to the consumerism of Black Friday? This year, instead of spending Black Friday shopping, hundreds of young people and their families will join together at the Youthfront Something to Eat ...

Local contractor White Star Construction, has earned the construction/remodeling industry’s Certified 203k Contractor designation

Nov. 24, 2015

Brent Sliefert with White Star Construction has completed the construction/remodeling industry’s most comprehensive training in the use of the U.S. Government’s FHA 203k Home Renovation Loan program. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release – 11/23/15 – Basehor, KS – White Star Construction has completed the construction/remodeling industry’s most comprehensive training in the use of the U.S. Government’s FHA 203k Home Renovation ...

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