Dr. Luann Halverstadt named Grand Marshal for the annual Parkville July Fourth Celebration Parade

June 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2015 Contact Person: Stephany Smiddy Executive Director Main Street Parkville Association (816)-505-2227 historicparkvillemainstreet@gmail.com Description: Main Street Parkville Association is proud to announce Dr. Luann Halverstadt, Principal of Graden Elementary, as our Grand Marshal for the annual Parkville July Fourth Celebration Parade on Saturday, July 4th at 10:00 a.m. which begins at 63rd Street and Hwy ...

Grandmothers Against Gun Violence Speaks Out

June 29, 2015

Missouri Kansas Grandmother’s Against Gun violence, a group with the goal of raising awareness about gun violence will speak to the Northland Democratic Club on Tuesday, July 21 at 7 PM at the North Kansas City Public Library in the Community Room. Formed after the Sandy Hook school shooting, MOKS is the first local chapter of the national organization: Grandmother’s ...

Kansas Humanities Council awards seven grants

June 29, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Murl Riedel, Director of Grants 785/357-0359; murl@kansashumanities.org Kansas Humanities Council awards seven grants TOPEKA, Kan.—The Kansas Humanities Council recently awarded $44,398 in Humanities and Heritage grants to seven organizations. Local contributions to the projects are estimated at $179,698. Sheridan County Historical Society, Hoxie ($3,209) “Sheridan County Historical Society Preservation ...

Bigshot Inbound launches new site for research gamification service Dataga.me

June 29, 2015

Contact Information: BIGSHOT Inbound Jeff Henry, President jeffh@thinkbigshot.com 816-471-1877 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, Mo. – BIGSHOT Inbound is pleased to announce the release of a new website and inbound marketing campaign for Dataga.me, a research gamification platform. Located in Kansas City, Mo., Dataga.me is a self-service online research gamification platform that enables brands and researchers to replace complex surveys ...

Help Humane Receives $1,000 through The Allstate Foundation ‘Agency Hands in the Community’ Program

June 29, 2015

HELP Humane Receives $1000 through The Allstate Foundation ‘Agency Hands in the Community’ Program Kansas City, MO, June 29, 2015 – Allstate agent, Kelly Benbow presented HELP Humane with a $1000 grant as part of The Allstate Foundation’s "Agency Hands in the Community" program. The program, which began in 2003, recognizes Allstate agents’ volunteerism within the community and provides financial ...

New Missouri Business, Keep Them S.A.F.E. Trains Children to Survive Abduction

June 29, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Spencer, Keep Them S.A.F.E. LLC, 816-529-2466, nspencer@keepthemsafeus.com Tim Denker, Lex Launch, 816-434-6610, tdenker@denkerlawfirm.com New Missouri Business, Keep Them S.A.F.E. LLC, Trains Children to Survive Abduction Blue Springs, MO., June 29, 2015 – A new Missouri business, Keep Them S.A.F.E. LLC, is working to protect children from would-be child abductors by providing classes to help children ...

Chicago Title announces Jim Hemenway as Area Manager for KS & MO

June 29, 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, Jim Hemenway will assume responsibility for the Kansas & Missouri Profit Center of Chicago Title Kansas City. Jim has 25 years of experience in growth and development, both within for profit and not for profit businesses throughout the United States. Jim has been a part of the Chicago Title sales team and quickly distinguished himself with ...

Sunrise Advisors Named One of Nation’s Top Advisors

June 29, 2015

June 18, 2015 – Selected from over 32,000 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firms, Sunrise Advisors, a fee-only RIA located in Leawood, Kansas, has been named to the “Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers” (FT 300). The list recognizes the top 1% of independent RIA firms from across the U.S., encompassing advisory firms from 40 states and Washington, D.C. The ...

KC Urology Care Changes Patient Portal Address

June 29, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) June 29, 2015 - Kansas City Urology Care has recently changed its patient portal address. All the KCUC established patients are requested to enroll with the new address https://patientportal.intrinsiq.com/500158 to access their clinical records online. "This is to inform that we have taken up a new address for our patient portal since 22nd March ...

Tomorrow Everything Changes: The List to be Performed at KC Fringe Festival

June 28, 2015

Contact Information: Jason Cavallone 630-291-3577 oopstheatre@gmail.com Tomorrow Everything Changes: The List to be Performed at KC Fringe Festival FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbia, MO – The laws of nature, specifically those of physics and probability, often have a way of bending around Jason Cavallone. Perhaps that’s why he has spent the majority of his life surrounding himself with fictional worlds. For ...

Kansas City Lyric Opera Receives Prestigious Award

June 28, 2015

June 12, 2015 Contact: Sheila McNeill FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: 402.630.4077 Email: sheilamcneill@cox.net KANSAS LYRIC OPERA GUILD RECEIVES PROJECT OF SPECIAL MERIT AWARD Opera Volunteers International Bestows Coveted Award at Conference In recognition of their efforts, Opera Volunteers International has honored the Kansas City Lyric Opera Guild for their special merit project, “At Ease with Opera Lectures for Silent Night.” ...

Weapon/knife workshop Saturday, July 25th at Taiji Fusion 8377 Nieman Road

June 27, 2015

Head instructor Jesse 'Duke' Garcia will lead a three hour workshop focusing on Filipino baston (stick) and knife fundamentals from 1:00-4:00 pm. The cost is $40. Topics include: Middle and long range, First five angles of attack, Box pattern with baston, Box pattern with knife, and Lacosta 12 angles of attack. For more information, call 816-377-7477 or visit www.tjfusion.com.

Kreepfest - The Halloween UN-Convention

June 27, 2015

August 7-9 Welcome to the Midwest haunter's UN-Convention! Kreepfest is free, fun, and open to everyone. A gathering more akin to a family reunion than a trade show, Kreepfest is open to haunters from seasoned pros to the newbie who has just gotten the first symptoms of haunt addiction. Prop-making demos, games, prizes, haunt round-tables, cool vendors and lots of ...

Hannah Hecht presents written work at English honor society convention

June 26, 2015

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Morningside College) – Morningside College graduating senior Hannah Hecht, daughter of Scott and Shelley Hecht of Lansing, Kan., recently presented written work at the Sigma Tau Delta 2015 International Convention in Albuquerque, N.M. Hecht is a 2011 graduate of Lansing High School. Amber Harris Leichner, visiting professor of English at Morningside, traveled with the students to the ...

Name Change Re-Establishes Commercial Real Estate Women of Kansas City (CREW KC)

June 26, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Commercial Real Estate Women have elected to put CREW First! KC CREW is now CREW Kansas City (CREW KC). Originally established in 1998 as KC CREW, new chapter bylaws approving the name change were adopted at the organization’s annual membership meeting held on Tuesday, June 23. The Kansas City chapter’s membership represents nearly ...

Local Bank Takes Swipe at Breast Cancer

June 26, 2015

MERRIAM, KS, June 26, 2015—Morrill & Janes Bank (MJB) is now offering new and existing customers an opportunity to fight breast cancer. The bank is rolling out its new and exclusive Pink Ribbon Debit Card. Each time a customer uses the card to make a purchase, MJB will make a contribution to Sabetha Goes Pink/Caring Neighbors Cancer Fund in Northeast ...

50 Plus plans new Christmas in July event on July 20 at Cedar Lake Village

June 26, 2015

Come experience good tidings and cheer during a new special event being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Cedar Lake Village, a senior living community in Olathe, is opening their doors for this event, which is called Christmas in July. The program will involve a festive meal with ham and all the ...

July T.A.K.E. Self Defense Seminars for 12 and older set for two locations in Overland Park

June 26, 2015

The Ali Kemp Educational (T.A.K.E.) Foundation recently completed its tenth year of presenting a self-defense program meant to help fight the kind of violence which killed a 19-year-old Leawood resident during the summer of 2002. You're invited to join the 55,000-plus -strong and growing number of women and girls who have completed the training when the seminar is offered in ...

Making a Difference program for pre- and young teens set for July 18

June 26, 2015

If you need a way to start a discussion of sexuality with your preteen or young teenager, a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in association with the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment can help. This free program is called Making a Difference - Teen Pregnancy & STD Prevention Class and is for ...

Great American Family Campout is July 18 & 19 in Shawnee Mission Park

June 26, 2015

What could be better than a family campout right here in Johnson County? Come join us for the eighth annual Great American Family Campout and enjoy a rare opportunity to sleep under the stars in Shawnee Mission Park and take part in other outdoor activities. This event is offered by the Children’s Services Department of the Johnson County Park & ...

Roeland Park Aquatic Center to close early on July 4 and 9

June 26, 2015

The Roeland Park Aquatic Center will close early on two days in early July in order to host local swim meets, Johnson County Park & Recreation District officials announced. The facility, which is located at 4843 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park, will close at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, and at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, for meets being ...

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