Local Bakery Wins National QVC Award

Sept. 22, 2014

NEWS RELEASE | Photos enclosed |Video available Contact Information Strawberry Hill Povitica Company 7226 W Frontage Road. Merriam, KS 66203 Marc O’Leary (913) 631-1002 Marc@povitica.com Local Bakery Wins National QVC TV Award Strawberry Hill Povitica of Merriam Tops Prestigious Competition Strawberry Hill Povitica won the QVC Customer Choice Food Award for Best Breakfast Food. The award show was broadcast live ...

Nation 4-H Week is Oct. 5 - 11: Johnson County 4-H now enrolling new members

Sept. 22, 2014

Did you know that 4-H, the nation’s largest youth development and empowerment organization, cultivates confident kids who tackle the issues that matter most in their communities? In Johnson County, 4-H is thriving. With nearly 700 members, the Johnson County program, affiliated with K-State Research and Extension in Olathe, continues to grow and expand to reach new audiences. National 4-H Week ...

Green Roofs are Growing on the University of Kansas Campus

Sept. 22, 2014

Hello ”The Call” News team! We are excited to share the following exciting new addition to the University Of Kansas campus! The Bioscience & Technology Business Center (BTBC) Incubator Building Phase II is the site of the latest green roof at the University of Kansas’ West Campus. In addition to providing many environmental benefits, the green roof will give building ...

Local Members of Zeta Phi Beta recognized as Who’s Who in Black Kansas City

Sept. 22, 2014

Kansas City, MO- Who’s Who Publishing Company, the nation’s largest annual directory publisher focusing on the African-American market, recently announced its 2014 Honorees for the 2nd Edition of Who’s Who in Black Kansas City®. Among those selected are Tysie McDowell Ray, Principal and Co-Founder of Crossroads Academy of Kansas City, Deanne Moore, Assistant Principal in the Kansas City, Kansas Public ...


Sept. 22, 2014

SNAP FITNESS SHAWNEE HOSTS NASCAR PRE-RACE PARTY WITH DRIVER LANDON CASSILL General Public & Snap Fitness Members Invited for Free Food, Giveaways and Music WHAT: Snap Fitness Shawnee is hosting a pre-race party Saturday, Oct. 4 with Landon Cassill, driver of the No. 40 Snap Fitness Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Prior to taking the green flag at ...

Park University Honors Campus Centers, Staff During Annual Conference

Sept. 22, 2014

Park University campus center directors and support staff from across the country gathered the week of Sept. 15 for the annual Park Distance Learning Campus Center Directors Conference on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event concluded on Sept. 18 with an awards banquet to honor the University’s highest achieving campuses and PDL staff. The inaugural “Park Distance Learning Person of ...

Southwest x Central Street Fest

Sept. 22, 2014

Contact: Brandon Frederick 816 474 4200 hello@imaginethatkc.org On October’s First Friday, Imagine That! will be hosting a fundraiser and street festival in support of our non-profit arts program. Our goal is to raise awareness about our studio and to continue connecting our community with other artists, creatives, and community enthusiasts in Kansas City. Southwest x Central Street Fest is a ...

Avila Homecoming to be highlighted by Alumni Awards

Sept. 22, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo., September 22, 2014 – Avila University will honor 15 alumni during a ceremony Sunday, Sept. 28 in Whitfield Center on the Avila campus. These will alums will be honored for their outstanding professional accomplishments and their contributions to the local, national and global communities. Ahmad Ashkar (’04 business administration) will receive the Outstanding Alumni Award for his ...

Villa St. Francis to mark 70th anniversary with benefit dinner

Sept. 22, 2014

The Board of Directors and the Auxiliary of Villa St. Francis will host a celebratory dinner to mark the 70th anniversary of the skilled nursing center located in Olathe, Kan., and sponsored by the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. The benefit dinner is scheduled Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at Church of the Ascension, Overland Park, Kan. The theme of ...

Show-Me Cannabis Town Hall in Lee’s Summit

Sept. 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September, 22, 2014 CONTACT: Amber Iris Langston – (573) 239–8149 or amber@show-mecannabis.com Show-Me Cannabis Town Hall to be Held in Lee's Summit LEE'S SUMMIT, MO – 9/22/14 – Show-Me Cannabis will host a town hall event at the Gamber Community Center in Lee's Summit (4 SE Independence Ave) at 6:30 pm on Monday, September 22nd. Speakers ...


Sept. 22, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS: On October 5, 2014, Local father and daughter, Chris and Ollie Miller, will run a marathon around Overland Park, KS to raise money for clean water in Africa. Thirty-one-year-old Chris will push three-year-old Ollie in a running stroller for 26.2 miles, stopping at eight playgrounds in which Ollie will go down 26 different slides. Their goal is ...

Kansas City Coro Internship in Public Affairs is Accepting Applications

Sept. 22, 2014

The Kansas City Coro Summer Internship in Public Affairs, a program of Park University’s Hauptman School for Public Affairs, is now accepting applications for 2015. Applications are due no later than Dec. 1, 2014. Kansas City Coro is designed to develop future community leaders through exposure to community issues, leadership development, civic leaders and organizations. It is a demanding and ...

21st Annual Holly Festival

Sept. 21, 2014

The 21st Annual Holly Festival Craft Fair will be held on November 8th (10:00 am - 4:00 pm) and November 9th (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) at Bernard Campbell Middle School (1201 NE Colbern Road, Lees Summit, MO 64086). The Holly Festival is a fundraising craft fair that benefits the Lee's Summit Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (D.A.R.E.). The Holly ...

Grandfamilies Conference slated Oct. 17 in Liberty

Sept. 20, 2014

The 2014 Grandfamilies Conference for grandparents and other caregivers who are raising children will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 N. 291 Highway, Liberty. This free conference will feature exhibits, workshops, speakers and door prizes along with a special grandfamilies panel discussion. A complimentary continental breakfast and lunch will be ...

Emporia to celebrate William Allen White Legacy Day

Sept. 20, 2014

Contact: Karen Sommers,620-794-5668, karens@esbtrust.com The Emporia City Commission has designated the first Saturday in October as the annual day of observance of the William Allen White legacy in the City of Emporia. William Allen White Legacy Day coincides with the annual presentation of the White Children’s Book Awards when hundreds of school children from across the state come to Emporia ...

Dance peformers dedicated to Jewish Community Center shooting victims

Sept. 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2014 Contact: Jeremiah Enna 913.207.5894 c. jeremiah@culturehouse.com Störling Dance Theater presents Parables & Prayers with new work, For Those Who Mourn, dedicated to the victims of the Jewish Community Center shooting and the Jewish Community Kansas City Dance Company to perform at the Polsky Theater at JCCC with new work dedicated to the shooting victims ...

Self-help book ‘Women Under Construction’ empowers women

Sept. 19, 2014

New Self-Help Book, Women Under Construction Empowers Women to Live Life to the Fullest Kansas City, MO…Dr. Evelyn Hill, a Kansas City, MO Native, is releasing her first book Women Under Construction this month. Women Under Construction reveals real opportunities for every woman to look at herself honestly, without blaming anyone else and realize that life is truly a construction ...

150 area children to get free beds as Sleepyhead Beds moves to larger facility

Sept. 19, 2014

September 27th will be a big day for 150 area children and a local non-profit that aims to serve them. Sleepyhead Beds, an organization formed in 2010 to provide free beds to low-income families whose children don’t have beds, has outgrown its warehouse downtown and is moving. Rather than simply move the 150 beds currently in the warehouse to the ...

Missouri state Rep. Courtney Curtis to pre-file police vest camera legislation

Sept. 19, 2014

ST. LOUIS – State Representative Courtney Curtis plans to pre-file legislation that, if passed, would place video cameras on the vests of every police officer throughout the state of Missouri. With the installation of these video cameras, Curtis believes an unbiased third party witness would be constant and would help restore the trust between the police department and the communities ...

57th Biblesta Parade on tap for Humboldt

Sept. 19, 2014

Contact: Larry Barnett Tel: 1-620-473-3374 Email: biblesta@yahoo.com Website: www.biblesta.com HUMBOLDT, KS (September 19, 2014) – The community of Humboldt is proud to present the 57th Annual Biblesta Parade celebration on Saturday, October 4, at 1:30 p.m. For 57 years Humboldt has dedicated the first Saturday in October as a day to honor God. The one-of-a kind Biblesta Parade features floats ...

The Boxtrolls’ movie inaugurates Boxtroll cardboard challenge

Sept. 19, 2014

WHAT: The Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge is for children creating and building crafts inspired by the new movie The Boxtrolls and using cardboard boxes as the main resource – just like the Boxtrolls themselves do in their amazing world. Participants across the country will show their creativity and win “What’s in the Box?”-themed packages at hosted events. WHEN: Sunday, September 21 ...

Kansas City premiere of ‘The Good Lie’ slated Sept. 22

Sept. 19, 2014

KANSAS CITY PREMIERE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 WHAT: Red carpet arrivals at the KANSAS CITY PREMIERE of THE GOOD LIE on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 at AMC STUDIO 30 in OLATHE, KS. WHO: From the film: Emmanuel Jal (actor), Ger Duany (actor), Molly Smith (producer), Kansas City family who was cast via local casting call Elikana Jale (role of James), Okwar Jale ...

ATSU announces new vice president of finance/CFO

Sept. 19, 2014

Contact: Kit Avanzado, A. T. Still University, 660.626.2539 Kirksville, Mo. - A.T. Still University (ATSU) announced the appointment of Richard (Rick) Rieder, MBA, MM, as vice president of finance/chief financial officer for ATSU. Rieder currently serves as vice president for administration/chief financial officer at the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Mo. He will begin his role with ATSU ...

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