Not Your Ordinary Bridal Show - Indie Wed is coming to KC

Feb. 9, 2016

The first annual Indie Wed Bridal Show will be head Sunday, February 28 from 10 - 4 PM at the Bauer Event Space in the Crossroads Arts District. Started in Chicago in 2009, Indie Wed is a bridal show like none you’ve ever seen: where the guests are invited to mix and mingle among over 40 independent vendors in an ...

Academy Bank Opens New Branches in Missouri and Kansas

Feb. 9, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 9, 2016) – Academy Bank, a family-owned bank based in Kansas City, announces the opening of two new branch locations in Wal-Mart Super Centers at 600 Coronado Dr., Blue Springs, Mo., and 10824 Parallel Parkway near Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. The branch locations are the first Academy Bank retail sites to open in the ...

STEREOTYPES TO CIVIL RIGHTS: BLACK PAPER DOLLS IN AMERICA Exhibit of encyclopedic collection opens February 20, 2016

Feb. 9, 2016

February 9, 2016 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – Paper dolls provide a glimpse into the history of racial perceptions in a new exhibit at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures. Featuring the private collection of noted author, lecturer, and collector Arabella Grayson, Stereotypes to Civil Rights: Black Paper Dolls in America documents the 150-year evolution of cultural images of African ...

Into the Woods at Just Off Broadway Theater

Feb. 9, 2016

Everything is different in the woods. There are giants in the sky, magic beans, and a wicked witch but none like you have ever seen. Follow along on the journey of some of our favorite fairy tale characters re-imagined in this dark and exciting musical. She & Her Productions presents Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim. Just Off Broadway Theater ...

FREE dental care for children

Feb. 9, 2016

Contact: Tacie Diehl 816-452-2000 Event Date- February 13, 2016 Where: 5708 North Broadway, Gladstone, MO. When: 2/13/16 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. Why: Dr. Marx likes to help people. He wants children to have a positive attitude toward dentistry. Also, he knows that sometimes parents need a little help. Northland dentist Robert G. Marx began Have a Heart Day, one ...

Free Safe Boating Class Announced

Feb. 8, 2016

Why sit at home dreaming about warmer weather and time on the water when you can be learning how to be safe when the time comes? Come join the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at a free one-day boating safety course. Topics covered by the course include boat types and marine motors, pre-underway activities and trailering, boat handling and navigation rules, ...

KCPT MARKS ITS TRANSFORMATION BEYOND JUST PUBLIC TELEVISION

Feb. 8, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Feb. 8, 2016 Longtime Kansas City PBS affiliate will launch new logo and feature multi-level media services KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After 55 years as Kansas City’s only community-supported public television station, KCPT will unveil its new logo as the culminating piece of the media company’s two-year brand renovation process. KCPT will unveil its new logo ...

Martin City Melodrama Presents: ‘The Wizard of Paws!’ (c)

Feb. 8, 2016

MARTIN CITY MELODRAMA THE MARTIN CITY MELODRAMA ANNOUNCES ITS NEW LOCATION AT CROWN CENTER FOR ITS 31ST SEASON WITH THEIR NEW WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL FOR SPRING OF 2016! 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108 Business Address: 3808 East 98th Terrace, KC, MO, 64137 (913)642-7576 www.martincitymelodrama.org “LOTS OF LAUGHS, WITHOUT THE STINK OF ART”—Charles Ludlam FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: JEANNE ...

Call for Artists for 12th Images Art Gallery Juried Show

Feb. 8, 2016

Images Art Gallery is calling for entries to its 12th annual juried show. Opening reception is 6-9 p.m., Friday, April 15, at the gallery at 7320 W. 8oth St., Overland Park, Kansas. The awards announcement will be at 7 p.m. Juror is painter Nicole Emanuel. Deadline for entries is March 1. Show opens April 15 and runs to May 14. ...

Unity World Headquarters Appoints New CFO

Feb. 8, 2016

David Vest has been named the chief financial officer of Unity World Headquarters at Unity Village. Vest replaces former CFO Guy Swanson, who was named president and chief operating officer in January. Vest joined Unity World Headquarters in 2001 as controller. Prior to joining Unity, he was vice president of finance at BeyondNow Technologies in Overland Park, Kansas. Vest also ...

Ellen Bass to Deliver Annual Robert R. Burke, S.J., Memorial Poetry Reading

Feb. 8, 2016

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 Feb. 8, 2016 Kansas City, Missouri — California-based poet Ellen Bass will be the guest of Midwest Poets Series at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 3, to deliver the annual Robert R. Burke, S.J., Memorial Reading. The annual reading is named for the former Rockhurst University faculty member, defender of art and expressive ...

AT&T FIBER REACHES MORE THAN 17,000 NEW BUSINESS CUSTOMER LOCATIONS IN KANSAS

Feb. 8, 2016

TOPEKA, KAN., FEB. 5, 2016 – AT&T* today announced that it has added 17,163 additional business customer locations to its fiber network in Kansas since 2012, when the company began its aggressive fiber expansion program. Nationally, the expansion helped extend AT&T’s U.S. fiber network another 76,000 route miles, bringing the total to nearly 500,000 miles and reaching 1 million new ...

AT&T FIBER REACHES MORE THAN 28,000 NEW BUSINESS CUSTOMER LOCATIONS IN MISSOURI

Feb. 8, 2016

ST. LOUIS, MO., FEB. 5, 2016 – AT&T* today announced that it has added 28,450 additional business customer locations to its fiber network in Missouri since 2012 when the company began its aggressive fiber expansion program. Nationally, the expansion helped extend AT&T’s U.S. fiber network another 76,000 route miles, bringing the total to nearly 500,000 miles and reaching 1 million ...

Auditions for feature film to be shot in KC/Independence

Feb. 8, 2016

Esther Pictures (www.estherpictures.com) will be holding auditions for a new feature length faith based comedy being filmed in the Kansas City/Independence area this spring. This production was written and will be directed by (and starring) Michael Joiner,former Hollywood resident now living back home in Kansas City, MO.Michael has starred in many films and TV shows including SONY Pictures "The Grace ...

Bucephalus Web Development Reports First Testimonial by Preeminent Kansas City Fitness Studio, Health House

Feb. 8, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 25, 2016 / Yahoo! Finance /?—?Bucephalus Development, LC (AKA “Bucephalus Web Development”, “Bucephalus Dev” or “The Company”) proudly announces the first testimonial by a premier client within its exclusive stable of companies, Health House of Kansas City. Incorporated in 2013 as a modern health and wellness studio offering bodyweight-centric cross-training combined with WaterRowers, “Health House could ...

Park University’s School of Business Ranked No. 2 “Best for Vets” Private School in the Country

Feb. 8, 2016

Park University’s School of Business has been selected the No. 2 “Best for Vets” business school in the country among private colleges/universities, according to Military Times, an independent source for news and information for the military community, and its associated publications, Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times. Park ranked behind only Syracuse (N.Y.) University among ...

First Call Board of Directors Names Susan Whitmore President & CEO

Feb. 8, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016 For Immediate Release: Contact: Liz Gilbert, Director of Marketing & Communications P: 816-800-8060 E: lgilbert@firstcallkc.org Kansas City, MO - First Call’s Board of Directors announced that it voted unanimously to appoint Interim President & CEO, Susan Whitmore as the permanent President & CEO. “I have worked closely with Susan over the last six years and there ...

KU Bone Marrow Recipient Completes 7th Marathon on 7th Continent

Feb. 7, 2016

Keynote inspirational speaker, three-time cancer conqueror and bone marrow transplant recipient at Kansas University Medical Center, Matt Jones, who had to relearn how to walk, completes his sixth and seventh marathon on his sixth and seventh continent. On January 26th Matt completed his sixth marathon on his sixth continent at the White Continent Marathon in Antarctica. Three days later he ...

Meet the alpacas! Midwest Alpaca Show April 2-3, 2016

Feb. 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2016 For more information contact Patty Hasselbring 816-769-3939 patty@hasselbringsharmonyranch.com MOPACA ALPACA SHOW April 1 – 3, 2016 Hundreds of alpacas and their owners will be at Hale Arena for regional show Kansas City, Missouri – The 13th annual Midwest Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association’s Invitational Alpaca Show will be held at the American Royal Hale ...

Lent and Easter Services

Feb. 6, 2016

The Presbyterian Church of Stanley located at 14895 Antioch Rd, Overland Park will be holding Lent and Easter Services. Feb 10 - Ash Wednesday Services at 7pm with a Potato Bar Dinner beforehand at 6:00. Dinner is $5 per person. March 24 - Maundy Thursday service will be a Reader's Theater Service at 7pm for Holy Week. A dinner will ...

Kansas City Jazz Vespers features Al A Mode, Feb. 21

Feb. 6, 2016

Kansas City Jazz Vespers features Al A Mode with jazz soloist Jesica Poell. Al A Mode takes the authentic smooth, bluesy and improvisational Kansas City jazz style and blends it with Latin-Brazilian, French and gypsy jazz. The group is led by classically trained guitarist Clayton DeLong. KC Jazz Vespers is a monthly jazz concert venue featuring 100 minutes of popular ...

PASTORSERVE TO HOST PASTOR APPRECIATION BREAKFAST WITH SPECIAL GUEST DAYTON MOORE

Feb. 5, 2016

Kansas City, MO, February 6, 2016 – PastorServe, Inc. is hosting an appreciation breakfast for pastors in the Kansas City metro on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:00 AM at the Macedonia Baptist Church located at 1700 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64109. There will be approximately 300 pastors and ministry leaders represented from across the Kansas City Metro. The ...

The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces New Staff Positions

Feb. 5, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces New Staff Positions Drug Free Sport Expands Marketing, Sales, and Client Service Outreach KANSAS CITY, MO. (February 5, 2016) – The National Center for Drug Free Sport (Drug Free Sport®), the industry leader in drug education and testing within professional, collegiate and amateur athletics, announces two newly-created staff positions ...

Clean Air Smithville Meets

Feb. 5, 2016

Do you support an indoor smoking ordinance in Smithville? Do you want to help us protect Smithville residents from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke? Join us for a Clean Air Smithville planning meeting on Thursday, Feb. 25, 4:30 PM at Smithville High School, Room 100 (DECA).Contact Kathleen Welton at 816-595-4235 or kwelton@clayhealth.com for more information. Bring your ideas and ...


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