The Best of Napa Valley Comes To Michael Smith May 12th

May 6, 2015

Save The Date - The Chappellet in May wine dinner comes to Michael Smith restaurant in the crossroads art district on May 12th at 6:30pm. Wines of the Chappellet Vineyards will be paired with a menu from James Beard Award winning chef Michael Smith at his restaurant at 1900 Main street, KCMO and is not to be missed by the ...

Library Launches 780s Series: Talking Music with Booker T. Jones

May 6, 2015

GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Booker T. Jones will bring the stories behind his soulful funk music to Lawrence on Thursday, May 21 as he helps kick off Lawrence Public Library’s new “780s Series”. In the Dewey Decimal system, 780 marks all things music, a literary reference to tie in the new library speaker series that plans to bring musicians ...

Building the region’s workforce the focus of 2015 Think Ahead Forum

May 6, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Christel Gollnick, regional relations team leader 816.588.2730 (mobile) christel.gollnick@heartlandfoundation.org Judith K. Sabbert, chief operating officer 816.271.2700 (office) Interview Note: The speakers and panelists will be available for interviews at the emPowerU® Campus during the 9:50 a.m. break and immediately following the close of the event at 12:30 p.m. If you are interested in covering this event ...

Amsted RPS Hosts Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins at Atchison, KS Manufacturing Facility

May 6, 2015

Overland Park, KS, May 6th, 2015 – Amsted RPS, a manufacturer of railroad fastening systems for freight and passenger railroads throughout North America and select global markets, hosted Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS 2nd District) at their facility in Atchison, Kansas last month. Representative Jenkins toured the Amsted RPS facility with company officials from both Amsted RPS and Amsted Industries as ...

United Way celebrates a heroic campaign success

May 6, 2015

Kansas City, KS (May 6, 2015) There was a spirit of hope and excitement surrounding the United Way of Wyandotte County at their Campaign Celebration event held at the Vox Theatre in Kansas City, Kansas last Thursday, April 30. Over 250 people gathered to celebrate the projected results of the 2014 – 2015 LIVE HEROIC campaign, along with honoring companies ...

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library in the process of implementing new RFID technology

May 6, 2015

625 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas 66101 www.kckpl.org News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2015 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: kwoolery@kckpl.org Kansas City, Kansas Public Library in the process of implementing new RFID technology KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas City, Kansas Public library is in the process of implementing RFID technology ...

A Day in the Park” special event returns to JCPRD parks on June 6

May 6, 2015

A day-long celebration of our community's trails, parks, and recreational spaces first introduced in 2010 is returning in early June. On June 6, the Johnson County Park & Recreation District will present A Day in the Park by offering free admission to park beaches, free pedal boat and canoe rentals at Shawnee Mission and Kill Creek park marinas, and by ...

Annual Free Fishing Weekend in JCPRD parks is June 6 & 7

May 6, 2015

The Johnson County Park & Recreation District has established the weekend of Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7, as the 2015 annual Free Fishing Weekend in district parks. This will coincide with the state of Kansas' "Free Fishing Days" in State Parks. The Saturday portion of the event also coincides with the JCPRD's Day in the Park event at ...

Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater programs offered on June 5, 12, 19, & 26

May 6, 2015

Bring the family to the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater on Friday evenings during June for educational and entertaining programs. The programs last about 45 minutes and are designed for all ages. Programs begin at 7 p.m. A charge of $3 per person paid on-site helps cover the cost of the programs; children two and ...

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue on June 3 & 17 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

May 6, 2015

The spring/summer season of Animals Tales Storytime sessions will continue during June at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. Young children and their parents are invited to come listen and learn on June 3 and 17. Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two to six. All children must be accompanied by an adult. ...

Next Out-Of-Library Storytime program begins June 1 at Mill Creek Activity Center

May 6, 2015

The first in a series of free Monday storytime session for young children has been set for early June as part of a program being presented by the Johnson County Library at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Mill Creek Activity Center. Out-of-Library Storytime is the name of this program, which is for all ages and will feature storytellers ...

New book release shows German immigrant’s journey to real estate success

May 5, 2015

New book shows Barbara Knauf’s journey to real estate success ‘How I Made Fortunes in Real Estate and How You Can Too!’ provides readers insider tips to housing industry KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When Barbara Knauf came to the Unites States from Germany, she had $300, limited English-speaking skills and a job as a stewardess. Now, after having sold properties ...

Blue is the New Black

May 5, 2015

Kansas City, MO May 6, 2015 –The Kansas City Royals aren’t the only team painting the town blue this spring. Wednesday, May 6th, Turner Construction Company employees are taking a break from work to Paint the Town Blue, using their talents to help others. Whether painting, baking, or building, each employee is donating their time as part of Turner’s nationwide ...

Claridge Court Celebrates 20 Years in Business

May 5, 2015

Claridge Court, a senior living community in Prairie Village celebrated its 20th anniversary on Wednesday, April 29. The day was marked by the unlocking of a 20 year old time capsule with the predictions from the very first residents of what life would be like today. Kansas City's mayor Kay Barnes and former Prairie Village mayor and current Claridge Court ...

Owen/Cox Dance Group presents Ludus Tonalis

May 5, 2015

Paul Hindemith’s contrapuntal masterpiece, Ludus Tonalis, is set to dance for the first time by the Owen/Cox Dance Group. It will premiere at White Recital Hall, UMKC Performing Arts Center on June 7 at 2:00 p.m. Pianist Kairy Koshoeva, 2004 recipient of the Rachmaninoff Gold Medal, joins the ensemble to present Hindemith’s masterwork of 20th century piano literature. Translating to ...

KU Professor Vitaly Chernetsky to receive coveted NEH Stipend

May 5, 2015

Lawrence, KS (May 1, 2015) – The University Of Kansas School Of Languages, Literatures & Cultures (KU SLLC), together with the Hall Center for the Humanities, announces that Vitaly Chernetsky, Associate Professor at the KU SLLC, was awarded the coveted National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend for his study “Globalization and the Euromaidan: Ukraine’s Ongoing Social Transformation and ...

Spencer Fane Expands its Intellectual Property Practice Group

May 5, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2015 Contacts: Burton Taylor, btaylor@proventusconsulting.com – Kansas City 816-812-7135 Spencer Fane Expands its Intellectual Property Practice Group Kansas City, Missouri – Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of an associate to its Kansas City office. Chinenye Okafor will join the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group where she will focus ...

NASCAR Driver Jennifer Jo Cobb Using inBound™ App for May 8th Race

May 5, 2015

Cobb Racing Team partnered with Abbacore for an upcoming May 8th, 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City. Driver Jennifer Jo Cobb wants to allow her 60K+ social media followers a way to connect them directly with her pit crew during the race and access exclusive content via their iPhones. The inBound™ app ...

Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc ANNOUNCES Promotions

May 5, 2015

KANSAS CITY, KS (April 27th, 2015) Associated Wholesale Grocers recently announced that effective April 27, 2015, Bob Pickerill, has been appointed to the role of SVP & Division Manager for the Kansas City Division. Bob began his career with AWG in the Springfield Division as the Director of Bakery and was soon given responsibility for both bakery and deli. Bob ...

10K & 5K Run To Benefit Children in the Northland

May 5, 2015

Contact: Andrea McKown, 816-420-9005 or andrea@neec.us. Kansas City, Mo (May 5, 2015) –Northland Early Education Center will host its annual Pioneer Run on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 8 a.m. at English Landing Park in Parkville, Mo. This year’s event features a 10K and 5K run, 1-mile kid’s fun run and 2-mile walk. All proceeds will benefit Northland Early Education ...

Watch Kristen Wiig’s new release through KCKPL the same day it opens in theaters

May 5, 2015

625 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas 66101 www.kckpl.org News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2015 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: kwoolery@kckpl.org Watch Kristen Wiig’s new release through KCKPL the same day it opens in theaters KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Tired of missing out on new releases? Through Kansas City, Kansas Public ...

Massage Envy Spa Honors Massage Therapists and Estheticians of the Year for 2014 - Local Therapist & Esthetician Recognized for Commitment and Devotion to Wellness Service -

May 5, 2015

Kansas City, MO. (May 4, 2015) – Massage Envy Spa, the largest employer of massage therapists and estheticians in the United States, is pleased to announce that it has named Kari Torkelson and Lacey Jungmeyer as Therapists and Estheticians of the Year for the Kansas City Region. In recognition of Massage Envy Spa’s focus on total body care, this year ...

ConQuesT 46 To Honor Brandon Sanderson, George R.R. Martin, and Nene Thomas Among Other Science Fiction and Fantasy Professionals

May 5, 2015

Kansas City, MO -- The Kansas City Science Fiction and Fantasy Society will host ConQuesT 46, the longest running local fandom convention, over the 2015 Memorial Day weekend. ConQuesT brings together fans and professionals to share and celebrate the many aspects of science fiction and fantasy. The three day event, May 22nd through 24th, will take place at the Kansas ...

ConQuesT 46 To Honor Brandon Sanderson, George R.R. Martin, and Nene Thomas Among Other Science Fiction and Fantasy Professionals

May 5, 2015

Kansas City, MO -- The Kansas City Science Fiction and Fantasy Society will host ConQuesT 46, the longest running local fandom convention, over the 2015 Memorial Day weekend. ConQuesT brings together fans and professionals to share and celebrate the many aspects of science fiction and fantasy. The three day event, May 22nd through 24th, will take place at the Kansas ...


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