MoKan CARSTAR Business Group Grants Wishes of Two Kansas City Metro Children

Aug. 30, 2016

Kansas City, MO. – The MoKan CARSTAR Business Group, comprised of 15 auto body shops in the Kansas City metro area, is granting the wish of 12-year-old Maddox to visit Disney Land and the dream of four-year-old Isaac Velasquez to go to Disney World. The MoKan CARSTAR Business Group raised almost $20,000 at their 23rd Annual Invitational Golf Tournament at ...

FAIRBANKS SCALES SPONSORS KANSAS CITY IRISH FEST

Aug. 30, 2016

Kansas City, MO – Fairbanks Scales, Inc., a leader in weighing technology, announces that it is sponsoring the Kansas City Irish Festival by providing two Omega Counting Scales to the festival. The Kansas City Irish Fest, taking place September 2-4, 2016, features music, dance, heritage workshops and displays, comedy, genealogy, and more. The Omega scales will be used to count ...

Park University Board of Trustees Elect New Members

Aug. 30, 2016

The Park University Board of Trustees has elected two individuals to serve as members of the University’s Board. Elected to their first term, effective July 1, were William L. Perry, Ph.D., and Jacqueline I. Snyder, Ed.D. Perry, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and mathematics from Park University in 1967, is president emeritus of Eastern Illinois University ...

Kansas City Native Attorney Recognized As One Of Metro Atlanta’s “Lawyers Of The Year”

Aug. 30, 2016

Contact: Danielle Downing Burr & Forman LLP 205-458-5478 ddowning@burr.com Atlanta, Ga., August 29, 2016 – Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce that Kansas City native, University of Kansas alum, UMKC law graduate and Missouri Bar member, James M. McCarten, a Partner in its Atlanta office who also regularly works in the firm’s Nashville office, has been named the ...

Panelists to Discuss Book on Park University’s 140 Year History

Aug. 30, 2016

As part of Park University’s year-long celebration of its 140-year history during the 2015-16 academic year, the University commissioned the publication of a book to tell the story of how the institution grew from a small Presbyterian school with 17 students into a world-class provider of higher education to more than 17,700 students with 40 campuses across the country and ...

Johnson County Community College Partners with Trane to Offer Air Conditioning Clinic

Aug. 30, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., - Students will learn the fundamentals of heating, ventilating and air conditioning at Trane’s renown Air Conditioning Clinic, offered this fall at Johnson County Community College (JCCC). The 12-week course will be held on Tuesday evening’s beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Classes will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. in room 211 of the Carlsen Center at ...

Guardian Building Products Announces Opening of Kansas City Distribution Center

Aug. 30, 2016

Contact: Sara Eller 864-281-3687 saraeller@guardianbp.com Guardian Building Products Announces Opening of Kansas City Distribution Center Greenville, SC – August 29, 2016 – Guardian Building Products (GBP) announces the opening of its new distribution center at 41 Osage Avenue in Kansas City, Kan. The larger, more efficient center replaces GBP’s existing Kansas City facility. The new location, with an approximate 200-mile ...

KANSAS CITY DANCERS TO SET A WORLD RECORD

Aug. 29, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For additional information contact: lindseysmith@vidadancecompany.com (913) 725-8432 vidadancecompany.com | 2301 W. 143rd ST. Leawood, KS 66224 Kansas City dancers are joining forces to break a world record at Union Station on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 at 2:00PM. Union Station and VidaDance, a year-old professional dance company based out of Leawood, are hosting this attempt. The application has ...

Jet Capital Enters Kansas City Market

Aug. 29, 2016

Jet Business Loans, LLC (dba Jet Capital), an online financial services provider, is expanding its small business funding solutions to include the Kansas City. Mo., area. Jet's entry into the Kansas City market is part of the latest phase of the small business capital provider's nationwide rollout. When compete, Jet Capital will be able to offer its small business funding ...

Ro-Mac Transportation celebrates 25 years.

Aug. 29, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Art Johnson 816-505-4405 art@ro-mactransport.com Ro-Mac Transportation celebrates its 25th Anniversary PARKVILLE, MO, August 29, 2016 – Ro-Mac Transportation, Inc. (Ro-Mac) announced the company will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in September. Since 1991, Ro-Mac has assisted companies in shipping their products across the state, from coast to coast and throughout Canada. In industry parlance, Ro-Mac is ...

18th Annual Kansas City Pagan Pride Day – Harvest Festival and Craft Faire

Aug. 29, 2016

Join us on Sunday, September 11th from 10 am to 6 pm at the Merriam Marketplace in Merriam, Kansas to learn more about the often misunderstood religion of Paganism at the 18th Annual Kansas City Pagan Pride Day, Harvest Celebration and Craft Faire. Since 1999, we have sought to provide the public an opportunity to experience a first-person view of ...

Altrusa Assembles Activity Bags for Ronald McDonald House

Aug. 29, 2016

For Immediate Release: (Kansas City, MO) In June at its regularly scheduled meeting at the Plaza Holiday Inn, Altrusans kicked off the new program year with a service project for Ronald McDonald House. President, Shannon Johnston, called the meeting to order and introduced the new committee chairmen. Regina Irwin of Kansas City, MO will be chairing the Communications Committee, which ...

Blue Valley Recreation Announces Name of New Indoor Facility

Aug. 29, 2016

The Blue Valley Recreation Commission’s (BVRC) newest addition located at 143rd Street and 69 Highway has a name. Construction began last year on the north side of the Blue Valley School District’s Hilltop Campus. The indoor facility for fitness, dance, basketball, volleyball, and pickleball will be known as the Blue Valley Recreation Center at Hilltop. Because of the new facility’s ...

Altrusa Hits Another Historic Milestone

Aug. 29, 2016

For Immediate Release: (Kansas City, MO) At its regularly scheduled July meeting at the Plaza Holiday Inn, Altrusans had the privilege of witnessing another milestone event in the history of this dynamic and every changing community organization. Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City, Inc. initiated its very first male member, David Halboth of Lee's Summit, MO. Altrusa first opened its ...

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. Acquires Apartment Communities in Atlanta and Jacksonville Metropolitan Areas

Aug. 29, 2016

North Kansas City, MO – August 29, 2016 – Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. (“MRTI”), a real estate investment trust with corporate headquarters located in North Kansas City, MO, has recently completed the acquisition of two apartment communities. MRTI completed the acquisition of Lexington on the Green apartment community on July 7, 2016. Lexington on the Green is located in Lithonia, ...

Park University Ranked Among Best in the Country for Adult Learners

Aug. 29, 2016

With more than 20.2 million students age 25 and older attending colleges and universities in the United States — more than 40 percent of all higher education students nationwide — Washington Monthly has ranked, for the first time, a list of the top schools in the country for adult learners. Park University, which serves more than 17,700 students worldwide at ...

6th ANNUAL PHILLIP SCIMECA CHILDRENS CHARITY WIFFLE BALL CLASSIC

Aug. 27, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHAT: Created as a desire to help those affected by the Joplin tornados in 2011, the now annual Labor Day weekend tournament is entering its sixth year and raises money for local Kansas City area children’s charities, including Variety, the Children’s Charity of KC. The event has raised more than $100,000 over the five year history. This ...

LOCAL APPAREL COMPANY CREATESCIRCULAR GIVINGOPPORTUNITIES TO BENEFIT NON-PROFITS Joins Forces with LOUISIANA FLOOD RESCUE 2016 to Bring Relief Aid to Flood Victims

Aug. 27, 2016

LOCAL APPAREL COMPANY CREATES ‘CIRCULAR GIVING’ OPPORTUNITIES TO BENEFIT NON-PROFITS Joins Forces with LOUISIANA FLOOD RESCUE 2016 to Bring Relief Aid to Flood Victims FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, MO, August 26, 2016 – MY POWER OF ONE, an apparel company based in the Greater KC region, has partnered with Louisiana Flood Rescue 2016 to assist flood victims with immediate ...

Powell Gardens Kicks Off Labor Day Weekend with Booms, Blooms & Blues!

Aug. 26, 2016

Contact: Karen Case, kcase@powellgardens.org, 816-697-2600 x236 Singer-Songwriter Kelley Hunt Headlines Summer Send-off at Kansas City's Botanical Garden Kingsville, Mo. (August 26, 2016)--Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer, and Powell Gardens is sending it off in festive fashion with Booms & Blooms on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. This family-friendly festival, sponsored by Western Missouri Medical Center, promises a ...

Smith Moore Grows in Kansas City by Recruiting Veteran Financial Advisor from U.S. Bancorp

Aug. 26, 2016

Kansas City, KS — Smith Moore, a nationally recognized wealth management firm backed by over 100 years of experience, announced the addition of Kipp Noe as Vice President, Financial Advisor. Noe, with over 29 years of financial services experience, joins Smith Moore from U.S. Bancorp where he was a financial advisor for the past 17 years in Lawrence, KS. “There ...

Student enrollment in Project Lead The Way STEM curriculum tops 37,000

Aug. 26, 2016

August 18, 2016—As students across the metro return to school this month, a record number will explore the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through Project Lead the Way, which uses project-based learning to give students hands-on STEM experiences. According to an analysis by KC STEM Alliance, more than 37,000 students from 30 districts were enrolled in Project ...


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