Kansas City Community Gardens Awarded $97,500 in Tax Credits

Feb. 13, 2017

Kansas City Community Gardens Courtney Foy (913) 213-4337 courtney@kccg.org For Immediate Release Kansas City Community Gardens Awarded $97,500 in Tax Credits Kansas City, Mo—Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG), a local nonprofit, was awarded $97,500 in tax credits from the Missouri Department of Economic Development. Missouri businesses (LCC through Corporation designations) who donate to KCCG are eligible to receive 50% of ...

Celebrating 20 Years and a Lifetime of Advice

Feb. 13, 2017

KHC Wealth Management is celebrating 20 years of business in 2017. A financial planning firm in Overland Park, Kansas with a staff of fifteen, KHC opened its doors in February 1997 to provide comprehensive financial planning services to corporate executives. Executive Chairman, Stewart Koesten says, “The guiding philosophy for the firm is Making Life Count!®; helping clients lead the life ...

Park University’s ICM Orchestra to Perform Concert on Feb. 25

Feb. 13, 2017

Park University’s International Center for Music will host a concert featuring the ICM Orchestra on Saturday, Feb. 25, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. The concert is open to the public and admission is free. The concert will highlight 17 ICM students performing the following selections: • “Concerto Grosso in B-Flat Major, ...

Altrusa Recognizes International Book Giving Day

Feb. 13, 2017

Kansas City – Most people recognize February 14th as Valentine's Day but it is also International Book Giving Day. Book Giving Day is devoted to instilling a lifelong love of reading in children and providing access to books for children in need. This special day of service was started in the United Kingdom but has spread across the globe. Altrusa ...

New in-home senior care company

Feb. 13, 2017

There is a new in-home senior care company in Kansas City called Freedom Care. Freedom Care was started in 2016 and provides excellent caregivers and the best service for family members. Freedom Care was started by a nurse practitioner, Gretchen Fink, who has over 20 years of experience working with seniors. Gretchen is passionate about the geriatric population and loves ...

MC Janitorial LLC Now Provides Environmental-friendly Commercial Cleaning Services in KC

Feb. 11, 2017

Olathe, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) February 11, 2017 - Serving the Kansas City area for over 35 years, MC Janitorial LLC, a premier in the industry provides spotless cleaning services to the commercial, industrial, medical and retail clients. They have a proven track-record of successful experience in the janitorial and building maintenance industries. Now, they are certified in Green Cleaning ...

Wurst Printing Acquires St. Louis Firm

Feb. 10, 2017

Kansas City, Missouri, USA, February 10, 2017 – Henry Wurst, Incorporated (HWI), a company specializing in commercial printing, mailing and marketing services, has acquired Universal Printing Company of St. Louis, Missouri. “As we welcome the Universal brand into HWI, we believe their cutting-edge printing services and solutions will greatly contribute toward expanding our product offerings,” stated Michael Wurst, CEO, HWI. ...

Ogletree Deakins Elects Adam Pankratz as Shareholder

Feb. 10, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – February 10, 2017 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that Adam Pankratz has been elected to the position of shareholder. Pankratz practices in the firm’s Kansas City office. For more than a decade, Pankratz has represented corporations ...

Mardi Gras Mah Jongg Party for 50 Plus planned for Feb. 28 in Roeland Park

Feb. 10, 2017

“Laissez les bon temps roulez!” Let the good times roll at a Mardi Gras marathon of Mah Jongg being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This new special event is called the Mardi Gras Mah Jongg Party, and will take place on Feb. 28 at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood, ...

50 Plus Plans Adventure Walk to visit Missouri’s Weston Bend State Park on Feb. 25

Feb. 10, 2017

Enjoy an easy and pleasant stroll near Weston, Mo., during an Adventure Walk being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District on Saturday, Feb. 25. Start your morning in the picturesque town of Weston, walking past charming stores and restaurants. After that, the trail continues up a small road and into the 1,100+ ...

Discover Fulton, Mo., during 50 Plus day trip on March 2

Feb. 10, 2017

National treasures and delights of the small and vibrant town of Fulton in central Missouri are the destinations of an early March day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Postcards From Fulton is the name of this trip. Participants will visit Backer Auto World Museum to see the car collection ...

Missouri’s Wallace State Park is March 1 destination for 50 Plus Spring Strolling program

Feb. 10, 2017

Located just north of Kansas City, Missouri's Wallace State Park is the next destination for the Spring Strolling program being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This series of three walks are intended as opportunities for participants to make new friends while exploring the great outdoors. The first walk on Feb. 15 ...

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue on March 1 & 22 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Feb. 10, 2017

The winter and spring season of Animals Tales Storytime sessions will continue during March 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 March 1 and 22. Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two to six. All children must be accompanied by ...

JCPRD summer park hours begin March 1

Feb. 10, 2017

Summer hours of 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. go into effect March 1 for many Johnson County Park & Recreation District parks. These summer hours will stay in effect through Oct. 31. District parks impacted by the new hours are: Heritage Park, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe; Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee; and Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, ...

Metropolitan Energy Center Offers 3 Discounts & Rebates For Electric And Clean-Fuel Drivers

Feb. 10, 2017

February 10, 2017 - KANSAS CITY. Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC) is coordinating three separate incentive programs to boost clean transportation in and around Kansas City, and across much of the state of Kansas – and they’re all programs designed to put dollars in your pocket. Biodiesel Consumer Rebate The Kansas Soybean Commission is offering direct rebates for individuals and companies ...

HipHire Launches New App for Job Seekers; Hits 1,000 Matches

Feb. 10, 2017

January 27, 2017 Think Big Coworking, Kansas City, MO Kansas City, MO - HipHire is pleased to announce the launch of a new app for job seekers, making it easier than ever to find the right job. HipHire launched in June 2015 and in the past 6 months they have seen a growth rate of 176%. There have been over ...

Are local building owners ready for energy and water benchmarking law?

Feb. 10, 2017

Kansas City, MO - February 9, 2017 - The deadline for Kansas City’s water and energy benchmarking ordinance - the Energy Empowerment Ordinance, is fast approaching, but some local building owners may be caught off guard when the May 1, 2017 deadline hits. There could be financial penalties for non-compliance. All buildings in Kansas City over 100,000 square feet in ...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings 2017 U.S. tour to Kansas City March 3-4

Feb. 9, 2017

WHO: Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) WHAT: 2017 U.S. Tour WHEN: Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fri., March 3; 2 p.m. Sat., March 4; Exclusive performance 7:30 p.m. March 4 includes KCFAA INSPIRE Benefit and Dance Party at Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (guests will have access to the Museum throughout the evening). WHERE: Yardley ...

Midwest Mardi Gras for No Kid Hungry on Feb. 26 will raise funds to help end childhood hunger

Feb. 9, 2017

No Kid Hungry (NKH) Kansas City, the top fundraising team in the U.S. for Share Our Strength, will host a fundraising party at Brewery Emperial on Feb. 26. Mardi Gras Midwest for NKH will feature a collaborative New Orleans-inspired menu hosted and coordinated by Brewery Emperial’s owner, Ted Habiger—chef/owner of Rm 39 and Sasha’s Baking Company, with dishes created by ...

Louisburg High School Marching Wildcat Band SELECTED TO JOIN 2018 ROSE PARADE®

Feb. 9, 2017

PASADENA, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2017) – Pasadena Tournament of Roses® 2018 President Lance Tibbet announced 20 of the 22 marching bands that will participate in the 129th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Making a Difference.” The bands will travel to Pasadena from across the United States and around the world, including Australia, Canada, Japan and Panama. The two bands ...

Derek Gates Promoted to VP of Finance

Feb. 9, 2017

LAWRENCE, Kan. – February 9, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. is proud to announce that Derek Gates is promoted to Vice President of Finance. In addition to his current role as Controller, Gates will now oversee Information Systems. “Derek has immense knowledge of financial accounting and has been a true asset as we’ve transitioned to a new enterprise resource planning ...

Educational Foundation Set to Grow

Feb. 9, 2017

Spring Hill, KS – The Spring Hill Education Foundation (SHEF) recently received its 501(c)(3) status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This designation makes the foundation one of only five public charities recognized by the IRS in Spring Hill. In 1993, the SHEF was established to support educational opportunities in the Spring Hill School District. At that time, the foundation ...


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