Free Small Business Boot Camp March 13

Feb. 26, 2015

Mid-Continent Public Library and the Clay County Economic Development Council will hold a special Small Business Boot Camp focusing on marketing for new entrepreneurs March 13. The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. for networking at the Woodneath Library Center, 8900 North Flintlock Road, Kansas City. The keynote speaker, Joe Roetheli, is CEO of the Greenies Company. He will share ...

RESULTS Technology Welcomes New VP of Business Development

Feb. 26, 2015

(Kansas City –ALSO ST. LOUIS, February 20, 2015) – Nathan Keller has joined RESULTS Technology, a managed technology services firm with offices in St. Louis and Kansas City, as Vice President of Business Development. Keller is responsible for identifying major areas of growth within the company’s existing and potential client base in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Keller comes to ...

CBIZ Hires Mike Nichols as Divisional Human Resources Director

Feb. 26, 2015

LEAWOOD, KAN. (February 26, 2015) — CBIZ, Inc. today announced the hiring of Mike Nichols as Divisional Human Resources Director for the company’s Financial Services division, CBIZ MHM, LLC. Prior to joining CBIZ, Nichols served as a senior vice president and head of talent management and learning Americas at Swiss Reinsurance Company. He was also previously employed by GE Insurance ...

Speech and debate tournament held at Nall Avenue Baptist Church in Prairie Village, KS

Feb. 26, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2015 NCFCA KS Qualifier Announced! February 26-28—being held at Nall Avenue Baptist Church, Prairie Village, KS [address: 6701 Nall Ave.] Thursday, February 26 (8:00 a.m. – 9:15 p.m) Friday, February 27 (8:00 a.m.- 9:15 p.m.) Saturday, February 28 (8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.) Awards on Saturday at 6:00 p.m This KS Qualifier tournament is in conjunction with the National ...

Lead Bank to Sponsor Thinking Bigger Business Media 25 Under 25® Awards

Feb. 26, 2015

Lead Bank is pleased to be the official Red Carpet Sponsor of the 14th Annual Thinking Bigger Media Inc. 25 Under 25® Awards. Thinking Bigger Business Media Inc. launched their annual 25 Under 25® Awards to recognize outstanding Kansas City businesses with fewer than 25 employees in 2002. Until then, no formal recognition program existed in the Kansas City area. ...

Mike Brown named Agent of the Year by Greater Kansas City New York Life Office

Feb. 26, 2015

February 24, 2015 – Mike Brown, a financial service Professional with New York Life Insurance Company’s Greater Kansas City General Office has been named Agent of the Year for exceptional sales performance. Mr. Brown has been a New York Life agent since 1995, and works from his NYL office in Hamilton, Missouri. He is a financial advisor who offers his ...

Erickson Living Residents Give More Than 1.2 Million Volunteer Hours

Feb. 26, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (February 26, 2015) – More than 1.2 million volunteer hours were given to charitable organizations in 10 different states last year by men and women who live at Erickson Living-managed retirement communities. This marked the fifth successive year in which residents volunteered more than 1 million hours. Maryland-based Erickson Living manages Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS. ...

Tann Electric Announces Restaurant Gift Cards For Loyal Customers

Feb. 26, 2015

Lenexa, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) February 26, 2015 - Tann Electric has reportedly extended restaurant gift cards for loyal customers. The gift card would be available on referral service. A name of high repute across Kansas City electrical service and repair, Tann Electric was founded in 1991. The company caters to residential, commercial, industrial clients and restaurants across KC Metropolitan ...

First Baptist Raytown welcomes first African American pastor in 172-year history

Feb. 25, 2015

With a 172-year history, most of First Baptist Raytown’s firsts happened long ago, but this month, they are celebrating a very important first in their church’s history – their first African American pastor. Kansas City native Ron Haley joined the FBR staff in early February as the new Discipleship and Groups Pastor, filling a position that has been vacant for ...

Q104’s Mike Kennedy to be inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Feb. 25, 2015

Country Radio Seminar 2015 Opening Ceremony attendees learned moments ago that KBEQ/Kansas City PD/morning host Mike Kennedy, will be inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame during the annual Induction Dinner and Awards Ceremony June 24 in Nashville. Surprise guests Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood announced the honorees at the Nashville Convention Center as CRS commenced this afternoon (2/25). ...

Gordon H. Hamilton III Named to Barron’s “Top 1,200 Financial Advisors”

Feb. 25, 2015

Kansas City, MO, February 24, 2015 – Morgan Stanley announced today Gordon H. Hamilton III, a Managing Director, Financial Advisor in the Firm’s Kansas City Wealth Management office, has been named to Barron’s list of America’s Top 1,200 Advisors: 2015 State-by-State. The “Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors” is a select group of individuals who are screened on a number of criteria. ...

Local chiropractor held successful drive to support to City Union Mission

Feb. 25, 2015

Blue Springs, MO. Dr. Michael R. Pardun invited the public to participate in a community service project to benefit the City Union Mission. During the entire month of February, new patients received care-including consultation, exam, and x-rays (if needed) and the Dr’s report of findings (normally up to a $280 value) at a greatly reduced fee of $14 in exchange ...

Kansas City’s Josey Milner Breaks Barriers With 2015 Midwest Music Awards Nominations

Feb. 25, 2015

MTS Management Group is proud to announce Josey Milner has been nominated for Best Country Artist and Song Of The Year (“Cowgirls”) at the 2015 Project Backstage Midwest Music Awards. “Cowgirls” is the first country song to be nominated for Song of the Year, in the awards’ five-year history. The nominations were announced in a ceremony, held last Saturday, February ...

Kansas City Women Business Leaders Share their Perspectives on Leadership

Feb. 25, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Nichols Marketing Consultant Boswell Inc. Phone: 913-486-4177 Email: Kansas City Women Business Leaders Share their Perspectives on Leadership (Kansas City) - Several women who are executives in Kansas City-based companies recently shared their insights on leadership and professional development with regard to career advancement. They are Managing Director Mandy Ketchum of Dysart Taylor; Chief ...

Fine Arts Programs on Display at This Weekend’s College Fair

Feb. 25, 2015

Saturday College Expo Features Ground-Breaking Fine Arts Programs of Private Universities The FREE expo is will take place for one day only–Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 9500 Wornall Rd. in south Kansas City just north of Interstate 435. For 17 years the expo has brought together students, parents and colleges from 25 ...

Midwest’s Largest Fair for Private Colleges This Weekend

Feb. 25, 2015

Come to the FREE 2015 Midwest College Expo This Weekend The FREE expo is will take place for one day only–Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 9500 Wornall Rd. in south Kansas City just north of Interstate 435. For 17 years the expo has brought together students, parents and colleges from 25 states ...

Boy Scouts of America Heart of America Council announces 2014 Scoutmaster of the Year

Feb. 25, 2015

David McCaughey was honored on Feb 22, 2015 by the Boy Scouts of America - Heart of America Council with the Paul D. Arend Distinguished Scoutmaster of the Year Award. The Heart of America Council is pleased to present the Paul D Arend Distinguish Scoutmaster of the Year Award to a Scoutmaster that exemplifies and strives toward the same high ...

Freeland Photography and The Legal Center for New Families Kick Off 2015 Cutest Baby Contest

Feb. 25, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Denker, 816-434-6610, Freeland Photography and The Legal Center for New Families Kick Off 2015 Cutest Baby Contest Contest to Benefit Hillcrest Transitional Housing LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., February 25, 2015 – Freeland Photography and The Legal Center for New Families, both of Lee’s Summit, Mo., today announced that they have teamed up to present the ...

Bill McGowan Named Chair of Noted Chicago Foundation

Feb. 25, 2015

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 25, 2015--The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund has elected Kansas City resident Bill McGowan chairman of the Fund board. He succeeds former president Sue Gin-McGowan, who passed away on Sept. 26, 2014. McGowan’s brother Brian and sister Mary McGowan Swartz, also Kansas City residents, were named the family foundation’s board treasurer and a board member, respectively. Founded ...

Training Program Discount Offered Through Kansas City Triathlon

Feb. 25, 2015

Leawood, Kansas – February 25, 2015 – Anthem Ventures and United Multisport have set the date for the 7th annual Kansas City Triathlon on May 17th and now an 8-week beginner/intermediate training program is being offered by preferred coaching partner, Midwest Triathlon Coaching at a special Kansas City Triathlon discounted rate. The program offers group training events, a personal training ...

SciFi4Me Covers Planet Comicon 2015 - Magazine Returns for 7th Year

Feb. 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 25, 2015) –, the online magazine covering the science fiction and fantasy genres, will once again be in attendance with cameras and microphones at Planet Comicon 2015. A team of reporters will be at PCC all three days, March 13 – 15, and will be conducting interviews with celebrities, comic book writers, and artists throughout ...


Feb. 24, 2015

LEAWOOD, Kan. (February 24th, 2015) – Local advertising agency Muller Bressler Brown (MBB) has been appointed the agency of record for The Mutual Fund Store, a nationally branded, independent Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) organization. The Mutual Fund Store will draw on the full-service agency for strategic direction, marketing tactics and creative consultation. MBB will also concept and produce creative campaigns ...

MarksNelson Accounting Firm Announces Firm Wide Promotions

Feb. 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 24, 2015) – MarksNelson LLC is pleased to announce several promotions. Tara Miller, CPA, has been promoted to supervisor in the Accounting Services department. Miller has been with the firm just over three years. Emily Baird, CPA, has been promoted to senior staff accountant. Baird has been with MarksNelson in the Accounting Services department since December ...

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