Easter Seals Midwest Makes a Huge Difference in the Life of a Little Girl with Cerebral Palsy

March 31, 2015

Media Contact: Micki Keim, Vice President of Marketing & Communications Phone: 314-394-7019 micki.keim@esmw.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Easter Seals Midwest Makes a Huge Difference in the Life of a Little Girl with Cerebral Palsy KANSAS CITY, Mo.—March 31, 2015—Lexi is a beautiful four-year-old girl with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy who is making great strides in her development, thanks to the speech, ...

Trane Day at Washburn Tech prepares students with practical job skills

March 31, 2015

Topeka, Kansas, March 31, 2015 - Trane, a business of Ingersoll Rand, hosted Trane Day at Washburn Tech on Tuesday morning. Local Trane leaders and technicians gathered to educate nearly 70 Washburn Tech students on practical skills associated with securing a job after graduation. Washburn Tech Dean, Clark Coco, opened the morning with an inspiring anecdote about a relationship that ...

What’s Grosser Than Gross? A New Card Game

March 31, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO – The fun and sometimes awful jokes you enjoyed as a kid have come to life in a new game for the whole family, What’s Grosser Than Gross? The Kickstarter runs through April 25th and the game will begin shipping to backers across the United States and around the world in October 2015. What’s Grosser Than Gross? ...

Pamela Haman is the New Associate Execuitve Director for Tallgrass Creek

March 31, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (March 31, 2015) – Erickson Living has named Pamela Haman the new Associate Executive Director for Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS. Tallgrass Creek has more than 300 residents. She served previously as Associate Executive Director for Greenspring, an Erickson Living-managed community of nearly 2,000 residents and 1,000 staff in Northern Virginia. Haman has been ...

Eco Zipline Tours Rated Missouri’s Best Zipline Experience

March 31, 2015

Eco Zipline Tours will be celebrating the start of the 2015 season on April 1st. Since 2010, Eco Zipline Tours has offered the Largest, Highest and Most Exciting Zipline tour in Mid-Missouri. Over a Mile of ziplines await guests to soar above the treetops and experience the colors of spring from a bird’s eye view. Eco Zipline Tours offers three ...

Many workplace wellness programs may be partly to blame for less-than-healthy employees and struggling companies

March 31, 2015

LAWRENCE, Kan. — An epidemic has hit a staggering number of companies around the country, including many in Kansas. The highly contagious illness: an unhealthy and unhappy workplace culture. The consequences can be significant, crippling companies from being as competitive as they could be in attracting and retaining the best talent to keep their organizations thriving. “Companies everywhere want to ...

New Semi-independent Living Program in Olathe

March 31, 2015

CLO’s Virtual Village(VV) is an innovative support model for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities living semi-independently. The VV serves adults with a wide range of special needs in a typical neighborhood community. Individuals live in a two-bedroom apartment that is inclusively arranged in a typical apartment complex. Residents are surrounded by neighbors, which include college students and other professionals ...

Kansas City Science Fiction and Fantasy Society to host ConQuesT 46

March 31, 2015

Kansas City Science Fiction and Fantasy Society to host ConQuesT 46 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 ...

Bank of Kansas City Mortgage Bankers Recognized as Five Star Mortgage Professionals

March 31, 2015

Overland Park, March 31, 2015 – Six Bank of Kansas City mortgage bankers were recognized as Five Star Mortgage Professionals for providing quality service to their clients. The bankers who received the award are: Scott Schulz, Rick Laughrey, Sondra Eckert, Reggie Smith, Renee Christensen and Ron Yarbrough. The Five Star Professional award goes to individuals who provide exceptional service based ...


March 31, 2015

75 percent increase employee-base, 62.5 percent want to start business KANSAS CITY (31 MARCH 2015) – A new report from the global Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) says that small business in Kansas City and across the U.S. is paying off. EO’s bi-annual Global Entrepreneur Indicator finds that 75 percent of companies increased full-time headcount, some 50 percent of companies increased profits ...

Dance Online Training Programs for Beginners by GAALC

March 31, 2015

MARCH 31ST, 2015, VASANT KUNJ ENCLAVE, DELHI- GAALC; Global Academy of Arts, Languages and culture is announcing dance online training programs for beginner. Online programs are conducted through Skype or Google hangout which is completely interactive real time and individual. The online training programs offered by GAALC are time saving and affordable too (http://gaalc.in/Dance-school-India-online-class-lessons-Indian-dance-academy-guru.html ). You can choose your suitable ...

Prequel to Peter Pan Comes to Kansas City’s Kauffman Center March 31-April 5

March 30, 2015

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, the five-time Tony Award® winning musical play written by Tony Award nominee Rick Elice and directed by Tony® Award?winner Roger Rees and Tony® Award?nominee Alex Timbers, will play the Muriel Kauffman Theater at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts for a limited engagement from March 31 – April 5. Presented by Theater League as part of ...

2015 German Film Festival

March 30, 2015

Contact: Geri Zitariuk 816-452-4185 The Hannover Committee of the Sister City Association features 5 German films, co-sponsored by the Foreign Language Dept. of UMKC. The films and dates are: Die Wohnung (The Flat) on April 13 at 7:00 P.M. Westwind on April 16 at 7:00 P.M. Rotkohl und Blaukraut (Red Cabbage-Blue Cabbage on April 18 at 1:30. P.M. Deutschland Singt ...

Sheri Johnson named president of Morningstar Communications

March 30, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Morningstar Communications announces the promotion of Sheri Johnson, APR, from senior vice president to president. Leading the Morningstar Communications team and client engagements with keen insight as a strategic counselor, Johnson exemplifies the current position of Morningstar Communications as a strategy and content marketing firm. With this promotion, Eric M. Morgenstern continues to work full time ...

America’s Healthcare Advocate Radio Show Now Broadcasts in Tampa/St. Petersburg Market - Locally based syndicated show expands national audience

March 30, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (March 30, 2015) – America’s Healthcare Advocate, a nationally syndicated radio talk show, has added WHFS 98.7 in Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg, Florida to its growing list of more than 100 affiliate stations. The program, which debuted locally in Kansas City in 2003, airs weekly on Saturdays at 3 p.m. on KMBZ 98.1-FM. “We’re delighted to add 98.7-FM ...

Westlake Hardware Gains Four Retail Locations

March 30, 2015

Westlake Ace Hardware is pleased to announce the acquisition of four Watkins hardware stores in Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska. The company will soon begin the process of rebranding the stores as Westlake Ace. The four Watkins Hardware stores are located in: Red Oak, Iowa - 1601 Broadway Maryville, Mo - 1409 S. Main Beatrice, Neb. - 2317 N. 6th St. ...


March 30, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS March, 25, 2015 –Margo Shepard, Senior Financial Advisor, Senior Vice-President-Investments, of Wells Fargo Advisors in Overland Park, Kansas has been recognized as one of the “Top 400 Financial Advisors” in the country by the Financial Times. This is the first time Shepard has appeared on the list. “It’s an honor to be named among the top advisors ...

Arts Council of Johnson County Names 2015 Scholarship Recipients

March 30, 2015

Please find the attached news release regarding the 2015 Shooting Stars scholarship recipients. I am submitting the news release, but the contact person is Sarah D. VanLanduyt, Arts Council of Johnson County 913-894-2720; www.artsjoco.org, if you have any questions. This release applies to Arts and Entertainment, Education and the 913 sections of the Kansas City Star. If you have any ...

Colliers International Announces Recent Transactions

March 30, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri (March 30, 2015) – Colliers International, a leading global real estate services and investment firm, today announced the following transactions. Sales (March 2, 2015) Cornerstone Bank sold 42 acres of commercial of land located at the NWC of Frontier Lane and S. Fountain Drive, Olathe, Kansas to Van Duss Investments, LLC. Robert Galamba SIOR, CCIM and Pat ...

2015 Midwest Junior Championship

March 30, 2015

Kansas City Chess Club is announcing the 2015 Midwest Junior Championship to be held Saturday, April 4 at Oakhill Day School in Gladstone, MO. All kids grades K-12 are invited to play. Sections include K-3/K-6/K-12. A Midwest Individual Champion will be awarded for each grade. A Midwest Team Champion will be awarded for each section. Trophies awarded for 1st-3rd place ...

Park University Students Showcase Work in Research and Creative Arts Symposium

March 30, 2015

Park University Students Showcase Work in Research and Creative Arts Symposium Parkville, Mo.—March 30, 2015 — Park University’s 10th annual Student Research and Creative Arts Symposium will showcase the scholarly work of students from all disciplines and campus locations, Monday, April 6, through Thursday, April 9, on the University’s Parkville Campus. Undergraduate and graduate students submit course work or independent ...

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to implement RFID technology

March 30, 2015

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2015 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: kwoolery@kckpl.org Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to implement RFID technology KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas City, Kansas Public library will soon implement RFID technology at all library branches and the mobile library. This new technology will improve many aspects ...

First Call 2015 Annual Community Gratitude Luncheon on April 13

March 29, 2015

Kansas City, MO -- First Call's Annual Community Gratitude Luncheon is scheduled for Monday, April 13, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The event celebrates those who work tirelessly to reduce the stigma often associated with substance use disorders. "Because we are frequently confronted with individuals and families at their lowest moment in ...

MULTI TONY AWARD-WINNING Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

March 28, 2015

_________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jeremiah Enna, Founder & CEO 913-393-3141 jeremiah@culturehouse.com www.culturehouse.com MULTI TONY AWARD-WINNING Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Olathe, Ks. - Culture House - Performing Arts Academy is proud to present Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, for one weekend only. Shows will be at Indian Creek Community Church in Olathe, Ks April 16th thru 18th, 2015. Show times ...

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