Chicago Title announces Jim Hemenway as Area Manager for KS & MO

June 29, 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, Jim Hemenway will assume responsibility for the Kansas & Missouri Profit Center of Chicago Title Kansas City. Jim has 25 years of experience in growth and development, both within for profit and not for profit businesses throughout the United States. Jim has been a part of the Chicago Title sales team and quickly distinguished himself with ...

Sunrise Advisors Named One of Nation’s Top Advisors

June 29, 2015

June 18, 2015 – Selected from over 32,000 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firms, Sunrise Advisors, a fee-only RIA located in Leawood, Kansas, has been named to the “Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers” (FT 300). The list recognizes the top 1% of independent RIA firms from across the U.S., encompassing advisory firms from 40 states and Washington, D.C. The ...

KC Urology Care Changes Patient Portal Address

June 29, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) June 29, 2015 - Kansas City Urology Care has recently changed its patient portal address. All the KCUC established patients are requested to enroll with the new address to access their clinical records online. "This is to inform that we have taken up a new address for our patient portal since 22nd March ...

Tomorrow Everything Changes: The List to be Performed at KC Fringe Festival

June 28, 2015

Contact Information: Jason Cavallone 630-291-3577 Tomorrow Everything Changes: The List to be Performed at KC Fringe Festival FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbia, MO – The laws of nature, specifically those of physics and probability, often have a way of bending around Jason Cavallone. Perhaps that’s why he has spent the majority of his life surrounding himself with fictional worlds. For ...

Kansas City Lyric Opera Receives Prestigious Award

June 28, 2015

June 12, 2015 Contact: Sheila McNeill FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: 402.630.4077 Email: KANSAS LYRIC OPERA GUILD RECEIVES PROJECT OF SPECIAL MERIT AWARD Opera Volunteers International Bestows Coveted Award at Conference In recognition of their efforts, Opera Volunteers International has honored the Kansas City Lyric Opera Guild for their special merit project, “At Ease with Opera Lectures for Silent Night.” ...

Weapon/knife workshop Saturday, July 25th at Taiji Fusion 8377 Nieman Road

June 27, 2015

Head instructor Jesse 'Duke' Garcia will lead a three hour workshop focusing on Filipino baston (stick) and knife fundamentals from 1:00-4:00 pm. The cost is $40. Topics include: Middle and long range, First five angles of attack, Box pattern with baston, Box pattern with knife, and Lacosta 12 angles of attack. For more information, call 816-377-7477 or visit

Kreepfest - The Halloween UN-Convention

June 27, 2015

August 7-9 Welcome to the Midwest haunter's UN-Convention! Kreepfest is free, fun, and open to everyone. A gathering more akin to a family reunion than a trade show, Kreepfest is open to haunters from seasoned pros to the newbie who has just gotten the first symptoms of haunt addiction. Prop-making demos, games, prizes, haunt round-tables, cool vendors and lots of ...

Hannah Hecht presents written work at English honor society convention

June 26, 2015

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Morningside College) – Morningside College graduating senior Hannah Hecht, daughter of Scott and Shelley Hecht of Lansing, Kan., recently presented written work at the Sigma Tau Delta 2015 International Convention in Albuquerque, N.M. Hecht is a 2011 graduate of Lansing High School. Amber Harris Leichner, visiting professor of English at Morningside, traveled with the students to the ...

Name Change Re-Establishes Commercial Real Estate Women of Kansas City (CREW KC)

June 26, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Commercial Real Estate Women have elected to put CREW First! KC CREW is now CREW Kansas City (CREW KC). Originally established in 1998 as KC CREW, new chapter bylaws approving the name change were adopted at the organization’s annual membership meeting held on Tuesday, June 23. The Kansas City chapter’s membership represents nearly ...

Local Bank Takes Swipe at Breast Cancer

June 26, 2015

MERRIAM, KS, June 26, 2015—Morrill & Janes Bank (MJB) is now offering new and existing customers an opportunity to fight breast cancer. The bank is rolling out its new and exclusive Pink Ribbon Debit Card. Each time a customer uses the card to make a purchase, MJB will make a contribution to Sabetha Goes Pink/Caring Neighbors Cancer Fund in Northeast ...

50 Plus plans new Christmas in July event on July 20 at Cedar Lake Village

June 26, 2015

Come experience good tidings and cheer during a new special event being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Cedar Lake Village, a senior living community in Olathe, is opening their doors for this event, which is called Christmas in July. The program will involve a festive meal with ham and all the ...

July T.A.K.E. Self Defense Seminars for 12 and older set for two locations in Overland Park

June 26, 2015

The Ali Kemp Educational (T.A.K.E.) Foundation recently completed its tenth year of presenting a self-defense program meant to help fight the kind of violence which killed a 19-year-old Leawood resident during the summer of 2002. You're invited to join the 55,000-plus -strong and growing number of women and girls who have completed the training when the seminar is offered in ...

Making a Difference program for pre- and young teens set for July 18

June 26, 2015

If you need a way to start a discussion of sexuality with your preteen or young teenager, a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in association with the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment can help. This free program is called Making a Difference - Teen Pregnancy & STD Prevention Class and is for ...

Great American Family Campout is July 18 & 19 in Shawnee Mission Park

June 26, 2015

What could be better than a family campout right here in Johnson County? Come join us for the eighth annual Great American Family Campout and enjoy a rare opportunity to sleep under the stars in Shawnee Mission Park and take part in other outdoor activities. This event is offered by the Children’s Services Department of the Johnson County Park & ...

Roeland Park Aquatic Center to close early on July 4 and 9

June 26, 2015

The Roeland Park Aquatic Center will close early on two days in early July in order to host local swim meets, Johnson County Park & Recreation District officials announced. The facility, which is located at 4843 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park, will close at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, and at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, for meets being ...

MarksNelson’s Staley earns Business Enterprise Institute designation for exit planning

June 26, 2015

Kansas City accounting firm MarksNelson LLC is pleased to announce that member Terry Staley, CPA, MBA, has received the Business Enterprise Institute (BEI) CExP designation for Exit Planning. The BEI CExP designation is the standard certification for exit planning. “Earning the BEI’s designation as a certified exit planner will allow our firm to continue focusing on our succession planning capabilities ...

Traffic alert: Crews plan overnight closure of westbound I-70 at Blackwater River Bridge

June 26, 2015

SALINE COUNTY – In the early morning of Monday, June 29, the Missouri Department of Transportation will completely CLOSE westbound I-70 near mile marker 77 (west of U.S. 65) from midnight to 5 a.m. to switch traffic to new pavement. A marked detour will be in place. MoDOT recommends truck drivers plan additional time for overnight routes. This work is ...

Ability Experience Plans Journey of Hope Tour Stop in Olathe, Kan.

June 26, 2015

For Immediate Release June 26, 2015 Mark Cameron, Olathe Persons with Disabilities Board Member Ability Experience Olathe Tour Stop Coordinator (913) 393-4453 Ability Experience Plans Journey of Hope Tour Stop in Olathe, Kan. Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity cross country cyclists raise money for people with disabilities (Olathe, Kan.) - The City of Olathe will welcome Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity ...

Dr. Lynne Kitei to discuss other-worldly visitors at Unity Temple event July 10

June 25, 2015

Dr. Lynne Kitei will present Beyond the Phoenix Lights at Unity Temple on July 10. The 1997 AZ statewide mass UFO sighting has become known worldwide as the Phoenix Lights and is hailed as the most witnessed, most documented and important anomalous event in modern history. Kansas City, Missouri, June 25, 2015 Lynne D. Kitei, M.D. is an internationally acclaimed ...

Westlake Ace Hardware Kicks-Off a Fan Drive to Raise Funds for The Salvation Army

June 25, 2015

Westlake Ace Hardware Kicks-Off a Fan Drive to Raise Funds for The Salvation Army Fan Drive Helps Those in Need Beat the Heat Donate at any Westlake location, June 27-July 12, 2015 Kansas City, MO, June 22, 2015 – Summer heat can be very dangerous for the elderly, those without air conditioning or with medical conditions. To help those in ...

Dunn to represent Missouri at Miss USA 2015 Pageant

June 25, 2015

Kansas City, MO — Rebecca Dunn, Miss Missouri USA and a 2014 graduate from the University of Missouri, is gearing up to participate in the Miss USA 2015 Pageant on July 12. The competition will be broadcast on NBC on July 12 at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central Standard Time. “I am absolutely honored and thrilled to represent Missouri on ...

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