New Book Helps Children Have Happier and More Successful Lives

Jan. 28, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Book Helps Children Have Happier and More Successful Lives January 27, 2015 – Kansas City, MO – Author Stephany Hughes, Ph.D., shares her parenting experiences in her helpful book Mother as Emotional Coach: 8 Principles for Raising a Well-Adjusted Child. “I have always felt parents should have to earn a license before raising a family. Stephany’s ...

Kansas City’s SRA Insurance, an Assured Partners Company, adds Wichita firm

Jan. 28, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Dean Curtis AssuredPartners 407-708-0031 dcurtis@assuredptr.com AssuredPartners Acquires Wichita-based P&C Insurance Broker Chapple Insurance Group serves diversified clientele around the world LAKE MARY, Fla., January 27, 2015 — AssuredPartners Inc., one of the fastest growing independent insurance agencies in the nation, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Chapple Insurance Group, based in Wichita, Kansas. Chapple Insurance ...

Hazmat Training Comes to Kansas City

Jan. 28, 2015

January 28, 2015? When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Many workers never get ...

Bukaty Companies Financial Services Acquires Denver Firms

Jan. 28, 2015

Bukaty Companies Financial Services announces the expansion of its Denver office with the acquisitions of Investment Management Consultants Limited and 401K Squared. The addition of the Littleton, Colorado, companies brings a total of 60 retirement plans under management and 210 high-net-worth clients to Bukaty Companies’ Denver offices. Bukaty will have eight employees in the region, and growth will continue with ...

Newly Appointed Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Concertmaster and Park University Student Radzynski to Perform Free Concert

Jan. 28, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—Jan. 28, 2015 — David Radzynski, a Park University International Center for Music graduate student and recently appointed concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, will perform a concert on Friday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m., in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. The performance is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Radzynski, ...

Wexford Place Assisted Living & Memory Support by Senior Star Wins Second Place Award from the National Association of Home Builders

Jan. 27, 2015

Prestigious industry recognition for Senior Star brings awareness to their quality and innovation KANSAS CITY, MO (January 27, 2015) – Senior Star is pleased to announce that their housing community in the Northland, Wexford Place Assisted Living & Memory Support by Senior Star, has won second place in the 2015 Best of 50+ Housing Awards competition. Senior Star’s interior design ...

MOPS at Linden Baptist Church

Jan. 27, 2015

What is MOPS? Moms give so much of themselves...their time, their love, their energy. A MOPS group is a place for moms to receive. Receive the gifts of other moms' stories, letting them know that they are not alone. A space to relax and breathe, to laugh, and enjoy a hot cup of coffee. MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, ...

Mark Rezac Wins Honor Club Top Prize in Curtis 1000 Competition

Jan. 27, 2015

Duluth, Georgia, USA – Mark Rezac, a resident of Kansas City (KS), has won first place in Curtis 1000’s Platinum Medallion Club monthly competition. A business solutions consultant for the company since 1984, Mark achieved 141 percent of plan based on overall customer satisfaction, selling to industry/market needs, and providing innovative ideas custom-tailored for each client. Mark can be reached ...

Community Listening Session (Fort Riley)

Jan. 27, 2015

FORT RILEY, Kansas – The future of Fort Riley is the topic of discussion at a U.S. Army Community Listening Session (Town Hall) Monday, Feb. 9, at 3:30 p.m. at the Geary County Convention Center in Junction City. The purpose of the session is to facilitate dialogue and exchange information—and capture the community’s perspective—on the fiscal impact of reducing Army ...

Smith & Loveless Inc. Acquires Schloss Engineered Equipment Inc.

Jan. 26, 2015

LENEXA, Kan. January 26, 2015 – Smith & Loveless Inc., the global leader in advanced grit removal and handling technology, announces the asset acquisition of longtime headworks equipment designer Schloss Engineered Equipment Inc., Aurora, Colo. The parties agreed not to disclose the terms of the acquisition. The acquisition supports Smith & Loveless’ strategy of augmenting its market leadership in wastewater ...

Lever1 Invests in Career Advancement of KC Professionals

Jan. 26, 2015

Lever1 has partnered with Baker University to help clients and employees take a convenient step toward career advancement in 2015 and beyond. In addition to a 10 percent tuition discount, Lever1-affiliated students will receive access to flexible degree options—a continuing education opportunity that will improve their professional confidence and value. Convenient Career Advancement “We believe working adults deserve an opportunity ...

Lenexa’s Michael Brickman Named Deputy Comptroller for Special Supervision

Jan. 26, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NR 2015-8 Contact: Bryan Hubbard January 26, 2015 (202) 649-6870 WASHINGTON — Michael Brickman today was named to be Deputy Comptroller for Special Supervision at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). As Deputy Comptroller of Special Supervision, Mr. Brickman will oversee the supervision of the OCC's most critical problem midsize and community banks as ...

US News and World Report Ranks Graceland University’s Online Masters Programs In the Top Ten in the Country and the Best in Missouri

Jan. 26, 2015

Contact: Drew Schaefer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: 816-833-0524 ext. 4715 Email:dschaefe@graceland.edu Independence, MO– January 10, 2015 – Graceland University’s Master’s programs in education and nursing were ranked in the top 10 Best Online Programs in the country by the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings edition of the Best Online Education Programs. Graceland’s Online Masters Programs’ rankings are: • ...

Spencer Fane Expands Health Care, Real Estate and Municipal Practices

Jan. 26, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri – Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of five attorneys to its Municipal, Health Care and Real Estate groups. Cynthia Beyer is joining the firm’s Municipalities and Local Government Group in its Denver office; Kathryn Lee is joining the firm’s Health Care Group in its Overland Park office; Jaclyn Maloney is ...

Special Program Helps Seniors Recover from Recent Hospital or Rehabilitation Stays

Jan. 26, 2015

Benton House, a group of living communities located in the Kansas City Metro, is diligent when it comes to finding solutions for senior care. This is especially important after a hospital or rehabilitation stay. Regional Community Relations Director, ShyAnne Forstner, says “Frequently families have lots of questions after a senior loved one’s rehabilitation or hospital stay. They worry whether their ...

Lathrop & Gage Promotes Seven to Partner

Jan. 26, 2015

Lathrop & Gage announced that Chad Blomberg, Amy Brozenic, Courtney Conrad, Lisa Hansen, James Jeffries, Julie Roth and Tim Sendek have been elected to partner status. Chad Blomberg (Toxic Tort – Kansas City): Blomberg’s practice focuses on defending agricultural and mining interests against claims brought by neighboring landowners and government entities. Most recently, he received two appellate wins in the ...

Local business leaders gather to discuss Japan-U.S. relations

Jan. 26, 2015

Kansas City, Mo. –The Heart of America Japan-America Society will be hosting a special Business Speakers Event on Japan & the U.S. The forum will be held Saturday, January 31, 2015, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza, 4445 Main St, Kansas City, Missouri. This program is free to all attendees. As part of ...

Nature Conservancy Protects Prairie Wetland in Western Missouri

Jan. 26, 2015

Nevada, Missouri – January 26, 2015 The Nature Conservancy’s Marmaton River Bottoms Prairie Wetland has grown to 587 acres with the addition of an additional 80 acres, purchased by the Conservancy this month to ensure the prairie system will remain intact. The Nature Conservancy managed the 80 acres for 30 years through an agreement with owner Marjorie Pursley. Following her ...

Growth Drives Senior Leadership Changes For RESULTS Technology

Jan. 26, 2015

(Lenexa, KS, –January 26, 2015) – RESULTS Technology, an award-winning Kansas City-based technology consulting firm, announces senior leadership changes with John French named Chairman and CEO. Patrick Murphy has been promoted to President. As Chairman and CEO, French is responsible for driving business strategy as well as marketing, service quality, and future mergers and acquisitions. As President, Murphy is responsible ...

HIPOWER SYSTEMS Names Krystal Bergstrom as Key Account Manager of Power Distribution

Jan. 26, 2015

Hi Kansas City Star, Please consider running the following news item from HIPOWER SYTMEMS. Angela McMahon Michael Mackenzie Communications 404-543-9636 HIPOWER SYSTEMS Names Krystal Bergstrom as Key Account Manager of Power Distribution Lenexa, KS (January 28, 2013)—HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced the appointment of Krystal Bergstrom as Key ...

Toastmasters Speech Contests Free to the Public

Jan. 25, 2015

Free and open to the public: International Speech and Table Topics Spring Contests by Toastmasters District 22. Prepared International Speeches are 5 – 7 minutes long each. Impromptu Table Topics are 1 – 2 minutes long. Club contest winners advance to the Area contests. Winners of Area contests advance to the Division contests. Winners of Division contests advance to the ...

Local Organization Calls For Interfaith Harmony

Jan. 25, 2015

The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council (GKCIC) has viewed with dismay the violent events which have marred this fresh new year of 2015. GKCIC notes also that, even while violence is still among us, there are many people throughout the world who are working actively for peace and unity among peoples of different faiths. The United Nations has declared the ...

Apple Pie Painting Launches New Features Set to Revolutionize the Sip and Paint Industry

Jan. 24, 2015

[OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - January 22, 2015] Kansas based, exclusively mobile Sip and Paint party company, Apple Pie Painting revealed today their plans to revolutionize the Sip and Paint industry, by announcing an exciting new feature to their Sip and Paint party company. Apple Pie Painting offers a fun and exciting way to uncork ones creativity and imagination by incorporating ...

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Bash Tribute

Jan. 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager uptownartsbar@gmail.com: Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone www.uptownartsbar.com Kansas City, Mo. Monday, March 2 7-9p.m. Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 Dr. Seuss' Birthday Bash Tribute it's a Seussy Birthday Bash which you are invited to crash with your widdly words and piddly verse and no one will leave in a hearse! ...


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