New library collection opens August 17

July 28, 2014

Cultural Crossroads and the Kansas City Library System have joined in a unique partnership to create a dedicated diversity library collection composed of multifaith and multicultural materials, available to the public. A challenge grant from the Shumaker Family Foundation ( plus donations from the public combined to create the collection as a truly community-based project. Two special events will mark ...

Mobilligy Now Supports Kansas City Water

July 28, 2014

SEATTLE, July 28, 2014 — Mobilligy today announced support for Kansas City Water Services. Mobilligy is thrilled to offer its free, mobile bill solution to all of their 170,000 customers. Built for anyone who has ever been stressed out by their bills, lost track of their payments, or suffered from late fees and overdraft fees, Mobilligy is the one, central ...

FREE National College Fair - Coming to Kansas City Oct 5 and 6

July 28, 2014

The Kansas City National College Fair will be held on Sunday, October 5 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm and Monday, October 6 from 8:30 am - 11:30 am. Sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and hosted by the Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC), ...

Anthem Publishing, Inc. tabs Allyson Ellis as Senior Account Executive

July 28, 2014

Anthem Publishing, Inc., a division of Anthem Media Group, is pleased to announce the addition of Allyson Ellis as Senior Account Executive. In her role, Ellis will develop and manage strategic partnerships while creating innovative programs to exceed clients’ marketing goals. An award-winning sales and marketing veteran serving Johnson County and Kansas City for more than 20 years, Ellis began ...

Byron Pendleton Promoted to President of The ALC Group

July 28, 2014

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Cecilia Vigliaturo 816.898.8884 BYRON PENDLETON NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE ALC GROUP Kansas City, Mo. – Byron Pendleton has been named president of The ALC Group, one of the nation’s leading providers of design-to-print services and graphic solutions. The company, which employs approximately 100 and is based in Kansas City’s Crossroads district, specializes in all stages of ...

Hampton Inn & Suites Country Club Plaza adds Electric Vehicles Charging Stations to Meet the Needs of Today’s Travelers

July 28, 2014

Hampton Inn & Suites Kansas City Country Club Plaza 4600 Summit Street Kansas City, MO 64112 Christina Roth (816) 448-4615 Direct FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, MO – The Hampton Inn & Suites on the Country Club Plaza has completed the installation of electric vehicle charging stations. The two universal charging stations are located in the hotel’s private ...

The Park University International Center for Music Announces Its 2014-15 Concert Season Schedule

July 28, 2014

Parkville, Mo.—July 28, 2014 —The International Center for Music at Park University has announced the schedule for its 11th concert season, featuring internationally renowned guest artists as well as its own award-winning faculty and students. The 2014-15 Season kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 27, with a performance by renowned violinist Shmuel Ashkenasi and will conclude with a special concert featuring ...

Dr. George Turner and Lisa Meyers, sexual health experts, speak at the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) conference in DC

July 28, 2014

For Immediate Release Media Contact: George Turner, PhD, LSCSW/LCSW, CEO Turner Professional Group (TPG) Direct: 816-931-8255 or Local sexual health experts, Dr. George Turner and Lisa Meyers of Turner Professional Group, spoke on Sexuality and Disability in Washington DC at the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) conference. Partnering once again with Dr. Mary Rita Weller, they spoke to ...

Night Out Against Crime Event on Tuesday, August 5, 2014

July 28, 2014

Event Contacts: Night Out Against Crime Event Mary L. Kelly Community Center August 5, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Kansas City, MO Town Fork Creek, Blue Hills and 49/63 neighborhoods will come together to recognize the efforts made in our city to prevent crime and to address the issues we still face in our community. Join us for food, fun, ...

Blue Springs School Hosts Annual 5K for Charity

July 28, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Blue Springs, MO, July 28, 2014 - The fifth annual Viking Voyage 5K Race and One Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, August 16 at the St. John LaLande School campus at 801 NW RD Mize Road in Blue Springs at 7:30 am. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the ALS Association of Kansas City ...

Growing Healthy Kids KC Summit Coming September

July 28, 2014

Growing Healthy Kids KC Summit Coming September Whole Foods Market to host free forum to connect parents, school representatives with healthy eating resources OVERLAND PARK, KS (July 28, 2014) – Whole Foods Market on 91st & Metcalf is hosting a free community forum to connect local parents, teachers and school representatives with area resources to support healthy eating initiatives for ...

A storm shelter for you and 500 of your friends

July 28, 2014

For Immediate Release Kansas City Star / Business July 28 2014 Mark Turnbow, CCIM Commercial Real Estate 617-901-9618 A Storm Shelter for you and 500 of your Friends A re-purposed United States military bunker in North Kansas City is for sale. With 10,000 square feet, there is plenty of room for everyone. Bring your Ham radio as there is ...

Man to throw first pitch at Royals game - with his feet

July 27, 2014

Tomsfeet Productions San Diego, CA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Man to throw out ceremonial first pitch – with his feet Contact: Tom Willis, (619) 723-4015 or Kansas City, July 28, 2014 – Tom Willis will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a Kansas City Royals home game – with his feet – as part of his “Pitch for ...

Retirement planner Terry Claudell earns Social Security adviser certification

July 27, 2014

Contact: Terry Claudell 2014 Email: Phone: 913-940-6070 Claudell Achieves NSSA Advisor Certification President/Owner of Strategic Financial Planning, Inc, Qualified to Help Retirees Select Best Time to Access Social Security Benefits Terry Claudell of Overland Park, KS, has achieved National Social Security Advisor certification from the National Social Security Association LLC in Cincinnati. The certification allows Claudell to counsel clients ...

UMKC School of Medicine taking applications for 2015 paramedic program

July 26, 2014

Contact: Paul Ganss, MS, NRP, NCEE EMS Education Program Director 816-235-5355 (O) 816-590-8560 (C) KANSAS CITY, MO (July 25, 2014) -- The application period for the 2015 Paramedic class is now open at the UMKC School of Medicine EMS Education program. This will be the fourth Paramedic class at the School of Medicine since the program started in 2012. ...

Romantic comedy to film in Kansas City this fall

July 25, 2014

Vetter Brothers Filmworks has chosen to film their next movie in the beautiful Kansas City, MO. After looking at locations from New Orleans to New York, they decided to film their jazz-centered movie titled “So Broken Up” in Kansas City. Vetter Brothers Filmworks is a production company based out of Kansas working alongside Wesley Elder from North Carolina. Vetter Brothers ...

Joseph Company Innovation Summit + Hackathon scheduled Aug. 14-16

July 25, 2014

What: The Joseph Company Innovation Summit + Hackathon When: August 14-16, 2014 Where: International House of Prayer Multi-Purpose Room 3535 E. Red Bridge Road Kansas City, MO 64137 For More Info & to Register: Come learn how to develop innovative and creative applications for the workplace. Hear from a panel of believers who have implemented successful ideas in their ...

Local group works to decriminalize marijuana

July 25, 2014

Local Group's Quest for Decriminalization As marijuana laws across the country are being reformed, one local organization believes that the time has come for Kansas City to reduce the penalty for misdemeanor marijuana possession. With its FLAME initiative (Finding Legal Alternatives to Marijuana Enforcement), Kansas City marijuana advocacy group The Happy Crowd is hoping to make 35 grams or less ...

Andrew Wommack’s Gospel Truth Rally coming to Overland Park

July 25, 2014

Andrew Wommack Ministries Phone: 719-272-3373 Email: Internationally known Minister Andrew Wommack will be in Overland Park on August 2 at 7 p.m. for a Gospel Truth Rally. The free mini-conference will be held at the Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66211. Following an uplifting time of praise and worship, led by Daniel Amstutz and ...

Fifth annual Giggle with Gilda benefit slated Aug. 23

July 25, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Neher (913) 599-5539 COLIN MOCHRIE, BRAD SHERWOOD TO HEADLINE FIFTH ANNUAL GIGGLE WITH GILDA Presented by Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City, comedy show to benefit Gilda's Club Kansas City Aug. 23 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tickets are on sale now for Gilda’s Club Kansas City’s annual comedy fundraiser, Giggle with Gilda. Presented by ...

Sandy Hook parent to speak at Tri-County Mental Health Services banquetfor Annual Banquet

July 25, 2014

A personal dialogue about forgiveness in the face of unspeakable tragedy will highlight the Tri-County Mental Health Services Annual Banquet Monday, Aug. 25. Keynote speaker Scarlett Lewis lost her son, Jesse, in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. In the face of this loss, Scarlett began a journey of hope and forgiveness. The inspiration for her efforts began with ...

KPERS’ Board of Trustees elects Terry Matlack as new chairman

July 25, 2014

The Kansas Public Employees Retirement System board of trustees voted Terry Matlack, of Shawnee, as chairperson for the coming fiscal year. Matlack is a managing director of Leawood-based Tortoise Capital Advisors LLC, a firm he was one of the cofounders of in 2002. He also serves on the board of the publicly traded Tortoise Closed-End Funds. Previously, he was a ...

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