10 Nonprofit Organizations to Receive Funding from Local Giving Circle

Jan. 23, 2015

IMPACT KC PRESS RELEASE Contact: Dan Nelson dan_nelson555@yahoo.com 10 Nonprofit Organizations to Receive Funding from Local Giving Circle KANSAS CITY, MO (Jan. 23, 2015) – Impact KC announced today that all 10 of its finalist nonprofit applicants will receive full funding this year, in part, due to a generous donation made by a single member of its organization. “Our giving ...

MarksNelson Expands Accounting Service, Assurance & Tax Departments

Jan. 23, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 23, 2015) – MarksNelson LLC expands Accounting Services, Assurance and Tax Departments. Kelly Cisper joins the firm as a Staff Accountant in the Accounting Services department. She will be working closely with clients to provide accounting, payroll and sales tax assistance. Cassidy Jump has been hired in the Accounting Services department as a Staff Accountant. She ...

Cupid’s Arrow Strikes

Jan. 23, 2015

NEWS AND PHOTOS For Valentine’s Day related story content Released: January 23, 2015 Contact: Jason Barrett, Community Life Director, 816-257-5100, jbarrett@watermarkcommunities.com Cupid's Arrow Strikes: Late Life Marriage Makes Independence Couple Feel Young Again INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Fountains at Greenbriar, 2100 S. Swope Drive, was the site of a beautiful wedding on January 3, 2015, when longtime friends Bill Fann ...

TDB Communications Selected to Participate in Department of Homeland Security Mentor-Protégé Program

Jan. 23, 2015

Contact Info Christina 'Stina' Hergott Pink Moon Marketing stina@pinkmoonkc.com 816.974.8885 Lenexa, KS - TDB Communications is excited to announce a new partnership with MAXIMUS Federal Services under the Department of Homeland Security’s Mentor-Protégé Program. This partnership may open the door to new opportunities for TDB Communications, a local Kansas City-based, verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). The Mentor-Protégé program is ...

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

Jan. 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [January 22, 2015] Apple Pie Painting Launches New Features Set to Revolutionize the Sip and Paint Industry Apple Pie Painting announced an exciting new feature to their private painting parties. The mobile Sip and Paint party company is the only painting party company in the U.S. to offer customized Painting Party Kits so that anyone, anywhere can ...

Crosby Kemper To Address MSBF Annual Meeting

Jan. 22, 2015

The 2015 Midwest Small Business Finance Annual Meeting will be Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Embassy Suites-KCI, 7640 NW Tiffany Springs Parkway, Kansas City, Mo. The guest speaker will be R. Crosby Kemper, III, chief executive of the Kansas City Public Library and host of “Meet the Past on Kansas City Public Television. Kemper has taught English at Sichuan University ...

Easter Seals Midwest Inducts Six New Board Members

Jan. 22, 2015

Media Contact: Micki Keim, Vice President of Marketing & Communications Phone: 314-394-7019 micki.keim@esmw.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Easter Seals Midwest Inducts Six New Board Members Triality, Inc., Board Members from Kansas City Are Among Those Welcomed Following the Summer 2014 Merger ST. LOUIS – January 22, 2015 – Easter Seals Midwest announced the addition of six new members to the nonprofit ...


Jan. 22, 2015

Kansas City, MO – January 21, 2015 – Cosentry, the leading Midwest IT Solutions Provider, today announced the expansion of its Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) offering to meet the full range of Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives (RTO). The enhanced offering also combines Cosentry’s expert managed services, cloud solutions and multiple data centers to assume a customer’s IT ...

McDonalds and The Kansas City Chiefs Announce $250 Grant Awards with ‘Be The Change’ Play 60 Contest

Jan. 22, 2015

McDONALD'S AND THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS ANNOUNCE $250 GRANT AWARDS WITH ‘BE THE CHANGE’ PLAY 60 CONTEST Contest will recognize students, teachers and groups for creativity and hard work in promoting healthy lifestyles KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City area McDonald's restaurants have teamed up with the Kansas City Chiefs to recognize students, teachers and groups for their creativity and ...

ProEnergy Appoints New Director of Technology

Jan. 22, 2015

SEDALIA, Mo. (January 21, 2015) – ProEnergy is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Warren Miglietti as Director of Technology for the Turbine Services division. Warren’s primary responsibilities will include developing new repair processes for gas turbine components and driving technological advances in repair methodologies. Warren brings over 28 years of experience and expertise in the welding, brazing and ...

Kansas City Dive Shop Teaches Quadriplegic to Scuba Dive

Jan. 21, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Christopher May, 816-260-2419, chris.diver@hotmail.com What: There are no limits when you have drive and determination. Shantelle Rockman is a highly functional quadriplegic who will soon become a certified scuba diver. Brian Huff from KCMO’s Divers Equipment and Repair will instruct Shantelle in the Scuba Schools International (SSI) Open Water Course, the entry-level course needed to become a ...

Kansas City Bankruptcy Firm Kentner Wyatt, LLC Offers Families Hope In 2015

Jan. 21, 2015

As New Years has come and gone and the hype behind resolutions begins to fade, many families in the Kansas City area are finding themselves in difficult financial situations. The last half of 2014 brought with it a steady increase in average household debt, and with the pressure of the holidays, many families are starting out the new year with ...

Kansas City Wind Symphony Celebrates “Romance”

Jan. 21, 2015

Kansas City Wind Symphony continues their 17th Season “Let’s Celebrate” with a concert celebrating “Romance” on February 8 at 7:00 PM in the sanctuary of Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas. The free concert features a transcription of Howard Hanson’s Symphony No. 2 “Romantic”. The three movement symphony, lauded as one of the significant works in American music, is ...

50 Plus plans Pre-Oscars Party on Feb. 18 at Matt Ross Community Center

Jan. 21, 2015

Celebrate the upcoming 87th annual Academy Awards with a new special event being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event is called the Pre-Oscars party and will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 18, at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty, Overland Park. Participants will enjoy snacks and ...

Truman-related sites in Independence are destinations for 50 Plus day trip on Feb. 17

Jan. 21, 2015

Just in time for the week of President's Day, visit Harry S. Truman-related sites in Independence, Mo, during a day trip being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Presidential Pride is the name of this trip. Participants will Trace the life of the 33rd U.S. President through photos, documents, and interactive exhibits, ...

50 Plus Bridge Tournament at Matt Ross Community Center on Feb. 16

Jan. 21, 2015

All duplicate bridge players are invited to a new bridge tournament being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in mid-February. This Bridge Tournament will take place at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, on Monday, Feb. 16. For players who play during the week in a friendly setting, ...

Valentine’s Day Dinner and Bingo event planned on Feb. 14 at RPCC

Jan. 21, 2015

For Valentine's Day this year, the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District is offering a Valentine's Day Dinner and Bingo event at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park on Saturday, Feb. 14. Now in its third year, Valentine's Day Dinner and Bingo gives participants the opportunity to avoid crowded restaurants and ...

Avila University’s School of Education to launch two new international programs in fall 2015

Jan. 21, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo., January 21, 2015 – Avila University’s School of Education will offer two new international education degrees in the fall of 2015 designed for students – both international and domestic – who want to go on to careers with institutions, agencies and schools around the world. • International Education & Advocacy is a bachelor of arts degree designed ...


Jan. 21, 2015

WHAT: In honor of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water, families in the Kansas City are invited to check out the Krabby Patty Food Truck. Activities include: photos, activity sheets, promotional item giveaways, plus everyone will receive FREE Krabby Patty gummy candies and much more. WHEN: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Event time: 11:0aam – 6:30pm WHERE: Independence Center 18813 ...

Church Founder to Speak at MLM Lecture

Jan. 20, 2015

Brian Zahnd, founder and lead pastor of Word of Life Church, will be the featured speaker Feb. 20 for the 2015 Dykman Lecture Series. The event, sponsored by Metro Lutheran Ministry, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Atonement Lutheran Church, 9948 Metcalf, Overland Park, Ks. Word of Life Church is a Christian congregation located in St. Joseph. For 31 years, ...

Local teacher Amy Morgan receives honor

Jan. 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Connie Fulkerson Journalism Education Association 785-532-5532 cfulker@ksu.edu JEA names Sorrows Yearbook Adviser of the Year Margaret Sorrows, journalism adviser at Bryant (Arkansas) High School was named the 2014 H. L. Hall National Yearbook Adviser of the Year Jan. 19 by the Journalism Education Association. The surprise announcement and award presentation to Sorrows was made in front ...

Family Features Announces Sales Team Expansion

Jan. 20, 2015

MISSION, Kan. (January 20, 2015) — Family Features Editorial Syndicate is pleased to announce the addition of two Sales Account Managers, Jax Harrison and Steve Wilson Jr. These changes are designed to align the company to better serve its client base and position itself for continued growth. Prior to Family Features, Harrison, a native New Zealander, worked in California as ...

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