Local contractor White Star Construction, has earned the construction/remodeling industry’s Certified 203k Contractor designation

Nov. 24, 2015

Brent Sliefert with White Star Construction has completed the construction/remodeling industry’s most comprehensive training in the use of the U.S. Government’s FHA 203k Home Renovation Loan program. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release – 11/23/15 – Basehor, KS – White Star Construction has completed the construction/remodeling industry’s most comprehensive training in the use of the U.S. Government’s FHA 203k Home Renovation ...

Old Fashioned Christmas Parade in Lawrence on Dec. 5

Nov. 24, 2015

Now in its 23rd year of kicking off the holiday season for crowds in Lawrence, the Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 5 at 11:00am on Massachusetts Street from 6th Street to South Park. The Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade is one of few parades in the nation comprised exclusively of authentic horse-drawn carriages. Each year crowds feel ...

Puppet’s for the Planet Festival; GO GREEN FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

Nov. 24, 2015

It’s a Puppet’s for the Planet Festival StoneLion Puppet Theatre and Kansas City Parks and Recreation are teaming up to: GO GREEN FOR THE HOLIDAYS! Join us at Westport Roanoke Community Center as StoneLion Puppet Theatre and Kansas City Parks and recreation combine The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund with community art. This interactive day of fun celebrates the holidays with ...

News from KCSL; Red Stocking Breakfast to Benefit Kansas City Kids and Families

Nov. 24, 2015

News from the Kansas Children’s Service League For more information: Deena Williams, Communications Manager Voice: 877-530-5275 ext.1314; Mobile: 316-204-1741; E-mail: dwilliams@kcsl.org Red Stocking Breakfast to Benefit Kansas City Kids and Families Kansas City, Kan. – November 24, 2015 – Healthy Families is just one Kansas City-area program that Red Stocking Breakfast supports. Child abuse prevention efforts and education programs, The ...


Nov. 23, 2015

Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investor’s announced the launch of its annual metrowide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation in the Kansas City Area. Now through Tuesday, December 8, member’s and guests can spread holiday joy to some of the 15.5 million U.S. children living in poverty by donating new, unwrapped toys at the Holiday Inn ...

William Jewell announces holiday event plans

Nov. 23, 2015

William Jewell College is announcing its plans for holiday festivities, inviting all alumni, faculty, staff, friends and community members. All events except the Audra McDonald performance and the Liberty Symphony Orchestra concert are free and open to the public. Jewell’s holiday calendar includes the following events: Hanging of the Green, 10:15 a.m., December 2 John Gano Memorial Chapel, William Jewell ...

Arrow Stage Lines Adds New Look

Nov. 23, 2015

The recent arrival of the Arrow Stage Lines Temsa brings a new look to the Kansas City fleet. The 40 passenger coach is designed with the smaller traveling group in mind, while also delivering all the amenities and features of a large luxury coach. The company has been providing the Temsa product to customers for years; however, the interior of ...

GateWay of Hope Celebrates a New Home

Nov. 23, 2015

GateWay of Hope Celebrates a New Home And 10 years of Helping Women Find Hope Tuesday, December 1, 2015 4:00 – 8:00 PM Olathe, KS -- On December 1st, GateWay of Hope will celebrate their new home and 10 years of transforming the lives of hurting women through Counseling, Groups and Coaching . Their new address is 801 N. MurLen, ...


Nov. 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AND REQUEST FOR COVERAGE Contact Phil Zehms 816-734-5500 PZehms@TerraceParkFuneral.com A LIGHTED TREE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE LAKE??? Terrace Park Funeral Home and Cemetery will have their Annual Tree Lighting and Remembrance Program on Thursday, December 3, 2015. The Brief program will focus on Remembering, Renewing and Reflecting during the holidays without that special person. The program ...

John Hood to Retire as President of MCH Strategic Data

Nov. 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE John Hood to Retire as President of MCH Strategic Data SWEET SPRINGS, MO. -- November 2015 -- MCH Strategic Data announced today that John Hood is planning to retire at the end of 2015, after 18 years as president. Hood began his career in 1964 as a buyer for Baker & Taylor in Hillside N.J. He joined ...

Open Options Announces Disaffiliation from United Cerebral Palsy

Nov. 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrea Adams, Director of Development, 816-983-2204, aadams@openoptionskc.org Open Options Announces Disaffiliation from United Cerebral Palsy KANSAS CITY, MO - Effective December 17, 2015, Open Options UCP will be known simply as Open Options. The updated name signifies a disaffiliation from the national United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) organization. Vincent Bustamante, President and CEO ...

U2D Inc. wins internationally renowned R&D100 Award for Neutron Radiation Detection Spectrometer

Nov. 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: U2D Inc. wins internationally renowned R&D100 Award for Neutron Radiation Detection Spectrometer Liberty, Missouri - November 18, 2015 -The revolutionary neutron radiation detection systems, co-developed and offered by Liberty, Missouri based U2D Incorporated, called Shavano and Antero, received one of the coveted R&D 100 Awards from R&D Magazine. Known as the “Oscars of Invention”, the R&D 100 ...

Intouch Solutions promotes Kansas City employees

Nov. 20, 2015

KANSAS CITY (November 20, 2015) — Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of four employees in its Kansas City office. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch Solutions has seen rapid expansion over the past five years and actively promotes within the 650-person firm. The four employees include: Debbie Smith, manager, marketing analytics, has been promoted from senior ...

Seasoned CRM strategist joins Callahan Creek, boosting data analysis and digital capabilities

Nov. 20, 2015

LAWRENCE, Kan., November 20, 2015 – Callahan Creek is excited to welcome CRM strategist Joshua Barnes to the agency. Barnes previously worked for Engage Sciences, where he was responsible for marketing strategy and application innovation and was a lead contributor to platform analytics and reporting enhancements. Prior to that, while he was at Vorpal Marketing, he created digital and social ...

Straub Construction Honored with Two Awards for Excellence in Construction

Nov. 20, 2015

Shawnee, Kansas, November 20, 2015 – Straub Construction Company of Kansas City was presented two “Excellence in Construction” (EIC) awards by the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) Heart of America Chapter. Each project team was recognized during the ABC’s annual awards banquet at the Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Projects earning the prestigious EIC awards were: Westmor Industries ...

2016 Shooting Stars Finalists Announced by Arts Council of Johnson County

Nov. 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Sarah VanLanduyt NOVEMBER 20, 2015 sarah@artsjoco.org 913-894-2720 ARTS COUNCIL OF JOHNSON COUNTY NAMES 2016 SHOOTING STARS PROGRAM FINALISTS OVERLAND PARK, KS – November 20, 2015 – The Arts Council of Johnson County (ACJC) announces 118 finalists have been nominated for the 2016 Shooting Stars Awards. The Shooting Stars Program honors Johnson County high school students for ...

Larson Binkley Hires New CFO, Gregory Trees

Nov. 20, 2015

Some people think big; so big that they operate on a global level. As an organization, Larson Binkley thinks and operates on a global level. Steve Klein – our lifelong CFO – helped us get here. But facing his retirement this year, we had no choice but to fill his seat with another big, global thinker. Greg Trees was once ...

IDEA Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Nov. 20, 2015

Manhattan, KS, November 20, 2015 – IDEA has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on December 1, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and ...

Craig Denny, P.E. receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers

Nov. 19, 2015

At this month's luncheon on November 19th, Craig K. Denny, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F. ASCE, received the Region 7 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given to recognize the lifetime efforts of civil engineers who further advance the field of civil engineering through their contributions, innovative concepts, research, and materials. Dr. Denny is a ...

A new Bahai Calendar to celebrate the Founders Birth.

Nov. 19, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri Baha’is inaugurate new calendar to celebrate Founders’ Births Contact: Riaz Rabbani For Immediate Release 6515 Independence Ave Kansas City, MO 64125 telephone:816-231-5010 [Kansas City, MO 11/11/15] –For the first time, Kansas City Baha’is will use a new calendar to celebrate the “Twin Birthdays” of their religion’s founders on two consecutive days. These are Baha’i holy days when ...

BHC Rhodes’ Continued Growth Triggers Expansion

Nov. 19, 2015

Overland Park-based BHC RHODES civil engineering and surveying firm is expanding their corporate office and relocating their surveying operations in Kansas City, Kansas. Fifteen months ago BHC RHODES moved and expanded their Overland Park office to 7101 Tower at College and Metcalf, where they built-out 20,525 SF across two floors in the building. This year’s expansion doubles SF on one ...

Arch Grants 2015 Winter Recipients

Nov. 19, 2015

Arch Grants, a non-profit providing $50,000 equity-free grants and pro bono support services to entrepreneurs, announced the 11 recipients of its 2015 Winter Global Startup Competition. In tandem, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced a $1 Million pledge in state funding to Arch Grants to further its commitment to the startup ecosystem. The city of St. Louis has a history of ...

MarksNelson Announces Three New Hires

Nov. 19, 2015

MarksNelson LLC continues to grow with the addition of two accountants and a staff associate. Shannon Wolcott joins the firm from Hawaii where she spent the last two years working as a Senior Tax Associate at Kawahara + Company. As a Supervisor in the Tax Department she brings years of expertise in tax planning, research and compliance. Emily Hanover is ...

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