Sept. 22, 2016

KANSAS CITY AMBASSADORS TO HOST 23RD ANNUAL CHARITABLE FOUNDATION GALA PRESENTED BY GARY CROSSLEY FORD WHAT: For the 23rd consecutive year the Kansas City Ambassadors will host their Charitable Foundation Gala presented by Gary Crossley Ford. This year, invited guests will enjoy cocktails and taste foods from local renowned chefs at The View at Briarcliff. All proceeds from the event ...

Chinese Acrobat Troupe to Perform at Park University

Sept. 22, 2016

A troupe of acrobats from Beijing, China, will hold a free performance on Park University’s Parkville Campus on Monday, Oct. 3, starting at 6 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel. The event will feature routines such as contortions, foot juggling, plate spinning, Chinese yo-yo and group acrobatics. The performance will also include an interpreter who will share facts about Chinese ...

Hanan takes position with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sept. 22, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jonathan Hanan of De Soto, Kan. has recently accepted a position with the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Hanan joins the Kansas City District from the Social Security Administration. His new position will be as a contract specialist with responsibilities for contract acquisitions. Hanan is a 2014 graduate of American International University and ...

McDonald takes position with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sept. 22, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Brandon McDonald of Kansas City, Mo. has recently accepted a position with the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. McDonald joins the Kansas City District from the Social Security Administration. His new position will be as a contract specialist with responsibilities for contract acquisitions. McDonald is a 2016 graduate of Ashford University and holds ...

Mirabile MD suggests Medi-Weightloss to Subside Obesity Rates in Kansas City

Sept. 22, 2016

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) September 22, 2016 - A recent study reveals that adult obesity rates have reduced in four states namely Minnesota, New York, Montana and Ohio, whereas the rates have taken an upward trend in Kansas and Kentucky. Increased obesity rates put individuals at increased risks for several diseases including heart disease and diabetes. Mirabile MD, ...

In True Halloween Spirit, Experience Edgar Allen Poe’s Finest

Sept. 21, 2016

In True Halloween Spirit, Experience Edgar Allen Poe’s Finest Walk through the living performance-narrative of “Masque of the Red Death” LAWRENCE, September 24, 2016- "The Masque of the Red Death" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe that follows Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid a dangerous plague, known as the Red Death, by hiding in his abbey. He hosts ...


Sept. 21, 2016

Second Annual Madminton Raising Rackets and Funds to Serve Kansas City's Underserved Families Now in its second year, Madminton is Kansas City's most playful fundraiser and badminton tournament supporting Giving the Basics. Madminton will take place on Saturday, September 24th from 1 p.m.–7 p.m. at Theis Park, appropriately near the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Kansas City’s famous shuttlecocks. Last ...

YALL COME OUT FOR FAMILY FUN AND HELP THREE WORTHY CAUSES! Proceeds Benefit Variety the Children’s Charity, Drumm Farm Center for Children, and Water4

Sept. 21, 2016

Kansas City, MO (September 21, 2016) – Nathaniel Hagedorn (CEO of NorthPoint Development) and his wife, Sarah along with Pete and Elizabeth Anderson are the proud sponsors of the Third Annual City Slickers Charity Hoe Down Saturday, October 15th from 12:00 – 4:00 PM at Drumm Farm, 3210 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055. Proceeds from the event will ...

Johnson County Imaging Offers State of the Art 3D Mammograms

Sept. 21, 2016

September 21, 2016 Contact: JOHNSON COUNTY IMAGING Linda Young, Director Tel. #: 913.469.8998 Direct #: 913.095.0671 linda.young@jocoimage.com OR Lynn Jones, Business Development Manager lynn.jones@jocoimg.com Cell #: 913.485.0590 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Johnson County Imaging Offers State-of-the-Art Genius™ 3D Mammograms from Hologic Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams offered at Johnson County Imaging are clinically proven to be superior to conventional 2D exams OVERLAND ...

Kansas City Woman becomes Champion Auctioneer

Sept. 21, 2016

September 17, 2016 For Immediate Release Yve Rojas Auctions by Yve 816-520-2454 yverojas@me.com Kansas City Woman becomes Champion Auctioneer . Rojas competed in the Kansas Auctioneers Association annual Bid Calling contest and took home first prize. Kansas City, MO – September 17, 2016: Yve Rojas of Auctions by Yve, recently took part in the 2016 Kansas Auctioneers Association Annual Bid ...

Price Cutter Completes Purchase Agreement with Golden Valley Country Mart

Sept. 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRICE CUTTER COMPLETES PURCHASE OF GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTRY MART Rogersville, MO, September 21, 2016 — Locally and employee-owned Price Cutter has finalized a purchase agreement with Golden Valley Country Mart (1405 E. Ohio St, Clinton, MO) and assumes control on Thursday September 22, 2016. Price Cutter, an employee-owned company, has invited all associates of Golden Valley Country ...

Nearly 100 People Participate in Tallgrass Creek’s Blue Sage Pointe Olympics

Sept. 21, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 21, 2016) – Nearly 100 Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents, staff and family members participated in the recently-held Blue Sage Pointe continuing care neighborhood’s Olympics. The two-week event featured Wii bowling, Frisbee discus toss, Nerf gun shooting range, soda pong/bounce out, remote car races, ladder ball toss, bean bag toss, squirt gun races, and softball shotput. ...

Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law Announces New Focus on National Interest Waivers (NIW)

Sept. 21, 2016

Contact: Rekha Sharma-Crawford 816 994 2300 rekha@sharma-crawford.com In addition to its other practice areas, Kansas City-based firm also will concentrate on clients who contribute to the national interest and may be eligible for permanent residence in the EB-2 immigrant visa preference category. Kansas City, MO (September 21, 2016) Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law announces they have added a new focus to ...

“Teacher from Indian Creek Elementary taught Global Perspective courses in Hangzhou this summer, preparing Chinese teachers and students for G20 Summit”

Sept. 21, 2016

To Whom It May Concern at The Kansas City Star, We are eager to share good news with you about Mrs. Lora Simms, a teacher at Indian Creek Elementary. This year she positively represented our program in Hangzhou, China. Please refer to the attached news release. “Teacher from Indian Creek Elementary taught Global Perspective courses in Hangzhou this summer, preparing ...

Arts Survey Results for Johnson County Commission Candidates

Sept. 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPT. 21, 2016 CONTACT: Sarah D. VanLanduyt, Arts Council of Johnson County 913-894-2720; www.artsjoco.org JOHNSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER CANDIDATES RESPOND TO SURVEY ABOUT SUPPORT OF THE ARTS LENEXA, Kansas – As the November 2016 election approaches, the Johnson County Citizens Coalition for the Arts sent a survey to all candidates running for a seat on the Johnson County ...

American Central Transport Receives Gold Award From Great West Casualty Company

Sept. 21, 2016

CONTACT: Phil Wilt Chief Operating Officer American Central Transport, Inc. 1700 E. Old State Route 210 P.O. Box 516 Liberty, MO 64069 Phone: 888-883-2809 Website: www.americancentral.com (Liberty, MO) -- American Central Transport (ACT) has been awarded a Gold Award by Great West Casualty Company as part of their 2015 Workplace Safety Awards Program. "We're honored to be recognized for our ...

Powell Gardens Seeks Volunteers to Help Carve Pumpkins for GLOW Jack-O’-Lantern Festival

Sept. 20, 2016

Contact: Karen Case, 816-697-2600 x236, kcase@powellgardens.org Calling all pumpkin enthusiasts: Powell Gardens, Kansas City's botanical garden, is looking for volunteers to help carve pumpkins for its GLOW Jack-O'-Lantern Festival, which takes place Oct. 14-15, 2016. To create a magical experience for festival goers, staff and volunteers will carve 700+ pumpkins. Carving hours are 5-9 p.m. Oct. 12 and 8 a.m.-8 ...

SJC Moves to a Test Optional Admission Model

Sept. 20, 2016

Starting in the fall of 2017, Saint Joseph's College will offer Test Optional Admission to students who enroll full-time in any of SJC’s academic programs. This decision, affirmed by the Board of Trustees on September 16, reflects current research on the effectiveness of standardized testing as it relates to the academic needs of up-and-coming high school graduates. National research and ...

Missouri Supreme Court returns Foundation to Missouri Baptist Convention

Sept. 20, 2016

Sept. 20, 2016 The Missouri Baptist Foundation is coming home to the MBC. The Missouri Supreme Court has declined to hear the Foundation’s appeal of a May 24 decision by the Missouri Court of Appeals – Western District, ordering the Foundation to return governance to board members elected by the Missouri Baptist Convention. By letting the Appeals Court ruling stand, ...

There’s No Place Like Home for the Holy Days

Sept. 20, 2016

Overland Park, Kan., (September 20, 2016) An Overland Park synagogue will celebrate the fall holy days of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot in a building of their own, after 21 years of renting. Shmuel Wolkenfeld, rabbi and leader of Or HaOlam Messianic Congregation, said, “G-d has blessed us tremendously with this building. In fact, previous pastors who have served ...

New leader to drive sales and marketing efforts at Kansas City’s largest hotel

Sept. 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 – Kansas City, MO – Scott A. Boyer is the newly appointed sales and marketing director for the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. He is a senior sales executive with a 25-year history of increasing sales revenue and profits for upscale and luxury properties in domestic and international markets. In his new position, Boyer is a member of ...

Raytown Streetscape Ribbon Cutting

Sept. 20, 2016

Raytown, MO ? The $1,150,000 capital improvement streetscape project in Downtown Raytown is complete and will be celebrated on Wednesday October 5, 2016 at 3 PM at the intersection of 63rd Street and Raytown Road. The intent of this project has been to enhance the vehicular and pedestrian access of the heart of our city while also bolstering the aesthetic ...


Sept. 20, 2016

September 20, 2016– Good Energy Solutions, Inc. received the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Integrity Award at an award ceremony at its office yesterday in Lawrence. Good Energy Solutions, Inc. was recognized with the BBB flame Integrity Award – a crystal and special meals provided by BBB. These Awards focus on demonstrated ethical business practices with key stakeholders including customers, employees ...

MarksNelson Announces Firm Wide Promotions

Sept. 20, 2016

MarksNelson LLC accounting and consulting firm is pleased to announce the following promotions. Emily Baird, CPA, MAcc, has been promoted to supervisor in the Accounting Services department. Baird joined the firm in December of 2013. Sarah Gaddy, CPA, MAcc, has been promoted to manager in the Specialty Services department. Gaddy has more than 18 years’ experience, 10 of those at ...

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