Black Sheep Apparel Co. launches funding campaign in KC

Aug. 21, 2014

We are Black Sheep Apparel Co., a local clothing company that aspires to put Kansas City on the map as a streetwear producing city. We are asking for help from the public to fund our Kickstarter campaign goal of $1500. Great rewards for those who donate. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1363665431/black-sheep-apparel-co http://www.blacksheepapparelco.com/

Gutenberg Bible, Magna Carta on display at Benedictine College

Aug. 21, 2014

Some of the most historic documents in the world will be on display side-by-side this fall, and the general public can see them all for free. Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., is pleased to bring “The Wisdom of the Ages,” a major exhibition from The Remnant Trust, Inc., to the area. The spectacular collection includes a page from one of ...

Off the Wall’ art benefit for Sheffield Place to be Oct. 23

Aug. 21, 2014

What: Kansas City, MO – Event to benefit programs that empower healing and self-sufficiency for homeless, mother-led families at Sheffield Place. Sheffield Place, a treatment and transitional living center for homeless mothers and their children will hold the annual ‘Off the Wall’ art event to benefit children’s and family programs at the agency. The event will take will feature food, ...

Rare coin and metals dealer offers in-store Bitcoin ATM

Aug. 21, 2014

CoinSolutions The Midwest’s leader in Virtual Currency applications has placed it's first Bitcoin ATM machine in Raymore MO. The machine is available to use immediately at C and D Coins, located at 203 North Madison Street, Raymore MO. Tutorial and educational information is available at the location. Bitcoin is a form of digital currency , created and held electronically. It ...

2015 Missouri Arts Awards nominations open through Sept. 8

Aug. 21, 2014

The Missouri Arts Council, a division of the Department of Economic Development, is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Missouri Arts. Each year, the Council recognizes Missourians who have made profound and lasting contributions to the cultural and artistic climate of the state. The Council is seeking nominations in six categories: Arts Education, Arts Organization, Creative Community, Individual Artist, Leadership ...

Clifford H. Frazier Jr., former KC Chief and Hollywood actor, dies at 61

Aug. 20, 2014

(St. Louis, MO) - Clifford H. Frazier, Jr. was seemingly destined for a life lived among the giants of the world. Born on November 23, 1952 in St. Louis, County weighing in a whopping 9 lbs, 14 oz., he grew to become a larger than life figure on the football field, on the big and small screens of Hollywood and ...

Hammerpress celebrates 20 years in business with weeklong festivities

Aug. 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/20/14 Kansas City, Mo. – In celebration of 20 years in business, Hammerpress will host a week of daily events through the week of Tuesday, September 16 through Saturday, September 20, 2014, including print demonstrations, shop tours & hands-on opportunities. During the week, commemorative Hammerpress goods will be available including limited edition prints, Hammerpress t-shirts, and other ...

Kutak Rock Attorneys recognized by 2015 Best Lawyers in America

Aug. 20, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Aug. 18, 2014 – Kutak Rock is pleased to announce that six of its Kansas City and Wichita attorneys are included in the 21st edition of the Best Lawyers in America publication. The lawyers are listed among 56 total Kutak Rock attorneys recognized in the Best Lawyers 2015 listing. Four honored Kansas City attorneys include: Jack ...

Fidelity Bank adds to Kansas City commercial lending team

Aug. 20, 2014

Fidelity Bank has added Adam Buerger as a Kansas City-area commercial lender. Based out of Fidelity’s newest office at 14435 Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, Buerger is helping manage the Bank’s loan portfolio while building new customer relationships. “We are excited to have Adam contributing to our expansion in the Kansas City market,” said Tim Nelson, Fidelity’s chief lending officer. ...

New Beginners Pickleball Tournament is Sept. 13 at MAWSC’s Okun Fieldhouse

Aug. 20, 2014

Sept. 5 is the deadline for registering for a new mid-September Beginner Pickleball Tournament being presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This event will take place beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Okun Fieldhouse, located in the Mid-America West Sports Complex, 20200 Johnson Drive, Shawnee. Pickleball is a ...

Monarchs & Wildflowers event is Sept. 13 at Ernie Miller Park

Aug. 20, 2014

Celebrating the monarch butterfly's amazing annual migration is the aim of a special event set for Sept. 13 at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park, 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Monarchs & Wildflowers is the name of the event, which is for children ages eight and up accompanied by a parent or guardian. Participants will ...

Kansas History Museum Trail is September destination for 50 Plus fall Strolling program

Aug. 20, 2014

Make new friends while exploring nature during a series of three fall walks being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The program is called Fall Strolling and will kick off with a walk on Sept. 10 at the Kansas History Museum in Topeka. This trail includes a wealth of information, a rope ...

Home School Creativity Studio program offered for ages 6-12 beginning Sept. 10

Aug. 20, 2014

Home school students will enjoy a variety of art activities during a program offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for youth ages six to 12 beginning in early September. The class is called Creativity Studio and is designed to supplement and support home school efforts. This six-week program will give students a chance to take part in ...

Pooches and Pies day trip set for Sept. 9

Aug. 20, 2014

Travel to a small town in north-central Kansas to visit two very different but interesting businesses during an early September day trip being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The trip is called Pooches and Pies. Participants will journey to Washington, Kansas, which is located north of Junction City near the Nebraska ...

Sept. 5 is registration deadline for Girls on the Run track program for grades 3-5

Aug. 20, 2014

Educating and preparing girls in grades three through five for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living is the goal of a track program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program is called Girls on the Run. Using a well-researched curriculum, the program teaches life lessons through fun interactive games combined with training for a ...

SFS Architecture Announces Plans for New Crossroads Office

Aug. 20, 2014

Contact: Carol Martin Tracy Telephone: 816/474-1397 Email: cmtracy@sfsarch.com Kansas City, MO – After celebrating 40 years of performance driven design in 2013, SFS is poised for continued long-term success with a growing client base and diversity of projects, an expanding staff and plans for a new office in the Crossroads District. Since its founding, the firm’s client-focused process has resulted ...

Longtime USD 204 Teacher Earns City’s Highest Honor

Aug. 20, 2014

For immediate release: August 19, 2014 Longtime Bonner Springs High School Teacher to Receive City’s Highest Honor Bonner Springs, KS – Chris Wood, a Language Arts teacher who has served 47 years with Bonner Springs High School, will be honored for her contributions to the community. Wood has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the Marion Vaughn Community Service ...

See your health in a new light: free seminars!

Aug. 20, 2014

Learn how light perception by our eyes plays a critical role in health and how brain function and patterns of light exposure profoundly affect health with renowned speaker, Patricia Turner, MD, FAAO. “How daily light exposure and ocular aging affect health and longevity.” Tuesday, September 9th, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., at the KU Eye Center, 7400 State Line Road, ...

MIssourian Returns as Featured Artist at St. Louis Art Fair

Aug. 19, 2014

Erickson Woodworking Launching New Site, Brand Attending St. Louis Art Fair Erickson Woodworking, maker of museum level, highly functional handcrafted chairs and furnishings, is looking forward to the St. Louis Art Fair, September 5-7, 2014. “We explored the city almost 30 years ago as a family. We all visited the beautiful park named after my mother's great-grandfather, Greensfelder Park” comments ...

The American Marketing Association of Kansas City announces Board of Directors for 2014-15

Aug. 19, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – Aug. 19, 2014) - The American Marketing Association of Kansas City (AMA-KC) announced its board of directors for 2014-15. This year’s members include: President, Emily Esparza (Blacktop) President-Elect/Development Vice President, Alma Azuara (Sprint) Secretary/Collegiate Relations Vice President, Brian Buckler (Avila University) Treasurer/Special Programs Vice President, Mary K. Florence (Daystar West Consulting) Programming Vice President, Manon Eilts ...

Kansas City wins vote to host the 74th World Science Fiction Convention, MidAmeriCon II, in 2016

Aug. 19, 2014

PRESS RELEASE #1 Kansas City wins vote to host the 74th World Science Fiction Convention, MidAmeriCon II, in 2016 MidAmeriCon II, The 74th World Science Fiction Convention Kansas City, MO August 17-21, 2016 press@midamericon2.org www.midamericon2.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 19, 2014 London, UK - Kansas City, Missouri, has won the right to host the 74th World Science Fiction Convention ...

Party for the Paws - A Zumba Benefit for Great Plains SPCA

Aug. 19, 2014

Come dance your tails off at the Party for the Paws! Area Zumba instructors will get you movin' and groovin' as you support our furry friends in need. If you love animals and Zumba, this event is for you! Entry donation of $20 (cash or check) and $1 for each additional raffle ticket. Raffle prizes are from area donors such ...

Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Women’s Equality Day

Aug. 19, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 BY: Shatara Seymour EMAIL: shatara.r.seymour.civ@mail.mil FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – In honor of the 94th anniversary of women’s right to vote, Fort Leonard Wood is slated to host a Women’s Equality Day observance at 11:30 a.m., Aug. 26 in the Engineer Regimental Room of the John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex ...


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