Dec. 17, 2014

?Media Contact: ?Laura Jung ?913-660-9626 ? KANSAS CITY (Dec. 17, 2014) – Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of five employees in its Overland Park, Kan., 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 500-person firm. The five employees include: Wes Marfield, senior ...

50 Plus Art Show to take place on Jan. 14 at Matt Ross Community Center

Dec. 17, 2014

Local artists age 50 and over can show off their artwork while enjoying refreshments and discovering other local artists during a 50 Plus Art Show being presented on Wednesday, Jan. 14, by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Now in its second year, this free event will take place beginning at 2 p.m. at ...

New season of 50 Plus Bingo begins on Jan. 7

Dec. 17, 2014

A new season of themed bingo games is being kicked off in January by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. In all, ten bingo sessions will alternate between five locations through late April. With two exceptions, bingo sessions will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will feature a dozen games of bingo, as well as ...

New season of Animal Tales Storytime sessions begins Jan. 7 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Dec. 17, 2014

A new season of Animal Tales Storytime sessions is beginning at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. Young children and their parents are invited to come listen and learn during any or all of the eight sessions scheduled on Wednesdays between Jan. 7 and April 15. Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two ...

New Drums Alive class for 50 plus begins Jan. 6

Dec. 17, 2014

A great workout that also improves memory, coordination, and motor skills is the aim of a new exercise program being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The program is called Drums Alive, and will involves the use of drumsticks or wooden spoons to hit rubber balls, similar to drumming. Participants will be ...

American Royal ProRodeo Wins the Best Footing Award Again for 2014

Dec. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Royal ProRodeo Wins the Best Footing Award Again for 2014 December 17, 2014 - Kansas City – The American Royal ProRodeo was once again awarded the prestigious Justin Boots Best Footing Award, 1st Place for the Great Lakes Region, from the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA). This is the third year in a row the American ...

Kansas City Concrete Flooring Contractor Launches New Website

Dec. 17, 2014

Integrated Floor Systems, a premier Kansas City polished concrete and epoxy flooring contractor, announces launch of modern new website. Integrated Floor Systems, a company providing polished concrete and epoxy flooring solutions to industrial and commercial customers, recently launched an innovative new website designed and developed by Kansas City Web Design. Chad Zogleman, President of the company, said "Our new website ...

Missouri Partnership announces CEO transition

Dec. 16, 2014

ST. LOUIS, MO -- 12/16/2014 -- The Missouri Partnership announced Tuesday that its board of directors has appointed Subash Alias as interim Chief Executive Officer. This appointment follows the announcement that Christopher Chung, CEO since the Partnership’s inception in 2007, is stepping down to pursue other opportunities in the economic development industry. A special committee of the board will immediately ...

Branson’s 21st Annual Hot Winter Fun Big Show

Dec. 16, 2014

Branson’s 21st Annual Hot Winter Fun Big Show Heats Up Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater’s Stage Branson, MO – (Thursday, December 4, 2014) – Tickets are on sale now for Branson’s 21st Annual Hot Winter Fun Big Show. Escape the winter blues with a trip in January and February to Branson, Missouri, dubbed the “live music show capital of the ...

Santa Makes a Very Merry and Memorable First Holiday for Premature Babies at Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Dec. 16, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY DATE: December 16, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mallory Laur 913-676-2299, cell 785-213-2915 Santa Makes a Very Merry and Memorable First Holiday for Shawnee Mission Medical Center’s Littlest Patients Santa Takes Photos with Premature Babies and Their Families at the NICU at Shawnee Mission Medical Center What: Not being able to take your baby home after birth presents ...

Kansas Association of City/County Management Announces Annual Awards

Dec. 16, 2014

Date: December 16, 2014 Contact: Diane Stoddard, Assistant City Manager, Lawrence and KACM President 785-832-3413 or Nick Hernandez, City Manager, Arkansas City and KACM Awards Chairperson (620) 441-4414 Kansas Association of City/County Management Announces Annual Awards The Kansas Association of City/County Managers (KACM) annual conference took place in Manhattan December 3-5, 2014. One of the highlights at the conference is ...


Dec. 16, 2014

ROCKHURST FRATERNITY TREKS UP TO MICHIGAN TO AID THE ELDERLY – Kansas City, MO Contact: Connor Moynihan. This fall, a group of eleven chapter members of Pi Kappa Alpha, also known as Pikes, along with Rockhurst University faculty Ken Mallard, ventured up to Hancock, Michigan work with the Little Brothers: Friends of the Elderly, an organization that provides basic ...

Kansas Hunting and Fishing Expo merges with Beau Arndt Foundation

Dec. 16, 2014

** Kansas Hunting and Fishing Expo merges with Beau Arndt Foundation** NEWS RELEASE Contact Information: December 12, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jose Feliciano, 620-342-4631 Kansas Hunting and Fishing Expo Merges with the Beau Arndt Foundation September 26th and 27th of 2015, Venue Peter Pan Park, Emporia, KS EMPORIA, KAN. – Flinthills Mall and the coordinators of the Kansas Hunting ...

Mersoft to be Awarded the 2015 Impact Award by ArtsKC Council

Dec. 16, 2014

ArtsKC Awards Luncheon in January will honor Mersoft with the Impact Award for showing extraordinary leadership in the arts and creative industry. Kansas City Metro (December 16, 2014) — Mersoft, software engineering firm, has been awarded the ‘Impact Award of 2015’—by ArtsKC – Regional Arts Council, a Kansas City non-profit organization serving the five county region to provide funding to ...

Midwest Capital Funding Strengthens Business Ties with Relocation

Dec. 16, 2014

Kansas City-based commercial real estate financing firm readies for move to new location in January 2015. Midwest Capital Funding, a commercial real estate finance firm based in the Midwest, is pleased to announce its upcoming relocation to new offices in January 2015. The move will see Midwest Capital Funding make its way to the Corporate Woods area of Kansas City, ...

Small Park Takes Home Big Honors at ARVC Convention

Dec. 16, 2014

Being the kindergartner in the room (open only five years) and one of the small parks (only 50 sites) didn’t stop Big Creek RV Park from taking home top honors recently at the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) Outdoor Hospitality Conference in Las Vegas. Big Creek RV Park, located in Annapolis, Missouri, won both the Plan-It-Green Park ...

Step It Up For a Cure-FHSU Leadership 310-JDRF Kansas City Chapter Check Presentation

Dec. 15, 2014

Alexis Pfannenstiel, Type 1 Diabetic for 18.5 years Community Sponsor for “Step It Up For a Cure” 785-656-2324 Friday, December 19th, 2014 Step It Up For a Cure Glow Run and Walk-Fort Hays State University Leadership 310 Kansas City, Missouri DIABETES…it is a dirty eight letter word for those who have it or are affected by it; for those ...

Go Local Interactive Volunteers at Harvesters to Help Feed Hungry Families this Holiday Season

Dec. 15, 2014

Go Local Interactive ( spent an afternoon volunteering at the Harvesters Community Food Network (, a regional food bank that serves a 26-county area of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas. Go Local Interactive employees chose to donate collected food items as well as their time to help the cause. They took the afternoon off to help sort, pack, and label ...

COBRAGuard Inc. Hires Debra Mootz, New Director of Operations

Dec. 15, 2014

Contact: Robert Meyers Phone 913-499-4860 Overland Park, Kan., Dec. 16, 2014: Former city clerk/finance director of Roeland Park, Debra Mootz, joined the COBRAGuard team as its new director of operations in August 2014. As a former city council representative for Roeland Park, COBRAGuard President, Robert Meyers worked with Mootz for seven years before she accepted a position with the ...

FreeWheels for Kids Winter Bike Drive

Dec. 15, 2014

FreeWheels for Kids FreeWheels for Kids, a Kansas City 501(c)3 nonprofit that teaches bike repair, bike safety and leadership skills to kids, is collecting donated bikes at local bike shops this Christmas season. FreeWheels teaches youth skills from from learning how to ride a bike to traffic safety skills. We work with elementary through high school and we are accepting ...

Kansas City Area Church To Hold Rally In Solidarity With National Protests

Dec. 15, 2014

Media Contact Information Vanessa Baden or (310) 889-4833 December 14, 2014 For Immediate Release Kansas City Area Church To Hold Rally In Solidarity With National Protests New Generation Christian Center To Hold Prayer Vigil for the Nation’s Recent Civil Unrest Lee’s Summit, MO (December 14, 2014 )- New Generation Christian Center of Lee’s Summit, MO will be holding a ...

American Royal Livestock Show Sees Increase in Entries and Exhibitors

Dec. 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Royal Livestock Show Sees Increase in Entries and Exhibitors December 15, 2014 - Kansas City – As the American Royal closes the books on a very successful 2014 season, it is pleased with the growth of its Livestock Show. Now in its 115th year, the American Royal Livestock Show continues to draw exhibitors showing the best ...

Arty’s Legendary Cocktails launches Bloody Mary

Dec. 15, 2014

Arty’s Legendary Cocktails, the first company to make a ready-to-drink Old Fashioned, is launching their legendary, spicy Bloody Mary, into the Kansas area. Their historic Bloody Mary has a dynamic, multi-dimensional flavor packed with loads of spicy tomato, celery and citrus flavors with a serious kick of black and hot pepper spice on the finish. This spicy concoction is the ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Donate $59,599 to Thank Their Hourly Staff

Dec. 15, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (December 15, 2014) -- Residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community this week donated $59,599 to their campus’ Staff Appreciation Fund to show their appreciation to their hourly staff for jobs well done in 2014. The money benefitted 128 hourly staff members from all departments, including Dining Services, General Services and Health Services. This fundraising drive among residents ...

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