Healthy Families Asks Community for Help

July 7, 2015

Jackson County has more than 1,900 children in foster care. Although many children have found homes with relatives, others are in need of foster families. Unfortunately, the demand for foster homes is quickly exceeding the supply. In order to meet the demand, Healthy Families Programs, an agency within Cornerstones of Care, is asking community members to consider becoming foster parents. ...

KANSAS CITY SCHOOLYARD GARDEN SUMMIT on July 14th: Cultivating the Future - One Plant, One Student at a Time

July 7, 2015

Whether a beginner or schoolyard garden veteran, the Kansas City Regional Schoolyard Garden Summit event on July 14 will teach innovative strategies for building, sustaining, and engaging everyone in a thriving schoolyard garden in our city. This exclusive regional summit will feature a keynote address from Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, and share best practices among schools and ...

Darren Knipp named president and CEO of Balance Innovations

July 7, 2015

New executive leadership to expand company’s strategic direction Lenexa, Kan.: Balance Innovations has named Darren Knipp as its new president and CEO. “Darren’s background is a perfect fit for taking Balance Innovations to the next level,” said Kurt Mueller, chairman of the board of managers and acting president and CEO of Balance Innovations. “His experience leading a team that took ...


July 7, 2015

The League of Healthcare Experts (LHE) has announced the addition of two new member companies, HealthCore Value Advisors of Columbia, MO and DataFile Technologies of Kansas City. Their inclusion in the LHE alliance of healthcare-focused companies brings valuable expertise in critical areas impacting providers today. “LHE strives to keep the medical community educated on the latest trends and issues in ...

Shawnee Mission Health’s Associates Recognized For Engagement Excellence for Fifth Consecutive Year

July 7, 2015

Merriam, Kan. – Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Shawnee Mission Health (SMH), is honored to receive the 2015 Gallup Great Workplace Award. The award recognizes organizations for their ability to create an engaged workplace culture across teams, department and facilities that drives business outcomes. This is the fifth consecutive year that AHS and SMH received the Gallup Great Workplace ...

Two Kansas City MSPs Merge

July 6, 2015

(Lenexa, KS, July 6, 2015) - RESULTS Technology, a Managed Services Provider (MSP) headquartered in Kansas City with offices in St. Louis, is merging with privately-held IT solutions provider Visionpace-IT of Independence Missouri. The companies will do business under the name RESULTS Technology. RESULTS Technology said merging with Visionpace-IT will expand its professional staff in Kansas City by 30 percent ...

Herff Jones Awards Prestigious College Scholarship to Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Senior

July 6, 2015

The Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship & Principal’s Award celebrates academic achievement and leadership potential in college-bound youth Indianapolis, IN (July 6, 2015) - The results are in for the third-annual Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship & Principal’s Award - a program that recognizes student leaders across the United States and Canada with more than $125,000 in college ...

First Women’s Health Certified Specialists Named in Kansas City

July 6, 2015

Contact:; 816.569.2802 Jenn Cumming and Sarah Dominguez, physical therapists and co-owners of the pelvic floor specialty physical therapy practice Foundational Concepts; recently passed the WCS certification making them the first Women's Health Certified Specialists in Kansas City, MO. WCS is a board certification in Women's Health that takes a broad base of professional education and practice, and develops a ...

FREE National College Fair coming to Kansas City

July 6, 2015

Free National College Fair Coming to Kansas City A free National College Fair is coming to Kansas City on Sunday, Sept 27 from 1:00-4:00pm; and Monday, Sept 28 from 8:30-11:30am. The event will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center (301 W 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105). Downtown street parking on Sundays is generally free. Over 140 colleges ...

New Leadership at HappyBottoms, KC’s Diaper Bank

July 6, 2015

FOR RELEASE: New Leadership at HappyBottoms, KC's Diaper Bank CONTACT: Tess Koppelman, HappyBottoms Communications Board Chair email HappyBottoms, KC's only diaper bank, is excited to announce hiring it's newest staff member: Executive Director John Teasdale. Current outgoing Executive Director Liz Sutherlin says it's been an important goal to build a sustainable organization that will help needy babies in KC ...

Overland Park Student Launching a Career in Space

July 6, 2015

To Assignment Desks and Business/Aerospace/Education Reporters: Overland Park’s Shelby Bottoms Launching a Career in Space Who: Boeing Space Launch System (SLS) Intern Shelby Bottoms of Overland Park, KS What: Overland Park student helping to build America’s next great rocket Where: NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans, LA. When: Tuesday, January 7, 2015 NEW ORLEANS, La., July 7, 2015 – Boeing ...

Tami Greenberg Named CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City

July 6, 2015

Tami Greenberg Named CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City Kansas City, Mo., July 6, 2015 Tami Greenberg has been named the Chief Executive Officer of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City (RMHC-KC). She will lead the team that operates and funds three Houses on Hospital Hill as well as a Ronald McDonald Family Room inside Children’s ...


July 6, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2015 Media Contact: Ben Seidel, President and Founder IGNITING BUSINESS IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO RECEIVING A $100,000 GRANT After applying for a grant through Chase Mission Main Street Grants, Igniting Business quickly exceeded the number of votes needed to advance and has made it to the final reviewing step. Columbia/Lee’s Summit, MO. Igniting Business ...

Brown & James, P.C. Kansas City office moving to new location

July 6, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (July 6, 2015) – The Brown & James Law Firm in Kansas City, MO is moving to a new location: 2345 Grand Blvd., Ste. 2100 Kansas City MO 64108 Phone: (816) 472-0800 Fax: (816) 421-1183 The office at its new location will be open and operating on Monday, August 3, 2015. All lawyers at the Brown and ...

Restoration Project Mission

July 5, 2015

RECOVERY PRISON MINISTRY (RPM) Restoration Project Mission Contact: Cindy Townsend Tel. (660) 596-8721 Email: Restoration Project Mission Greater Kansas City Area Meeting There is a huge need to provide support for select individuals either reentering society from incarceration or as alternative sentencing technique. The State and private group homes are largely ineffective. Part of the answer has been right ...

Author D.A. Roberts releases debut sci-fi novel

July 4, 2015

Phone: 417-496-4035 E-mail: Website: July 4th, 2015 - Springfield, MO Contact details, review copies, photos, and an author bio are available upon request. AUTHOR D.A. ROBERTS RELEASES DEBUT SCI-FI NOVEL Based on the hit video game “The Infinite Black” from Spellbook Studios. D.A. Roberts, author of the world renowned zombie series The Ragnarok Rising Saga, is releasing his ...

‘Jesus on Toast’ appears at the KC Fringe Festival

July 3, 2015

Made-in-KC play premiere talks race, religion, immigration (& other laughing matters.) In this funny, touching story, the proprietor of a failing small-town café fakes a miracle to boost his business, but he’s forced to scramble when Sister Veronita—an investigator from the Vatican—shows up. A new play, a new playwright, and new production company: “Jesus on Toast” is the first play ...

Sugar Free Allstars to kick-off Kansas City area library tour on July 6

July 2, 2015

Family Funk super duo the Sugar Free Allstars will kick-off a 10-performance tour of public libraries in the Kansas City area at 1:30 pm. on Monday, July 6 at the Ruiz Library, 2017 W. Pennway St. Sugar Free Allstars are among the ‘Top 12 Family Music Artists in America’ according to Time magazine. They’ve had multiple #1 songs on SiriusXM ...

Belger Cartage Service, Inc. names new President

July 2, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Belger Cartage Service, Inc. names new President Belger Cartage Service, Inc., a crane and heavy haul company headquartered in Kansas City since 1919, has named Evelyn Craft Belger its new President and Chief Executive Officer. She’s the fourth President in the history of the company and the first woman in that role. C. Richard Belger served as ...

Kansas City’s Argus Consulting Opens West Coast Office, Expands Service Portfolio

July 2, 2015

Overland Park, KS, July 2, 2015 – Argus Consulting, Inc., a firm specialized in consulting engineering design and planning of petroleum distribution systems and storage facilities, has expanded its operations to better serve West Coast aviation, railroad and oil and gas clients. Dan Liss, a 30-year veteran of pipeline and fuel storage facility management, has been hired to head the ...

Mission Project Benefits from Rotary ‘Grocery Grab’

July 2, 2015

Rotary sponsored Grocery Grab bags win for everyone involved Mission Project health programs will benefit MISSION, Kan. (July 1, 2015) - It was a win-win-win for everyone involved in the Rotary Club of Shawnee Mission's first-ever Grocery Grab Fundraiser on May 23, benefiting the Mission Project. Participants purchased raffle tickets for a chance to become one of 10 finalists. Nine ...

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