Rockhurst University to Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 16, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2015 Kansas City, MO – On Monday, April 20, the Rockhurst University community will commemorate the victims of the Holocaust during the University’s annual observance of Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, in cooperation with the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education. From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., ...

Documentaries explore nation’s controversial immigration issues

April 16, 2015

Residents in Kansas and Nebraska have an opportunity to learn more about what life is really like for illegal immigrants to the United States by viewing two documentaries that take a look at the political aspects of this hot-button issue and the real-life implications from those decisions. The viewings of the two documentaries –“Trails of Hope and Terror” and “The ...

HappyBottoms Now Serving More Babies in KC: Major Expansion Just in Time for Mother’s Day

April 16, 2015

Help us Make a Difference for our 5th Annual Mother's Day Campaign MEDIA CONTACT: Liz Sutherlin, HappyBottoms Executive Director Cell phone 913-269-4654 email: liz@happybottoms.org HappyBottoms, Kansas City's Diaper Bank, is excited to announce that it has added several new agencies to our list of partners. This means we will serve an additional 300 babies in Kansas City every month. We ...

Park University Recognizes Academic Achievements at 2015 Honors Convocation

April 16, 2015

Park University students, faculty and staff were recognized for their exceptional scholarly efforts from the 2014-15 school year at the University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 15, held in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. In addition to a number of departmental academic honors, the University acknowledged outstanding students and faculty with a variety of special awards. ...

50 Plus Plans May 6 Adventure Walk to visit Missouri’s Katy Trail

April 16, 2015

An opportunity to hike on a portion of Missouri's Katy trail is being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in early May. The program is called Katy Trail Adventure Walk and will take place on Wednesday, May 6. Participants will walk on a section of the trail located near the Rocheport (Mo.) ...

Roeland Park Aquatic Center to close May 5 through 8 for summer preparations

April 16, 2015

The Roeland Park Aquatic Center will close to the public for portions of three weeks as annual preparations are made for the facility’s summer season. The RPAC, which is located at 4843 Rosewood Dr. just east of the Roeland Park Community Center, will be closed from May 5 through 8. During this time, Johnson County Park & Recreation District staff ...

HP3 event, including Duathlon, 5K and 10K, set for May 9 in Heritage Park

April 16, 2015

For more than 26 years the Johnson County Park & Recreation District has sponsored an early summer duathlon at Heritage Park. In 2013, the event added 5K and 10K runs along with the duathlon, and these are continuing this year. The event, now known as the HP3, consists of a duathlon including 3.1 mile run, a 17-mile bike, followed by ...

Shawnee Mission Park Marina open weekends beginning May 2 & 3

April 16, 2015

The Shawnee Mission Park Marina is scheduled to operate on the weekends of May 2 and 3, May 9 and 10, and May 16 and 17, prior to opening daily for the summer season beginning May 23. The marina’s weekend hours will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, but note the last rentals each day will ...

Enchanted Fairytale Forest Fairy event planned at Ernie Miller Park on May 2

April 16, 2015

Celebrate the magic of nature and discover the hidden world of the wee folk and friends - both real and make believe - during a special event at the Ernie Miller Nature Center in early May. Enchanted Fairytale Forest is the name of this event, which is now in its fifth year. This program is for all ages, but children ...

Patron Appreciation Day returns on May 2 at seven JCPRD facilities

April 16, 2015

A special event lets participants enjoy a number of discounts or free activities at seven Johnson County Park & Recreation District facilities returns in early May. Meant as a counterpart to the agency's A Day in the Park event, which since 2010 has offered free outdoor activities at several parks on National Trails Day, this event is called Patron Appreciation ...

Eric McHenry named Poet Laureate of Kansas

April 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Von Holten, Director of Programs 785/357-0359 (w) • 785/840-5226 (c) leslie@kansashumanities.org www.kansashumanities.org Eric McHenry named Poet Laureate of Kansas TOPEKA – The Kansas Humanities Council (KHC) announced that Eric McHenry of Lawrence, Kan., has been named the 2015-2017 Poet Laureate of Kansas. In this role, McHenry will promote the ...

INTOUCH SOLUTIONS PROMOTES BRENT SCHOLZ AND ELIZABETH ROONEY TO VICE PRESIDENTS, EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTORS

April 16, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. (April 16, 2015) — Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of both Brent Scholz and Elizabeth Rooney to the position of vice president, executive creative director. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch has seen rapid expansion over the past five years and actively promotes experienced leaders from within the 600-person firm. Scholz’s and Rooney’s ...

Home Run Event Raises Milestone Total For Bible College

April 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOME RUN EVENT RAISES MILESTONE TOTAL First-ever live and silent auction event at Kansas City College and Bible School raises $100,000 for student scholarships. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (April 15, 2015) – Kansas City College and Bible School (KCCBS) announced today that the total raised from its weekend fundraiser, the Home Run for KCCBS Auction and Benefit, came ...

The Urban Scholastic Center Promotes Literacy in Wyandotte County’s Urban Core

April 16, 2015

Urban Scholastic Center 2900 Minnesota Avenue Kansas City, KS 66102 913.281.9828 www.theusc.org Contact: Misha Lewis, USC misha@theusc.org Office: 913.281.9828 Ext. 2 Cell: 913.484.6136 Kansas City, Kansas, April 18th, 2015—“In middle class neighborhoods there are about 13 book titles for every child. By contrast, in neighborhoods of lower socioeconomic status, there is only one book title for every 300 children.” (Susan ...

Unbiased Herbal Energy Booster Supplements To Increase Stamina

April 15, 2015

Generally, humans need energy to perform the day-to-day duties, regardless of whether it is personal work or professional work. Sometimes, there are great chances that men and women can feel low at energy and stamina. Not only physical factors, but mental fatigue and stress can also be great contributing factors. Regardless of the factor contributing towards low energy and stamina, ...

Heart to Heart International Award Recipients to Be Honored May 9

April 15, 2015

U.S. Army Major General and Locally-Based Physicians Foundation Heralded for Support of Relief Aid Efforts April 15, 2015 (Lenexa, Kan.) – Heart to Heart International (HHI) today announced the recipients of the organization’s 2015 Heart for Humanity and Power of One awards. The Heart for Humanity Award will be presented to the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, a long-time ...

PerformOUTKC is seeking actor, dancers & singers for its’ sensational summer season.

April 15, 2015

For Immediate Release PerformOUTKC, Kansas City’s LGBTQIA choral and theater arts program announces its 2015 summer season casting call and membership registration. Seeking - Actors, dancers, singers, musicians, writers and visual artists; ages 14-22 for the following shows. Kansas City, MO – June 20 will see the presentation of “That Wasn’t Me,” a comical look at stereotypes in and about ...

Senior Star at Villa Ventura’s Spring Fling Celebrates America’s Favorite Pastime

April 15, 2015

Community invited to join in the fun with baseball-themed event Senior Star at Villa Ventura is pleased to invite the Kansas City community to its annual Spring Fling from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at 12100 Wornall Road. This year’s event celebrates America’s favorite pastime … baseball … and everything associated with the beloved sport including food, ...

BIGSHOT Inbound launches new site for Horn Law

April 15, 2015

DATE: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 EVENT: Website Launch Contact Information: BIGSHOT Inbound Jeff Henry, President jeffh@thinkbigshot.com 816-471-1877 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, MO – BIGSHOT™ Inbound is pleased to announce the release of a new website and inbound marketing campaign for The Horn Law Firm, P.C.. Located in Independence, MO, Horn Law was founded in 1990 by Douglas R. Horn, ...

Johnson County Automotive Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award

April 15, 2015

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Johnson County Automotive, jocoauto.com, has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014. “ We strive every day with every customer to provide an extraordinary positive experience. Thank you ...

THE ELDERS AND VICTOR & PENNY TO HEADLINE BRIARCLIFF’S MUSIC FESTIVAL

April 15, 2015

Event Proceeds to Benefit New House Shelter and KC Pet Project Media Contact: Maureen Veto-Slater, maureenvs@gmail.com April 15, 2015 (Kansas City, MO) – An event to celebrate “25 Years of Briarcliff,” a music festival, takes place on Saturday, June 27th from 10am to 5pm. Center stage will be located in Briarcliff Village, between Trezo Maré restaurant, and Nell Hill’s home ...

Kansas City Author Releases Debut Novel

April 14, 2015

April 14, 2015 - Louisburg, Kan. -- Ray Davis announces the release of his debut speculative fiction novel, Anunnaki Awakening: Revelation.The book is available in Paperback and for Kindle. Drawing on ancient aliens research and lore, the book (first in a trilogy) follows White House Correspondent Maria Love. Her journey of personal discovery becomes a dangerous adventure into the realms ...

Kansas City Author Releases Debut Novel

April 14, 2015

April 14 2015 - Louisburg, Kan. -- Ray Davis announces the release of his debut speculative fiction novel, Anunnaki Awakening: Revelation.The book is available in Paperback and for Kindle and is Book 1 of a trilogy. The novel follows White House Correspondent Maria Love. Her journey of personal discovery becomes a dangerous adventure into the realms of human origins and ...

6th Annual Picassos for Pets—Art Auction for HELP Humane Animal Shelter

April 14, 2015

For Immediate Release today (April 14, 2015) Continuous through April 25, 2015 Contact: Diana@helphumane.org 816-318-4357 6th Annual Picassos For Pets Where: Raintree Lake Clubhouse 825 SW Raintree Drive Lee’s Summit, MO When: April 25, 2015 4pm-8pm Every year Picassos for Pets offers one of a kind art pieces for silent auction to benefit HELP Humane in Belton, MO. Artists from ...


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