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Nov. 27, 2014

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) November 27, 2014 - With digital platforms becoming the way of life, it becomes challenging for individuals to discriminate between reliable and false information on the World Wide Web. FINDitKC comes as a breath of fresh air in a cluttered internet environment. This digital media company offers video and textual content based online presence ...

Brenda Craig, Craig Safety Technologies, honored with a 2014 Women of the Year in Technology Award

Nov. 26, 2014

(Kansas City, MO) – November 26, 2014 –Brenda Craig, founder and president of Craig Safety Technologies, has received a “2014 Woman of the Year in Technology” Silver Stevie Award from the international Stevie Awards for Women in Business, according to Becky S. Wilson, President, WDS Marketing & Public Relations. The award was presented in recognition of Craig’s achievement in developing ...

Two ways to travel back in time for the holidays

Nov. 26, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anne Jones, Curator of Collections Johnson County Museum 913-715-2553 anne.jones@jocogov.org Jody Hanson, Interim Communications Director Johnson County Manager’s Office (913) 715-0423 or cell (913) 626-5482 jody.hanson@jocogov.org Two ways to travel back in time for the holidays JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS (Nov. 26, 2014) – Starting this Saturday, Nov. 29, The Johnson County Museum offers two ways to enjoy ...

Mikaela Carson of Overland Park, KS crowned Miss Route 66, 2015

Nov. 26, 2014

Overland Park native and Shawnee Mission South Graduate, Mikaela Carson was recently crowned Miss Route 66, 2015 in Saint Louis, Missouri. MIkaela will go on to compete for the title of Miss Missouri next June in Mexico, Missouri in the hopes of advancing to the Miss America Pageant. Miss Carson is a student at Lindenwood University, a member of Sigma, ...

Elves’ Day Off pool party for all ages planned on Dec. 23 at RPAC

Nov. 26, 2014

Elves' Day Off Pool Party for all ages is being planned for Dec. 23 at the dome-covered Roeland Park Aquatic Center, 4843 Rosewood Drive, Roeland Park, by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Participants will build graham cracker houses beginning at 10 a.m., eat lunch at 11 a.m., and then hit the warm waters of the dome-covered pool. Lunch ...

Winter Solstice Celebration is Dec. 20 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Nov. 26, 2014

Take a break from the busy holiday festivities and preparations to celebrate an ancient rite at a fun special event for all ages called the Winter Solstice Celebration planned for Dec. 20 at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center. In astronomical terms, the Winter Solstice occurs when the Earth’s axial tilt is farthest away from ...

Letters From Santa offered through Dec. 18 by Overland Park 50 Plus program

Nov. 26, 2014

Personalized letters from Santa are available through a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s 50 Plus Department. To arrange a letter from Santa for that special person (all ages), call the Overland Park 50 Plus office at (913) 642-6410 by Dec. 18. A short form will be completed to help remind Santa of the recipient’s ...

YP Cocktail Reception

Nov. 26, 2014

YP is a multi-billion dollar business operating the largest local ad platform in the United States that connects consumers to businesses and helps local businesses and communities grow. We're hosting a coctail reception for the "digitally minded" individual looking for a high-activity, fast paced, fun environment, selling digital advertising to connect consumers with local businesses. Join us December 11, 2014 ...

Tallgrass Creek’s Betsy Heimke is Unbroken by Her WWII Teenage POW Ordeal

Nov. 26, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (November 24, 2014) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community resident Betsy Heimke doesn’t need to see “Unbroken,” the movie based on Lauren Hillenbrand’s best-selling book about Louis Zamperini and the torture he endured at the hands of the Japanese in a WWII prison camp. She lived her own version of it. Zamperini’s story is one of survival, resilience ...

Missouri Comets Partner with Joshua Center for Special Night

Nov. 26, 2014

Nov. 26, 2014 --KANSAS CITY, MO-- The Missouri Comets, Comets Care program is dedicated to helping non-profit organizations throughout the Greater Kansas City Area. The Missouri Comets have chosen Joshua Center as their non-profit partner for the game on Friday, Dec. 5 at 7:05 p.m. against the Chicago Mustangs. To participate, you can download the order form at: www.joshuacenter.com. Joshua ...

OLATHE WOMAN COMPETING IN MISS KANSAS USA® STATE PAGEANT

Nov. 25, 2014

Alexis Rewalt from Olathe, daughter of Al and Vanessa Rewalt has been selected to participate in the 2015 Miss Kansas USA Pageant. The pageant will take place November 29th & 30th in the City of Wichita. She will be competing as Miss South Johnson County USA and will compete in swimsuit, evening gown, and personal interview competitions. The pageant has ...

KC Kids Pass to donate portion of profits to Harvesters

Nov. 25, 2014

Lee’s Summit, MO, November 25, 2014 – KC Kids Pass, advertising and fundraising company located in Lee’s Summit, has announced plans to donate a portion of all website sales through the end of 2014 to Harvesters. “With the holiday season approaching it saddens us to think that families in our community will go hungry when so many of us are ...

Pack Friday replaces Black Friday as KC Youth help others

Nov. 25, 2014

Contact: Cheryl Reinhardt FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: (c) 913-220-8938 Email: creinhardt@youthfront.com Friday, November 28th, 2014 1:00-3:00 p.m. Black Friday? For some, it’s “Pack Friday” SHAWNEE MISSION, KAN. (Nov. 24, 2014) Instead of spending Black Friday shopping, hundreds of young people and their families will join together at the Youthfront Something to EatTM warehouse (1200 S. 5th Street, Kansas City, KS) ...

Denice Ash Honored for Leadership in Education

Nov. 25, 2014

-- Springfield, MO. November 15, 2014. During its Fall Representative Assembly, Missouri National Education Association (MNEA), presented Denice Ash, AVID Coordinator at New Mark Middle School in the North Kansas City Schools and NKC-NEA’s 1st Vice-President, with the Shirley Cromer Award for Leadership. Ms. Ash has been a leader in NKC-NEA and MNEA for over 20 years. Besides her current ...

MADE-A Kansas City Artist Market-Holiday Spirit in the Crossroads featuring an HGTV star, Dec. 12 and 13

Nov. 25, 2014

Kansas City, MO- November 25, 2014–Media Contact: Jamie Kapke-816-729-7179 Jamie@kapkeandcompany.com Visit the first annual MADE-A Kansas City Artist Market, meet an HGTV star and see more than 30 local artists and a variety of goodies to check off your holiday shopping list with unique wares. MADE is free to the public Friday, Dec.12, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec.13, 10 a.m.-5 ...

Olsson Associates opens ‘design studio’ with the acquisition of Ochsner Hare & Hare

Nov. 25, 2014

Olsson Associates, a national engineering and design firm, has acquired Ochsner Hare & Hare (OHH), a Kansas City planning and landscape architecture design firm. Olsson announced its acquisition plans in September, and the deal was finalized and signed yesterday. Terms of the acquisition will not be released. OHH will maintain its office in downtown Kansas City at 1801 McGee Street, ...

Duchesne Clinic Celebrates 25 Years of Service to the Poor

Nov. 25, 2014

Kansas City, Kan. (Nov. 24, 2014)—For 25 years, Duchesne Clinic, located in Kansas City, Kan., has provided quality and compassionate healthcare to those who are uninsured and experiencing chronic illness, pain or sickness. The doors to the clinic opened formally in 1988, but the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth began their outreach initially through a mobile clinic serving Wyandotte County’s ...

Park University’s International Center for Music Presents Performance Featuring Violinist Ben Sayevich and Cellist Daniel Veis

Nov. 25, 2014

Parkville, Mo.—Nov. 25, 2014 — Park University’s International Center for Music presents a side-by-side performance featuring ICM faculty violinist Ben Sayevich and cellist Daniel Veis in collaboration with their students, on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m., in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. The Lithuanian-Israeli Sayevich has established himself as one of the most distinguished violinists ...

United Way presents Annual Meeting highlighting partnership with General Motors

Nov. 25, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Rynn Day, 913-371-3674 ext. 1312 rday@unitedway-wyco.org Kansas City, KS (November 24, 2014) On Wednesday, November 19, 2014 United Way of Wyandotte County presented its Annual Meeting with over 200 guests attending a luncheon at the Jack Reardon Convention Center. Events were kicked off with the presentation of new board members and a report ...

Time Warner Cable Enhances KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony Connectivity

Nov. 25, 2014

Kansas City, MO (Nov. 24, 2014) – Dedicated to connecting the Kansas City community, Time Warner Cable proudly announces its role as the official WiFi supplier for the approaching KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony. Guests of the 85th annual KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony will enjoy free access and unlimited data to TWC WiFi® Hotspots, allowing them to stay connected to the ...

Self Storage Operator StorageMart Expands its Kansas City Metro Footprint

Nov. 25, 2014

StorageMart Becomes Largest, Privately Owned, Provider of Self Storage in Kansas City Metro Area Kansas City, Missouri November 24, 2014 StorageMart announced today the acquisition of Safety Mini Storage and its 17 locations for self storage in the Kansas City area. “Safety was a pioneer in the storage industry in Western Missouri,” StorageMart CEO Mike Burnam said. “We’ve been working ...

Painting a Peace in America”

Nov. 25, 2014

For Immediate Release CONTACT: R.Gregory Summers 913.707.8337 Kansas City Artists Coalition 816.421.5222 Artist paints a “Peace” of America KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Most people take cameras on their cross-country trips. National award winning artist R. Gregory Summers loaded his minivan with canvas, art supplies and four colors of paint. Where others might stop to take photographs, Summers pulled over to ...

Have a Meaningful Black Friday - Meet the Kansas-born Author Who Has America Thinking

Nov. 25, 2014

Don’t return home on Black Friday with a full cart and an empty heart. Add some meaning to what has become a national day of economic frenzy. Take some time to meet the Kansas-born author who has Americans considering real solutions for slowing the nation’s social and economic chaos. John Horvat II, an internationally followed author, speaker and scholar, will ...


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