North Cross United Methodist Church Launches Fundraising Shoe Drive to Raise Funds, Support Microenterprise in Developing Nations, and Help the Environment

April 16, 2014

North Cross United Methodist Church is conducting a shoe collection drive now through June 29th to raise funds for our Children’s Ministry while benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills. Individuals can help by donating gently worn, used shoes at 1321 NE Vivion Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64118. Shoes can be dropped off ...

Lead Business Advisors Announces New Roles for Chesterman and Harris

April 16, 2014

*Community Banking Lead Business Advisors Announces New Roles for Chesterman and Harris Lead Business Advisors, a division of the 86-year-old financial institution, Lead Bank of Lee’s Summit, MO, has appointed Patrick Chesterman to Senior Managing Director and Clint Harris to Senior Director of Corporate Finance for Lead Business Advisors. Chesterman was previously Division President at Inergy L.P. and Chief Operating ...

Carnival arrives in Excelsior Springs!

April 16, 2014

Come one, come all! The Annual Excelsior Springs Carnival is coming to town! The carnival will be open beginning Friday, April 18 though Saturday, April 26. During the week, the carnival opens its doors at 6:00 p.m. On weekends, your fun can begin at 1:00 p.m. The carnival closes when the crowd starts dwindling down. Some BIG and EXCITING news ...

Verdigris Valley Art Exhibit Calls for Entries.

April 16, 2014

Independence Historical Museum and Art Center (IHMAC), Independence, Kansas presents the 61st Annual Verdigris Valley Art Exhibit (VVAE) July 7 – 26. This is a Call for Entries. The Independence Historical Museum and Art will hold the 61st annual VVAE as a part of the Independence, Kansas ASTRA Arts Festival, which encompasses many art genres. Various events will be presented ...

Lenexa Receives Top Rating for Fire Protection

April 16, 2014

LENEXA, Kan. – The City of Lenexa has achieved the distinction of having the top-rated fire-protection service in a five-state area. Effective July 1, Lenexa becomes a Class 1 community based on the Insurance Services Office (ISO) independent rating system for measuring the quality and effectiveness of municipal fire protection. Lenexa is one of only 60 cities out of 48,000 ...

Works by Haydn, Mozart Close Musica Sacra Season

April 16, 2014

A stellar quartet of professional soloists joins Musica Sacra Chorus and Orchestra as it performs a rarely heard and highly influential work by Johann Michael Haydn, the expressive and emotional Requiem in C Minor for Archbishop Sigismondo at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 27 at St. Francis Xavier Church. Soprano Rebecca Lloyd, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Powell, tenor David Adams and baritone Raymond ...

50 Plus plans Katy Trail adventure walk on May 7

April 16, 2014

An opportunity to walk 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 the Katy Trail Adventure Walk and will take place on Wednesday, May 7. This hike is expected to require an easy level of exertion. Participants will ...

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

April 16, 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 six sessions scheduled on Wednesdays between May 7 and July 23. Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two ...

Unlock the Mystery day trip offered on May 6

April 16, 2014

Head out of town for a day of good surprises on a mystery motorcoach day trip being offered in early May by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This trip is called Unlock the Mystery. Participants will discover clues along the way, which will point the way to your final destination. Along the way, ...

New season of 50 Plus Bingo begins on May 6

April 16, 2014

A new season of themed bingo games is being kicked off in May by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. In all, 12 bingo sessions will alternate between six locations through late August. Each bingo session will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will feature a dozen games of bingo, as well as food, prizes, ...

Roeland Park Aquatic Center to close May 5 through 9 for summer preparations

April 16, 2014

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 9. During this time, Johnson County Park & Recreation District staff ...

New Cinco de Mayo 50 plus event is May 5 at Roeland Park Community Center

April 16, 2014

Celebrate Mexican culture and heritage with a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta being planned for Monday, May 5, by the 50 Plus department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This event will take place at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. JCPRD staff will cook up dinner and provide entertainment, you come for the fun. ...

Nature Center to benefit from May 1 “Giving Day” presented by Whole Foods on 119th St.

April 16, 2014

Shop at the Whole Foods Market at 6621 W. 119th St., Overland Park, on Thursday, May 1, and benefit the animals in and around Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. The local grocery store has designated this date as a “community giving day” for the nature center and has pledged to donate five percent ...

BHC RHODES Expands Their Corporate Marketing Department

April 16, 2014

For More Information Contact: Sam Saia 913-663-1900 For Immediate Release: BHC RHODES Expands Their Corporate Marketing Department BHC RHODES hired Samantha Saia for their new Marketing Coordinator position located in their corporate office. The new Coordinator position is a direct result of the growth the company is experiencing. Saia’s background is in commercial construction where she worked closely with ...

Kansas City Foundation Repair Contractor Launches New Website

April 16, 2014

Today, Arrow Foundation Repair of Overland Park Kansas announced the launch of its new website. While this Kansas City foundation repair company provides both commercial and residential foundation repair and basement waterproofing services, residential homeowners will find the new Arrow Foundation Repair website to be highly informative and easy to use: Arrow Foundation's site is a custom WordPress website ...

Kansas City’s Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners enter into an agreement with local American Legion Post for the administration of the Clay County Veterans Memorial.

April 15, 2014

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today, 15 Apr 2014 at the regular meeting of the Kansas City Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners. In this agreement the Kansas City Parks Dept. will be responsible for the maintenance and improvements to the Clay County Veterans Memorial and the Bennett & Dennis Herrick Memorial American Legion Post 626 will be ...

AYS’ Stack the Decks Casino Night Fundraiser Planned for May 2

April 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Teri Kriege Phone: 913-831-2820, ext. 231 AYS' Stack the Decks Casino Night Fundraiser Planned for May 2 KANSAS CITY, Kan. (April 15, 2014) – On Friday, May 2, 2014, Associated Youth Services (AYS) will host Stack the Decks Casino Night 2014 at the Overland Park Marriott from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. ...

NASA Grant Awarded to MNU Professor

April 15, 2014

NASA Grant Awarded to MNU Professor OLATHE, KAN, -- Physics professor Andrew Overholt, PhD, learned last week that he and two colleagues will receive a $500,000 NASA Exobiology grant over three years to study the “Terrestrial Impact of Nearby Supernovae.” MNU’s portion of the grant is $150,000 which will be used to support the research, obtain additional computer equipment and ...

Advanced Radiation Center of Kansas City Grand Opening

April 15, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (April 7, 2014)—Advanced Radiation Center of Kansas City will be holding its Grand Opening Thursday April 9, 2014. Advanced Radiation Center of Kansas City began accepting patients on November 1, 2013. The 7800 square-foot facility is conveniently located at 6427 West 119th Street in Overland Park, Kansas. Led by John A. Burnett, MD, Radiation Oncologist, its dedicated ...

Olathe Med’s CEO Receives MNU’s Lifetime Achievement Award

April 15, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- Olathe icon Frank H. Devocelle, president and CEO of Olathe Health System, Inc. (OHSI), was honored with MidAmerica Nazarene University’s Lifetime Achievement Award at President’s Honors, the university’s annual scholarship fundraising gala, April 11, 2014. During more than 40 years of service, Devocelle has led the growth of a small community hospital to a comprehensive regional health ...

Marketing Consultant Susan Spaulding Presents: Webinar - Referrals: The Foundation for Business Development

April 15, 2014

Marketing consultant, Susan Spaulding announces today that she will present a webinar to CASRO members on Thursday, April 24 from 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST. Perhaps someone in your company has the words “Business Development” in their title. They may be charged with forging new relationships and cultivating existing ones in an effort to increase sales. That’s a great deal ...

The Murder Mystery Company Holds OPEN CALL for LOCAL ACTORS 4/15/14

April 15, 2014

Open Call for actors!! We currently have openings in our Kansas City Troupe for new MALE and FEMALE talent! Local performances in both Missouri and Kansas. Ages 18+ non-union work. This is a fantastic opportunity that will provide the following: Each of our actors has the opportunity to act in up to 300 shows per year, with no show minimum ...

KC Infertility Awareness — 4th Annual Family Building Conference

April 15, 2014

To recognize National Infertility Awareness Week (April 20 – 26), the Kansas City Infertility Awareness Foundation is facilitating the 4th Annual Family Building Conference. Local fertility doctors, counselors, and other community leaders are coming together to sponsor and present information at this educational event designed to acknowledge infertility, raise awareness of various ways to build a family, and offer resources ...

Kansas City Music Venue Coda To Open Under New Ownership

April 15, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO – April 15, 2014 – Current Owners Dan Tutko, Ann Tutko and Clint Hoffmeier are announcing the sale of the 1744 Broadway, KCMO location known as, “Coda Bar & Grill”. Saturday, May 3, 2014 will be the last time Dan, Annie and Clint will greet live music patrons as a tandem. Coda began in March of 2009 ...

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