First United Methodist Church of Jefferson City presents “Fresh Start Market”

Oct. 3, 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (October 5, 2015) - The First United Methodist Church of Jefferson City is announcing the grand opening of the Fresh Start Market this Tuesday, October 6th from noon to 3p.m. This is a program that deals directly with the needs of low-income families for their basic household necessities and personal hygiene and toiletries that are not covered ...

Jefferson City Art Club Presents “JJ Smith Digital Art & Caricature”

Oct. 3, 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (October 4, 2015) - The Jefferson City Art Club is proud to present JJ Smith Digital Art & Caricatures this Monday, October 19th at the Community Christian Church in Jefferson City. All meetings begin at: 5:30pm Begins a 30 minute social time of "Show & Tell" Refreshments are served from a Host Committee. 6:00pm Introduction of the ...

Disabled Veterans National Foundation awards grant to Warriors’ Best Friend

Oct. 2, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Samantha Jeffers (816) 809-2058 Kansas City, MO. October 2nd, 2015. The Disabled Veterans National Foundation awarded Warriors’ Best Friend Foundation with a $10,000 grant to provide service dogs for wounded soldiers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The grant was part of the summer cycle of the Disabled Veterans National ...

Get Your Legal Affairs In Order For National Estate Planning Awareness Week (Oct. 19th)

Oct. 2, 2015

Kansas City, KS (10/02/15)- October 19th-25th marks National Estate Planning Awareness Week in the United States. The observance seeks to educate Americans about the importance of having proper estate planning documents in place should death or incapacity suddenly occur. Estate planning is one of the most overlooked areas of personal financial management. According to the National Association of Estate Planners ...

Freelance Exchange to host 12th annual Showcase on Oct. 27, 2015 at Google Fiber Space

Oct. 2, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 2, 2015) — The Freelance Exchange of Kansas City (FX) will host their 12th annual Showcase on Tuesday, October 27th, from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at the Google Fiber Space Lounge (1820 Westport Rd., KC, MO), according to Julie Cortés, founder of the organization. Local advertising and marketing talent will be presenting portfolio samples of their work ...

KC Makes a Splash at World Parliament

Oct. 2, 2015

Kansas City, MO (October 2, 2015) - Greater Kansas City is well-represented at next month’s Parliament of the World’s Religions in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council is sending an impressive number of interfaith leaders as part of a larger Kansas City contingent to the celebrated gathering, which has been described as the world’s oldest, largest ...

CreativeOne Appoints Industry Authority Steve Savant as National Marketing Spokesman

Oct. 2, 2015

Leawood, Kan. – CreativeOne, a leading independent marketing organization (IMO) serving thousands of independent annuity and life insurance agents and advisors nationwide, announced Steve Savant as its national marketing spokesman. In his new role, Savant will support the company’s growth strategy through agent recruitment and training, and by leveraging his high profile in the insurance and financial services industry. Additionally, ...

Knights of Columbus donate portion of proceeds of Tootsie Roll Drive to

Oct. 2, 2015

On July 21, 2015, Bob Willson, 10 year Chairman of the Knights of Columbus Campaign for Intellectual Disabilities at Cure' of Ars Catholic Church presented a check to the Children's SPOT (Speech, Physical and Occupational Therapy) of Kansas City, Missouri. Accepting the check were Jeanette Worthington, Manager of The Children's SPOT and Heather Solis, Director of Development at The Children's ...

Staffing Kansas City honored as 2015 Kansas Women-Owned Business of the Year Award

Oct. 2, 2015

Overland Park, KAN (Oct. 2, 2015): Staffing Kansas City, Overland Park, Kansas, has been selected to receive the "2015 Kansas Woman-Owned Service Business of the Year Award," according to a notification from Rhonda Harris, Kansas Department of Commerce, Office of Minority and Women Business Development. The designation is announced during the annual Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week awards program which ...

Mary Redmond to be honored with the 2015 Kansas Women Business Advocate of the Year Award

Oct. 2, 2015

Kansas City, KAN: (Oct. 2, 2015): Kansas City area businesswoman and noted national speaker, Mary A. Redmond, the FearLess Negotiator LLC, has been selected to receive the "2015 Kansas Women Business Advocate of the Year Award," according to Rhonda Harris, Kansas Department of Commerce, Office of Minority and Women Business Development. Mary Redmond is being honored in recognition of her ...

Kansas City Sex Therapy Practice, Turner Professional Group, Will Host Talk: Enhancing Your Sex Life After Cancer

Oct. 2, 2015

For Immediate Release Media Contact: George Turner, PhD, LSCSW/LCSW, CEO Turner Professional Group (TPG) Direct: 816-931-8255 or Turner Professional Group will host The Breast Cancer Connection group sponsored by the Shawnee Mission Breast Center. The groups goal is providing a circle of support, education and empowerment. Dr. George Turner shared, "Surviving cancer can leave couples and individuals emotionally battered… ...

Speaking out against anti-Muslim rhetoric

Oct. 1, 2015

Kansas City, MO (October 2, 2015) - Following recent remarks made by presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,” The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council (GKCIC) would like to remind the greater Kansas City area that we stand in solidarity with our Muslim friends, and are deeply ...

Kansas City Pharmacist Honored with Pharmacy Leadership Award

Oct. 1, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY Auburn Gehle Communications Manager Kansas Pharmacists Association | 785.228.2327 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City Pharmacist Honored with Pharmacy Leadership Award On September 11, 2015 at the Kansas Pharmacists Association’s (KPhA) Mid-America Pharmacy Conference & Expo in Overland Park, KS, pharmacist Jonalan Smith was installed as the KPhA President-Elect for 2016. Every year, the incoming President-Elect is honored ...

Fall Trout Stockings planned at two JCPRD lakes on Oct. 28

Oct. 1, 2015

Come watch as 3,000 pounds of squirming rainbow trout are stocked in two Johnson County Park & Recreation District lakes in late October. The fall stockings will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at each respective lake's boat ramp. Stocking of about 1,000 pounds of trout at Kill Creek Park will begin at 2:30 p.m., and stocking of about 2,000 ...

Trick-or-Cache program planned at Antioch Park on Oct. 23

Oct. 1, 2015

Experience Trick-or-Cache this Halloween through a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in late October. Trick-or-Cache is the name of the Halloween-themed program, which is for all ages. Participant will learn to use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver to track a cache in a fun relaxed environment. GPS units will be provided on this ...

Senior Fest is Oct. 22 at the Ritz Charles

Oct. 1, 2015

Join un for a fun-filled Senior Fest and learn more about what our community has to offer you when the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s 50 Plus Department presents this event for a fifth year in late October. The event is called Senior Fest and will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, at ...

50 Plus plans fall Adventure Walk on the Konza Prairie on Oct. 21

Oct. 1, 2015

An opportunity to walk on the Konza Prairie Trail near Manhattan, Kan., is being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in late October. The program is called Konza Prairie Trail Adventure Walk and will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 21. The Konza Prairie preserves 8,616 acres of prairie winding through the Flint ...

Special Screening of “The Age of Love” set for Oct. 18 at Jewish Community Center

Oct. 1, 2015

A special screening of a documentary film about the phenomenon of speed dating for older adults is being planned in mid-October as a prelude an announcement of local plans for similar events A screening of the film, “The Age of Love,” will take place beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18, in the Social Hall of the Jewish Community ...

Orienteering workshop for ages 16 and older offered on Oct. 17

Oct. 1, 2015

Do you enjoy hiking cross-country, but fear losing your way? If so, join the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for a Map and Compass Workshop beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Learn the basic skills of using a topographic map and a magnetic compass in ...

Haunted Kansas program returns to Ernie Miller Park on Oct. 17

Oct. 1, 2015

As darkness falls, walk through the trails of Ernie Miller Park and listen to the stories of long ago during a special event being offered at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Now in its seventh year, the program is called Haunted Kansas and is for ages eight and older and all children must be accompanied by a parent ...

Almost 200 Who Are Blind are in Kansas City this Weekend for Convention and to Kick-Off White Cane Walk; ADA Update to be Given

Oct. 1, 2015

Media Contact: Tracey Hawkins 816.372.0939 or Convention agenda- Dates October 2nd-4th: For immediate release: The Missouri Council of the Blind is holding its annual convention in Kansa City this year. About 200 members are expected to attend and many are in town now. Local affiliate, the Allied Workers for the Blind, convention coordinators, invited City of Kansas City ...

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