Cartoonist Celebrates 40 Years

Aug. 30, 2015

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Hill Email: steve@bunscomic.com CARTOONIST CELEBRATES 40 YEARS. Omaha, NE, August 2015 - Steven Hill drew his first comic strip in grade school at Omaha Momouth Park Elementary in 1975. Classmates were his first readers. The laughs were his payoff. Hill's simple drawing style allowed him to cartoon quickly in class without getting caught. ...

17th Annual Kansas City Pagan Pride Day – Harvest Festival and Craft Faire

Aug. 30, 2015

Join us on Sunday, September 13th from 10 am to 6 pm to learn more about the often misunderstood religion of Paganism at our Harvest Celebration and Craft Faire. This event is part of the international Pagan Pride Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of prejudice and religious discrimination through education, activism, charity and community. Hundreds of Pagan ...

Lid Off Film Festival to be held Lucas

Aug. 28, 2015

Peter Max Lawrence -­ Director & Festival Coordinator 213 South Main Street PO Box 321 Lucas, KS 67648 lidofffilmfestival@gmail.com ~ PRESS RELEASE ~ LID OFF FILM FESTIVAL Lucas, Kansas Friday September 25th-27th 2015 - The Grassroots Art Center along with Peter Max Lawrence present the newly established international Lid Off Film Festival. The event will feature several in-and-out-of-state “grassroots” films ...

Shawnee Church to Celebrate 150th Anniversary in September

Aug. 28, 2015

Shawnee, KS – Monticello United Methodist Church in Shawnee, Kan., is celebrating its 150th anniversary Sept. 12-13, 2015, with many descendants of the church's founders attending. The celebration will take place in both the present-day Church and the adjacent 19th Century Chapel, 23860 W. 75th Street in Shawnee. Current and former members, as well as friends and members of the ...

Direct Support Professionals Deserve Recognition for the Important Work They Do

Aug. 28, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2015 Contact: Stacie Bratcher Development Director, Special Neighbors, Inc. 816-836-3462 stacie@specialneighbors.org www.specialneighbors.org Direct Support Professionals Deserve Recognition for the Important Work They Do! 2015 Direct Support Professionals Week, September 13 - 19 Each and every day, thousands of direct support professionals across the country carry out the charge to help individuals with developmental disabilities live ...

North Kansas City Hospital Earns Special Recognition for Cardiac Care

Aug. 28, 2015

North Kansas City, August 26, 2015 – North Kansas City Hospital’s (NKCH) patient-centered cardiac program achieved awards from two of the nation’s leading health accreditation organizations for providing a superior level of cardiac care. The American College of Cardiology awarded North Kansas City Hospital the 2015 NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for high standards of cardiac care. To ...

MU Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Receives Prestigious Award

Aug. 28, 2015

MU Sinclair School of Nursing Contact: Brad Johnson Director of Communications S218 School of Nursing Columbia, MO, 65211 573-884-2690 johnsonbrad@missouri.edu August 28, 2015 For Immediate Release Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Receives Prestigious Award COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing’s (SSON) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has received the 2015 Central Region Excellence Award ...

KAB Stations of the Year Announced

Aug. 28, 2015

The Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) has announced winners in its annual awards for broadcasting excellence. A television and radio station in each of three competition groups will receive “Station of the Year” awards during KAB's Awards Banquet October 19, in Lawrence. Stations of the Year recipients are: small market radio – KDNS FM, Glen Elder; medium market radio – ...

Lawrence-based company announces expansion, property acquisition

Aug. 28, 2015

The owners of PROSOCO have entered a non-binding contract to purchase the building at 3701 Greenway Circle, Lawrence, Kan., previously occupied by Kinedyne. The facility, which is just south of PROSOCO headquarters, will house the operations of a newly formed company called Build SMART, a collaboration between PROSOCO and renowned architect Adam Cohen. Build SMART’s mission is to make durable, ...

AlphaGraphics Kansas City Wins Most Improved Award

Aug. 27, 2015

Recognized as the Most Improved Franchise out of 260 Locations Worldwide KANSAS CITY, MO – August 24, 2015 - On August 6, AlphaGraphics Kansas City took home the 2015 Most Improved Award during the company’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes the Kansas City printing franchise center for the best overall improvement in operations, sales, gross margins and ...

Chaz on the Plaza hosts Washington Wine Tasting Benefit

Aug. 27, 2015

Chaz presents an exclusive tasting of Washington wines Thursday, September 10 at 5:30 p.m. as a benefit to support victims and firefighters affected by the recent Washington wildfires. The tasting includes more than a dozen wines exemplary of Washington's diverse appellations and varietals encompassing sparkling, red and white wines. Features include Col Solare, 2012 Red Mountain, rated 94 by Robert ...

Historic hotel introduces The Uniquely Kansas City Experience package

Aug. 27, 2015

The Raphael, a hotel noted for its portfolio of romantic getaway and affinity packages, introduces the ultimate package for travelers seeking a deeper dive into the cultural heritage of a distinct Midwestern city and the hotel born of it. The Uniquely Kansas City Experience focuses on the entwined histories of Barbecue, Jazz, Country Club Plaza and The Raphael. All trace ...

Spinning Tree Theatre’s powerful “West Side Story” runs until Sept. 5

Aug. 27, 2015

Spinning Tree Theatre opens its fifth season with another first – an all-local professional cast production of the beloved musical classic “West Side Story” featuring the re-creation of the original choreography of the masterful Jerome Robbins. “West Side Story” will begin with Previews Aug. 20-21 and open Aug. 22 through Sept. 5 at the Arts Aslyum 1000 E. 9th St., ...

Will Shields hosts Women’s Football 101

Aug. 27, 2015

Pro Football Hall of Famer Will Shields putting on Women’s Football 101 clinic Sept. 14 “62 toss power trap.” That sequence of words is the most iconic play in Kansas City Chiefs Football history. Are you female and want to know what it means on the gridiron as well as other details about the game of football, join Kansas City ...

Top Experts to share latest on BRCA gene Breast Cancer Sept. 17

Aug. 27, 2015

Elizabeth Prostic was young, married for only a few years and the mother of a new baby. A native of Kansas City, Elizabeth had all the things many of us hope for when she was suddenly struck down by breast cancer. Elizabeth died from BRCA-related breast cancer. When BRCA mutations are detected, there are many things that can be done ...

Colliers International Announces Recent Transactions

Aug. 27, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri (August 27, 2015) – Colliers International, a leading global real estate services and investment firm, today announced the following transactions. Sales (August 14, 2015) TriTex Real Estate Advisors, Inc. sold a 45 unit multifamily property located at 2434 W 24th Terrace, Lawrence, Kansas to Cherry Hill Properties, LLC. Kirsten Flory of Colliers International negotiated the transaction on ...

Frenchfixe.com sells “Made in France” products in Kansas City

Aug. 27, 2015

We are pleased to announce the recent opening of Frenchfixe.com in Overland Park, KS. Delight in our gourmet food from France, Basque kitchen linens, and beautifully-scented French lotions and soaps, including Savon de Marseille. Through the end of 2015 we are offering "Free Delivery Thursdays" to shipping addresses in the greater KC and Lawrence areas. (Just enter FDT in the ...

CenturyLink to bring broadband to 187,000 households in Missouri and Kansas

Aug. 27, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 27, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy DeVinay-McNeley 515-286-5207 nancy.devinay-mcneley@centuryink.com CenturyLink to bring broadband to 158,000 rural households in Missouri and 29,000 in Kansas Company to accept Connect America Fund money KANSAS CITY, Kan. and KANSAS CITY, Mo. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that it will bring high-speed Internet services to more than 158,000 ...

Somos Agency launches Somos Surveys to gather information, provide greater insights into U.S. Hispanic consumer marketplace

Aug. 27, 2015

Kansas City: MO (August 26, 2015): Somos Agency, a Kansas City-based multicultural and Hispanic marketing firm, is announcing the national launch of Somos Surveys, their proprietary Hispanic consumer information gathering program, according to Nicholas Segura, founder and president. Somos Surveys© will offer corporations and advertising agencies current information about U.S. Hispanic consumers, including product and services purchasing behaviors, preferences, insights ...

Tickets are on sale now for the Neighbors 4 Neighbors Gala & Silent Auction

Aug. 27, 2015

Independence, Mo. – Tickets are available now at specialneighbors.org for the annual Neighbors 4 Neighbors Gala & Silent Auction benefitting Special Neighbors, Inc., a non-profit service provider to individuals with developmental disabilities. Hosted at the prestigious Armacost Museum, the Neighbors 4 Neighbors celebration will be at 6:00 p.m. on Sept. 19, 2015. This benefit event features tours of the venue’s ...

Vietnam War ceremony to feature Missouri Medal of Honor recipient

Aug. 27, 2015

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573.563-4012 BY: Tiffany Wood EMAIL: tiffany.d.wood.civ@mail.mil A commemoration ceremony for the Vietnam War’s 50th anniversary is scheduled for 3:30 p.m., Sept. 5 at Fort Leonard Wood’s Memorial Grove. Missouri’s only living Medal of Honor recipient, retired Col. Don (Doc) Ballard, the Vietnam War Memorial Traveling Wall and a special ...

New Pirate Party for all ages set for Sept. 19 in Shawnee Mission Park

Aug. 26, 2015

Ahoy Mateys! Grab yer buccaneer friends and set sail for Shawnee Mission Park to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day, during a new special event being planned by the Johnson Couny Park & Recreation District. This Pirate Party is for all ages. This adventure includes pirate activities and face painting in the shelter, a treasure hunt, grub, and playtime ...

Take part in International Observe the Moon Night on Sept. 19 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Aug. 26, 2015

Join a lunar astronomy program at Ernie Miller Nature Center and observe the moon in this internationally-coordinated event during a special event planned in late September at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center. The event is called International Observe the Moon Night and is for all ages, but is recommended for ages five and older ...


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