Johnson County Sailing Society to conduct “Come Sail With Us” event on July 25

July 1, 2015

All sailors and sailing enthusiasts are invited to join the Johnson County Sailing Society for a special event on Saturday, July 25, at Shawnee Mission Park Lake, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa. This free event is called “Come Sail With Us” and will take place beginning at noon at the Shawnee Mission Park Marina on the north side of ...

Mid-Summer’s Night Cache is July 24 in Shawnee Mission Park

July 1, 2015

Looking for a way to keep the kids busy this summer? Try a modern-day scavenger hunt during a late July special event being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Mid-Summer’s Night Cache is the name of the event, which is for all ages and will take place beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 24, at Shelter ...

New Sunflower Craft Social event for all ages planned on July 22 in Overland Park

July 1, 2015

Bring your children and grandchildren to celebrate the state flower of Kansas, the sunflower, during a new special event being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event is called Sunflower Craft Social and is for all ages. At this event, both children and adults will complete their own sunflower craft keepsakes while enjoying light refreshments on ...

Buffalo Soldier themed day trip for 50 Plus visits Fort Leavenworth on July 21

July 1, 2015

Tour the oldest active military post west of the Appalachian Mountains and explore the legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers during a late July day trip being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Fort Leavenworth and the Buffalo Soldiers is the name of this trip. Buffalo Soldiers is the nickname was given to ...

TVH Supports the Effort to Help Launch a Boys & Girls Club in Olathe, Kansas

July 1, 2015

TVH in the Americas (TVH) has pledged a $15,000 donation to the launch of a school year Boys & Girls Club serving Olathe’s youth. With an additional matching provision, this commitment from TVH could be increased by another $5,000 when TVH employees make individual donations which TVH will match on a dollar-for-dollar basis. TVH will match donations made by employees ...

Red Head Rally and Parade July 11th benefits Farmer’s House

July 1, 2015

Join The Celtic Ranch, The Farmers House, and The Weston Chamber of Commerce for a Racy, Riotous day of Red-head Rebellion on July 11, 11-8PM in historic downtown Weston, MO. Whether you are a Radical Redhead or would just like to associate with the Fiery Frolickers, attend our day of Redheaded Mayhem. Proceeds to benefit The Farmers House, a not ...

USDA approves three new VaxLiant adjuvants for poultry vaccines

June 30, 2015

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., June 30, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved the safety of the first ENABL ready-to-use adjuvants for vaccines used in chickens. The approval includes a 21-day withdrawal period when ENABL is used in vaccines administered subcutaneously (SQ) to improve immunity against disease. “Each day is critical when developing and using vaccines to protect ...

Juliana Totta joins Hawthorn Bank

June 30, 2015

Hawthorn Bank announced that Juliana Totta has joined the bank's Independence office as a Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer. Totta comes to Hawthorn Bank with more than 25 years of banking experience in Eastern Jackson County. Founded over 145 years ago, Hawthorn Bank has 24 Missouri locations and $1.2 billion in assets.

Kansas City College and Bible School Changes Name to Kansas Christian Colllege

June 30, 2015

Effective immediately, KCCBS will become Kansas Christian College and begin offering online degree programs. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (June 26, 2015) – After more than 75 years of operation, Kansas City College and Bible School (KCCBS) announced today that it will officially become Kansas Christian College (KCC), effective immediately. The decision was voted into action in April by the school’s board ...

Kansas Humanities Council receives “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” grant

June 30, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Murl Riedel, Director of Grants Kansas Humanities Council 785/357-0359; Kansas Humanities Council receives “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” grant Topeka, Kan. — The Kansas Humanities Council has been selected to receive a competitive Latino Americans: 500 Years of History grant from the National Endowment for ...

BIGSHOT Inbound launches new website for JP Pest Services

June 30, 2015

Contact Information: BIGSHOT Inbound Jeff Henry, President 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 JP Pest Services. Serving the Northeastern states of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Vermont, JP Pest Services provides integrated pest management for both commercial and residential properties. ...


June 30, 2015

JUNE 30, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Greg Cotton, Board Chair at JON STEPHENS NAMED INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Kansas City Kansas Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has named Jon Stephens as Interim Executive Director. The position was previously held on an interim basis by Wyandotte EDC president Greg Kindle. In the role, Stephens ...

Kansas City native earns All-Academic honors

June 30, 2015

Seven Pratt Community College athletic programs and thirteen individual athletes have received 2014-2015 NJCAA All-Academic honors for their exemplary performance in the classroom. Among the individuals honored were Zachary Stonecipher of Kansas City with men's baseball, who received the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award with a GPA between 3.5 and 3.7. Men's baseball was also named an All-Academic team for a ...

There’s Something Fishy at Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS

June 30, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- Scores of Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents spent a lazy summer afternoon June 24 fishing for imaginary trout, shark, barracuda, guppies, etc., in a Gone Fishin' excursion on their campus. They fished for two hours, catching plastic fish that were in a three-foot pool (Note: they did not want to kill real fish, hence the plastic ...

Tuesdays on the Trails

June 30, 2015

Walkers! Please join Kathleen Welton for a leisurely walk along Gladstone park trails on the fourth Tuesday, July 28 at the Happy Rock Park West (7512 Antioch) at 9 AM. Look for us at the near the playground. On August 25, the trail walk is at Oak Grove Park at 9 AM and then again in evening at 7 PM. ...

Dr. Luann Halverstadt named Grand Marshal for the annual Parkville July Fourth Celebration Parade

June 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2015 Contact Person: Stephany Smiddy Executive Director Main Street Parkville Association (816)-505-2227 Description: Main Street Parkville Association is proud to announce Dr. Luann Halverstadt, Principal of Graden Elementary, as our Grand Marshal for the annual Parkville July Fourth Celebration Parade on Saturday, July 4th at 10:00 a.m. which begins at 63rd Street and Hwy ...

Grandmothers Against Gun Violence Speaks Out

June 29, 2015

Missouri Kansas Grandmother’s Against Gun violence, a group with the goal of raising awareness about gun violence will speak to the Northland Democratic Club on Tuesday, July 21 at 7 PM at the North Kansas City Public Library in the Community Room. Formed after the Sandy Hook school shooting, MOKS is the first local chapter of the national organization: Grandmother’s ...

Kansas Humanities Council awards seven grants

June 29, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Murl Riedel, Director of Grants 785/357-0359; Kansas Humanities Council awards seven grants TOPEKA, Kan.—The Kansas Humanities Council recently awarded $44,398 in Humanities and Heritage grants to seven organizations. Local contributions to the projects are estimated at $179,698. Sheridan County Historical Society, Hoxie ($3,209) “Sheridan County Historical Society Preservation ...

Bigshot Inbound launches new site for research gamification service

June 29, 2015

Contact Information: BIGSHOT Inbound Jeff Henry, President 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, a research gamification platform. Located in Kansas City, Mo., is a self-service online research gamification platform that enables brands and researchers to replace complex surveys ...

Help Humane Receives $1,000 through The Allstate Foundation ‘Agency Hands in the Community’ Program

June 29, 2015

HELP Humane Receives $1000 through The Allstate Foundation ‘Agency Hands in the Community’ Program Kansas City, MO, June 29, 2015 – Allstate agent, Kelly Benbow presented HELP Humane with a $1000 grant as part of The Allstate Foundation’s "Agency Hands in the Community" program. The program, which began in 2003, recognizes Allstate agents’ volunteerism within the community and provides financial ...

New Missouri Business, Keep Them S.A.F.E. Trains Children to Survive Abduction

June 29, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Spencer, Keep Them S.A.F.E. LLC, 816-529-2466, Tim Denker, Lex Launch, 816-434-6610, New Missouri Business, Keep Them S.A.F.E. LLC, Trains Children to Survive Abduction Blue Springs, MO., June 29, 2015 – A new Missouri business, Keep Them S.A.F.E. LLC, is working to protect children from would-be child abductors by providing classes to help children ...

Chicago Title announces Jim Hemenway as Area Manager for KS & MO

June 29, 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, Jim Hemenway will assume responsibility for the Kansas & Missouri Profit Center of Chicago Title Kansas City. Jim has 25 years of experience in growth and development, both within for profit and not for profit businesses throughout the United States. Jim has been a part of the Chicago Title sales team and quickly distinguished himself with ...

Sunrise Advisors Named One of Nation’s Top Advisors

June 29, 2015

June 18, 2015 – Selected from over 32,000 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firms, Sunrise Advisors, a fee-only RIA located in Leawood, Kansas, has been named to the “Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers” (FT 300). The list recognizes the top 1% of independent RIA firms from across the U.S., encompassing advisory firms from 40 states and Washington, D.C. The ...

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