Theology for Eveyone Presents Dr Thomas Noble

May 3, 2015

Dr Thomas Noble, Senior Research Fellow at Nazarene Theologial College, Manchester, UK will speak at Christ Church Anglican, Overland Park, on Saturday morning, June 6th. The topic is his world premiere presentation of The Gospel and the Creed. The morning begins at 8am with a hot breakfast and two 40 minute talks separated by discussion time and Q&A. Tickets are ...

Johnson County Beta Sigma Phi Chapters Celebrate Founder’s Day

May 3, 2015

100 members and guests attended the annual Founder’s Day event, April 30th at the Ritz Charles, Overland Park. Members of Johnson County Council of Beta Sigma Phi celebrated its 60th year. Each year the Johnson County Council chapters gather to reflect on the principles and purpose of Beta Sigma Phi – and have a great time while doing it! This ...

Acclaimed British Author, Diana Preston, Reveals a Chilling Story About WWI in New Book

May 2, 2015

April 30, 2015 - Kansas City, Mo.—Diana Preston, noted British historian, writer and broadcaster, will present a lecture at the National World War I Museum, at Liberty Memorial, on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. In her just-published book, A Higher Form of Killing,” Preston describes three pivotal events that occurred in the spring and early summer of 1915, during the first ...

Made in U.S.A.: Dying business practice brought back to life by KC startup

May 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IA Unlimited, LLC 913.735.0056 PR@TypeIA.com www.TypeIA.com NEWLY LAUNCHED KANSAS CITY CLOTHING BRAND REVOLUTIONIZES CLOTHING INDUSTRY Offering a classic and nearly extinct 100% American style, the triple-threat IA stands out as aesthetically pleasing, affordable, & responsible clothing for all. Kansas City, Missouri, May 1 , 2015 - As the sun sets on International Workers’ Day, a newly launched ...

Spencer Fane Launches New Charitable Giving Program

May 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2015 Contact: Burton Taylor btaylor@proventusconsulting.com 816-812-7135 Spencer Fane Launches New Charitable Giving Program Kansas City, Missouri – Spencer Fane is pleased to announce the launch of its new charitable giving program with the mission of renewing the firm’s commitment to the arts and innovation community while maximizing the impact of its annual giving. The program ...

Overland Park company to launch product for people with hearing loss

May 1, 2015

Overland Park Company to launch InnoCapTalk, a revolutionary new product for people with hearing loss! InnoCapTalk is a fee-based service that is bridging the gap of those with hearing loss to the world. Imagine first responders on the scene of a car crash, unable to communicate with the driver because she’s hard of hearing. A college student struggling to participate ...

BioKansas to announce Kansas BioGENEius Challenge winner

May 1, 2015

Lenexa, KS, May 1, 2015 – BioKansas will announce the winner of the Kansas BioGENEius Challenge following its board meeting at the KU Medical Center Research Institute – Fairway, KS. The Kansas BioGENEius Challenge is a premier competition for high school students conducting research in biotechnology in Kansas. The winner advances to Philadelphia, PA to compete against 14 other peers ...

Sign Language Class Experiences the Real World

May 1, 2015

ROELAND PARK, Kan. – Throughout the year, Horizon Academy’s American Sign Language class has been working hard to learn sign language. Each class is conducted silently, the students and teacher communicating only with their hands. These skills were put to the test on Wednesday as students stepped out of their comfort zones and into the shoes of the Deaf. They ...

C4C Profitable Success and Donation to JDRF

May 1, 2015

Lee’s Summit, Missouri, 5/1/2015 — Coasters 4 Cause (C4C) is a student-run business chartered by the Integrative Business Experience (IBE) Practicum sponsored by the University of Central Missouri (UCM) Harmon School of Business. The goal of the IBE program is to give students the opportunity to open a business to obtain first-hand experience in the creation, operation, and management of ...

Nation’s First Allergy Friendly & Gluten Free Food Pantry Hosts Open House May 13th

April 30, 2015

Amy Goode FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/01/2015 Food Equality Initiative, Inc. 785-766-5874 foodequalityinitiative@gmail.com Allergy Friendly and Gluten Free Food Pantry is Hosting an Open House May 13th Overland Park, KS- Food Equality Initiative, Inc. (FEI) and the New Haven Seventh Day Adventist Church will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, May 13th from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the ...

Sailing I class offered for adults beginning May 26

April 30, 2015

Learn the basic skills of sailing through a class being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Sailing I is for ages 18 and older. Participants will learn about types of boats, launching techniques, docking, maintenance, and safety. Basic swimming skills are required. To find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under ...

Youth soccer camps for ages 5 and 6 and 7 to 12 begin in late May

April 30, 2015

Separate soccer camps for two different youth age groups are set to begin in late May at Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park, 12500 W. 119th St., Overland Park. The camps, which are offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in conjunction with Challenger Sports, include: Challenger Mini Soccer Camp for ages five and six, and Challenger Half Day ...

New Horizons Band rehearsals begin May 26

April 30, 2015

Calling all music lovers! Dig out your old musical instrument or purchase a new one and join a group of fun-loving musicians ages 50 and beyond in the New Horizons Band. The group will begin band rehearsals starting in late May at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. The New Horizons Band is a program of ...

JCPRD Beaches & Marinas open for summer seasons in late May

April 30, 2015

Two beaches and two marinas operated by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District are scheduled to open for their summer seasons beginning in late May. The facilities include: The Shawnee Mission Park Beach and Shawnee Mission Park Marina, both located in Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa; and the Kill Creek Park Beach and Marina, 11670 ...

2015 Throckmorton Excellence in Teaching Award

April 30, 2015

Dr. Joseph G. Bauer of the Veterans of America Central Iowa Health Care System on Friday May 2nd received the prestigious Tom Throckmorton Surgical Teaching Award for 2015. The award is designated to be given to a highly respected practicing physician, whom their peers and students have indicated as sustaining excellence as a teacher and counselor of young doctors with ...

USA800 earns National Recognition

April 30, 2015

A local call center earned national recognition this month. USA800 was featured in April’s issue of Customer Magazine earning a Top 50 Inbound Award and being ranked the sixth largest inbound contact center provider in the United States. Rankings are derived from an application process, where applicants quantify their service delivery in terms of minutes of usage in their various ...

Tallgrass Creek’s Treasure Chest Raises $37,000 for Community Programs

April 30, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 30, 2015) -- The Treasure Chest, an on-site resale and gift shop at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, is a year-round fundraising venture managed by residents that has raised $37,000 to support community programs. The shop offers an assortment of linens, kitchenware, china, home decor, jewelry, furniture, artwork, and lamps. Shoppers include residents, staff, and their friends ...

NORTH Magazine — Dillingham Communications, Inc. Announces New Editor-in-Chief of NORTH Magazine

April 30, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo - (May 1, 2015) – Dillingham Communications, Inc., owner of NORTH Magazine, has announced the appointment of Tiffany W. Killoren as its new Editor-in-Chief effective May 1, 2015. Killoren is a former attorney with Shook, Hardy & Bacon, author, and has served on the adjunct faculty of Webster University. She has extensive experience writing for many local ...

Local Kentucky Derby party benefits the LLS!

April 30, 2015

Big hats, bowties and a bunch of bourbon-inspired food & drink! Bet on Louie’s Wine Dive to have the best watch party for the 141st Running of the Roses. We are teaming up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” and lucky for you…the Good ‘ol Southern Party will roll for four hours! We ...

FREEDOM RIDER” tells compelling Civil Rights story

April 30, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 30, 2015) – UMKC Theatre will close the 2014-2015 season with the premier of an original work called “Freedom Rider.” Co-written and directed by Ricardo Khan, the production is endorsed by well-known Kansas Citians Alvin Brooks and Carl Boyd who both are serving as spokespersons. “Freedom Rider” tells a compelling Civil Rights story of bravery among ...

7th Street Casino raises money for local charity

April 30, 2015

KANSAS CITY – The Wyandotte Nation's 7th Street Casino held its 6th Annual Stride for Life 5k Saturday, April 25 at Pierson Park in support of Due West Therapeutic Riding Center. The Wyandotte Nation and 7th Street Casino, with the help of sponsors, did just that, raising $10,000 for Due West TRC after raising $6,200 for the charity at last ...

MEDIA ALERT: Students Spend Day in Service to Others

April 30, 2015

MEDIA ALERT: Students Spend Day in Service to Others CONTACT: Michael Cullinan, Principal 913-402-3950 mike.cullinan@stmichaelcp.org WHO: 561 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School, joined by school administrators, teachers and staff, parents, parishioners and clergy WHAT: Day-long activities to meet community needs on the School’s 4th annual Go Forth to Serve Day WHEN: Friday, ...

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE For Olivia Sloan from Kansas City, MO

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 - New York City – With a performance of a sonnet and monologue from Shakespeare, Olivia Sloan from Kansas City, MO., a senior homeschool student of Matt Rapport, Director of Education at The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival in Kansas City, placed as a semi-finalist in the 32nd annual English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition. Olivia impressed the ...


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