Author revives career with international writing contest entry about small Missouri town

Sept. 4, 2015

BROOKFIELD, MO. – When hard times saw author Richard Davis become homeless for a number of years, he lost most of his more than twenty completed fiction works. He is now poised to win an international fiction prize that could see a surviving manuscript written when he was sixteen years old published by an Australian publisher. After entering the Wildwood ...

Camden County Lake Area Planning & Zoning Public Forum

Sept. 4, 2015

Camden County Lake Area Planning & Zoning Revision of Unified Land Use Code By: Kimberly Willey, Administrator August 24, 2015 The Camden County Commission and Planning & Zoning Commission pursuant to Article 1400 of the Unified Land Use Code (the “Code”) are moving forward with revisions to the Code. Camden County Planning & Zoning Department will be hosting three public ...

Kansas Medicare beneficiaries should get ready to travel

Sept. 4, 2015

WATERLOO, Iowa – Kansas Medicare beneficiaries, individuals with disabilities and veterans will have to drive farther to obtain prescribed home medical equipment beginning Jan. 1, 2016. A recently completed study by the GeoTree Center at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, concluded that rural residents of Kansas now travel an average of 31 miles to reach a HME supplier, ...

Sagas and Successes Recognized at Northland Event

Sept. 4, 2015

Tri-County Mental Health Services Monday honored those who have helped advance care for those with a mental illness across Missouri and even nationally. Held at the Courtyard Marriott of Kansas City at Briarcliff, the Annual Banquet and 25th anniversary celebration featured author Kevin Hines, who shared his personal saga after attempting suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Since ...

Urban North’s Model Home Completed and Targets LEED for Homes Certification

Sept. 4, 2015

For Immediate Release News Release Contact: Karelyn Geiger 816.721.9400 | Photo Opportunity – Presentation and ribbon cutting for Urban North’s Model Home Grand Opening is scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 10 at 2 pm. Ceremony to be held at the intersection of North Oak Trafficway and 100th St. Model Home address is 404 NE 100th St., Kansas ...

Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Success of Major Gifts Campaign

Sept. 4, 2015

ROELAND PARK, Kansas – Horizon Academy is pleased to announce that it will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 18 from 12:45-1:15 PM to celebrate building renovations made possible through the Rays of Success Major Gifts Campaign. Donors from all over the Kansas City area showed their support this past year for Horizon Academy, a school that specializes in educating ...

Renner Supply Donates and Installs Garage Doors for St. Jude Dream Home

Sept. 4, 2015

Renner Supply Company of Kansas City is privileged to be among a select number of trades to donate and install products for the 2015 St. Jude Dream Home, built by Summit Custom Homes. This is the fifth straight year Summit Custom Homes and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have teamed up together on this project. The Dream Home is located ...

Kansas City native completes Conservation Corps service

Sept. 4, 2015

Rashad Washington of Kansas City recently completed a three-month service term with Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa, a nonprofit that engages young people in hands-on service managing natural resources and responding to disasters. From May through August, 12 young adults worked in the Superior National Forest through the Faces of Tomorrow initiative, which provides intensive training and work experience to ...

Kansas City Internal Medicine Joins Signature Medical Group

Sept. 4, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. September 5, 2015 -- Kansas City Internal Medicine (KCIM), one of the largest independent medical practices in the Kansas City area, has joined Signature Medical Group (SMG). Kansas City Internal Medicine’s ownership and leadership remains the same, independent and physician owned, but KCIM will benefit from the purchasing power and increased efficiencies of a group with nearly ...

(M)Arty Gras in the Summer to support KC charity

Sept. 3, 2015

Kansas City, MO, Sept. 3, 2015 — Arty Gras is a carnivale-inspired community fundraiser combining the art, music and food of Mardi Gras to raise money for a different local charity each year. The 3rd annual Arty Gras event will be Saturday, September 19th at Danny’s Big Easy in the historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. The festivities will include ...

Alumna Nancy Thayer to Give Book Talk

Sept. 3, 2015

New York Times Best-Selling Author and University of Missouri-Kansas City Alumna Nancy Thayer returns to her alma mater Sept. 29 to give a special talk about her new book “The Guest Cottage.” Thayer’s appearance is set for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29 in Room 218 of the Henry W. Bloch School of Management, 5110 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo. She will ...

Children’s Program To Get Boost with Fourth Annual 5K

Sept. 3, 2015

Tri-County Mental Health Services will hold its fourth annual Heart and Sole 5K Run/Walk Sept. 19 at Happy Rock Park, 7600 NE Antioch Rd., Gladstone. Registration and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk at 8:30 a.m. followed shortly after by walkers. The event is held on the beautiful trail through parts of the original Maple Woods forest. A ...

Hooters of North Kansas City Receives Contemporary Makeover

Sept. 3, 2015

Hooters, world famous for its wings and iconic Hooters Girl hospitality, has remodeled its Hooters of North Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri. The refresh project includes interior and exterior design enhancements to the 3,974 square foot space with a focus on contemporary comfort that matches the fun-loving persona of the brand. From more comfortable seating with revamped high back ...

Night of fun and fundraising to feature nationally recognized comedian Michael Jr.

Sept. 3, 2015

RIVER OF REFUGE PRESENTS FOURTH ANNUAL GALA TO HELP KC’S HOMELESS INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – River of Refuge is excited to announce its fourth annual gala, Raise the Roof 2015, featuring a comedy act by nationally-known stand-up comedian Michael Jr., who has had appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and many others. The dinner, silent auction ...


Sept. 3, 2015

Kansas City, MO (September 3, 2015) – Urban Library KC is offering free books and screening passes to the new Johnny Depp movie, BLACK MASS beginning Friday, September 4, 2015. BLACK MASS, written by award winning former reporters for the Boston Globe Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, is about the greatest scandal in the history of the FBI, as James ...

EnergyONE Equips Homes and Businesses with the Power of the Sun

Sept. 3, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) September 3, 2015 - As a business that works for the benefit of the environment, EnergyONE equips clients with all the knowledge and resources in regards to Solar Energy. Extending technology that offers an efficient, sustainable way to harnessing the power of the sun, the enterprise impresses clients. The enterprise works hand-in-hand with power ...

Tickets on Sale for Renovation Sensation Homes Tour

Sept. 3, 2015

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS—Renovation Sensation 2015 returns to Johnson County on Wednesday, September 16. This year’s homes tour features five distinguished and diverse homes in Old Leawood, Prairie Village and Mission Hills that showcase the latest trends in remodeling, redesign and reconstruction. The tour begins at 10:00 a.m. and continues through 7:00 p.m. at the following homes: • 6611 Wenonga Terrace, ...

Kansas City, Kansas Ranks 1st Among Safest Cities on the 11th Annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report™”

Sept. 2, 2015

NEWS Contact: Stephanie Howell 303.842.3715 Kansas City, Kansas Ranks 1st Among Safest Cities on the 11th Annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report™” New Data Reveals the Cities with the Hardest Braking Drivers September 1, 2015 – Allstate Insurance Company today released its eleventh annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report®” and for the first time ever Kansas City, Kansas ranked the ...

Kansas City, MO Ranks 17th Among Safest Cities on the 11th Annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report™”

Sept. 2, 2015

NEWS Contact: Stephanie Howell 303.842.3715 Kansas City, MO Ranks 17th Among Safest Cities on the 11th Annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report™” New Data Reveals the Cities with the Hardest Braking Drivers September 1, 2015 – Allstate Insurance Company today released its eleventh annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report®” and Kansas City, Missouri was ranked as the 17th safest among ...

Athlete, reality TV star, many others come together for Missouri youth at upcoming Gathering of Kings conference

Sept. 2, 2015

Athlete, reality TV star, and many others come together for Missouri youth at upcoming “Gathering of Kings” conference Mid-Missouri will play host to the annual Gathering of Kings conference on Sept. 21 at Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia, MO. The intergenerational minority male conference is presented by Lincoln University’s Cooperative Extension program and is gaining attention for its unique presentation ...

MedTrak Services Acquires Connect Health Solutions

Sept. 2, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 02, 2015 MedTrak Services Acquires Connect Health Solutions Overland Park, Kansas – MedTrak Services, a division of EnvisionRx, announced that it has acquired another pharmacy benefit management business, Connect Health Solutions which is located in Denville, New Jersey. Terms were not disclosed. MedTrak provides a full suite of pharmacy benefit management services tailored to meet the ...

Contested Territories Exhibition Opens

Sept. 2, 2015

Press Release Friday September 25, 2015 Contact: Matthew Lord, Percolator Chair 785-760-1363 The Percolator Art Space is proud to present, “Contested Territories” by Norman Akers. This exhibition will be on display at the Percolator Art Space from September 25-October 24,2015. Norman will give a gallery talk at 6:30 pm at the exhibit opening on September 25th. This exhibition consists ...


Sept. 2, 2015

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KAN., AUG. 31, 2015 – AT&T1 is expanding the availability of U-verse® with AT&T GigaPowerSM to more residential and small business customers in northeastern Johnson County, including Fairway, Mission Hills and Prairie Village.2 The new Internet service gives customers some of the fastest online speeds available anywhere. Customers can download 25 songs in less than a second, a ...

Boone Tabernacle Wing Dedication Celebration

Sept. 2, 2015

Historic Boone Tabernacle Church of God in Christ Celebrates New Wing with Dedication Celebration in conjunction with their Annual Labor Day Festival Sunday, September 6th at 9:00 am, For the last few years, Boone Tabernacle C.O.G.I.C. has been planning a development project in the heart of our City where we not only built a new church, but also strive to ...

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