Second annual ‘Groove to Amend’ concert brings support, awareness to KC Move to Amend

Aug. 28, 2014

Kansas City, MO–KC Move to Amend will hold its 2nd annual benefit concert, “Groove to Amend,” Saturday, Sept. 13, from 2-8 p.m. at The recordBar, 1020 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO. A $10 donation brings concert-goers five musical acts, featuring 2014 Pitch Music Album of the Year Award winners The Pedaljets, the Hardship Letters, the Invisibles (including former members of ...

Exhibition of historical buddha’s relics comes to Kansas City

Aug. 28, 2014

Public Exhibition of the Historical Buddha's Relics Comes to Kansas City Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour, a free public exhibition of ancient and sacred relics of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni and many other great Buddhist masters from Tibet, India & China will be on display in Kansas City on: Friday, September 5, (7pm - 9pm); Saturday, September 6, (11am - 7pm); ...

Helix Architecture + Design announces new associates

Aug. 28, 2014

08.28.2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, Mo- Helix Architecture + Design proudly announces the appointment of two new Associates, Jacob Palan and Andrea Glinn. As firm leaders, they have been directing initiatives within the company. Staff architectural designer Jacob Palan has been named an associate at Helix Architecture + Design. He leads Helix’s building information modeling (BIM) efforts. Jacob developed ...

Emergency preparedness/personal protection sales, service offered

Aug. 28, 2014

SISU Strategic Survival Solutions is an emergency preparedness / personal protection / outdoor survival sales and training facility located near the River Market district. SISU is a new retail establishment located at 100 E 7th St KCMO 64106 (816)595-7478 or store hours Mon-Fri 9-5 and Sat 11-4. SISU offers products like TASER, Sabre pepper spray, K-Bar, Maxpedition, 5.11, Glock, ...

Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc announces retirements, promotions

Aug. 28, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KS (August 27, 2014)- AWG recently announced the upcoming retirement of Mike Rand, COO for the Kansas City, Kansas based company. Mike has served the company in a variety of roles during his 34 year tenure, and recently announced he will be retiring at the end of the year. Mike recently commented, “Seeing the Company grow from two ...

Mattie Rhodes Gallery presents ‘Kenyan Dreams’

Aug. 28, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO – This exhibit will feature a wide variety of alternative photography and mixed media works from well-known artist and educator Dan Dakotas. Dakotas has been teaching for 40 years and holds an M.A. degree in art education from the University of Kansas in Lawrence. He was as an art educator for Shawnee Mission West High School from ...

KIPP Endeavor Academy, KCPD Tactical Response Team complete ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug. 28, 2014

CONTACT: Haley Bowman KIPP Endeavor Academy (816) 241-3994 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2014 The 6th graders at KIPP Endeavor Academy have invited School Leader, Jake Schmitz and the Kansas City Police Department TAC Team 2 to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday, August 28th at 3:30 p.m. at KIPP Endeavor Academy. The 6th grade KIPPsters have ...

Confucius Institute Chinese Language Day 2014 events set for Sept. 26-27

Aug. 28, 2014

OVERLAND PARK – Traditional Chinese music, folk dances, and Chinese calligraphy will be featured in September 26 and September 27 events to celebrate the 10th anniversary of worldwide Confucius Institutes. The Confucius Institute of the University of Kansas (CIKU) will celebrate with a music performance on September 26 featuring guest performers from Beijing Normal University and a calligraphy event on ...

EAR1 Project lands in Kansas City

Aug. 28, 2014

Inspired by NASA’s Curiosity rover mission to Mars, the EAR1 Project (Earth Aural Rover) deploys sculptural objects built from musical instruments to resemble machines of science. Through the interplay of these hybrid apparatuses, the EAR1 Project performs missions of exploration, traversing the terrain of city and countryside alike, making recordings, taking photos, shooting video, and performing compositions in a collaboration ...

Chiefs’ Kyle Love tackles diabetes

Aug. 28, 2014

-PRESS RELEASE- ### Media Contact: Richard Kopelman \\\ KLASS-SPORTS 404-351-5900, CR3 DIABETES ASSOCIATION, INC. WELCOMES KANSAS CITY CHIEFS KYLE LOVE TO TEAM CR3 KC Chiefs DT, Kyle Love to join Team CR3 and will help diabetics around the world What: KC Chiefs DT, Kyle Love has agreed join forces with Seattle Seahawks Quarterback, Russell Wilson and Defensive Tackle, Jordan ...

River of Refuge to provide entertainment in support of area homeless families

Aug. 28, 2014

Local families living in pay-by-the-week motels to benefit from annual gala set for Saturday, Sept. 13 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas Citians are invited to Raise the Roof to help put safe roofs over the heads of hundreds of homeless families at this year's third annual River of Refuge Gala at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Hilton Garden ...

Vanya Designs announces custom designed wedding gown giveaway

Aug. 28, 2014

Derby, KS – Vanya Designs & Custom Sewing (Vanya Designs) is pleased to announce The Design of Your Dreams Wedding Gown Giveaway Contest. The winner will receive a custom designed wedding gown in her choice of style and fabrics, up to a $2,000 value. The contest is open to legal U.S. residents 18 years of age or older at the ...

A buzz worthy painting exhibit

Aug. 27, 2014

Saturday will be a closing day for an art exhibit at a local business in its new non profit art gallery. This exhibit featuring 11 landscapes painted by David Cerne has been up for display through the month of August. The exhibit features astonishingly beautiful yet diverse landscapes that were painted mostly from just observing the scenes from 5 states. ...

Underground Railroad is theme of Sept. 24 50 Plus Day Trip

Aug. 27, 2014

Learn about Underground Railroad efforts in Kansas during a late September day trip being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The trip is called the Underground Railroad Adventure Walk and will combine outdoor activity with in-depth history. Participants will visit the Mt. Mitchell Heritage Prairie Preserve near Wamego, where Historian Richard Pitts ...

Come read by the fire during new 50 plus program

Aug. 27, 2014

Don't keep a good book to yourself! Come share your most recent book discovery beside a crackling fire during a free new reading program being offered this fall by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The program is called Favorites by the Fire, and meets in the Hearth Room at the Matt Ross Community ...

New Scouts Wildlife Adventure event is Sept. 20 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Aug. 27, 2014

Area Cub Scouts and Weblogs can learn about nature while pursuing badges or electives during a new special events being planned at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park. The event is called Scouts Wildlife Adventure and will take place on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Kansas Highway, Olathe. This event ...

2014 Fall Hayrides offered for organized groups at two parks

Aug. 27, 2014

Enjoy the crisp autumn air by taking a hayride through Oak Ridge Parklands at Shawnee Mission Park or in Heritage Park. Organized hayrides for groups are available through the Johnson County Park & Recreation District and conclude with a warm campfire where apple cider and marshmallows await! JCPRD hayrides are tractor-drawn, last approximately one hour, and are followed by a ...

Boogie-Woogie Hop” is theme for 50 Plus Senior Prom on Sept. 19 at LCC

Aug. 27, 2014

"Boogie-Woogie Hop" is the theme of a Senior Prom being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event will take place on Friday, Sept. 19, at the Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak, Lenexa, and promises a swinging good time. The KC Swing Band will bring the "Lindy Hop" back to life. Refreshments ...

New Mah Jongg Tournament for 50 plus set for Sept. 17

Aug. 27, 2014

Test your skills and have fun during a new Mah Jongg Tournament being presented on Sept. 17 by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Mah Jongg is the popular Chinese tile collecting game which uses tiles with symbols on them. Some find the game, which has been played in China since the time of ...

Roeland Park Aquatic Center dome to be reinstalled Sept. 15-17

Aug. 27, 2014

The Roeland Park Aquatic Center will be closed to the public for about three days for the annual reinstallation of the air-supported dome which makes the facility's main pool usable during the winter months. The Aquatics Center, located at 4843 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park, will be closed Monday, Sept. 15 through Wednesday, Sept. 17. These plans are dependent on good ...

Tallgrass Creek’s Executive Team Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug. 27, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 27, 2014) – Eight members of the Executive Team at Tallgrass Creek retirement community late yesterday dumped buckets of ice water on their heads (see photo by Deborah Messmer) to raise awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. They did this to join a viral movement called the “Ice Bucket ...

Price’s Raid, Then and Now” by Aaron Barnhart and Dianne Eickhoff

Aug. 27, 2014

How shall we remember the last great campaign of the Civil War in the West? “Price’s Raid, Then and Now,” by Aaron Barnhart & Diane Eickhoff, will be presented at the Westport Library, 118 Westport Road, Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday, September 13 at 2pm. An additional speakers’ reception follows at the 1855 Harris-Kearney House, 40th and Baltimore. This talk ...

KCFAA hosts Community Town Hall Meeting

Aug. 27, 2014

THREE WORLD-RENOWN FOUNDING ARTISTIC DIRECTORS TO DISCUSS THE TOPICS OF RACE, PLACE AND DIVERSITY AT THE GEM THEATER KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) will be hosting our first Community Town Hall Meeting this September discussing the significance of race and the importance of diversity at the Gem Theater. The theme will be “Race, Place ...

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