Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is Named a Top 100 Mortgage Company in America By Mortgage Executive Magazine For the Second Consecutive Year

March 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kansas City, MO (March 23, 2015) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held Missouri based mortgage banking firm, has once again been named one of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine. Cornerstone has now been featured on the 2013 and 2014 Top 100 Mortgage Companies lists. Cornerstone is proud to be included among ...

Tortilla Ranch Casual Concept Goes Top Shelf

March 23, 2015

Everybody loves a good Happy Hour ... and Tortilla Ranch Mexican Grill in Overland Park decided to make sure that customers really love theirs. By kicking it up a notch and offering top shelf margaritas at bargain prices, the after-work crowd has found a new favorite spot to pick up dinner to go. In business for just under a year, ...

Associated Wholesale Grocers Reports Record Year

March 22, 2015

Associated Wholesale Grocers Reports Record Year Sales up 6.6%, Operating Income up 15% New Chairman Selected Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG), the nation’s second largest cooperative food wholesaler, headquartered in Kansas City, Kansas, reported consolidated net sales of $8.9 billion, up 6.6% over prior year and up $1.1 billion over two years ago. Same store sales were up 3 percent over ...

Overland Park Advocate Takes Healthcare Issues to Capitol Hill

March 22, 2015

Hundreds to Urge Congress for More Arthritis Support Emilia Anne Jarvi of Overland Park, will be traveling this month to Washington, D.C., to ask Congress to support people with arthritis through policies that will ensure increased research, better treatments and greater access to care. Jarvi has lived with the symptoms of dermatomyositis since 2006. Jarvi, now a 13 year-old, seventh ...

The Organization for Black Struggle to Recieve Social Action Award

March 21, 2015

The Midwest Sociological Society will award the Organization for Black Struggle, a St. Louis based organization, with the 2015 Social Action Award. The Award will be received at the MSS Annual Conference, held in Kansas City. The Midwest Sociological Society’s Social Action Award grant will be used for leadership development programs for youth and young adults that will engage them ...

Veronica’s Voice to Recieve Social Action Award

March 21, 2015

The Midwest Sociological Society will award Veronica's Voice, a local organization helping women and girls caught in commercial sexual exploitation, with the 2015 Social Action Award. The award recognizes organizations' grassroots activism. Kristy Childs, Survivor, Founder, and Executive Director will receive the Award on behalf of Veronica's Voice.

Farm Chef llengewins 7 Springs Winery 2015 Chefs Challenge

March 21, 2015

Chef Charles Clark won the 6th Annual Silver Cup Chefs Challenge sponsored by the 7 Springs Winery at the Lake of the Ozarks. Chef Charles is the chef at Restoration Farm located in Stover, MO. Restoration Farm is a chemical free farm, has a small that can be rented and will open an open air dining eatery in May. Restoration ...

Growing Secular Community in Kansas City

March 20, 2015

For Immediate Release: KC Oasis Celebrates First Anniversary - Secular Community Still Growing Strong Kansas City, MO (March 20th, 2015)— As it completes its first year of building a growing and thriving freethought community, Kansas City Oasis is taking time to look back on its success. Within its first year, Oasis has successfully provided freethinkers with a safe place to ...

Bikes, Brews and Stunning Views

March 20, 2015

Kandango Bicycle Tour explores the “road less traveled” while engaging local communities. (Small Town, KS) — In its third year, Kandango is a three-day ride on the back roads of Kansas, June 4 - 7, 2015. Unlike other bike tours, Kandango focuses on the “road less traveled.” The tour highlights and engages pass-through communities and unique local attractions through the ...

The Nerdery hires Monica McAtee as Director of Kansas City Branch

March 20, 2015

Kansas City, March 20, 2015 – The Nerdery today announced a new leader for its growing Kansas City office: Monica McAtee, Nerdery KC Branch Director. “It’s The Nerdery’s good fortune to find an ambitious leader of Monica’s caliber and nerd cred to lead our limitless growth-potential in Kansas City,” said Tom O’Neill, president of The Nerdery. “We look forward to ...

Hometown author brings books and alpaca to local alpaca show

March 20, 2015

Alpaca Show brings book signing opportunity for children’s book author, Stacy Heydt MARSHFIELD, Mo. – Stacy Heydt, author of “The Fashionable Mrs. Blue has a Plan and a Clue” and “The Fiber Factor”, returns to her home town for the MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show at the American Royal, Hale Arena on March 28th and 29th. This event is free and ...

Hotel Muehlebach cetennial celebration announced

March 20, 2015

The Hotel Muehlebach opened May 17, 1915 as Kansas City’s newest, most opulent hotel. Born in the heart of a bustling “city on the move, ” the Hotel Muehlebach stood for decades as a major landmark known for dynamic leaders, setting new standards for hospitality and attracting discerning of travelers and meeting goers. It has been visited by all manner ...

Political antics end ABLE act discussion in House committee, Makes unlikely for passage

March 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2015 For more information: Ashley Murdie Director of Communications 785.296.3538 ashley@treasurer.ks.gov TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas State Treasurer Ron Estes announced today that HB 2100, the Kansas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Savings Program, has been delayed from moving forward in the 2015 legislative session by actions taken by State Representative Jim Ward (D-Wichita). Ward, ...

Second Annual Missouri Theatre in Our Schools Conference to be Held in Springfield, MO

March 19, 2015

Contact: Rachel Jamieson, (773) 991-1464, MissouriTIOS@gmail.com In celebration of Theatre In Our Schools Month, Springfield Regional Arts Council, in partnership with the American Alliance for Theatre and Education, is holding a full-day conference on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Creamery Arts Center in Springfield, MO from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm for theatre artists and teachers. The conference offers ...

For Immediate Release: Making Movies at VooDoo Lounge 5/15

March 19, 2015

March 19th, 2015 Making Movies Social Club Pays Tribute to Fania Records with a ‘70s Salsa Dance Party Benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Presented by 90.9 The Bridge and KCSalsa.com Friday 5/15 @ VooDoo Lounge 1 Riverboat Dr. Kansas City, MO 64116 Doors 8pm / Show 9pm Tickets (On sale Fri 3/20, 10am CT) 21+ Making Movies’ salsa side ...

Genesis Health Clubs Acquires Midtown Athletic Club

March 19, 2015

(OVERLAND PARK, KS) – Genesis Health Clubs has purchased Midtown Athletic Club in Overland Park, KS. Currently Genesis owns/operates clubs in Wichita, Hutchinson, Salina, Emporia, Lawrence, Leavenworth, McPherson, Topeka and Manhattan, Kansas and clubs in St. Joseph and Springfield, Missouri. They have an extensive background in tennis, as six of their locations also house large tennis facilities. With 29 years ...

LEGAL SEMINAR FOR ELDERLY HOUSING PROVIDERS

March 19, 2015

PRESS RELEASE For Release on: For more information contact: March 13, 2015 Nancie McAnaugh, Interim CEO (573) 635-6244 nanciemcanaugh@leadingagemissouri.org LEGAL SEMINAR FOR ELDERLY HOUSING PROVIDERS JEFFERSON CITY-- LeadingAge Missouri is hosting a statewide seminar for senior housing providers, nursing home facilities, residential care facilities, and retirement communities. Entitled Legal Issues Facing Senior Service Providers, the seminar will include information on ...

Get Your Garage In Shape Kansas City

March 19, 2015

Get your garage in shape after a long, cold winter. Spring is coming early and it's time to clean up and get the garage in shape. It's not just a place to park your car when you get home. Garage Kansas City (www.garagekansascity.com) is a local website that will give you ideas and local suppliers of garage related items like; ...

Middle School Spring Break Week of Service Concludes Friday

March 19, 2015

Participants in Johnson County Park & Recreation District's PEAK program have been performing a week long string of community service activities throughout spring break. Cleaning up local parks in their hometown of Gardner, Kansas, helping out at Deanna Rose Farmstead and KC Pet Project and a final garden build at their own Wheatridge Middle School have provided a number of ...

Community Event: FREE Personal Protection Seminar

March 19, 2015

AKKA Karate USA - Independence is offering a free personal protection seminar as a community service event. Date: Saturday, March 21, 2015 Time: Noon to 2 pm Where: AKKA Karate USA - Independence 4420b South Noland Rd Independence, MO 64055 816-373-1255 If interested please register by clicking the following link. http://member-site.net/?EV--giMb

HOS NAMED ONE OF THE 150 GREAT PLACES TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE

March 19, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2015 HOS NAMED ONE OF THE 150 GREAT PLACES TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE - Local Kansas City Healthcare Company Recognized Overland Park, KS, March 19, 2015– Health Outcomes Sciences, Inc. (HOS) announced today that the company was recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the 150 great places to work in healthcare in the ...

See Hundreds of Alpacas at Hale Arena March 28-29

March 19, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri – The 12th annual Midwest Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association’s Invitational Alpaca Show will be held at the American Royal Hale Arena, 1701 American Royal Court, in Kansas City, Missouri, on March 28 and 29, 2015. Over 400 alpacas will be highlighted in halter competitions, a fleece show, and fiber arts. Vendors will have unique alpaca products ...

Former staff members press International House of Prayer for answers in Deaton death through online petition

March 19, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Richard Liantonio (816) 920-0198; richard.liantonio@gmail.com Former staff members press International House of Prayer for answers in Deaton death through online petition KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Former members of a Kansas City-based religious organization have turned to a public petition as they seek answers surrounding the ministry’s handling of the October 2012 death of 27-year-old Bethany Deaton, ...

Nano-Thin film Company Joins Independence EDC Business Incubator

March 18, 2015

PRESS RELEASE - Business News For Immediate Release March 18, 2015 INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI New Startup - Nano-technology Thin Film Company Joins Independence Economic Development Center’s Business Incubator Enhanced Surfaces, Inc. has joined the IEDC Business Incubator as of March 17, 2015. The founder, Don McNulty a long-time entrepreneur here in the Kansas City area, has entered a whole new field ...


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