Unbound recognized in Kansas City for excellence in communications

July 29, 2015

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Unbound, the largest nonprofit organization in Kansas, received two Bronze Quill Awards for excellence in communications at a celebration July 16 in Kansas City. The awards were sponsored by the Kansas City Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators. Unbound garnered honors in the communication skills division for "Living Unbound," a biannual magazine featuring stories ...

Next Neighbor’s Place Potluck set for Aug. 25 at Roeland Park Community Center

July 29, 2015

The next Neighbor’s Place Potluck dinner at the Roeland Park Community Center will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 25. These events are presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District and offer an opportunity for the community to get together and enjoy a night to socialize and dine together. There is no cost for ...

2015 Fall Hayrides offered for organized groups at two parks

July 29, 2015

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 ...

New Horizons offers beginner lessons and band rehearsals, both beginning Aug. 25

July 29, 2015

Calling all music lovers! Dig out your old instrument and join a group of fun-loving musicians age 50 and beyond in the New Horizons Band. The group will begin band rehearsals and beginner lessons, both starting Aug. 25 at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. The New Horizons Band is a program of the 50 Plus ...

Aug. 14 deadline set for late September regional trip to Missouri’s Boot Heel

July 29, 2015

Visit a number of historical, cultural, and wine-related sites in the southeast corner of Missouri during a three-day regional trip being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This trip is scheduled for late September, but has an Aug. 14 deadline for registration and payment of a deposit. This trip is called Missouri's ...

OP-Based BYM Agency Contributes to Mazuma CU Winning 6 National Awards

July 29, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Kat Anstine Chief Operating Officer BYM Agency 913.937.9407 Kat@bymagency.com BYM Agency Contributes to Winning 6 CUES GMA Awards Overland Park, Kan. (July 29, 2015) – BYM Agency is pleased to announce that their work for client Mazuma Credit Union has resulted in bringing home six (6) Credit Union Executives Society GMA Awards in the national competition: ...

Free Lecture on the History, Science and Morality of Resuscitating the Recently Dead

July 29, 2015

When someone lies unconscious in the street, it's common to assume that cardio-pulmonary resuscitation is the best course of action. David Casarett, MD, may make you think twice about that at the 21st Annual Rosemary Flanigan Lecture, a free event presented by the Center for Practical Bioethics at St. Joseph Medical Center, Alex George Auditorium/Bldg. 3, on August 12 at ...

Southeast High School former students set to Honor Former Band Director

July 28, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Southeast Class of 1975 Honors their former Band Director, Charles Dorch Kansas City, Missouri On Friday, September 18, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the atrium of the JAZZ MUSEUM and the NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL MUSEUM, Charles Dorch, former Band Director, Educator, and Mentor, will be celebrated in a tribute that will feature musical performances and testimonies about ...

Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. Announces The Death of James Dean, President and CEO

July 28, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kansas City, MO (July 28, 2015) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., is saddened to announce that the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, James E. Dean, passed away on July 24, 2015, from natural causes. Co-Founder, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Angi Stevenson has appointed Brad Bradford, as Senior Vice President. Together they will lead Cornerstone ...

Kansas City Symphony to Perform National Anthem at Kansas City Chiefs Home Opener

July 28, 2015

For the first time ever, the full Kansas City Symphony will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” for the Kansas City Chiefs’ Red Thursday, Sept. 17, in conjunction with the 2015 home opener versus the Denver Broncos on CBS’ Thursday Night Football. Music Director Michael Stern will not only conduct the Symphony but also lead the Arrowhead Stadium crowd in singing the ...

Press Release - The Robertson Law Group

July 28, 2015

Kansas City appellate lawyer, Zach Bickel, was selected by the Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar to serve a six year term on the Missouri Judicial Performance Evaluation Committee for the state's appellate courts. This committee considers and evaluates judges from the Supreme Court of Missouri and all three districts of the Court of Appeals who are seeking retention ...

Backpack School Supply Give Away

July 28, 2015

Press Release: Bethel AME Church, KCMO Rev. Robert Shaw, Pastor--pastorrob3@gmail.com-816-509-5820 On Saturday, August 8, 2015, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, Bethel AME Church, 2329 Flora Ave., KCMO will sponsor a Backpack School Supply Give Away. (1 Backpack per student, student must be present to receive, while supplies last). If you have any questions, please contact church office, 816-234-4464 or email bethelchurchkcmo@gmail.com.

Small Bites Weight Loss Presentation - Tuesday, July 28

July 28, 2015

Cindy Newland, a local fitness instructor and motivational speaker, has just released her debut book entitled “Small Bites, Big Results: A Common Sense Guide to Weight Loss.” Newland, who grew up in Sedalia, takes a different approach to weight loss and maintenance than most of the other “experts” who write about this subject. While there is no lack of reading ...

Colliers International Announces Recent Transactions

July 28, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri (July 28, 2015) – Colliers International, a leading global real estate services and investment firm, today announced the following transactions. Sales (July 2, 2015) CRC, LLC sold a 10,125 square foot industrial building located at 4936 Hadley Street, Overland Park, Kansas to Twin Properties, LLC. John Stafford SIOR, CCIM of Colliers International negotiated the transaction on behalf ...

Miracle Day at Northeast High School

July 28, 2015

As you know, under funding is hurting almost every school in our community. It is particularly wounding our lower economic areas where larger percentages of minorities live. Our Region of 80+ congregations in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is working with Meagan Mahanes, gym teacher at Northeast High School, to help address building needs at Northeast High School, which ...

Welcome Center for Travanse Living™ Now Open

July 28, 2015

August, 2015 – (Olathe, KS) The Welcome Center for the new assisted living and memory care community, Travanse Living™, is now open on 465 S. Parker Street in Olathe. The community will be hosting an informational session on Tuesday, August 4 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Travanse Living™ is now taking reservations and meeting with ...

TruLight LED Guarantees Highest Quality Commercial & Industrial LED Lighting

July 28, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) July 28, 2015 - TruLight LED is reportedly offering highest quality industrial and commercial led lighting. The company has promised excellent ROI with 65-85% energy savings. One of the leaders of repute across American LED lighting sector, TruLight is renowned for premium LED illumination solutions here. It's Second Generation Solid State LED Light has ...

Acme Sign Inc. Offers Eye-Popping Signage-Sculptures for Kansas Companies

July 28, 2015

North Kansas City, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) July 28, 2015 - Leading Kansas signage manufacturer, Acme Sign Inc. is offering eye-popping big signage-sculptures for Kansas companies. The company is flexible to help with both indoor and outdoor signs. "If you are looking for something extraordinary over the usual signage solution to grab customer attention fast, we are ready to help ...

MarksNelson expands tax and accounting services and business advisory departments

July 27, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 27, 2015) – MarksNelson LLC, an accounting and business advisory firm, adds new professionals to both the Accounting Services and Business Advisory and Tax Services departments as well as promoting within. Cassandra Bott has been hired as a Staff Accountant after working as an intern in our Accounting Services and Business Advisory department. She will be ...

Different Strokes Painting Provides the Best Interior and Exterior House Painting Services

July 27, 2015

[TOPEKA, KANSAS – July 27, 2015] Different Strokes Painting, experienced and qualified painting contractors in Topeka, Kansas, offer professional and best interior and exterior house painting services, which covers new paint jobs for buildings, apartments, houses, and some commercial painting projects. As full-service painting contractors, Different Strokes Painting also help its clients in designing house or commercial paint jobs around ...

August 12 Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest to be Held at Tallgrass Creek

July 27, 2015

WHAT: A Wednesday, August 12 free-style, collective summer spit by Overland Park, KS, retirees during Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s 2nd Annual Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest. The event, which will begin at 10 a.m. immediately following a summer Watermelon Social, will showcase spitting techniques that promise to be the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Participants have been practicing their seed ...

Belton Fall Festival Sept. 11-12, 2015 Musical Lineup

July 27, 2015

The 12th Annual Belton Fall Festival is Friday, Sept. 11th & Saturday, Sept. 12th on Belton’s Historic Main Street. This year’s Festival features a variety of entertainment including 11 local and regional bands, groups and solo artists. The festival opens at 4:00pm on Friday, Sept. 11th. Opening Ceremonies are set for 5:00pm with a flag presentation followed by comments by ...

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