CROWDS RACING TO RIVERFRONT TO OUTPACE POVERTY

June 9, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO – Outpace Poverty, a 5K event that supports families and individuals working to break the cycle of poverty, is Saturday, June 18, at Richard L. Berkley Riverfront Park. Proceeds benefit Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, which assists more than 32,000 people in Jackson County and throughout Northwest Missouri with poverty reduction services each year. Online registration ...

Hoefer Wysocki Architecture Launches New Clinical Technology Solutions Dividon With 2 Key Hires

June 9, 2016

June 9, 2016 (Leawood, Kan.) – Leawood-based firm Hoefer Wysocki Architecture has added two key industry leaders to launch its new Clinical Technology Solutions (CTS) service line. The new venture will provide integrated medical equipment planning and IT consulting and design solutions. The new service area is in response to market demands by healthcare clients to integrate more technology design ...

Renner Supply celebrates its 60 Years of Excellence in Garage Door Sales & Service

June 9, 2016

Renner Supply Company, the leader in garage door installation and repair successfully completes 60 years of service. Kansas City, MO - Recognized garage door repair firm, Renner Supply Company, celebrates its 60-year milestone and takes pride in building a huge reputation through the years of their journey. The company has been successful in developing a loyal customer base by offering ...

Colliers International Announces Recent Transactions

June 9, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri (June 9, 2016) – Colliers International, a leading global real estate services and investment firm, today announced the following transactions. Sales (April 25, 2016) STAG Parsons, LLC sold a 120,000 square foot industrial building located at 1900 Wilson Avenue, Parsons, Kansas to Legacy Capital Partners. John Stafford SIOR, CCIM of Colliers International negotiated the transaction on behalf ...

Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute Recognized for Excellence

June 9, 2016

Kansas City’s Only Orthopedic Hospital Named Center of Excellence, Achieves Full AAHHS Accreditation Leawood, Kan. – June 6, 2016 – Optum®, a leading information and technology-enabled health services company and the Health Services platform of UnitedHealth Group, has designated Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute as a Center of Excellence (COE) for its patients seeking joint replacement surgery. Each year, Optum conducts ...

KCU Receives HCF Grant to Fight Obesity in Urban Neighborhoods

June 9, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo. – June 8, 2016) – Score 1 for Health, an outreach program of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, has received a two-year grant in the amount of $175,000 from the Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City. This funding will be used to expand CHAMPS (Coaching Health and Movement Program with Students), a successful pilot program ...

Ernie Miller Park Friday Night Amphitheater programs continue on July 8, 15, & 22

June 9, 2016

Bring the family to the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater on Friday evenings during July for educational and entertaining programs. The programs last about 45 minutes and are designed for all ages. Programs begin at 7 p.m. A charge of $3 per person paid on-site helps cover the cost of the programs; children two and ...

Next Storybook Club session for ages two through five with a parent is July 7 at RPCC

June 9, 2016

The next meeting of a monthly storytime program which allows parents to share special times with their little one is being offered in early July by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This drop in program is called Storybook Club and is for ages two through five with an adult. Each meeting will include a theme for the stories, ...

Hand and Foot card tournament planned for July 7 at New Century Fieldhouse

June 9, 2016

Hand and Foot is an addictive card game similar to canasta, and those who have caught the bug are invited to an early July tournament being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This Hand and Foot Tournament is planned for Thursday, July 7, at the New Century Fieldhouse, 551 New Century Parkway, ...

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue on July 6 & 20 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

June 9, 2016

The Spring/Summer season of Animal Tales Storytime will continue during July at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. Young children and their parents are invited to come listen and learn on July 6 and 20. Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two to six. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This ...

“Minions” and “Inside Out,” to be shown at The Theatre in the Park during July

June 9, 2016

Those pill-shaped gibberish-speaking yellow guys and a bevy of emotions inside the head of a young girl are the subjects of two recent animated movies which will be shown during July as The Theatre in the Park’s Movies in the Park program continues. July movies will include a July 5 showing of “Minions;” and a July 19 showing of “Inside ...

55th Annual Greek Festival of St. Dionysios

June 9, 2016

Come for the food stay for the fun!!!! Hot off the Press"' Greek Festival 2016 is coming very soon June 10th, 11th, & 12th Media Contacts: Athan Perahoritis 816-456-3292 zophini@kc.rr.com Overland Park, KS - It's time to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Mediterranean! Greek Festival2016 is just around the comer. Mark your calendar for, June 10th, 5 ...

FORMER HEWLETT-PACKARD MANAGER BROUGHT EMBROIDME TO OVERLAND PARK TO BUILD BUSINESS FOR KIDS

June 8, 2016

Jeff Moffett’s embroidery and promotional marketing business, EmbroidMe of Overland Park located at 7512 W 119th St, provides services from the business Entrepreneur Magazine named top in its industry to customers in Overland Park and Leawood. A husband and father of two, Moffett is bringing managerial experience combined with a creative side that, he says, will provide service with a ...

Local business coach closes shop to educate entrepreneurs and start-ups, is unhappy with industry standards

June 8, 2016

As an industry, business coaching has rapidly expanded, giving organizations and corporations opportunities to work with skilled entrepreneurs who promise higher wealth and more success. In the United States alone, the coaching industry is priced at a whopping $707 million dollars annually. Michael Mapes, a Kansas City local, has worked as a business coach for over three years, raking in ...

De Soto City Clerk Receives IIMC’s Prestigious Quill Award

June 8, 2016

CONTACT: Chris Shalby, Executive Director, IIMC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (chriss@iimc.com) De Soto City Clerk, Lana McPherson, MMC, Wins Prestigious 2016 Quill Award RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA – June 3, 2016 – The International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) selected Lana McPherson, MMC, City Clerk, De Soto, KS, as its 2016 Quill Award recipient. The Award was presented during the Institute’s 70th ...

Broadcast Scholarships Awarded to Kansas Students

June 8, 2016

The Kansas Association of Broadcasters and KAB Foundation will award $6,500 in scholarships to Kansas students attending colleges and universities in the state next school year. That brings the total scholarships provided broadcast students since 1988 to $317,000. To earn the scholarship students must be a Kansas resident attending a post-secondary institution, enrolled full time in a broadcast related curriculum ...

UCM Lee’s Summit, KC Social Innovation Center Bring IoT Workshop to KC Area Teachers with Grant from Mozilla

June 8, 2016

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Greife News Bureau Manager mgreife@ucmo.edu 660-543-4708 UCM Lee’s Summit, KC Social Innovation Center Bring IoT Workshop to KC Area Teachers with Grant from Mozilla WARRENSBURG, MO (June 2, 2016) – The University of Central Missouri and the KC Social Innovation Center are working together to bring an “Internet of Things” workshop to area ...

Renner Supply celebrates its 60 Years of Excellence in Garage Door Sales & Service

June 8, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) June 8, 2016 - Recognized garage door repair firm, Renner Supply Company, celebrates its 60-year milestone and takes pride in building a huge reputation through the years of their journey. The company has been successful in developing a loyal customer base by offering premium quality garage door services. Renner Supply Company was established in ...

The Gardner Aquatic Center’s Summer Splash to return for its second year

June 7, 2016

The Gardner Aquatic Center (GAC) is bringing back Summer Splash again this year. The award-winning event, which originated in 2015 to celebrate the newly renovated aquatic center, is making its return as a greater celebration of summer. Summer Splash will occur on Saturday, June 18 from 1-3 p.m. and feature several live guests. These include trop rock band The Tropical ...

Combined concert and movie series event to kick off summer

June 7, 2016

The City of Gardner’s Bands in the Park and Movies in the Park series has become a combined event called Music and Movies in the Park, and it will begin Saturday, June 18, at Cornerstone Park. The first edition will feature a performance by rock band Under the Influence and a showing of the 2015 film Goosebumps. Under the Influence, ...

City launches fireworks safety campaign

June 7, 2016

(Gardner, Kan.) – As the Fourth of July approaches, the City of Gardner is launching a fireworks safety campaign to educate the public about the safe and responsible use of fireworks to eliminate injuries. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, an estimated 10,500 fireworks-related injuries occurred in 2014 with 11 of those injuries resulting in deaths. The City of ...

ASPEN CONTRACTING, INC. ANNOUNCES FREE ROOF PROGRAM

June 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ASPEN CONTRACTING, INC. ANNOUNCES FREE ROOF PROGRAM June 7, 2016—Lee’s Summit MO. Aspen Contracting announces the opening of nominations for Covers 4 Others, a program designed to provide a free roof to a deserving person or family within the Kansas City area. Aspen announces this program as a way to give back to the communities in which ...

US Builders Review Recognizes Haren Laughlin Restoration, Inc.

June 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erica Berry eberry@truelinepublishing.com 207-517-8386 Photos available upon request LENEXA (June 07, 2016) – US Builders Review, a TrueLine Publishing-owned business-to-business trade journal striving to build strong connections within the many sectors of the U.S. construction industry, compiles an annual Best of the United States (BOTUS) list which recognizes companies across the country. These companies commit their ...

OVERLAND PARK ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEYS ATTEND EXCLUSIVE CONFERENCE

June 7, 2016

June 7, 2016: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For Additional Information Contact: Jamie Smead at (913) 262-2000 or Jamie@midwestestateplan.com OVERLAND PARK ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEYS ATTEND EXCLUSIVE CONFERENCE RECEIVES IMPORTANT ELDER & ESTATE PLANNING EDUCATION IN KANSAS CITY, MO Overland Park— June 7, 2016 — Casey Connealy and Chris Gaughan, acclaimed Overland Park estate planning and elder law attorneys, participated in one of ...


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