Traffic alert: Crews plan overnight closure of westbound I-70 at Blackwater River Bridge

June 26, 2015

SALINE COUNTY – In the early morning of Monday, June 29, the Missouri Department of Transportation will completely CLOSE westbound I-70 near mile marker 77 (west of U.S. 65) from midnight to 5 a.m. to switch traffic to new pavement. A marked detour will be in place. MoDOT recommends truck drivers plan additional time for overnight routes. This work is ...

Ability Experience Plans Journey of Hope Tour Stop in Olathe, Kan.

June 26, 2015

For Immediate Release June 26, 2015 Mark Cameron, Olathe Persons with Disabilities Board Member Ability Experience Olathe Tour Stop Coordinator (913) 393-4453 cameron-mark@sbcglobal.net Ability Experience Plans Journey of Hope Tour Stop in Olathe, Kan. Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity cross country cyclists raise money for people with disabilities (Olathe, Kan.) - The City of Olathe will welcome Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity ...

Dr. Lynne Kitei to discuss other-worldly visitors at Unity Temple event July 10

June 25, 2015

Dr. Lynne Kitei will present Beyond the Phoenix Lights at Unity Temple on July 10. The 1997 AZ statewide mass UFO sighting has become known worldwide as the Phoenix Lights and is hailed as the most witnessed, most documented and important anomalous event in modern history. Kansas City, Missouri, June 25, 2015 Lynne D. Kitei, M.D. is an internationally acclaimed ...

Westlake Ace Hardware Kicks-Off a Fan Drive to Raise Funds for The Salvation Army

June 25, 2015

Westlake Ace Hardware Kicks-Off a Fan Drive to Raise Funds for The Salvation Army Fan Drive Helps Those in Need Beat the Heat Donate at any Westlake location, June 27-July 12, 2015 Kansas City, MO, June 22, 2015 – Summer heat can be very dangerous for the elderly, those without air conditioning or with medical conditions. To help those in ...

Dunn to represent Missouri at Miss USA 2015 Pageant

June 25, 2015

Kansas City, MO — Rebecca Dunn, Miss Missouri USA and a 2014 graduate from the University of Missouri, is gearing up to participate in the Miss USA 2015 Pageant on July 12. The competition will be broadcast on NBC on July 12 at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central Standard Time. “I am absolutely honored and thrilled to represent Missouri on ...

Georgia Educator Catherine Crosby Appointed Chief Governing Officer For Unbound

June 25, 2015

Unbound, an international humanitarian organization working with families in 20 countries to alleviate poverty, has appointed long-time educator and sponsor, Catherine Crosby as chief governing officer. Crosby, who lives in the Atlanta area, has served as a governing board director at Unbound for six years and is now taking over as chief governing officer. Crosby is dedicated to deepening relationships ...

DC comics now available free digitally through KCKPL

June 25, 2015

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2015 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: kwoolery@kckpl.org DC comics now available free digitally through KCKPL KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Titles from DC Comics are the latest digital offering available through Kansas City, Kansas Public Library. Thanks to a relationship between KCKPL and digital entertainment provider, ...

Red carpet event slated for Independence screening of ‘The Gallorws’

June 25, 2015

WHAT: Red carpet arrivals for the Kansas City screening of THE GALLOWS on July 1 at The Pharaoh Cinema 2 in Independence, MO WHO: FROM THE FILM: Co-Writers/Co-Directors Chris Lofing and Travis Cluff NOTES ABOUT FILMMAKERS: Lofing is from Beatrice, NE. In 2011, Lofing and Cluff used $250 to shoot a movie trailer, which was later used online as part ...

Equipment Drive to Benefit Kansans with Disabilities

June 25, 2015

Kansas Equipment Exchange Seeks Donations of Medical Equipment People are often faced with disabilities, short-term or long-term, whether due to illness, injury, or rehabilitation after surgery. Durable medical equipment offers freedom and independence to people with disabilities, but is often times cost-prohibitive. In conjunction with the upcoming Independence Day holiday the Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. (RCIL) is seeking ...

Rhythm Engineering Gets the Green Light for the Kansas City Streetcar Traffic Signal Project

June 25, 2015

Rhythm Engineering Gets the Green Light for the Kansas City Streetcar Traffic Signal Project Synchronized Traffic Signals Provide the Solution By Reggie Chandra, Ph.D., PE June 22, 2015 Kansas City, MO: Rhythm Engineering, LLC is proud to announce that it has won the contract for the upgrade of the traffic signal control system to be installed along the Kansas City ...

Colliers International Announces Recent Transactions

June 25, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri (May 25, 2015) – Colliers International, a leading global real estate services and investment firm, today announced the following transactions. Sales (May 20, 2015) Medical Associates of Cypress, LLC sold a 41,000 square foot office building located at 9300 E. 29th Street N., Wichita, Kansas to Community Healthcare Trust Inc. Colleen McPherson of Colliers International negotiated the ...

Ball Up Search for the Next Live Sunday at Independence Events Center

June 24, 2015

(INDEPENDENCE, MO) – Ball Up, the leading streetball brand in the world and home to some of the most talented athletes to play the game, has announced their 2015 Search For The Next summer tour schedule and competition. The next stop is Kansas City, next Sunday 6/28! All the big boys are in town for next week's game - catch ...

St. Michael’s Veterans Center celebrates first anniversary

June 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO – St. Michael’s Veterans Center, an innovative campus that provides homeless veterans with permanent, affordable housing and supportive services, will celebrate its successful first year on Tuesday, June 30, at 9:00 a.m. at 3838 Chelsea Drive, Kansas City, MO, 64128. Since opening last June, St. Michael’s has been consistently 100 percent occupied. Right now, 60 men and ...

Kincaid Joins Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, P.C.

June 24, 2015

(Kansas City) – Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, P.C., is pleased to announce that Matthew T. Kincaid, an experienced young attorney, has joined the firm. A Kansas City area native, Matt was a student at the University of Kansas, where he earned a B.A. with a double major in economics and psychology, an M.B.A., and a J.D. with a ...

Midwest Foster Care & Adoption Association to Host Forever Families Gala

June 24, 2015

Please join us Saturday, August 8th at the Kansas City Convention Center for an auction and dinner benefitting Kansas and Missouri's abused and neglected children. Tickets are required and can be purchased online. Sponsorship packages and auction donation information can be found online or by contacting Amy Smith, Special Events Coordinator at amysmith@mfcaa.org Please visit the event website for further ...

Local Students Selected for Future Medical Leaders Congress in Boston

June 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Ling Rudicil, 8164052063 ling.rudicil@yahoo.com Two Blue Springs High School Students Selected for 2015 Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, MA BLUE SPRINGS, MO — Ling Rudicil and Taylor Muller, juniors at Blue Springs High School of Blue Springs have been selected to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, MA on June ...

Local Company Wins Top Award

June 24, 2015

For almost three decades Ramon Blachly has been keeping people comfortable. When neighbors need help with their heating and cooling, One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® has been that trusted helper. Recently Blachly, who independently owns and operates the company based in Olathe, was awarded the President’s Award by Direct Energy Services. One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning is part ...

Kansas City Research Institute Selects VI Marketing and Branding as Agency of Record

June 24, 2015

Contact: Larry McAlister - 405.850.1811 - lmcalister@thevibrand.com The Kansas City Research Institute (KCRI), which has been advancing medical knowledge through clinical trials in Kansas City and throughout the Midwest, has chosen VI Marketing and Branding as its agency of record. KCRI (formerly KCGI Research Dept.), under the direction of Dr. Bradley Freilich, has been conducting clinical research for over 20 ...

65 Years After the Korean War, Claridge Court Resident Remembers MASH

June 24, 2015

This year marks 65 years since the start of the Korean War. The three-year battle claimed the lives of nearly 36,000 American soldiers. However, many of us know more about the "forgotten war" from what we've seen on the hit TV show, M*A*S*H. Local veteran and former radiologist Dr. Gerhard W. Schottman served at the MASH in Uijeongbu, South Korea, ...

MAC Grant Recipients to Showcase Their Work

June 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY WOMEN IN FILM AND TV JUNE EVENT MAC Grant Recipients to Showcase Their Work WHAT: KCWIFT June event features two local projects that received MAC (Missouri Arts Council) grants. "Tipping Point," a dramatic short film directed by Meagan Flynn-Mesmer explores the world of sex trafficking. Todd Norris presents the pilot of his web series, "META" that features a ...

B&B Theatres and KC Pet Project Partner on the movie MAX!

June 24, 2015

Liberty, MO (June 22, 2015) – From the director of "Remember the Titans" and the producer of "Marley & Me" comes the new film MAX, a unique and heartwarming story of the partnership between a dog and a man in active-duty military service and what happens to the partner who is left behind. In the spirit of the movie, B&B ...

Kansas City Charter School Awarded $5,000 Grant

June 24, 2015

Hertz Furniture Announces 21st Century Learning Commons Grant Recipient Crossroads Academy of Kansas City Awarded Hertz Furniture Grant Hertz Furniture, the leading national school and office furniture dealer, has announced the recipient of their 21st Century Learning Commons Grant. Crossroads Academy of Kansas City has been awarded a furnished learning commons valued at up to $50,000. The prize includes furniture, ...

TruLight LED Launches Innovative LED Solutions

June 24, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) June 24, 2015 - Finding good quality commercial LED lighting is not an easy task. Businesses want the best, but it's not always possible to have stringent quality checks for every aspect of the work. There are also budget constraints when choosing the best lighting products, but in Kansas City, MO business owners will ...

Scout City BBQ to Help Kansas City’s Inner City Youth

June 23, 2015

(Kansas City, MO) On Friday, June 26, 2015, the Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America will host the 17th Annual Scout City BBQ in downtown Kansas City, MO. Since 1998, the Scout City BBQ has raised more than $295,000 for Scoutreach in Kansas City, a program that helps over 6,000 at-risk youth each year build strong character, a ...


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