50 Plus plans Catalog Release Party on April 7 at Mill Creek Activity Center

March 16, 2017

Celebrate the arrival of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's May through August MY JCPRD Activities catalog and get the scoop on the programs it contains during a new special event being offered by the 50 Plus Department in early April. This Catalog Release Party will take place on April 7. Come meet the recreation coordinators who plan the ...

Park University International Center for Music Concert to Feature National Symphony Orchestra Principal Hornist

March 16, 2017

Park University International Center for Music concerts typically feature performances by world renowned artists in the realms of piano and string instruments. But on Thursday, March 23, the ICM will host Abel Pereira, Ph.D., principal horn for the National Symphony Orchestra in a concert at the 1900 Building in Mission Woods, Kan., starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert ...

Entrepreneurship Week features workshops, luncheon

March 16, 2017

The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University will hold its second annual Entrepreneurship Week March 27-31, 2017. Sponsored by Don Tolly American Family Insurance Agency and Sumner, Carty, Hardy & Schwichtenberg, PC, Entrepreneurship Week is a series of workshops and events for local business professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs, college and high school students, ...

MarksNelson Named Both Leading Regional Accounting Firm and One of the Fastest-Growing in the U.S. for Second Straight Year

March 16, 2017

Kansas City accounting and consulting firm MarksNelson LLC, is named one of the top accounting firms in the Midwest for the third consecutive year and also one of the fastest-growing firms in the U.S. by Accounting Today, the magazine for senior public accounting and tax professionals. The two distinctions illustrate the firm’s commitment to its mission, vision, and values. In ...

KC for Refugees focus of KC Northland AAUW Meeting

March 15, 2017

Dr. Sofia Khan of KC for Refugees is the program for Kansas City Northland AAUW, on March 26 at North Kansas City Public Library, 2251 Howell Street, North Kansas City MO 64116 at 2:30 PM. Dr. Kahn will speak on Greater Kansas City's diverse community and organizations that provide a platform to welcome our local refugee families through our core ...

Californos’ 30th St. Patrick’s Day Party

March 15, 2017

Californos in Westport celebrates it's 30th Annual St. Patrick's Day party on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 10am - 10pm. Live Music on the patio begins at Noon and features local acts such as Kid on the Mountain (1pm), Nuthatch-47 (3pm), Alex Abramovitz & His Swingin' Kansas City Jazz Band (5pm), Joseph Warren & the Wanderlust Revival (7pm), Mime Game ...

Make your Spring Break Brick-Tastic in the ALL-NEW LEGO® Ideas Studio; Now Open!

March 15, 2017

Make your Spring Break Brick-Tastic in the ALL-NEW LEGO® Ideas Studio; Now Open! Build an Awesome Spring Break inside LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 16, 2017) – Dream it! Draw it! Build it! The all-new LEGO Ideas Studio brings together creativity and building in a way you have never seen before. And can only be found ...

A Fun Evening of Art, Food and Music to Benefit Cottey College

March 15, 2017

Kansas City, MO – March 15, 2017 – Affinity Enterprise Group will hold the first annual Art Auction Benefitting Cottey College on Thursday, May 4 from 5:30 – 8:30pm at CBIZ on the Country Club Plaza, 700 W 47th Street, #1100. The silent and live auctions will include beautiful pieces by renowned Kansas City-based artists Mike Savage, Mark Mohr, and ...

Nationwide Recognizes Marla Williams

March 15, 2017

Community service and outstanding agency performance result in company award Overland Park — Helping community members protect their future is more than just a job for Marla Williams, it’s a way of life. A Nationwide agent for 8 years, Williams has dedicated her career to counseling customers on their insurance and financial services needs, providing them with security for the ...

A Year of Service: SoftVu Give Back to Kansas City

March 15, 2017

Kansas City, Missouri: SoftVu, an industry-leading company renowned for helping mortgage and senior living clients with lead generation and marketing automation for 17 years, announced today that they have launched a Year of Service. The SoftVu team is partnering with local non-profits that focus on those in the Kansas City community who are attempting to get back on their feet, ...

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to host Wyandotte County Heritage Festival

March 15, 2017

625 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas 66101 www.kckpl.org News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/15/17 Contact: Anne Lacey, Kansas Room Librarian 913-295-8250 ext. 1108 alacey@kckpl.org Beth Edson Youth Services Supervisor 913-295-8250 ext. 5107 eedson@kckpl.org Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to host Wyandotte County Heritage Festival KANSAS CITY, Kan. –Kansas City, Kansas Public Library is hosting their first Wyandotte County Heritage Festival ...

Gordon H. Hamilton III Named to Barron’s “Top 1,200 Financial Advisors”

March 9, 2017

Kansas City, MO, March 7, 2017 – Morgan Stanley announced today that Gordon H. Hamilton III, a Managing Director, Financial Advisor in the Firm’s Kansas City Wealth Management office, has been named to Barron’s list of America’s Top 1,200 Advisors: 2017 State-by-State. The “Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors” is a select group of individuals who are screened on a number of ...

Settlement between Missouri Coalition for the Environment and Worlds of Fun Will Benefit Shoal Creek Watershed and the Missouri River

March 9, 2017

Kansas City, MO: The Missouri Coalition for the Environment (“MCE”) and Cedar Fair, LP, and its subsidiary, Worlds of Fun, LLC., an amusement park in Kansas City, reached a court-approved settlement agreement that resolves a lawsuit filed by MCE in November 2015. In the lawsuit, MCE alleged that Worlds of Fun had repeatedly violated the Clean Water Act by discharging ...

Charlotte Street Foundation Announces Recipients of Prestigious Art Omi Fellowship and Byron C. Cohen Award

March 9, 2017

Charlotte Street Foundation is proud to announce the selection of artist, Rodolfo Marron III as the Charlotte Street Fellow of the Art Omi International Artists Residency Program for Summer, 2017 and recently awarded Charlotte Street Visual Artist Award Fellow, Samara Umbral as this year’s recipient of the Byron C. Cohen Award. Through an ongoing partnership with Art Omi, Charlotte Street ...

Ron Edelman joins the Giving the Basics Board of Directors

March 8, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that Ron Edelman has joined the Giving the Basics Board of Directors. Ron's vast experience and his heart for the people make him a natural fit for the Giving the Basics mission. We see great things ahead for Kansas City! Ron and James Thompson formed Edelman & Thompson in 1994. Ron has handled thousands of ...

Kansas City Based Company Named Finalist in IHA Global Innovation Award

March 8, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kansas City Based Company Named Finalist in IHA Global Innovation Award OVERLAND PARK, KS, March 8, 2017 -- StinkBOSS, an Overland Park-based company, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as one of the finalists for the New Product Showcase/IHA Global Innovation Awards at the International Home & Housewares Show in the Cleaning category, for ...

New Functional Medicine Option In Overland Park

March 8, 2017

Jeff Louis, General Manager Phone: 913-353-6775 Email: Jeff.Louis@focusih.com Website: FocusIH.com We are pleased to announce that Focus Integrative Healthcare™ has opened in Overland Park. Our licensed naturopathic doctor is fully-equipped to handle your health conditions using the best and safest natural methods and procedures possible. We are located at 9327 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS 66212 inside of Louisburg ...

JCPRD’s Roeland Park Early Childhood Development Center and Natureplay Preschool to conduct annual open houses on April 6

March 8, 2017

Open houses for the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Early Childhood Development Center at the Roeland Park Community Center and the Natureplay preschool at the Mill Creek Activity Center will take place on Thursday, April 6. These open houses will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. During the open houses, parents will have an opportunity to visit with ...

Western parking lot at Shawnee Mission Park Off-Leash Area to be closed for removal and replacement beginning in March

March 8, 2017

The western parking lot at the Shawnee Mission Park Dog Off-Leash Area will be closed to the public beginning in mid-March as the lot is replaced and expanded, Johnson County Park & Recreation District officials announced. The off-leash area itself is not closing at this time, and the closer eastern parking lot will remain open, although officials warn that parking ...

Avila Viscom Students Grab Top Honors at International AVA Awards

March 8, 2017

(March 6, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO AVA Digital Awards recently announced winners for the 2017 international awards competition. There were 2,500 entries from throughout the United States, Canada, and 16 other countries. Senior Brianna Peralta was honored with a gold award for her fast-draw animated Public Service Announcement addressing the horrors of college students over posting on social media entitled ...

Charlotte Street Foundation Announces Recipients of the 2017 Charlotte Street Visual & Generative Performing Artist Awards

March 8, 2017

Five Kansas City-based artists each to receive unrestricted $10,000 cash awards [Kansas City, MO] Charlotte Street Foundation is pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2017 Charlotte Street Awards. The 2017 Charlotte Street Visual Artist Award Fellows are Karen McCoy, Stephen Proski, and Samara Umbral. The 2017 Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Award Fellows are Amado Espinoza and Cat ...

D Keith Jordan 2017 Bid For Chief Executive Officer/Mayor KCK

March 8, 2017

D Keith Jordan 2017 Bid For Chief Executive Officer/Mayor KCK FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, Kansas March 7th 2017 – D Keith Jordan today is announcing their campaign for CEO/Mayor of KCK with the agenda of working for a better quality of life for the citizens of WYCO/KCK. There has been many changes over the years in the county. Some ...

Care Haven Homes, LLC Opens Sixth Alzheimer’s Care Home

March 8, 2017

(Amended Release) Johnson County’s largest residential memory care provider has opened its sixth home. The ranch-style house is in a quiet Overland Park neighborhood, near I-435 and Roe. Newly remodeled, it provides a safe, comforting environment for people living with dementia. “Each resident has a private bedroom. Up to eight share a warm, family-style setting, one that might remind you ...

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