April 26, 2016

(April 20, 2016) -- Tip Top Tux in conjunction with Natalie M is honored to support community youth by presenting Olathe South High School student, Erin Grimsley, with the 2016 scholarship of $1500 toward higher education. Erin was chosen as one of four annual winners for $10,000 worth of scholarship funding. Tip Top Tux will honor Grimsley with a reception ...

Destination KC: A Landmark Study

April 26, 2016

Owen/Cox Dance’s Take the Stage Program presents its third annual Outreach Event of-the-Year on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:00 PM in the J.C Nichols Auditorium at the National World War I Museum and Memorial (100 W 26th St, Kansas City, MO 64108). Destination KC: A Landmark Study is presented in partnership with the National World War I Museum and Memorial. ...

KC-Based BioStar Announces 5.1 MW Solar Projects to Benefit Schools and Business

April 26, 2016

Partnership with National Energy Partners Utilizes Cutting-Edge Tracking Technology Kansas City, KS; Hawaii; and Mullica Hill, New Jersey (April 26, 2016) BioStar Renewables announced today that they will add 5.1 MW of solar energy installations to their portfolio as a result of contracts totaling over $31 million. The installations will benefit schools in Hawaii and a cold storage facility in ...

RRT & SPA May Meeting

April 26, 2016

The members of the Raytown Retired Teachers and School Personnel Association will meet on May 10 at 1:30 at the Raytown Schools Education Conference Center (RSECC), 10750 East 350 Highway. Two programs will be presented. The first concerns a recently published book about stained glass, Windows of Kansas City: As Art, History, and Inspiration. Its author, Bruce Mathews, is a ...

Sunflower House Supports Crime Victims FREE Crime Victim’s Rights Resource Fair, April 28, 2016

April 26, 2016

Shawnee, Kansas —Every April, the Office of Victims of Crime (OVC) helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights by promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf. Through this awareness campaign, the OVC presents the opportunity to local communities to highlight their diversity, expand partnerships to ...

Blue Valley Recreation Tabs Goin to Lead New Facility

April 26, 2016

Blue Valley Recreation Commission named Jason Goin as the facility supervisor for the new indoor recreation facility being built at the Blue Valley School District’s Hilltop Campus. Most recently, Goin served as the director of the Spring Hill Recreation Commission. Goin officially began his duties in late March as the facility is scheduled to open this fall. A graduate of ...

Price Chopper Continues Partnership with FCCJC- Re-signs for 3 years

April 25, 2016

Price Chopper has re-committed to their partnership with the Football and Cheerleading Club of Johnson County (FCCJC) as a Champion Plus Corporate Partner for another 3 years. Over the past 3 years the relationship has impacted youth from all over the Greater Kansas City and outlying areas in several important ways. The Price Chopper Scholarship Program, which will continue in ...


April 25, 2016

KCTV/KSMO: BRING CHARTER TO THE TABLE Kansas City, MO (April 25, 2016) – Today KCTV/KSMO, the home of CBS and Chiefs’ football in Kansas City, began notifying its viewers that Charter Cable may drop KCTV/KSMO from its lineup after April 30, 2016. By law, cable companies must negotiate in good faith with television stations before dropping a television station’s signal. ...

Park University Among Top Private Colleges for Best Bang for the Buck

April 25, 2016

Park University has been recognized in the 2016 PayScale College ROI Report as being one of the top private colleges/universities in the country offering the best annual return on investment. Among students who live on campus, not including financial aid received, Park ranked No. 2 in the country among private schools with an annual return on investment of 9.5 percent, ...

It’s Prom Night at Tallgrass Creek

April 25, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- A Tuesday evening, April 19, Junior-Senior Prom at Tallgrass Creek retirement community brought about 30 students from Blue Valley North High School and nearly 125 retirees together on the dance floor. They did the Electric Slide, Macarena and Booty Call, among other dances. There was even an impromptu Harlem Shake. And there were a few Fox ...

Crain Accepts Chancellor’s Scholarship

April 24, 2016

Pittsburgh, PA - Isabel Crain, a senior at Mill Valley High School in Shawnee Kansas, has been offered and has accepted the Chancellor's Scholarship at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. This academic recognition, the most prestigious award given to an entering freshman by the University, provides full tuition, room, board, mandatory fees, books and study abroad stipend. Following a ...


April 24, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2016 Contact: Mark Honer DHTV Digital 816-863-6397 markh@dhtvdigital.com Trailer: https://vimeo.com/150483088 HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES TOWN TEAM BASEBALL AND ITS IMPACT ON EARLY KANSAS SHAWNEE, KS – A new documentary film premiering in Shawnee, KS April 28th captures both the heart and the historical importance of town team baseball on early life in Kansas. “Town Teams: Bigger ...

Shir Ami Ensemble May 2 concert features music of Jewish soul

April 24, 2016

Art music is focus of May 2 Shir Ami Ensemble concert Music of the Shtetl highlights rich program Preserving music from our Jewish heritage during the 20th century is the heart and soul of Shir Ami Ensemble, a group led by Kansas City Symphony Concertmaster Noah Geller. The group, which is comprised of professional musicians, will share that passion during ...

Spinning Tree Theatre presents powerful “Amadeus”

April 24, 2016

Spinning Tree Theatre presents “Amadeus” on April 28-May 15 The power struggle between two musical geniuses in 18th century Vienna is at the center of Peter Shaffer’s play “Amadeus” that will be presented by Spinning Tree Theatre, April 28 through May 15 at the Arts Asylum, 1000 E. 9th St., Kansas City, Missouri. “Amadeus” features two of Kansas City’s finest ...

Heart to Heart International Award Recipients to Be Honored May 7

April 24, 2016

Contact: Sherri Zerkel sherri.zerkel@hearttoheart.org 913.538.7913 Honorees Heralded for Providing Quality Care and Medical Equipment to Underserved Communities April 24, 2016 (Lenexa, Kan.) – Heart to Heart International (HHI) today announced the recipients of the organization’s 2016 Heart for Humanity and Power of One awards. The Heart for Humanity Award will be presented to Welch Allyn, a leading global manufacturer of ...

Hannah Hecht was editor of Morningside College magazine that was one of six in the nation to receive award

April 23, 2016

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Morningside College)- Morningside College student Hannah Hecht, daughter of Scott and Shelley Hecht of Lansing, Kan., served as editor-in-chief of the Morningside College art and literary magazine that was one of six college magazines in the nation to receive a Gold Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). Hecht is a 2011 graduate of Lansing ...

Industry Sales Leader Kevin Bowen Joins Allen Press

April 22, 2016

For further information, contact Maria Preston-Cargill, Director of Marketing, Allen Press, Inc. mcargill@allenpress.com | tel: 785.865.9265 LAWRENCE, Kan. – April 22, 2016 – Allen Press, Inc., is pleased to announce that Kevin Bowen will be joining its team as a sales executive in early May. Bowen comes to the position with over 30 years of print industry experience and will ...


April 22, 2016

KANSAS CITY (April 22, 2016) — Intouch Solutions, a marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, was named Agency of the Year Category I by Med Ad News. The award was announced during the 27th annual Manny Awards celebration on Thursday, April 21. Based in Kansas City with offices in Chicago and New York, Intouch Solutions ended 2015 with more than ...

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City announces 2016 CelebrASIAN Award Winners

April 22, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KAN.—The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City (AACC) will be honoring the accomplishments of local Asian Americans in business, entrepreneurship, philanthropy and professional leadership at its 13th Annual CelebrASIAN Awards Gala. This year’s awardees are: Professional of the Year – Victor Zhang, American Century Investments, Entrepreneur of the Year – Erlinda Tjhai-Aydulun, MindLift, LLC, Civic Leader ...

COUNTRY Financial and American Legion Post 318 donate to Heartland Honor Flight

April 22, 2016

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Jim McCall (816) 803-1840 4/22/2016 COUNTRY Financial and American Legion Post 318 donate to Heartland Honor Flight On April 20, 2016 at the Kauffman Conference Center in Kansas City, Missouri COUNTRY Financial Representative, Jim McCall of Parkville and Charlie Kutz, Commander of American Legion Post 318 presented a donation the Sandy Collins, a board ...

USA800 Plans to Hire 200 for New North Kansas City Contact Center

April 22, 2016

USA800, Inc. plans to expand its operations into North Kansas City, Missouri this summer by moving into a new 150 workstation facility to be used as a contact center. The company plans to serve customers from the new facility by June 1 and hire 200 additional employees within 90 days. USA800 has doubled its size over the last year and ...

2016 Retirement Plan Adviser Mega Team of the Year

April 22, 2016

Good morning, Kansas City Star - We would like to share with you some exciting news of a financial advisory firm right here in Kansas City. Alliance Benefit Group Financial Services, Corp has been named 2016 Retirement Plan Adviser Mega Team of the Year by PLANSPONSOR Magazine. This is a significant recognition by one of the industry's leading publications within ...

Northland Innovation Campus Certified as AT&T Fiber Ready

April 22, 2016

GLADSTONE, Mo., April 22, 2016 — As part of AT&T’s* continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in Missouri, AT&T and Northland community leaders today announced that the Northland Innovation Campus at 6889 N. Oak Trafficway has been certified as being AT&T Fiber Ready. “AT&T is investing in high-speed Internet in urban and rural areas all across Missouri, and ...

Husch Blackwell’s Jeff Simon Speaks on Financial Literacy Panel

April 21, 2016

Contact: Laurie Bergman 314.345.6641 laurie.bergman@huschblackwell.com Husch Blackwell’s Kansas City Managing Partner Jeff Simon is one of four panelists who will discuss financial literacy at an event hosted by the KC Chamber from 6-8 p.m. April 27 at Union Station. The panel will explore ways Kansas City businesses can retain employees by helping them manage their personal finances, including student debt. ...

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