My Place Opens first Missouri Location in Independence

Nov. 21, 2016

Independence, MO-November 17, 2016—My Place Hotels of America is extremely pleased to announce its debut location state of Missouri is now open! Continuing the brand’s swift expansion across America, My Place Hotel-Kansas City/Independence, MO marks the brand’s 28th location to open nationally and its first to open in the state of Missouri. The brand new 4-story, 63-room hotel is conveniently ...


Nov. 19, 2016

Press Release Contact: Teresa Hamilton, Executive Director Giving the Basics 913. 208.3611 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Giving the Basics Announces Strategic Advisor Kansas City, MO— Thomas H. Holcom has volunteered to become a strategic advisor and executive coach for Giving the Basics. Tom is a lifelong resident of Kansas City where he spent 48 years balancing a banking career with ...

Theatre in the Park Announces 2017 season including show at new arts & heritage center

Nov. 18, 2016

The Theatre in the Park’s (TTIP) 48th season will feature three premieres and three modern era American musical theatre classics. “Grease” is the word, as TTIP will open the new Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center (AHC) with the Broadway and hit movie musical, GREASE, in the Spring 2017. Monty Python’s hilarious SPAMALOT will be the first production on TTIP’s ...

Jewish Film Festival set for January 2017

Nov. 18, 2016

Kansas City’s 2017 Jewish Film Festival (KCJFF) will feature six diverse films from Israel and beyond. Now in its 18th year, The Festival is presented by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, (The J) opens Sunday evening, Jan. 8 and continues through Sunday Jan. 22. All the films will be screened in The White Theatre at the Jewish ...

SevenDays 2017 announced; Peace walk moves to Union Station

Nov. 18, 2016

(Kansas City) – In the continued effort to overcome tragedy produced by hatred, bigotry and ignorance, SevenDays™ Make a Ripple, Change the World will take place for the third year in the Greater Kansas City area Tuesday, April 18 through Monday, April 24, 2017. SevenDays™ 2017 continues the healing journey following the murders that took the lives of Dr. William ...

Gratitude at Work in Kansas City

Nov. 18, 2016

QPS has employed 171 people in the area. We would love to fill more jobs. Jobs available offer a nice hourly wage and the opportunity for people to make additional money around the holidays. KANSAS CITY, MO…(November, 18, 2016) - With the holidays approaching, many people are looking for an opportunity to gain new skills that will lead them into ...

NPC International Donates $42,500 to Children’s Mercy Hospital in 2016

Nov. 18, 2016

Media Contact Information Pam Seuferling Senior Marketing Director | 913-327-5555 ext. 125 NPC International Donates $42,500 to Children’s Mercy Hospital in 2016 Donation advances the company’s commitment to charitable giving and brings the total contributed to CMH to more than $385,000 Overland Park, Kan. – NPC International, Overland Park-based franchisee of Pizza Hut and Wendy’s, recently presented Children’s Mercy ...

Park University Named Partner with It’s On Us Campus Innovation Program

Nov. 18, 2016

Park University is of 28 colleges/universities across the country — and the only school in Missouri or Kansas — selected as a partner with the It’s On Us Campus Innovation Program. Park and the other 27 institutions have made a commitment to take innovative action steps toward changing the culture around sexual assault on their respective campuses. The Campus Innovation ...

Travis Boggs Named Head Coach For TEAM USA - World Ju-Jitsu Championships - Wroclaw, Poland - November 25th - 27th, 2016

Nov. 17, 2016

IMMEDIATE MEDIA PRESS RELEASE November 17, 2016 For More Information, Contact Bob Boggs - or 913-782-5425 Travis Boggs, a Graduate of the KU School of Business (2006), and Owner / Chief Instructor of Kenukan Academy (serving Olathe & K.C. area since 1971 - Johnson County's oldest mixed martial arts academy), has been picked out of the entire country to ...

Intouch Solutions Promotes Nine Kansas City Employees

Nov. 17, 2016

KANSAS CITY (November 17, 2016) — Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of nine employees in its Kansas City office. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch Solutions has seen rapid expansion over the past five years and actively promotes within the 650-person firm. The nine employees include: Cara Neill, group account director, joined the Intouch team in ...

Regnier Family Foundation announces lead gift towards new Johnson County Museum exhibit

Nov. 17, 2016

SHAWNEE, KANSAS - The Johnson County Museum Foundation is pleased to announce the Regnier Family Foundation’s support with the $300,000 lead gift to fund the museum’s new signature exhibition, “Becoming Johnson County.” The exhibition will open in May 2017 in the museum’s new home in the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, the former King Louie bowling alley, at 8788 ...

JCPRD January through April Catalog available after Nov. 21

Nov. 17, 2016

The next issue of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Activities catalog will be online at on Nov. 18 and in print form the week of Nov. 21. Registration for classes in the catalog begins at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 21. The free publication covers JCPRD programs and events offered between January and April. The 76-page publication ...

Missouri Gaming Association’s Project 21 Scholarship Applications Now Available - Deadline is March 1

Nov. 16, 2016

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri Gaming Association, the statewide professional association of the Missouri casino industry, is inviting high school seniors to enter the 21st annual Project 21 scholarship competition. Two $1,500 first prize scholarships and four $1,000 second prize scholarships will be awarded. The deadline for submitting Project 21 scholarship entries to the Missouri Gaming Association is March ...

Media Invited: Midland Care Pace Center Grand Opening

Nov. 16, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY For more information contact: Laura Burton Communications Coordinator Midland Care Cell (785) 380-9992 Twitter @midlandcares MEDIA INVITED: MIDLAND CARE PACE CENTER GRAND OPENING EVENT: Midland Care PACE Center KCK Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening DATE: Thursday, November 17 TIME: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM LOCATION: 818 Ann Ave, Kansas City Kansas ABOUT THE EVENT: A new Program ...

Get into holiday spirit with Songs of the Season Day Trip for 50 Plus day trip on Dec. 15

Nov. 16, 2016

Brunch, and entertainment are sure to get you in the holiday spirit during a mid-December day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Songs of the Season is the name of this trip. Participants will start their day at Union Station with a special brunch at Harvey's Restaurant. Experience the festive ...

50 Plus plans new Christmas Around the World event on Dec. 12 at Cedar Lake Village

Nov. 16, 2016

Celebrate Christmas Around the World during a special event being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Cedar Lake Village, a senior living community in Olathe, is opening their doors for this event. Participants will discover different traditions that take place on this special holiday. A special dinner and holiday music entertainment are ...

Kids can do their shopping at Holiday Marketplace at RPCC on Dec. 10

Nov. 16, 2016

A festive morning is planned at the Roeland Park Community Center on Dec. 10 when kids can do their Christmas shopping during a special event being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Now in its fourth year, Holiday Marketplace is the name of this event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, ...

Dec. 3 KC WildLands Native Christmas Tree Event planned at Mildale Farm site

Nov. 16, 2016

Kansas City WildLands, in partnership with Johnson County Park & Recreation District, is again offering the public an opportunity to remove invasive red cedars and take them home to decorate for the holidays! This year's event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, at JCPRD's Mildale Farm, 35250 W. 199th St. Edgerton. A minimum ...

KVC Kansas Facilitates Adoptions of Nearly 60 Children for National Adoption Month

Nov. 16, 2016

Families across Kansas will finalize their adoption of a child, teenager or sibling group from foster care either on or near National Adoption Day, November 19. Following tradition, many judges open their courthouse on that Saturday before Thanksgiving to complete adoptions and bring smiles to the faces of children and adults alike. In total this November, nonprofit KVC Kansas is ...


Nov. 16, 2016

Lenexa, Kan. (November 16, 2016) ANB Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of RJ Gildea as regional bank president of the ANB Bank Kansas Region. RJ came to ANB from Phoenix, Arizona, where he managed multiple branches, led retail teams, the cash management efforts along with the commercial and consumer lending. He was also instrumental in developing staff members ...


Nov. 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2016 Pads for P?ds contact: Leah Schaal, Program Manager 763-271-4967 or CHILDREN’S MERCY TO RECEIVE GIFT OF 25 IPADS FOR NEW LENDING LIBRARY K.C. Chiefs Travis Kelce to attend launch with Pads for P?ds Kansas City, MO, - November 15, 2016 The Pads for P?ds organization will host an open house on Tuesday December ...

NASB Announces Two New Board Members

Nov. 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GRANDVIEW, MO (November 16, 2016) – The Board of Directors of NASB Financial, Inc. (OTCQX: NASB) and its banking subsidiary, North American Savings Bank, F.S.B. (collectively “NASB”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. E. Alexander Hancock as an external director, and Mr. Thomas B. Wagers, Sr. as an employee director, to its Board of Directors. ...

Last Surviving Member of Doolittle’s Raiders to Speak at 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack Event Hosted by Park University

Nov. 16, 2016

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Park University will host Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, 101 years old and the last surviving member of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, for a conversation on the significance of the air response that changed the course of World War II. The discussion, titled “Before 9/11, there was ...

Alzheimer’s Association Specialty License Plate

Nov. 16, 2016

With the passing of HB2473 last legislative session, the Kansas DMV is now accepting applications Alzheimer’s disease awareness license plates. With each purchase, $25 of the $30 application fee will be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, to pay for research and services provided by the association. With over 51,000 Kansans effected by Alzheimer’s disease this issue is near and dear ...

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