Bill McGowan Named Chair of Noted Chicago Foundation

Feb. 25, 2015

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 25, 2015--The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund has elected Kansas City resident Bill McGowan chairman of the Fund board. He succeeds former president Sue Gin-McGowan, who passed away on Sept. 26, 2014. McGowan’s brother Brian and sister Mary McGowan Swartz, also Kansas City residents, were named the family foundation’s board treasurer and a board member, respectively. Founded ...

Training Program Discount Offered Through Kansas City Triathlon

Feb. 25, 2015

Leawood, Kansas – February 25, 2015 – Anthem Ventures and United Multisport have set the date for the 7th annual Kansas City Triathlon on May 17th and now an 8-week beginner/intermediate training program is being offered by preferred coaching partner, Midwest Triathlon Coaching at a special Kansas City Triathlon discounted rate. The program offers group training events, a personal training ...

SciFi4Me Covers Planet Comicon 2015 - Magazine Returns for 7th Year

Feb. 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 25, 2015) –, the online magazine covering the science fiction and fantasy genres, will once again be in attendance with cameras and microphones at Planet Comicon 2015. A team of reporters will be at PCC all three days, March 13 – 15, and will be conducting interviews with celebrities, comic book writers, and artists throughout ...


Feb. 24, 2015

LEAWOOD, Kan. (February 24th, 2015) – Local advertising agency Muller Bressler Brown (MBB) has been appointed the agency of record for The Mutual Fund Store, a nationally branded, independent Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) organization. The Mutual Fund Store will draw on the full-service agency for strategic direction, marketing tactics and creative consultation. MBB will also concept and produce creative campaigns ...

MarksNelson Accounting Firm Announces Firm Wide Promotions

Feb. 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 24, 2015) – MarksNelson LLC is pleased to announce several promotions. Tara Miller, CPA, has been promoted to supervisor in the Accounting Services department. Miller has been with the firm just over three years. Emily Baird, CPA, has been promoted to senior staff accountant. Baird has been with MarksNelson in the Accounting Services department since December ...

Kansas City Personal Injury Law Firm Bautista Allen LLC Partner Daniel L. Allen Honored With “Decade Award” from UMKC School of Law

Feb. 24, 2015

Bautista Allen LLC, a premier Kansas City personal injury and wrongful death law firm, is proud to announce that partner, Daniel L. Allen, has been honored with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law’s “Decade Award.” The University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law has presented the “Decade Award” to Daniel L. Allen, a founding attorney of ...

Jennifer Bequette, MD to Join Kansas City Internal Medicine - Kansas City’s Largest Independent Internal Medicine Practice

Feb. 24, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri: Kansas City Internal Medicine (KCIM) is proud to announce that Jennifer Bequette, MD will join the practice beginning in April of 2015. Dr. Bequette graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Doctorate of Medicine in 2000. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at UMKC, working at ...

The City of Lawrence, Douglas County and Douglas County Senior Services Launch New Campaign, ReINVENT Retirement: Live the Lawrence Life, to Retain and Attract Retirees.

Feb. 24, 2015

With the baby boomer generation moving into its retirement years, Lawrence, KS and its surrounding area is positioning itself as the ideal destination for people looking to live the rest of their lives in a vibrant, diverse and culturally rich town with a sense of place and community. As one aspect of its new mission, Douglas County Senior Services, Inc. ...

The Joseph Company Moving Forward Conference

Feb. 23, 2015

What: The Joseph Company Moving Forward: Personal Vision for Significant Impact Conference When: March 13-15, 2015 Where: International House of Prayer University 12901 S. US Highway 71 Grandview, MO 64030 For More Info & to Register: 816-763-0200 ext. 2173 Discover your mountain of influence. Embrace your mantle of leadership. Fulfill your mandate in the workplace. Join The Joseph ...

Village Cooperative Senior Housing Project Breaks Ground

Feb. 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Katy O’Donovan MW Builders (913) 956-3822 Village Cooperative Project Breaks Ground MW Builders and Real Estate Equities attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the new senior living project (Overland Park, Kan.) February 23, 2015 — Representatives from MW Builders and Real Estate Equities Development attended a luncheon and official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Village ...

Hallmark Cards Selects Liquidity Services to Run a Private Auction for Surplus Manufacturing Equipment Located in Leavenworth

Feb. 23, 2015

Liquidity Services Opens Auction for Manufacturing Equipment on Behalf of Hallmark Cards, Inc. Bidding open for disposable cups and plates, napkin printing/folding, and packaging and support equipment WASHINGTON, Feb 17, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Liquidity Services, Inc. a global solution provider in the reverse supply chain with the world’s largest marketplace for business surplus, has been selected by Hallmark Cards, ...

Ephemeral Balloon Fashions Hit the Stage at Olathe East

Feb. 23, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Molly Munyan 12401 South Acuff Court, Olathe, KS 66062 Phone: (913)306-5292 Email: Date: February 23, 2015 Ephemeral Balloon Fashions Hit the Stage Olathe East Senior Molly Munyan makes fashion line out of balloons for her school fashion show Olathe, Kansas – 7p.m., Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at Olathe East High School, Molly Munyan, professional balloon ...

YVC Board Unanimously Elects Jim Hise as New Board Chair

Feb. 23, 2015

Kansas City, Mo. – The board of directors of Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) unanimously voted Jim Hise to be the new board chair during the February board meeting. YVC is a youth service organization operating throughout the U.S. and Canada that is headquartered in Kansas City. “Jim’s passion for youth service and strong leadership made him a natural choice to ...

New Coffee Dynasty in KC

Feb. 23, 2015

Don't wake a sleeping dog or it may bite. Black Dog Coffee and the family that owns and runs it are poised to become the new coffee dynasty in Kansas City. They have strategically purchased the Filling Station Coffee Shops in Kansas City. They are currently developing and building out a downtown historical landmark building to be a destination coffee ...

Political Scientist to Discuss Impact of Islamic Political Engagement in Middle East

Feb. 23, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 23, 2015 Kansas City, MO—Visiting Scholar Nathan J. Brown, Ph.D., professor of political science at George Washington University, will look at the consequences of Islamic groups engaging in electoral politics throughout the Middle East in his talk, “Do Islamic Parties Have Any Future?” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, ...

Pulitzer Prize Winner Reads for Midwest Poets March 5

Feb. 23, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 23, 2015 Kansas City, MO—Vijay Seshadri, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his book 3 Sections (Graywolf Press), will read his works at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in Mabee Theater inside Sedgwick Hall. The Pulitzer Prize committee called Seshadri’s work “a compelling collection of ...

Film Series, Philosophy Department Collaborate for Spring Offerings

Feb. 23, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 23, 2015 Kansas City, MO—In March, the Rockhurst Film Series will partner with the University’s philosophy department to present three films: Being There, Contact, and The Island. Each screening will begin at 7 p.m. in Mabee Theater inside Sedgwick Hall. Philosophy faculty members will introduce the films and ...

Benton House of Tiffany Springs celebrates Grand Opening

Feb. 23, 2015

BENTON HOUSE OF TIFFANY SPRINGS UPCOMING GRAND OPENING Benton House of Tiffany Springs Senior Living Community welcomes the local community to their Grand Opening on Saturday, February 28th from 12 to 2PM. The celebration will include welcoming remarks from Benton House partners and staff, a ribbon cutting, recognition to their Founder’s Club (first residents who will be moving into the ...

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures Reopens August 1

Feb. 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Cassie Mundt Community Development Coordinator Office (816) 235-8006 Mobile (913) 221-4684 Museum logo and building renderings available upon request. THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF TOYS AND MINIATURES REOPENS AUGUST 1 New Exhibits and Experiences After $8 Million Renovation February 23, 2015 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures (T/m) ...

Catch up on the world of Insurgent with KCKPL

Feb. 23, 2015

625 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas 66101 News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/23/2015 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: Catch up on the world of Insurgent with KCKPL KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Jump on the Divergent craze before the next movie comes out with a little help from the Kansas City, ...

Randy Newman to Sing with Kansas City Symphony on June 10

Feb. 23, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Feb. 23, 2015 — Even if you don’t know the name Randy Newman, there’s a good chance you know his music. Best known for his Oscar-nominated theme song, “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” from the Pixar animated classic “Toy Story,” the singer, songwriter, pianist and composer will perform alongside the Kansas City Symphony at 7 ...

Win one of seven cars at the KC Auto Show March 4-8

Feb. 22, 2015

February 18, 2015...KANSAS CITY, Mo....Come to the Greater Kansas City International Auto Show March 4-8 at Bartle Hall to see the technology and styling of more than 500 new vehicles and if you’re lucky, win the keys to a new car! For the first time in Kansas City Auto Show history, you have the chance to win one of seven ...

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