Local Author is Recipient of MO Humanities Award

March 20, 2014

For Distinguished Literary Achievement through writing and illustrating her series of historical non-fiction books for children, Cheryl Harness of Independence, MO will be awarded the 2014 Missouri Humanities Award in a May 17, 2014 ceremony at St. Louis, MO. For further information, contact: www.mohumanities.org

Gumdrop Books Donates New Books to Reach Out & Read in Kansas City

March 20, 2014

Bethany, MO - On March 14, almost 5,000 new books were delivered to a warehouse in Kansas City where the local Reach Out & Read Program prepares for their spring “Hooked on Books” book drive distribution. Pam Fitzgerald, Office Manager and a member of the family who owns and operates Gumdrop Books headquartered in Bethany, Missouri, organized the donation. “I ...

Park Universitys School of Business Ranked Best for Vets

March 20, 2014

Parkville, Mo.—March 20, 2014 — Park University’s School of Business has been selected the No. 8 “Best for Vets” business school in the country by Military Times magazine, earning a top 10 designation for the second year in a row. In addition, as a part of the rankings, Park was one of only three schools to receive four stars out ...

Local author Ruth Campos to speak at Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

March 20, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Local author Ruth Campos will give a talk at the South Branch of the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library on April 29 at 6:00 pm. She will be speaking about her brand new book My Journey in Faith. Campos has roots in the Argentine community and is a former teacher at Sumner Academy. Her book promises ...

Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors Presents Bad Stuff in our Houses

March 20, 2014

Kansas City, Missouri – Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors will present Bad Stuff in our Houses taking place at Ward Parkway Shopping Center on Tuesday May 8th featuring Kyle Gunion from Titan Environmental Services. When you deal in houses, whether to flip, rehab, rent or to live in there are so many things that we need to know about ...

Institute of Museum and Library Services to Feature Mid-Continent Public Library Finalist for the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

March 20, 2014

The Institute of Museum and Library Services will feature National Medal for Museum and Library Service finalist Mid-Continent Public Library and their many services to our community on their Facebook page on Tuesday, March 25. The National Medal, the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to the community. Finalists are chosen because of their significant and ...

Gumdrop Books Donates New Books to Reach Out & Read in Kansas City

March 20, 2014

On March 14, almost 5,000 new books were delivered to a warehouse in Kansas City where the local Reach Out & Read Program prepares for their spring “Hooked on Books” book drive distribution. Pam Fitzgerald, Office Manager and a member of the family who owns and operates Gumdrop Books headquartered in Bethany, Missouri, organized the donation. “I saw it on ...

Liberty North Band Boosters Hosts Jazz & Java

March 20, 2014

Maureen Hudson Liberty North Band Boosters libertynorthband@gmail.com 816-510-8205 ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Liberty North Band Boosters Host Jazz & Java The Liberty North Band Boosters will host Jazz & Java on Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the South Valley Middle School Complex, 100 Midjay Drive, Liberty, Missouri. The annual event will feature jazz band performances ...

New Art in the Park program for young children and parents offered on April 16 & 23

March 19, 2014

Young children and a parent can meet new friends, play in the park, and make an art project during a new program being offered twice in mid-April by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Art in the Park is the name of this program, which is for ages one to five with a parent. Participants will meet in the ...

Prepare for summer swimming with new spring stroke clinic beginning April 13

March 19, 2014

The Stingrays Swim Team has previously been strictly a summer program, but a new offering beginning in mid-April will give youth a chance to improve in advance of the summer swim season. Jump into Spring with the Stingrays is the name of this new Johnson County Park & Recreation District offering, which is for ages five through 18 and will ...

Trucks and Big Rigs for Kids event returns to The Theatre in the Park on April 12

March 19, 2014

A popular special event which lets kids get an up-close look at big rigs, tractors, and all types of equipment will be returning to the Theatre in the Park in Shawnee Mission Park on April 12. The event is called Trucks and Big Rigs for Kids and will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, ...

New Easter Bunny Hide and Seek event is April 12 at Shawnee Mission Park

March 19, 2014

Bring your family and come solve a series of clues left by the Easter Bunny to find a grand prize during a new special event in Shawnee Mission Park being presented by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event is called Easter Bunny Hide and Seek and will take place beginning at noon on Saturday, April 12. Participants ...

New Thrill Seekers’ Day of Thrills event set for April 5 at TimberRidge Adventure Center

March 19, 2014

The TimberRidge Adventure has everything a thrill seeker is looking for: a climbing wall, archery, a zip line, canoeing, hiking, fishing, and more. Take advantage of a new special event being planned at this facility in early April by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event is called the Thrill Seekers' Day of ...

Impressionist Irish Master Painter Hugh O’Neill to give workshop in KC

March 19, 2014

For Immediate Release Contact: Barbara Knauf or Loreta Feeback c/o Images Art Gallery 913.232.7113 or 816.569.2416 Overland Park, Kansas. - International Impressionist Master Artist Painter Hugh O’Neill from Ireland and the Palm Beaches of Florida will be conducting a 3-day Spring Painting Workshop in Kansas City from April 23 through April 25 of this year, near the Plaza area. Master ...

Westhill House Highgate Consulting Rooms Sleep Therapy Can Change Bad Memories

March 19, 2014

Westhill House Highgate Consulting Rooms is located in West Hill House, a quiet building in Swain's Lane, set back from the road. Swain's Lane is one of Highgate's most charming streets. It is within 50 metres of Hampstead Heath and with easy access to bus, train and underground. Local restaurants and cafés add to the friendly, village atmosphere. We’ve had ...

Filmmakers raise their voice for positive change in Kansas City youth

March 18, 2014

Northpass Media, in conjunction with Youth Ambassadors released "We Are Somebody" today, a short documentary about the challenges and situations that many Kansas City youth face on a daily basis. The film is a collection of stories written and voiced by kids that live in some of Kansas City’s toughest neighborhoods. Different from you and I only in circumstances and ...

THE VILLAGE COOPERATIVE, A 62+ SENIOR HOUSING COOPERATIVE, IS COMING TO LEE’S SUMMIT

March 18, 2014

Lee’s Summit, MO – On Wednesday, March 26th the Village Cooperative of Lee’s Summit, a senior housing cooperative, will host an informational housing workshop at 1:00pm at the Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO. The workshop will provide information on senior cooperative housing and the proposed cooperative planned for Lee’s Summit. The informational workshop will ...

MU Health System to Receive AAMC Clinical Care Innovation Award

March 18, 2014

COLUMBIA, Mo. ? The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently announced that the University of Missouri Health System has been selected as an AAMC Clinical Care Innovation Challenge Award winner. The award recognizes AAMC member teaching hospitals and medical schools that have implemented or are developing programs to address clinical care innovations, including new delivery, payment and training models, ...

Illuminated

March 18, 2014

Illuminated Opening First Friday’s, April 4th, 2014 7-9 PM Lacy Voight April 4th – May 1st, 2014 Outpost Worldwide, 1919 Baltimore, Kansas City, MO 64108 The HALO Foundation and OutPost Worldwide announce the opening of Illuminated, a photography and multi-media exhibit featuring the work of local photographer Lacy Voight and international HALO youth. From rural villages in India, to slums ...

The Eldridge Announces Comedy Caravan at The Eldridge in The Big 6 Room

March 18, 2014

Lawrence, Kansas – On Friday, April 4, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. The Eldridge invites you for a night of continuous laughter until your side hurts with The Comedy Caravan at The Eldridge in the Big 6 room. This hysterical night is the first of many that will hit The Eldridge hotel. The Comedy Caravan at The Eldridge is hosting two ...

Claridge Court Announces Leon Bahlmann As New Executive Chef

March 18, 2014

Leon Bahlmann is the new executive chef at Claridge Court senior living community in Prairie Village. Bahlmann is well known throughout the Kansas City area, with a culinary background that includes experience at Café Trio, Café Maison, Frondizi’s Ristorante, Plaza III Steakhouse and Ritz-Carlton. At Claridge Court, Bahlmann is responsible for creating inventive, upscale menus and dishes for the community’s ...

Patrick Euston Named Business Development Officer at Heartland Retirement Plan Services

March 18, 2014

Merriam, KS, March 18, 2014 — Patrick Euston has been named Business Development Officer for Heartland Retirement Plan Services, based at Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust Company in Merriam, Kansas. As an adviser to clients in Kansas City and Northeast Kansas, Euston will build on 10 years’ experience in the retirement and employee benefits industry. Euston will be based ...

Free coffee and donuts for construction crews from Metal Panels Inc. and KFKF

March 18, 2014

Metal Panels Inc. starts radio contest offering free coffee & donuts for construction crew winners. Metal Panels Inc., manufacturer of metal panels and accessories, has started a radio contest to reward construction crews around the Kansas City area. The contest, jointly created with Country station KFKF, gives listeners the opportunity to call in for a chance to win coffee, donuts ...

Kansas City’s Rachel Crown in Master of Art Education Thesis Exhibition

March 18, 2014

MCA Announces Graduate Art Education Thesis Exhibition MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis College of Art announces the opening of the 2014 Graduate Art Education Thesis Exhibition, which will take place March 12 through April 5 in the Hyde Gallery of the Nesin Graduate School, 477 S. Main St. A reception for the exhibition will be held on Friday, March 28 from ...


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