The Internet Loves The Message of Middle Aged Woman, Rapper, Hip Hop Style

Aug. 10, 2016

Local Poet and Performer, Rebecca Davis AKA Big B, “goes viral” with premier video Overland Park, Kansas July 27, 2016 Rebecca ‘Becca’ Davis has found a unique way to voice her feelings about love, loss and life circumstances through a series of uplifting and light-hearted poems to which every reader can relate. She “performs” these writings locally for small audiences, ...

Last Chance to See Butterflies and Dinosaurs at Night at Powell Gardens!

Aug. 10, 2016

Contact: Karen Case,, 816.697.2600 x236 Experience Powell Gardens after hours during the final Family Night of the season. An Evening with the Butterflies takes place from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, August 13, 2016. Guests will have access to the 20th Annual Festival of Butterflies--including an exclusive, guided experience in the tropical butterfly conservatory and the Monarch Watch Science Center--and the ...

DH Pace Listed at #71 of KC Business Journal’s Top 100 Area Private-Sector Employers

Aug. 10, 2016

The Kansas City Business Journal recently published the metro area’s top private sector employers. And this year, DH Pace is listed at number 71. The Journal ranks local private sector companies based on full time employees. Business Journal subscribers can review the entire list online. DH Pace Ranking Information Rank: 71 Name: DH Pace Company Inc. 1901 E. 119th St. ...

Olympics kicks off in Kansas City this Weekend to Support Domestic Violence Victims

Aug. 9, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo – KC Crew will be hosting the 2016 KC Olympics benefiting Hope House. This is all-day event on August 13 is being held on the grounds of the National World War I Museum and Memorial. Olympic Games include a kickball and volleyball tournament, and a pentathlon event featuring different tailgate-style events. First place teams in the games ...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Media briefings to kick off campaign to vote no on the retention of Kansas Supreme Court Justices

Aug. 9, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY Kansans for Justice August 9, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Toni Porter, 316-990-9983, Media briefings to kick off campaign to vote no on the retention of Kansas Supreme Court Justices Details: 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 10 Kansas Judicial Center 301 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS OR 3 p.m. Wednesday, August 10 Parents of Murdered Children Memorial Monument ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Earn Medals at Their Summer Olympic Games

Aug. 9, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 9, 2016) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents August 5 celebrated the Rio Summer Olympics with their own version of the games. The “Tallgrass Creek Summer Olympic Games” started in the swimming pool and continued throughout the day in locales around the retirement community’s campus. An Opening Ceremony – complete with residents carrying an Olympic torch ...


Aug. 9, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JAKE CLAYTON VISITS THE KC PET PROJECT Nashville, Tenn. (August 9, 2016)- Even with his new kick off to country music stardom as a solo artist, Jake still takes time out of his busy schedule to donate his time to many charities. On August 8, Jake visited the KC Pet Project in Kansas City, Missouri to stress ...

Inversion Immersion: Taking your Yoga practice Upside Down

Aug. 9, 2016

Come join the Amy Black, the former yoga specialist to Sporting KC and owner of Core Wellness Yoga, and the Athletic Club of Overland Park for a fun, playful, enlightening, and humbling introduction to taking things upside down in your yoga practice! For more information and to reserve your spot visit

Show and Tell on First Firday

Aug. 9, 2016

A group of artists and designers were invited to study a site in the city. In this exhibition, they Show and Tell what they found. Show and Tell is a conversation about the elements, individuals, and spaces that make up an urban environment. An specimen was chosen, the West Bottoms, and those involved were tasked with collecting data of whatever ...

Lone Jack Fire Protection District receives donation to save pets from fire

Aug. 9, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY August 11, 2016 LONE JACK FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT PETS TO BREATHE EASIER Local Fire Department to Receive Donated Pet Oxygen Masks WHAT: First Responders with the Lone Jack Fire Protection District are receiving a pet oxygen mask kit through a donation from Invisible Fence® Brand. They will be equipped with a mask after Thursday’s training session and demonstrations. ...

Acme Sign Company Provides Best Solution to Turn Your Business Logo into Effective Signage

Aug. 9, 2016

North Kansas City, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) August 9, 2016 - Acme Sign Company, a leading signage manufacturer in Kansas City offers a complete range of signage solutions through a dedication to quality and customer service. From design and researching building code requirements, to manufacturing and even financing, their expert professional assist you throughout the process. The spokesperson of the ...

Overland Park Chamber of Commerce to host golf tournament on September 8

Aug. 8, 2016

Overland Park, Kan., August 8, 2016 – The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual golf tournament on September 8 at Deer Creek Golf Club, 7000 West 133rd Street. The golf outing gives area business professionals the opportunity to meet and network with colleagues while enjoying a beautiful fall afternoon on the golf course. The event begins with ...

Park University’s Campanella Gallery Hosting Matt Krawcheck Exhibit

Aug. 8, 2016

Park University’s Campanella Gallery is hosting an exhibit of drawings and paintings by artist Matt Krawcheck through Friday, Sept. 9. Krawcheck’s exhibit, “A Retro(per)spective,” uses multiple “vanishing points” to launch visitors into the outer reaches of panoramic space. Ever since he learned about perspective from his middle school art teacher, Krawcheck has dreamed of one day visiting the vanishing point. ...

Overland Park Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations for 2017 Leadership class

Aug. 8, 2016

Overland Park, Kan., August 8, 2016 – The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce Foundation seeks nominations for its 2017 Leadership Overland Park (LOP) class, which begins in January. Nominations are due to the Chamber office by September 9, 2016. The LOP program educates motivated leaders about the community and prepares them to accept leadership roles. Criteria for class candidates includes ...

7th Annual Health and Back-to-School Fair — FREE Community Event!

Aug. 8, 2016

Press Release The Greater Mt. Zion Brotherhood Ministry and Southeast Community Center are sponsoring the 7th Annual Health & Back-To-School Fair on Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 9am to 2pm. This event will be held at the Southeast Community Center located at 4201 E. 63rd Street, KCMO 64130. This event is to help 500 children and families make a smooth ...

First Call Celebrates Recovery with National Author and Speaker Francine Ward

Aug. 8, 2016

First Call Celebrates Recovery with National Author and Speaker Francine Ward Mayor Sly James and Licia E. Clifton-James Chair the September 20 Event FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 8, 2016 Contact: Liz Gilbert, Director of Marketing & Communications P: 816-800-8060 E: Kansas City, MO – Celebrated author and speaker, Francine Ward is the keynote speaker for First Call's 6th ...


Aug. 8, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Blue Springs, MO, August 8, 2016 — Miller Theatres, your neighborhood theatre, is pleased to announce a Back-to-School Drive kick-off with a special pre-show family party at the Saturday, August 13 11:00am showing of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon. PLUS everyone who donates a school supply starting August 12 – September 1, 2016 will receive one FREE small popcorn.* ...

Gardens at Sunset Fundraiser to benefit Kansas City Community Gardens September 10th

Aug. 8, 2016

GARDENS AT SUNSET TICKETS AVAILABLE Kansas City, MO, – Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) is once again bringing its signature fundraising event to the beautiful Beanstalk Children’s Garden for an evening of music, food and drink, unique silent auction items, cooking demonstrations and more. The Gardens at Sunset Saturday, September 10, 2016 5:30 to 8:30pm Leanna Flandemeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden ...

President Truman Debates Hillary and The Donald at Tallgrass Creek

Aug. 8, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 8, 2016) – About 100 Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents July 20 were “Wild About Harry” when President Truman, accompanied by his wife Bess, visited their campus to debate Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. President Truman (aka Niel Johnson), Bess Truman (aka Nancy Cramer), Hillary Clinton (aka Heather Lawler) and Donald Trump (aka Joseph Fournier) participated ...

Quality Hill Academy Launches Founding School Year

Aug. 8, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO –Quality Hill Academy, launched by downtown charter school Crossroads Academy, held its first day of classes on Monday, August 8. Quality Hill Academy welcomed 186 students in grades K-3 in the newly remodeled Historic Virginia Hotel at 10th and Washington in Downtown Kansas City. Monday also marked the first day of school at Crossroads Academy, collectively the ...

Renner Supply Now Exhibits “Vintage Plus Garage Door Collection”

Aug. 8, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) August 8, 2016 - Recent study announced that "Garage doors are one of the wisest upgrades a homeowner can do in 2016. " According to the study, replacing an outdated garage door is not just affordable, but delivers one of the highest returns on investment when compared to the value of popular home renovation ...

Smokin Trackside BBQ and Brew Bash

Aug. 7, 2016

The aromas of I-35 Speedway are about to change this upcoming weekend, August 12 and 13, 2016. A normal aroma is the smell of racing fuel as the powerful engines of the racing machines take to the track on Saturday night. A new aroma will permeate the track beginning Friday as the smell of brisket, chicken, ribs, and pork cooking ...

World’s Last Remaining Lockheed Electra to Journey to Amelia Earhart Birthplace

Aug. 5, 2016

Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation News Release Aug. 5, 2016 Media Contact: Karen Seaberg,, 913-367-5823 (alternate: Jacque Pregont,, 913-426-3911) World’s Last Remaining Lockheed Electra to Journey to Amelia Earhart Birthplace Same model aircraft flown by Earhart will help tell famed pilot’s story in Kansas hometown ATCHISON, Kan. – On August 8, the last known remaining 1935 Lockheed Electra L-10E, ...

Tri-County Banquet to Feature Story of Recovery

Aug. 5, 2016

Tri-County Mental Health Services will hold its 26th annual banquet celebration at the Courtyard Marriott of Kansas City at Briarcliff on Monday, Aug. 22. Tri-County will dedicate the evening to recognizing those that have made a significant impact within the behavioral health field. The highlight of the evening will be Keynote Speaker Tracey Helton Mitchell. A recovering heroin addict, Mitchell ...

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