Dec. 6, 2014

The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council is shocked and saddened by the recent attack at the Somali Center of Kansas City, which resulted in the death of 15-year-old Abdisamad “Adam” Sheikh Hussain. We applaud the quick response of law enforcement units, which are investigating this incident as a possible hate crime. There is evidence that the community had been dealing ...

Former Kansas Citian and Author La’Verne Washington Releases new e-novel.

Dec. 5, 2014

Former Kansas Citian, recording artist and vocalist La'Verne Washington, has now added "Author' to her title of accomplishments. Her first e-novel, "Angel's of Dupont Circle", was recently published and released. La'Verne's new e-book, a murder, mystery thriller is a book that takes place in the 1980's. It features 2 African-American women Detectives attempting to solve the murders of homeless people ...

Ferrellgas Collects Items for Winter Coat Drive

Dec. 5, 2014

For immediate release Contact: Merle Edington, Director of Operations, Ferrellgas, 913-236-5656 Ferrellgas Collects Items For Winter Coat Drive KANSAS CITY, KAN. (Dec. 5, 2014)—For 75 years, Ferrellgas has provided propane service to homes, farms, and businesses in our community and across the nation. With the help of local residents, Ferrellgas plans to deliver more than just propane this holiday season. ...

Small Change Adds Up to Big Results for Cancer Research

Dec. 5, 2014

Media Contacts: Catie Jackson Jessica Dinon Rebekah Wells Pierson Grant Public Relations Olive Garden The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (954) 776-1999, x236 (407) 245-4336 (913) 262-1515 SMALL CHANGE ADDS UP TO BIG RESULTS FOR CANCER RESEARCH Students in Kansas and Missouri participated in Pasta for Pennies presented by Olive Garden and benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society SHAWNEE MISSION, Kan. ...

AWG announces promotion of David Smith

Dec. 5, 2014

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. ANNOUNCES Promotion KANSAS CITY, KS (December 4, 2014) Associated Wholesale Grocers Effective January 4, 2015, David Smith will be promoted to Executive Vice President of Division Operations, reporting to Jerry Garland, President and Chief Executive Officer. In his new role David will have responsibility for AWG Operations, Corporate Distribution, Corporate Services and IT. David has been ...

Park University Department of Nursing to Host Accreditation Site Review

Dec. 5, 2014

Park University’s Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing will host a site review for initial accreditation of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Interested parties are invited to meet the ACEN site visit team and share comments about the program during a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 3:30 p.m. ...

Cedar Crest Lodge - Kansas B&B Wins National Award!

Dec. 4, 2014

Cedar Crest Lodge CHOSEN AS TOP 10 HIDDEN ESCAPES BY BEDANDBREAKFAST.COM ??Pleasanton, Kansas, December 3, 2014 -- Matt & Laura Cunningham, 913-352-6533, Cedar Crest Lodge in Pleasanton, Kansas has been selected as a Top 10 Hidden Escape by®. Cedar Crest Lodge is recognized as a top inn around the world providing the best travel experience in this category. ...

Keane Insurance Group Adds to Sales Team with Two New Brokers

Dec. 4, 2014

Kansas City, MO (December 4, 2014) – Keane Insurance Group has hired Ben Wise and Kate Sappington as brokers specializing in medical professional liability insurance and disability insurance for physicians. Sappington will focus on the Kansas City area as well as multiple states in the Midwest and Wise will be responsible for new business growth in the Southeast region, working ...

Area resident presents at writing center conference

Dec. 4, 2014

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Morningside College) –Morningside College student Hannah Hecht, daughter of Scott and Shelley Hecht of Lansing, Kan., recently presented at the International Writing Centers Association conference in Orlando, Fla. Hecht is a 2011 graduate of Lansing High School. She is a senior English major at Morningside who is completing an internship as assistant director of the Morningside College ...

Jackson County Extension Council seeks member nominations

Dec. 4, 2014

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – The University of Missouri Extension Council of Jackson County is seeking nominations and/or applications to serve on the county council for a two-year term beginning Feb. 27, 2014. Each candidate must reside in Jackson County, be an active member in good standing, and agree to accept the responsibility of council membership. An online election will be ...

b.Legal Marketing Expands with New Co-Owner, Director of Strategy

Dec. 4, 2014

Kansas City, MO – b.Legal Marketing is excited to announce the expansion of its leadership team with a new co-owner and Director of Strategy: Stina Hergott. b.Legal Marketing was founded by attorney Chris Brown in January of 2014 to serve attorneys and law firms looking to grow their firms with the help of experts who understand the unique set of ...

M. Jenise Comer of Missouri Elected President-Elect of ASWB 2015 Board of Directors

Dec. 4, 2014

M. Jenise Comer of Missouri has been elected president-elect of the 2015 Board of Directors of the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). The election was held during the association’s Annual Meeting of the Delegate Assembly November 13-15 in Boise, Idaho. Comer received her MSW from the University of Kansas and was grandfathered as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in ...

Public Invited to Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at MNU Jan. 20

Dec. 4, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- MidAmerica Nazarene University’s 9th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration will be held Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., at College Church of the Nazarene at 2020 E. Sheridan in Olathe. The public is invited to join students, faculty, staff and community leaders at this free event. The featured speaker is retired Olathe businessman and ...


Dec. 4, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/3/14 Contact: Kathy Broniecki Hiland Dairy O: (402) 558-0637 C: (402) 740-2254 Consumers are invited to upload their holiday cookie recipes in order to win prize packages. SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (November 3, 2014) – For the second year in a row, Hiland Dairy is rolling out its “Hiland for the Holidays” cookie contest on its website, ...

JJ’s Electric to join Good Energy Solutions, Inc.

Dec. 4, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JJ's Electric to join Good Energy Solutions, Inc. ?Lawrence, KS – December 4, 2014 Good Energy Solutions, Inc. and JJ's Electric, two locally owned and operated businesses of Lawrence, KS, have joined forces and will work together to provide quality renewable energy and electrical services to the central US region. Under the terms of the agreement, Good ...

Reflections Show Opens at KCAC

Dec. 4, 2014

Kansas City Artist’s Coalition Reflections, a series of prints by Karen Schory December 12, 2014 through January 16, 2015 Opening Reception on Friday, December 12, 2014 starting at 6:00 pm. Kansas City Artist’s Coalition 201 Wyandotte Kansas City, Missouri 64105 816.421.5222 Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Gladstone Family Dental Group Assesses Smiles and Then Improves Them

Dec. 4, 2014

Gladstone, MO -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/04/2014 -- Remember when cosmetic dentistry seemed to be only for the rich and famous? Today, with up-to-date techniques and newly developed materials, anyone can have a movie star smile. Fixing a gap from a missing tooth, re-aligning crooked teeth or repairing a broken tooth can be a life-changing event for an individual. Cosmetic dentistry ...

New Year’s Eve Kansas City 2015- Midnight Rodeo

Dec. 4, 2014

Biggest and Best Country New Year's Eve Party in Kansas City Midnight Rodeo Downtown Kansas City Tickets and Info at 5 HOUR UNLIMITED PREMIUM OPEN BARS 8pm – 1:30am | December 31, 2014 All Tickets are All-Inclusive – 5 Hours of Unlimited Fully Stocked Premium Bars! LIVE Country Music! Entertainment featuring Country Star Travis Marvin and DJ Mr. Kristopher! ...

Kansas City New Year’s Eve 2015 - NYE at The Temple V

Dec. 4, 2014

Kansas City's Biggest and Best New Year's Eve NYE at The Temple V 2015 Downtown Kansas City 12.31.14 8:00pm – 2:30am Tickets and full details: 6 HOUR UNLIMITED PREMIUM OPEN BARS – BEST IN KANSAS CITY “One of the best NYE parties in the country” 10 MASSIVE OPEN BARS 5-6 hrs Unlimited Premium Drinks Included Yearly Sell Out 2,000+ ...


Dec. 4, 2014

December 4, 2014 KANSAS CITY, MO – Christmas is arriving daily at Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph. The community is responding generously to our call for gifts and donations to the Christmas Shining Star program. With continued support during the next week, Catholic Charities will meet its goal of providing toys, food and clothing to more than 1,700 children, ...

Feeding the Hungry and Rewarding Excellence at the American Royal Junior Premium Livestock Auction

Dec. 4, 2014

Feeding the Hungry and Rewarding Excellence at the American Royal Junior Premium Livestock Auction December 3, 2014 - Kansas City – American Royal supporters generated more than 25,000 lbs. of meat donated to local charities along with rewarding youth exhibitors for championship animals at the association’s annual Junior Premium Livestock Auction (JPLA) on October 26. Most of the meat from ...


Dec. 3, 2014

Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors (MAREI) announces real estate investment events scheduled to take place on Tuesday the 13th of January and the 24th of January 2015 at the Holiday Inn & Suites Overland Park West. The first event set for the 13th of January will take place from 6.00pm to 9.00pm while that on the 34th will run ...

H&R Block Foundation to Sponsor Inner City Youth Program Chess Tournament Series

Dec. 3, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE H&R Block Foundation to Sponsor Inner City Youth Program Chess Tournament Series High Aspirations Mentoring Program, Serving African American Males Ages Eight to 18, Gets New Tournament Sponsor KANSAS CITY, MO, [12-3-2014] --- High Aspirations, a local youth mentoring program for African American young men ages 8-18 has a new sponsor for their chess tournament series for ...

Business Basics 4 Boomers: Answers for Persons 50+ Interested in Starting a Business

Dec. 3, 2014

Contact: Karen Hostetler, Next Chapter Kansas City Director Shepherd's Center of Kansas City, Kansas Phone: (913) 485-0975 (cell) Email: The Workforce Development and Entrepreneurship Center at Kansas City Kansas Community College, AARP in Kansas City, and Next Chapter Kansas City, a program of Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City, Kansas, have joined together to offer “Business Basics 4 Boomers” on ...

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