Fall East Bottoms Bazaar on Friday 9/18

Sept. 11, 2015

Urban Provisions is pleased to present the fall edition of the East Bottoms Bazaar - a collaborative event hosted by the creative small businesses located at the intersection of Guinotte Avenue and Montgall Street. One part guerilla retail market, one part block party, the event’s core purpose is to support up and coming local artisans while promoting our slice of ...

Fit Formula Turns ONE - Get Stretchy. Get Sweaty. Get Happy

Sept. 11, 2015

Brookside’s boutique yoga and fitness studio, Fit Formula, is celebrating a sweaty, stretchy, and happy first year in business on September 26th. The anniversary, which will coincide with National Family Health and Fitness Day, will be three-tiered, including a family run, outdoor yoga, and post-workout mimosas in-studio. The day will begin with the Family Run at 8:00 am along the ...

Hotel Phillips Announces New Artist-in-Residence

Sept. 11, 2015

The historic Hotel Phillips, located in the heart of downtown Kansas City, is pleased to announce that Megan Gallant is the hotel’s next Artist in Residence for 2015-2016. Gallant began her residency September 1, 2015. Gallant’s work explores three themes in relationships: the relationship we have with our natural world, the relationship we have with ourselves, and the relationship we ...

63rd Historic Homes & Gardens Tour

Sept. 11, 2015

63rd Annual Lexington MO Historic Homes and Garden Tour First time ever Wentworth Military Academy's Hall of Honor is on TOUR. September 12 & 13 Open Saturday 10-4 , Sunday 12-4 The Worthington Home & Garden The Stiers Carriage House & Garden The Lloyd House & Garden The Berry/Bohling House The Russell House The Wentworth Campus and Hall of Honor ...

Big Brand Creative Meets Kansas City Small Business

Sept. 10, 2015

Skeet Hanks Joins EAG Advertising & Marketing’s Creative Team September 10, 2015 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – EAG Advertising & Marketing, Kansas City’s only advertising agency devoted to small business, announces the addition of Skeet Hanks to the position of Associate Creative Director. Hanks’ career spans over two decades, creating award-winning campaigns for such brands as Popeye’s Fried Chicken, French Market ...

39th Annual Central Avenue Parade will be on September 12th

Sept. 10, 2015

The Central Avenue Betterment Association (CABA) is proud to host the 39th Annual Central Avenue Parade this coming Saturday beginning at 11:00 a.m. The parade will begin at 18th Street and Central Avenue and finalize on 12th Street. The following participants are featured in this year’s parade: American GI Forum Truck w/music Bethel Neighborhood Center Central Middle School F L ...

ELCA congregations work to improve communities in Kansas City

Sept. 10, 2015

NEWS RELEASE September 11, 2015 ELCA congregations work to improve communities in Kansas City and beyond. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1700 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO is one of nearly 10,000 congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) participating in “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015 at 9:30 AM. Across the country, thousands of ELCA members are ...

Harrington takes position with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sept. 10, 2015

NEWS RELEASE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS BUILDING STRONG ® KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jonathan Harrington of Overland Park, Kan., has recently accepted a position with the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Harrington joins the Kansas City District from the U.S. Army Environmental Command. His new position will be as a project manager in the environmental branch. ...

Senior Star at Villa Ventura Receives Deficiency-Free Report From Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Sept. 10, 2015

Senior Star at Villa Ventura is proud to announce its assisted living program has been awarded a deficiency-free survey from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). DHSS is responsible for ensuring state licensed residential care facilities and assisted living communities comply fully with mandatory state regulations. The DHSS team conducts an unannounced visit to evaluate resident quality ...

Kansas Jewelry Designer Honors Lifelong Friend, Raises Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Sept. 10, 2015

Lu Knueven, owner and jewelry designer at Artistic Works by Lu, designed the first ovarian cancer awareness necklace as a surprise for her high school friend, Robyn Killeen of Audubon, Iowa, a 3-year and counting cancer survivor. For this year’s design Knueven wanted to do things a little different to honor Killeen by having her help design the “Break the ...

Kansas City Chess School Raising Funds to Support Youth Chess at Liberty Fall Festival

Sept. 10, 2015

The Kansas City Chess School, a non-profit organization of the Kansas City Chess Club, is raising money to support disadvantaged youth chess programs in the Kansas City area. The Kansas City Chess School educates many children in area school chess programs to include Liberty, North Kansas City, and Park Hill School Districts. During the Liberty Fall Festival, to be held ...

NYSAIS, Barstow’s HLC Create First Partnership Between Independent School Association and Online Consortium

Sept. 10, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sept. 8, 2015 — The Barstow School announced today that the prestigious New York Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) will work with the Hybrid Learning Consortium to create the first independent school association partnership providing online student courses and teacher professional development. Signed on Aug. 12, the three-year partnership will facilitate NYSAIS in supporting their association ...

September 18th Grand Opening Event Will Celebrate Opening of Two New CarterEnergy Facilities in Kansas

Sept. 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Amber Battle Marketing Analyst CarterEnergy 913-643-2300 (phone) 913-643-2323 (fax) amber.battle@carterenergy.com www.carterenergy.com OVERLAND PARK, KS (SEPTEMBER 10, 2015) – CarterEnergy invites customers, area fleets, and the media to join the opening celebration of its new Product Distribution Center (PDC) and of its first public fueling station (Cardlock) to offer Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The event will take ...

Westlake Ace Hardware Sponsors Make48 for the Second Event in a Row!

Sept. 10, 2015

Timed competitions never go out of style, because few things light the spark of our imaginations like an impending deadline. These days, hack-a-thons and startup weekends dominate our news feeds. What sets Make48™ apart? We’re about the development of physical consumer products. When we say we love witnessing ideas come to life right before our very eyes, we mean it. ...

Team Never Quit Presents: Marcus Luttrell’s Patriot Tour

Sept. 10, 2015

Marcus Luttrell’s 2015 Patriot Tour presented by Team Never Quit featuring Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle and fellow Veterans comes to Kansas City, MO on September 25, 2015 at The Folly Theater. Tickets are on sale now at www.patriottour.com. The Patriot Tour features retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle, former Navy SEAL David Goggins, retired staff sergeant Johnny “Joey” Jones, ...

A New Form of First Pressing: Kansas City based Vinyl Shirt Club delivers freshly pressed record store tees to member’s mailboxes monthly.

Sept. 10, 2015

The Vinyl Shirt Club, launching September 15th, gives vinyl record lovers yet another way to showcase their passion for analog music. The Kansas City based husband and wife team behind Vinyl Shirt Club are the first and only t-shirt club to ship record store tees. “Starting Vinyl Shirt Club has been a blast,” says Ashley Bailes. “The feedback has been ...

Women & Money Classes at Oak Park Library

Sept. 10, 2015

Women & Money Classes Offered at Johnson County Oak Park Neighborhood Library September 21 through October 19, 2015 Women of all ages are invited to enroll in the free Women & Money classes to be offered on Monday evenings from 6:00 to 7:30 PM, September 21 through October 19, 2015 at the Johnson County Oak Park Neighborhood Library located at ...

Improving Birth Rally

Sept. 9, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Mariah Chrans 913-486-8568 Date: September 9, 2015 Press Release Improving Birth Rally Kansas City, MO. - This week, thousands of women and families will gather at 85 locations around the country and Canada to call for more respectful treatment of women during childbirth, including their rights to full information and decision-making in their care. The rallies ...

Black Infant Mortality Awareness Walk

Sept. 9, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Mariah Chrans 913-486-8568 Date: September 9, 2015 Press Release Nurse Walks to Bring Attention to Black Infant Mortality Kansas City, MO. Last year, Sherry Payne RN set off to walk across the state of Missouri to bring attention to a silent epidemic: Black Infant Mortality. Across the US, the death rates for Black infants prior to ...

Kansas City brides break a sweat to fund weddings

Sept. 9, 2015

Kansas City couples will participate in the 5K Wedding Run on Sunday, Oct. 18, in downtown Lees Summit as an innovative way to pay for their weddings, get healthy, and support Brides Against Breast Cancer, a national nonprofit that provides resources to cancer patients and their families. Brides who are registered for the 5K also receive tickets to the Post-Race ...

Gender Treason: Exploring queer Kansas City through art

Sept. 9, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Ryan Wilks, Proprietor Wilks Painting ryan.wilks.k@gmail.com: Email (913) 952-2832, Business phone www.wilkspainting.com Kansas City, Mo. October 2015 – June 2016 Gender Treason: Exploring queer Kansas City through art “Gender Treason: The bravest act of defying culturally imposed stereotypes surrounding sexuality, sexual orientation and gender identity.” The Gender Treason project seeks to provide vulnerable insight into ...

Lively Horse Competition in Olathe at Heritage Park

Sept. 9, 2015

Lively Horse Competition in Olathe at Heritage Park Olathe, KS – October 10-11, 2015 – The Olympic Equestrian Sport of Eventing, is coming to Olathe, KS for the annual Heritage Park Horse Trials presented by the Mid-America Combined Training Association (MACTA)! Our Schedule for the weekend is as follows: Saturday, Oct. 10th 8:30am Dressage Phase Saturday, Oct. 10th 10:00 am ...

Blue Hills Contractor Incubator Launches Group Mentoring Program

Sept. 9, 2015

In October, the Blue Hills Contractor Incubator will launch their Group Mentoring Program. The purpose of the Blue Hills Contractor Incubator is to serve as a trusted source for guidance and resources for small and medium contracting firms in the Kansas City region by providing office space, training opportunities, and relationships that assist in developing and executing sustainable business practices ...

Anne Lindberg to Speak on Unique Installation in New Rockhurst Academic Building

Sept. 9, 2015

At 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, renowned artist Anne Lindberg will return to Kansas City to introduce and discuss the significance of the custom artwork she created to serve as the symbolic centerpiece of Rockhurst University’s new academic building, Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Hall. The presentation in the lobby of Arrupe Hall is part of the ongoing celebration for the ...

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