Pooches and Pies day trip set for Sept. 9

Aug. 20, 2014

Travel to a small town in north-central Kansas to visit two very different but interesting businesses during an early September day trip being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The trip is called Pooches and Pies. Participants will journey to Washington, Kansas, which is located north of Junction City near the Nebraska ...

Sept. 5 is registration deadline for Girls on the Run track program for grades 3-5

Aug. 20, 2014

Educating and preparing girls in grades three through five for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living is the goal of a track program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program is called Girls on the Run. Using a well-researched curriculum, the program teaches life lessons through fun interactive games combined with training for a ...

SFS Architecture Announces Plans for New Crossroads Office

Aug. 20, 2014

Contact: Carol Martin Tracy Telephone: 816/474-1397 Email: cmtracy@sfsarch.com Kansas City, MO – After celebrating 40 years of performance driven design in 2013, SFS is poised for continued long-term success with a growing client base and diversity of projects, an expanding staff and plans for a new office in the Crossroads District. Since its founding, the firm’s client-focused process has resulted ...

Longtime USD 204 Teacher Earns City’s Highest Honor

Aug. 20, 2014

For immediate release: August 19, 2014 Longtime Bonner Springs High School Teacher to Receive City’s Highest Honor Bonner Springs, KS – Chris Wood, a Language Arts teacher who has served 47 years with Bonner Springs High School, will be honored for her contributions to the community. Wood has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the Marion Vaughn Community Service ...

See your health in a new light: free seminars!

Aug. 20, 2014

Learn how light perception by our eyes plays a critical role in health and how brain function and patterns of light exposure profoundly affect health with renowned speaker, Patricia Turner, MD, FAAO. “How daily light exposure and ocular aging affect health and longevity.” Tuesday, September 9th, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., at the KU Eye Center, 7400 State Line Road, ...

MIssourian Returns as Featured Artist at St. Louis Art Fair

Aug. 19, 2014

Erickson Woodworking Launching New Site, Brand Attending St. Louis Art Fair Erickson Woodworking, maker of museum level, highly functional handcrafted chairs and furnishings, is looking forward to the St. Louis Art Fair, September 5-7, 2014. “We explored the city almost 30 years ago as a family. We all visited the beautiful park named after my mother's great-grandfather, Greensfelder Park” comments ...

The American Marketing Association of Kansas City announces Board of Directors for 2014-15

Aug. 19, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – Aug. 19, 2014) - The American Marketing Association of Kansas City (AMA-KC) announced its board of directors for 2014-15. This year’s members include: President, Emily Esparza (Blacktop) President-Elect/Development Vice President, Alma Azuara (Sprint) Secretary/Collegiate Relations Vice President, Brian Buckler (Avila University) Treasurer/Special Programs Vice President, Mary K. Florence (Daystar West Consulting) Programming Vice President, Manon Eilts ...

Kansas City wins vote to host the 74th World Science Fiction Convention, MidAmeriCon II, in 2016

Aug. 19, 2014

PRESS RELEASE #1 Kansas City wins vote to host the 74th World Science Fiction Convention, MidAmeriCon II, in 2016 MidAmeriCon II, The 74th World Science Fiction Convention Kansas City, MO August 17-21, 2016 press@midamericon2.org www.midamericon2.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 19, 2014 London, UK - Kansas City, Missouri, has won the right to host the 74th World Science Fiction Convention ...

Party for the Paws - A Zumba Benefit for Great Plains SPCA

Aug. 19, 2014

Come dance your tails off at the Party for the Paws! Area Zumba instructors will get you movin' and groovin' as you support our furry friends in need. If you love animals and Zumba, this event is for you! Entry donation of $20 (cash or check) and $1 for each additional raffle ticket. Raffle prizes are from area donors such ...

Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Women’s Equality Day

Aug. 19, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 BY: Shatara Seymour EMAIL: shatara.r.seymour.civ@mail.mil FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – In honor of the 94th anniversary of women’s right to vote, Fort Leonard Wood is slated to host a Women’s Equality Day observance at 11:30 a.m., Aug. 26 in the Engineer Regimental Room of the John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex ...

League of Women Voters Celebrating Women’s Equality Week Aug. 24-30

Aug. 18, 2014

Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 18, 2014—The League of Women Voters of Kansas City, Clay, Jackson and Platte Counties has joined with 14 other sponsoring organizations to draw attention to U.S. women’s suffrage, women’s roles, issues and challenges through the third annual Women’s Equality Week Aug. 24-30. The umbrella organization, Women’s Equality Greater Kansas City, has organized activities around pay equality, ...

Direct Sellers/Vendor’s Event

Aug. 18, 2014

The Lawson Assembly of God will host a direct sellers and craft vendors event on Saturday, September 20, 9 am to 5 pm. Products will range from your favorite retail and home party companies, comic books, and one-of-a-kind items from an array of crafters. Those taking a missions trip in February of 2015 will be hosting this event. Proceeds from ...

Best Lawyers in America© Names Two Ogletree Deakins Attorneys to 2015 List

Aug. 18, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – August 18, 2014 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, announced today that two attorneys from the firm’s Kansas City office were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015. The 2015 list was compiled based on ...

Entrepreneurs Use WIBO Program as a Path to Economic Independence

Aug. 18, 2014

Kansas City has become a hotbed of entrepreneurs and startups thanks to support from local organizations and programs like the Greater KC Chamber’s Big 5 Initiative to become “America’s Most Entrepreneurial City.” One program that is gaining support and traction is the Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO) that began in Harlem, NY in 1966 and has since graduated nearly 20,000 ...

KJWW named a Top 100 Green Design Firm

Aug. 18, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO. ? KJWW Engineering Consultants ranks among Engineering News Magazine’s 2014 Top 100 Green Design Firms. The Top 100, based on revenue, is generated from ENR’s annual Green Building survey. The survey ranks contractors and design firms on projects registered with and seeking certification from national or international 3rd-party green organizations’ standards, such as the U.S. Green Building ...

Colliers International Announces Recent Transactions

Aug. 18, 2014

Kansas City, Missouri (August 18, 2014) – Colliers International, a leading global real estate services and investment firm, today announced the following transactions. Sales (July 21, 2014) Jay Wolfe Automotive sold a 15,557 square foot retail building on 3.88 acres of land located at 1500 NW South Outer Road, Blue Springs, Missouri to UAP Properties, LLC. Mark Arensberg of Colliers ...

Students and Video Games

Aug. 18, 2014

Contact: Ian Higgs Phone: 816-529-7790 e-mail: HSEL.org@gmail.com HIGH SCHOOL e-SPORTS LEAGUE TO HOST THREE MONTH TOURNAMENT PROGRAM Kansas City, MO - Beginning Saturday, October 4th, High School students in the Kansas City metro area will rally at the MoKan Winter Program. Participation in the region's first e-gaming tournament will bring together students and video gaming in a controlled competitive environment. ...

Delden Donates Garage Door Opener

Aug. 18, 2014

Delden Manufacturing Company Inc. of Kansas City, MO is happy to have donated a Garage Door Opener to a silent auction benefiting local youth. The funds raised from all items went to pay for uniforms and equipment for the Monsters, an 8-year-old football team of the Blue Springs Sports Association. This auction took place August 2, 2014. Delden is a ...

Yes Attitude” Workshop

Aug. 18, 2014

Best selling author, speaker, and success habits coach Erik Swanson will be presenting at KC Businesses on August 26th. The group meets every Tuesday at 9:00 at the Winsteads off 103rd and Metcalf. More information can be found at http://www.meetup.com/KCBusinesses. Erik will be presenting his Yes Attitude Workshop. He will be sharing tools on topics such as: - Master the ...


Aug. 18, 2014

The ARENA showcase, held at Haw Contemporary August 30th, is a one-night event announcing ARENA’s place in the Kansas City and global art scenes. ARENA has curated a network of 40 artists, curators and designers, many of whom demonstrate fresh perspectives never before seen in Kansas City. Each artist has prepared a small series of works that represent his or ...

A Night of Courage and Recovery with NBA Guard Chris Herren

Aug. 18, 2014

A Night of Courage and Recovery with NBA Guard Chris Herren Coach Kim Anderson Honorary Chair of First Call’s 4th Annual Celebration Evening Thursday, August 14, 2014 For Immediate Release: Contact: Liz Gilbert, Dir. of Marketing & Communications P: 816-800-4060 C: 415-269-8107 E: lgilbert@firstcallkc.org “No one sets out to be an addict. No one sets out to ruin their life ...

First Call Offers Condolences and Help In Reaction to the Suicide of Robin Williams

Aug. 18, 2014

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 For Immediate Release: Contact: Liz Gilbert, Dir. of Marketing & Communications P: 816-800-4060 C: 415-269-8107 E: lgilbert@firstcallkc.org Kansas City, MO -- "We send our deepest sympathies to family, friends and anyone impacted by the death of Robin Williams," said Molly O'Neill, President & CEO of First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery. "We have seen so many ...

3rd Annual KC Yoga Festival coming to Convention Center

Aug. 18, 2014

Contact: Leah Morgan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: (816) 213-1014 kcyogafest@gmail.com MC YOGI MAKES HIS KC DEBUT AT THE 3RD ANNUAL KANSAS CITY YOGA FESTIVAL All Kansas City Yogis will converge on the KC Convention Center Kansas City, MO- Two local yoga studio owners, Angie Eckenroth and Leah Morgan are excited to bring the yoga community together for a third year ...

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