New Walking Bingo event for 50 Plus set for Sept. 9 in Antioch Park

Aug. 17, 2016

B-4 you sit down to play bingo, why not get N-2 in a more active version of the classic game during a special event being presented in early September by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This event is called Walking Bingo, and will take place in Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam. Participants will ...

Moths in the Moonlight event is Sept. 9 in Ernie Miller Park

Aug. 17, 2016

Like a moth to a flame, you can be drawn into the secret lives of moths during a special event set for Friday, Sept. 9, at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park, 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Now is its fourth year, this event, called Moths in the Moonlight, is for children ages seven and ...

Take part in Grape Harvest during 50 Plus day trip on Sept. 8

Aug. 17, 2016

Enjoy a day in the vineyards at the family-owned Somerset Ridge Winery near Louisburg during a day trip being planned in early September by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program is called Grape Harvest Wonders and will take participants to meet Somerset owners Dennis and Cindy Reynolds who will share their passion ...

YCS® Group, LLC Appoints David Haupt as Vice President of Digital Business and Product Development

Aug. 17, 2016

Haupt brings more than 22 years of industry experience to YCS Group leadership team KANSAS CITY, MO. – August 16, 2016 – YCS® Group LLC, the nation’s largest mobile solutions provider of digital consumer benefits, today announced the appointment of David Haupt to the role of Vice President of Digital Business and Product Development. “David has unique blend of experiences ...

Four KC Charities to Benefit from Rhythm ‘N Balloons Festival

Aug. 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Kansas City, MO – Rhythm ‘n Balloons will donate a portion of procedes from its 3-day music and hot air baloon festival to four (4) local charities. Recipients are: Warriors Ascent, Turn the Page KC, The Next Step Program (American Stroke Foundation) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). “Holding an event this large allows us ...

Kelly’s 39th Annual Shillelagh Open Golf Tournament

Aug. 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 12, 2016 Contact: Rusty Menaugh, Communications & Special Events Manager Phone: 816-472-0760 Email: Kansas City, MO, August 12, 2016 – The Kelly’s 39th Annual Shillelagh Open Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, September 26, 2016, Shotgun start 11:00 a.m. at the Swope Memorial Golf Course. It is a benefit for the Welcome House Sober ...

New 108-Apartment Home Residence Building is Under Construction at Tallgrass Creek

Aug. 16, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 16, 2016) – Hummingbird Square, a new 108-apartment home residence building now under construction at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, is scheduled to open in summer 2017. Hummingbird Square will feature 17 unique floor plans, including seven never-before-seen designs. It will have outdoor space options (patios and balconies) and underground parking. Each apartment home in Hummingbird Square ...

City places focus on serving Gardner military members

Aug. 16, 2016

(Gardner, Kan.) – Serving local military members and their families has become an increasingly important priority for the City of Gardner. This growing interest coincides with the national Joining Community Forces initiative, which focuses on community-level efforts to support military members and strengthen the local military community. In response, the city has developed a local Joining Community Forces page on ...

Unbound Receives Charity Navigator’s 4-Star Rating, Ranks Among Highest-Rated Child Sponsorship Organizations in U.S.

Aug. 16, 2016

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Unbound has received a 4-star rating, the highest available, from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, which rates about 8,000 charities nationwide. Unbound is one of two child sponsorship organizations to receive a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and the only child sponsorship organization to receive CharityWatch’s highest rating, an A+. The organization also meets ...

Mental Health Classes for Families Begin in September

Aug. 16, 2016

NAMI will offer 4 locations for its Family-to-Family Education Program in September, 2016. NAMI Family-to-Family is a free 12-session education program for family caregivers of adults living with mental illness. Mental illness includes major depression, major anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia. The course provides a broad perspective that will help parents, spouses, ...


Aug. 16, 2016

Overland Park, KS – Aug. 16, 2016 – Michael Watson, named “Business Person of the Year” last spring by the Halifax, Va., County Chamber of Commerce and described as a “managerial mainstay” at the South Boston, Va., Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, has relocated his outstanding leadership skills to Kansas as newly-appointed general manager of the Fairfield Inn & ...

Small Local Buisness Expands to Second Site

Aug. 16, 2016

Small local buisness owner, Bob Hamilton, broke ground today for a second shop in the Overland Park area after months of working with the city, architects, engineers, and management team. The shop will feature a full service warehouse and hub for 74 technicians offering mobile plumbing, heating, AC, and rooter services to the KC Metro. Bob Hamilton got his start ...


Aug. 15, 2016

Industry Leaders, Staff Laud Founder of Delden Manufacturing, Renner Supply and Garage Door Group. (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) Elmer "Gene" Renner, regarded by many as a "founding father" of the modern garage door industry, passed away May 7, 2016 at the age of 88. Renner was founder of Delden Manufacturing and Renner Supply, two leading companies in the garage door distribution ...

Delden Named in Top 150 Kansas City Area Private Companies

Aug. 15, 2016

Continuing a tradition of growth and quality service since our founding in 1964, Delden Manufacturing was recognized recently in the "Top 150 Area Private Companies" list by the Kansas City Business Journal. Delden clocked in at number 147 with $23.33 million in revenue for 2015, an uptick over 2014's $22.87 million. Delden's business description was listed as "installation and distribution ...

Fourteen Brown & James Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017

Aug. 15, 2016

August 15, 2016 -- Brown & James, P.C. is pleased to announce that fourteen lawyers have been listed in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The fourteen Brown & James lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 include six lawyers listed in multiple practice ...

Langsford Park Dedication

Aug. 15, 2016

Langsford Park was dedicated on Wednesday, August 10. In attendance were representatives from the Langsford & Cox families (Brad & Sandy Cox and children, “Buck” Langsford), members from City Council (Diane Forte, Rob Binney, Trish Carlyle), Mayor Randy Rhoads, representatives from Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation (Administrator Tom Lovell, Assistant Administrator Joe Snook, Superintendent of Administration Carole Culbertson, Superintendent of ...

???American Central Transport Names Phil Wilt as New President/COO

Aug. 15, 2016

(Liberty, MO) -- American Central Transport (ACT) has named Phil Wilt as its new President, adding the title to his existing role as Chief Operating Officer. He will replace current President Tom Kretsinger, who will become ACT's Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. "Phil has been a part of our management team for many years and I have ...

The KU Sport Psychology Lab and Children International Partner to Create a Caring Sports Environment for Kids

Aug. 15, 2016

Kansas City, MO (August 15, 2016) The University of Kansas Sport and Exercise Psychology Lab (KUSEPL) and Children International (CI) have partnered to create a caring sports environment for kids in impoverished communities. A coaches’ clinic was held in Guatemala earlier this year where CI staff and volunteers were taught how to utilize sport psychology theory to make their Sports ...

100th Anniversary Celebration

Aug. 12, 2016

First Baptist Church of North Kansas City is 100 years old! Celebrate with us September 16, 17 and 18 at 2205 Iron Street in North Kansas City. There are plenty of family friendly activities all weekend. Visit and click on “100th Anniversary Celebration” for a complete schedule of activities.

Baker University convocation to feature Pulitzer Prize winner

Aug. 12, 2016

Baker University’s annual convocation ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Aug. 30 in Rice Auditorium on Baker’s Baldwin City campus. With a theme of “Baker Builds Achievers,” this year’s program is headlined by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Harold Jackson, a 1975 Baker graduate. Jackson has served as the editorial page editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer since 1997 and received ...

Senator Roberts Interviews Veterans

Aug. 12, 2016

Aug 12th 9:00am-12:00 The Dole Institute 2350 Petefish Dr. Lawrence, KS 66045 I am the Community Liaison with Grace Hospice. We have arranged for one of our hospice patients, James Cramer, to be one of the veterans that will be interviewed by Senator Roberts and will be available for you to interview. Thanks for your consideration. Anna Olson Community ...

KCK Author and Dr. Tina Medina Completes Four Part Faith-Based Series on Overcoming Sexual Abuse

Aug. 12, 2016

Margaret Hatten (816) 456-5878 Dr. Tina Medina presented the three remaining books in her series, Overcoming Sexual Abuse to the nation and the world on Facebook and her new website today and they are the following: Can Jesus Help Me?, a book for preschoolers, Why Me? Why Now, a book for teenagers, and Overcoming Sexual Abuse, No More Pain ...

DCC Offers Special Discounts on Used Barriers

Aug. 12, 2016

Liberty, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) August 12, 2016 - These barriers are effective to control traffic and add aesthetic values to private and public spaces. There are many varieties available in barriers and barricades that can be ideally used for protecting construction sites and heavy equipment. In this regard, used barriers from DCC can serve all these purposes effectively with ...

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