Orienteering workshop for ages 16 and older offered on April 25

April 9, 2015

Do you enjoy hiking cross-country, but fear losing your way? If so, join the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for a Map and Compass Workshop beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 25, at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Learn the basic skills of using a topographic map and a magnetic compass in ...

Barrier Free Housing Tour

April 9, 2015

Contact: Martha Hagedorn-Krass, Executive Director, Friends of JCDS Phone: 913-826-2270 Email: Martha.Hagedorn-Krass@jocogov.org Friends of Johnson County Developmental Supports (JCDS) HOMES TOUR: Sunday, April 26, 2015 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This is a friend raiser and a fundraiser that invites the public to tour seven Friends of JCDS houses throughout Johnson County. We want to show the public what barrier ...

Ameristar is hosting a job fair April 15, 2015

April 9, 2015

WHAT: Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City will be hiring full and part-time team members to join its beverage server, culinary and restaurant teams. Along with beverage servers, other positions include cooks, lead cooks, sous chefs, assistant restaurant manager, hosts, busser/runners, food servers, pump room attendants and bartenders. WHEN: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 15 WHERE: Depot #9, Ameristar ...

MAACA 2015 Asian Festival April 25th at Olathe E Highschool

April 9, 2015

For Immediate Release: The Ambassador of Bangladesh will be first time visiting Kansas and have a speech at 2015 Asian Cultural Festival on April 25. The Mid-America Asian Culture Association (MAACA) will present the 2015 Asian Cultural Festival, Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Olathe East High School, 14545 W. 127th Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062, according to Carol Wei, President ...

Press Release Re American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) 2015 Conference Workshop Branson, Missouri

April 9, 2015

35th Annual AHNA Conference Pre-Conference Workshops Mindfulness in Nursing Practice, Cultivate Personal-Professional Resilience, Foster Therapeutic Presence and Enhance Improved Nurse-Person Engagement Workshop Featured at Holistic Nurses Conference The American Holistic Nurses Association will be hosting a presentation entitled “Mindfulness in Nursing Practice: Key to Resilience and Performance,” on Friday June 12, 2015 from 8 am to 11:45 am in Branson, ...

Donnelly College Receives National Science Foundation Grant

April 9, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Kan., April 8, 2015--Donnelly College will hold a press conference on Friday, April 17 at 10:30 a.m. announcing details of a major grant the College recently received. The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded the grant to Donnelly's Project S4 (Scholarships and Supports for STEM Success). This $619,800 grant will provide scholarships for more than 50 students pursuing majors ...

Winslow’s BBQ Adds Live Music On The Patio To Friday Nights

April 9, 2015

Enjoy live music on Downtown Kansas City’s largest patio this Friday, April 10, 2015 KANSAS CITY, MO. – April 8, 2015 – Winslow's BBQ, located in the historic Downtown Kansas City, City Market, is kicking off its long-standing tradition of live music on its patio this weekend. Winslow’s patio transforms into a stage for local bands on Saturdays and Sundays ...

Overland Park native, Mikaela Carson prepares for Miss Missouri

April 8, 2015

Mikaela Carson Miss Route 66, 2015 email missroute66.2015@gmail.com Mikaela Carson a native of Overland Park, Ks. will travel to Mexico, Missouri compete for the title of Miss Missouri this June. Miss Carson, a graduate of Shawnee Mission South High School and a Dean's list student at Lindenwood University was crowned Miss Route 66 in Saint Louis, Mo last fall. Since ...

Kansas City publication grows to the Southwest

April 8, 2015

Evolving Magazine Launches Santa Fe, NM Edition Evolving Magazine, a Kansas City pioneer in the health and wellness market since 2009, is starting a second edition in Santa Fe, NM, May, 2015. A sister publication to Evolving Magazine/Kansas City, the Santa Fe edition will feature stories by and about people in Santa Fe: local/organic foods and nutrition, holistic health and ...

Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. Opens a New Office in Overland Park, Kansas

April 8, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Overland Park, KS (April 8, 2015) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held Missouri based mortgage banking firm, continues their expansion in the Kansas City region by opening a new office in Overland Park, Kansas. The new location is conveniently accessible from Highway 435 and Nall Avenue in Overland Park. The new facility will accommodate Cornerstone’s rapid growth ...

Shawnee Mission Medical Center and Midwest Transplant Network to Host Fifth Annual Wall of Heroes Dedication in Honor of Donors

April 8, 2015

Contact: Mallory Laur 913-676-2299, cell 785-213-2915 Merriam, Kan. – On Tuesday, April 14 at 3:30 p.m., Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) and Midwest Transplant Network will host the fifth annual Wall of Heroes celebration, a display that commemorates those who have unselfishly given others a new chance in life. The ceremony will take place in SMMC’s chapel located on the ...

K-State Showcase of Excellence

April 8, 2015

On Thursday, April 16, the ATID Showcase of Excellence will include a mounted exhibit and live runway show featuring work from K-State students and Kansas high school students. The mounted exhibit opens at 6 p.m. in the Hilton Garden Inn. More information on the event and purchase of tickets to the ATID Showcase of Excellence are available at http://www.he.k-state.edu/atid/events/symposium/

India Fest 2015

April 8, 2015

India Fest 2015 is on Sunday, August 30th 2015 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS 66212. This event will represent all the regional organizations of the Indian community who are collectively hosting this festival. India Fest is an all-day event filled with tastes, sounds and sights of India, ...

University of Saint Mary Groundbreaking Celebrates Start of Wide-Reaching Campus Expansion

April 8, 2015

(Leavenworth, Kan.)—Marking the start of the university’s most ambitious campus improvement vision to date, the University of Saint Mary will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the multi-million-dollar Campus for Tomorrow plan at 3 p.m. Friday, April 17, outside McGilley Field House on the USM main campus in Leavenworth, 4100 South 4th Street. The groundbreaking focuses on the centerpiece of the ...

British Author to Speak on His Award-Winning Novel

April 8, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn? Marketing Communications Writer? timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu? 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2015 Kansas City, MO — The British-born author of the award-winning A Good American, Alex George, will be the guest of the Rockhurst University Library Guild’s 44th annual critique luncheon. The luncheon is scheduled to begin with a wine reception at 11 a.m., followed by a luncheon ...

Rockhurst University Announces New Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

April 8, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn? Marketing Communications Writer? timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu? 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2015 Kansas City, Mo. — Rockhurst University has named Pedro Maligo, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences effective July 1, 2015. In his new position, Maligo will be responsible for 13 academic departments that include the humanities, the sciences and mathematics. Born in Rio ...

Fundraiser for JCCC counselor Melissa Wells at Stanford’s Comedy Club 4/15/15

April 8, 2015

For immediate release: Media contact: Rachel Raile 913-400-7500 stanfordscomedyclub@gmail.com Please join Stanford and Son's Comedy Club help raise money for Kansas City's own Melissa Wells, a counselor at Johnson County Community College, as she faces the battle for her life. In 2007, Melissa was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, from which she eventually recovered to lead a normal life with no ...

Sewn with Love by Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Donated Wedding Gowns Become Angel Gowns for Infant Loss

April 8, 2015

Merriam, Kan. – The Angel Gown Program at Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) began as an effort to support families who lost a baby in the hospital from succumbing to birth defects, complications from prematurity, or who were stillborn. “Our Angel Gown Program offers comfort for families by providing a beautiful, unique gown sewn with love by volunteers from donated ...

Shawnee Mission Patients Lose Weight, but Gain So Much More

April 8, 2015

Merriam, Kan. – When Derek Kreifels made the decision to have a vertical sleeve gastrectomy, he did so to lose weight. But now, since shedding 114 pounds in the eight months following his 2014 surgery, he realizes he lost so much more. The 41-year old from Roeland Park, Kan., also shed the title of type 2 diabetic. The weight loss ...

Building Life for Orphans and Widows in Kansas City

April 8, 2015

Two national non-profits come together to bring life back to a young area widow and provide more life to an orphan. On 4/11/2015, the Alexanders are planning a different kind of adoption fundraiser. The Alexanders and a team of volunteers are working on the home of Heather Meyer, who lives in Raytown. Heather’s husband died about a year and a ...

KC Salon Specializes in Head Lice Removal

April 8, 2015

Lice Treatment, Prevention and Education has finally reached Johnson County, KS. Combers KC, the only licensed head lice treatment and prevention salon in the Kansas City area, has treated thousands of clients for head lice since they opened their doors in January of 2013. With their convenient location, just minutes from all major highways, they are located at the intersection ...

Horizon Academy Names New Head of School

April 8, 2015

ROELAND PARK, Kan. – Horizon Academy, the only school of its kind in the Kansas City area specializing in helping students in grades 1-2 with learning disabilities, dyslexia and ADHD, announced that Vicki Asher will become the new Head of School effective July 1, 2015. Ms. Asher will succeed Sharyl Kennedy, founding Executive Director of Horizon Academy in the new ...

Winslow’s BBQ Adds Live Music On The Patio To Friday Nights

April 8, 2015

Enjoy live music on Downtown Kansas City’s largest patio this Friday, April 10, 2015 KANSAS CITY, MO. – April 8, 2015 – Winslow's BBQ, located in the historic Downtown Kansas City, City Market, is kicking off its long-standing tradition of live music on its patio this weekend. Winslow’s patio transforms into a stage for local bands on Saturdays and Sundays ...


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