Swope Health Services’ pediatricians highlight nutrition, exercise during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Sept. 7, 2012

Swope Health Services’ Pediatricians Highlight Importance of Nutrition and Exercise During National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Kansas City, MO... Childhood obesity is an increasingly prevalent medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Incidence of obesity among US children has tripled since 1990 from a rate of 6.5% to 20% in 2012. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that obesity ...

Swope Health Services names Dave Barber president and CEO

Sept. 7, 2012

Swope Health Services Names Dave Barber President and CEO Mr. Barber has been leading the organization as the interim CEO and will take the helm of the organization officially effective immediately. Kansas City, MO – The Board of Directors of Swope Health Services (SHS) is proud to announce that Dave Barber has been named President and CEO. “Mr. Barber has ...

Kansas City-based fitness company opening in urban core

Sept. 7, 2012

Kansas City Based Fitness Company Opening in the Urban Core Kansas City, MO…Kansas City based fitness company, Fit for the Journey will be opening on Saturday, September 8, 2012. The facility is located at 8221 Troost, Kansas City, MO. The 1100 square-feet fitness center will offer a variety of fitness classes ranging from Zumba, boot camps, and nutrition workshops. Fit ...

KC Pet Project hosting ‘Fan Frenzy’ $40 adoption event

Sept. 7, 2012

Kansas City, MO – KC Pet Project, operating the Kansas City, Missouri Animal Shelter, is hosting a 4-day “FAN FRENZY” $40 dollar adoption event beginning Saturday, September 8th through Wednesday, September 12th, in celebration of the organization’s 4,000 “likes” on Facebook. All dog adoptions will be $40 which includes the spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, a microchip, deworming, and 30 days ...

Expo Americas event at Union Station features Amigoman

Sept. 7, 2012

Kansas City, Kansas, Strong Ave. Studios, September 6, 2012—Anthony “AO” Oropeza, owner of Strong Ave. Studios and creator of the bilingual comic book superhero, Amigoman—The Latin Avenger, will proudly kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month by participating in Expo Americas, scheduled for the weekend of September 15th and 16th at Union Station. The two-day business and consumer expo will promote ...

Synrgy to play Jackpot Saloon in Lawrence

Sept. 6, 2012

***For Release before 10/1*** SYNRGY TO PLAY JACKPOT SALOON Oregon based reggae band Synrgy will be coming to Lawrence to play at Jackpot Saloon on Monday, October 1st as part of their Fall Harvest Tour. Described as high energy roots reggae, woven with elements of ska,funk, and blues; the band is currently on their second national in support of their ...

KU Edwards Campus author event to benefit Head Start of Shawnee Mission

Sept. 6, 2012

For immediate release September 6, 2012 Contact: Renee Miller, 913-649-9714, Ext. 228 rmiller@smks-headstart.org OVERLAND PARK, Kan.— On Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, Head Start of Shawnee Mission will partner with the KU Edwards Campus for a school supply drive in conjunction with the free campus event, a book talk and signing with author Laura Wells McKnight. Head Start of Shawnee Mission ...

Kids sales event to draw thousands Sept 18-22

Sept. 6, 2012

Olathe, KS – Families from all over Kansas City will be getting great bargains on Halloween costumes, holiday outfits, toys, electronics and much more Sept. 18-22! Shopping is free and bargains (more than 100,000 of them!) are everywhere. Here We Grow Again, a Kansas City-based children’s consignment sales event, will be held 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 18-22 at 1225 E. ...

Pinnacle Gymnastics’ gymnasts ‘Turn the World Upside Down’

Sept. 6, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2012 Pinnacle Gymnastics’ gymnasts ‘Turn the World Upside Down’ in celebration of National Gymnastics Day Shawnee, KS – Club owner/coach Morgan Kuchynka announced today that Pinnacle Gymnastics will join forces with gymnastics clubs across the country on Sept. 22 to ‘Turn the World Upside Down’ in honor of National Gymnastics Day. As part of this ...

Barclay Martin joins Christian Foundation for Children and Aging

Sept. 6, 2012

Jennifer Harjo 316-249-6063 jenniferh@cfcausa.org KANSAS CITY, Kan (Sept 6, 2012) Barclay Martin has joined the staff of Christian Foundation for Children and Aging as the coordinator for New Channels which is responsible for introducing CFCA’s international work to new audiences across the United States.. Martin’s primary focus will be the promotion of the award-winning Rise and Dream, documentary shot on ...

Tomboy design studio hosts fall fashion show

Sept. 6, 2012

Kansas City, MO. (Thursday, September 13, 2012) – Kansas City designer Laura McGrew hosts a fashion show featuring her fall line including a collection of cocktail dresses and newly inspired fall coats. The event is held at TOMBOY design studio (1817 McGee Street, Kansas City, MO 64108) in Kansas City’s Crossroads art district, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The fall preview ...

Argentine Library to close and reopen as South Branch Library

Sept. 6, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 6, 2012 Argentine Library will shut its doors and reopen in new facility as South Branch Library KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The Argentine Library, a Kansas City, Kansas Public Library branch, will close its doors Sept. 12-25 to reopen as the South Branch Library and celebrate its grand opening Sept. 26. “The Argentine Library is a ...

Revenues Double During Drought For Kansas City Landscaping Business

Sept. 6, 2012

Kansas City has been no stranger to this summer’s relentless midwest drought. The lack of summer precipitation has had a negative impact on many businesses, not least of which has been the landscaping industry. Nevertheless, one Kansas City landscaping company has managed to double their revenue in the midst of this industrywide slow year. Landscaping companies have felt the pain ...

Sam’s Club Offers Free Diabetes Health Screenings Event

Sept. 5, 2012

In-Club diabetes and vision screenings available to Members and public on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 5, 2012 – Sam’s Club Pharmacy locations are offering free diabetes and vision screenings for members and the public on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to the Centers of Disease Control ...

In spirt of Illusions, for Richard Bach

Sept. 5, 2012

Press release Local musician Tom DeMasters (54) from Stilwell, KS has been influenced by the author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Richard Bach since he was 20 years old. In 1979 DeMasters, while a senior in Music Education at Wichita State University, read Illusions by Richard Bach and then wrote the instrumental tune, Illusions at that time. DeMasters is sharing the ...

Divas Dancing for Divas 4th Chair Dancing/Womens Expo to benefit Newhouse Shelter

Sept. 5, 2012

FIMB The Stiletto Gym Of Lee’s Summit Is Proud To Host The 4th Annual “Divas Dancing For Divas” Chair Dancing/Women’s Expo Event To Benefit Newhouse Shelter of Kansas City Saturday, November 3rd 2012 11:00am-4:00pm Location: Whiskey Tango 401 E. South Outer Belt Rd Grain Valley, MO 64029 www.WhiskeyTangoKC.com www.DivasDancingforDivas.com www.NewHouseDhelter.org www.FIMBwellness.com Event Emcee: Q104’s TJ McEntire “Divas Dancing For Divas” ...

Tour Award-winning Solar Home on National Solar Tour

Sept. 5, 2012

Stockton, Mo., Sept. 5, 2012 – For the fifth year, a rural southwest Missouri couple will again open their award winning solar home for public tours of its solar, energy efficient and renewable energy features. It has become a popular Mid-West stop on the Annual National Solar Tour, organized by the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society (ASES). The energy efficient ...


Sept. 5, 2012

Kansas Land Trust 16 East 13th Street Lawrence, KS 66044-3502 http://www.klt.org information@klt.org September 5, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ginny Moore 785-749-3297 gmoore@klt.org LAWRENCE, KS -- The Kansas Land Trust, a non-profit organization that has conserved nearly 17,000 acres of ecologically important Kansas lands, announces its “Conserve the Land” fundraiser, slated for Saturday, October 20, 2012. All proceeds benefit the ...

Gallery Grand Opening, Friday, Sept 7, 5 - 9 PM

Sept. 5, 2012

Joy Baer, Fresco Artist, presents "Storytelling Frescoes" at the gallery's grand opening Friday, September 7, 5 - 9 PM. Chef Shannon will be serving Gourmet Small Bites. Patrons may enter to win a free limited edition Fresco Giclee. For more information, call the studio at 913-381-1324 or Todd Weiner Gallery at 816-984-8538 The gallery is located at 1817 Grand, known ...

Matt Birch Named Kansas Association for Justice Education Chair

Sept. 5, 2012

Date: September 5, 2012 Contact: Emily Wilson For Immediate Release Phone: (785) 232-7756 ewilson@ksaj.org MATT E. BIRCH NAMED KANSAS ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE EDUCATION CHAIR Topeka, Kan.—The Kansas Association for Justice (KsAJ) announces Matt E. Birch, Kansas City, Mo., has been selected by his peers to serve as KsAJ’s 2012-13 Education Chair. Birch previously served as KsAJ’s Education Chair from July ...


Sept. 5, 2012

Turn your dreams into a licensing goldmine while letting others do the work Nationally renowned licensing and inventing expert travels from Modesto, CA to speak to Inventors Center of Kansas City. Stephen Key, a nationally renowned licensing and inventing expert will be traveling from Modesto, CA to speak to Alamo Inventors. He has licensed over 20 of his own products ...

Kansas City comic book creator bringing bilingual, educational, and culturally relevant comics to the Free State Comicon

Sept. 5, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Oropeza - (913) 205-5093 - contactus@amigoman.com Anthony “AO” Oropeza, creator of the bilingual comic book superhero, Amigoman—The Latin Avenger, will be a guest comic book creator/artist at the upcoming Free State Comicon in Lawrence, Kansas. Oropeza’s mission: to use his bilingual Amigoman comic books to entertain, to promote reading, to support education and community, and ...

Countdown Begins to HillOween 2012

Sept. 5, 2012

KANSAS CITY, MO (September 5, 2012) – HillOween, the biennial costumed fundraising event, has announced its event activities, benefiting organization, sponsors and event details for 2012. Tickets are now on sale at www.HillOween.org. HillOween; Costumes & Cocktails for a Cause, has become known as Kansas City’s premier costumed event. This year HillOween takes center-stage (or backstage) at Starlight Theatre on ...

NoLa Nights at North Lawrence shops

Sept. 5, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2012 NoLa Nights on Second Thursdays Special shopping nights at North Lawrence shops Lawrence, Kansas, September 5, 2012 – North Lawrence merchants are opening their doors for special shopping nights on the second Thursday of each month. The first NoLa night is September 13th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Situated along Locust Street, businesses ...

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