Claiborne Elected to Board of Directors and Finance Committee

Feb. 28, 2013

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Claiborne Elected to Board of Directors and Finance Committee University of Central Missouri Selects Founder of Financial Professional Group to Serve Overland Park, Kansas – March 28, 2013 –Financial Partners Group announced today that Founder James Claiborne has been selected to serve on the University of Central Missouri’s Board of Directors and Investment Committee. “Being ...

Increasing enrollment drives success

Feb. 28, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo., February 28, 2013 – Continuing a period of unprecedented growth and momentum that began more than a year ago, Avila University announced it had enrolled a record class of full-time undergraduate students for the spring 2013 semester. Avila has 1,889 students enrolled this spring. Of that total, 948 are full-time undergraduate students, an all-time high and an ...

Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City to Hold “Celebration of the Arts” Concert

Feb. 28, 2013

The Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City, which is celebrating its 25th season, will host its “Celebration of the Arts” concert on Sunday, March 10. The concert, which will be held in the Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on Park University’s Parkville Campus, begins at 3 p.m. The concert will include a performance of Edvard Grieg’s “Holberg Suite” with the Kansas City ...


Feb. 28, 2013

Kansas City’s First Gateway to College Program Offers Opportunities for Motivated, At-Risk Students and Dropouts to Graduate, Earn College Credit at Donnelly College Starting Fall 2013 KANSAS CITY, Kan., Feb. 28, 2013 — Every year, an estimated 1.3 million high school students across the country drop out or fail to graduate with their peers. It’s a challenge that presents long-term ...

Avila president surprises family with gift of education on ABC’s The View

Feb. 28, 2013

Avila University President Ron Slepitza, Ph.D., CSJA, appeared on the hit ABC show “The View” Feb. 6 and surprised the Sterling family of Blue Springs, Mo. by offering $500,000 in scholarships for their seven children. Lauren and Scott Sterling’s family grew by five when the couple recently adopted five Peruvian orphans. “This ensures our children get an American education and ...

Trash Turned into Playful Art at Toy and Miniature Museum: New Temporary Exhibit Opens March 6

Feb. 28, 2013

KANSAS CITY, MO—Trash or Treasure? The Curious Items and Strange Artifacts of Just Colcord, the first museum exhibition of the RAW artist, will open on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the Toy and Miniature Museum of Kansas City and run through June 9, 2013. Colcord explores the streets of Kansas City for discarded treasure to transform into characters with elaborate ...


Feb. 28, 2013

GREATER KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW® IS MARCH 6-10 AT BARTLE HALL February 20, 2013...KANSAS CITY, Mo.... Imagining yourself in a new car, crossover, SUV, van or truck? You can see all the vehicles you dream about at the Greater Kansas City International Auto Show March 6-10 at Bartle Hall. It’s your one chance this year to see hundreds of ...

15th Annual Christian Education & College Expo this Saturday

Feb. 27, 2013

15th Annual Midwest Christian Education & College Expo Saturday, March 2, 9:30am to 2:00pm At Colonial Presbyterian Church 9500 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO 64114 FREE—No registration required. More info at or call 816-524-4522 • 50 Private Universities from 15 States! Including Illinois, Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Arizona, Tennessee, Kentucky, Colorado and Virginia! • K-12 Christian ...

Kansas Diabetes Advocate to Visit Capitol HIll

Feb. 27, 2013

For Immediate Release: Contact: Marta Howell; (816) 838-5725 Kansas Diabetes Advocate to Visit Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Take Steps to Stop Diabetes® Gardner, Kansas, Feb 27, 2013 – More than 200 American Diabetes Association (Association) volunteer advocates from across the nation will join together in Washington, DC on March 5-7 for the Association’s premier national advocacy event, ...

Foundation Offering $175,000 in Scholarships for 2013

Feb. 27, 2013

Contact: Liz McClure, 816.836.8189 Truman Heartland Community Foundation EASTERN JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. (February 27, 2013) – Scholarship season is in full swing and Truman Heartland Community Foundation (THCF) has more than 150 scholarships valued at approximately $175,000 available for Eastern Jackson County area high school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students pursuing a higher education degree, including technical schools. Many ...

MAREI Announces “Their Kansas City North Real Estate Investor Meeting for March

Feb. 27, 2013

Real Estate Contracts Real Estate Contracts are the most used and the least understood real estate tool for the real estate professional. Beginner or Seasoned Expert, there is no excuse for not knowing and understanding the basics of Contract Law. Real Estate Contracts across the country are based on common law principles from 100?s of years ago. As these are ...

Visit Missouri’s Lake Country on JCPRD day trip set for April 23

Feb. 27, 2013

Missouri's lake country is the destination for a late April day trip being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Participants will travel by motorcoach to Truman Lake and Warsaw, Mo., where the town will roll out the red carpet with an assortment of unique shops selling antiques, homemade gifts, and souvenirs. This ...

New Breakfast with the Bunny for all ages is March 23 at Roeland Park Community Center

Feb. 27, 2013

Hippity, hoppity, Easter's on the way! Join the Easter Bunny for breakfast during a special event being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The program is called Breakfast with the Bunny and is for all ages. In addition to breakfast, we'll be taking pictures, getting crafty, and searching the grounds in two great egg hunts, which will ...

Spring Fling Fun offers nature-related activities during spring break, March 18-22

Feb. 27, 2013

Bored during Spring Break Week? Bring your family and friends to the annual Spring Fling Fun event at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas-7 Highway, Olathe, where a fun and educational program will be presented twice each day. Each day during spring break week (March 18-22), nature center staff and volunteers will present nature-oriented programs suitable for the ...

JCPRD summer park hours begin March 1

Feb. 27, 2013

Summer hours of 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. go into effect March 1 for many Johnson County Park & Recreation District parks. These summer hours will stay in effect through Oct. 31. District parks impacted by the new hours are: Heritage Park, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe; Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee; and Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, ...

The Color Run returns to Kansas City

Feb. 27, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Nixon 310-220-7729 The Color Run Returns to Kansas City The “Happiest 5k on the Planet” Estimates Over 10,000 Participants this June Kansas City, MO – The Color Run™, the single largest event series in the nation, will be returning to Kansas City on June 1 and 2, 2013. The event will benefit Ronald McDonald ...

Black Marriage Day

Feb. 27, 2013

On March 17, 2013 Kansas City, Mocha Moms, Inc. in conjunction with Black Marriage Day ( announces an initiative in Kansas City, MO on March 17,2013. Black Marriage Day is an ongoing national effort to encourage marriage in underserved communities. In Kansas City, MO, local organizations are working together to kick off the 2nd Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Conference. This ...

Kansas Association of REALTORS® releases January 2013 home sales for Kansas

Feb. 26, 2013

Contact: Kansas Association of REALTORS® Attention: Karen Gehle, CEO 3644 SW Burlingame Rd, Topeka, KS 66611 785?267?3610, ext. 2124 Kansas Association of For immediate release February 26, 2013 (Topeka, Kansas)??Kansas home sales rose by 11.6 percent in January 2013, compared to the same period last year, according to new figures released by the Kansas Association of REALTORS®. Sales totaled ...

Unity One Credit expands to Kansas City!

Feb. 26, 2013

Unity One Credit Union, ranked eighth among financial cooperatives in Fort Worth according to the FW Business Press, acquired Argentine Credit Union of Kansas City, KS in February. The credit union gained about $19 million in assets and close to 1,900 members due to the union, bringing Unity One’s asset size to over $212 million. Since 1932, Argentine has been ...

Stars shine above landmark Kansas City hotel

Feb. 26, 2013

February 26, 2013 – Kansas City, MO – Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its 55th annual listing of Star Award-winning hospitality establishments worldwide, and named The Raphael a Four Star property. It is the first time the Country Club Plaza hotel has received the honor. The Raphael is the only Kansas City hotel recognized in the 2013 Forbes Travel Guide ...

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