Free Barbershoppers concert & ice cream social at St. Peter’s United Church

Aug. 12, 2013

The Kansas City, Mo., chapter of the Heart of America Barbershop Chorus will perform a free concert in the fellowship hall at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 700 E. 110th St., in Kansas City, Mo. Following the concert, an old-fashioned ice cream social will be held on the church patio. Attendees are ...

Assurance Partners Corporate Office Moving to Downtown Salina

Aug. 12, 2013

Salina, KS - Assurance Partners, LLC is moving! Our Salina corporate office will be relocating in the spring of 2014 from our current location on South Ohio to downtown Salina. Assurance Partners is committed to serve the Salina community and we are excited to have the support of the city of Salina and the Lee District in our renovation of ...

Operation WildLife Environmental Teaching Service at Kansas City Pagan Pride Day

Aug. 12, 2013

Operation WildLife Environmental Teaching Service (O.W.L.E.T.S.) will be hosting a special wildlife show during Kansas City Pagan Pride Day this year on 15 September 2013 from 10:45-11:30 at the Merriam Market Place, 5740 Merriam Dr, Merriam KS. This show is FREE. Operation WildLife (OWL) provides rehabilitation services for injured and orphaned wild animals, and wildlife education for the citizens of ...

NAC & KC Furniture Solutions present Summer Art Blast fundraiser

Aug. 11, 2013

Join the Northtowne Arts Coalition & KC Furniture Solutions, in NKC, for a Summer Art Blast FUNdraiser & Auction Saturday, August 24th from 1pm to 6pm. Beginning at 1pm with music & refreshments, you can tour the 3 modern art studios and workshop of Jeff & Vivian Porter's KC Furniture Solutions. Specializing in refinishing, restoration and repair of antiques and ...

Overland Park physical therapy facility adds therapist

Aug. 11, 2013

Specialists in Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation (SSOR), an outpatient physical therapy facility, has added another physical therapist due to explosive growth. John Smith, MS, PT, Cert MDT, TPI-CGFI recently joined the team at SSOR. John has been a physical therapist for 10 years, specializing in orthopedic and sports rehab as well as industrial rehab. John also brings a specific skill ...

Hamburger Mary plays host for charity bingo

Aug. 10, 2013

Contact: Cynthia Wheeler Linden Email: Phone: 913-707-5854 Kansas City, Mo. – On Saturday, August 17 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Hamburger Mary’s, located in the Crossroads district at 101 Southwest Blvd, will host Drag Bingo night, a fundraiser to benefit Unique Connect. Hamburger Mary’s is just the place for this event. A burger joint, this franchise is known for bringing together ...

Trampled Under Foot to headline KC Blues Fest at Kaw Point Park

Aug. 10, 2013

Trampled Under Foot, an award-winning band from Kansas City that is internationally renowned, is scheduled to headline the KC Blues Fest at Kaw Point Riverfront Park. We’d like to invite everyone to come on out on Saturday, August 31st, 2013 from 11:00am until 11:00pm to enjoy TUF along with 8 other great blues acts. Tickets are on sale now for ...

Kansas City Community Gardens celebrates Fall Family Festival

Aug. 9, 2013

Kansas City Community Gardens invites everyone to enjoy its Fall Family Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7. Admission is free. The annual event is at the Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden, located at 6917 Kensington Ave., just north of Gregory Boulevard in Swope Park. The Beanstalk garden will be filled with games, demonstrations, and garden foods to ...

Dr. Amy Rice earns medical degree

Aug. 9, 2013

U.S. Army Captain and Physician Amy Diane Rice, D.O., M.S., graduated from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences on May 18, 2013. She is completing her residency at Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, Washington. She will be specializing in Preventative Medicine and Public Health. During her first year of medical school, Dr. Rice ...

Wal-mart gives Hope Faith Ministries $35,000

Aug. 8, 2013

Hope Faith Ministries Receives Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($35,000.00) From The Walmart Foundation to Assist The Food and Nutrition Program In Hope Faith Ministries Day Center Kansas City, Missouri, August 09, 2013– Hope Faith Ministries today received a $35,000 contribution to assist with the Food and Nutrition Program at Hope Faith’s Day Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The grant – which ...

Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway Wins Telly Award

Aug. 8, 2013

Kansas City, Kansas, August 6, 2013 – Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway’s television commercial titled “Something Big” has won a national award. The bronze Telly was given to Hollywood for the entertainment category. The “Something Big” commercial featured large dice rolling over a stock car and teased that “Something Big was coming to Kansas Speedway!” The spot ran previous to ...

Randy Kazandy saves day for pediatric ophthalmologists, eye care professionals

Aug. 8, 2013

Hearing from your eye professional that your child needs glasses can be traumatizing. Author Rhonda Fischer wrote a beautiful picture book in rhyme about a character Randy Kazandy who hated his glasses but delights children. The book Randy Kazandy, Where Are Your Glasses? is a home-run hit of a book about her brother in law that was cross eyed at ...

Wingert joins Ottawa University marketing team

Aug. 8, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paula Paine Manager of Public Relations and Publications Ottawa University Phone: 785-248-2323 E-Mail: August 8, 2013 Ottawa, Kansas – Nancy Wingert has been named vice president and chief marketing officer at Ottawa University. A native of Ottawa, Kansas, she has served in senior marketing and leadership roles that span the retail and service industries and ...

Ottawa University showcased at BbWorld Summit

Aug. 8, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paula Paine Manager of Public Relations and Publications Ottawa University Phone: 785-248-2323 E-Mail: August 8, 2013 Ottawa, Kansas – In July, nearly 3,000 members of the global education technology community from more than 30 countries met at the BbWorld 2013 summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, where they shared ideas and engaged in a rich program ...

Ritz-Carlton St. Louis completes $1 million renovation to The Lobby Lounge

Aug. 8, 2013

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis has completed a $1 million renovation to The Lobby Lounge and Bar. The new look of The Lobby Lounge is designed around the theme, “Rhythm and Martinis,” which infuses the traditional Ritz-Carlton elegance with renewed energy and the social air of a modern club. A favorite St. Louis gathering spot featuring light fare, afternoon tea, a ...


Aug. 8, 2013

KANSAS CITY ORGANIZATIONS COMPETE TO WIN $10,000 FOR THE COMMUNITY Competition focuses on efficiency and sustainability (KANSAS CITY, Ks.) — The MOKAN Take Charge Challenge will engage businesses and organizations from four different Kansas and Missouri cities in an exciting competition designed to impact energy and water efficiency with organizations of all types through education, engagement and results. A kickoff ...

Midwestern Seminary to host Dr. John MacArthur

Aug. 8, 2013

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Dr. John MacArthur, pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, Calif., will be the guest lecturer for the seminary’s first annual Charles Spurgeon Lectures on Biblical Preaching. MacArthur will preach on the topic of preaching in chapel services to be held on Oct. 29 & 30 at 10 a.m. Other ...

Jazz record collectors to hold convention in Kansas City

Aug. 8, 2013

The International Association of Jazz Record Collectors (IAJRC) is a worldwide organization of people interested in all styles of jazz and eras, embracing both the casual jazz listener and the serious collectors of jazz recordings, whether the collectible medium be 78s, vinyl, CDs, tapes, video, films, books or magazines. The Association produces the IAJRC Journal, a quarterly 100-page magazine that ...

Park University Theatre sets uditions for ‘The Art of Murder’

Aug. 8, 2013

Auditions for the Park University theatre production of Joe DiPietro’s “The Art of Murder” will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 27, and Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater, located within Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. The auditions are open to the public. Readings for the audition will come from ...

Lincoln U. Cooperative Extension issues alert to Missouri fruit growers

Aug. 8, 2013

Jefferson City, MO–Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) is issuing an urgent advisory: Missouri fruit crops are at risk due to a confirmed invasion of Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD). SWD infestation has already caused extreme injury to crops in many counties throughout the state during the last few days. The best way to protect crops now is to spray an effective ...

Alpha & Omega offer language translation services

Aug. 8, 2013

Shawnee, KS ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) August 7, 2013 - The world is fast moving beyond English as the primary language of communication. Asian and South American countries are fast catching up with their counterparts in the West. And as they do so, language seems to be a huge barrier. Alpha and Omega, aim to bridge this gap and make sure ...

Coast Guard Auxiliary encourages boaters to conduct pre-departure checks

Aug. 7, 2013

All boaters should make sure their vessel is in good working order and properly equipped for emergencies before getting underway. The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary encourages boaters to spend a few minutes performing a pre-departure check prior to launching their vessel. Here are just a few of the items that should be checked prior to going out on the ...

Federal trademark registration issued for Kansas City Web Design’s flagship brand

Aug. 7, 2013

Kansas City, MO – Kansas City Website Design (aka Kansas City Web DesignTM) today announced the official trademark registration of its popular search engine optimization service, Kansas City SEO® Per the USPTO website, the trademark scope includes “Consulting services in the field of search engine optimization; Website design and development for others” and the USPTO filing refers to the pseudo ...

Grantham University’s annual commencement ceremony largest to date

Aug. 7, 2013

Grantham University's Annual Commencement Ceremony Largest to Date Commencement Speaker, Major General Steve Danner, The Adjutant General of the Missouri National Guard WHO: Grantham University, one of the oldest accredited, private, degree-granting distance education universities in the United States, will be hosting its annual Commencement Ceremony in Kansas City, Mo. This year is especially notable as we will have Major ...

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