Overland Park Farmers’ Market opens Saturday, April 13

April 9, 2013

Overland Park, Kan. – Saturday, April 13 marks the return of the Overland Park Farmers’ Market. In its 31st year, the OP Farmers’ Market features nearly 70 vendors selling local farm-fresh produce, garden plants, meat, dairy, baked goods and other specialty food items. Opening day will feature musical entertainment by The Good Sam Club. The 2013 OP Farmers’ Market will ...

Enjoy Cocktails and Shopping with Sorella’s Designer Jessica Petersen

April 9, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Kansas City) — April 2013 — Curvy shoppers rejoice: Sorella Swimwear designer, Jessica Petersen, will be at the Kansas City Birdies next Friday for an evening of shopping and champagne! The trunk show will run from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, April 12th, at the 116 W. 18th Street store. Those who are hesitant to buy bathing suits ...

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ to premiere at Jesse Auditorium!

April 9, 2013

Missouri Contemporary Ballet (MCB) is proud to present its original production of ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. This production will be held at Jesse Auditorium on June 1st at 7:00pm and June 2nd at 2:00pm. Based on the novel by Lewis Carroll, this production will feature original choreography by Artistic/Executive Director Karen Mareck Grundy set to an original musical score by ...

Ingredion’s North Kansas City Plant Wins Outstanding Safety Award

April 9, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2013 CONTACT: David Knowles (202) 534-3494 Ingredion’s North Kansas City Plant Wins Outstanding Safety Award WASHINGTON, DC - The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) has announced the recipients of its 2012 safety awards program, which honors those corn wet milling facilities with outstanding safety records. Ingredion Incorporated’s plant in North Kansas City was among the winners ...

Protecting Your Intellectual Property Workshop

April 9, 2013

Protecting Your Intellectual Property Workshop - How to Protect Your Creations: Safeguarding your Intellectual Property 101 Join Kyle Elliott, Partner at Spencer Fane Britt & Browne, as he explores strategies for safeguarding your intellectual property. Kyle will provide an overview of the basics including patent, trademark, and copyright acquisition as well as the role that enforcement efforts and contracts play ...

Share Your Memories of Woodneath

April 9, 2013

Liberty, MO -- Mid-Continent Public Library is seeking historical information surrounding the Woodneath Estate (originally known as the Elbridge Arnold home) located at 8900 NE Flintlock Road. The Arnold home, built in 1855-56, has been a historic fixture in the Northland for more than 150 years. In order to preserve the memories of this beloved northland jewel, MCPL is looking ...

Kansas City Photographer Uses Canvases To Combine Wall Art And Photography

April 9, 2013

Everybody enjoys good looking art on their walls. Coincidentally, everybody also seems to enjoy having family members photographs on the same walls. In years past you simply separated the two, but these days wall art and photography are being combined in the form of a canvas. Kansas City photographer Todd Davidson has seen their popularity rise in the last couple ...

Kansas City Landscaping Business Adds New Crew To Create Cleaner Workspace

April 9, 2013

Spring has finally come to the area and local Kansas City landscaping companies are lining up contracts and jobs like new seeds in a row. While the landscaping looks great in the end the process of getting there can make a big mess. That’s why one Kansas City landscaping business, Garden Gate Landscaping, is excited to announce that they’ve added ...

2nd Annual Auto Show to Benefit Special Olympics and Autism Alliance of Northwest Missouri

April 9, 2013

2nd Annual Phi Sigma Kappa Car-Bike-Truck Show at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, MO 4525 Downs Drive St. Joseph, MO 64507 50% of all profits Donated to the Special Olympics and Autism Alliance Of Northwest Missouri April 20th from 9am to 3pm Rain Date April 27th 9am-11am Registration 12pm Judging 3pm Awards Vendors/Food/Silent Auction/Raffle/Music/Awards/MORE Any vehicles welcome $10 ...

Jesseca Wolter named Miss Kansas City heads to Midwest State Pageant

April 9, 2013

Jesseca Wolter, the 9yr old daughter of Dana and Clifton Britton, Sr from Kansas City, Missouri was recently crowned Supreme Queen for Beautiful Me Productions. She was awarded the title of "Miss Kansas City" and will be advancing on to the Midwest State Pageant, which will be held April 226-28, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri, where she will represent Kansas ...

Press Release for Missouri Society of Professional Engineers

April 9, 2013

Strack earns Professional Engineering license Jefferson City, MO … Eric Strack, P.E., of HNTB headquartered in Kansas City, received his professional engineering license certificate on Friday, April 5, 2013 at a special ceremony in the Missouri State Capitol Rotunda. Newly licensed professional engineers in the state of Missouri were honored at a certificate presentation event hosted by the Missouri Society ...

From Patient to Activist: Dee Dee Ricks to Share Importance of Patient Navigation at Komen KC Pink Promise Brunch

April 9, 2013

HBO Documentary Chronicled Ricks’ Breast Cancer Journey Kansas City, MO. Dee Dee Ricks, whose breast cancer journey was the subject of an HBO documentary, will be the featured speaker on Saturday, May 11, at the 2013 Pink Promise Brunch, hosted by Susan G. Komen® Greater Kansas City Affiliate at the Overland Park Convention Center. Christa Dubill of 41 Action News ...

Women in Science Entrepreneur Panel

April 9, 2013

Women in Science and Technology Make Effective Entrepreneurs A panel discussion at CX Downtown Women working in science, technology, engineering, math and medicine are finding that their skills as visionaries and problem solvers perfectly position them to start their own businesses. Two Kansas City entrepreneurs will share their insights at a luncheon meeting at 11:30 on Thursday, April 11, at ...

Graceland University - Independence World of Opportunities Auction

April 9, 2013

Lamoni, Iowa—On Thursday, April 18, 2013, Graceland University will host the third Annual Gleazer School of Education/Agricultural Business Scholarship Auction. The event will begin with a silent auction and heavy hor d'oeuvres at 6 p.m., with a live auction to begin at 7 p.m. Proceeds fund scholarships for Graceland Education and Agricultural Business students. This year’s theme, World of Opportunities, ...

Late March Snowstorm Fails to Stop Tallgrass Creek’s Groundbreaking

April 9, 2013

OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 9, 2013) – A late March snowstorm failed to stop Erickson Living from breaking ground on a new Continuing Care neighborhood at Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS. The groundbreaking was moved “inside” and was attended by more than 200 residents, future residents and staff This continuing care neighborhood will immediately create 50 construction ...

Colliers International Announces Recent Transactions

April 8, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (April 8, 2013) – Colliers International, a leading global real estate services and investment firm, today announced the following transactions. Sales (March 26, 2013) Cornerbank, N.A. sold 163.09 acres located in Eudora, Kansas to Charles E. Rhoades Trust. Kelvin Heck SIOR, CCIM of Colliers International and Dave Webb of Webb Realty negotiated the transaction on behalf of ...

Crossroads Academy Artists Take Flight, a First Friday Student Art Gallery

April 8, 2013

KANSAS CITY, MO –– On Friday, May 3rd, in a First Friday event co-hosted by Crossroads Academy and The Roasterie, 190 pieces of Crossroads Academy student art work will be displayed in The Roasterie’s new Café and Bean Hanger. This unique First Friday art display will celebrate the ingenuity and creativity of Kansas City’s urban youth. Friday, May 3rd 5:30 ...

Environmental Author Bill McKibben at Colonial Church on Sunday, April 14 at 7pm

April 8, 2013

Global climate change is our new reality. Human beings are going to need to adapt. Bill McKibben is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org. Time Magazine called him 'the planet's best green journalist' and the Boston Globe said in 2010 that he was 'probably the country's most important environmentalist.' On Sunday, April 14th at 7pm at Colonial Church ...

New WIC Guidelines and Information

April 8, 2013

The WIC program at the Platte County Health Department provides services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children up to five years of age who are at risk for poor nutrition. Services are based on medical and income eligibility. Missouri WIC Income Guidelines, which are based on 185% of poverty level, have changed. Beginning April 1, 2013 through March ...

Prairie Village Community Arbor Day Tree Planting

April 8, 2013

Both drought and heavy snow have damaged or killed many trees in Prairie Village. On Arbor Day, Friday, April 26, 2013, Colonial Church in Prairie Village is coordinating the “4/1 Earth” community tree event. Colonial Church will provide and plant a free Redbud seedling (6-12”) to the first ten Prairie Village residents requesting one by calling 913-362-7735. Trained volunteers will ...

Sam’s Club Hosts Free Oral Care & Health Screening Event

April 8, 2013

There is more to a smile than Americans might think. U.S. consumers may be surprised to learn that those suffering from serious gum disease are 40 percent more likely to have another chronic condition, as recent studies associate oral health issues as identifiers of both diabetes and heart disease *1. To raise awareness about the connection between oral health and ...

Wright Career College offering new Nursing degree program

April 8, 2013

To be released April 8, 2013 OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Wright Career College is enrolling now for its new two year Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) RN program, which will be offered at our Overland Park and Wichita, Kan. campuses. Unlike other nursing programs, the College’s ADN program has no waiting list, allowing students to reach their career goals more ...

Middle East Specialist Addresses Significant Changes Following Arab Spring

April 8, 2013

Kansas City, MO – Fawaz A. Gerges, Ph.D., will present his lecture “The Arab Spring and Jihadism: Myth Confronts Reality?” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, in Mabee Theater, Sedgwick Hall as part of the visiting scholar lecture series. In his talk, Gerges will take stock of the profound changes taking place in the Middle East since the rise of ...

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