African Children’s Choir at First Baptist Church, Grandview

May 3, 2013

The African Children's Choir will present a concert at First Baptist Church, 1416 Main St., Grandview, MO on May 12, 2013 at 11 AM. The public is welcome. Free admission. A free-will offering will be received. Call the church office at 816-763-2200 for more information, or visit: The African Children’s Choir is composed of African children, aged 7 to ...

Tallgrass Creek’s 65-Acre Campus in Overland Park is Now a Certified Wildlife Habitat

May 3, 2013

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 3, 2013) – The 65-acre campus of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park has been recognized as being an official Certified Wildlife Habitat™ site by National Wildlife Federation (NWF). The Tallgrass Creek campus attracts a variety of birds, butterflies and other local animals by providing a wildlife-friendly landscape. More than 40 different species of birds ...

New Midtown Business Grand Opening this Weekend!

May 3, 2013

Flaunt Esthetics is hosting it's grand opening this Saturday at their New Location in Midtown! Formerly located at the Plaza, owner Danie Hawkins was ready to be a part of the booming revitalization going on in Midtown. Her new and expanded shop is located at 3535 Broadway Suite 212. She has been dubbed the "Queen of Lashes", which is one ...

Trent Green Family Foundation announces a five-year partnership with Phoenix Family to create the HIKE Reading Achievement Program

May 3, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 2, 2013) — More than 2,000 Kansas City-area children have a brighter hope for the future, thanks to a new literacy program established by the Trent Green Family Foundation. The HIKE Reading Achievement Program will provide expert instruction, academic support and educational resources to raise the reading level of every child in a Phoenix Family community. ...

Kansas City hip hop artist Nico Yuch in bank robbery video

May 2, 2013

LOCAL HIP HOP ARTIST ROBS KANSAS CITY BANK TO SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT HIS MUSIC Dedication or just pure insanity? Nico Yoch does it what it takes to get his music heard, even if it involves robbing a bank. With the help of Rockhaven Films, Yoch took his music to the next level by filming a music video to his ...

Kansas City Baseball Historical Society slates June 20 meeting

May 2, 2013

Baseball Fans! You are invited to the Kansas City Baseball Historical Society Meeting The Kansas City Baseball Historical Society (KCBHS) will hold their next monthly meeting in June, 2013. DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 20, 2013 7:00-9:00 PM (suggest you arrive early to dine) PLACE: Harrahs Casino (VooDoo Lounge), #1 Riverboat Drive, North Kansas City, MO (dining available at several casino restaurants ...

Netchemia announces $6.5 million investment to accelerate growth

May 2, 2013

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (May 2, 2013) — Netchemia LLC, the leading provider of cloud-based talent management software specifically developed for K-12 school districts and institutions, announced an equity investment from Mainsail Partners to support the company’s growth plans. The investment is part of a long-term, collaborative partnership that will allow Netchemia to tap Mainsail’s deep operational expertise and further bolster ...

Adult Education Opportunities - May 13th

May 2, 2013

Adult Education Opportunities Monday May 13, 2013 at 2:00pm Advisers from KU’s Educational Opportunity Center and Veterans Upward Bound programs will be presenting on what these groups can do for non-traditional students trying to get back into school. There will be time at the end of the presentations for questions and to talk with the advisers individually. This is a ...


May 2, 2013

$250 shopping spree to be awarded to one lucky shopper LEE’S SUMMIT, MO (May 1, 2013) - Explore the shopping destinations at Summit Fair and Summit Woods Crossing this weekend during Passport Shopping with Hope House. Stop by the Macy’s Courtyard at Summit Fair and donate $5 to Hope House, a local domestic violence shelter, and receive a personal passport ...

New Blue Springs Walmart Neighborhood Market Hiring

May 2, 2013

Walmart will hire up to 95 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this summer in Blue Springs. A temporary hiring center has opened at 623 N.W. Mock Ave., Suite C, about a quarter mile south of the new store. Applications will be accepted from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interested applicants ...


May 2, 2013

University Announces Tuition Reduction, iPad® Integration KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 26, 2013) – For higher education students, tuition communications are rarely good news these days. By contrast, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences sent an email this week to its students that both surprised and pleased them. First, the University will lower tuition by 1 percent, a concept that ...


May 2, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 29, 2013) –Researchers at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) recently received the first ever 2013 Award of Excellence in Safety Research from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and Active Living Research (ALR) for their study on neighborhood playground equipment safety. The results of the study, ...

Students Walk in Solidarity Against Poverty

May 1, 2013

Students Walk in Solidarity Against Poverty CONTACT: Michael Cullinan, Principal 913-402-3950 WHO: 615 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School, joined by school administrators, teachers and staff, parents, parishioners and clergy WHAT: Walk in solidarity against poverty to kick off the School’s annual Go Forth to Serve Day WHEN: Friday, May 3; 9:00 ...

Prader-Willi Syndrome Night at the Races!

May 1, 2013

Prader-Willi Syndrome Night at the Races! Valley Speedway, Grain Valley, MO June 29, 2013, Gates open at 6pm Announcing the first annual Prader-Willi Syndrome, PWS night at the races. Valley Speedway, Grain Valley, MO has graciously offered to host this event on June 29th, 2013!!! Come see the PWS booth where we will be passing out information, selling t-shirts, lanyards ...

Donate gently used books and audiovisual items to the Joohnson County Library June book sale

May 1, 2013

The Johnson County Library will hold the 2013 Annual Sizzlin’ Summer Used Book Sale in cooperation with Friends of the Library from June 5-8 at Metcalf South Shopping Center, 9635 Metcalf, Overland Park, KS. In addition to materials retired from the Library’s collection, donated items from the public will also be offered for sale. The Friends of the Library are ...

Brown Industries and Coffman International – Moving Production to New Standards

May 1, 2013

Lawrence, KS – April 30, 2013 - Teaming demand with production can be a challenge, requiring a coordinated effort from all areas of a mid-sized manufacturing firm. Brown Industries launched 2013 with a fresh approach under the direction of new CEO David Price and a whole-company effort to streamline production. Proof of these efforts were realized in April with the ...

Olathe South, Liberty compete in High School Improv League Championships

May 1, 2013

High school improvisers from Olathe South High School and Liberty High School will compete this Sunday, May 5th in Seriously Playful's Operation: Show Season 2 Championships at ComedyCity. All semester long, improv teams from area high schools have gone head-to-head in an improv comedy show every Sunday at ComedyCity. The top four teams were selected for the play-offs. Olathe South ...

Owens & Minor Awards New Car to Kansas City Teammate for Perfect Attendance in 2012

May 1, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2013 Owens & Minor Awards New Car to Kansas City Teammate for Perfect Attendance in 2012 RICHMOND, VA….Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE-OMI) will honor a Kansas City-based teammate, who achieved perfect attendance in 2012, with a new Ford Mustang on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at its Kansas City Distribution Center. Each year ...

Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. Announces Annual Award Winners at Tourism Celebration on May 1, 2013

May 1, 2013

Kansas City, KS….The Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc (KCK CVB) celebrated another successful year at its annual Tourism Celebration on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The luncheon was held at the Jack Reardon Convention Center, 500 Minnesota Ave., in Kansas City, KS. Approximately 150 people were in attendance, including elected officials and tourism industry professionals. Five awards were ...

Area Youth attend International Karate Championship in Colorado on Sunday; Will be representing KC

May 1, 2013

Twelve students of Kwanzaa Martial Arts Academy, Kansas City, Mo., together with their coach, Master David Muhammad, will compete at the 17th Annual Rocky Mountain International Championship in Colorado on Sunday, May 5, 2013. The event, hosted and sponsored by IMA Karate and sanctioned by USA Karate, will be held at Monarch High School in Louisville. All traditional Karate styles ...

Ink’s Middle of the Map Film Fest takes place on May 1-5

May 1, 2013

For more information, please contact: Will Gregory PR - Will Gregory - 816-645-6116 KANSAS CITY, MO (April 30, 2013) – Ink magazine, Kansas City’s premier lifestyle and entertainment publication and The Record Machine, a pioneering, homegrown indie record label, are pleased to announce the kickoff of Ink’s Middle of the Map Film Fest presented by KC Chevy Dealers. This ...

CRB’s Kansas City, MO Office Moves to Briarcliff Hilltop Building

May 1, 2013

Kansas City, MO – May 1, 2014 – CRB announced today the relocation of its corporate headquarters to the Briarcliff Hilltop Building. CRB will be opening at the new location May 28th. The move and expansion will enhance the firm’s workspaces and technology to accommodate client needs and its rapidly growing staff. “We considered dozens of properties in the metro ...

Price Chopper Offers Customers Life-Saving Weather Alert Radios at Reduced Price

May 1, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jody Hanson, 816.994.0964 (Prairie Village, Kan.)…Having a weather radio can save your life during severe weather…especially if the power goes out or you can’t hear the outdoor sirens going off. That’s why Price Chopper has partnered with the Metropolitan Emergency Managers Committee (MEMS) on Project Community Alert – a community-wide effort to get weather radios ...

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