Four Records Broken at the American Royal Junior Premium Livestock Auction

Oct. 27, 2014

October 27, 2014 - Kansas City – American Royal supporters rewarded youth exhibitors with record-breaking prices for championship animals at the association’s annual Junior Premium Livestock Auction (JPLA) on October 26. Records were broken in four categories. The Grand Champion Market Steer was purchased for $200,000 by Neal and Jeanne Patterson with the Cerner Corporation. The Reserve Grand Champion Steer ...

Evening for Women — Health Screening Event

Oct. 27, 2014

Join Shawnee Mission Health for an evening of health screenings, education and support designed especially for women on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 6-7:30 p.m. or 6:30-8 p.m. at Shawnee Mission Primary Care – Leawood. Bring a friend and get the information you need to improve your health from the experts at Shawnee Mission Health. For just $20, you’ll receive blood ...

Midas Project Feed More Helps Put the Brakes on Hunger with Extra Push During Holidays

Oct. 25, 2014

Midas hopes to change the hunger equation this holiday season by providing 55,000 meals to those in need. Midas is donating $11,000 to 11 local food banks as part of its Project Feed More program. A $1 donation to local food banks can provide at least 5 meals for those in need. The $11,000 Midas donation will help ensure 55,000 ...

Community pharmacists do more than fill prescriptions

Oct. 24, 2014

Community Pharmacists – Doing More Than Meets The Eye By Michael Larkin October is American Pharmacists Month, which makes it a great time to showcase all of the services and benefits that local pharmacists offer to their communities. Pharmacists are often misperceived by their abilities to care for patients and are only seen as healthcare professionals who “just fill prescriptions.” ...

Protest rally at Grandview City Hall Oct. 27

Oct. 24, 2014

Grandview, MO 10/24/2014 —The Ministers Action Alliance along with the NAACP will be at the Grandview, MO City Hall for a protest rally at 6:00 pm Monday, October 27, 2014. We are there to protest and bring awareness to the degrading relationship between many of the city’s departments and its minority citizens. The areas that need attention are the following: ...

Ken Scheve wins Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry Extension Business Award

Oct. 24, 2014

Ken Scheve, project manager, Mid-America Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (TAAC), Blue Springs, a program of the University of Missouri Extension Business Development Program (BDP), has won the 2014 Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry Extension Business Award for exceptional guidance and instruction in starting or improving businesses in southeast Missouri. “Winning this award is a great honor for Ken, TAAC ...

Prairie dog relocation poject slated in Hutchinson

Oct. 24, 2014

By Cheryl Mitchell October 24, 2014 Relocation before Development – Prairie Dog Relocation Project Hutchinson, KS - As the prospective buyers walked the property located East of Olive Garden at the NWC of East 17th Avenue & Highway 61, in Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, they realized they had colonies of Prairie Dogs, most likely transplanted from the surrounding area development. ...

Red Hatters due special luncheon at Senior Star at Wexford Place on Nov. 6

Oct. 24, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KANSAS CITY, MO (October 24, 2014) – Senior Star at Wexford Place is inviting all Northlanders to a special Red Hat Social and Luncheon on Thursday, November 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6500 North Avenue, Kansas City. Included in the day’s festivities is a delicious lunch, live entertainment by the Shake, Rattle and Roll ...

Traffic Law Center app released

Oct. 23, 2014

Contact: Robin Sullivan P: (314) 842-5381 E: KANSAS CITY, MO- 10/23/2014- Traffic Law Center, Sullivan and Associates® has developed and released a mobile application designed to simplify the traffic ticket submission process for clients. Available today on iPhone® and Android ™ devices, the Traffic Law Center App allows clients to submit their traffic tickets to the firm through the ...

7 proven ways to get your children to quit fighting

Oct. 23, 2014

Contact: Gabrielle Reilly Email: Phone: 913 244 3485 Do your kids fight? Did you know that sibling bullying may have a more negative impact on our long-term emotional health than schoolyard bullying does? This is a conclusion of a recent Oxford University study which makes perfect sense! Would you want your children to suffer long-term mental health issues? You ...

Hint announces vew VP of marketing and strategic growth

Oct. 23, 2014

October 25, 2014 New Addition Dan Barker Enjoys Royal Welcome With Mastercard’s “Priceless Surprises” Campaign KANSAS CITY: As part of their continued commitment to strategic, multi-media solutions for their clients, local marketing and digital content company Hint has hired Dan Barker as Vice-President of Marketing and Strategic Growth. Barker formerly led business development for local agencies Clickfarm, C3, and the ...

Soldiers now able to intern with businesses

Oct. 23, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573.563-4012 BY: Dawn Arden EMAIL: FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – A new Soldier for Life initiative will benefit Soldiers separating from the military and employers wishing to hire veterans. Under the Army wide initiative, transitioning Soldiers have the opportunity to apply for internships and apprenticeships while still on ...

Post voluteers to participate in Make a Difference Day

Oct. 23, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573.563-4012 BY: Stephen Standifird EMAIL: FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – The 24th annual Make a Difference Day is scheduled to take place at 8 a.m., Saturday on Fort Leonard Wood. Fort Leonard Wood volunteers will take part in more than 40 projects, which will include area beautification and ...

Family Harvest Festival slated Oct. 31

Oct. 23, 2014

International House of Prayer in Kansas City, MO, is hosting its 3rd annual Family Harvest Festival on Friday, Oct 31, from 5-9pm, at the Children’s Equipping Center Camp and Training Center, 11700 Grandview Rd, KCMO 64137. This safe, family-friendly environment offers lots of candy, free pony rides, a petting zoo, bounce houses, spin art, and carnival games, plus free popcorn, ...

Arrow covers transportation at World Series

Oct. 23, 2014

Arrow Stage Lines supplied over 31 motorcoaches to provide game day transportation for this year’s World Series, games one and two, in Kansas City. “It’s always an honor to work with each of our clients,” said Arrow V.P. of Sales, Chuck Gunnels. “But it is even more of a privilege to be a part of history.” Arrow Stage Lines handled ...

H&R Block continues seasonal hiring process

Oct. 23, 2014

H&R Block Continues Seasonal Hiring Process Tuesday career fair scheduled in Kansas City For Immediate Release Oct. 23, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s unemployment rate is more than 6 percent and national unemployment numbers likewise remain above 6 percent. 1 H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) is doing its part to lower the numbers even more, including starting its seasonal hiring ...

Rediscover marks 45th anniversary with Nov. 14 celebration

Oct. 23, 2014

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – (October 22, 2014) – On Friday, November 14th at 6pm, ReDiscover will mark 45 years of help, hope and healing with a 45th Celebration at the InterContinental Hotel on the Country Club Plaza. This special evening will feature actress and singer Jennifer Holliday and will emceed by local TV personality Holly Starr. The 45th Celebration kicks ...

Energy efficient lighting solutions at TruLight LED

Oct. 23, 2014

Kansas City, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) October 23, 2014 - Businesses looking for a revolutionary LED lighting solution must consider TruLight LED. The commercial electric lighting technology employed here assures significant energy efficiency and savings. The light bulbs are brighter and utilize much less wattage. They come with evenly distributed no-fade light that is cooler, hereby safely touchable, more durable ...

Liberty Alliance earns White House drug-free grant

Oct. 22, 2014

Liberty Alliance for Youth, Inc. (LAFYI) has been awarded a Drug-Free Community grant from the White House Drug Policy Office. Michael Botticelli, acting director of the Office National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) recently announced LAFYI as one of the 680 grant recipients awarded nationally to provide local communities funding to prevent youth substance use and increase community involvement in prevention. ...

Bishops of California, West Missouri and Kansas engage in World Series wager

Oct. 22, 2014

Contact: Gary Allman, Director of Communications Tel: (417) 522-5151 Email: The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California, the Rt. Rev. Martin “Marty” Field, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri, and the Rt. Rev. Dean Wolfe, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas have engaged in a friendly wager to raise money ...

50 Plus presents a Mexican Fiesta on Nov. 17 at Cedar Lake Village

Oct. 22, 2014

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in November during a new special event being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event is called Mexican Fiesta and will involve a taco bar and sombrero scavenger hunt. Cedar Lake Village senior living community of Olathe is opening their doors for a special dinner in their ...

Enjoy interacting with other scrapbookers during new Scrapbook Crop session set on Nov. 15

Oct. 22, 2014

Do you enjoy scrapbooking, but feel you could benefit from spending time enjoying your hobby with others who enjoy your hobby? A new program being presented by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District can help. The program is called Scrapbook Crop and is the modern-day equivalent of quilting bees of the past. Participants ages 16 and older are invited ...

Hear “Stories of the Past” during Nature Explorers home school program on Nov. 13

Oct. 22, 2014

Ancestors and those who came before us are the topic of an intergenerational nature program designed to supplement and support home school efforts which is being offered in mid-November at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. The program is called Nature Explorers is for youth ages six to 12 with a parent. This ...

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