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Dan Fast elected president of Petroleum & Convenience Store Association of Kansas

Sept. 18, 2014

Dan Fast, President of Pic-Quik, Inc., Hutchinson, was elected president of the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas (PMCA of Kansas) during the association’s 100th annual convention at The Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, Wichita, on September 15, 2014. Fast has been a member of the association’s executive committee for the past three years. He has also served on ...

Wayne Reed honored for service to Kansas petroleum industry

Sept. 18, 2014

Wayne Reed, former President of Bennington Oil Company, Minneapolis, KS, was recently awarded the 2014 PMCA Distinguished Service Award by members of the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas (PMCA of Kansas). Reed received the citation on September 15, 2014 during the association’s 100th annual convention at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, Wichita. The distinguished service award is ...

Feast Magazine Debuts in Kansas City September 27th

Sept. 18, 2014

Feast Magazine Debuts in Kansas City on September 27 Kansas City, Missouri – September 17, 2014 – Feast Magazine (feastmagazine.com) is expanding to a regional presence, covering the state of Missouri with a focus on St. Louis and Kansas City, as well as Eastern Kansas and Southern Illinois. The magazine’s October issue launches in Kansas City on Saturday, September 27, ...

Arrow Fabricare Services Celebrates 100 Years of Service

Sept. 17, 2014

Arrow Fabricare Services Leslie Wright Marketing and Advertising Manager 816-931-2452 leslie@arrowcare.com www.arrowcare.com Kansas City, MO, September 2014 – A milestone is fast approaching for Arrow Fabricare Services, as it announces its 100-year anniversary this September. A celebration is planned in December in Kansas City, MO to celebrate their 100 years in business. The event is being held to celebrate with ...

BALDWIN RECIEVES 2014 TURNAROUND MANAGEMENT AWARD

Sept. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gene R. Baldwin 316-371-2908 9-16-14 gene4653@icloud.com BALDWIN RECIEVES 2014 TURNAROUND MANAGEMENT AWARD OVERLAND PARK, KANS. - Gene R. Baldwin was recently was awarded the 2014 Best Small Company Transaction Award from the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), according to Mark Switzer, TMA Director of Marketing and Communications. The award recognizes his involvement in the turnaround and subsequent ...

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. Acquires 196 Unit Apartment Complex in Ankeny, IA

Sept. 17, 2014

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. Acquires 196 Unit Apartment Complex in Ankeny, IA North Kansas City, MO – September 17, 2014 – Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. (“MRTI”), a real estate investment trust with corporate headquarters located in North Kansas City, MO, has completed the acquisition of a 77% equity interest in Applewood Partners L.P., (“Applewood”), primarily from affiliates of MRTI’s board ...

Cloverleaf Office Park Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Employment for Norman Johnson

Sept. 17, 2014

Overland Park, KS—A surprise catered luncheon was held for Norman Johnson on September 17, 2014, in celebration of 60 years of employment with Bear & Bear Associates, the owner of Cloverleaf Office Park. Norman was hired in August 1964 by Jack Bear, the Park’s developer. Norman worked side-by-side with Jack to build and manage the Park, which is comprised of ...

Growth Spurs Addition of New Staff for Ad Agency

Sept. 17, 2014

Dawn Kidwell joins EAG Advertising & Marketing’s expanding marketing team. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 17, 2014) – EAG Advertising & Marketing (EAG) today announced the addition of Dawn Kidwell to the position of Account Director. Kidwell will lead marketing initiatives for a number of EAG’s Kansas City-based clients. “We are thrilled to bring Dawn’s talents, energy and enthusiasm to EAG,” ...

Balance Innovations, BOK Financial team up

Sept. 17, 2014

Lenexa, Kan.: Balance Innovations has partnered with BOK Financial Corp. on electronic check processing services to provide retailers with additional processing options and features. BOK Financial will serve as one of the processing clearinghouses for ACH and Check 21 transactions processed by retailers using Balance Innovations’ vbEPIX electronic back office check conversion solution. vbEPIX processes all check types, including personal, ...

First National Bank and OPSF Reinvest in Community

Sept. 17, 2014

For Release Thursday, September 18, 8:30am Contact: Cindy VonFeldt, Executive Director Olathe Public Schools Foundation 315 N. Lindenwood Dr. Olathe, KS 66062 (913) 780-8222 foundation@olatheschools.org (Olathe, KS) First National Bank and the Olathe Public Schools Foundation team up to bring a state-of-the-art plasma cutter to the Olathe Advanced Technical Center this fall. Through their Community Reinvestment Grant, First National Bank ...

Fairfield County Renovators Provides the Best Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling in Fairfield CT

Sept. 16, 2014

Fairfield County, September 12, 2014 - Fairfield County Renovators guarantees the most reliable and outstanding bathroom and kitchen remodeling in Fairfield CT. This contractor is now recognized as the best service provider for bathroom and kitchen remodeling, and handyman services. There are more exciting and irresistible offers that people should expect. Being the leader in the industry is a great ...

The Freelance Exchange of Kansas City Presents: 2014 Showcase

Sept. 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Cortés Founder/President The Freelance Exchange of Kansas City 913.484.8350 president@fxofkc.com FX Showcase connects businesses with local talent KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 16, 2014) — The Freelance Exchange (FX) is gearing up to host the annual Showcase on Thursday, October 2nd, from 3 pm-7 pm, at The Overland Park Convention Center. Members of the local business ...

Free small business block party slated

Sept. 15, 2014

Join BMO Harris Bank for a free B to B networking event on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 11am to 1pm at the BMO Harris branch located at 11301 Nall, Leawood. Bankers will be on hand to answer your financial questions about how BMO Harris can help you better manage your business. Free food and drinks. No registration necessary. If you ...

Leopold Gallery donates sculpture for school benefit

Sept. 15, 2014

Kansas City, MO, September 15, 2014 – The Leopold Gallery, a nationally ranked gallery and art consultancy based in Brookside, has donated a Lyman Whitaker Wind Sculpture to St. John LaLande School for its annual fundraising event. The sculpture will be auctioned on November 8 with proceeds earmarked for a computer technology upgrade and replacement of 30 year-old classroom furniture ...

American Royal announces 2014 Royal Scholars

Sept. 13, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Royal Announces 2014 Royal Scholars September 13, 2014 - Kansas City – The American Royal Association was pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 American Royal Scholars at the 12th Annual American Royal Business and Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, September 10 in Kemper Arena. The Royal Scholars program is designed to provide an opportunity for ...

KC brands take high tech Amtrak Acela-hybrid Porsche race northeast

Sept. 12, 2014

Who would win in a race: a car or a train? A debate started on social media has become an event that will feature high-tech, highly-connected online coverage. What started as a friendly wager became the first ever Road vs Rails. This social media enabled competition and showcased of the perks of each mode of transportation. Last year, Matt Staub, ...

At Your Service appliance repair celebrates running 100,000th service call

Sept. 11, 2014

At Your Service Appliance Repair announced they ran their 100,000th service call on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. To celebrate the milestone, their President and founder, Kirby Hills, personally took the phone call to schedule the appointment and then provided the service. In addition, Mr. Hills awarded their VIP customer, Marcia Rodriguez of Kansas City, Missouri, a basket full of appliance ...

EAG Advertising & Marketing expands in Crossroads, names new clients

Sept. 11, 2014

Agency focused on small business continues exceptional growth. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 10, 2014) – EAG Advertising & Marketing (EAG), Kansas City’s only agency devoted to small business, has signed a 5-year lease to occupy 5500 square feet in the Safeway Lofts, just blocks from its former location at 22nd and Washington. The move comes on the heels of the ...

liNKCity To OFFER Residents FREE Gigabit Service in 2015

Sept. 10, 2014

liNKCity and Datashack to offer FREE Gigabit Service to Residential Customers in 2015 North Kansas City, MO – Beginning in 2015 North Kansas City residents will get to set the world on fire, and experience true gigabit speeds for the first time all for free. Existing residential customers will be upgraded from their existing plans free of charge, while new ...

Children’s Mercy Hospital win Charity of the Month Contest

Sept. 9, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Sonja Griesbach Woody's Automotive Group (660) 247-5319 sonja@woodysauto.com KANSAS CITY, Children's Mercy Hospital receives $500 from Woody's Automotive Group Monthly Facebook Charity Contest!! Inline image 1 Woody's Automotive Group is honored to congratulate Children's Mercy Hospital for winning our charity of the month contest !! Many of our families and friends, have a ...

Lenexa Pharmacists receives Excellence in Innovation Award

Sept. 9, 2014

Lenexa Pharmacist Amanda Applegate Honored for Nancy Longest NASPA Awards Coordinator 804.285.4431 Excellence in Innovation of Pharmacy Practice Topeka, Kansas, September 9, 2014 — The Kansas Pharmacists Association has selected Amanda Applegate as the recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Innovation Award for outstanding advancement of pharmacy practice. Applegate was presented the award at the Annual Convention on Friday, September ...

Innovative Web Strategies Drive United Country’s July Sales Momentum

Sept. 9, 2014

September 9, 2014 – (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – United Country Real Estate reported record web traffic in July, which was reflected in company sales numbers for the same period. The nation’s leading lifestyle1 real estate firm recently announced increased activity across each of the primary lifestyle property type segments in which they specialize. “Both our traditional real estate and auction ...

Kansas, Missouri blood cancer patients to benefit from merger of two Leukemia & Lymphoma Society chapters

Sept. 8, 2014

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is unifying its Kansas Chapter with its Mid-America Chapter in order to serve blood cancer patients more efficiently. The newly strengthened Mid-America chapter will continue to provide the same level of support, education and advocacy programs to patients and their families – as well as health care professionals – throughout all of Kansas and ...

Accessory kit protects against spread of pandemic flu, best seller for Quake Kare of St. Louis

Sept. 8, 2014

SEPTEMBER 9, 2014, St. Louis, Missouri…A new emergency accessory kit that contains effective supplies to protect from the spread of pandemic flu is proving to be a best-seller for St. Louis-based Quake Kare, which packages and distributes the kits individually or as an accessory to its home emergency survival kit. “We are experiencing substantial increases in sales of our pandemic ...


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