Business

Harvesters’ Operations Chief Honored by Feeding America

Oct. 30, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Distributing more than 3 million meals each month through a network of more than 620 nonprofit agencies is a big job with huge logistical challenges. At Harvesters—The Community Food Network, that job is led by Chief Operating Officer Norm Bowers. To recognize his work on behalf of the hungry, Feeding America recently named Bowers Central Region Operations ...

Convergia Phone Consultants Offer Free Consultations on Avaya 1400 Series Business Phones

Oct. 30, 2014

Pointe-Claire, Quebec ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) October 29, 2014 - Convergia, a Montreal, Canada, US and international voice and data service provider, is offering expert, professional consultations for businesses, about Avaya's 1400 series digital telephones. The consultations are free, showing companies how the Avaya 1400 series digital deskphones work, and discussing how to find the right telephone business system and solutions ...

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Kansas City Northland Show Their Royal Pride

Oct. 29, 2014

The real estate agents at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Kansas City, Northland office, show their Royal PRIDE at their bi-weekly sales meeting on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. They all wore their Royal Blue to show support for Game 6 of the World Series. It looks like it worked, because the Royals shut out the Giants that night in ...

MarksNelson Expands Consulting Department

Oct. 29, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 29, 2014) – MarksNelson LLC expands Consulting Department with the addition of Christine Hoffman Hoffman has joined MarksNelson as a supervisor in the Consulting Department. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a focus in Finance and Economics from Rockhurst University and has many years of Fortune 100 company management experience. * ...

Lead Bank Offers New Financing Options and Advisory Services for Women Business Owners

Oct. 28, 2014

Lead Bank, a locally-owned community bank dedicated to the needs of small businesses in the Kansas City, is pleased to support National Women in Business Month (October) with their Women In Business Initiative. Lead Bank has a dedicated product offering designed to support local, women-owned businesses. They offer exceptionally low fixed rates and up to five years for long-term loans ...

FORMER VERIZON EXECUTIVE TO LEAD COSENTRY KANSAS CITY REGION

Oct. 28, 2014

For Immediate Release FORMER VERIZON EXECUTIVE TO LEAD COSENTRY KANSAS CITY REGION Proven Leader Michael Henderson to Drive Growth as Regional Sales Vice President OMAHA, Neb., – October 28, 2014 – Cosentry, the leading Midwest provider of Data Center Services, today announced the appointment of industry veteran, Mike Henderson. Henderson joins the Cosentry team as Regional Sales Vice President to ...

Clean Energy Capital and the Orange County Water District Have Made the Report for the Orange County Desalinization Project

Oct. 28, 2014

Clean Energy Capital, a leading financial advisory service provider for the energy and infrastructure sectors, has completed a detailed analysis of the Huntington Beach desalinization project proposed by Poseidon Water LLC. In their report, Clean Energy Capital provides the Orange County Water District with an analysis of the proposal provided by Poseidon Water LLC in order to determine whether or ...

Treanor Architects moves to larger office at 1811 Baltimore Avenue

Oct. 27, 2014

Kansas City, Mo. (October 21, 2014) – “Our new office provides the additional space Treanor needs now, and will support the growth we expect in the future,” explains Andy Pitts, Treanor Architects principal and Kansas City office manager. Treanor’s growth can be attributed to continued growth of its current design studios, Justice and Preservation, and the addition of the firm’s ...

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 ...

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 ...

Traffic Law Center app released

Oct. 23, 2014

Contact: Robin Sullivan P: (314) 842-5381 E: robinsullivan@trafficlawcenter.com 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 ...

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: shatara.r.seymour.civ@mail.mil 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 ...

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 ...

Kansas City Moving Company Announce Launch of New Websites

Oct. 22, 2014

Metro Wide Movers, a trusted residential and commercial moving company in the Kansas City metro area, announces the launch of two new websites dedicated to providing vital information and advice to those in need of moving services in Olathe, Mission, Leawood, Lenexa, Shawnee, and surrounding cities in Kansas and Missouri. Metro Wide Movers, a full-service residential and commercial moving company ...

EPCOR Announces Payment Systems Award Winners

Oct. 21, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 21, 2014) – EPCOR® - Your Electronic Payments Core of Knowledge today announced the recipients of its Payment Systems Awards at the Awards Luncheon of the annual EPCOR Payments Conference – Fall 2014 at The Westin Crown Center Hotel, Kansas City. EPCOR CEO Ann-Marie Bartels, AAP, presented the 2014 Marquis Award to Carrollton Bank and St. ...

Networks Plus Acquired by BVTC

Oct. 21, 2014

Home, Kan. – October 20, 2014 – Blue Valley Tele-Communications, Inc. announced this week it has acquired Networks Plus of Manhattan, Kan. The acquisition combines BVTC’s experience and expertise in communications and Information Technology (IT) services, with capabilities, certifications, and technical expertise from the Networks Plus team. This will provide customers access to one of the most powerful IT teams ...

Carol Wei, founder of the Mid-America Asian Culture Association, honored with the 2014 Kansas Minority Business Advocate of the Year Award and a national 2014 Small Business Influencer Award

Oct. 20, 2014

Olathe, KAN (Oct. 20, 2014): Carol Wei, founder of the Mid-America Asian Culture Association, has been recently honored with a small business advocacy award and a national recognition for her Asian community leadership. Carol was selected the “2014 Kansas Minority Business Advocate of the Year” by the Kansas Department of Commerce Office of Minority & Women Business Development. Wei accepted ...

Local Business Community Rallies to help Children in Foster Care at KVC Health Systems Gala

Oct. 20, 2014

VanBrock, Bank of Blue Valley, Garmin, Anthem Media, Darol Rodrock Foundation, Holmes Murphy, IMA and JE Dunn among the lead sponsors Olathe, Kansas – October 20, 2014– KVC Health Systems is pleased to announce it will host The Gala on Fire on Friday, November 21 at the Historic Firestone Building in downtown Kansas City, Mo. to benefit more than 3,100 ...

Craig Safety Technologies announces alliance with Forward Thinking Systems, worldwide provider of asset tracking and fleet management software

Oct. 20, 2014

Kansas City (October 20, 2014): Craig Safety Technologies (CST), a Kansas City-based safety and compliance technology and consulting company, is proud to announce a recent business alliance with Forward Thinking Systems (FTS), a New York-based worldwide provider of asset tracking and fleet management software, according to Brenda L. Craig, President of CST. “CST owns a proprietary compliance safety management system ...

Starz Studio of Performing Arts gains new teacher talent

Oct. 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Starz Studio of Performing Arts Gains New Teacher Talent High Quality Dance Studio Strengthens Teaching Staff Oak Grove, MO, October 20, 2014 – Starz Studio of Performing Arts has brought two dynamic nationally recognized teachers to add to their award winning dance instruction studio. Abby Dymond and Hayley Davis have joined the Starz Studio of Performing Arts ...

Dr. Dustin Burleson donates orthodontic care in celebration of National Orthodontic Health Month

Oct. 17, 2014

Kansas City, MO – October 2014: For the second year in a row, Dr. Dustin Burleson and Burleson Orthodontics will be partnering with international nonprofit Smiles Change Lives (SCL) to host their “Share a Smile” program. For every child that begins orthodontic treatment with Burleson Orthodontics during the month of October, Dr. Burleson will also treat a child through Smiles ...

Kansas Home Watch Services gains second-year accredited member status in National Home Watch Association

Oct. 17, 2014

Kansas Home Watch Service, of Ozawkie, has gained Accredited Member status in the National Home Watch Association for the second consecutive year. The NHWA was formed in 2010 in order to establish and maintain the highest industry standards for Home Watch and absentee homeowner services throughout the United States and Canada (www.nationalhomewatchassociation.org). Owners Marlin and Cheryl Youngquist have lived in ...

AAVSB reports death of Executive Director Robyn Kendrick

Oct. 17, 2014

Kansas City, MO (October 17, 2014) - The Board of Directors of the American Association of Veterinary State Boards today reported with deep sadness the passing of Robyn Kendrick, the organization's executive director. Ms. Kendrick guided AAVSB since 2007, leading it to greater prominence in providing quality, relevant programs and service that its members rely on to carry out their ...


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