Business

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 ...

Get Inspired Kansas City “Speaking and Workshops to Inspire Your People”

Oct. 16, 2014

Looking for some inspiration for your organization or team? Kansas City life coach Sylvia Hall offers fresh and fierce workshops with insights that are immediately applicable. “I love to light people up," says Sylvia. "It’s not just about thinking positive. It is, rather, about creating an energy shift," she adds. Sylvia's presentations combine her strategic insights as a life coach ...

Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc.’s President, Jim Dean is Recognized as One of The Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America for the Second Consecutive Year

Oct. 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kansas City, MO (October 16, 2014) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage banking firm, is pleased to announce that President/CEO, Jim Dean, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine for two years in a row (2013 and 2014). The 100 Most Influential Mortgage ...

Kansas City’s Grant S. Arends of Alliance Benefit Group Companies of Minnesota & Kansas Honored for Philanthropic Contributions to iThirst, Inc.

Oct. 16, 2014

Leawood, Kansas: The Invest in Others Charitable Foundation established the Community Leadership Awards to support the philanthropic and volunteer activities of financial advisors. Financial advisors from across the nation are nominated by their peers for exemplifying outstanding leadership qualities in the industry and actively volunteering to improve their communities and make a difference in the lives of others. Hundreds of ...

Local pharmacist develops hangover-avoidance supplement, aims to keep Royals fans hangover-free throughout the playoffs and beyond.

Oct. 15, 2014

Kansas City, October 15, 2014 – Just in time for the Kansas City Royals’ historic playoff run, locally owned company Hypersonic Labs, Inc.® announces the launch of Wingman™, a pharmacist-developed hangover-avoidance supplement designed to enhance the metabolism of alcohol and absorb hangover-causing toxins, stopping the hangover before it starts. “We are very excited to introduce our hangover-avoidance supplement, Wingman™ to ...

KC Lawyers Bautista Allen LLC Named to Best of the Bar for 2014 by Kansas City Business Journal

Oct. 15, 2014

Recently, Jose Bautista and Daniel Allen, personal injury and car accident lawyers at Bautista Allen, were named to Best of the Bar for 2014 by the Kansas City Business Journal. This prestigious achievement has been given by the publication for 13 years, with honorees from the metro area chosen by their peers. Those honored include attorneys throughout the Kansas City ...

KC Health Supplement Startup Company Amazing 1-Shot Launches Stress Relief Drink

Oct. 15, 2014

The Amazing 1-Shot Stress Relief formula is a proprietary blend of Dr. Oz endorsed Relora® that also includes L-Theanine, Eleuthero Root, Bacopa Monnieri and brain-healthy vitamins. These proven ingredients can help reduce stress, anxiety and tension while enhancing focus and vitality. They have also been shown to reduce stress-related eating and contribute to weight loss and weight management. This stress ...

Senator Kraus Visits Independence Endoscopy Center

Oct. 14, 2014

Independence, MO – Missouri Senator for District 8, Will Kraus, will be visiting local small business, Consultants in Gastroenterology (CIG) at their Independence Endoscopy Center. Our physicians will be discussing current legislative items of importance with Senator Kraus. Healthcare reform and business practice laws make it important for healthcare providers to be involved in their local government. “We are excited ...

Heart of America Stand Down for Homeless Veterans - November 7

Oct. 14, 2014

Media contact: Joyce Richards joyce.richards1@icloud.com 913.645.1078 Hundreds of homeless Veterans in Kansas City will get a “hand up, not a hand out” on November 7. Veterans can receive clothing, shoes and boots, haircuts, community services and a hot lunch at the annual event at Memorial Hall, 600 N. 7th Street, Kansas City, Kansas. The Heart of America Stand Down typically ...

iModules Software Acquired by Leeds Equity Partners

Oct. 14, 2014

Leawood, KS (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 — iModules Software, headquartered in Leawood, Kansas, announced today that Leeds Equity Partners, LLC, the New York-based private equity firm focused exclusively on investing in the knowledge industries, has acquired the company. iModules was advised in the transaction by Aeris Partners, a premier information technology M&A advisory firm. Founded in 2002, iModules Software is ...

Look North Award Breakfast Set for Oct. 24

Oct. 14, 2014

The first ever breakfast meeting for the Look North Award will be Friday, Oct. 24 at Harrah’s North Kansas City. The annual meeting will feature Mark Lautman, author of “When the Boomers Bail: A Community Economic Survival Guide.” In addition, the EDC’s Strategic Planning Steering Committee will provide an update of the Clay County economic plan. The meeting highlight will ...

League of Women Voters to Review Ballot Issues Oct. 18

Oct. 13, 2014

The League of Women Voters of Kansas City, Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties will present information on ballot issues on Saturday, Oct. 18 at the North Kansas City Hospital Pavilion, 2800 Clay Edwards Dr., in the North Oak Room. The meeting is free and open to the public. The meeting, which begins at 9:30 a.m. with a social half hour ...

Dalyn Schmitt Steps Down as Heartland RADAC’s CEO and Founder

Oct. 13, 2014

Dalyn Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer for Heartland Regional Alcohol and Drug Assessment Center (Heartland RADAC), Roeland Park, Kan., announced today she plans to step down as the CEO on Dec. 31, 2014. Schmitt founded the organization in 1998 and has been instrumental in its steady growth and success over the last 16 years. Jason Hess, Executive Director, will steer the ...

Local Firm Adds Network Fiber Planner

Oct. 13, 2014

For More Information Contact: Samantha Saia 913-663-1900 10/13/2014 For Immediate Release: BHC RHODES Hires Network Planner for Utilities Segment Mr. Gregory Hilgers joins BHC RHODES as a Network Fiber Planner in their Utilities Services segment. Hilgers brings extensive knowledge of all aspects relating to outside/inside telecommunication plants. His addition gives BHC RHODES the ability to greater serve their customers by ...


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