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Helix Architecture + Design announces new associates

Aug. 28, 2014

08.28.2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, Mo- Helix Architecture + Design proudly announces the appointment of two new Associates, Jacob Palan and Andrea Glinn. As firm leaders, they have been directing initiatives within the company. Staff architectural designer Jacob Palan has been named an associate at Helix Architecture + Design. He leads Helix’s building information modeling (BIM) efforts. Jacob developed ...

Emergency preparedness/personal protection sales, service offered

Aug. 28, 2014

SISU Strategic Survival Solutions is an emergency preparedness / personal protection / outdoor survival sales and training facility located near the River Market district. SISU is a new retail establishment located at 100 E 7th St KCMO 64106 (816)595-7478 or sisukc@ymail.com store hours Mon-Fri 9-5 and Sat 11-4. SISU offers products like TASER, Sabre pepper spray, K-Bar, Maxpedition, 5.11, Glock, ...

Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc announces retirements, promotions

Aug. 28, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KS (August 27, 2014)- AWG recently announced the upcoming retirement of Mike Rand, COO for the Kansas City, Kansas based company. Mike has served the company in a variety of roles during his 34 year tenure, and recently announced he will be retiring at the end of the year. Mike recently commented, “Seeing the Company grow from two ...

Vanya Designs announces custom designed wedding gown giveaway

Aug. 28, 2014

Derby, KS – Vanya Designs & Custom Sewing (Vanya Designs) is pleased to announce The Design of Your Dreams Wedding Gown Giveaway Contest. The winner will receive a custom designed wedding gown in her choice of style and fabrics, up to a $2,000 value. The contest is open to legal U.S. residents 18 years of age or older at the ...

Tallgrass Creek’s Executive Team Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug. 27, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 27, 2014) – Eight members of the Executive Team at Tallgrass Creek retirement community late yesterday dumped buckets of ice water on their heads (see photo by Deborah Messmer) to raise awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. They did this to join a viral movement called the “Ice Bucket ...

Spec-Rite Designs Appoints New Manufacturer’s Representatives in Midwest

Aug. 27, 2014

Spec-Rite Designs, a global distributor, manufacturer and designer of phenolic furnishings, has announced the appointment of new regional manufacturer’s representatives from Rasmussen-Semad Corporation to cover all of Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Southern Illinois. The firm, based in Ballwin, MO, has been in existence for over 50 years and represents products in the commercial, educational, institutional and retail industries. “Rasmussen-Semad is ...

NAF Partners with United Country, to Liquidate Kansas Commercial Property

Aug. 27, 2014

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – The National Auctioneers Foundation has appointed the team at United Country – Kansas City Auction and Realty – along with Marknet Alliance online bidding platform and International Auction Champion, Megan McCurdy of McCurdy Auction in Wichita, Kan. – to conduct a live and online auction of a commercial land parcel they own in Johnson County, Kan. ...

Kansas City Commercial Sign & LED Retrofitting Company Launches New Website

Aug. 27, 2014

Excel Lighting & Signs, a Kansas City based LED lighting and commercial sign company offering custom commercial signs, sign service, and LED Lighting retrofits announces launch of innovative new website designed by Phil Singleton of Kansas City Website Design, who also performs SEO for the site. Recently, Excel Lighting & Signs had a brand new website developed for their custom ...

Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is Featured as One of The Fastest Growing Companies in America on the 2014 INC. 500/5000 List

Aug. 26, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: St. Louis, MO (August 26, 2014) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage-banking firm, is thrilled to announce they have been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America, according to the 2014 INC. 500/5000 list. This exclusive ranking is a huge honor for Cornerstone as it marks the 4th consecutive year ...

Chavez joins Fidelity Bank’s mortgage lending division

Aug. 26, 2014

CONTACT: Al Sanchez, Marketing Director, SVP/Fidelity Bank asanchez@fidelitybank.com or 316-268-7233 (Overland Park, KS) --- Fidelity Bank has added Pamela Chavez as a Kansas City-area residential loan officer. As an experienced residential lender and real estate professional, Chavez looks to bolster Fidelity’s loan origination activity and build relationships with area Realtors and homebuilders. “Pamela is well-versed in the nuances of the ...

White House to Honor Local Jim Allen, Jr and his Startup, Honor Capital, LLC

Aug. 26, 2014

On Monday, August 25, 2014 the White House announced that James S. Allen, Jr., co-founder of Honor Capital, LLC, a Kansas City native and Navy Veteran, has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the “Veteran Entrepreneur-Champions of Change” award. James (Jim) Allen, Jr. will formally receive the designation on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM ET at the ...

Overland Park’s Object Technology Solutions named to Inc. 5000 list

Aug. 25, 2014

Overland Park, KS - For the 8th time, Object Technology Solutions has made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. A global provider of IT solutions and services, OTSI enjoyed growth of 59% over the last three years, adding 120 jobs, to exceed a total of over 300 employees. Headquartered in Overland Park, OTSI has offices ...

Best-Selling Business Author Patrick Lencioni to Speak at Benedictine College

Aug. 25, 2014

Nationally-known business consultant Patrick Lencioni, author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, will be the keynote speaker for the academic year’s Opening Convocation at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 11:00 a.m. The presentation will take place in the Ralph Nolan Gymnasium inside the St. John Paul II Student Center on the college campus located ...

LightEdge Solutions Completes ISO 20000 Certification

Aug. 25, 2014

LightEdge Solutions is pleased to announce that it has successfully obtained the ISO 20000 certification. Completing the certification, which is the first international standard for IT service management, is a significant competitive differentiator in the IT services industry. The process to become ISO 20000 certified includes multiple audits, constant reviews and improvements to stay current on the highest standard of ...

INTOUCH SOLUTIONS EARNS SPOT ON 2014 INC. 5000 LIST OF FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES

Aug. 25, 2014

Media Contact: Laura Jung 913-660-9626 ljung@morningstarcomm.com INTOUCH SOLUTIONS EARNS SPOT ON 2014 INC. 5000 LIST OF FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES Overland Park, Kan. (August 25, 2014) — Intouch Solutions, a marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, earned a position on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list. This competitive list showcases the fastest growing companies in America. Based in Kansas City, with offices ...

FGI KC offers panel discussion on turning your passion into a business

Aug. 22, 2014

FGI KC's Turning Your Passion Into A Business - A Panel Discussion and Brunch SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER, 28TH 11-1 pm at Historic Kansas City’s Downtown Hotel Phillips 106 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105 Participating Panelist: LAURA KATHLEEN of Project Runway and Project Runway All Stars. This St. Louis designer began working on her career in fashion when she was ...

Baker University to host career enhancement workshop at Overland Park campus

Aug. 22, 2014

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies is hosting a career enhancement workshop from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, at its Overland Park campus, 7301 College Blvd. Part of Baker’s professional development series, the event is free and open to the public. The workshop will focus on resume writing and interviewing skills. Marti Miller of Bridge ...

Lathrop & Gage welcomes two attorneys in Kansas City

Aug. 22, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2014) – Lathrop & Gage LLP announced recently that Sean T. Foley has joined as an associate in the firm’s toxic and mass tort practice and Devon J. Steinmeyer has joined as an associate in the firm’s corporate practice. Sean Foley focuses his practice on personal injury, premises liability, product liability and tortious interference litigation. ...

KC-area company integrates with national real estate giant

Aug. 22, 2014

United States Appraisals, a leader in the appraisal management industry, today announced full integration of its proprietary software platform with Encompass, Ellie Mae’s all-in-one mortgage management solution. The software will streamline and accelerate the appraisal process for loan applications that flow through Encompass by automating data and other entry components and providing thorough, up-to-date appraisal status information. The proprietary platform’s ...

Rare coin and metals dealer offers in-store Bitcoin ATM

Aug. 21, 2014

CoinSolutions The Midwest’s leader in Virtual Currency applications has placed it's first Bitcoin ATM machine in Raymore MO. The machine is available to use immediately at C and D Coins, located at 203 North Madison Street, Raymore MO. Tutorial and educational information is available at the location. Bitcoin is a form of digital currency , created and held electronically. It ...

Kutak Rock Attorneys recognized by 2015 Best Lawyers in America

Aug. 20, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Aug. 18, 2014 – Kutak Rock is pleased to announce that six of its Kansas City and Wichita attorneys are included in the 21st edition of the Best Lawyers in America publication. The lawyers are listed among 56 total Kutak Rock attorneys recognized in the Best Lawyers 2015 listing. Four honored Kansas City attorneys include: Jack ...

Fidelity Bank adds to Kansas City commercial lending team

Aug. 20, 2014

Fidelity Bank has added Adam Buerger as a Kansas City-area commercial lender. Based out of Fidelity’s newest office at 14435 Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, Buerger is helping manage the Bank’s loan portfolio while building new customer relationships. “We are excited to have Adam contributing to our expansion in the Kansas City market,” said Tim Nelson, Fidelity’s chief lending officer. ...

SFS Architecture Announces Plans for New Crossroads Office

Aug. 20, 2014

Contact: Carol Martin Tracy Telephone: 816/474-1397 Email: cmtracy@sfsarch.com Kansas City, MO – After celebrating 40 years of performance driven design in 2013, SFS is poised for continued long-term success with a growing client base and diversity of projects, an expanding staff and plans for a new office in the Crossroads District. Since its founding, the firm’s client-focused process has resulted ...


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