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Arts and Culture in Missouri Employ 92,000 and Provide $4.8 Billion in Compensation

April 20, 2017

New Federal Study Tracks Jobs per State CONTACT: Barbara MacRobie, public information coordinator, barbara.macrobie@ded.mo.gov, 314-340-6852, www.missouriartscouncil.org A total of 92,216 people in Missouri work in arts and cultural industries, earning $4,751,234 billion in compensation, according to a new federal study. The study, which analyzes data from 2014, is the first federal effort to provide in-depth analysis of the arts and ...

Children’s Therapy Services Announces Move to New Location.

April 17, 2017

Overland Park, KS (APRIL 2017) Overland Park-based Children’s Therapy Services (CTS) is excited to announce the opening of their new location at 7000 W 121st Street in Leawood, KS. music, art, and face painting with Sister Act painters. CTS is owned and operated by speech language pathologist Jennie Bjorem M.A., CCC-SLP. Jennie and her team provide speech and language therapy, ...

Jeff B. Kinney Joins Northland Securities’ Institutional Sales Team

April 12, 2017

Northland Securities Welcomes Former NFL Player Jeffrey B. Kinney to Institutional Sales Force Media contact for more information: Marketing at Northland Securities, 612.851.5900. MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 12, 2017 / -- Northland Securities, Inc., a full-service financial services firm based in Minneapolis, announces that Jeff Kinney has joined the firm as Director of Institutional Sales in their Denver office. Jeff began ...

Inaugural Leadership Summit Offered in Kansas City

April 12, 2017

Northwest offering leadership summit April 27 in Kansas City MARYVILLE, Mo. – Professionals from throughout the region are invited to practice and employ leadership, communication and problem-solving skills during an interactive summit offered this month by Northwest Missouri State University. Northwest will host the Premiere Leadership Summit from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at The View at ...

MOD PIZZA OPENS NEW LOCATION IN BLUE SPRINGSMISSOURI

April 12, 2017

BLUE SPRINGS, MO. (April 12, 2017) – MOD Pizza (MOD), a Seattle-based fast-casual restaurant specializing in individual artisan-style pizzas and salads made on demand, today announced the opening of its newest location at 1112 NE. Coronado Drive in Blue Springs, Missouri. Owned by Womack Restaurants, a multi-concept restaurant franchise operator, the new location marks the second Womack owned restaurant in ...

Health Facilities Group moves to new KC office

April 12, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2017 Contact: Brent Castillo, Vice President of Communications 316.262.2500 or brentc@hfgarchitecture.com Health Facilities Group moves to new KC office Health Facilities Group (HFG) is excited to announce that we’ve moved to a new space in Kansas City. Our new address is 1300 E. 104th St, Suite 225 Kansas City, MO 64131 (816) 249-1500 Founded in ...

Blue Ribbon Business After Hours to benefit CAPA

April 5, 2017

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2017 April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA) has a full calendar of events to help raise awareness and funds for its programs for local children and families. The Blue Ribbon Business After Hours on Tuesday, April 11, is the organization's signature event for the month, co-presented by ...

Amy Martens, P.E., named Kansas State University Alumni Fellow

April 5, 2017

Amy Martens, P.E., is one of 12 distinguished Kansas State University alumni honored as 2017 Alumni Fellows. Martens is an Alumni Fellow for the K-State Global Campus and will be on campus to present guest lectures April 19-21. Alumni Fellows return to campus to discuss current trends and to meet informally with students and faculty. The Fellows were chosen based ...

Tri-County Effort Featured in National Pilot Program

April 5, 2017

Tri-County Mental Health Services was featured among the partners of Netsmart Technologies in a recent article detailing a successful pilot program to better monitor health care. Netsmart is working closely with organizations in eight states selected for the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). CCBHC is based on the Excellence in Mental Health Act and includes a two-year, eight-state initiative ...

KJWW Engineering changes name to IMEG Corp.

April 4, 2017

KANSAS CITY – KJWW Engineering Consultants in St. Louis and Kansas City is now IMEG Corp. The name change follows a 2015 merger of KJWW and California-based TTG Engineers, at which time IMEG Corp. was formed. Both firms and their subsidiaries are now doing business as IMEG at their more than 30 locations worldwide. IMEG is one of the largest ...

National Association of Social Workers, Missouri Chapter, Awards SAVE Inc. as Agency of the Year

April 4, 2017

SAVE, Inc., the number one Shelter Plus Care voucher-providing agency in the state of Missouri, has been recognized as the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Missouri Chapter Agency of the Year for 2017. They will be awarded on Friday, March 31 at the National Association of Social Workers Missouri Chapter 2017 Show-Me Annual Symposium at Lake of the Ozarks, ...

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City Breaks Ground on $1 Million Train Station Adventure

April 3, 2017

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City announces the addition of a brand new, $1 million exhibit called Train Station Adventure, set to open late Spring 2017. Replacing the current LEGO® City soft play area, Train Station Adventure allows kids to climb, slide, jump and roll around train obstacles and even take control in the conductor’s chair. Families can even use their ...

Heritage Lawns & Irrigation Celebrates 22 Years of Offering Lawn Care Services in Kansas City

April 3, 2017

Heritage Lawns & Irrigation started back in 1995, with the still current owner and operator, Wes Ory, from his parents home in Olathe, KS. Over the last couple decades, Heritage Lawns & Irrigation has become a renowned resource for local lawn care and lawn maintenance services in the entire Kansas City metro. They also provide eco-friendly lawn care programs, so ...

Saving the planet by saving energy Climate Control working with KCPL, at the top when it comes to saving energy

April 3, 2017

LIBERTY, MO, 3/31/2017— Climate Control heating and cooling was recently recognized by Kansas City Power and Light for helping their customers save energy. Upgrading the efficiency of the air conditioners and heat pumps in our area reduces demand on the power plants, reducing the amount of greenhouse gasses in the environment. KCPL partners with select heating and cooling contractors in ...

Park University’s Annual Hauptmann Lecture to Feature PBS Host Alexander Heffner

April 3, 2017

A conversation that will navigate three areas of interest across civic life will be the focus of Park University’s 25th annual Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann Distinguished Guest Lecture Series event on Monday, May 1. The silver anniversary of the Hauptmann Lecture will be held on the University’s Parkville Campus for the first time since 2009 in the Park Distance Learning Conference ...

AT&T Selected by FirstNet to Build and Manage America’s First Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network Dedicated to First Responders

March 31, 2017

DALLAS, March 30, 2017 – AT&T* has been selected by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to build and manage the first broadband network dedicated to America’s police, firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS). The FirstNet network will cover all 50 states, 5 U.S. territories and the District of Columbia, including rural communities and tribal lands in those states and ...

ProPharma Group Adds Global Medical Information Contact Center in Tokyo

March 31, 2017

Overland Park, KS— ProPharma Group announces the opening of a new medical information contact center in Tokyo, Japan. This becomes the second location in the Asia-Pacific region for the US-based global medical information and pharmacovigilance services provider. ProPharma Group has been serving its clients’ Asia-Pacific regional requirements from their Melbourne, Australia contact center for more than five years, and the ...

Meet the Young Urban Jewelry Brand from Kansas City Conquering Streetwear

March 28, 2017

In only it's first year of business, The Gold Gods became the top selling urban jewelry brand in North America. KANSAS CITY, MO – March 28, 2017 – The Gold Gods, a street culture jewelry and accessories brand from Kansas City, Missouri, has quickly become the top retail-selling urban jewelry brand in the US, sold in more than 800 stores ...

Season 4 Winner of The Apprentice to speak at HBCC Business with Heart Awards Luncheon

March 27, 2017

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Ed Atkins, Vivid Creative Services (816) 309.7322 Kansas City, MO – Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Luncheon and Business with Heart Awards on Wednesday, April 26 at the Gallery Event Space, 61 East 14th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, “It takes heart to start and lead a ...

Polsinelli Catapults to No. 20 Ranking on BTI’s 2017 Brand Elite List

March 24, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 24, 2017) Polsinelli was designated among 28 leading law firms in brand strength, earning the No. 20 spot on BTI Consulting Group’s 2017 BTI Brand Elite and marking Polsinelli’s debut on the prestigious list. The firm jumped 54 spots this year, having previously earned the No. 74 ranking in 2016. Building upon its recent ranking in ...

Local Businesses Partner to Increase Private Aviation Options for KC Area

March 24, 2017

Overland Park, KS – MemberJets, LLC, the company behind the first interactive aviation marketplace, transforming private aviation and making it more affordable and flexible, is pleased to announce a partnership with Olathe’s KCAC Aviation. The Aviation Marketplace powered by MemberJets was created as a way for people to love travel again. With ever-increasing hassles at commercial airports – long lines, ...

100% Fiber Network Powered by AT&T Fiber Expands in Kansas City Area

March 24, 2017

ROELAND PARK, KAN., March 23, 2017 —AT&T1 is now offering a 1 gigabit connection2 on our 100% fiber network powered by AT&T FiberSM to customer locations in Roeland Park.3 Our fastest internet speed, AT&T Internet 1000, is now available to homes, apartments and small businesses, including at nearly 400 multifamily area properties in the Kansas City area. We previously announced ...

Asian Chamber’s 14th Annual Gala

March 23, 2017

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Sook Park, AACC Executive Director, 913-338-0774 March 23, 2017 The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City is hosting its 14th Annual Awards Gala. This year’s event will be held at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel located at 6100 College Boulevard, Overland Park, Kan. 66211 on Thursday, May 1, 2017 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The AACC ...


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