Ansera Analytics Awarded $1.04 Million Phase II SBIR Grant by U.S. Department of Defense

Oct. 26, 2016

Olathe-based company will evaluate next generation of tools that keep military safe in hazardous threat environments OLATHE, Kan. — Ansera Analytics, LLC (Ansera), an Olathe, Kan.-based biotech company, was awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the U.S. Department of Defense to continue research, development and validation of the next generation of the Army’s Chemical, Biological, ...

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce | 39th Annual Noche de Gala

Sept. 28, 2016

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host its 39th Annual Noche de Gala on Thursday, October 6th 2016 in the Grand Ballroom of the Overland Park Marriott. This Gala will benefit the operating expenses and standing programs and event hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Greater Kansas City. The evening will start off with a Pre-Award celebration that will include ...

New season of Foodie Fridays program for 50 Plus begins with Sept. 16 lunch outing

Aug. 24, 2016

The Blue Bird Bistro is the first destination for a new season of the Foodie Fridays program being presented this fall and early winter by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program lets participants try a new restaurant with a fun and active group of friends for lunch or dinner on one Friday ...

Gardens at Sunset Fundraiser to benefit Kansas City Community Gardens September 10th

Aug. 8, 2016

GARDENS AT SUNSET TICKETS AVAILABLE Kansas City, MO, – Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) is once again bringing its signature fundraising event to the beautiful Beanstalk Children’s Garden for an evening of music, food and drink, unique silent auction items, cooking demonstrations and more. The Gardens at Sunset Saturday, September 10, 2016 5:30 to 8:30pm Leanna Flandemeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden ...

Win Prizes, Have Fun, AND Help Support FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered)

Aug. 2, 2016

For more information: FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered joanb@facingourrisk.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORCE Kansas City Group - Fundraiser This Event spreads awareness about hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers Tampa, FL (August 1, 2016) – FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered will be assisting and hosting the BINGO event at Hamburger Mary's in KC while spreading the ...

Festival to Benefit Local Children

Aug. 2, 2016

Come join us Saturday, August 6th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for a festival full of CARS, CRAFTS, and FUN for all ages and help support the educational needs of children in the local community. Located at: Cotillion Room & Garden 16816 E. Highway 40 Independence, MO 64055 Food, door prizes, and more! All proceeds from booth rentals and ...

Lonnie McFadden Performing at Lidia’s Every Thursday Night!

July 19, 2016

LONNIE MCFADDEN PERMING AT LIDIA’S EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT! World renowned tap dancer and entertainer, Lonnie McFadden, will kick off his Thursday night shows in the Taverna at Lidia’s, 101 W. 22nd, KCMO, from 6 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., on Thursday, July 28, 2016. McFadden will continue his performances every Thursday night at Lidia’s and will include singing, playing the trumpet ...

The Lodge of Four Seasons Announces Fall Perks Program for Meetings and Conventions

July 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Bondurant, jenny@catchphrasepr.com, 573-230-4711, Twitter @jennybondurant LAKE OZARK, MO – The Lodge of Four Seasons announced today a fall perks program for meetings and conventions booked at the waterfront resort, on Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks. The Lodge’s “Pick Your Perks” program rewards businesses and other organizations based on the peak ...

Key Lime Pie Concrete and Peach Concretes: Summertime Favorites

July 14, 2016

Fans wait for them all year. They line up at their favorite locations just to get a taste. When it’s this time of year, the communities with Andy’s Frozen Custard stores are buzzing. What’s the reason for all the frenzy? It’s Key Lime Pie and Peach Concrete season; two “limited-time only” treats that come around for a limited time once ...

Next Neighbor’s Place Potluck set for July 26 at Roeland Park Community Center

July 7, 2016

The next Neighbor’s Place Potluck dinner at the Roeland Park Community Center is planned for late July. ? During these events, which are presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District, the community gets together and enjoys a night to socialize and dine together. There is no cost for these gatherings, but participants are ...

Le Fou Frog Celebrates Bastille Day Celebration July 14, 15, 16 & 17th

July 6, 2016

Who: Le Fou Frog What: 20th Annual Bastille Day Celebration – July 14, 15, 16, & 17th Where: Le Fou Frog, 400 East 5th Street, KCMO 64106 Info: (816) 474-6060 or www.lefoufrog.com LE FOU FROG HOSTS 20TH ANNUAL BASTILLE DAY FETE! Boozestille Daze are Here! A Homage de Fromage-A Cheesy Celebration! Thursday, July 14, Friday, July 15~ Saturday, July 16 ...

50 Plus presents Dinner and Ice Cream Social Event on July 21 at Cedar Lake Village

July 1, 2016

Did you know there is a National Ice Cream Day? Celebrate this little-known holiday during a new special event being presented in late July by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event is called Dinner and Ice Cream Social and will take place at Cedar Lake Village senior living community of Olathe. After ...

Eat the most mind-blowing BBQ in America!

July 1, 2016

We invite you to eat the most mind-blowing BBQ in America! A benefit for Center for Developmentally Disabled. Kansas City, Mo. – Q39 is cooking up a very special CDD menu on Monday, July 18, 2016. Mark your calendar now and plan to join us as Q39 partners with CDD for a benefit dining experience. Stop by Q39 and ask ...

PUT CONFIDENCE INTO YOUR COOKING: Function Junction Offers Another Selection Of Their Popular “Kitchen Confidence” Classes In July

June 28, 2016

Join us in the Culinary Studio every Wednesday and Sunday during the month of July for our Kitchen Confidence Classes! Discover new culinary tips and tricks from Culinary Studio Manager, Eileen Usovicz, in our state-of-the-art culinary studio. Try your hand at making individual, portable, hand pies using fruits and vegetables from the farmer’s market. Learn to make homemade tortillas, salsas, ...

Next Foodie Fridays program for 50 Plus set for July 15

June 22, 2016

Try a new restaurant with a fun and active group of friends during the next offering of a program being offered this spring and summer by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Foodie Fridays is the name of this program, which offers participants a chance to visit a different restaurant for lunch or dinner ...

Rock N’ Roll Dinner on July 8 is next of JCPRD’s Dementia Friendly programs

June 16, 2016

A Rock N' Roll Dinner in early July is the next in an ongoing series of Dementia Friendly programs being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. These programs are presented in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association of Kansas City. They are designed for persons with early stages of memory-loss and their caretakers ...


June 15, 2016

New prototype includes areas first digital ordering kiosks, digital menu boards and new interior design KANSAS CITY –Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs has big plans ahead for expanding and updating its restaurant locations across the U.S. Today, the company announced the opening of its first ‘Goodcents of the Future’ restaurant prototype in Leavenworth, Kan. at 2915 Trailhead Drive. The ‘Goodcents of ...

Lidia’s Taverna Now Open

June 1, 2016

Where: Lidia’s-KC – 101 W. 22nd, KCMO Reservations: Call Lidia’s-KC – (816) 221-3722 Contact: Kathy Hanis – (913) 271-5101 Cell Lidia’s Taverna Now Open New Bar, Taverna, opens with New Look & New Menu Approach Kansas City, MO –Widely acclaimed as one of the finest Italian Restaurants in the region, Lidia’s Kansas City now boasts a newly renovated and expanded ...

Italian Summer Dinner with Lidia Bastianich - Monday, June 6, 2016

June 1, 2016

Italian Summer Dinner with Lidia When: Monday, June 6, 2016 Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Luncheon Where: Lidia’s-KC – 101 W. 22nd, KCMO Cost: $45 per guest & $30 Summer Cocktail & Wine Pairing Tax and gratuity not included. The four course meal includes a delectable menu of Italian summer favorites, for $45 per guest. We will also ...

Lead Bank to Celebrate June First Fridays with Cinder Block Brewery

June 1, 2016

Lead Bank, a locally owned financial institution dedicated to the needs of small businesses, will be hosting their monthly First Friday parking lot party on Friday, June 3rd. Everyone is welcome. Lead Bank is located in the Crossroads Arts District at 1801 Main Street, 64105. First Fridays fun will begin at 5:30 with local food trucks Twisted Asian and Sweet ...

New executive chef at Chaz on the Plaza

May 31, 2016

William Carter, general manager, The Raphael, has named Sean Leventhal as executive chef for the hotel and its signature restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza. Chef Leventhal has worked in hotels and restaurants coast to coast and in Kansas City restaurants since 2002. He is best known for his work as executive chef at Café Verona in Independence. “We were fortunate ...

New Hawaiian Luau event for 50 Plus is June 23 at Roeland Park Community Center

May 31, 2016

Aloha! Let yourself escape to the islands of Hawaii during a social event being presented in late June by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This new event is called Hawaiian Luau. Participants will enjoy a special summer lunch catered by RJ’s Bob-Be-Que and a Polynesian culture presentation. The main entertainment will include traditional ...

Potbelly Sandwich Shop Opens in Overland Park

May 26, 2016

The Beloved Shop Brings its Toasty Warm Sandwiches, Signature Shakes and Live Music to the Intersection of 95th and Quivira OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced today the opening of a new location at 11780 W. 95th Street, conveniently situated at the intersection of 95th and Quivira across from the Oak Park Mall. Set to open on Tuesday, ...

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