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Fit Formula Launches Yoga for Athletes

May 27, 2015

Yoga is making athletes better. This time-honored discipline creates unity between the body, mind and spirit. By combining the physical benefits of improved flexibility, strength, and balance with the mental benefits of clarity, discipline and concentration, athletes of every age are seeing the benefits of incorporating yoga into their weekly workout routines. Fit Formula is pleased to announce their new ...

Missouri’s Missing and Unidentified Person’s Awareness Day

May 26, 2015

Missouri Missing 501(c)(3) PO Box 1688, Jefferson City, MO 65102 (573) 619-8100 | info@missourimissing.orgwww.missourimissing.org | https://www.facebook.com/MissouriMissing In an effort to let everyone know throughout Missouri about this event we ask for coverage ahead of the event and we invite media to attend and cover the event. PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 2015 - Jefferson City, MO - For the ...

Award-winning iPad application aimed at helping kids learn to read

May 21, 2015

Award-winning iPad application aimed at helping kids learn to read May 15, 2015 - Northampton, Mass. – This month, Pioneer Valley Books was honored with an award from the 58th Annual New England Book Show, held in Boston, Massachusetts. The judges noted the app’s clean design, and age-appropriate typeface and imagery. Pioneer Valley Books, a long-time publisher of fiction and ...

Two Local Residents Graduate from Macalester College

May 18, 2015

Local Resident Graduates from Macalester College St. Paul, Minn. – — Angela Clem, the daughter of Katie and Jeff Clem of Overland Park, Kansas, graduated from Macalester during a ceremony held on campus on May 16. Clem received a liberal arts degree in History. Clem is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. Clem received the following honors/awards: Her ...

Trillium Trust Receives Grant from Missouri Humanities Council - Press Release

May 14, 2015

Contact: Kody Frazier Trillium Trust Phone 417.204.5121 kfrazier@trilliumtrust.org PO Box 1725 West Plains, MO 65775 Press Release Trillium Trust Receives Grant from Missouri Humanities Council Funds will go toward project to project highlighting the Journey of Henry Schoolcraft West Plains, MO, May 14, 2015: The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded a grant of $7500.00 to Trillium Trust in support ...

Peace Rally at Whiteman AFB

May 14, 2015

Missouri peace activists will rally at Whiteman Air Force Base on Sunday, May 17, 2-3:30 pm. The aim: to oppose drone warfare, to seek peace. You come, too! Brian Terrell, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Non-Violence (VCNV), will speak at the rally. He served six months in a federal prison camp for resistance at Whiteman. He had crossed the line ...

GetYourGreekBack.com Launched To Put the Pride Back in Sorority and Fraternity Membership

May 13, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO – May 13, 2015 – News stories about fraternities and sororities paint a bleak picture of Greek life on many campuses. Now there’s an online platform called GETYOURGREEKBACK.com to give sorority and fraternity members an opportunity to focus on positive stories about how Greek life has impacted their lives. “I launched GYGB in response to members who ...

KCB Bank Honors Junior Board Members

May 12, 2015

Kearney, Mo. (May 12, 2015) – The KCB Bank Junior Board of Directors celebrated its graduation banquet on May 4. This award-winning program offers selected Kearney High School students hands-on experience in the financial services industry. Junior board members learn about budgets, financial planning, and the importance of a credit score. The board dedicates the second part of the school ...

Park University Announces Kansas City Area May 2015 Graduates

May 11, 2015

Park University held its May 2015 Kansas City Area Commencement on May 9 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo. More than 555 students were eligible to graduate — 185 students received a master’s degree or graduate certificate, and 372 students receive a bachelor’s degree, associate degree or undergraduate certificate. LIST OF GRADUATE DEGREES CONFERRED (Name, Hometown [High ...

Allen Online Instructor Honored with Innovation in Teaching

May 8, 2015

Allen Online Instructor Honored with Innovation in Teaching Colleague to Colleague (C2C) notified Allen Community College in Iola, Kansas, that Beth Toland will be receiving the Innovation in Teaching Award at The Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology (SIDLIT) conference at Johnson County Community College in July 2015. The criteria for this award includes a faculty member who ...

Allen Named One of the 50 Best Online Community Colleges for 2015

May 8, 2015

Allen Community College has been named #1 in the State of Kansas for their Online Program by Best Value Schools! The Best Values Schools staff writes, “In creating this list, we tried to find the best community college with the most online offerings in each state….So everyone should be on the lookout for these schools; they’re a great value!" The ...

2015 Graduation Ceremony for 500 REACH Community Learning Center

May 8, 2015

The 500 REACH Community Learning Center celebrates the awarding of high school diplomas to adult students who have successfully completed their coursework for a high school diploma. The graduation ceremony will be held at the Trinity Community Church, 5010 Parallel Parkway, on Thursday, May 21st, at 6:30 pm followed by a reception in the Fellowship Center. The commencement speaker will ...

Kansas City Chess School

May 7, 2015

When Every Thursday Evening 5:00pm – 5:45pm Where Foo's Fabulous Frozen Custard, 9421 Mission Road, Leawood, KS 66206, United States Description The Leawood Chess Club welcomes Kindergarten through 8th grade students, so if you do not know how to play our royal game and would like to learn, please join our club. The goal of each club meeting is to ...

Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater programs offered on June 5, 12, 19, & 26

May 6, 2015

Bring the family to the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater on Friday evenings during June for educational and entertaining programs. The programs last about 45 minutes and are designed for all ages. Programs begin at 7 p.m. A charge of $3 per person paid on-site helps cover the cost of the programs; children two and ...

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue on June 3 & 17 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

May 6, 2015

The spring/summer season of Animals Tales Storytime sessions will continue during June at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. Young children and their parents are invited to come listen and learn on June 3 and 17. Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two to six. All children must be accompanied by an adult. ...

Next Out-Of-Library Storytime program begins June 1 at Mill Creek Activity Center

May 6, 2015

The first in a series of free Monday storytime session for young children has been set for early June as part of a program being presented by the Johnson County Library at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Mill Creek Activity Center. Out-of-Library Storytime is the name of this program, which is for all ages and will feature storytellers ...

KU Professor Vitaly Chernetsky to receive coveted NEH Stipend

May 5, 2015

Lawrence, KS (May 1, 2015) – The University Of Kansas School Of Languages, Literatures & Cultures (KU SLLC), together with the Hall Center for the Humanities, announces that Vitaly Chernetsky, Associate Professor at the KU SLLC, was awarded the coveted National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend for his study “Globalization and the Euromaidan: Ukraine’s Ongoing Social Transformation and ...

10K & 5K Run To Benefit Children in the Northland

May 5, 2015

Contact: Andrea McKown, 816-420-9005 or andrea@neec.us. Kansas City, Mo (May 5, 2015) –Northland Early Education Center will host its annual Pioneer Run on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 8 a.m. at English Landing Park in Parkville, Mo. This year’s event features a 10K and 5K run, 1-mile kid’s fun run and 2-mile walk. All proceeds will benefit Northland Early Education ...

Hometown Teams: Smithsonian exhibition travels to Greensburg

May 4, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Kathryn Ritter, Executive Director Kiowa County Historical Museum (620) 723-1125; info@kiowacountyksmuseum.org Tracy Quillin, Associate Director Kansas Humanities Council (785) 357-0359; tracy@kansashumanities.org Hometown Teams: Smithsonian exhibition travels to Greensburg Greensburg, Kan. – Kiowa County Historical Museum hosts the “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition May ...

Drug Free Sport Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners

May 4, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Joshua Roehr The National Center for Drug Free Sport, Inc. 816-285-1423 jroehr@drugfreesport.com Drug Free Sport Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners Kansas City, MO. (May 4, 2015) The National Center for Drug Free Sport® (Drug Free Sport®) established the Drug Free Sport Fund Continuing Education Award to recognize the significant contributions of Athletic Trainers to the prevention of ...

Theology for Eveyone Presents Dr Thomas Noble

May 3, 2015

Dr Thomas Noble, Senior Research Fellow at Nazarene Theologial College, Manchester, UK will speak at Christ Church Anglican, Overland Park, on Saturday morning, June 6th. The topic is his world premiere presentation of The Gospel and the Creed. The morning begins at 8am with a hot breakfast and two 40 minute talks separated by discussion time and Q&A. Tickets are ...

Sign Language Class Experiences the Real World

May 1, 2015

ROELAND PARK, Kan. – Throughout the year, Horizon Academy’s American Sign Language class has been working hard to learn sign language. Each class is conducted silently, the students and teacher communicating only with their hands. These skills were put to the test on Wednesday as students stepped out of their comfort zones and into the shoes of the Deaf. They ...

MEDIA ALERT: Students Spend Day in Service to Others

April 30, 2015

MEDIA ALERT: Students Spend Day in Service to Others CONTACT: Michael Cullinan, Principal 913-402-3950 mike.cullinan@stmichaelcp.org WHO: 561 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School, joined by school administrators, teachers and staff, parents, parishioners and clergy WHAT: Day-long activities to meet community needs on the School’s 4th annual Go Forth to Serve Day WHEN: Friday, ...

Yoga + Community + Fiesta = Yoga de Mayo at Fit Formula

April 29, 2015

Fit Formula yoga and fitness boutique in Brookside, welcomes you to come get stretchy with them at their special Yoga de Mayo celebration on Monday May 4th, 2015 at 5:45pm. Yoga + Community + Fiesta = Yoga de Mayo $10 dollar sign up online – Donations go to The Children’s Place Come celebrate Yoga de Mayo at the studio. Start ...


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