Education

Muscogee Creek Indian Freedman Band meeting in Kansas City, Missouri

July 30, 2015

The Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band [MCIFB] of Oklahoma will host its next meeting in Kansas City, MO, on September 26, 2015, from 1:30 PM-3:30 PM. Members and interested parties are encouraged to attend. The meeting will commence with a brief history of the Muscogee Creek Freedmen, a genealogy work-shop, and an update will be provided regarding the status of ...

Backpack School Supply Give Away

July 28, 2015

Press Release: Bethel AME Church, KCMO Rev. Robert Shaw, Pastor--pastorrob3@gmail.com-816-509-5820 On Saturday, August 8, 2015, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, Bethel AME Church, 2329 Flora Ave., KCMO will sponsor a Backpack School Supply Give Away. (1 Backpack per student, student must be present to receive, while supplies last). If you have any questions, please contact church office, 816-234-4464 or email bethelchurchkcmo@gmail.com.

Small Bites Weight Loss Presentation - Tuesday, July 28

July 28, 2015

Cindy Newland, a local fitness instructor and motivational speaker, has just released her debut book entitled “Small Bites, Big Results: A Common Sense Guide to Weight Loss.” Newland, who grew up in Sedalia, takes a different approach to weight loss and maintenance than most of the other “experts” who write about this subject. While there is no lack of reading ...

Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run 2015

July 27, 2015

Alexis Rewalt invites you to join us on Saturday, September 26th of 2015, at Shelter #8 in Shawnee Mission Park, for the Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run 2015. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center. This is the Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run event to benefit, and draw ...

Camp Fire turns theory into practice to build a nation of thriving youth

July 27, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2015 For more information, please contact: Cheryl Kravitz 301-580-8905 Crk725@aol.com [Kansas City, Mo.] Camp Fire National Headquarters (Camp Fire) has announced the results of a three-year concerted effort to bridge research that practiced training its youth development staff and volunteers to guide youth toward a thriving trajectory. The endeavor determined if youth thriving indicators could ...

Michael Collins Elected Chair of Park University’s Board of Trustees

July 27, 2015

Michael Collins, a 2004 Park University graduate and resident of Kansas City, Mo., has been elected chair of Park’s Board of Trustees for 2015-16. Collins is the president and chief executive officer of the Port Authority of Kansas City, Mo. The Board of Trustees, which is comprised of alumni, business, civic and philanthropic leaders, and other constituents who advocate on ...

Mental Health Classes for Families

July 23, 2015

NAMI of Greater Kansas City, the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer its Family-to-Family Education Program beginning September, 2015. NAMI Family-to-Family is a free 12-session education program for family caregivers of adults living with mental illness. Mental illness includes major depression, major anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia. ...

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Earns Recognition As “Certified Healthy KC Company”

July 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Cambridge Director of Public Relations (816) 654-7038 (913) 602-8652 (cell) lcambridge@kcumb.edu (Kansas City, Mo. – July 22, 2015) – The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) proudly announces its recognition as a “Certified Healthy KC Company” in the silver category. This designation recognizes the efforts of the University in creating a workplace focused ...

Plymouth Language Program to Hold World Tour Wednesday

July 22, 2015

LAWRENCE, KS, JULY 22, 2015: The Plymouth Language Program will host World Tour Wednesday next Wednesday, July 29 at 7:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Plymouth Congregational Church, at 925 Vermont Street in Lawrence. This event will focus on Russia. Guest speaker, Dr. Erik Scott of the University of Kansas, will give a lecture on the legacies ...

KC Kosher BBQ Heating Up

July 21, 2015

For Immediate Release KC Kosher BBQ Festival Heating Up Overland Park, KS, July 21st, 2015 • Fabulous food and fun Slabs of beef ribs, saucy burnt ends, juicy smoked chicken, and award winning pit smoked beans can all be found at the Fourth Annual KC Kosher BBQ Festival on Sunday, August 16, 2015. This free and open to the public ...

Kansas City Resident Receives Recognition for Academic Achievement from Wheelock College

July 21, 2015

For Immediate Release CONTACT: Beth Kaplan Wheelock College bkaplan@wheelock.edu Office: 617-879-2250 Cell: 774-270-6976 Kansas City Resident Receives Recognition for Academic Achievement from Wheelock College Boston, MA (July 21, 2015) – Angelique Long, a Kansas City resident, was recently recognized for excellent academic performance this past semester at Wheelock College and placed on the Dean’s List. She joins Wheelock College’s growing ...

Benedictine College Named an All-Steinway School

July 21, 2015

Three moving vans rolled onto the campus of Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., in May 2015. Their precious cargo; 17 brand new Steinway pianos. That was just one part of an overall plan by the college to enhance its Music Department and become an All-Steinway School. More pianos would be delivered through the summer, with the final three, including a ...

SBU releases Spring 2015 graduate, honor roll lists

July 17, 2015

Southwest Baptist University News Release Contact: Charlotte Marsch, Director of Marketing and Communications (417) 328-1803 / cmarsch@sbuniv.edu BOLIVAR, Mo. — Southwest Baptist University has released its Spring 2015 graduate and honor roll lists. Graduates from your area are listed, along with their degree and honors, if applicable. Clay County: Kansas City, Alexandra Barcus, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude Cass ...

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing Students Receive Prestigious Scholarship

July 16, 2015

MU Sinclair School of Nursing Contact: Brad Johnson Director of Communications S218 School of Nursing Columbia, Mo., 65211 573-884-2690 johnsonbrad@missouri.edu July 16, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing PhD Students Selected for Prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars Award Initiative Boosting the Number of Nurses Holding PhDs to Increase Number of Nurse Leaders, Promote Nurse-Led Research, ...

PRESS RELEASE: Local Nonprofit Teaches KC Kids How to Fix Healthier Snacks

July 15, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2015 Contact: Diane Besler, RD, LD Nutra-Net Program Director Phone: (913) 219-6188 Email: dibesler@kc.rr.com Website: www.nutra-net.org or www.makeahealthyroar.org Local Nonprofit Teaches KC Kids How to Fix Healthier Snacks To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Nutra-Net will launch its inaugural Camp Cook for Life on July 21. Local nonprofit Nutra-Net will host its first-ever Camp ...

KIND SELECTS LOCAL ORGANIZATION SHOW ME SHOES FOUNDATION AS FINALIST FOR THEIR KIND ACTS IN KANSAS CITY

July 15, 2015

Show Me Shoes Foundation in Running to Receive $10,000 from KIND Local residents can vote to help Show Me Shoes Foundation advance Show Me Shoes Foundation helps underprivileged teen girls “Build Confidence from the SOLE” by providing shoes, mentorship, various programs to assist the teens and their families Kansas City based Show Me Shoes Foundation which “Builds Confidence Starting from ...

VATTEROTT COLLEGE KANSAS CITY OPEN HOUSE

July 14, 2015

WHAT: Bring a friend and visit Vatterott College-Kansas City’s Open House on Tuesday, July 28, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tour the campus, meet faculty and learn about training for a new career in automotive, diesel, personal fitness training and more. Classes begin August 24. Learn more at vatterott.edu WHEN: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 ...

Travanse Living in Olathe hosts Alzheimer’s workshop

July 13, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: TRISHA MCCLANAHAN • 913-791-0020 TRAVANSE LIVINGTM AT OLATHE HOSTS ALZHEIMER’S WORKSHOP OLATHE, KS: Travanse LivingTM, a new assisted living and memory care community featuring the award-winning Pathway® Senior Living VIVA!? lifestyle and scheduled to open late 2015, is hosting an Alzheimer’s Workshop that is open to the community. Join us on Tuesday, July ...

STORIES OF 5 PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE TOLD THROUGH DANCE, TEXT, AND MUSIC

July 10, 2015

Contact: Suzanne Ryan ryanstrati@yahoo.com 913.515.9191 6/18/2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STORIES OF 5 PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE TOLD THROUGH DANCE, SOUND SCORE, AND FILM TO PREMIER AT FRINGE FESTIVAL “The Life Story Dance Project: A Tulip Unfolding” is the title of innovative choreographer Suzanne Ryan's latest project which seeks to portray the life stories of 5 people living with Parkinson's Disease ...

Park University Appoints Stuteville Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs

July 9, 2015

Rebekkah Stuteville, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of associate vice president of academic affairs at Park University. Stuteville began her duties on July 1. Stuteville previously served as director of Park’s Master of Public Affairs program within the Hauptmann School of Public Affairs, and as chair and associate professor of public administration. She has also served as an ...

Park University Merits Fifth Straight Colleges of Distinction Honor

July 8, 2015

For the fifth consecutive year, Park University has been selected as one of less than 330 colleges and universities across the country to the 2015-16 Colleges of Distinction list. Park is one of just nine colleges/universities based in Missouri to earn the honor this year and one of only six in the Kansas City region to be recognized. The designation ...

KANSAS CITY SCHOOLYARD GARDEN SUMMIT on July 14th: Cultivating the Future - One Plant, One Student at a Time

July 7, 2015

Whether a beginner or schoolyard garden veteran, the Kansas City Regional Schoolyard Garden Summit event on July 14 will teach innovative strategies for building, sustaining, and engaging everyone in a thriving schoolyard garden in our city. This exclusive regional summit will feature a keynote address from Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, and share best practices among schools and ...

FREE National College Fair coming to Kansas City

July 6, 2015

Free National College Fair Coming to Kansas City A free National College Fair is coming to Kansas City on Sunday, Sept 27 from 1:00-4:00pm; and Monday, Sept 28 from 8:30-11:30am. The event will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center (301 W 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105). Downtown street parking on Sundays is generally free. Over 140 colleges ...


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