Hear “Stories of the Past” during Nature Explorers home school program on Nov. 13

Oct. 22, 2014

Ancestors and those who came before us are the topic of an intergenerational nature program designed to supplement and support home school efforts which is being offered in mid-November at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. The program is called Nature Explorers is for youth ages six to 12 with a parent. This ...

KC area schools can benefit from the Royals historic World Series run

Oct. 21, 2014

Date: 10/21/14 Contact:, 1-888-973-7464 For immediate release: With Game One of the World Series starting tonight in Kansas City, K-12 schools and non-profit youth organizations can participate in the excitement of the Royals historic playoff run and raise money for their school, PTA or youth organization in the process. GameTime Fundraisers (GTF) has aligned with MLB licensees to allow ...

Park University to Host Pirate Preview Day for Prospective Students

Oct. 21, 2014

Parkville, Mo.—Oct. 19, 2014 — Park University will host a Pirate Preview Day for prospective students on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on the University’s Parkville Campus. High school juniors and seniors, as well as transfer students interested in attending Park, are encouraged to bring their families to learn about degree programs, scholarships and financial aid ...

Kansas City Resident Completes ‘The Original NOLS Course’

Oct. 21, 2014

Lander, Wyo.— Keturah Logan, 16, of Kansas City, Mo., recently completed a wilderness expedition traveling in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). NOLS believes people thrive when challenged. During the Wind River Wilderness course, students did not have access to modern conveniences and were challenged to step outside their comfort zones. This is the course that ...

Share a Love of Reading with Your Whole Family Woodneath Library Center Hosts Early Literacy Fair

Oct. 21, 2014

On Saturday, November 15, the Woodneath Library Center [8900 NE Flintlock Road] will host an Early Literacy Fair for parents and caregivers to promote pre-reading skills for children from birth to 6 years. By exploring Mid-Continent Public Library’s many early literacy resources, parents and children will learn fun and easy ways to encourage literacy skills before learning to read. “Parents ...

Kansas City Resident Completes ‘The Original NOLS Course’

Oct. 20, 2014

Lander, Wyo.— Khalif Hines, 17, of Kansas City, Mo., recently completed a wilderness expedition traveling in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). NOLS believes people thrive when challenged. During the Wind River Wilderness course, students did not have access to modern conveniences and were challenged to step outside their comfort zones. This is the course that ...

New JoCo company to offer ‘Club Academics,’ STEAM programming for youngsters

Oct. 19, 2014

Preparing kids for their future by igniting a SPARK of interest in key industry careers. October 17, 2014- Overland Park, KS - STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) career fields continue to grow rapidly. Now is the time to give kids the opportunity to ignite their passions for these hot fields. SPARK is a new Johnson County area company ...

Children from De Soto, Gardner rally for after-school programs

Oct. 17, 2014

Johnson County, Kansas– 900 children from the De Soto and Gardner School Districts came together today at a Lights On Afterschool rally at The Theater in the Park in Shawnee Mission Park to celebrate the achievements of afterschool students, and draw attention to the need for more afterschool programs to serve the millions of children nationwide who are unsupervised and ...

Horizon Academy celebrates learning disabilities awareness, raises scholarship funds with Great Pumpkin Race 5k Run

Oct. 17, 2014

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Caitlin McGrath: Community Relations Coordinator Horizon Academy (913)789-9443 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Horizon Academy Celebrates Learning Disabilities Awareness & Raises Scholarship Funds With 2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Race 5k Run ROELAND PARK, Kan. – The Great Pumpkin Race 5k run/walk will bring over 200 participants together on Saturday, October 25th to raise funds for Horizon Academy ...

Get Inspired Kansas City “Speaking and Workshops to Inspire Your People”

Oct. 16, 2014

Looking for some inspiration for your organization or team? Kansas City life coach Sylvia Hall offers fresh and fierce workshops with insights that are immediately applicable. “I love to light people up," says Sylvia. "It’s not just about thinking positive. It is, rather, about creating an energy shift," she adds. Sylvia's presentations combine her strategic insights as a life coach ...

Shawnee Mission College Clinic - Wed, Oct 15th - Bringing Students and Colleges Together for Over 50 Years

Oct. 14, 2014

Contact: Mary Lee Duff, Co-Chairman of the Shawnee Mission College Clinic Phone: 913-579-3762 (before 7:00 pm on Tues. & after 8:00 am on Wed.) Email: Website: The annual Shawnee Mission College Clinic will take place on Wednesday, October 15th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Shawnee Mission East High School. The SM College Clinic is a college information ...

Notre Dame history professor to speak on western civilization at KU

Oct. 9, 2014

Thomas Noble, Ph.D., Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame and Fellow with the Novanic Institute for European Studies, will be giving a lecture entitled “Western Civilization: What a Good Idea!” on Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 7pm in the Kansas Room in the Kansas Union at the University of Kansas. Dr. Noble will address: What is the ...

PerformOUTKC’s second annual Ovation dinner slated Nov. 8

Oct. 9, 2014

For Immediate Release PerformOUTKC, Kansas City’s LGBTQIA choral theater program, announces its annual dinner gala, Ovation: Standing OUT for PerformOUTKC! Kansas City, MO – PerformOUTKC will host its second annual Ovation gala dinner on Saturday, Nov. 8, at Kansas City’s historic Union Station. The station, an architectural masterpiece, is a place for great adventure, located minutes from downtown. The evening ...

Unleash Talent: Grow Organizational Performance

Oct. 8, 2014

The Association for Talent Development - Kansas City Chapter will host their annual Fall Conference on October 28, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the KU Edwards Campus. The keynote speaker for the one day conference is Dr. Paul White. Dr. White is a psychologist, author, speaker, and consultant who makes work relationships work. The day will also ...

Park University to Host Annual Fright Night

Oct. 8, 2014

“Fright Night,” Park University’s annual Halloween celebration, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Copley Quad residence hall on the Parkville Campus, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and children of all ages are encouraged to dress in their favorite Halloween costume. Fright Night will include trick-or-treating for children throughout ...

Climax on the Border - Battle of Westport October 21-23, 1864

Oct. 7, 2014

Contact: Alana Smith, President 816-561-1821, 913-231-6749 4000 Baltimore, Kansas City, MO 64111 Facebook: 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum Date: October 8, 2014 For Immediate Release Climax on the Border - The Battle of Westport, October 21-23, 1864 at Westport Library, 118 Westport Road, Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday, October 11 at 2pm. A speaker’s reception will follow at the ...

Horizon Academy Student and Teacher Awarded by CEC of Kansas

Oct. 7, 2014

Media Contact: Natalie Upp Contact Phone: 913- 422-0254 Horizon Academy: 913-789-9443 ROELAND PARK, Kan. – October is Learning Disabilities Awareness month and Dyslexia Awareness month. Horizon Academy, the only school of its kind in the Kansas City area specializing in helping students with learning disabilities, dyslexia and ADHD, is kicking off the celebration of learning differently with two state-wide ...

Johnson County Students Learn Life-Saving Lessons with the Help of

Oct. 7, 2014

Merriam, Kan. – In the early morning of Jan. 27, 2014, a strange noise woke up Allyson DiNitto, a resident of Overland Park and a school counselor at Oxford Middle School in the Blue Valley School District. Her husband, Martin, was gasping, and she soon realized he was unconscious and not breathing. Allyson is CPR trained, and with the calm ...

Rick Carney Law launches new responsive website

Oct. 3, 2014

Kansas City, KS - 10-3-2014 (Evans Media Group) Attorney Rick Carney today announced the launch of a new website designed to provide greater access to his firm. The new site at allows visitors a better look at the services offered at Rick Carney Law and several ways in which to contact Mr. Carney personally. Rick Carney Law can be ...

Kansas Humanities Council offers grants to preserve the ‘things veterans carried home’

Oct. 2, 2014

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2014 FOR MORE INFORMATION Tracy Quillin, Director of Communications (785) 357-0359; Kansas Humanities Council offers grants to preserve the 'things veterans carried home' Museums, libraries, and other nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for the Kansas Humanities Council’s “The Things They Carried Home” grants supporting preservation workshops and preservation projects related ...

Local student Patterson complete NASA internship

Oct. 1, 2014

RELEASE: S14-089 Samone Faulkner Stennis Space Center, Miss. 228-688-3249 University of Miami senior Benton Patterson of Kansas City, Missouri, recently completed an internship at NASA's Stennis Space Center. Patterson is the son of Beth Burnett and Greg Patterson. As part of the internship, Patterson, a dual aerospace and mechanical engineering major, conducted a research project titled, “Support for Space ...

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