Green at Heart Yoga Hike offered on Oct. 31 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Oct. 8, 2015

Experience the power of a walk in nature fused with the awareness of yoga during an adult fitness program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. The program is called Green at Heart Yoga Hike and is for ages 16 and older. Participants can workout ...

YALL COME OUT FOR FAMILY FUN AND HELP THREE WORTHY CAUSES! Proceeds Benefit Variety the Children’s Charity, Drumm Farm Center for Children and Water4

Oct. 7, 2015

Kansas City, MO (Wednesday, October 7, 2015) – Pet and Elizabeth Anderson along with NorthPoint Development are proud to co-sponsors of the Second Annual City Slickers Charity Hoe Down Saturday, October 10 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM at Drumm Farm, 3210 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055. Proceeds from the event will benefit Variety, the Children’s Charity of Greater ...

Unbound Hosts Popular Bloggers On Trip To Guatemala

Oct. 7, 2015

A team of five bloggers from around the U.S. landed in Guatemala for the second Unbound blogger trip. They will experience the world through the eyes of the people in the Unbound sponsorship program. The blogger trip began last year to bring awareness about sponsorship to a larger community. Bloggers will meet families, learn about their lives and hear their ...

SAVE Inc Opens New Office Location, Silverleaf on 31st Street

Oct. 7, 2015

SAVE, Inc., a leader in providing comprehensive housing solutions to socially and medically disadvantaged people for nearly three decades, is excited to continue their work at Silverleaf, their new office located at 911 East 31st Street. Silverleaf is the result of a year-long capital campaign and is in the center of SAVE’s nine-building campus. To help celebrate the completion of ...

McCormick Distilling Taps Socialworx PR as PR Agency of Record

Oct. 7, 2015

The country’s oldest continuously run distilling company, McCormick Distilling Co., Weston, MO, has named Socialworx PR (SWPR) as its public relations agency of record. As the agency of record, Socialworx PR will be instrumental in elevating their partnerships, building long-term awareness across their entire brand portfolio, and providing strategic counsel on social media. Founded over a century-and-a-half ago, McCormick Distilling ...

Lead Bank Opens Crossroads Location - Announces New Hires

Oct. 7, 2015

Lead Bank, an 86-year-old, locally-owned financial institution, dedicated to the needs of small businesses and their families, continues to provide the highest level of sophistication to its clients by hiring exceptional people. This trend will continue as they open their new Kansas City Crossroads location in early October. Lead Bank has hired several new team members, including a Market President, ...

KAMO Adventures hosts third-annual Stockton Lake fishing trip.

Oct. 6, 2015

10/05/2015 - Kansas City, MO Continuing the 5th year of engaging and encouraging wounded and disabled veterans, KAMO Adventures was excited for the 3rd annual fishing trip at Stockton Lake. On Thursday, September 24th, three Vietnam Veterans and 2 Iraq Veterans met at the farm in Jerico Springs for a weekend of fishing and camaraderie. On September 25th - 26th, ...

Pan Day” at Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 5, 2015

“PAN DAY” AT FUN FARM PUMPKIN PATCH WHAT: Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch is celebrating the release of the family film, PAN, with a special “Pan Day” at the Farm. The first 500 children to come to the farm will receive a special movie-themed prize plus other fun free movie-themed giveaways and photo opportunities. WHO: Families of all ages are welcomed ...

Launch of new KC-Based Business Fête Box which ships Parties in a Box to clients in the US.

Oct. 5, 2015

Pronounced F?t (Fête, which means "party" in French) Fête Box designs, creates, packages, and ships their Party in a Box to locations in the United States. Officially launched at the beginning of September, has stayed busy releasing new party themes monthly. Most recently, Fête Box released two Limited Edition Halloween boxes geared towards making Halloween fun and memorable-----not to mention ...

KC Oasis hosts secular author David G. McAfee

Oct. 5, 2015

Contact: Helen Stringer Executive Director 816.872.7182 October 5, 2015 For Immediate Release KC Oasis hosts secular author David G. McAfee Nationally known writer to discuss “Why We Should Teach Religion to Children” KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Oasis, KC’s first alternative to faith-based communities, is pleased to announce it is hosting secular journalist and author David G. McAfee ...


Oct. 4, 2015

Extremely important, but far from simple routine doesn’t have to be a daily struggle for toddlers and parents. LENEXA, KS – It is not a major breakthrough in science to exclaim how important sleep is for children. Adequate sleep plays a vital role in a child’s physical and psychological well-being. (3) Not to mention parents and caregivers need a break. ...

KC Makes a Splash at World Parliament

Oct. 2, 2015

Kansas City, MO (October 2, 2015) - Greater Kansas City is well-represented at next month’s Parliament of the World’s Religions in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council is sending an impressive number of interfaith leaders as part of a larger Kansas City contingent to the celebrated gathering, which has been described as the world’s oldest, largest ...

Senior Fest is Oct. 22 at the Ritz Charles

Oct. 1, 2015

Join un for a fun-filled Senior Fest and learn more about what our community has to offer you when the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s 50 Plus Department presents this event for a fifth year in late October. The event is called Senior Fest and will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, at ...

Special Screening of “The Age of Love” set for Oct. 18 at Jewish Community Center

Oct. 1, 2015

A special screening of a documentary film about the phenomenon of speed dating for older adults is being planned in mid-October as a prelude an announcement of local plans for similar events A screening of the film, “The Age of Love,” will take place beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18, in the Social Hall of the Jewish Community ...

Almost 200 Who Are Blind are in Kansas City this Weekend for Convention and to Kick-Off White Cane Walk; ADA Update to be Given

Oct. 1, 2015

Media Contact: Tracey Hawkins 816.372.0939 or Convention agenda- Dates October 2nd-4th: For immediate release: The Missouri Council of the Blind is holding its annual convention in Kansa City this year. About 200 members are expected to attend and many are in town now. Local affiliate, the Allied Workers for the Blind, convention coordinators, invited City of Kansas City ...

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City Hosts Brick Factor Competition October 3-4

Sept. 29, 2015

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City Hosts Brick Factor Competition October 3-4 A public competition is held to achieve this dream position of Master Model Builder Kansas City, Mo. (September 29, 2015) – LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City has an opening for the best job in Kansas City and is hosting a public competition to fill it. The new Master Model ...

Prairiefire’s Oktoberfest Features Family Activities, Bier Garden

Sept. 28, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. (Sept. 29, 2015) – Starting at noon Saturday, Oct. 17, Prairiefire will transform its entertainment district into a festival-style Oktoberfest. The free event, held on Prairiefire Blvd., the entertainment district’s main street, offers fun for the whole family. Activities include face painting, balloon animals, a petting zoo at Fat Brain Toys, fair-style food, a professional pumpkin sculptor ...

Hope Family Care Clinic receives Federally Qualified Health Center LAL Designation

Sept. 28, 2015

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) has granted the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look-Alike (LAL) designation to the Hope Family Care Clinic. The FQHC LAL designation confirms the HFCC is recognized by CMS as a qualified "safety net" provider serving Kansas City communities with enhanced provisions for primary care services. The HFCC ...

More than 5,000 Will Walk to END Alzheimer’s

Sept. 28, 2015

On October 4th in Corporate Woods, walkers will carry a colorful Promise Flower to represent the compelling reasons they participate in the 2015 Walk to end Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s not only affects the person with the disease, but the lives of entire families. Each person connected to someone with Alzheimer’s has his or her own personal reasons for walking to end ...

Large “Old West” Photo Collection Found . . .

Sept. 23, 2015

Large “Old West” Photo Collection Found . . . Where Did It Come From? The “Phillips Collection” contains over 200 photos of the most colorful outlaws and lawmen of the Old West. Among many others, there are photos of Wyatt Earp, the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, Bat Masterson, Belle Starr, Jesse James, Frank James, Henry Starr, the Younger Brothers, Butch ...

Fit Formula in Brookside Turns One - Family Fun Run & Yoga

Sept. 22, 2015

) Brookside’s boutique yoga and fitness studio, Fit Formula, is celebrating a sweaty, stretchy, and happy first year in business on September 26th. The anniversary, which will coincide with National Family Health and Fitness Day, will be three-tiered, including a family run, outdoor yoga, and post-workout mimosas in-studio. The day will begin with the Family Run at 8:00 am along ...

SAVE Inc Opens New Office on 31st Street

Sept. 22, 2015

SAVE, Inc., a leader in providing comprehensive housing solutions to socially and medically disadvantaged people for nearly three decades, is excited to continue their work at Silverleaf, their new office located at 911 East 31st Street. Silverleaf is the result of a year-long capital campaign and is in the center of SAVE’s nine-building campus. To help celebrate the completion of ...

Sinatra Fest Comes to Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS

Sept. 22, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 22, 2015) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community is partnering with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas to present “Frank Sinatra: The Man and His Music,” a series of October interactive courses that will examine the cultural influence of Frank Sinatra. These courses will examine the man and the trajectory of his singing ...

JVS to hold Global Gardens Open House

Sept. 21, 2015

Kansas City, MO- On Friday, September 25, from 3:00-6:00 p.m., the JVS Global Gardens project gardens will be open to visitors. JVS looks forward to welcoming friends, project partners, supporters, volunteers, and neighbors. JVS hopes you will mark your calendar and come out to see the transformation that has taken place over the past six months in spaces that were ...

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