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Dr. Craig Schwartz Wins Kansas City Patient Choice Award

Dec. 19, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dr. Craig Schwartz Wins Kansas City Patient Choice Award Dr. Craig Schwartz, a vein specialist and cosmetic physician based in Leawood, KS, has been awarded the prestigious Patient’s Choice Award 2014 from leading patient review site vitals.com. Kansas City, Kansas – December 20, 2014 Each year, hundreds of thousands of new doctor reviews and ratings are featured ...

Small Park Takes Home Big Honors at ARVC Convention

Dec. 16, 2014

Being the kindergartner in the room (open only five years) and one of the small parks (only 50 sites) didn’t stop Big Creek RV Park from taking home top honors recently at the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) Outdoor Hospitality Conference in Las Vegas. Big Creek RV Park, located in Annapolis, Missouri, won both the Plan-It-Green Park ...

North Kansas City Hospital Accepts Applications for Winter and Spring Junior Volunteers

Dec. 12, 2014

North Kansas City Hospital Accepts Applications for Winter and Spring Junior Volunteers NORTH KANSAS CITY, MO. – Dec. 12, 2014 – North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) is accepting student applications for junior volunteer opportunities for winter and spring, 2015. Students must be between the ages of 14-18 to apply. The program is a 3-month commitment that requires a minimum of ...

Dine and Party With A James Beard Awarded Chef This New Years

Dec. 12, 2014

The streets of the Crossroads Art District will once again echo with the sounds of jumping blues and hot swinging Jazz this New Year's eve as restaurants Michael Smith and Extra Virgin host another memorable party with The Grand Marquis. As in years past, there will be two dinner seatings at James Beard award winning chef Michael Smith's namesake restaurant, ...

How to Survive the Holidays with a Child with Autism

Dec. 11, 2014

Media Contact: Micki Keim Vice President, Marketing & Communications Office: 314-304-7019, Mobile: 314-791-9948 micki.keim@esmw.org How to Survive the Holidays with a Child with Autism Easter Seals Midwest Offers Tips on How to Have a Low Stress Holiday KANSAS CITY, MO – December 11, 2014 – December can be a stressful month for just about anyone. There’s Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and ...

Alternate History Acts of War Released

Dec. 8, 2014

Topeka, K.S.; November 11, 2014—James Young, author of the critically acclaimed science fiction novel An Unproven Concept, has just released his alternate history work Acts of War in both e-book and hard copy formats. The second work in the Usurper’s War series, Acts of War explores a World War II in which Adolf Hitler is killed by a wayward RAF ...

RECORD YEAR EXPECTED FOR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHINING STAR PROGRAM

Dec. 4, 2014

December 4, 2014 KANSAS CITY, MO – Christmas is arriving daily at Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph. The community is responding generously to our call for gifts and donations to the Christmas Shining Star program. With continued support during the next week, Catholic Charities will meet its goal of providing toys, food and clothing to more than 1,700 children, ...

Missouri Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Same-Sex Divorce Case

Dec. 3, 2014

Attorneys from Capes Sokol Challenge Missouri’s Defense of Marriage Laws December 3, 2014, Jefferson City, Missouri… Attorney Drey Cooley of St. Louis-based law firm Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, P.C., presented arguments to the Missouri Supreme Court in In re the Marriage of: M.S. v. D.S., in which a man sought a divorce from his same-sex spouse, and the St. ...

Park University’s Center for Global Peace Journalism to Host Discussion on Ferguson

Dec. 1, 2014

The Center for Global Peace Journalism and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Park University will host a discussion related to the events in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday, Dec. 3, starting at 3 p.m. in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is free and open to the public. The event will include presentations by ...

Saint Vincent Clinic Kicks Off Second Annual Snowflake Streak

Dec. 1, 2014

Leavenworth, Kan. (Dec. 1, 2014) – Saint Vincent Clinic recently announced that the Second Annual Snowflake Streak One-Mile Walk will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015—the “coldest day of the year.” Those who participate will help raise much-needed funds for the clinic. The event, held at the Riverfront Community Center, begins at 8 a.m. with check-in and concludes with ...

KC Kids Pass to donate portion of profits to Harvesters

Nov. 25, 2014

Lee’s Summit, MO, November 25, 2014 – KC Kids Pass, advertising and fundraising company located in Lee’s Summit, has announced plans to donate a portion of all website sales through the end of 2014 to Harvesters. “With the holiday season approaching it saddens us to think that families in our community will go hungry when so many of us are ...

Pack Friday replaces Black Friday as KC Youth help others

Nov. 25, 2014

Contact: Cheryl Reinhardt FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: (c) 913-220-8938 Email: creinhardt@youthfront.com Friday, November 28th, 2014 1:00-3:00 p.m. Black Friday? For some, it’s “Pack Friday” SHAWNEE MISSION, KAN. (Nov. 24, 2014) Instead of spending Black Friday shopping, hundreds of young people and their families will join together at the Youthfront Something to EatTM warehouse (1200 S. 5th Street, Kansas City, KS) ...

Emporia State University Students Stand by Sexual Misconduct Definitions

Nov. 18, 2014

[Emporia, Kansas]- The Emporia State University Student Senate has voted to include sexual misconduct definitions within its student planners. The definitions, which were provided by the United States Federal Government program, the Violence Against Women Act, will be used as a tool to raise awareness for sexual assault on college campuses. The initiative was brought to the attention of the ...

Danya Banning and Diana Cokingtin Bring National Blow Dry Bar Concept to Overland Park, KS

Nov. 17, 2014

Blowouts, makeup, hair extensions, and other salon luxuries now available in KS Overland Park, KS – November 18, 2014 – Announced today, Overland Park becomes home to the first franchise location of Primp & Blow, a blow dry bar. Danya Banning and Diana Cokingtin have partnered with Primp and Blow founder, Melodi Harmon, to introduce a membership concept offering Overland ...

State Herpetological Awards Presented

Nov. 17, 2014

Members and friends attended the 41st annual meeting of the Kansas Herpetological Society held Nov. 7-9 at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. Scholars and field herpetologists presented research and observations through a two-day series of brief lectures, a business meeting was conducted by the KHS membership and a fundraising auction-social gathering was held. Officers were elected for the Society ...

Selfless Saturdays

Nov. 17, 2014

Be apart of something that matters! Its all about you, the Community! Faith is Life is a Young Adults Non For Profit Organization that implements selfless acts within the Community. We want to not only feed the community but, strengthen it. We believe one selfless act at a time will change the hearts and minds of the individual performing it ...

November 18 forum speakers to discuss forced labor & human trafficking; Speakers to include: Assistant U.S. Attorney; a Consultant for International Labour Organization; and a Former FBI Special Agent

Nov. 17, 2014

Contact: Anna Lambertson, Executive Director, International Relations Council alambertson@irckc.org 816-221-4204 A November 18 forum in Kansas City will focus on the serious issues of forced labor and human trafficking. Forced labor and human trafficking are crimes that impact tens of millions of people each year and that touch all corners of the globe. The Kansas City community is not immune ...

YouTube Celebrities Moving Back Home To Kansas City

Nov. 16, 2014

Contact: Austin Null, 816-210-5537 (thenivenulls@gmail.com) Popular YouTube Family, The Nive Nulls, are moving back home to Kansas City after moving to Los Angeles over two years ago. Leaving Kansas City with around 5,000 followers to their daily life videos back in November 2012, they'll be coming home with nearly 300,000 subscribers to their name. Austin and Brittany Null, along with ...

Recognized for Expertise in Senior Housing

Nov. 13, 2014

Having recently completed a rigorous educational curriculum and competency based exam and application process, LINDA BOBSKI, real estate agent with Keller Williams has earned the prestigious Certified Senior Housing Professional (CSHP) designation from the Seniors Real Estate Institute. Awarded only to a select number of elite real estate professionals in any market, the CSHP designation equips senior housing professionals to ...

Tallgrass Creek Security Officer Makes Models of WWII Airplanes to Honor Veterans

Nov. 13, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (November 13, 2014) – When Buck Heath retired after a 41-year career with the Overland Park Fire Department he searched for a part-time job that would somehow be aligned with his lifelong respect for the men and women of the United States military. He found it as a Security Officer at Tallgrass Creek retirement community where more ...

Dancers Create Visual Exciting Moving Spectacle to Benefit Special Needs Children – Fight Cancer

Nov. 12, 2014

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Love for Dance – People Combine for Major Kansas City Dance Event “Dancers Create Visual Exciting Moving Spectacle to Benefit Special Needs Children – Fight Cancer” November 11, 2014, OLATHE, Kansas Hold onto your seats because you’re about to feel the power of dance come alive. You won’t believe how you’ll be moved in one of Kansas ...

ZONA ROSA UNVEILS A WHOLE NEW HOLIDAY SHOPPING TRADITION

Nov. 11, 2014

Local customer and employee feedback was clear. Zona Rosa responded by allowing stores to remain closed on Thanksgiving this year while launching new “Orange Wednesday” shopping event KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Zona Rosa gives Thanksgiving back to its stores and their employees this year for those who wish to remain closed on Thanksgiving while at the same time offering Kansas ...

Strawberry Hill Museum Celebrates 26th Year Preserving Holiday Traditions

Nov. 11, 2014

Where: The Strawberry Hill Museum Opens for the Holiday When: Everyday – M-F & Saturday until it is ready for the opening- Saturday, November 22, 2014 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at night Museum - (913) 371-3264 THE STRAWBERRY HILL ETHNIC MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTER CELEBRATES 26TH YEAR PRESERVING HOLIDAY TRADITIONS ...


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