Lifestyle

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 ...

August 12 Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest to be Held at Tallgrass Creek

July 27, 2015

WHAT: A Wednesday, August 12 free-style, collective summer spit by Overland Park, KS, retirees during Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s 2nd Annual Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest. The event, which will begin at 10 a.m. immediately following a summer Watermelon Social, will showcase spitting techniques that promise to be the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Participants have been practicing their seed ...

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 ...

Versatile and Comfortable Women’s Clothing for Professionals

July 26, 2015

Prairie Village, KS, March 9, 2015 – A portion of the population can wear workout clothes all day. Don’t we wish we all could? But workout wear doesn’t bridge the gap for professionals. RenWalla is a new women’s apparel company creating interchangeable pieces that fit a busy lifestyle and feature comfort comparable with workout wear. Gina Hohl and Rachel McTarsney, ...

Jehovah’s Witnesses Welcome All to 2015 “Imitate Jesus!” Convention

July 24, 2015

For Immediate Release July 24, 2015 INDEPENDENCE, MO—Jehovah’s Witnesses will soon hold their annual conventions at the Independence Event Center. They extend an open invitation for all to attend. The theme of this year’s program is “Imitate Jesus!” Gregory L. Chancellor, a convention spokesman, states: “Jesus, the founder of Christianity, is widely considered as one of the most influential and ...

Hotel Phillips Names Socialworx PR as Agency of Record

July 21, 2015

The historic Hotel Phillips, Kansas City’s most elegant Art Deco hotel, 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 communication strategy, building long-term brand awareness, educating people about the hotel and its amenities and will provide strategic council on social media. Added Sandi ...

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 ...

Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer” Event to Benefit Great Plains SPCA

July 16, 2015

Melissa McGee Photography’s “Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer” event is being held on Aug 1, 2015 from to raise food donations for Great Plains SPCA. For $25 and a donation of a large bag of premium brand cat or dog food, people will receive a 10-minute session and 5x7 portrait of their furry friend. Call the studio at 816.686.4695 ...

World’s Only “Jollytologist” Coming to Kansas City Area

July 16, 2015

Best-selling author and award-winning professional speaker, Allen Klein, will be coming to Unity Village to present a fun-filled weekend retreat on The Healing Power of Humor from July 31 to August 2. Local laughter yoga specialist Linda Putthoff will also be part of the retreat to demonstrate the benefits of laughter. In addition to showing participants how to find and ...

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 ...

TRAVANSE LIVINGTM AT OLATHE DONATES FURNITURE TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

July 14, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Trisha McClanahan, Lifestyle Specialist 913.791.0020 • TMcClanahan@Travanseliving.com TRAVANSE LIVINGTM AT OLATHE DONATES FURNITURE TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OLATHE, KS: Travanse LivingTM is a new assisted living and memory care community under development in the former Holiday Inn located next to Olathe Medical Center. Managed and operated by Pathway® Senior Living, Travanse Living will offer Pathway’s signature ...

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 ...

BKS Yoga

July 8, 2015

CONTACT: Sharon Prothe, Fit Formula (913) 744.9544 / sharon.prothe@gmail.com Jenny Kincaid, SocialWorx PR (816) 550.4382 / jenny@socialwrx.com Fit Formula Launches Brookside Health Initiative (KANSAS CITY, MO April 2015) Brookside residents who are eager to exercise outside this summer can now find how and where to get `moving' in their own neighborhood. Sharon Prothe, owner of Fit Formula, a fitness boutique ...

Village Cooperative coming to Lawrence

July 7, 2015

Lawrence, KS / July 7th – On Wednesday, July 15th at 1pm, the Village Cooperative of Lawrence, a senior housing cooperative, will host an Informational Seminar at Maceli’s Banquet Hall, 1031 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence. The seminar will provide information regarding the proposed age 62+ cooperative planned for Lawrence. The informational seminar will be an opportunity for the public to ...

Mission Project Benefits from Rotary ‘Grocery Grab’

July 2, 2015

Rotary sponsored Grocery Grab bags win for everyone involved Mission Project health programs will benefit MISSION, Kan. (July 1, 2015) - It was a win-win-win for everyone involved in the Rotary Club of Shawnee Mission's first-ever Grocery Grab Fundraiser on May 23, benefiting the Mission Project. Participants purchased raffle tickets for a chance to become one of 10 finalists. Nine ...

There’s Something Fishy at Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS

June 30, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- Scores of Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents spent a lazy summer afternoon June 24 fishing for imaginary trout, shark, barracuda, guppies, etc., in a Gone Fishin' excursion on their campus. They fished for two hours, catching plastic fish that were in a three-foot pool (Note: they did not want to kill real fish, hence the plastic ...

65 Years After the Korean War, Claridge Court Resident Remembers MASH

June 24, 2015

This year marks 65 years since the start of the Korean War. The three-year battle claimed the lives of nearly 36,000 American soldiers. However, many of us know more about the "forgotten war" from what we've seen on the hit TV show, M*A*S*H. Local veteran and former radiologist Dr. Gerhard W. Schottman served at the MASH in Uijeongbu, South Korea, ...

Professional Figure Competitor and Start-Up Entrepreneur Candice McField Launches New Web Site and Mobile/Tablet App

June 23, 2015

Media Contact: Gene Willis gene@candicemcfield.com 913.485.7447 Website and mobile/tablet app designed to help business travelers and adventurers stay fit while on the go. KANSAS CITY, MO. (June 23, 2015) -- Candice McField, professional figure competitor, expert fitness coach and start-up entrepreneur today announces the launch of her new website under the brand Candice McField Fitness (CMF) at http://www.candicemcfield.com. The site ...

You Don’t Need Oz To Find Love

June 19, 2015

For immediate release: Contact for more info: Malcolm Grissom, 415-812-5290 (Don't publish) malcolm@malcolmgrissom.com or Vicky Bates at (816) 359-9195 “Surviving Love” is Malcolm Grissom’s solo show about his quest for love. At 23, Grissom was asked if he was asked if I ever wanted to marry, I said, "Yes! I’m practically married now. She’s not my wife, but I have ...

Mother’s Refuge Wins National Contest

June 18, 2015

Area Nonprofit Wins Coveted Grant Mother’s Refuge beats out thousands of causes in online contest Independence, MO – More than 192,000 people took to Facebook and cast 6.2 million votes vying to bring a $25k grant to their neighborhoods. State Farm is proud to announce the top 40 vote-receiving causes that will receive the grants to improve their communities. One ...

Silent Samaritans Offer Life Changing Gifts for Kansas City Kids with Special Needs

June 18, 2015

Variety Children’s Charity of KC will present life changing gifts to several area families in need Monday, June 22, 2015 at 10:00am at Old Shawnee Town at Herman E. Laird Park 11500 Johnson Drive Shawnee, KS. Imagine not being able to drive your child to the doctor’s office, participate in neighborhood activities or even get out in the community. The ...


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