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Will Shields hosts Women’s Football 101

Aug. 27, 2015

Pro Football Hall of Famer Will Shields putting on Women’s Football 101 clinic Sept. 14 “62 toss power trap.” That sequence of words is the most iconic play in Kansas City Chiefs Football history. Are you female and want to know what it means on the gridiron as well as other details about the game of football, join Kansas City ...

Top Experts to share latest on BRCA gene Breast Cancer Sept. 17

Aug. 27, 2015

Elizabeth Prostic was young, married for only a few years and the mother of a new baby. A native of Kansas City, Elizabeth had all the things many of us hope for when she was suddenly struck down by breast cancer. Elizabeth died from BRCA-related breast cancer. When BRCA mutations are detected, there are many things that can be done ...

Amy-Jill Levine to speak in KC in October

Aug. 26, 2015

Drawing on her extensive scholarly work aimed at understanding Jesus in his Jewish context, Vanderbilt New Testament Professor Amy-Jill Levine (http://divinity.vanderbilt.edu/people/bio/amy-jill-levine) will speak at several Kansas City locations over five days in October as part of a new effort by a local organization to improve religious literacy in the community. At the invitation of the Interfaith Religious Literacy Center, a ...

Student-run, Gender-neutral ThreadBare Thrift Opens in the MU Student Center

Aug. 25, 2015

COLUMBIA, Mo. — (August 25, 2015) ThreadBare, a student-run thrift clothing store, opened on Wednesday, August 26th, in the west end of the University of Missouri Student Center. The store offers affordable clothing — no item is priced over $15 — in a gender-neutral setting. “Humans are an infinite number of things; only two of them are their crotch and ...

Homegrown KC Startup Opens 2nd Location

Aug. 25, 2015

On July 2, 2015; Barefoot Beach Bums was selected for the 2015 Best of Parkville Award in the Stores category by the Parkville Award Program. They were also bestowed the honor in being the feature article in the August 2015 issue of the Riss Lake community home magazine located in the Northland. Sunday, August 23, 2015 Barefoot Beach Bums celebrated ...

Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week Progressive Preview – August 28th

Aug. 25, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Downtown Lawrence Inc., Sally Zogry (785) 842-3883 director@downtownlawrence.com Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week Progressive Preview – August 28th Downtown Lawrence Inc., prepares for Lawrence’s’ second annual Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week with a sneak peek progressive preview event this Friday, August 28th. The preview event is part of the Final Fridays Art Walk event that takes place on ...

Park University Hosting Career and Internship Fair on Sept. 23

Aug. 25, 2015

Park University’s Career Development Center will host its Fall Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Breckon Sports Center on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is open to the public, especially recent college graduates and individuals looking for entry-level positions. The fair will include more than 50 large and small companies, ...

Former Pastor Mike Aus to Address KC Secular Group

Aug. 24, 2015

Contact: Helen Stringer Executive Director Helen.Stringer@kcoasis.org 816.872.7182 For Immediate Release Former Pastor Mike Aus to Address KC Secular Group Founder of Oasis Network to speak on ‘Beliefs and Nonbelievers’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 24, 2015) — Kansas City Oasis has announced that Mike Aus, co-founder of The Oasis Network and executive director of Houston Oasis, will be the featured speaker ...

Local Brands Come Together For Babies at Mid C.O.A.S.T. Event on September 3

Aug. 24, 2015

Kansas City, Mo — Hosted by The Truman Collective, Mid C.O.A.S.T. (C.reative O.ptions A.lternatives and S.tylish T.rends) Event combines the glamour and production of a high-end runway show with the urban charm of a Kansas City pop-up shop. Attendees will see Kansas City’s first runway show dedicated to KC-designed t-shirts, with the opportunity to purchase styles and other items from ...

Travanse Living at Olathe Hosts Two Educational Events

Aug. 21, 2015

September, 2015 – (Olathe, KS) Travanse Living™, a new assisted living and memory care community opening in early 2016 and located at 101 West 151st Street in Olathe, will present two educational events this month. “A Guide to Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss” will take place on Tuesday, September 1 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the ...

Couple gives away home in essay contest

Aug. 20, 2015

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Aug. 20, 2015 Contact (Media Only, Not for Publication): Gene and Kriss Royer 519 High St Boonville, MO 65233 660-882-7107 hm 573-777-0123 cell Email: krissroyer@yahoo.com Website: www.highstreetvictorian.com Your dream and 200 words could win you this home and business! Boonville, MO – Innkeepers Gene and Kriss Royer have decided to get creative to sell their ...

FREE MOVIE SCREENING IN KANSAS CITY ON THURSDAY

Aug. 18, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR THURSDAY AUG. 20TH For more information, contact: James Balsamo?347-236-4846 acidbathproductions@gmail.com ALL WELCOME FOR FREE SCREENING OF NEW HORROR COMEDY TO PREMIERE DURING EVENT THURSDAY NIGHT IN KANSAS CITY There will be a FREE SCREENING of Bite School at the Screenland Crossroads in Kansas City, M.O. on Thursday, August 20, at 8 p.m. Come out and see the ...

Donation-Based Yoga Studio Opening in Kansas City!

Aug. 18, 2015

On September 14th, Karma Tribe Yoga, Kansas City's Premiere Donation-Based Yoga Studio, will be opening it's doors to the public. Nestled on the fifth floor of the Historic Firestone Building in the Crossroad's Arts District, Karma Tribe Yoga will offer yoga classes to the public on a pay-what-you-can basis 7 days a week. Karma Tribe Yoga is founded by local ...

Free Yoga Classes to KC Businesses & Residents in September 2015

Aug. 17, 2015

KCFitnessLink Plaza Yoga & Fitness Center: 707 West 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112 City of Fountains CrossFit: 541 D Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas 66101 For immediate release: August 15, 2015 Contacts: Darryl Olive, director of programs for KCFitnessLink, 816.256.4443, kcfitnesslink@gmail.com Amanda Garner, studio manager for KCFitnessLink, 816.922.9900, studiomanager@kcfitnesslink.com KCFitnessLink to Celebrate Annual Yoga Month 2015 Celebration KCFitnessLink (www.KCFitnessLink.com ...

Lead Bank Announces Strategic Partnership with The City of Kansas City Human Relations Department

Aug. 14, 2015

The Human Relations Department of The City of Kansas City, along with local partners, hosted Kansas City’s 9th Annual Kansas City Government Contracting & Procurement (KCGCP) Forum, “Beyond All Limits” earlier today. Lead Bank was announced as a strategic partner with The Human Relations Department’s “For Change” initiative which helps small businesses grow financially by providing business loans to certified ...

Lead Bank Creates ‘Banker-in-Training’ Program for Associates

Aug. 14, 2015

Doing Banking Better: Lead Bank Creates ‘Banker-in-Training’ Program for Associates As Lead Bank opens their third location in the Kansas City Crossroads, they are excited to announce the entire Crossroads team will have completed a signature Lead Bank training program, the “Banker in Training” Program. In line with Lead Bank’s goal to provide its clients the smartest and most efficient ...

The Piper, an Innovative Approach to Senior Living, Celebrates Grand Opening in Kansas City

Aug. 13, 2015

Every 67 seconds, another person in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050, it is projected that up to 16 million individuals living in America will have the disease. And what about the stress of caring for these seniors? The Alzheimer’s Association reports that nearly 60 percent of Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers rate the emotional stress of caregiving as ...

Short or tall, but always curvy – meet your new housecleaner

Aug. 13, 2015

(Kansas City, MO August 2015) On August 18th, the makers of the Handy Camel will launch a Kickstarter campaign for the release of their newest product, the Renegade Broom. By October 1st, this Italian-made broom with a retractable handle [for short and/or tall use], and innovative rake-shaped bristles, will begin to roll out to U.S. consumers. According to the statistics ...

Walk to Unite Those Who Have Lost a Loved One to a Traumatic Death

Aug. 11, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri (August 11, 2015) – Suicide Awareness Survivor Support Missouri-Kansas (SASS-MoKan) will hold its 12th Annual Remembrance Walk on Sunday, September 6, at Loose Park, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, Missouri. The walk is to remember those who lost their life to suicide, homicide, fire, accident, and other traumatic deaths. Bonnie and Mickey Swade, SASS-MoKan founders, honored their ...

Blessing of Animals Is Aug. 23 at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ

Aug. 11, 2015

Dogs, cats and other critters will be blessed at the annual Blessing of the Animals event during the morning service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, in the fellowship hall at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 700 E. 110th St. (110th and Holmes), Kansas City, Mo. The event is free and the public is invited to bring their pets ...

Witnesses’ “Imitate Jesus!” Convention Series Will Feature Resources Designed to Assist Families

Aug. 11, 2015

INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI—Jehovah’s Witnesses will discuss the keys to family happiness during their 2015 “Imitate Jesus!” Convention to be held at the Independence Event Center. The Witnesses’ three-day convention series will demonstrate how Jesus’ example can give parents and children the tools to build stronger and more united families. The program will also include a stimulating examination of Jesus’ famed Sermon ...

Lead Bank will launch a new client loyalty program, the Preferred Membership Program

Aug. 10, 2015

Lead Bank, an 86-year-old, locally-owned financial institution, dedicated to the needs of small businesses and their families, continues to provide their clients with highly innovative ways to bank and do business. Upon the opening of their new flagship branch in the Kansas City’s Crossroads, (October 2015) Lead Bank will launch a new client loyalty program, the Preferred Membership Program. This ...

Mike Elder, local cake pro, returns to prime time TV battle tonight!

Aug. 10, 2015

Mike elder is well know around kansas city for his incredible cake sculpture and also for his local charity work. Outside of KC he is known as a charismatic demonstrator and instructor of art expressed thru cake. Tonight at 7:00 mike returns to food network on its new series "Cake Wars" to battle it out against 3 other teams of ...

Jackson County Hosts 16th Annual International Conference

Aug. 5, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI. [August 3, 2015]— Eitas the Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County welcomes the 16th Annual Gentle Teaching International 2015 Conference attendees and speakers September 9-11, at the Westin Crown Center Hotel. The conference offers ongoing dialogue in a global community, building on the momentum of previous years while seeking new ways to cultivate a spirit of gentleness ...


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