Hispanic Chamber of Commerce | 39th Annual Noche de Gala

Sept. 28, 2016

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host its 39th Annual Noche de Gala on Thursday, October 6th 2016 in the Grand Ballroom of the Overland Park Marriott. This Gala will benefit the operating expenses and standing programs and event hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Greater Kansas City. The evening will start off with a Pre-Award celebration that will include ...

Allstate Foundation and Actress Kerry Washington Kickoff Domestic Violence Awareness Month with Local Kansas City Agency

Sept. 23, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo September 22, 2016 – The Allstate Foundation’s campaign, Purple Purse, kicks off September 28 for a month long campaign with Hope House, bringing awareness to physical, emotional and financial domestic abuse. Hope House, was chosen for the third year in a row to be part of The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge. The Challenge, an annual competition ...

Travel Guru to Fund Louisiana Flood Relief

Sept. 23, 2016

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** Contact: Bill Anthony Consumer Travel Seminars (816) 288-4974 Cheap Travel Guru Raises Funds for Louisiana Flood Victims Kansas City, MO (September 23, 2016) – Consumer Travel Seminars, a Kansas City based travel information company, has stepped forward to aid the flood relief efforts of the Louisiana chapter of the American Red Cross with a major fundraising campaign. ...

Powell Gardens Seeks Volunteers to Help Carve Pumpkins for GLOW Jack-O’-Lantern Festival

Sept. 20, 2016

Contact: Karen Case, 816-697-2600 x236, Calling all pumpkin enthusiasts: Powell Gardens, Kansas City's botanical garden, is looking for volunteers to help carve pumpkins for its GLOW Jack-O'-Lantern Festival, which takes place Oct. 14-15, 2016. To create a magical experience for festival goers, staff and volunteers will carve 700+ pumpkins. Carving hours are 5-9 p.m. Oct. 12 and 8 a.m.-8 ...

Missouri Supreme Court returns Foundation to Missouri Baptist Convention

Sept. 20, 2016

Sept. 20, 2016 The Missouri Baptist Foundation is coming home to the MBC. The Missouri Supreme Court has declined to hear the Foundation’s appeal of a May 24 decision by the Missouri Court of Appeals – Western District, ordering the Foundation to return governance to board members elected by the Missouri Baptist Convention. By letting the Appeals Court ruling stand, ...

Women’s Empowerment Conference Returns to Kansas City

Sept. 19, 2016

"It's Time To Heal" Women's Conference returns for a 2nd year to MCC Penn Valley Community College, Education Center. Hosted by author and magazine editor, Kira McConico. Friday, September 30th - October 1, 2016. Focused on helping women overcome past hurts from domestic violence, family abuse, broken homes and relationships. Guest speakers and workshops.

TrueGender to host Launch Party Friday, September 23

Sept. 15, 2016

TrueGender is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide funding and resources to help any transgender person with transitioning and support, regardless of age or progress of transition. Kansas City – To kick-off our first fundraising campaign and start raising awareness of our existence, TrueGender will be hosting a Launch Party on Friday, September 23rd from 8-10pm at the Uptown ...

Master Illusionist and Storyteller “Harris the 3rd” to Headline Oakwood Baptist Fall Fest – Free, All-Ages Event to Take Place Saturday, October 29

Sept. 14, 2016

Internationally recognized illusionist and Christian storyteller, Harris III will headline Oakwood Baptist Church’s family-friendly Fall Fest event. Harris has become a highly-respected speaker by creating moments that lead to the discovery of #RealMagic, helping audiences identify the lies and deception that they have been tricked into believing. His knack for communicating “the evidence of things unseen,” and the importance of ...

PerformOUTKC present - Ovation: Standing Out for PerformOUTKC

Sept. 11, 2016

PerformOUTKC, Kansas Cities educational/outreach performing arts program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Straight Allies ages 13 to 18 announces its 4 th annual fund and friend raising event, Ovation: Standing Out for PerformOUTKC. Kansas City, MO – PerformOUTKC will host its fourth annual Ovation cocktail party on Friday, Sept. 23rd at 7 pm. This is the second ...

Anytime Fitness to open a new club in Olathe

Sept. 6, 2016

Lease signed for the world’s fastest-growing 24-hour co-ed fitness club Working out is about to get a lot easier. No more excuses about an inconvenient gym location or limited hours. Anytime Fitness is coming to Olathe. Anytime Fitness franchisees Dustin Delich and Chad Schimke confirmed that they have signed a lease for a 6,600 square-foot space and plan to build ...

Kansas City Metro Area Teens Release Worship EP

Sept. 6, 2016

Kansas City Metro Area Teens Release Worship EP Original songs, arrangements and melodies will hook you Kansas City, MO. – Four Kansas City area teenagers from World Revival Church released their first EP, “REVO: Promises” on iTunes, Amazon Music and Google Play. The songs were written by Alex Haywood, Dominic DeMeo, Samuel Noel and Maddie Watts. The EP includes five ...

Kansas City Companies Launch Fall into Fashion Fundraising Event

Aug. 31, 2016

Contact: Misty Honnold 816-838-2072 Kansas City, MO – 8/31/2016 – Just in time for fall, area businesses are collaborating to launch the inaugural “Fall into Fashion” fundraising luncheon and fashion show. Proceeds will benefit The Single Mom KC–a hospitality based organization on a mission to help, educate, mentor, clothe and empower single-mother families. The event will take place on ...

18th Biennial History Seminar - Sept 22-24, 2016

Aug. 31, 2016

“Shadows on the Land: Women of the Santa Fe Trail” is the theme for the upcoming biennial Rendezvous history seminar to be held September 22 – 24, in Larned, KS. The seminar is co-sponsored by the Santa Fe Trail Center Museum, Santa Fe Trail Association, and Fort Larned National Historic Site. Principal funding is provided by the Kansas Humanities Council, ...

MoKan CARSTAR Business Group Grants Wishes of Two Kansas City Metro Children

Aug. 30, 2016

Kansas City, MO. – The MoKan CARSTAR Business Group, comprised of 15 auto body shops in the Kansas City metro area, is granting the wish of 12-year-old Maddox to visit Disney Land and the dream of four-year-old Isaac Velasquez to go to Disney World. The MoKan CARSTAR Business Group raised almost $20,000 at their 23rd Annual Invitational Golf Tournament at ...

18th Annual Kansas City Pagan Pride Day – Harvest Festival and Craft Faire

Aug. 29, 2016

Join us on Sunday, September 11th from 10 am to 6 pm at the Merriam Marketplace in Merriam, Kansas to learn more about the often misunderstood religion of Paganism at the 18th Annual Kansas City Pagan Pride Day, Harvest Celebration and Craft Faire. Since 1999, we have sought to provide the public an opportunity to experience a first-person view of ...

Altrusa Hits Another Historic Milestone

Aug. 29, 2016

For Immediate Release: (Kansas City, MO) At its regularly scheduled July meeting at the Plaza Holiday Inn, Altrusans had the privilege of witnessing another milestone event in the history of this dynamic and every changing community organization. Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City, Inc. initiated its very first male member, David Halboth of Lee's Summit, MO. Altrusa first opened its ...

Oktoberfest Weekends to Feature Live Music, Microbreweries at Lake of the Ozarks’ Resort

Aug. 22, 2016

LAKE OZARK, MO – One of the Midwest’s premier resort destinations, The Lodge of Four Seasons on the Lake of the Ozarks announced today that it will host two Oktoberfest weekend celebrations this fall, September 16-17 and September 23-24. The Lodge, which recently completed a $15 million renovation, will hold Oktoberfest parties on Friday and Saturday night each weekend, featuring ...

Bridal Show August 28th In Independence

Aug. 20, 2016

The Kansas City Bridal Group is proud to host our next Bridal Show at the Pavilion Event Space on August 28th from 12 - 5 pm. Come for prizes, meet great wedding vendors, and find discounts and specials for planning your wedding! Each bride that attends will receive a FREE wedding planner workbook. You can even get FREE tickets with ...

Overland Park Event Venue Announces Launch of Wedding Startup

Aug. 18, 2016

EMZARA HELPS USERS PLAN WEDDINGS, EVENTS AT UNIQUE VENUES NOAH’S Event Venue in Overland Park announces the launch of EMZARA, a sharing economy startup like Airbnb for the wedding world OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — August 17, 2016 – The parent company of NOAH’S Event Venue of Overland Park announced the launch of EMZARA Events, a website that connects people planning ...

Suicide Awareness Survivor Support Walk to Honor 9/11 with a Flag Core

Aug. 17, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri (August 17, 2016) – Suicide Awareness Survivor Support Missouri-Kansas (SASS-MoKan) will hold its 13th Annual Remembrance Walk on Sunday, September 11, 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. The walk coincides with National Suicide Prevention Week ...

The Internet Loves The Message of Middle Aged Woman, Rapper, Hip Hop Style

Aug. 10, 2016

Local Poet and Performer, Rebecca Davis AKA Big B, “goes viral” with premier video Overland Park, Kansas July 27, 2016 Rebecca ‘Becca’ Davis has found a unique way to voice her feelings about love, loss and life circumstances through a series of uplifting and light-hearted poems to which every reader can relate. She “performs” these writings locally for small audiences, ...

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