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Suicide Awareness Survivors Support To Hold Annual Holiday Memorial Service

Oct. 21, 2014

Overland Park, KS (October 21, 2014) -- Suicide Awareness Survivors Support (SASS) (www.Sass-MoKan.com) will hold their seventh annual Holiday Memorial Service at McGilley & Hoge, Johnson County Memorial Chapel, 8024 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS 66204 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 15. The service will include candle lighting and a slide show of loved ones lost ...

Children from De Soto, Gardner rally for after-school programs

Oct. 17, 2014

Johnson County, Kansas– 900 children from the De Soto and Gardner School Districts came together today at a Lights On Afterschool rally at The Theater in the Park in Shawnee Mission Park to celebrate the achievements of afterschool students, and draw attention to the need for more afterschool programs to serve the millions of children nationwide who are unsupervised and ...

Titanic’s makeup artist to make an appearance at Twisted Halloween

Oct. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pam Wood Twisted Halloween 8721 Metcalf Ave. 913-642-8500 TwistedPam@gmail.com The movie Titanic’s makeup artist Bobbie Weiner will make an appearance at Twisted Halloween at 8721 Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park on Friday Oct 24, 2014 5PM-9PM and Saturday Oct 25, 2014 10AM-9PM. Professional makeup artists to be available for Halloween makeup applications on October 25, 2014, ...

Horizon Academy celebrates learning disabilities awareness, raises scholarship funds with Great Pumpkin Race 5k Run

Oct. 17, 2014

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Caitlin McGrath: Community Relations Coordinator Horizon Academy (913)789-9443 cmcgrath@horizon-academy.org www.greatpumpkinraceKC.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Horizon Academy Celebrates Learning Disabilities Awareness & Raises Scholarship Funds With 2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Race 5k Run ROELAND PARK, Kan. – The Great Pumpkin Race 5k run/walk will bring over 200 participants together on Saturday, October 25th to raise funds for Horizon Academy ...

MedTrak Raises Another $55,000 for Folds of Honor Kansas City Chapter

Oct. 16, 2014

Overland Park, Kansas – The MedTrak Services 3rd Annual ProAm Golf Tournament raised over $55,000 for the Folds of Honor Kansas City Chapter, an organization which provides scholarships to families of wounded and fallen soldiers. Thirty PGA Professionals from around the country, along with local and national business leaders played in the tournament at Milburn Country Club on September 22, ...

Leukemia Research Foundation Recognizes Excellence in Hematology/Oncology Nursing

Oct. 16, 2014

For additional information call: Carl Alston, Director of Communications 847-919-6250 630-202-8294 (mobile) Carl@lrfmail.org Overland Park, Kansas native Courtney Schwartz, MS, RN, CPHON from the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago has been selected as the 2014 Nurse of the Year by the Wilmette, Illinois-based Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF). Ms. Schwartz, a resident of Chicago, has been a ...

Get Inspired Kansas City “Speaking and Workshops to Inspire Your People”

Oct. 16, 2014

Looking for some inspiration for your organization or team? Kansas City life coach Sylvia Hall offers fresh and fierce workshops with insights that are immediately applicable. “I love to light people up," says Sylvia. "It’s not just about thinking positive. It is, rather, about creating an energy shift," she adds. Sylvia's presentations combine her strategic insights as a life coach ...

KUNDALINI YOGA FESTIVAL AND SILENT AUCTION, October 25, 2014

Oct. 16, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: KUNDALINI YOGA FESTIVAL AND SILENT AUCTION, October 25, 2014 3HO Foundation’s KC Kundalini Yoga Center will be hosting a Kundalini Yoga Festival and a Silent Auction on October 25, 2014. We are auctioning over 200 items donated by local businesses and community supporters. Auction items are in the following categories: Artwork, Books and Music, Health ...

Local pharmacist develops hangover-avoidance supplement, aims to keep Royals fans hangover-free throughout the playoffs and beyond.

Oct. 15, 2014

Kansas City, October 15, 2014 – Just in time for the Kansas City Royals’ historic playoff run, locally owned company Hypersonic Labs, Inc.® announces the launch of Wingman™, a pharmacist-developed hangover-avoidance supplement designed to enhance the metabolism of alcohol and absorb hangover-causing toxins, stopping the hangover before it starts. “We are very excited to introduce our hangover-avoidance supplement, Wingman™ to ...

Oct. 15, 2014

Plant Employees Honor Symbol of Independent Mobility with Impressive Safety Milestone October 15, 2014, St. Louis, Missouri...Employees at two manufacturing plants staffed by Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis (LHB) in St. Louis County have achieved an impressive safety milestone: They will celebrate six years without any lost-time injuries, a proud accomplishment for safety and plant productivity, on National White Cane ...

November Ballot Issues Focus of AAUW Meeting

Oct. 14, 2014

Dixie Youngers, NKC Public School Board Member, will moderate a discussion of the MO Ballot Issues of Nov. 4 at AAUW - Kansas City Northland branch’s monthly meeting on Sunday, Oct. 26 .Meeting is in Community Room on lower level (elevator) of North Kansas City Public Library at 2:30 PM. AAUW is open to men and women with college degrees ...

Kansas City nonprofit hsts ‘Healthy Halloween’ to inspire healthy living

Oct. 10, 2014

Media Contact: Andrea Steere 913-677-5097 andrea@rosedale.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KANSAS CITY, Kan., October 25 2014 - It’s no secret that with costumes comes mountains of candy on Halloween, but should it? One Kansas City, Kan. nonprofit says no. “Rosedale Development Association is committed to making the Rosedale community in Kansas City, Kan. a healthy place to live, work and play,” ...

MESSAGE ENVY SPA TO PROVIDEMASSAGES FOR MILITARYON VETERAN’S DAY

Oct. 10, 2014

MESSAGE ENVY SPA TO PROVIDE “MASSAGES FOR MILITARY” ON VETERAN’S DAY Military personnel and Veterans to receive a complimentary 1-hour massage session Kansas City– (October 10, 2014) – Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services announces “Massages for Military”, an event honoring military personnel & veterans at participating area locations. ...

ABWA hosts Jenna Bush Hager, JJ Ramberg at National Conference

Oct. 9, 2014

Contact: Rene` Street Telephone: 913.732.5100 X 280 Email: rstreet@abwa.org or esavage@abwa.org Website: www.abwa.org Celebrating 65 years, ABWA hosts 2014 National Conference events in KC metro area Overland Park, KS, September 4, 2014– The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) of Overland Park, will be hosting the 65th Anniversary Celebration and the 2014 National Women’s Leadership Conference, at the Overland Park Convention ...

Local filmmaker will screen film, speak with students on Oct. 21 in Pratt

Oct. 8, 2014

Local filmmaker will screen film, speak with students on Oct. 21 in Pratt LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas filmmaker Patrick Clement will screen his film Somewhere Between Freedom and Protection, Kansas on Oct. 21 in Pratt and speak with area students about rural Kansas filmmaking. Clement, currently an undergraduate in Film and Media Studies at the University of Kansas, will screen ...

Oct. 7, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kathy Broniecki Hiland Dairy Office: (402) 558-0637 Cell: (402) 740-2254 KathyB@envoyinc.com NEW CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER MILK FROM HILAND DAIRY IS A HALLOWEEN TREAT Tasty reduced fat flavored milk and Halloween Egg Nog are now in stores. Springfield, Missouri (Sept. 15, 2014) – Hiland Dairy announced today that Chocolate Peanut Butter Milk, the latest in its popular ...

Brookside church schedules pet blessing service

Oct. 3, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Sarah North 816-352-2220 (call or text) sarah@standrewkc.org ***MEDIA ALERT***MEDIA ALERT***MEDIA ALERT*** ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN BROOKSIDE CELEBRATES THE FEAST OF ST. FRANCIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5TH AT ITS ANNUAL PET BLESSING, A SPECIAL SERVICE HONORING OUR FOUR-LEGGED FRIENDS. All people (and animals) are welcome to attend this outdoor service. WHAT Families are invited to bring ...

WowMEN Stiletto Sprint for a Cure to Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Oct. 2, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Sonja Griesbach Woody's Automotive Group Cell: (660) 247-5319 sonja@woodysauto.com Woody's Automotive Group is honored to sponsor the 5th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event! This year the entire community of Chillicothe has been invited to participate in the WowMen 100 Stiletto Sprint for a Cure to Breast Cancer which is the second deadliest diseases ...

PrimaRebelle presented by WHITNEYMANNEY & UMKC Gallery of Art

Oct. 1, 2014

PrimaRebelle presented by WHITNEYMANNEY & UMKC Gallery of Art, Opening Night: October 23rd 2014 at 7PM UMKC Gallery of Art Located in the UMKC Fine Arts Building 5015 Holmes. KCMO 64110 Join WHITNEYMANNEY for the debut of the label's new collection and opening of the accompanying two week fashion exhibition, PrimaRebelle. Guests will enjoy a presentation of the fifteen look ...

PINK OUT at the POST OFFICE

Oct. 1, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2014 PINK OUT at the POST OFFICE Louisburg KS —October is “‘Breast Cancer Awareness” month. Beginning Wednesday, October 1, 2014 through Friday, October 31, 2014 the Louisburg Post Office™ will be getting their PINK ON for a “PINK OUT at the Post Office” event to promote the sale of the Breast Cancer semi-postal stamp. The ...

BETTER BLOCKKANSAS CITY: Temporary Streetscape Installation to Demonstrate Benefits of Safe, Accessible Bicycle Infrastructure at Broadway St. in Westport.

Sept. 30, 2014

Better Block - Kansas City, a local grass-roots group promoting safe and livable streets, plans to construct a temporary streetscape installation on Broadway St. in Westport. On Saturday , October 18th from 10am to 8pm, the re-imagined urban environment will be opened to the public in order to demonstrate the social and economic benefits of safe and accessible bicycle infrastructure. ...

Hospitalized Veterans Writing Project Hosts Open House, Celebrates New Office Space

Sept. 30, 2014

Kansas City, Mo. — Hospitalized Veterans Writing Project (HVWP), a national non-profit that provides therapeutic writing services to hospitalized and outpatient veterans served by the Department of Veterans Affairs, will open its doors this fall to Kansas City’s civic and business community. In June 2014, HVWP was kicked out of its office in Mission, Kan., by the new building owners. ...

First Annual City Slickers Charity Hoe Down

Sept. 30, 2014

Proceeds to Benefit Variety the Children’s Charity and Drumm Farm Center for Children Kansas City, MO (Tuesday, September 30, 2014) – Nathaniel and Sarah Hagedorn (CEO of NorthPoint Development) along with Danny and Carla O’Neill (owners of The Roasterie) are proud to team up for the First Annual City Slickers Charity Hoe Down Saturday, October 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 ...


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