Lifestyle

20th Annual In Step and In Shape Walk is May 20 in Antioch Park

April 22, 2015

For 20 summers now, a May special event has provided 50 Plus participants with an opportunity to get outside, enjoy local trails, and stay active. This year’s In Step and In Shape event will take place on Wednesday, May 20, in Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam, and will mark the completion of two decades of the half-day event, which was ...

First Overnight Fishing Opportunity of 2015 is May 16 at Shawnee Mission Park

April 22, 2015

Eight overnight fishing opportunities at three Johnson County Park & Recreation District lakes are being planned this year, beginning in mid-May. The first of these will take place on May 16 at Shawnee Mission Park Lake. After 11 p.m. on that date, the park will be open strictly for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout ...

New Bingo Night and Bingo Cookout events planned in mid-May

April 22, 2015

Two new bingo-related special events are being planned in mid-May by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Bingo Family Fun Night will take place on Friday, May 8, while the Bingo Cookout in the Park will take place on Thursday, May 14. Bingo Family Fun Night is for all ages and will take place beginning at 6 p.m. on ...

Crafting for Missions

April 22, 2015

Crafting for Missions A Fundraiser for McMurry United Methodist Church Inter-generational Mission to McCurdy School Calling all quilters, scrapbookers, card makers and crafters. Here’s a chance for you to do what you love with other like-minded stitchers, cutters and gluers all while supporting McMurry United Methodist Youth on a mission, in the process. Join us for a day of crafting ...

Winnetonka High School 40th Class Reunion

April 21, 2015

Graduates from the class of 1975 The Griffin was chosen because in mythological history it represented intelligence and strength. It portrays the combined features of a being with the head, talons, and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. The colors cardinal red and gold were the colors of choice. The Class of 1973 had spoken...they were ...

New Book on Parenting Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day

April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 – Kansas City, MO – New book on parenting would make a perfect gift for Mother’s Day. Author Stephany Hughes, Ph.D., shares her parenting experiences in her helpful book Mother as Emotional Coach: 8 Principles for Raising a Well-Adjusted Child. “I have always felt parents should have to earn a license before raising a family. Stephany’s book ...

THE VILLAGE COOPERATIVE IS COMING TO LENEXA

April 21, 2015

Lenexa, KS / April 21st – On Wednesday, May 6th at 1pm, the Village Cooperative of Lenexa, a senior housing cooperative, will host an Informational Seminar at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 12601 West 95th Street, Lenexa. The seminar will provide information regarding the proposed age 55+ cooperative planned for Lenexa. The informational seminar will be an opportunity for the public ...

Missouri, Nixon among Where Are, Who Leads Cleanest, Greenest States in U.S.

April 20, 2015

For Immediate Release ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Contact: Steve Spacek Private Residence: Clarksburg, MD (Washington DC area) Emails: litterscorecard@gmail.com , stevespacek1@gmail.com Phone: 202-521-1489 Twitter: @litterscorecard Date: April 17, 2015 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Earth Day 2015: Missouri, Nixon among Where Are, Who Leads Cleanest, Greenest States in U.S. In observing Earth Day 2015, the American State Litter Scorecard recognizes the top ten cleanest, Green regimes in ...

2015 Jazz Palette Composition Contest Winners Announced

April 17, 2015

KANSAS CITY -- The American Jazz Museum is proud to present the winning compositions from our Jazz Palette composition contest in a special performance by the Hermon Mehari Quintet in the Blue Room, Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. “The opportunity to combine another public program such as this type of event with our current exhibition in the Changing ...

Kansas High School Students and Retirees Dance at Their Prom

April 17, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- A Tuesday evening, April 14, Junior-Senior Prom at Tallgrass Creek retirement community brought about 30 students from Blue Valley North High School and nearly 125 residents together on the dance floor. They danced the Cupid Shuffle, the Electric Slide, the Macarena, and the Booty Call. And there were even a few Fox Trots, Waltzes, Twists and ...

Documentaries explore nation’s controversial immigration issues

April 16, 2015

Residents in Kansas and Nebraska have an opportunity to learn more about what life is really like for illegal immigrants to the United States by viewing two documentaries that take a look at the political aspects of this hot-button issue and the real-life implications from those decisions. The viewings of the two documentaries –“Trails of Hope and Terror” and “The ...

50 Plus Plans May 6 Adventure Walk to visit Missouri’s Katy Trail

April 16, 2015

An opportunity to hike on a portion of Missouri's Katy trail is being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in early May. The program is called Katy Trail Adventure Walk and will take place on Wednesday, May 6. Participants will walk on a section of the trail located near the Rocheport (Mo.) ...

Home Run Event Raises Milestone Total For Bible College

April 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOME RUN EVENT RAISES MILESTONE TOTAL First-ever live and silent auction event at Kansas City College and Bible School raises $100,000 for student scholarships. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (April 15, 2015) – Kansas City College and Bible School (KCCBS) announced today that the total raised from its weekend fundraiser, the Home Run for KCCBS Auction and Benefit, came ...

Unbiased Herbal Energy Booster Supplements To Increase Stamina

April 15, 2015

Generally, humans need energy to perform the day-to-day duties, regardless of whether it is personal work or professional work. Sometimes, there are great chances that men and women can feel low at energy and stamina. Not only physical factors, but mental fatigue and stress can also be great contributing factors. Regardless of the factor contributing towards low energy and stamina, ...

Senior Star at Villa Ventura’s Spring Fling Celebrates America’s Favorite Pastime

April 15, 2015

Community invited to join in the fun with baseball-themed event Senior Star at Villa Ventura is pleased to invite the Kansas City community to its annual Spring Fling from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at 12100 Wornall Road. This year’s event celebrates America’s favorite pastime … baseball … and everything associated with the beloved sport including food, ...

Midwest Tea Fest To Launch In Kansas City

April 13, 2015

Midwest Tea Fest To Launch In Kansas City Festival will increase visibility for local and regional vendors of specialty tea as well as raise money for local charities KANSAS CITY, April 13 – Midwest Tea Fest is a yearly event dedicated to building the specialty tea community in the Midwest region, adding this niche market to our many other notable ...

Park University Hosting Discussion on Diversity

April 13, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—April 13, 2015 — Park University, in conjunction with The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council, will host a “Unity Within Diversity” discussion on Wednesday, April 22, starting at 2 p.m. in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is free and open to the public. The dialogue will include a trio of panelists: Matt Rice, ...

KC Kids on Track Supporting Safehome

April 12, 2015

KC Kids on Track, an Olathe, KS non-profit, Tyler Nelson Racing and Regency Coffee & Vending will sponsor a "fundraising" event to benefit SAFEHOME, Inc on Saturday April 18th, at Saver's Thrift Mart, 13509 S Mur Len Rd, Olathe, KS 66062. SAFEHOME provides a healing atmosphere where survivors of domestic violence can gain inner strength, build self-esteem, explore options, and ...

Earth Day 2015: Growing a Community of Leaders

April 10, 2015

Please disregard previous submission and use this version: PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Earth Day 2015: Growing a Community of Leaders DATE OF RELEASE: April 17, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION Ronald Stewart, Flint Hills Regional Leadership Program, (727) 560-0947, ronald.stewart1.civ@mail.mil The Flint Hills Regional Leadership Program, in conjunction with Westar Energy, Kansas Trails Council, Dickinson County Conservation District, and the ...

Barrier Free Housing Tour

April 9, 2015

Contact: Martha Hagedorn-Krass, Executive Director, Friends of JCDS Phone: 913-826-2270 Email: Martha.Hagedorn-Krass@jocogov.org Friends of Johnson County Developmental Supports (JCDS) HOMES TOUR: Sunday, April 26, 2015 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This is a friend raiser and a fundraiser that invites the public to tour seven Friends of JCDS houses throughout Johnson County. We want to show the public what barrier ...

Kansas City Based Weather Company Offers New Long Range Wedding Day Forecast

April 7, 2015

(Lenexa, Kan.) - Weather2020 offers customized forecasts for any date and location, up to 200 days out, so those planning weddings can now breathe a little easier. “We’re very excited to finally offer tailored weather forecasts for the biggest day of most peoples’ lives,” said Chris Routh, CEO of Weather2020. “Weather is a big stress factor and giving couples an ...

Sheri Gambino joins personal training staff at Taiji Fusion

April 5, 2015

After losing 210 pounds without the assistance of surgery or other medical procedures, Sheri Gambino now wants to share her experiences with others. Sheri believes that anyone can make the changes necessary to lead a healthy lifestyle. Often all it takes is someone to point them in the right direction. Sheri is also a fan of using technology to assist ...

Last chance to meet the Easter Bunny at Naomi’s Hallmark Shop

April 3, 2015

Last chance to meet the Easter Bunny ! Bring the kids, bring your camera and take pictures with the Easter Bunny, this Saturday April 4th at Naomi's Hallmark Shop at 12050, Blue Valley Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66216 (Next to First Watch) from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. — Free Noah's Animals sticker, coloring cards and candy for the kids. ...


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