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Green Lantern Car Wash Customers Support Local Schools

Jan. 30, 2015

Salina, KS (1/30/2015) – Green Lantern Car Wash customers Jenny DeVry, Mike Watson, Nicole Pro, and Dale Williams each awarded $1,000 to local schools. These individuals are members of Green Lantern’s QwikPass program and were drawn as the annual winners of the Excellence in Education program associated with QwikPass. The following schools were selected to receive the donations: Autism Works, ...

Heritage Tour to China presented to Altrusa

Jan. 30, 2015

(Kansas City, Missouri) – At the regular monthly meeting of the Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City in January, Bethany Stanley of Overland Park, KS presented a program on her family's “Heritage Trip to China.” Ms Stanley and her husband had adopted a Chinese infant more than ten years ago. Families that adopt Chinese infants are strongly encouraged to return ...

Local chiropractor providing support to City Union Mission.

Jan. 29, 2015

Blue Springs, MO. Dr. Michael R. Pardun invites the public to participate in a community service project to benefit the City Union Mission. During the entire month of February, new patients will receive care-including consultation, exam, and x-rays (if needed) and the Dr’s report of findings (normally up to a $280 value) at a greatly reduced fee of $14 in ...

Special Program Helps Seniors Recover from Recent Hospital or Rehabilitation Stays

Jan. 26, 2015

Benton House, a group of living communities located in the Kansas City Metro, is diligent when it comes to finding solutions for senior care. This is especially important after a hospital or rehabilitation stay. Regional Community Relations Director, ShyAnne Forstner, says “Frequently families have lots of questions after a senior loved one’s rehabilitation or hospital stay. They worry whether their ...

Cupid’s Arrow Strikes

Jan. 23, 2015

NEWS AND PHOTOS For Valentine’s Day related story content Released: January 23, 2015 Contact: Jason Barrett, Community Life Director, 816-257-5100, jbarrett@watermarkcommunities.com Cupid's Arrow Strikes: Late Life Marriage Makes Independence Couple Feel Young Again INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Fountains at Greenbriar, 2100 S. Swope Drive, was the site of a beautiful wedding on January 3, 2015, when longtime friends Bill Fann ...

Apple Pie Painting Launches New Features Set to Revolutionize the Sip and Paint Industry

Jan. 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [January 22, 2015] Apple Pie Painting Launches New Features Set to Revolutionize the Sip and Paint Industry Apple Pie Painting announced an exciting new feature to their private painting parties. The mobile Sip and Paint party company is the only painting party company in the U.S. to offer customized Painting Party Kits so that anyone, anywhere can ...

Kansas City Dive Shop Teaches Quadriplegic to Scuba Dive

Jan. 21, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Christopher May, 816-260-2419, chris.diver@hotmail.com What: There are no limits when you have drive and determination. Shantelle Rockman is a highly functional quadriplegic who will soon become a certified scuba diver. Brian Huff from KCMO’s Divers Equipment and Repair will instruct Shantelle in the Scuba Schools International (SSI) Open Water Course, the entry-level course needed to become a ...

THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER KRABBY PATTY FOOD TRUCK TOUR!

Jan. 21, 2015

WHAT: In honor of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water, families in the Kansas City are invited to check out the Krabby Patty Food Truck. Activities include: photos, activity sheets, promotional item giveaways, plus everyone will receive FREE Krabby Patty gummy candies and much more. WHEN: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Event time: 11:0aam – 6:30pm WHERE: Independence Center 18813 ...

Women Unify in Kansas City at Arise 2015 Women’s Conference, Jan. 22-25

Jan. 14, 2015

Hosted by Senior Pastors Steve and Kathy Gray of World Revival Church in Kansas City, women of all ages and races will gather to arise to their position in God at the Arise 2015 Women’s Conference. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, MO, January 14, 2014 – Women of all ages and races will unite in Kansas City for the Arise ...

6th Annual Kaw Valley Seed Fair Feb. 14, 2015

Jan. 13, 2015

https://www.facebook.com/events/1586228288261862/ Jan. 13, 2015 — For immediate release Contact: * Laura Green, Kaw Valley Seed Fair, 785-864-4912 (office/day), 785-550-4757 (home/evening); lauragreen@ku.edu. Notes: --Website: www.facebook.com/kawvalleyseeds (see Events tab for info page on the Fair). --Photos from last year’s fair and fair promotional materials available upon request. (See photos on Facebook page.) --I can put you in touch with vendors, volunteers and ...

GreenAcres Market Annual Health Fair

Jan. 12, 2015

1/5/15- Coming up: Saturday, January 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., everyone is invited to join us for our annual GreenAcres Health Fair where you can meet local practitioners and support groups, visit with vitamin and supplement experts, and participate in health screenings and tests. Dr. Ron Logan, Iridology Sarah Giboney, Foundation Fitness Briarcliff Aaron Wright, Minute Movement Karen ...

Try knitting lessons through Leap List program for 50 Plus beginning Feb. 3

Jan. 8, 2015

Try your yarn at knitting during a program being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Leap List is the name of the program, which is meant to put a new twist on the "bucket lists" we've all heard of. These programs present an opportunity to "leap into memories" and participate in activities ...

The 41st Annual Snow Ball benefiting Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas

Jan. 7, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS – January 7, 2015 – On Saturday, January 24, 2015 the 41st Annual Snow Ball will honor a local family whose name is synonymous with Kansas City philanthropic giving: The Jean and Bill Dunn Family. The Dunn family is comprised of longtime business leaders, community benefactors and Catholic Charity supporters. Each year, Snow Ball is an elegant ...

7th Annual St. Monica Mardi Gras Fundraiser

Jan. 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7th Annual St. Monica Catholic Church Mardi Gras Fundraiser Press Release Date: Monday, January 5th from the locality of Overland Park, Kansas The St. Monica Catholic Church family plans to celebrate the Mardi Gras Season here locally for their parishioners and community members, in an effort to maintain the youth programs in place on the ground of ...

Dr. Craig Schwartz Wins Kansas City Patient Choice Award

Dec. 19, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dr. Craig Schwartz Wins Kansas City Patient Choice Award Dr. Craig Schwartz, a vein specialist and cosmetic physician based in Leawood, KS, has been awarded the prestigious Patient’s Choice Award 2014 from leading patient review site vitals.com. Kansas City, Kansas – December 20, 2014 Each year, hundreds of thousands of new doctor reviews and ratings are featured ...

Small Park Takes Home Big Honors at ARVC Convention

Dec. 16, 2014

Being the kindergartner in the room (open only five years) and one of the small parks (only 50 sites) didn’t stop Big Creek RV Park from taking home top honors recently at the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) Outdoor Hospitality Conference in Las Vegas. Big Creek RV Park, located in Annapolis, Missouri, won both the Plan-It-Green Park ...

North Kansas City Hospital Accepts Applications for Winter and Spring Junior Volunteers

Dec. 12, 2014

North Kansas City Hospital Accepts Applications for Winter and Spring Junior Volunteers NORTH KANSAS CITY, MO. – Dec. 12, 2014 – North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) is accepting student applications for junior volunteer opportunities for winter and spring, 2015. Students must be between the ages of 14-18 to apply. The program is a 3-month commitment that requires a minimum of ...

Dine and Party With A James Beard Awarded Chef This New Years

Dec. 12, 2014

The streets of the Crossroads Art District will once again echo with the sounds of jumping blues and hot swinging Jazz this New Year's eve as restaurants Michael Smith and Extra Virgin host another memorable party with The Grand Marquis. As in years past, there will be two dinner seatings at James Beard award winning chef Michael Smith's namesake restaurant, ...

How to Survive the Holidays with a Child with Autism

Dec. 11, 2014

Media Contact: Micki Keim Vice President, Marketing & Communications Office: 314-304-7019, Mobile: 314-791-9948 micki.keim@esmw.org How to Survive the Holidays with a Child with Autism Easter Seals Midwest Offers Tips on How to Have a Low Stress Holiday KANSAS CITY, MO – December 11, 2014 – December can be a stressful month for just about anyone. There’s Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and ...

Alternate History Acts of War Released

Dec. 8, 2014

Topeka, K.S.; November 11, 2014—James Young, author of the critically acclaimed science fiction novel An Unproven Concept, has just released his alternate history work Acts of War in both e-book and hard copy formats. The second work in the Usurper’s War series, Acts of War explores a World War II in which Adolf Hitler is killed by a wayward RAF ...

RECORD YEAR EXPECTED FOR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHINING STAR PROGRAM

Dec. 4, 2014

December 4, 2014 KANSAS CITY, MO – Christmas is arriving daily at Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph. The community is responding generously to our call for gifts and donations to the Christmas Shining Star program. With continued support during the next week, Catholic Charities will meet its goal of providing toys, food and clothing to more than 1,700 children, ...

Missouri Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Same-Sex Divorce Case

Dec. 3, 2014

Attorneys from Capes Sokol Challenge Missouri’s Defense of Marriage Laws December 3, 2014, Jefferson City, Missouri… Attorney Drey Cooley of St. Louis-based law firm Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, P.C., presented arguments to the Missouri Supreme Court in In re the Marriage of: M.S. v. D.S., in which a man sought a divorce from his same-sex spouse, and the St. ...

Park University’s Center for Global Peace Journalism to Host Discussion on Ferguson

Dec. 1, 2014

The Center for Global Peace Journalism and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Park University will host a discussion related to the events in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday, Dec. 3, starting at 3 p.m. in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is free and open to the public. The event will include presentations by ...

Saint Vincent Clinic Kicks Off Second Annual Snowflake Streak

Dec. 1, 2014

Leavenworth, Kan. (Dec. 1, 2014) – Saint Vincent Clinic recently announced that the Second Annual Snowflake Streak One-Mile Walk will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015—the “coldest day of the year.” Those who participate will help raise much-needed funds for the clinic. The event, held at the Riverfront Community Center, begins at 8 a.m. with check-in and concludes with ...


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