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Olathe Cancer Survivor Returns to Capital Hill to Advocate for Cancer Funding

May 20, 2015

For a fifth consecutive year, Leesa Gabel from Olathe, KS will be traveling to Washington, DC to meet with members of Congress from Kansas’ 3rd District to discuss 2016 appropriations requests and to share her personal cancer story. Leesa will be attending the One Voice Against Cancer Lobby Day, June 8-9, as a representative from the LIVESTRONG Foundation and her ...

Senior SafeHome Evaluations Launches in KC! Keeping Seniors in their homes LONGER!

May 19, 2015

CONTACT: Lisa T. Butler Senior SafeHome Evaluations 913-226-2499 EMAIL: lisatbutler@safehomeeval.com WEBSITE: SENIORSAFEHOMEEVAL.COM BLOG: http://seniorgoldenpen.tumblr.com/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SENIOR SAFEHOME EVALUATIONS KEEP SENIORS IN THEIR HOMES LONGER KANSAS CITY, MO--- Senior SafeHome Evaluations is launching June 1st - Kansas City's first and sole premier service for senior home evaluations. Our customized analysis is designed to enable senior citizens to live in ...

Altrusa Birthday Celebration

May 18, 2015

(Kansas City, Missouri) – Last month Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City celebrated the 98th birthday of their service organization with hoopla and service. The regular monthly meeting held at the Sheraton on the Plaza was expanded to include recognition of service by members and an opportunity to give back to the community with a special birthday service project. President, ...

Nudists to Salute Military in and out of Uniform

May 13, 2015

Prairie Haven nudist resort and campground will honor the service of veterans and active military service personnel this Memorial Day weekend. Any guest at check in showing a military ID or proof of military service is eligible to visit Memorial Day weekend free of charge. This includes access to a tent site or use of a cabin or RV site ...

Learn about upcoming travel destinations when JCPRD presents a 50 Plus Travel Show on June 9

May 13, 2015

Learn about domestic and international destinations for upcoming trips being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the? Johnson County Park & Recreation District during a Travel Show in early June. ? During this free three-hour event, participants will learn about the exciting trips, including day trips, regional trips, and? extended travel opportunities, which JCPRD has to offer. Meet tour ...

GetYourGreekBack.com Launched To Put the Pride Back in Sorority and Fraternity Membership

May 13, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO – May 13, 2015 – News stories about fraternities and sororities paint a bleak picture of Greek life on many campuses. Now there’s an online platform called GETYOURGREEKBACK.com to give sorority and fraternity members an opportunity to focus on positive stories about how Greek life has impacted their lives. “I launched GYGB in response to members who ...

Local Miss America hopeful encourages “Serving Those Who Serve”

May 12, 2015

Mikaela Carson, a Shawnee Mission South graduate and current student at Lindenwood University in Saint Charles Missouri has accomplished a great deal since being crowned Miss Route 66 in Saint Louis, Mo. last August. During her time with the Miss Missouri organization, Carson has volunteered over 500 hours and she is dedicating her term of service to encouraging others to ...

Chefs battle under a bridge to benefit kids!

May 12, 2015

Cook For Courage is a culinary collaboration for a Kansas City cause. Six local Kansas City chefs will enter into a friendly rivalry for one night on the 12th St. Bridge in the Historic West Bottoms. When: May 31 Where: 12th Street Bridge Who: Catch Colby Garrelts of Bluestem and Rye; Howard Hanna of The Rieger Hotel Grill and Exchange ...

Former Overland Park Councilwoman Georgia Erickson is Not the Retiring Type

May 11, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 11, 2105) – Georgia Erickson always gave back to the community when she served as a three-term Republican councilwoman representing Ward 5 (first elected in 1985). She today continues to do this from her apartment home at Tallgrass Creek retirement community. Erickson performs puppet shows for children at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, an ...

As Seen On TV: Nude Adventure Just A Day Trip Away

May 10, 2015

Baring it all is all the rage with TV shows featuring nude dating and naked real estate. However, one does not have to travel to Florida or to a distant tropical locale to have a clothes-free adventure. Located a half hour south of Topeka, Kansas, Prairie Haven nudist park and campground is just a day trip away. For many people, ...

Risen Lamb Prayer Room and Retreat Center Opening

May 7, 2015

Risen Lamb International Church of the Nazarene, located in the Turner area of Kansas City, KS announces the opening of the Risen Lamb Prayer Room and Retreat Center. On location at their church at 5301 Metropolitan Avenue, the prayer room and retreat center is open to the public for daytime retreats. All individuals or small groups seeking a quiet, sacred ...

Brookside Health Initiative Starts Saturday 5/9

May 7, 2015

Fit Formula Launches Brookside Health Initiative - Saturday Morning Community Yoga (Stretch) Class Brookside residents who are eager to exercise outside this summer can now find how and where to get `moving' in their own neighborhood. Sharon Prothe, owner of Fit Formula a fitness boutique in the community of Brookside, Kansas City, MO has initiated a public health initiative for ...

The Best of Napa Valley Comes To Michael Smith May 12th

May 6, 2015

Save The Date - The Chappellet in May wine dinner comes to Michael Smith restaurant in the crossroads art district on May 12th at 6:30pm. Wines of the Chappellet Vineyards will be paired with a menu from James Beard Award winning chef Michael Smith at his restaurant at 1900 Main street, KCMO and is not to be missed by the ...

Theology for Eveyone Presents Dr Thomas Noble

May 3, 2015

Dr Thomas Noble, Senior Research Fellow at Nazarene Theologial College, Manchester, UK will speak at Christ Church Anglican, Overland Park, on Saturday morning, June 6th. The topic is his world premiere presentation of The Gospel and the Creed. The morning begins at 8am with a hot breakfast and two 40 minute talks separated by discussion time and Q&A. Tickets are ...

Johnson County Beta Sigma Phi Chapters Celebrate Founder’s Day

May 3, 2015

100 members and guests attended the annual Founder’s Day event, April 30th at the Ritz Charles, Overland Park. Members of Johnson County Council of Beta Sigma Phi celebrated its 60th year. Each year the Johnson County Council chapters gather to reflect on the principles and purpose of Beta Sigma Phi – and have a great time while doing it! This ...

Made in U.S.A.: Dying business practice brought back to life by KC startup

May 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IA Unlimited, LLC 913.735.0056 PR@TypeIA.com www.TypeIA.com NEWLY LAUNCHED KANSAS CITY CLOTHING BRAND REVOLUTIONIZES CLOTHING INDUSTRY Offering a classic and nearly extinct 100% American style, the triple-threat IA stands out as aesthetically pleasing, affordable, & responsible clothing for all. Kansas City, Missouri, May 1 , 2015 - As the sun sets on International Workers’ Day, a newly launched ...

Local Kentucky Derby party benefits the LLS!

April 30, 2015

Big hats, bowties and a bunch of bourbon-inspired food & drink! Bet on Louie’s Wine Dive to have the best watch party for the 141st Running of the Roses. We are teaming up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” and lucky for you…the Good ‘ol Southern Party will roll for four hours! We ...

Yoga + Community + Fiesta = Yoga de Mayo at Fit Formula

April 29, 2015

Fit Formula yoga and fitness boutique in Brookside, welcomes you to come get stretchy with them at their special Yoga de Mayo celebration on Monday May 4th, 2015 at 5:45pm. Yoga + Community + Fiesta = Yoga de Mayo $10 dollar sign up online – Donations go to The Children’s Place Come celebrate Yoga de Mayo at the studio. Start ...

New Team Members Means Better Banking Experience for Lead Bank Clients

April 29, 2015

Lead Bank, an 86-year-old, locally-owned financial institution, dedicated to the needs of small businesses and their families, continues to provide the highest level of sophistication to its clients by hiring exceptional people with creditable experience and knowledge. As an ongoing effort to deliver a broad range of financial products and services, Lead Bank again hired new team members, including a ...

Power Life Yoga is Coming to Kansas City

April 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nick Renkoski, Happy Medium Phone: 515-480-9109 Email: NRenkoski@itsahappymedium.com Date: April 29, 2015 Kansas City Selected for New Power Life Yoga Expansion Popular studio to open this summer in Country Club Plaza Kansas City, MO—Power Life Yoga, a fast-growing studio with four locations in Des Moines, Iowa has announced the opening of a new studio in the ...

OUTPACE POVERTY RETURNS TO NATIONAL WORLD WAR I MUSEUM AT LIBERTY MEMORIAL

April 27, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO – Registration is underway for Outpace Poverty, Kansas City’s only 5K event that raises awareness and funds to fight poverty in our community. Hundreds of people from all walks of life will gather on the north lawn at The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, 100 West 26th Street, on June 20, 2015. The goal ...

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness 5k/family fun run

April 27, 2015

THOUSANDS OF SUPPORTERS WILL JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST PANCREATIC CANCER AT PURPLESTRIDE KANSAS CITY KANSAS CITY, MO – (April 27, 2015) – Today, in the United States, only seven percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer will survive more than five years. More than 2,800 people will join in the movement to change the future for this disease and double ...

Fresh & Tasty Sandwiches at the Merriam Farmers Market

April 27, 2015

Fresh & Tasty catering Tracey Sitas contact@freshandtastycatering.com (913)642-3589 Fresh & Tasty catering will be selling sandwiches at the Merriam Farmers Market(5740 Merriam Drive) starting Saturday May 2-October 10 (7:00am-1:00pm)and Wednesday starting June 3 -August 26 (4:00pm-7:00pm) Come enjoy a sandwich, Cold Cuban, Tasty Smoked Turkey, Muffuletta, Chicken Salad and the Saturday special, Burnt Ends. Don't forget the early morning pulled ...

Biking to a Healthier Kansas City: Local Nonprofits Celebrate Bike Month

April 27, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Kan., April 27, 2015 - Too often it’s not what we do that hurts our health, but what we don’t do. From sitting at desks for 8 hours a day to relying on our cars to take us across the Metro, our inactivity is hurting us. But a few Kansas City nonprofits are hoping to change that. Organizations ...


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