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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 ...

Leftover Luxuries Sales Event is coming to the Kansas City Area

Sept. 29, 2014

For Immediate Release: September 29, 2014 Contact: Julie Goldsborough, 913-707-4444, julie@leftoverluxuries.com Leftover Luxuries Sales Event is coming to the Kansas City Area High End Consignment Sale, November 14-23 Bridging the Wide Gap Between Auction Houses and Tag Sales (Leawood, Kan.) -- From Friday, November 14 through Sunday, November 23, the nation’s premiere high end, pop-up consignment shop is coming to ...

Growing Trends radio show, gardening blog reaches 42 countries

Sept. 26, 2014

Kansas City, Mo. – Locally owned Growing Trends announced today that its twice daily radio show and Gardening Blog is now reaching an audience in 42 countries. Growing Trends show is very different, it’s about people, the folks who have a real passion for gardening and landscaping, the clients, the designers, the creators, the maintainers, and the experts who help ...

Fountains at Greenbriar residents visit Union Station

Sept. 26, 2014

NEWS For immediate release Date: September 25, 2014 Contact: Jason Barrett or Desiree Rogers, The Fountains at Greenbriar, 2100 S. Swope Drive, Independence, MO Phone: 816-257-5100 Caption: Celebrating the 100 year anniversary of Kansas City’s Union Station, Dorothy Erickson and Charles Elias of Independence, MO, reenact a meeting “under the clock” at the prop recreated for tourist photos. INDEPENDENCE, MO ...

KCFitnessLink To Open Euphoria, A Unique Fitness Collaborative In The Crossroads

Sept. 24, 2014

Contacts: Darryl Olive Director of programs for KCFitnessLink 816.256.4443 info@kcfitnesslink.com Camilo Estremadoiro Director Pop Up Art Gallery 816.372.8218 2100PopUp@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KANSAS CITY, MO – KCFitnessLink (www.KCFitnessLink.com) today announced the opening of Euphoria, a collaborative project with the Pop Up Art Gallery that will offer health conscious fitness parties in a drug and alcohol free environment. Euphoria is the ...

Benefit workshop offers simple steps toward cancer prevention on Oct. 11

Sept. 23, 2014

The public is invited to find out how to take an active role in preventing cancer and optimizing health with simple lifestyle changes at the Cancer Killers workshop, with donated proceeds benefiting the House of Hope and Healing prayer ministry. For immediate release: Sept. 23, 2014 KANSAS CITY, MO – Most everyone knows somebody who has cancer – or who ...

Local Members of Zeta Phi Beta recognized as Who’s Who in Black Kansas City

Sept. 22, 2014

Kansas City, MO- Who’s Who Publishing Company, the nation’s largest annual directory publisher focusing on the African-American market, recently announced its 2014 Honorees for the 2nd Edition of Who’s Who in Black Kansas City®. Among those selected are Tysie McDowell Ray, Principal and Co-Founder of Crossroads Academy of Kansas City, Deanne Moore, Assistant Principal in the Kansas City, Kansas Public ...

SNAP FITNESS SHAWNEE HOSTS NASCAR PRE-RACE PARTY

Sept. 22, 2014

SNAP FITNESS SHAWNEE HOSTS NASCAR PRE-RACE PARTY WITH DRIVER LANDON CASSILL General Public & Snap Fitness Members Invited for Free Food, Giveaways and Music WHAT: Snap Fitness Shawnee is hosting a pre-race party Saturday, Oct. 4 with Landon Cassill, driver of the No. 40 Snap Fitness Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Prior to taking the green flag at ...

Villa St. Francis to mark 70th anniversary with benefit dinner

Sept. 22, 2014

The Board of Directors and the Auxiliary of Villa St. Francis will host a celebratory dinner to mark the 70th anniversary of the skilled nursing center located in Olathe, Kan., and sponsored by the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. The benefit dinner is scheduled Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at Church of the Ascension, Overland Park, Kan. The theme of ...

21st Annual Holly Festival

Sept. 21, 2014

The 21st Annual Holly Festival Craft Fair will be held on November 8th (10:00 am - 4:00 pm) and November 9th (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) at Bernard Campbell Middle School (1201 NE Colbern Road, Lees Summit, MO 64086). The Holly Festival is a fundraising craft fair that benefits the Lee's Summit Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (D.A.R.E.). The Holly ...

Grandfamilies Conference slated Oct. 17 in Liberty

Sept. 20, 2014

The 2014 Grandfamilies Conference for grandparents and other caregivers who are raising children will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 N. 291 Highway, Liberty. This free conference will feature exhibits, workshops, speakers and door prizes along with a special grandfamilies panel discussion. A complimentary continental breakfast and lunch will be ...

Waldo Fall Festival

Sept. 17, 2014

Waldo Fall Festival What: 22nd Annual Waldo Fall Festival Where: Southeast corner of 75th & Wornall When: Saturday, September 20 Festival highlights: • 10-10:30a Opening Ceremony—KC Mayor Sly James will help inaugurate the new Mayor of Waldo • 10:30-11:30a – St. Elizabeth Band & Choir • 10-1pm -- Zoomobile • 10-2pmVIN Etching - Have your VIN etched in your vehicle's ...

MU Surgeon Uses New Minimally Invasive Technology To Treat Artery Disease

Sept. 16, 2014

Todd Vogel, M.D., chief of vascular surgery at University of Missouri Health Care, is using new catheter-based imaging technology that for the first time allows physicians to see inside a vessel while treating peripheral arterial disease. Peripheral arterial disease is a common circulatory problem in which plaque builds up inside arteries of the legs, blocking blood flow. The initial symptoms ...

YMCA and Ball’s Price Chopper Team Up to Promote Healthy Lifestyles Among Hispanics

Sept. 16, 2014

Ball’s Price Chopper and the YMCA are partnering to host a family event on September 20th to promote healthy living in the Kansas City community. The YMCA and its Salsa, Sabor y Salud program aims to combat widespread problems such as obesity and diabetes not only across the Hispanic population – but among all people in the United States. Salsa, ...

Shawnee Mission Health to Paint the Town Pink in October

Sept. 16, 2014

Pink Lighting Ceremony at Prairie Village Shopping Center to Kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Feature Breast Cancer Survivor Rita Hunt and Cast a Pink Light on the Importance of Early Detection Merriam, Kan. – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Shawnee Mission Health – in partnership with The Village Shops in Prairie Village – will “Paint the Town ...

Olathe cancer survivor going bald for a cause

Sept. 15, 2014

CONTACT: Leesa Gabel 913-907-5316 leesagabel@gmail.com OLATHE CANCER SURVIVOR WILL GO BALD TO FIGHT CANCER ON 10/17. Joining thousands across the country in Be Bold, Be Bald! fundraising event. OLATHE, KS—For many cancer patients, going bald is not a choice. It is just one of the many challenges they face as they bravely fight the disease. On October 17, Leesa Gabel ...

Getting Ready for Winter: Is Your Car Ready for Snow and Ice?

Sept. 15, 2014

Winter is fast approaching and El Nino is knocking at our door! According to the 2015 Farmers’ Almanac, the winter of 2014-2015 is going to be another tough one, with below-normal temperatures gripping about three-quarters of the nation. Now is the time to think about preparing your car for winter driving. Cold weather can be particularly tough on cars, and ...

Kansas filmmaker to host screenings, Q&A on rural filmmaking

Sept. 14, 2014

LAWRENCE - A local filmmaker will host a pair of Western Kansas screenings and Q&A sessions to discuss making films in rural Kansas in September and October. Set in a dusty and desolate rural Kansas town, Somewhere Between Freedom and Protection, Kansas, the latest film from local filmmaker and current University of Kansas Film Major Patrick Clement, presents a host ...

Kansas City Selected For National Campaign, Gets Free Local Biking App

Sept. 14, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Kansas City, MO) Family Bicycles has teamed up with the My City Bikes project to help improve individual and community health in the Kansas City area. Though the action is a simple one, the effects on community wellness are profound when more people pedal a bike. My City Bikes is a national campaign creating local solutions to ...

KC brands take high tech Amtrak Acela-hybrid Porsche race northeast

Sept. 12, 2014

Who would win in a race: a car or a train? A debate started on social media has become an event that will feature high-tech, highly-connected online coverage. What started as a friendly wager became the first ever Road vs Rails. This social media enabled competition and showcased of the perks of each mode of transportation. Last year, Matt Staub, ...


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