Lifestyle

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, ...

First Bra Foundation supports, celebrates breast cancer survivors

Sept. 12, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Clair Keizer ck@clairdelunekc.com 913-963-0467 First Bra Foundation www.firstbra.org First Bra Foundation Supports & Celebrates Breast Cancer Survivors Overland Park, KS, Tuesday, September 16, 2014 --- For all the great work that so many of the awareness and research resources provide in the battle against breast cancer, the one thing that is lacking is a simple gesture ...

National Emergency Preparedness Month is prompting more precautions in September

Sept. 11, 2014

“Be Disaster Aware: Take Action to Prepare” is Theme for Precautionary Activities SEPTEMBER 11, 2014, St. Louis, Missouri… Schools, colleges and municipalities across the U.S. are hosting special precautionary activities throughout September as part of National Emergency Preparedness Month to remind people to be prepared for potential disasters and emergencies that may affect their health and personal safety. “Be Disaster ...

Brookside celebrates National Health and Fitness Day Sept. 27 with community event

Sept. 11, 2014

Fit Formula Celebrates National Family Health and Fitness Day, Saturday, September 27th Events include family fun 5K run, walk or bike on the Trolley Trail; Yoga in the Park; and Fit Forum FREE classes Friday, September 26th at Fit Formula Brookside Studio Kansas City, Mo., September 10, 2014 – From the workout, to the mat, to the plate, there are ...

Local author writes children’s series

Sept. 11, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2014 Contact: Charlie Morris 887 Kendall Road Peculiar, MO 64078 speedystories@gmail.com LOCAL AUTHOR WRITES CHILDRENS SERIES Harrisonville, MO- Author Charlie Morris announces the release of the first in a series of children’s books about the adventures of a chicken named Speedy. The hardbound book, “Speedy’s Giant Egg” includes full color illustrations. Morris explains why he ...

MASSAGE ENVY SPA AND THE ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION KANSAS CITY HOST HEALING HANDS FOR ARTHRITIS

Sept. 10, 2014

On September 17, $10 from Every Massage or Facial Benefits the Arthritis Foundation Kansas City – Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces again to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one?day national event to raise funds to find a cure for people living with arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. On Sept. 17, 2014, the ...

Zona Rosa will showcase art during annual regional outdoor arts festival September 12-14

Sept. 9, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Zona Rosa Arts Festival annual three day celebration spotlights the talents of regional and local artists along with live musical and dance performances Friday, September 12 through Sunday, September 14. The art festival at Zona Rosa brings artists from near and far together in one place to celebrate the beauty of art. Booths will line the ...

Kansas, Missouri blood cancer patients to benefit from merger of two Leukemia & Lymphoma Society chapters

Sept. 8, 2014

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is unifying its Kansas Chapter with its Mid-America Chapter in order to serve blood cancer patients more efficiently. The newly strengthened Mid-America chapter will continue to provide the same level of support, education and advocacy programs to patients and their families – as well as health care professionals – throughout all of Kansas and ...

Save Inc. announces search for new CEO

Sept. 8, 2014

SAVE, Inc., a leader in providing comprehensive housing solutions to socially and medically disadvantaged people for nearly three decades has announced the search for a new Chief Executive Officer. SAVE, Inc. seeks an experienced and highly engaging officer to work closely with staff to optimize day-to-day operations throughout the organization and to show a deep commitment to the mission of ...

ZONA ROSA SITE FOR 2014 WHISPER WALK FOR OVARIAN CANCER SEPT. 21, 2014

Sept. 8, 2014

Annual event raises money for ovarian cancer education KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Sunday, Sept. 21, Zona Rosa will host more than 2,500 participants at the 10th Annual Whisper Walk for Ovarian Cancer. The annual 5K Whisper Walk is an opportunity for those who have been touched by ovarian cancer to walk in memory of loved ones and to express ...

Lead Bank hires several new officers

Sept. 5, 2014

Lead Bank, a locally-owned commercial bank dedicated to the needs of small businesses in the Kansas City area, has made a concerted effort to offer a high level of sophistication to its clients by hiring exceptional people with creditable experience and knowledge. Lead Bank is dedicated to strengthening small business banking in Kansas City through the delivery of tailored banking ...

Nat & Jules by Demdaco introduces LillyBit line of accessories for moms

Sept. 5, 2014

Nat & Jules® by DEMDACO® introduces the LillyBit line of fashionable and functional accessories for the on-the-go Mom September 4, 2014, Leawood, KS — DEMDACO®, the Leawood, Kansas-based design firm specializing in gift and home décor products, is delighted to expand its Nat & Jules® brand of children’s toys and gifts with the LillyBit collection of one-of-a-kind personal accessories designed ...

Diabetes Patient Educates Peers on Taking Control of the Disease

Sept. 4, 2014

Kammi Bean will be delivering a free educational program at Hy-Vee to share diabetes self-management and lifestyle strategies based on extensive training and her personal experience living with diabetes. When: Thursday, September 25th from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Where: Noland Road Hy-Vee, Conference Room, 4545 S Noland Road, Independence, MO 64055 Contact Jamie Jarvis at 816-510-5694 to register. Kammi ...

Dine Out at bd’s Mongolian Grill in September and Help End Childhood Hunger

Sept. 4, 2014

Funds Raised Support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® Campaign Ending Childhood Hunger in America This September, bd’s Mongolian Grill is joining thousands of restaurants nationwide to support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign by raising funds in their restaurants. On September 9, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. participating bd’s Mongolian Grill restaurants nationwide will donate 20 ...

Accuhealth Partners, Inc. – Announces Donation of 100 Colonoscopy Preparation Programs

Sept. 4, 2014

For Immediate Release August 18, 2014 Contact: Lisa Bellm 913-951-2612 Accuhealth Partners, Inc. (DBA Colon Prep Center) – Announces donation of 100 Colonoscopy Preparation Programs for patients who schedule their first colonoscopy. September 20, 2014- Colon Prep Center will be sponsoring the Colon Cancer Coalition Rear in Gear 5k to help raise awareness about the importance of screening for Colon ...

THE MAIN EVENT on September 5 to Showcase Three Kansas City Crossroads District Companies

Sept. 3, 2014

For Immediate Release THE MAIN EVENT on September 5 to Showcase Three Kansas City Crossroads District Companies VI Marketing and Branding, The Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange and 1914 Main Street Apartments joining together to host exciting event and sneak peak of new development Kansas City, Mo (September 3, 2014) - Vi Marketing and Branding, The Rieger Hotel & Exchange ...


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