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Sol’s Jewelry and Pawn becomes Kansas City’s First Choice in Pawn Shops

Jan. 6, 2017

Kansas City, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) January 6, 2017 - Sol's Jewelry and Pawn has turned out to be the favored pawn shop in Kansas City, having served the community for more than thirty years. This one-stop destination brings a pawn shop, loan operation, and jewelry store under one roof, which allows the team to handle every need of their ...

Intimate Wedding Fair this Monday at Californos Westport

Jan. 6, 2017

Monday, January 9, join the Kansas City Wedding Connection at Californos for an open house for engaged couples! Future brides and grooms will enjoy an intimate setting, where planning can begin for 2017 and 2018 weddings in Kansas City and beyond! Californos Chef, Marita Swift will feature some favorite appetizers from the restaurant's stunning repertoire, while brides visit with some ...

Health Alert: 1 in 3 Kansas City-area Homes at High Radon Risk

Jan. 6, 2017

CONTACT: Travis Siegfried Certified Radon 816.820.6440 travis@certifiedradonkc.com EPA designates January as Radon Action Month to raise awareness for the health dangers associated with radon exposure. KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, January 6, 2016 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has deemed January “National Radon Action Month” to raise awareness of the dangers caused by the naturally occurring radioactive gas. Radon is undetectable ...

Attorney Chuck Chionuma Educates Missouri Drivers on ‘No Pay, No Play’ Law

Jan. 6, 2017

Missouri is a “no pay, no play” state. “This means that if a person were hurt in a car accident anywhere in the state and didn’t have auto insurance, then Missouri law limits them from recovering fully for their injuries,” said personal injury attorney Chukwuemeka “Chuck” Chionuma, founder of Chionuma Law Firm. “This is true even if the other driver ...

Evolving Magazine presents…Whole Living Fest

Jan. 6, 2017

Evolving Magazine presents Whole Living Fest Located at Unity Church of Overland Park, guests will enjoy live music and entertainment, workshops every hour, and holistic health and wellness vendors at this free event. Evolving Magazine, a Kansas City publication since March 2009, is offering a Whole Living Festival on February 11 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Unity Church of Overland ...

International Zumba Duo Sensation Steve Boedt Kass Martin coming to KC

Jan. 3, 2017

This is a once in a lifetime Zumba class with Steve Boedt and Kass Martin coming on Jan 14th! This duo is on their Zumba World Tour. You have seen them featured on our Zumba Video Games, Infomercials, Education Programming, Featured dancers in our Fitness Concerts, and two of the most highly requested instructors on earth. Its open to all. ...

Reach Out and Read Kansas City challenges Altrusa

Dec. 29, 2016

For Immediate Release (Kansas City, Missouri) - Recently Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City learned more about Reach Out and Read Kansas City. Jenny Horsley, Manager of Volunteer and Constituent Relations spoke at Altrusa's regularly scheduled meeting at the Plaza Holiday Inn. She shared the twenty year history of the organization, which started out as KC Read. The organization's focus ...

Reach Out and Read Kansas City challenges Altrusa

Dec. 29, 2016

For Immediate Release (Kansas City, Missouri) - Recently Altrusa International of Greater Kansas City learned more about Reach Out and Read Kansas City. Jenny Horsley, Manager of Volunteer and Constituent Relations spoke at Altrusa's regularly scheduled meeting at the Plaza Holiday Inn. She shared the twenty year history of the organization, which started out as KC Read. The organization's focus ...

Martin & Wallentine, LLC Helps Soles4Souls this Holiday

Dec. 19, 2016

Attorneys Richard Martin and Jerry Wallentine, founders of Martin & Wallentine, are proud to announce their office is hosting a holiday shoe donation drive for Soles4Souls, a nonprofit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. New or gently worn pairs of shoes can be dropped off at Martin & Wallentine, LLC, ...

KEEP THIEVES OUT OF YOUR POCKETS THIS HOLIDAY

Dec. 15, 2016

He can lift 35 different styles of watches. Now even though he will lift your watch without you feeling it, he won’t keep it. He’s Pickpocket Gene and it’s his passion and mission to make sure professional pickpockets don’t make you their next target. Whether at work, or play, or travel, Gene has simple easy to implement ideas to make ...

Community Open House - free screenings Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute

Dec. 9, 2016

Event: open house/free vein screenings Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute new Endovascular Suite Date: Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 Time: 9 a.m. - noon Location: 2750 Clay Edwards Drive, Suite 304, Kansas City, MO Cost: free The public is invited to tour the new outpatient Endovascular Suite at Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute’s north Kansas City office at 2750 Clay Edwards ...

Tree of Memories Celebrates with Toys for Tots

Dec. 8, 2016

Toys for Tots will receive a $5 donation for each person remembered at the special Tree of Memories Service this Saturday, December 10, 3pm at Overland Park Chapel, 82nd and Metcalf. The holiday season is time for many of us to reflect on those special people in our lives who are no longer with us. Everyone is invited to join ...

(updated final edit for immediate release ) Local activists qualify marijuana decriminalization for April 4th ballot

Dec. 7, 2016

Kansas City, MO --- City officials confirm that NORML KC’s local marijuana decriminalization initiative has enough signatures to qualify for the ballot. City Clerk Marilyn Sanders submitted the certificate of sufficiency Monday, verifying over 1,708 valid signatures necessary to qualify for the spring ballot. NORML KC, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, is the local chapter leading the ...

Rolling Acres Memorial Gardens for Pets Holiday Candlelight Ceremony

Dec. 6, 2016

For Immediate Release Contact: Nancy Piper Rolling Acres Memorial Gardens for Pets Phone: 816-891-8888 FAX: 816-891-8781 Email: nancy@visitrollingacres.com www.visitrollingacres.com December 1, 2016 ROLLING ACRES MEMORIAL GARDENS FOR PETS HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT CEREMONY KANSAS CITY, MO – Rolling Acres Memorial Gardens for Pets will be hosting their 3rd annual holiday candlelight ceremony to honor memories and share stories of beloved family pets. ...

Bruce Katz Band “Out From The Center” CD Release Tour Comes to Knucklehead’s Saloon

Dec. 5, 2016

(Kansas City, MO) -Bruce Katz, legendary Hammond B-3 organist/keyboardist and four-time Blues Music Award nominee, and his Bruce Katz Band, continue their U.S. Tour in support of Bruce's new album, Out From The Center (American Showplace Music) with a local performance at Knucklehead's Saloon, 2715 Rochester St., Saturday, December 10. Showtime is 8:00 pm. Admission: $10. Info: (816) 483-1456 or ...

Wyandotte County Releases Study on Health Disparities & Socioeconomic Limitations: Race, Redlining, Infant Mortality

Dec. 5, 2016

H.E.A.T: A NEW 3 YEAR STUDY SHOWS INEQUALITY IN WYANDOTTE COUNTY, KANSAS Socioeconomic Limitations: Race, Redlining, Infant Mortality, Lead Poisoning, Length of Life and Healthcare Access KANSAS CITY, KS (NOV 2016) A new study released today by the Community Health Council of Wyandotte County (CHC) entitled H.E.A.T (Health Equity Action Transformation) will reveal problems related to health and health outcomes, ...

KC Investment Advisor Dan Danford Responds to Forbes Article “Why the Middle Class Should Be Scared”

Nov. 30, 2016

Contact: Dan Danford Founder/CEO Family Investment Center 816-233-4100 Dan Danford, CEO of Family Investment Center, Responds to Recent Forbes Article Regarding Why the Middle Class “Should be Scared” and May be “Bored” with Investing; Fed Study Found Half of Americans Can’t Manage a $400 Emergency. Danford Addresses “What’s Ailing The Middle Class.” November 30, 2016 (Kansas City, MO): Is the ...

Hanukkah Glow Party set for Dec. 17

Nov. 28, 2016

There’s nothing more fun than celebrating a holiday together with family, friends, food and frivolity! That’s exactly what’s in store for the community’s first Hanukkah Glow Party Beyachad Chogegim -Together We Celebrate, on Saturday evening, Dec. 17 in the Social Hall of the Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W. 115th St., in Overland Park. (This year, Hanukkah officially begins at sundown ...

T-Shirt company launches a new website to help the LGBT community

Nov. 21, 2016

GayForShirts.com is trying to make the word “gay” normal again by getting everyone to be “gay for” something. Kansas City, MO - November 11th, 2016 - Starting with all 50 states and the 50 largest U.S. cities L.A. based manufacturer, GayForShirts.com is trying to help continue the fight for rights that so many Americans have struggled for decades now to ...

Theatre in the Park Announces 2017 season including show at new arts & heritage center

Nov. 18, 2016

The Theatre in the Park’s (TTIP) 48th season will feature three premieres and three modern era American musical theatre classics. “Grease” is the word, as TTIP will open the new Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center (AHC) with the Broadway and hit movie musical, GREASE, in the Spring 2017. Monty Python’s hilarious SPAMALOT will be the first production on TTIP’s ...

Jewish Film Festival set for January 2017

Nov. 18, 2016

Kansas City’s 2017 Jewish Film Festival (KCJFF) will feature six diverse films from Israel and beyond. Now in its 18th year, The Festival is presented by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, (The J) opens Sunday evening, Jan. 8 and continues through Sunday Jan. 22. All the films will be screened in The White Theatre at the Jewish ...

SevenDays 2017 announced; Peace walk moves to Union Station

Nov. 18, 2016

(Kansas City) – In the continued effort to overcome tragedy produced by hatred, bigotry and ignorance, SevenDays™ Make a Ripple, Change the World will take place for the third year in the Greater Kansas City area Tuesday, April 18 through Monday, April 24, 2017. SevenDays™ 2017 continues the healing journey following the murders that took the lives of Dr. William ...

Park University Named Partner with It’s On Us Campus Innovation Program

Nov. 18, 2016

Park University is of 28 colleges/universities across the country — and the only school in Missouri or Kansas — selected as a partner with the It’s On Us Campus Innovation Program. Park and the other 27 institutions have made a commitment to take innovative action steps toward changing the culture around sexual assault on their respective campuses. The Campus Innovation ...


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