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LITERACY KC 23RD ANNUAL SPELLING BEE

March 5, 2017

Literacy KC's 23rd annual Spelling Bee is just around the bend! Here's how the Bee works... Individuals and corporations sponsor a three-member team. Each team gets one chance per round to spell a word correctly. ... but that's not all! You don't have to have a team to have fun! Bring your friends to enjoy a night of fun spelling ...

How To Get Out Of An Uninhabitable Apartment

March 3, 2017

This title is live on Amazon. It is about the Quail Creek apartments of Kansas City, KS, managed by the Trinity Housing group of Arkansas. The 7166 building lower level units are uninhabitable because sewage water from the man hole penetrates the entire apartment about every other month. This is a rip-off. The management knowingly endanger families, especially children's health ...

Chicago Spy Restaurant opens; built by local KC firm.

March 2, 2017

Chicago based Spy Restaurant built by local creative fabrication firm KANSAS CITY, MO— Local architectural fabrication firm Second Life Studios is proud to announce their contribution to the opening of a new Chicago based spy restaurant Safe House. Contracted through Getty’s architecture and Marcus Corporation, Second Life Studios created many of the restaurant’s most iconic pieces. News agencies across the ...

Kansas City Photographer to Donate $5/Child to “Little Warrior Princesses” While Looking for Kansas City’s Cutest Kid

Feb. 28, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City Photographer to Donate $5/Child to “Little Warrior Princesses” While Looking for Kansas City's Cutest Kid KANSAS CITY, Mo.--Melissa McGee of Melissa McGee Photography will host an online contest to select Kansas City's cutest kid. Kids age 6 months (or comfortably sitting) to 14 years are eligible for the contest. The 15-minute photo shoots will take ...

National Architecture Firms Take Day Off to Volunteer - Kansas City & 8 other offices

Feb. 24, 2017

According to Cone Research, 79 percent of people work for a socially responsible company and 79 percent of employees think it’s important that their companies match their charitable giving. A company’s social and environmental commitments are key drivers in recruitment, retention and loyalty for today’s workforce. National architecture firm, TreanorHL, recently created a new day of giving called Love Connects. ...

Powell Gardens Seeks Volunteers

Feb. 17, 2017

For Immediate Release Powell Gardens seeks volunteers to assist with adult and student programming this spring, summer and fall and for a variety of new important roles at the gardens. Volunteers assist horticulturalists in various aspects of the garden and greenhouse, can work closely with our Heartland Harvest Garden Produce and Product Specialist on food-related programming, can help the education ...

Red Door Woodfired Grill Goes RED For Women in February

Feb. 9, 2017

An estimated 44 million women in the United States are affected by cardiovascular diseases, and 1 in 3 women die from heart disease each year. Both Red Door Woodfired Grill locations, Leawood, KS at Camelot Court and in Brookside, have partnered with the Go Red for Women campaign during the month of February. Throughout the month, Red Door will be ...

National Architecture Firm to Give Paid Time Off to 9 offices this Valentine’s Day for Community Service

Feb. 9, 2017

TreanorHL Dedicates Valentine’s Day to Community Service Nine Offices Across the Nation Will Spend the Day Giving Back to Their Communities TreanorHL, a nationwide architecture firm, is giving new relevance to Valentine’s Day with a staff-led, fully paid volunteer day of service they’re calling “Love Connects”. This company-wide initiative will give employees an opportunity to offer their time and talents ...

Local Event Planner Featured in National Publication

Feb. 7, 2017

Local Event Planner, Reagan Barnes of Events by Reagan, was featured on BRIDES.com for a destination wedding she designed this past spring. BRIDES.com (of BRIDES Magazine) is a leading national wedding publication with over 2.2 million followers on Facebook. Events by Reagan offers full-service event planning for local and destination weddings. Contact Reagan Barnes for your next event: (816) 656-0658 ...

Kansas City Community Garden Auctioning off Collectable Whiskey

Feb. 3, 2017

Kansas City Community Gardens Courtney Foy (913) 213-4337 courtney@kccg.org For Immediate Release Kansas City Community Garden Auctioning off Collectable Whiskey Kansas City, MO—Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG), a local nonprofit, is auctioning off one of two hundred rare-released whiskeys by the O.F.C. Distillery, a National Historic Landmark known today as Buffalo Trace Distillery. Kansas City Community Gardens is auctioning the ...

Local Fitness Expert, Greg Justice, to Be Inducted Into National Fitness Hall of Fame

Feb. 2, 2017

Greg Justice, local fitness expert and owner of Kansas City's original personal training center, AYC Health & Fitness, will be inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame on Sun. April 30, 2017. Greg will follow in the footsteps of previously inducted fitness professionals like, Jack LaLanne, Jane Fonda, Vic Tanny, Tony Little, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Richard Simmons and others. The ...

Overland Park Based Essense Designs Reaches Underserved Plus-Size Bridal Market with the EveryBody/EveryBride Program

Feb. 2, 2017

Essense Designs, an award-winning international bridal house with gowns in more than 1,200 stores worldwide, is proud to launch the EveryBody/EveryBride program through its Essense of Australia and Stella York labels. The industry-leading initiative brings an unmatched range of sizes, styles and silhouettes to the plus-size bridal market. Through years of extensive research and focus groups, Essense Designs discovered that ...

Show-Me Heroes

Jan. 31, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Amy Wilson U.S. Wellness Meats phone: 573.767.9040 ext. 117 fax: 573.288.0559 email: awilson@grasslandbeef.com url: www.uswellnessmeats.com US Wellness Meats Takes The Show-Me Heroes Pledge January 31, 2017 Canton, Missouri — Local meat distributor, U.S. Wellness Meats, takes the Missouri Show-Me Heroes Pledge to actively participate in the effort to hire Veterans. The Show-Me Heroes program was started ...

Incurator Introduces the Zipper Bag Hanger

Jan. 26, 2017

Kansas City, Missouri, Jan. 25, 2017 – The product development start up website Incurator has recently introduced a new way to think about kitchen storage. Their new product the Zipper Bag Hanger has 6 slots that turn storing food in your home into a simple easy process, while saving time, money and keeping germ free kitchen. Owners of the Zipper ...

Historic Brookside Boutique, Shop Beautiful, Sets Grand Reopening For This Weekend

Jan. 26, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2017 Media Contact: Alex Rausch 816-318-8898 arausch@2amarketing.com Historic Brookside Boutique, Shop Beautiful, Sets Grand Reopening For This Weekend BROOKSIDE – Shop Beautiful, a historic boutique specializing in gifts, jewelry and accessories since 1936, announces that it will celebrate its grand reopening upon the conclusion of its remodel this Friday thru Sunday, January 27 thru January ...

Local Missouri Permanent Cosmetic Professional Brings New Hope to Breast Cancer Survivors in the State

Jan. 26, 2017

Kansas City, MO, January 26, 2017-Ani Alvarez, Owner of Beauty & Beyond, Permanent Cosmetics and Full Service Salon, in Columbia, MO, is pioneering the way to making authentic looking 3D areola repigmentation accessible to every woman who has lost her breast(s) to cancer. This type of repigmentation is designed to help women with scars from mastectomies and breast augmentations. Alvarez ...

Meadowbrook Park Development Takes Shape

Jan. 20, 2017

(Prairie Village, Kan.) January 20, 2017 – Construction is progressing at VanTrust Real Estate’s Meadowbrook Park development in Prairie Village, Kan. Located at the site of the former 136-acre Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club, between 91st and 95th streets and Roe and Nall avenues, Meadowbrook Park blends luxury residential living with upscale amenities within the serene setting of an 84-acre ...

SERC Physical Therapy opens new clinic in Stanley

Jan. 18, 2017

Contact Sarah Rhodes at 423-238-3205 or srhodes@bmrp.com for more. SERC Physical Therapy will now serve the citizens of Stanley and surrounding communities through physical therapy, work conditioning and sports medicine in its new clinic. The clinic will open Monday, January 23 at 8019 W 151st St. Tyler Lampe, PT, DPT, will treat patients at the clinic as the clinic director. ...

Park University Co-Sponsoring Events on Conflict Resolution

Jan. 18, 2017

A group of Kansas City organization and civic leaders, including Park University, have united to bring a thought-provoking film and panel discussion to the region. On Tuesday, Feb. 7, “Disturbing the Peace,” a film that follows former enemy combatants — Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison, will be screened at the ...

Dave & Buster’s Announces New Overland Park Location at Corbin Park

Jan. 17, 2017

Overland Park’s Ultimate Entertainment Destination Is Accepting Applications for 250+ Positions Ahead of March Opening Overland Park, Kan. (January 17, 2017) — Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its 95th location in March 2017, and is looking to hire over 250 enthusiastic individuals to join the team at its location at Corbin Park. The new site boasts over 40,000-square-feet ...

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 ...


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