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Students at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School Spend Day in Service to Others

May 4, 2016

MEDIA ALERT: Students Spend Day in Service to Others CONTACT: Michael Cullinan, Principal 913-402-3950 mike.cullinan@stmichaelcp.org WHAT: Day-long activities to meet community needs on the School’s 5th annual Go Forth to Serve Day WHEN: Friday, May 6, 2016 8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. All School Mass 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Faith Families - Recycling Olympics 11:15 a.m. – Noon Presentations ...

Lead Bank Participates in First Fridays, Streetcar Grand Opening Celebrations

May 2, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (MAY 2016) Lead Bank, a locally owned financial institution dedicated to the needs of small businesses, will be hosting several events for May First Fridays and the Streetcar Grand Opening, May 6-7. Lead Bank is located in the Crossroads Arts District at 1801 Main Street, 64108. “We’re excited to be involved in the downtown community and able ...

Student Veterans to Receive Honor Cords at Park University Commencement Ceremonies Nationwide

May 2, 2016

Starting with Spring 2016 commencement ceremonies, Park University will recognize graduating student veterans at all of Park’s 40 campus centers across the country by bestowing them with red, white and blue honor cords to wear during the event. The initiative was developed by the Park Student Veterans Association and the Department of Military and Veteran Student Services, home of the ...

Wicklunds CARSTAR Hosts Business After Hours, Unveils New Look

May 2, 2016

Liberty, MO. – Wicklunds CARSTAR is unveiling their remodeled store at the “Go Whole Hog for CARSTAR” Business After Hours for the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 4th from 5pm to 7:30pm at 941 Sutton Place, Liberty, MO. 64068. The business networking event is the Northland's largest gathering of business representatives that includes DJ, live entertainment by ...

Jackson County 4-H Photography Club to Exhibit at First Friday Event

May 2, 2016

Kansas City, Mo.— 12 youth 4-H members ages 9-14 from across Jackson County will be exhibiting their photography at Environmental Works (1731 Locust St.) as part of the First Friday art events on May 6. The youth have been meeting for the past six weeks in their 4-H Photography Special Interest (SPIN) Club at sites across Jackson County, including the ...

Because You Already Have Enough To Do… The Missing Link…A Full Service Provider

May 1, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO, April 2016 -- The Missing Link, a Kansas City based company, was launched by husband and wife team, Jeff and Lisa Sevick. After nearly 20 years of working hard for other companies and experiencing the highs and lows that come with it, they decided to take charge of their future. They have taken their combined education, experience ...

Powell Gardens Announces First Major Gift to “Strengthen Today to Ensure the Future: The Campaign for Powell Gardens”

April 30, 2016

Contact: Powell Gardens' Director of Development Rhonda McClung, 816-697-2600 x238, rmcclung@powellgardens.org Powell Gardens, Kansas City's botanical garden, celebrates the support of the David T. Beals III Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee, by changing the name of the Rock & Waterfall Garden to the David T. Beals III Woodland and Stream Garden. A $500,000 gift from the Beals Charitable Trust ...

Lucas 2016 State House campaign release economic plan

April 30, 2016

Republican candidate for the 38th district state house seat Nathan Lucas has announced an economic plan designed to close the budget shortfall in the state. The plan consists of three points. The first, the legalization of marijuana with a 10-20% marijuana tax , using Colorado's marijuana industry as a guide and adjusting for population, this should bring in upwards of ...

Scott Kujath, MD, Receives INMED International Medicine Award

April 29, 2016

Kansas City area vascular surgeon recognized for service in Africa KANSAS CITY, MO – Scott W. Kujath, MD, FACS has been named the 2016 recipient of the INMED International Medicine Award by the Institute for International Medicine. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to health in developing nations. Recipients have demonstrated uncommon dedication and endurance ...

Lead Bank Named a Top 10 Small business by the Greater Kansas City Chamber

April 29, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (APRIL 2016) Lead Bank, a locally owned financial institution dedicated to the needs of small businesses, has been named a Top 10 Finalist for the Mr. K Award, among a pack of 78 applicants. The honorees were announced during an evening celebration at Studio Dan Meiners on April 13. “It’s truly an honor to be one of ...

Scott Kujath, MD, Receives INMED International Medicine Award

April 28, 2016

Kansas City area vascular surgeon recognized for service in Africa KANSAS CITY, MO – Scott W. Kujath, MD, FACS has been named the 2016 recipient of the INMED International Medicine Award by the Institute for International Medicine. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to health in developing nations. Recipients have demonstrated uncommon dedication and endurance ...

TVH Celebrates Earth Day with the King of Green

April 28, 2016

TVH in the Americas (TVH), a leading provider of replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industry invited employees to test their trivia knowledge by playing an Earth Day themed game of Think Green Family Feud, hosted by Kansas City’s own King of Green, Gary Walker. Walker is the owner of Bullseye International, a leading provider ...

Park University Students Elect 2016-17 Student Government Officers, Senators

April 27, 2016

Park University students recently elected their representatives — executive board and senators — for the 2016-17 Park Student Government Association. Max Mohr, junior communication arts/photojournalism major from Hale, Mo. (attended Hale High School), was elected president. Other executive staff elected: • Vice President — James Boyer, sophomore business administration/management major, Kansas City, Mo. • Secretary — Grant Williams, junior business ...

Serving Up a Cure

April 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Serving Up a Cure Launches Third Tournament for Cystic Fibrosis Research Summer Tennis Tournament Expects to Top Last Year’s Charitable Giving KANSAS CITY, MO, April 26, 2016 – Serving Up a Cure is a student-led tennis tournament set for June 12, 2016, to benefit the Heart of America Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event will ...

KC-Based BioStar Announces 5.1 MW Solar Projects to Benefit Schools and Business

April 26, 2016

Partnership with National Energy Partners Utilizes Cutting-Edge Tracking Technology Kansas City, KS; Hawaii; and Mullica Hill, New Jersey (April 26, 2016) BioStar Renewables announced today that they will add 5.1 MW of solar energy installations to their portfolio as a result of contracts totaling over $31 million. The installations will benefit schools in Hawaii and a cold storage facility in ...

RRT & SPA May Meeting

April 26, 2016

The members of the Raytown Retired Teachers and School Personnel Association will meet on May 10 at 1:30 at the Raytown Schools Education Conference Center (RSECC), 10750 East 350 Highway. Two programs will be presented. The first concerns a recently published book about stained glass, Windows of Kansas City: As Art, History, and Inspiration. Its author, Bruce Mathews, is a ...

Sunflower House Supports Crime Victims FREE Crime Victim’s Rights Resource Fair, April 28, 2016

April 26, 2016

Shawnee, Kansas —Every April, the Office of Victims of Crime (OVC) helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights by promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf. Through this awareness campaign, the OVC presents the opportunity to local communities to highlight their diversity, expand partnerships to ...

KCTV/KSMO: BRING CHARTER TO THE TABLE

April 25, 2016

KCTV/KSMO: BRING CHARTER TO THE TABLE Kansas City, MO (April 25, 2016) – Today KCTV/KSMO, the home of CBS and Chiefs’ football in Kansas City, began notifying its viewers that Charter Cable may drop KCTV/KSMO from its lineup after April 30, 2016. By law, cable companies must negotiate in good faith with television stations before dropping a television station’s signal. ...

Park University Among Top Private Colleges for Best Bang for the Buck

April 25, 2016

Park University has been recognized in the 2016 PayScale College ROI Report as being one of the top private colleges/universities in the country offering the best annual return on investment. Among students who live on campus, not including financial aid received, Park ranked No. 2 in the country among private schools with an annual return on investment of 9.5 percent, ...

COUNTRY Financial and American Legion Post 318 donate to Heartland Honor Flight

April 22, 2016

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Jim McCall (816) 803-1840 4/22/2016 COUNTRY Financial and American Legion Post 318 donate to Heartland Honor Flight On April 20, 2016 at the Kauffman Conference Center in Kansas City, Missouri COUNTRY Financial Representative, Jim McCall of Parkville and Charlie Kutz, Commander of American Legion Post 318 presented a donation the Sandy Collins, a board ...

Alamo Drafthouse Celebrates The Legacy of Prince With Fundraiser Screening Of PURPLE RAIN Monday, April 25

April 21, 2016

****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**** MEDIA ALERT Alamo Drafthouse Celebrates The Legacy of Prince With Fundraiser Screening Of PURPLE RAIN Monday, April 25 What: The iconic 1984 film PURPLE RAIN will screen on Monday, April 25 at the Alamo Drafthouse Main Street location. All ticket proceeds will benefit the Midwest Music Foundation, which is an educational arts organization that unites performers and ...

Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association Becomes FosterAdopt Connect

April 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION: Suze Parker, APR 913.685.0600 sparker@parkercommgrp.com Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association Becomes FosterAdopt Connect Independence, Mo. (April 14, 2016) – As of April 1, 2016, Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association became FosterAdopt Connect. The change reflects both what the organization does and its expanded reach beyond the Midwest. Midwest Foster Care and Adoption ...

Park University Recognizes 2015-16 Academic Achievements at Honors Convocation

April 21, 2016

Park University students, faculty and staff were recognized for their exceptional scholarly efforts from the 2015-16 academic year at the University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 20, held in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. In addition to a number of departmental academic honors, the University acknowledged outstanding students and faculty with a variety of special awards. ...

Montee Law Firm, Adds 7 New Plaintiffs to Lawsuit Against Triumph Foods For Retaliatory Termination

April 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Garrett Tuck, Montee Law Firm Phone: 816-364-1650 Fax: 816-364-1509 Email: gtuck@monteelawfirm.com MONTEE LAW FIRM, ADDS 7 NEW PLAINTIFFS TO LAWSUIT AGAINST TRIUMPH FOODS FOR RETALIATORY TERMINATION Attorneys Garrett Tuck and James Montee of the Montee Law Firm have added an additional 7 plaintiffs to a lawsuit against Triumph Foods. The lawsuit alleges that ...


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