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Severe Weather Awareness Week brings opportunities to prepare

Feb. 27, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sharon Watson, Director of Public Information & Communication Johnson County Manager’s Office 913-715-0730 or cell 913-636-1732 jody.hanson@jocogov.org Jody Hanson, Senior Public Information Officer Johnson County Manager’s Office 913-715-0423 or cell 913-626-5482 jody.hanson@jocogov.org Severe Weather Awareness Week brings opportunities to prepare JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS (February 27, 2015) – The Board of County Commissioners has proclaimed March 2-6 as ...

New Life CityChurch in the Crossroads

Feb. 27, 2015

New Life CityChurch, 1717 McGee Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, is celebrating their new location in the Crossroads District of Downtown Kansas City, MO with three special events. On Sunday, March 22, the church holds their grand opening at 10:45 AM. The theme of the day is “Planning for success in a new season of life”. On Sunday, March 29 ...

95-7 The Vibe teams up with Liberty Wendy’s to raise funds for Blake Kitchen

Feb. 27, 2015

95-7 The Vibe has organized a fundraiser with Wendy’s called Burgers for Blake. Today, Wendy’s in Liberty, located at 3 Victory Drive will donate 10% of all food and beverage sales from 3pm-8pm to help pay for Blake Kitchen’s medical bills, a 12 year old boy with Asperger’s Syndrome that was bullied and beaten at Liberty Middle School. 95.7 The ...

LGBTQ Anonymous Survey- We’d Like to know your experiences with the police or about victimization

Feb. 26, 2015

Kansas City Anti-Violence Project and the Law Enforcement and LGBTQ Advocacy Coalition to Launch New Research Project On Monday, November 17th, the Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP) and the Law Enforcement and LGBTQ Advocacy Coalition (LELAC) are conducting a study that will explore the experiences of LGBTQ individuals with law enforcement. The goal of this project is to increase awareness ...

Free Family Friendly Spring Break Event

Feb. 26, 2015

Tiffany Springs Dental Group and Orthodontics Brings Smiles to Tiffany Springs Free Family-Friendly Spring Break Event on March 20 between 6pm and 8p New office is Equipped with Advanced Technologies such as Digital X-rays, CEREC® CAD/CAM dentistry Kansas City, MO, February 18 -- To show our appreciation to Kansas City residents and patients, Tiffany Springs Dental Group and Orthodontics today ...

Lead Bank to Sponsor Thinking Bigger Business Media 25 Under 25® Awards

Feb. 26, 2015

Lead Bank is pleased to be the official Red Carpet Sponsor of the 14th Annual Thinking Bigger Media Inc. 25 Under 25® Awards. Thinking Bigger Business Media Inc. launched their annual 25 Under 25® Awards to recognize outstanding Kansas City businesses with fewer than 25 employees in 2002. Until then, no formal recognition program existed in the Kansas City area. ...

First Baptist Raytown welcomes first African American pastor in 172-year history

Feb. 25, 2015

With a 172-year history, most of First Baptist Raytown’s firsts happened long ago, but this month, they are celebrating a very important first in their church’s history – their first African American pastor. Kansas City native Ron Haley joined the FBR staff in early February as the new Discipleship and Groups Pastor, filling a position that has been vacant for ...

Local chiropractor held successful drive to support to City Union Mission

Feb. 25, 2015

Blue Springs, MO. Dr. Michael R. Pardun invited the public to participate in a community service project to benefit the City Union Mission. During the entire month of February, new patients received care-including consultation, exam, and x-rays (if needed) and the Dr’s report of findings (normally up to a $280 value) at a greatly reduced fee of $14 in exchange ...

Boy Scouts of America Heart of America Council announces 2014 Scoutmaster of the Year

Feb. 25, 2015

David McCaughey was honored on Feb 22, 2015 by the Boy Scouts of America - Heart of America Council with the Paul D. Arend Distinguished Scoutmaster of the Year Award. The Heart of America Council is pleased to present the Paul D Arend Distinguish Scoutmaster of the Year Award to a Scoutmaster that exemplifies and strives toward the same high ...

Freeland Photography and The Legal Center for New Families Kick Off 2015 Cutest Baby Contest

Feb. 25, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Denker, 816-434-6610, tdenker@denkerlawfirm.com Freeland Photography and The Legal Center for New Families Kick Off 2015 Cutest Baby Contest Contest to Benefit Hillcrest Transitional Housing LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., February 25, 2015 – Freeland Photography and The Legal Center for New Families, both of Lee’s Summit, Mo., today announced that they have teamed up to present the ...

Bill McGowan Named Chair of Noted Chicago Foundation

Feb. 25, 2015

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 25, 2015--The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund has elected Kansas City resident Bill McGowan chairman of the Fund board. He succeeds former president Sue Gin-McGowan, who passed away on Sept. 26, 2014. McGowan’s brother Brian and sister Mary McGowan Swartz, also Kansas City residents, were named the family foundation’s board treasurer and a board member, respectively. Founded ...

Training Program Discount Offered Through Kansas City Triathlon

Feb. 25, 2015

Leawood, Kansas – February 25, 2015 – Anthem Ventures and United Multisport have set the date for the 7th annual Kansas City Triathlon on May 17th and now an 8-week beginner/intermediate training program is being offered by preferred coaching partner, Midwest Triathlon Coaching at a special Kansas City Triathlon discounted rate. The program offers group training events, a personal training ...

SciFi4Me Covers Planet Comicon 2015 - Magazine Returns for 7th Year

Feb. 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 25, 2015) – SciFi4Me.com, the online magazine covering the science fiction and fantasy genres, will once again be in attendance with cameras and microphones at Planet Comicon 2015. A team of reporters will be at PCC all three days, March 13 – 15, and will be conducting interviews with celebrities, comic book writers, and artists throughout ...

Jennifer Bequette, MD to Join Kansas City Internal Medicine - Kansas City’s Largest Independent Internal Medicine Practice

Feb. 24, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri: Kansas City Internal Medicine (KCIM) is proud to announce that Jennifer Bequette, MD will join the practice beginning in April of 2015. Dr. Bequette graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Doctorate of Medicine in 2000. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at UMKC, working at ...

The City of Lawrence, Douglas County and Douglas County Senior Services Launch New Campaign, ReINVENT Retirement: Live the Lawrence Life, to Retain and Attract Retirees.

Feb. 24, 2015

With the baby boomer generation moving into its retirement years, Lawrence, KS and its surrounding area is positioning itself as the ideal destination for people looking to live the rest of their lives in a vibrant, diverse and culturally rich town with a sense of place and community. As one aspect of its new mission, Douglas County Senior Services, Inc. ...

The Joseph Company Moving Forward Conference

Feb. 23, 2015

What: The Joseph Company Moving Forward: Personal Vision for Significant Impact Conference When: March 13-15, 2015 Where: International House of Prayer University 12901 S. US Highway 71 Grandview, MO 64030 For More Info & to Register: www.ihopkc.org/movingforward josephcompany@ihopkc.org 816-763-0200 ext. 2173 Discover your mountain of influence. Embrace your mantle of leadership. Fulfill your mandate in the workplace. Join The Joseph ...

American Royal Elects John Mitchell Jr. as 2015 Chairman of the Board

Feb. 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Royal Elects John Mitchell Jr. as 2015 Chairman of the Board February 20, 2015 - Kansas City – Recognizing agriculture as the foundation of the region’s economy, coupled with an invigorating vision for the future, the American Royal Board of Governors’ held its Annual Meeting February 10 at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. 2015 American ...

Find Restoration in Kansas City at the Restore 2015 Conference

Feb. 20, 2015

Hosted by Senior Pastors Steve and Kathy Gray of World Revival Church in Kansas City, people will gather to find restoration in every area of their lives at the Restore 2015 Conference. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pastors Steve and Kathy Gray will host the Restore 2015 conference, at World Revival Church, March 19-22nd in Kansas City, Missouri. Men and women of ...

Noah’s Animals introduces a new line of cuddly plush toys and soft graphic t-shirts.

Feb. 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Overland Park, KS, February 19, 2015 Noah's Animals® introduces a new line of cuddly plush toys and soft graphic t-shirts. Noah's Animals® is dedicated to teaching the world about animals and their habitats with high quality products, sourced from ethical manufacturers. The brand was recently founded in Overland Park, Kansas, by Mike Kelly and Rich Swartzel. Each ...

Civil rights leader, museum to receive awards

Feb. 20, 2015

The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council announces the recipients of the 2015 Table of Faiths Award and the 2015 Steve Jeffers Interfaith Leadership Award. Both awards will be presented at the Table of Faiths on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the Sheraton Hotel – Crown Center. Besides the presentation of awards, the event, held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, ...

Recycled Durable Medical Equipment Extravaganza

Feb. 19, 2015

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Barney Mayse bmayse@cfi-kc.org (913) 602-0877 Recycled Durable Medical Equipment Extravaganza Quality, gently-used equipment at affordable prices Kansas City, KS: Coalition for Independence (CFI) will have a one-day Recycled Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Extravaganza, during which all current inventory will be marked down from existing low prices. This is the 2nd annual DME Extravaganza. WHEN: ...

675 Eagle Scouts to be honored at Municipal Music Hall

Feb. 19, 2015

(Kansas City, Mo.) On Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, the Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor 675 youth members of the 2014 Eagle Scout Class during a special reception at Municipal Music Hall, 301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, MO. The Eagle Scout Award is the highest rank attainable in the ...

Furniture Mall of Kansas Hosting Career Fair to Fill 100 Jobs for New Olathe Location

Feb. 19, 2015

Retailer Bringing an Estimated 100 New Jobs to Olathe Olathe, KS - Established Kansas furniture retailer, Furniture Mall of Kansas, is looking to fill an estimated 100 positions for its new location at I-35 & 119th Street in Olathe, set to open in May 2015. For such a need, it is hosting 3 career fairs, directly across from the new ...

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