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Puppet’s for the Planet Festival; GO GREEN FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

Nov. 24, 2015

It’s a Puppet’s for the Planet Festival StoneLion Puppet Theatre and Kansas City Parks and Recreation are teaming up to: GO GREEN FOR THE HOLIDAYS! Join us at Westport Roanoke Community Center as StoneLion Puppet Theatre and Kansas City Parks and recreation combine The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund with community art. This interactive day of fun celebrates the holidays with ...

News from KCSL; Red Stocking Breakfast to Benefit Kansas City Kids and Families

Nov. 24, 2015

News from the Kansas Children’s Service League For more information: Deena Williams, Communications Manager Voice: 877-530-5275 ext.1314; Mobile: 316-204-1741; E-mail: dwilliams@kcsl.org Red Stocking Breakfast to Benefit Kansas City Kids and Families Kansas City, Kan. – November 24, 2015 – Healthy Families is just one Kansas City-area program that Red Stocking Breakfast supports. Child abuse prevention efforts and education programs, The ...

GateWay of Hope Celebrates a New Home

Nov. 23, 2015

GateWay of Hope Celebrates a New Home And 10 years of Helping Women Find Hope Tuesday, December 1, 2015 4:00 – 8:00 PM Olathe, KS -- On December 1st, GateWay of Hope will celebrate their new home and 10 years of transforming the lives of hurting women through Counseling, Groups and Coaching . Their new address is 801 N. MurLen, ...


Nov. 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AND REQUEST FOR COVERAGE Contact Phil Zehms 816-734-5500 PZehms@TerraceParkFuneral.com A LIGHTED TREE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE LAKE??? Terrace Park Funeral Home and Cemetery will have their Annual Tree Lighting and Remembrance Program on Thursday, December 3, 2015. The Brief program will focus on Remembering, Renewing and Reflecting during the holidays without that special person. The program ...

BHC Rhodes’ Continued Growth Triggers Expansion

Nov. 19, 2015

Overland Park-based BHC RHODES civil engineering and surveying firm is expanding their corporate office and relocating their surveying operations in Kansas City, Kansas. Fifteen months ago BHC RHODES moved and expanded their Overland Park office to 7101 Tower at College and Metcalf, where they built-out 20,525 SF across two floors in the building. This year’s expansion doubles SF on one ...

Park University International Center for Music Faculty and Students to Perform Concert

Nov. 19, 2015

The second concert in the Park University International Center for Music’s 2015-16 concert series season will feature a performance by the ICM’s award-winning faculty and gifted student artists. The concert, billed as a “Side-by-Side” event, will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. The concert will include a ...

Breakfast With Santa for ages 3-5 offered at Ernie Miller Nature Center on Dec. 12

Nov. 18, 2015

Children three to five can bring a parent and enjoy a morning meal followed by a visit with Santa during a program called Breakfast With Santa being presented by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Breakfast will take place beginning at 9 a.m. at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. After a breakfast of ...

Kids can do their shopping at Holiday Marketplace at RPCC on Dec. 12

Nov. 18, 2015

A festive holiday morning is planned at the Roeland Park Community Center on Dec. 12 when kids can do their Christmas shopping during a special event being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Now in its third year, Holiday Marketplace is the name of this event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on ...

Crown Center is destination for next 50 Plus Wednesday Walk on Dec. 2

Nov. 18, 2015

Kansas City landmark Crown Center is the next destination for the Wednesday Walks program being presented this fall by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. For this walk, participants are invited to stay inside and walk at the indoor downtown shopping and entertainment complex. It will be a chance to get in one more ...

Letters From Santa offered through Dec. 17 by Overland Park 50 Plus program

Nov. 18, 2015

Personalized letters from Santa are available through a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s 50 Plus Department. To arrange a letter from Santa for that special person (all ages), call the Overland Park 50 Plus office at (913) 642-6410 by Dec. 17. A short form will be completed to help remind Santa of the recipient’s ...

Bikes for Kids at Christmas in Leavenworth

Nov. 18, 2015

WHAT: BIKING FOR BIKES WHEN: WEDNESDAY – NOVEMBER 18th, 2:00 PM – NOVEMBER 19th, 2:00 PM WHERE: SANTA TRAILS BICYCLE AND COFFEE SHOP WHY: There are children, through no fault of their own, that find themselves in perpetual, economically challenging situations. Every child should know the joy and freedom of owning a bike. HOW: Brendan Sheehan, owner of Santa Fe ...

Heartland Chevrolet partners with Liberty North High School Performing Art Theater

Nov. 17, 2015

Heartland Chevrolet Announces Partnership With Liberty North High School Performing Arts Theater (KANSAS CITY, MO 2015) The Liberty School District Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce a partnership with Heartland Chevrolet. Heartland Chevrolet, the official Title Sponsor, has pledged a two-year donation of $10,000 to the Liberty North High School Performing Arts Theater and the Fine Arts Department of ...

Wounded Warrior Hunt for Purple Heart Recipients

Nov. 17, 2015

6th Annual Missouri / Kansas Ducks and Bucks (MO/KAN): Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation Napier, MO: 19 – 23 November 2015 Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) provides another great event for Purple Heart recipients. Host Brian Roderick has assembled an unrivaled team of supporters from the local community, numbering over 100 this year, and they’ve done a tremendous job ...

Arts & Crafts Show Benefits Girl Scouts

Nov. 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2015 Media Contact: Darcy Gray (888) 686-6468 dgray@kansasgirlscouts.org Arts & Crafts Show Benefits Girl Scouts 49th annual See ’N’ Sell Arts & Crafts Show kicks off holiday season SALINA – Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland’s 49th annual See ’N’ Sell Arts & Crafts Show this Saturday is a great opportunity to kick off the holiday ...

AAUW Holiday Meeting

Nov. 15, 2015

Kansas City Northland branch of AAUW will celebrate the holidays on Saturday Dec. 5 with a carry-in luncheon at Sandra Reeve’s country home at 11:30 AM. Sandra’s address is 4015 SW Highway J, Trimble MO 64492. The entertainment will be an ornament exchange. Please limit the cost of ornament to five dollars. Carpool from the US Bank at Vivion & ...

AAUW Meets

Nov. 15, 2015

AAUW Meets on Nov. 22 “The Women of Children’s Mercy” by Jane Knapp, MD is the AAUW program on Sunday, Nov. 22 for Kansas City Northland branch of AAUW. The meeting is Community Room on lower level (elevator) of North Kansas City Public Library at 2:30 PM Dr. Knapp will speak about the founding of Children’s Mercy Hospital. An accomplished ...

Kosmos Singles

Nov. 15, 2015

Kosmos Singles is a social group for older adults (50+). Mixers are held each Thursday, 5-7 PM at Northland restaurants. A dollar donation is requested. For more information on other activities, check website www.kosmossingles.org. Upcoming mixer dates and locations are: November 19 – Saki, 6225 N.W. 64th Street, Kansas City MO December 3 – Paul & Jack’s, 1808 Clay, North ...

8th Annual St. Monica Mardi Gras Fundraiser

Nov. 14, 2015

The St. Monica Catholic Church family plans to celebrate the Mardi Gras Season here locally for their parishioners and community members, in an effort to upgrade the cooking facility on the ground of the church property. This year, under the leadership of Father Thomas K. Ludwig, the Parish plans to renew their commitment to the public, by focusing on a ...

AmeriCorps NCCC Supports Local Service Organization

Nov. 14, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members is currently serving in Pendleton Heights, working on improving the neighborhood’s infrastructure and sustainability. The group of 11 young adults arrived on November 1 and will be serving here through December 18. While in town, the AmeriCorps NCCC team will be working with Jerusalem Farm, whose ...

Healthy Families Goal: a Home for Every Child

Nov. 14, 2015

November is National Adoption Month. If you’ve ever considered adoption or even foster care, this is the month to take action. This year’s resounding message is “We never outgrow the need for family,” focusing on older youths in foster care. “Finding families willing to accept older youths into their lives is our greatest challenge,” said Shelia Rancatore, director of resource ...

Young Chefs Academy Opens in Lenexa

Nov. 13, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Young Chefs Academy is providing a warm, welcoming outlet in the Kansas City area for children to build their passions and interests in cooking. Arriving amid fervent community excitement, Young Chefs Academy will make its historic Kansas opening in November at 10082 Woodland St. in Lenexa. Franchise owner Julia Krumme and her fully trained educational culinary ...

Lee’s Summit Teenager Debuts Album to Benefit School of Worship

Nov. 12, 2015

Kansas City, MO. – A Lee's Summit student, Samuel Noel, is launching his “Mighty King” album on Saturday, November 14 from 6pm to 8pm at the Libby Lane Event Center, 601 NW Libby Lane, Lee's Summit, MO. 64081. Samuel Noel, 17-years-old, wrote or co-wrote the songs on the album, which is produced by his company, “Harmony of Heaven” LLC. The ...

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