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Police tell Louisburg woman she cannot pray in her home, threaten her with arrest

Sept. 29, 2016

Louisburg, Kan. – Law firms First Liberty Institute and Gibson Dunn filed a brief in the Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Wednesday on behalf of Ms. Mary Anne Sause, a Catholic former nurse, who was told by police that she could not pray in her own home. Read the brief: http://firstliberty.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/16-09-28-Brief-of-Appellant-file-stamped.pdf According to attorneys, Ms. Sause was ...

More than 5,000 will Walk to END Alzheimer’s On October 2nd in Corporate Woods

Sept. 28, 2016

Alzheimer’s not only affects the person with the disease, but the lives of entire families. Each person connected to someone with Alzheimer’s has his or her own personal reasons for walking to end Alzheimer’s. On October 2nd, an expected 5,000 people will come together to fulfill their promise to remember and to honor their loved ones and to further their ...


Sept. 28, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AMC CARES CHARITABLE GRANT FUND DONATES $4,000 TO GIVING THE BASICS The grant is part of a $3.4 million donation of cash and in-kind contributions by AMC Cares to charitable organizations nationwide Leawood, Kan. – AMC Theatres is proud to announce Kansas City-based Giving the Basics received $4,000 through the AMC Cares Charitable Grant Fund. During the ...

London Appointed Campus Safety Director at Park University

Sept. 28, 2016

Park University announces that William “Will” London has been appointed director of campus safety. London began his duties at Park on Sept. 6. In his role as director of campus safety, London oversees a staff of 14 campus safety officers and the manager of environmental health and safety on the University’s Parkville Campus. Along with ensuring a safe and secure ...

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce | 39th Annual Noche de Gala

Sept. 28, 2016

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host its 39th Annual Noche de Gala on Thursday, October 6th 2016 in the Grand Ballroom of the Overland Park Marriott. This Gala will benefit the operating expenses and standing programs and event hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Greater Kansas City. The evening will start off with a Pre-Award celebration that will include ...

Park University Hosting Behavioral Health Ethics Workshop on Nov. 2

Sept. 28, 2016

Park University’s Center for Research and Training in Integrated Behavioral Health, in conjunction with McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff, will present a continuing education workshop on “Reconciling Ethical Practice with Strengths-Based, Person-Centered Care,” on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The three-hour session will begin at 9 a.m. at McCrite Plaza’s Kansas City, Mo., location, 1201 NW Tullison Road. The workshop will examine key ...

Leading Missouri-based gasket manufacturer develops innovative solutions to meet composite repair challenges in specialized wind turbine, aerospace and marine markets.

Sept. 27, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 PLACE: Kansas City, Missouri MEDIA CONTACT: Susan Mackasey 514-518-4328/susan@beacon-marketing.com Gasket Engineering Company, known for its extensive gasket manufacturing capabilities, quick turnaround times and superior quality is poised for market expansion. The Company continues to invest in state-of-the art technology to meet the growing demands of its diverse client base. With its disruptive ...

Independence Center to Host Seasonal Job Fair on October 8 in Preparation for Busy Holiday Season

Sept. 27, 2016

Gearing up for the upcoming holiday season, Independence Center, Kansas City, Missouri’s leading shopping mall with more than 130 stores, will host a Holiday Job Fair to match job-seekers with a dozen top retailers on Saturday, October 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., on the lower level Dillard’s Court. “Retailers have begun preparing for another exciting holiday season and ...

Local Buisness Owner Aids Disabled Senior in Need

Sept. 27, 2016

Last week, Bob Hamilton received a message from local senior citizen, Ms. Foster, requesting help with her plumbing. Almost 2 years ago, Ms. Foster started experiencing backups in her sink. She used a Craigslist- type plumber who came out for a low price to see what was going on. After 2 hours of snaking the drains, the Craigslist plumber was ...

Park University to Announce $250,000 Michie P. Slaughter Fund for Ethical Human Resources Leadership

Sept. 27, 2016

Park University will host a recognition luncheon on Friday, Oct. 7, to formally announce the Michie P. Slaughter Fund for Ethical Human Resources Leadership, in the University’s Park Distance Learning Conference Center. The luncheon, held in conjunction with Park’s Board of Trustees meeting, is an invitation-only event. The occasion will also mark the unveiling of a book based on Slaughter’s ...

Rider Down, Prayers Up

Sept. 26, 2016

RIDER DOWN, PRAYERS UP September 26, 2016 Amanda Schwartz 816-457-5778 skyler13733@aol.com Run For The Wall Southern Route Coordinator Ray "Ghost Rider" Wyatt raymond.wyatt@rftw.us (817) 235-7408 To whom it may concern, -300- word manuscript, tentatively titled, Rider Down, Prayers Up. On Saturday, Sept 17 at approximately 3pm, Michael, “General’s Driver” Jones and his Papillon, ”General” went down on his motorcycle on ...

Market Leader Henkel, Makers of Dial Soap, Taps KC Nonprofit Outreach International for Global Initiative

Sept. 26, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO – Improving hygiene in some of the world’s poorest communities is a matter of one hand washing the other, in both a figurative and literal sense. In celebration of Global Handwashing Day on October 15, 2016, Outreach International, a Kansas City-based global nonprofit focused on resolving deep poverty throughout the world, has been selected by Dial®, the ...

Park University 2016 Homecoming Royalty Announced

Sept. 26, 2016

As part of Park University’s recent Homecoming Weekend festivities, six Park students were announced as royalty during halftime of the men’s soccer game against Lyon College on Sept. 17. The student body nominated candidates who wrote an essay on how they represent the University’s core values — accountability, civility and respect, excellence, global citizenship, inclusivity and integrity — with the ...

Grand Marshal - LV County Veterans Day Parade

Sept. 24, 2016

2016 LV County Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshal Mr. A. C. Byrd has been selected as the 2016 Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshal. A. C. was born September 11, 1940, in Muskogee, Ok. He was raised in, and around, Porum, Oklahoma and graduated from Porum High School in 1958. A. C. joined the US Army on February 28, ...

Newhouse Gala, Raise the Bar! for women and children

Sept. 23, 2016

“Raise the Bar!” Newhouse House Party 2016 on November 19 (KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, Sept. 8, 2016) – Newhouse and Honorary Chairs, Joshua and Ann Rowland along with Lead Bank are proud to present the 18th Annual Newhouse House Party gala at 6 p.m. on November 19, 2016 at the InterContinental Hotel, located on the Country Club Plaza. “Raise the Bar!” ...

Allstate Foundation and Actress Kerry Washington Kickoff Domestic Violence Awareness Month with Local Kansas City Agency

Sept. 23, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo September 22, 2016 – The Allstate Foundation’s campaign, Purple Purse, kicks off September 28 for a month long campaign with Hope House, bringing awareness to physical, emotional and financial domestic abuse. Hope House, was chosen for the third year in a row to be part of The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge. The Challenge, an annual competition ...

HERO Heating & Cooling Financing Program for Jackson County Home Owners

Sept. 23, 2016

Contact: Wendy Burrell, Marketing Manager Anthony Plumbing, Heating & Cooling 913-384-4440 or 913-908-5281 wburrell@anthonyphc.com Financing Based on Home Equity, Not Credit A new program, recently only available to west coast homeowners has come to Jackson County, MO. What makes the HERO Program so unique is that it provides the homeowner an opportunity to pay for an energy-efficient heating and cooling ...

Travel Guru to Fund Louisiana Flood Relief

Sept. 23, 2016

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** Contact: Bill Anthony Consumer Travel Seminars (816) 288-4974 Cheap Travel Guru Raises Funds for Louisiana Flood Victims Kansas City, MO (September 23, 2016) – Consumer Travel Seminars, a Kansas City based travel information company, has stepped forward to aid the flood relief efforts of the Louisiana chapter of the American Red Cross with a major fundraising campaign. ...

GoBabyGo! Founder to Visit Effort in KC

Sept. 22, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri — GoBabyGo! global childhood mobility initiative founder Cole Galloway, PT, Ph.D., will help Kansas City’s own chapter of the organization, Variety KC GoBabyGo! Powered by Rockhurst University, provide modified toy cars to local families of children with mobility challenges at 11:30 a.m., on Friday, Sept. 30. Who: Galloway is a professor of Physical Therapy at the University ...


Sept. 22, 2016

KANSAS CITY AMBASSADORS TO HOST 23RD ANNUAL CHARITABLE FOUNDATION GALA PRESENTED BY GARY CROSSLEY FORD WHAT: For the 23rd consecutive year the Kansas City Ambassadors will host their Charitable Foundation Gala presented by Gary Crossley Ford. This year, invited guests will enjoy cocktails and taste foods from local renowned chefs at The View at Briarcliff. All proceeds from the event ...

Chinese Acrobat Troupe to Perform at Park University

Sept. 22, 2016

A troupe of acrobats from Beijing, China, will hold a free performance on Park University’s Parkville Campus on Monday, Oct. 3, starting at 6 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel. The event will feature routines such as contortions, foot juggling, plate spinning, Chinese yo-yo and group acrobatics. The performance will also include an interpreter who will share facts about Chinese ...

Hanan takes position with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sept. 22, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jonathan Hanan of De Soto, Kan. has recently accepted a position with the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Hanan joins the Kansas City District from the Social Security Administration. His new position will be as a contract specialist with responsibilities for contract acquisitions. Hanan is a 2014 graduate of American International University and ...

McDonald takes position with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sept. 22, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Brandon McDonald of Kansas City, Mo. has recently accepted a position with the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. McDonald joins the Kansas City District from the Social Security Administration. His new position will be as a contract specialist with responsibilities for contract acquisitions. McDonald is a 2016 graduate of Ashford University and holds ...

YALL COME OUT FOR FAMILY FUN AND HELP THREE WORTHY CAUSES! Proceeds Benefit Variety the Children’s Charity, Drumm Farm Center for Children, and Water4

Sept. 21, 2016

Kansas City, MO (September 21, 2016) – Nathaniel Hagedorn (CEO of NorthPoint Development) and his wife, Sarah along with Pete and Elizabeth Anderson are the proud sponsors of the Third Annual City Slickers Charity Hoe Down Saturday, October 15th from 12:00 – 4:00 PM at Drumm Farm, 3210 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055. Proceeds from the event will ...

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