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Zoës Kitchen Brings Fresh Mediterranean to Corbin Park

Feb. 11, 2016

Zoës Kitchen Brings Fresh Mediterranean to Corbin Park Leading Mediterranean Restaurant Opens Second Kansas City Location Facebook Contest Gives Away 500 Entrées, Free Zoës Kitchen for a Year Plano, Texas – February 11, 2016 - Zoës Kitchen, a high growth, fast casual restaurant group serving a distinct menu of Mediterranean-inspired dishes, continues its expansion in Kansas City with the opening ...

Free Legal Help for Disputes with the IRS in Kansas

Feb. 11, 2016

Kansas Legal Services (KLS) receives funding from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to operate a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) in Kansas. The Kansas LITC represents low income individuals in disputes with the IRS, including audits, appeals, collection matters, and federal tax litigation. The project helps taxpayers respond to IRS notices and also helps correct account problems. This is not ...

American Royal Elects New Officers of the Board of Directors; Angie Stanland 2016 Chairman of the Board

Feb. 11, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2016 CONTACT: Jennifer Kraenzle, (816) 569-4023 American Royal Elects New Officers of the Board of Directors; Angie Stanland 2016 Chairman of the Board (Kansas City, MO) – The American Royal Board of Governors conducted its annual meeting Feb. 10, 2016, at Cerner world headquarters, where Angie Stanland of Cerner was elected the 2016 Chairman of ...

Park University Appoints Lorraine Moore as Development Director

Feb. 11, 2016

Lorraine Moore has been appointed as a development director within the Office of University Relations and Development at Park University. She began her duties at Park today. In her position, Moore will cultivate relationships and partnerships with alumni, friends and organizations that lead to the support of students, programs and projects at the University. Moore joins Park after serving as ...

Free New Horizons Band Concert set for March 8 at Lakeview Village

Feb. 10, 2016

A free concert by the New Horizons Band is set for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, at Lakeview Village, 9100 Park St., Lenexa. This concert is the first of three the group is offering this winter and spring. For this event, the entire 45+ member ensemble is expected to play for about an hour. This top-notch entertainment is free ...

New outing set for March 5 will take adult participants Shopping in the Garment District

Feb. 10, 2016

Visit Kansas City's historic Garment District during a new Saturday outing being offered for adults by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in early March. This program is called Shopping in the Garment District, and is for ages 18 and older. Participants will meet at Antioch Park and travel to this downtown area, which has buildings dating back to ...

March 5 event at Ernie Miller Nature Center celebrates Girl Scouts founder

Feb. 10, 2016

Through an interpretive presentation, come meet a woman who loved adventure and nature and believed the radical notion that girls should go camping. Now in its sixth year, this special event, called Juliette's Dream, is being planned at the Ernie Miller Nature Center on Saturday, March 5, to celebrate the life of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts. ...

Next sessions in Johnson County Museum’s Winter Arts Series set for March 2 and 19

Feb. 10, 2016

Young children can create art inspired by the artwork of Pablo Picasso at the Johnson County Museum during the next and final entries in a Winter Art Series being presented by the museum during March. Museum Educator Justin Border is presenting these stand-alone programs for ages five to 12 accompanied by an adult. The programs take place beginning at 10 ...

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue on March 2 and 23 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Feb. 10, 2016

The winter / spring season of Animals Tales Storytime sessions will continue during March at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. Young children and their parents are invited to come listen and learn on March 2 and 23. Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two to six. All children must be accompanied by ...

Park University International Center for Music to Present an Evening of Chamber Music

Feb. 10, 2016

The Park University International Center for Music’s 2015-16 concert series season continues on Saturday, Feb. 27, with “An Evening of Chamber Music” recital featuring performances by the ICM’s award-winning faculty. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. Ben Sayevich, professor of music/violin, and Daniel Veis, assistant professor of music/cello — ...

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS AND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BASKETBALL COACHES TIP OFF READING PROGRAM IN KANSAS CITY

Feb. 10, 2016

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2016 For Interviews or More Information: Sharon Cleaver, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Phone: 816-462-0136 Mobile: 816-674-3721 Email Address:scleaver@helpKCkids.org / Web site: www.helpKCkids.org BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS AND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BASKETBALL COACHES TIP OFF READING PROGRAM IN KANSAS CITY Reading Program Motivates Youth Through a Series of Challenges KANSAS ...

Package Meals on President’s Day to Feed the Hungry in Kansas City

Feb. 10, 2016

KANSAS CITY, KAN. (Feb. 2016) This President’s Day, February 15th, Something to Eat is hosting its fourth annual Peasants’ Day Feast. Kansas City residents will gather together as a community to pack meals for the hungry from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Youthfront Something to Eat warehouse (1200 S. 5th Street, Kansas City, KS). As our country takes a day to ...

Couples Who Workout Together Stay Together

Feb. 10, 2016

Keeping the Heart Emotionally and Physically Healthy at Flex 365 February 1, 2016 – Flex 365 of Lee’s Summit is an independently-owned and family-run gym. The fitness center celebrated its first anniversary late last year, and owner Brad Hughes has made a name for himself and the gym for caring about its patrons. Many of the gym members are couples. ...

SOS Pest Control Contest Yields Free Bedbug Treatments for Families in Need

Feb. 9, 2016

Kansas City, MO. February 9, 2016 – Through a recent Facebook campaign, SOS Pest Control received nominations for free bedbug treatment for families affected by but unable to afford effective elimination of the parasites. Four (4) families were selected for service including a single mom whose boss at Denny’s told her about the opportunity. Mary Martin and her daughter will ...

Park University’s School of Business Ranked No. 2 “Best for Vets” Private School in the Country

Feb. 8, 2016

Park University’s School of Business has been selected the No. 2 “Best for Vets” business school in the country among private colleges/universities, according to Military Times, an independent source for news and information for the military community, and its associated publications, Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times. Park ranked behind only Syracuse (N.Y.) University among ...

First Call Board of Directors Names Susan Whitmore President & CEO

Feb. 8, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016 For Immediate Release: Contact: Liz Gilbert, Director of Marketing & Communications P: 816-800-8060 E: lgilbert@firstcallkc.org Kansas City, MO - First Call’s Board of Directors announced that it voted unanimously to appoint Interim President & CEO, Susan Whitmore as the permanent President & CEO. “I have worked closely with Susan over the last six years and there ...

Lent and Easter Services

Feb. 6, 2016

The Presbyterian Church of Stanley located at 14895 Antioch Rd, Overland Park will be holding Lent and Easter Services. Feb 10 - Ash Wednesday Services at 7pm with a Potato Bar Dinner beforehand at 6:00. Dinner is $5 per person. March 24 - Maundy Thursday service will be a Reader's Theater Service at 7pm for Holy Week. A dinner will ...

PASTORSERVE TO HOST PASTOR APPRECIATION BREAKFAST WITH SPECIAL GUEST DAYTON MOORE

Feb. 5, 2016

Kansas City, MO, February 6, 2016 – PastorServe, Inc. is hosting an appreciation breakfast for pastors in the Kansas City metro on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:00 AM at the Macedonia Baptist Church located at 1700 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64109. There will be approximately 300 pastors and ministry leaders represented from across the Kansas City Metro. The ...

Clean Air Smithville Meets

Feb. 5, 2016

Do you support an indoor smoking ordinance in Smithville? Do you want to help us protect Smithville residents from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke? Join us for a Clean Air Smithville planning meeting on Thursday, Feb. 25, 4:30 PM at Smithville High School, Room 100 (DECA).Contact Kathleen Welton at 816-595-4235 or kwelton@clayhealth.com for more information. Bring your ideas and ...

The State of Public Health in the Northland

Feb. 5, 2016

What are the three health priorities for the Northland? Find out when Clay County Public Health Director, Gary Zaborac reviews the findings of the Northland Health Alliance’s Community Health Survey. Findings from over 1,000 participants of both Clay and Platte counties are the focus of“ The State of Public Health in the Northland” at the Northland Democratic Club meeting on ...

Natalie M. Foundation Believes in Education

Feb. 5, 2016

Overland Park, KS-The Natalie M. Foundation hosted the annual benefit fashion show at the Overland Park Convention Center on January 31, 2016. Thank you to everyone who participated in, supported and attended the 2016 Natalie M. Foundation Benefit Fashion Show. Through your efforts over $50,000 was generated for student programs and four scholarships were awarded to deserving individuals. This year's ...

Bach & Beer with cellist Steuart Pincombe comes to Kansas City

Feb. 5, 2016

On Wednesday March 9th at 7:00pm internationally-recognized cellist Steuart Pincombe will bring together two of the finer things in life: Bach and Beer. While sipping on their favorite brews at the Kansas City Bier Company) audience members will discover the connections between the art of brewing and the art of playing the music of Bach. Just as many brewers follow ...

Legendary Amphitheater Unveils Major Changes - New Naming Rights & Multi-Million Dollar Renovations

Feb. 4, 2016

THE LEGENDARY AMPHITHEATER TO UNVEIL MAJOR CHANGES IN 2016 NEW NAMING RIGHTS SPONSOR & MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATIONS Who: Providence Medical Center Amphitheater – New Naming Rights for the former Cricket Wireless Amphitheater What: New Naming Rights Sponsor & Multi-Million Dollar Renovations Where: 633 N. 130th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 Providence Medical Center is the new naming rights sponsor for ...


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