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Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Welcomes New Associate Megan Sterchi

Oct. 8, 2015

Contact: Lori Rickman Director of Marketing 816-471-2121 rickman@bscr-law.com Kansas City, MO -- October 8, 2015 - Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice is pleased to welcome Megan Sterchi as an associate in the firm’s Kansas City office, where her practice will be focused on personal injury defense, premises liability, and product liability. Prior to joining the firm, Megan served as a ...

Sharon M. Auck One of 17 Kansas City Entrepreneurs Selected to ScaleUP

Oct. 8, 2015

Kansas City, MO. October 6, 2015. Sharon M. Auck, founder of Fresh Approach Cleaning Professionals, was selected to be one of 17 Kansas City entrepreneurs to participate in the second ScaleUp Kansas City program. “It is an honor to be included in this group of entrepreneurs,” says Auck. “The program started in late summer and I am learning so much, ...

Green at Heart Yoga Hike offered on Oct. 31 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Oct. 8, 2015

Experience the power of a walk in nature fused with the awareness of yoga during an adult fitness program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. The program is called Green at Heart Yoga Hike and is for ages 16 and older. Participants can workout ...

This year’s Mildale Farm Fall Fest set for Oct. 31

Oct. 8, 2015

Bring the family and spend the day exploring the Mildale Farm property and enjoying a number of activities during the annual free Mildale Farm Fall Fest being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for Oct. 31. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will give interested parties access to the 158-acre site including ...

Oct. 30 is deadline for 50 Plus holiday trip to Branson

Oct. 8, 2015

Oct. 30 is the deadline for a holiday regional trip to Branson, Mo., being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The actual trip is set for Dec. 1 through 3. Branson for the Holidays is the name of this trip, which will take place Dec. 1 through 3. Travelers will get into ...

Visit two recently-renovated Kansas City-area museums during 50 Plus day trip on Oct. 28

Oct. 8, 2015

Two recently-renovated Kansas City area museums are the destinations for a late October day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Museum Makeovers is the name of this trip. Participants will visit the recently-reopened National Museum of Toys and Miniatures where they will see their $8 million in renovations, which included ...

Chief Forte, Mindy Corporon among 2015 Consensus Civility Award winners

Oct. 7, 2015

10/7/15. No need to wait for Thanksgiving to feel thankful. The Consensus Civility Awards are a reminder that we can reach across even the most challenging divisions to improve the world. The awards celebrate those who take the high road in public life, and will be distributed at a breakfast at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 10, in the Greenlease Library ...

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

Oct. 7, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Erin Hauber of Merriam, Kan., has recently accepted a position with the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Hauber joins the Kansas City District from the private industry. Her new position will be as an environmental engineer with responsibilities for environmental cleanup and site remediation. She is a 2005 graduate from the University of ...

SAVE Inc Opens New Office Location, Silverleaf on 31st Street

Oct. 7, 2015

SAVE, Inc., a leader in providing comprehensive housing solutions to socially and medically disadvantaged people for nearly three decades, is excited to continue their work at Silverleaf, their new office located at 911 East 31st Street. Silverleaf is the result of a year-long capital campaign and is in the center of SAVE’s nine-building campus. To help celebrate the completion of ...

McCormick Distilling Taps Socialworx PR as PR Agency of Record

Oct. 7, 2015

The country’s oldest continuously run distilling company, McCormick Distilling Co., Weston, MO, has named Socialworx PR (SWPR) as its public relations agency of record. As the agency of record, Socialworx PR will be instrumental in elevating their partnerships, building long-term awareness across their entire brand portfolio, and providing strategic counsel on social media. Founded over a century-and-a-half ago, McCormick Distilling ...

Lead Bank Opens Crossroads Location - Announces New Hires

Oct. 7, 2015

Lead Bank, an 86-year-old, locally-owned financial institution, dedicated to the needs of small businesses and their families, continues to provide the highest level of sophistication to its clients by hiring exceptional people. This trend will continue as they open their new Kansas City Crossroads location in early October. Lead Bank has hired several new team members, including a Market President, ...

Hope Family Care Clinic Receives Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike (LAL) Designation (FQHC)

Oct. 6, 2015

Designation positions clinic to better care for under-served in urban core KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 7, 2015) - The Hope Family Care Clinic has been granted Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look-Alike (LAL) designation by the Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Primary Health Care. Hope Family Care Clinic is located at 3027 Prospect Ave. in Kansas City, and ...

Growth Milestones Coincide With Opening of New Location for LeaseTeam

Oct. 6, 2015

OMAHA, Neb., (October 6, 2015) – LeaseTeam, Inc., the premier solution provider in the equipment finance marketplace, is pleased to announce that it has opened a new office location in the Kansas City, Kan., area. The location will serve as the home office for Executive Vice President Jeff Van Slyke and a team of employees from various business units across ...

Brian S. Franciskato Honored in Best of the Bar 2015

Oct. 6, 2015

Kansas City, MO. October 5, 2015. The Kansas City Business Journal has named Brian S. Franciskato in its 2015 edition of Best of the Bar. Brian has received this honor since 2012. Every year, through a peer nomination process, The Kansas City Business Journal honors the top local lawyers in private practice. Attorneys in Kansas City vote for their peers ...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for VA Platte City Clinic

Oct. 6, 2015

NEWS RELEASE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE VA EASTERN KANSAS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS 66048 Telephone: (913) 758-6946 FAX: (913) 758-4107 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: SHAWN HOFFMAN (913) 946-1640 Leavenworth, Kansas, October 1, 2015 – The Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center, part of the VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System, invites the public to a ribbon cutting ...

Junior League New Year & New Leadership

Oct. 6, 2015

Announcing the 2015-2016 presidency of Rachel Sexton KANSAS CITY, MO--The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri has completed another successful year of transforming the community and is heading into the new league year with inspiring ambition. Julie Randolph served as president during the 2014-2015 year and officially passed the gavel to Rachel Sexton June 1st. This month, Rachel will begin ...

Gala Event Benefits the Inspiring “Two Keys” Film Project, Oct 10

Oct. 5, 2015

Gala Event Benefits the Inspiring “Two Keys” Film Project, Oct 10 The public is invited to attend a VIP Benefit Event for the Two Keys Film Project at Lakewood Oaks Golf Club, Oct. 10. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction and Hollywood red carpet fun highlight this evening's professional reading of the award-winning “Two Keys” screenplay. Kansas City, Mo., Oct. ...

First United Methodist Church of Jefferson City presents “Fresh Start Market”

Oct. 3, 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (October 5, 2015) - The First United Methodist Church of Jefferson City is announcing the grand opening of the Fresh Start Market this Tuesday, October 6th from noon to 3p.m. This is a program that deals directly with the needs of low-income families for their basic household necessities and personal hygiene and toiletries that are not covered ...

Disabled Veterans National Foundation awards grant to Warriors’ Best Friend

Oct. 2, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Samantha Jeffers (816) 809-2058 Samantha.warriorsbestfriend@gmail.com Kansas City, MO. October 2nd, 2015. The Disabled Veterans National Foundation awarded Warriors’ Best Friend Foundation with a $10,000 grant to provide service dogs for wounded soldiers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The grant was part of the summer cycle of the Disabled Veterans National ...

Knights of Columbus donate portion of proceeds of Tootsie Roll Drive to

Oct. 2, 2015

On July 21, 2015, Bob Willson, 10 year Chairman of the Knights of Columbus Campaign for Intellectual Disabilities at Cure' of Ars Catholic Church presented a check to the Children's SPOT (Speech, Physical and Occupational Therapy) of Kansas City, Missouri. Accepting the check were Jeanette Worthington, Manager of The Children's SPOT and Heather Solis, Director of Development at The Children's ...

Fall Trout Stockings planned at two JCPRD lakes on Oct. 28

Oct. 1, 2015

Come watch as 3,000 pounds of squirming rainbow trout are stocked in two Johnson County Park & Recreation District lakes in late October. The fall stockings will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at each respective lake's boat ramp. Stocking of about 1,000 pounds of trout at Kill Creek Park will begin at 2:30 p.m., and stocking of about 2,000 ...

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