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Western parking lot at Shawnee Mission Park Off-Leash Area to be closed for removal and replacement beginning in March

March 8, 2017

The western parking lot at the Shawnee Mission Park Dog Off-Leash Area will be closed to the public beginning in mid-March as the lot is replaced and expanded, Johnson County Park & Recreation District officials announced. The off-leash area itself is not closing at this time, and the closer eastern parking lot will remain open, although officials warn that parking ...

D Keith Jordan 2017 Bid For Chief Executive Officer/Mayor KCK

March 8, 2017

D Keith Jordan 2017 Bid For Chief Executive Officer/Mayor KCK FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, Kansas March 7th 2017 – D Keith Jordan today is announcing their campaign for CEO/Mayor of KCK with the agenda of working for a better quality of life for the citizens of WYCO/KCK. There has been many changes over the years in the county. Some ...

Hi! You are invited to join us!

March 8, 2017

Civitan International, a worldwide community service organization is looking for you for our Lancaster/Melton Peace Keepers Civitan Club in Kansas City. Join us for our next Informational meeting! When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Time: 6:00 PM Where: The Mason Jar - KC, 941 N 74th Dr, Kansas City, KS 66112 We would like to extend a special invitation to come ...

Park University’s Johnson Lecture Series Event to Discuss Earthquakes in the Central U.S.

March 7, 2017

A timely discussion related to the escalating number of earthquakes in the central U.S. will be the focus of Park University’s Johnson Family Lecture Series in Science on Tuesday, March 28. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater within Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. The lecture is free and open to ...

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft; Juanpablo Andrade Keynote Speakers; in addition to Key State Lawmakers at Annual Jackson County MO GOP Committe Reagan Lincoln Day Reception & Dinner

March 6, 2017

Contact: Chairman Mark Anthony Jones FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel. 816-875-9690 Email: chairman@jacomogop.com Date: 03/03/2017 ANNUAL JACKSON COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY REAGAN LINCOLN DAY FUNDRAISING RECEPTION & DINNER SOS JAY ASHCROFT; JUAN PABLO ANDRADE TO SPEAK; KEY LAWMAKERS & STATEWIDE ELCTION WINNERS TO ATTEND ANNUAL JACKSON COUNTY REPUBLICAN REAGAN-LINCOLN DAY RECEPTION & DINNER. Every Year State and County Republican Party Committees hold ...

May through August issue of JCPRD Activities catalog available after March 27

March 6, 2017

The next issue of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Activities catalog will be online at www.jcprd.com on March 24 and in print form the week of March 27. Registration for classes in the catalog begins at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 27. The free publication covers JCPRD programs and events offered between May and August. The publication lists ...

JCPRD Summer Job Fair set for March 22

March 6, 2017

Start making plans for summer seasonal jobs when the Johnson County Park & Recreation District conducts a Summer Job Fair on March 22. This event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, in the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park. No appointments are necessary for this drop-in event, and participants ...

Visit Lawrence’s sports-related sites with 50 Plus day trip on March 21

March 6, 2017

Enjoy the spirit and excitement of collegiate sports on an outing to Lawrence, Kan. during an late March day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. March Madness is the name of this trip. Participants will explore Allen Fieldhouse, home of the Jayhawks and five national men’s basketball championship titles. A ...

Annual Jacson County Republican Committee Reagan Lincoln Day Fundraiser Private Reception & Dinner

March 6, 2017

Contact: Chairman Mark Anthony Jones FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel. 816-875-9690 Email: chairman@jacomogop.com Date: 03/06/2017 ANNUAL JACKSON COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY REAGAN LINCOLN DAY FUNDRAISING RECEPTION & DINNER SOS JAY ASHCROFT; JUAN PABLO ANDRADE TO SPEAK; KEY LAWMAKERS & STATEWIDE ELCTION WINNERS TO ATTEND ANNUAL JACKSON COUNTY REPUBLICAN REAGAN-LINCOLN DAY RECEPTION & DINNER. Every Year State and County Republican Party Committees hold ...

Veterans and Civilians to Build Community Through Great Literature

March 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 6 March, 2017 email: max@thetellingproject.org cell: 541-556-4368 [Kansas City, MO] – A new program is providing opportunities for veterans and allied civilians to build community together through in depth discussion of Great Literature. PLANTING THE OAR is an initiative of The Telling Project – a non-partisan, non-profit theatre organization that has staged veterans and military families ...

Park University Women’s History Month Lecture to Feature Discussion on Origin of Daughters of the American Revolution

March 6, 2017

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Department of History and Political Science at Park University will host a guest historian for a discussion on “Daughter of the U.S.-Mexican War: The Origins of the Daughters of the American Revolution in the 1848 Invasion of Mexico.” The event will be held Monday, March 27, starting at 7 p.m. in McCoy Meetin’ ...

Northland Forum on Ballot Questions 4 and 5

March 5, 2017

Northland Neighborhoods Inc. [NNI] and the League of Women Voters, Kansas City, Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties will co-sponsor an informational meeting March 30, 6:30 pm at the NNI offices, 4420 NE Chouteau Trafficway, on Question 4, Eastside development, and Question 5, reduction of penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana. Presenters will respond to written questions from the ...

Raytown Alderman Candidate Forum

March 5, 2017

The Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor with the League of Women Voters of Kansas City a Raytown Alderman Candidate Forum on March 28, 2017 from 6:30-8:00 pm. The forum will be held at Raytown City Hall, 10000 E. 59th Street, Raytown, in the Council Chambers. Candidates will respond to written questions submitted by the audience.

LITERACY KC 23RD ANNUAL SPELLING BEE

March 5, 2017

Literacy KC's 23rd annual Spelling Bee is just around the bend! Here's how the Bee works... Individuals and corporations sponsor a three-member team. Each team gets one chance per round to spell a word correctly. ... but that's not all! You don't have to have a team to have fun! Bring your friends to enjoy a night of fun spelling ...

KC Milan To Re-Brand As Dominos Soccer Club

March 4, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: March 4, 2017 KC Milan Soccer Club re-branding as Dominos Soccer Club KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The KC Milan Soccer Club announced today that the organization is re-branding as the Dominos Soccer Club. KC Milan founder Jacques Tournoy has partnered with Domino's Pizza franchise owner Jamie Poulsen to create a youth soccer club like none other ...

How To Get Out Of An Uninhabitable Apartment

March 3, 2017

This title is live on Amazon. It is about the Quail Creek apartments of Kansas City, KS, managed by the Trinity Housing group of Arkansas. The 7166 building lower level units are uninhabitable because sewage water from the man hole penetrates the entire apartment about every other month. This is a rip-off. The management knowingly endanger families, especially children's health ...

Valerie Bashaw Art Exhibit Set for Park University’s Campanella Gallery

March 3, 2017

The Campanella Gallery at Park University will host an art exhibit featuring the works of Valerie Bashaw, Monday, March 20, through Thursday, April 27. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, March 24, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Gallery. The exhibit will feature select pieces of Bashaw’s fiber and mixed media art she terms as “shibui,” ...

Night to Shine Event Blesses 300 Special Needs Persons

March 2, 2017

For immediate release. By Britney Hamm. On February 10, 2017, Blue Summit Baptist Church of Kansas City hosted a Night to Shine event sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. This was their second year hosting the prom night extravaganza for special needs individuals ages 14 and older. This year, Blue Summit held the event at the North Club at Arrowhead ...

Chicago Spy Restaurant opens; built by local KC firm.

March 2, 2017

Chicago based Spy Restaurant built by local creative fabrication firm KANSAS CITY, MO— Local architectural fabrication firm Second Life Studios is proud to announce their contribution to the opening of a new Chicago based spy restaurant Safe House. Contracted through Getty’s architecture and Marcus Corporation, Second Life Studios created many of the restaurant’s most iconic pieces. News agencies across the ...

The “Sport Exchange Summit, Powered By Drug Free Sport” Announces 2018 Dates, Location and Call For Speakers

March 2, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gene Willis, Director of Marketing. gwillis@drugfreesport.com; 816.285.1423 The “Sport Exchange Summit, Powered By Drug Free Sport” Announces 2018 Dates, Location and Call For Speakers Biennial event focuses on “the team behind the team” in pro, collegiate, amateur and high school athletics. KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 2, 2017) – In July 2016, a new professional education conference ...

Inaugural Foodie Chick Event pops up this summer at Park Place

March 2, 2017

Media Contact: Aimee Jacobson aimee@chickevents.com For Immediate Release Inaugural Foodie Chick Event hits the streets of Park Place in Leawood this summer Leawood, KS - Chick Events pops up their newest event concept this summer at Park Place in Leawood, KS. Chick Events has been hosting pop-up events since 2014, specializing in bringing handmade, vintage and artisan food vendors to ...

A New Campaign Committee to Decriminalize Marijuana in Kansas City

March 2, 2017

Kansas City, MO - March 2, 2017 YES on 5 KC campaign committee filed with the local election authority to support Question 5. The campaign is the first to file in favor of Question 5, an initiative which could reduce marijuana penalties if the new ordinance is approved. The April 4th ballot will include municipal bond issues as well as ...


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