Rolling Hills Bluegrass Battles Hunger to Host Seventh Annual Concert in Support of Second Harvest Community Food Bank

Aug. 18, 2016

SAINT JOSEPH, MO. – Rolling Hills Auto Plaza is proud to present the seventh annual Rolling Hills Bluegrass Battles Hunger concert to support Second Harvest Community Food Bank. The two-day event will be held on Friday, September 23rd, and Saturday, September 24th, at Coleman Hawkins Park, located at 7th Felix St., in downtown St. Joseph, Mo. The event is free ...

You’re Invited to the Variety KC All-Inclusive Playground Grand Opening in Olathe

Aug. 18, 2016

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 9:30am – 10am at CBAC (College Boulevard Activity Center): 11031 S Valley Rd. Olathe, KC Variety the Children’s Charity along with Royals Charities are pleased to announce the opening of the second metro area All-Inclusive playground. Variety KC Playground in Olathe is having an opening and dedication for the all-inclusive playground that serve the needs of ...

Midnight Oil at REACTOR Design Studio

Aug. 18, 2016

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Traci Ketter Architect of Awesome (816) 841-3682 Ext. 14 Midnight Oil at REACTOR Design Studio KANSAS CITY, Mo.? REACTOR Design Studio’s First Friday feature show, Midnight Oil, is on September 2 from 5-9 p.m. at REACTOR’s office, 1817 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64108. By day, the REACTOR design ...

Child, a Magical Realism Romantic Comedy, Set to Film in Kansas City in October

Aug. 18, 2016

Kansas City, Mo. – 08/18/16 – Child, a magical realism romantic comedy film, begins shooting in Kansas City in October. The project, from Calix8, is the feature film debut for local writer and producer Aubrey Hansen. Hollywood veteran Calix Lewis Reneau (Vitals, Greyscale) will produce and direct. The film features Claudia Wells (Back to the Future) and Christopher Showerman (George ...

KC Rage a KC Area Filly Kin to Kentucky Derby Winner Nyquist to Be Auctioned!

Aug. 18, 2016

April Leiker along with her two young son’s Kagan and Cooper embarked on a journey a few years ago to find a great mare, breed with a stallion, both with a strong bloodlines, and through their efforts breed a potential horse worthy of a Kentucky Derby! KC Rage is the offspring of a New York mare Wanda’s Rage- Wanda is ...

Local Attorneys Charlie Dickman and Chris Benjamin Announce the Formation of the Personal Injury Law Firm KC Road Lawyers

Aug. 18, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO – Kansas City area attorneys Charlie Dickman and Chris Benjamin announce the formation of their personal injury law firm, KC Road Lawyers to help local residents who have been injured in a car accident or have received a traffic ticket on the road. The law firm recently unveiled their new website, www.kcroadlawyers.com, that includes the Blog, “Legal ...

Charlotte Street Foundation 2016 Visual Artist Awards Exhibition hosted at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at the Crossroads

Aug. 18, 2016

[Kansas City, MO] Opening Friday, September 2nd, 5:00-9:00PM at Kemper at the Crossroads, the Charlotte Street 2016 Visual Artist Awards exhibition will feature Charlotte Street’s 2016 Visual Artist Awards Fellows: Shawn Bitters, Madeline Gallucci, and Rodolfo Marron III. All three artists will be in attendance at the opening reception. The exhibition is on view from September 2, 2016 to January ...

Park University’s Homecoming Weekend 2016 Set for Sept. 15-17

Aug. 18, 2016

Hundreds of Park University alumni from across the country and their families are expected to converge on the University’s Parkville Campus for Homecoming Weekend 2016, Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 15-17. While a number of activities are reserved for Park alumni and their families, there are some events that are open to the public. These include (events with ticketed admission are ...

Food Trucks, Beer Fest and Good Music at the Rev it Up Car Show

Aug. 18, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 8/18/16, Lawrence, KS The Rev it Up Car Show, held each year in Lawrence, KS, returns for it’s 8th year of celebrating the Hot Rod Culture in our area. This means lots of classic cars, custom cars, rat rods and motorcycles will be on display on Saturday September 24th in downtown Lawrence’s South Park. The event ...

Suicide Awareness Survivor Support Walk to Honor 9/11 with a Flag Core

Aug. 17, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri (August 17, 2016) – Suicide Awareness Survivor Support Missouri-Kansas (SASS-MoKan) will hold its 13th Annual Remembrance Walk on Sunday, September 11, at Loose Park, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, Missouri. The walk is to remember those who lost their life to suicide, homicide, fire, accident, and other traumatic deaths. The walk coincides with National Suicide Prevention Week ...

St. Louis-based Planning and Design Firm Opens New Studio in Downtown Kansas City, MO

Aug. 17, 2016

(Aug. 17, 2016 ST. LOUIS, MO) SWT Design, a St. Louis-based landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm, will open its newest studio in downtown Kansas City, MO, the firm announced Wednesday morning. The studio will be located in the Crossroads Arts District. The decision to expand into the Kansas City area is the result of a multi-year process of ...

International Roller Derby Division 2 Playoffs feature Kansas City Roller Warriors

Aug. 17, 2016

"Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary." WFTDA is the international governing body for the sport of women's flat track roller derby. ICT Roller Girls is a skater-owned and operated roller derby league, founded by diehard Wichitans in 2006. ICT Roller Girls joined the WFTDA in 2009 and will be hosting its Division 2 playoffs in Wichita this weekend. Excellent photo and video ...

Discover downtown Cole Camp, Mo., during social outing for 50 Plus on Sept. 13

Aug. 17, 2016

Explore the German town of Cole Camp, Mo., and find out what this quaint town has to offer during a social outing offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The idea behind this occasional series of programs called Discover Downtown is that before suburban sprawl, each city’s downtown served as a hub of ...

New Walking Bingo event for 50 Plus set for Sept. 9 in Antioch Park

Aug. 17, 2016

B-4 you sit down to play bingo, why not get N-2 in a more active version of the classic game during a special event being presented in early September by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This event is called Walking Bingo, and will take place in Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam. Participants will ...

Moths in the Moonlight event is Sept. 9 in Ernie Miller Park

Aug. 17, 2016

Like a moth to a flame, you can be drawn into the secret lives of moths during a special event set for Friday, Sept. 9, at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park, 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Now is its fourth year, this event, called Moths in the Moonlight, is for children ages seven and ...

Take part in Grape Harvest during 50 Plus day trip on Sept. 8

Aug. 17, 2016

Enjoy a day in the vineyards at the family-owned Somerset Ridge Winery near Louisburg during a day trip being planned in early September by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program is called Grape Harvest Wonders and will take participants to meet Somerset owners Dennis and Cindy Reynolds who will share their passion ...

YCS® Group, LLC Appoints David Haupt as Vice President of Digital Business and Product Development

Aug. 17, 2016

Haupt brings more than 22 years of industry experience to YCS Group leadership team KANSAS CITY, MO. – August 16, 2016 – YCS® Group LLC, the nation’s largest mobile solutions provider of digital consumer benefits, today announced the appointment of David Haupt to the role of Vice President of Digital Business and Product Development. “David has unique blend of experiences ...

Four KC Charities to Benefit from Rhythm ‘N Balloons Festival

Aug. 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Kansas City, MO – Rhythm ‘n Balloons will donate a portion of procedes from its 3-day music and hot air baloon festival to four (4) local charities. Recipients are: Warriors Ascent, Turn the Page KC, The Next Step Program (American Stroke Foundation) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). “Holding an event this large allows us ...

Kelly’s 39th Annual Shillelagh Open Golf Tournament

Aug. 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 12, 2016 Contact: Rusty Menaugh, Communications & Special Events Manager Phone: 816-472-0760 Email: rusty@welcomehousekc.org Kansas City, MO, August 12, 2016 – The Kelly’s 39th Annual Shillelagh Open Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, September 26, 2016, Shotgun start 11:00 a.m. at the Swope Memorial Golf Course. It is a benefit for the Welcome House Sober ...

New 108-Apartment Home Residence Building is Under Construction at Tallgrass Creek

Aug. 16, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 16, 2016) – Hummingbird Square, a new 108-apartment home residence building now under construction at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, is scheduled to open in summer 2017. Hummingbird Square will feature 17 unique floor plans, including seven never-before-seen designs. It will have outdoor space options (patios and balconies) and underground parking. Each apartment home in Hummingbird Square ...

City places focus on serving Gardner military members

Aug. 16, 2016

(Gardner, Kan.) – Serving local military members and their families has become an increasingly important priority for the City of Gardner. This growing interest coincides with the national Joining Community Forces initiative, which focuses on community-level efforts to support military members and strengthen the local military community. In response, the city has developed a local Joining Community Forces page on ...

Unbound Receives Charity Navigator’s 4-Star Rating, Ranks Among Highest-Rated Child Sponsorship Organizations in U.S.

Aug. 16, 2016

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Unbound has received a 4-star rating, the highest available, from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, which rates about 8,000 charities nationwide. Unbound is one of two child sponsorship organizations to receive a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and the only child sponsorship organization to receive CharityWatch’s highest rating, an A+. The organization also meets ...

Mental Health Classes for Families Begin in September

Aug. 16, 2016

NAMI will offer 4 locations for its Family-to-Family Education Program in September, 2016. NAMI Family-to-Family is a free 12-session education program for family caregivers of adults living with mental illness. Mental illness includes major depression, major anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia. The course provides a broad perspective that will help parents, spouses, ...

AWARD-WINNING MICHAEL WATSON TAPPED AS GENERAL MANAGER FOR FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES IN LEAVENWORTHKANSAS

Aug. 16, 2016

Overland Park, KS – Aug. 16, 2016 – Michael Watson, named “Business Person of the Year” last spring by the Halifax, Va., County Chamber of Commerce and described as a “managerial mainstay” at the South Boston, Va., Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, has relocated his outstanding leadership skills to Kansas as newly-appointed general manager of the Fairfield Inn & ...