Homegrown on the River Music Festival

April 24, 2017

Second Annual Homegrown on the River Music Festival: PRESS RELEASE We're excited to announce our lineup for the second annual Homegrown on the River Music Festival, at Byrd's Adventure Center, August 3-5, with The Steep Canyon Rangers, The MGDs, White Denim, Hot Buttered Rum, Arkansasuce, TAUK, Monophonics, Vintage Pistol, Couch Jackets and many more! We are continuing our mission of ...

Tallgrass Creek Chorale Sings From the Heart

April 24, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 24, 2017) -- Music fills the air every Wednesday afternoon in Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s clubhouse classroom as about 40 neighbors enthusiastically join together in song. The group, known as the Tallgrass Creek Chorale, gathers for weekly practice. It’s a unique, musical experience for all. “I’ve sung in church choirs since I was 16 so really ...

KCMO School Board Member to Keynote Park University’s May 2017 Kansas City Area Commencement

April 24, 2017

John Fierro, a member of the Kansas City, Mo., Public Schools Board of Directors, and the president and chief operating officer of the Mattie Rhodes Center, will present the keynote address at his alma mater during Park University’s Kansas City Area May 2017 Commencement on Saturday, May 13. The ceremony will be held at the Community of Christ Auditorium, 1001 ...

McGonigle’s Ribs for Kids Charity Event April 28th & 29th

April 24, 2017

NEWS RELEASE 04-21-17 Contact: Kelsey Huber (913) 649-4040 x102 or Mike McGonigle (816) 694-4720 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: McGonigle’s Market’s Annual ?Ribs for Kids? Charity Event McGonigle’s Market is holding their 14? th? annual ?Ribs for Kids? Charity Event on April 28? th? & 29?th ?from 8 am-6 pm.? The annual event raises money for Foster Adopt Connect. McGonigle’s Market sells ...

New Program Helps Low Income People Stay in Affordable Housing

April 24, 2017

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – Kim Wilson Housing, Inc., has received a grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to help clients of Wyandot Center and PACES secure and maintain safe and affordable housing in Wyandotte County. The pilot program, Housing Location Services, will educate front-line social workers on resources and techniques their clients can use to find ...

Striking the Black Snake Book Release

April 23, 2017

Please join 39 West Press on Saturday, 29 April 2017, at 7 pm at The Outburst KC (1715 Wyandotte St) for the official book release of Striking the Black Snake: Poems from Standing Rock by MG Salazar. Admission is $15 and includes a copy of the book. Overview: Striking the Black Snake is a wild and raw book in equal ...

Mizzou AEPi Fraternity Seeks to Break Own Record for “Rock-A-Thon”

April 22, 2017

ALPHA EPSILON PI ROCK-A-THON 901 TIGER AVE, COLUMBIA, MO 65201 April 16, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Josh Goodman | (636)-222-1921 | jkgvy4@mail.missouri.edu COLUMBIA, Mo. — The MU chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Fraternity will be holding its biennial “Rock-A-Thon” philanthropy April 27-29. The money raised will go toward the American Cancer Society for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma research. The event has ...

Westwood Ensemble

April 22, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Westwood Ensemble announces its inaugural concert “Bach to Beetles” on May 10, 2017 at 7:30PM at the Kansas City Community College Performing Arts Center located at 7535 State Ave, Kansas City, KS. Admission is free. The program includes: Organ Concerto in A Minor Bach/Vivaldi/Lane Waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier Richard Strauss Serenade for Strings Edward Elgar Day ...

Avila Names Eric Hicks New Head Football Coach

April 21, 2017

Kansas City, MO - Eric Hicks, who spent last season as the defensive line coach for the Eagles, has been tabbed as the new head coach of the Avila University Football program, the athletic department announced Friday. "It is an honor to be added to the tradition of a university that has stood the test of time, and to get ...

Disco Turf: A Collaborative Release Event

April 21, 2017

DISCO TURF: A Collaborative Release Event Vulpes Bastille Gallery 1737 Locust St. Kansas City, MO 64108 Friday, April 28th, 8-11 pm Doors open at 8:00 pm and close at 8:45 pm. Fashion show begins promptly at 9:00 pm. Doors reopen for the general public at 10:00 pm. Group seatings must all check in together Seated Tickets are available for purchase ...

Affinity Enterprise Group acquires SGF Contracting Services Inc. to support real estate investors

April 21, 2017

Kansas City, Mo. – April 21, 2017 – SGF Contracting Services Inc. is now an asset in the family of companies that make up Affinity Enterprise Group. SGF is a provider of rehab and renovation services for real estate investors, asset managers, and landlords. The SGF team of project management professionals collaborates with clients to provide solutions to meet unique ...

Overland Park Masons Award 12 Scholarships

April 21, 2017

Overland Park, KS – Overland Park Lodge #436 in Overland Park, KS will be awarding 12 scholarships totaling $14,500 to students in and around Overland Park, KS. Overland Park Lodge will be hosting an Awards Banquet on May 18, 2017 where the scholarship recipients and their families will join the masons of the lodge in celebration of their achievements. Receiving ...

Buck Day on the Independence Square A Celebration of the Life and Times of Harry S. Truman

April 21, 2017

In honor of President Truman’s birthday (May 8, 1884), the Historic Independence Square will feature several events Saturday, May 6 starting at 10am. Gilbert Whitney & Co Hosts Harry’s Birthday Brownie Baking Contest Truman’s favorite dessert was brownies. Bring in your freshly baked brownies on Saturday, May 6 to Gilbert Whitney & Co. to be judged and win a prize. ...

Lucia Aerial Presents Cyclone; An Aerial Show

April 21, 2017

Leawood, Kansas: Lucia Aerial Performing Arts Company will present it’s Student and Apprentice Division’s show CYCLONE on May 12th and 13th at 7:00 PM at the H & R Block City Stage Theater at Union Station. CYCLONE is a story of challenge and growth. Dorothy lands in Oz, tumbling through cornfields and poppy stems. When confronted with high flying witches ...

Independence, MO based PolySource Receives Top Honor

April 21, 2017

POLYSOURCE AWARDED TOP SPOT IN “PLASTICS NEWS BEST PLACES TO WORK” FOR 2017 KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – APRIL 18, 2017 – PolySource was recently awarded the #1 “Plastics News Best Places To Work” honor at the Plastics News Executive Forum, held in Naples, Florida. “Plastics News Best Places To Work” is a survey and recognition program dedicated to identifying the ...

Tom Watson to host “Down Range Clinic” for disabled veterans

April 21, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 04-21-2017 Contact: Rick Schultz, Event Coordinator, Midwest Section of the PGA rschultz@pgahq.com, 816-898-0548 (cell) Headline: Tom Watson to host “Down Range Clinic” for Disabled Veterans What: The Midwest Section of the PGA announces the PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) program with an introductory golf clinic given by Hall-Of-Fame golfer Tom Watson. The “Down Range Clinic” will ...

Alight Analytics Founders Named Finalists for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year – Central Midwest

April 21, 2017

KANSAS CITY | EY has announced that Matt Hertig and Michelle Jacobs of Alight Analytics are finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Central Midwest. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Jacobs and ...

Original Juan BBQ Sauce wins sofi Award

April 21, 2017

2017 Gold sofi™ Award Winner 3,000 Products Competed for Top Specialty Food Association Award Kansas City, KS (April 20, 2017) - Original Juan Specialty Foods has won a Gold sofi™ Award in the category of BBQ Sauce in the Specialty Foods Association’s 2017 sofi™ awards competition. A panel of 62 experts judged nearly 3,000 different entries and awarded 154 products ...

Kevin Rabas named Poet Laureate of Kansas™

April 20, 2017

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2017 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Von Holten, Director of Programs (785) 357-0359 leslie@kansashumanities.org www.kansashumanities.org Kevin Rabas named Poet Laureate of Kansas™ TOPEKA — The Kansas Humanities Council (KHC) announced that Kevin Rabas of Emporia, Kan., has been named the 2017-2019 Poet Laureate of Kansas™. As Poet Laureate of Kansas, Rabas will promote ...

Arts and Culture in Missouri Employ 92,000 and Provide $4.8 Billion in Compensation

April 20, 2017

New Federal Study Tracks Jobs per State CONTACT: Barbara MacRobie, public information coordinator, barbara.macrobie@ded.mo.gov, 314-340-6852, www.missouriartscouncil.org A total of 92,216 people in Missouri work in arts and cultural industries, earning $4,751,234 billion in compensation, according to a new federal study. The study, which analyzes data from 2014, is the first federal effort to provide in-depth analysis of the arts and ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Celebrate “March Madness”

April 20, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS – Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents celebrated this year’s "March Madness" NCAA Basketball Tournament by playing a variety of weekly games. They played an assortment of somewhat unusual games such as solo cup stacking and “noodle” baseball. They also dribbled basketballs in a test of their hoops agility. About 40 residents – three of whom are pictured ...

Civil Rights Activist and Lawyer, Valarie Kaur, to Make Special Appearance at One Community: Together in Solidarity

April 20, 2017

Contact: Rekha Sharma-Crawford 816 994 2300 rekha@sharma-crawford.com Kaur to appear at a collaboration of communities, leadership and faith aimed at overcoming the hate, violence and division pervasive in our neighborhoods. Kansas City, MO (April 19, 2017) – Valarie Kaur, civil rights activist and lawyer, makes a special appearance at the One Community: Together in Solidarity event on Tuesday, April 25, ...

Cass County: Let’s Get Healthy

April 17, 2017

Free Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. How healthy are you? Organizers of the Community Health Fair want to make sure you're in good shape inside and out. Manna Fellowship Church, located east of Raymore on Highway 291, is partnering with Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI), the nation’s largest non-profit kidney care provider, for ...

Children’s Therapy Services Announces Move to New Location.

April 17, 2017

Overland Park, KS (APRIL 2017) Overland Park-based Children’s Therapy Services (CTS) is excited to announce the opening of their new location at 7000 W 121st Street in Leawood, KS. music, art, and face painting with Sister Act painters. CTS is owned and operated by speech language pathologist Jennie Bjorem M.A., CCC-SLP. Jennie and her team provide speech and language therapy, ...

Aberdeen Village Celebrates It’s Founders Day!

April 17, 2017

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2017 CONTACT: Chrissie Ammann at cammann@pmma.org or 913-599-6100 Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Founder’s Day celebrates 68 years of service to seniors Olathe, KS. -- Employees of Aberdeen Village will observe the founding of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America this month as the company celebrates 68 years of providing quality senior services guided by Christian ...