Youth Chess Tournament Open to All Area Students on December 3rd, 2016

Nov. 28, 2016

The Kansas City Chess Club will hold a youth chess tournament on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Oakhill Day School; open to all youth grades Kindergarten - 12th with all playing abilities. The Kansas City Grade Championship Chess Tournament will be held this Saturday, December 3rd at Oakhill Day School: 7019 N. Cherry, Gladstone (North Kansas City Area) MO 64118. ...

Red Stocking Breakfast to Benefit Kansas City Kids and Families

Nov. 28, 2016

News from the Kansas Children’s Service League For more information: Deena Williams, Communications Manager Voice: 877-530-5275 ext. 1314; Mobile: 316-204-1741; E-mail: dwilliams@kcsl.org Red Stocking Breakfast to Benefit Kansas City Kids and Families Kansas City, Kan. – November 28, 2016 – Red Stocking Breakfast offers a family-friendly holiday atmosphere while also benefiting Kansas City-area programs like Healthy Families. Child abuse prevention ...

RSVP Med Spa introduces Referral Program for Customers

Nov. 24, 2016

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) November 24, 2016 - RSVP Med Spa has announced a referral program allowing customers to earn a $50 credit for every friend or colleague they refer. The referred client must purchase a service valued at $100 or more to be eligible for the credit. Through this referral program, the company aims to create awareness ...

STA Students Warm Up the Community and Strive to Break a Record

Nov. 23, 2016

The students at St. Teresa’s Academy are trying to serve their neighbors in the community this December. And they’re adding a layer of fun to it, by trying to break a Guiness World Record! On Saturday, December 3rd, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., they will try to collect 5,150 coats at the school during that eight hour period, to ...

Kansas City Feature Bank Heist “Top Coat Cash” Wins Prestigious Award in IndieFEST Film Awards and Secures Worldwide Distribution

Nov. 23, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Tittone dtittone@gmail.com http://www.topcoatcash.com/# (913)485-6460 Kansas City, MO (November 23, 2016) – David Tittone, of Paradise Lost Films, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The award was given for David Tittone’s exciting Bank Heist Crime Drama, Top Coat Cash. The movie features an exceptional story line and cast of characters, ...

Major Kansas City Fight for Fifteen Action this Tuesday, November 29th

Nov. 23, 2016

Kansas City will be part of this national strike and major day of action: 6:00 a.m. - strike begins (Main/Linwood) 11:30 a.m. - student walk out at UMKC 5:00 p.m. - major rally at 63rd/Paseo Fight for $15 For Immediate Release: Nov. 21, 2016 Contact: Rob Duffey, rob.duffey@berlinrosen.com, 646-463-3267 Anna Susman, anna.susman@berlinrosen.com, 646-200-5285 Fight for $15: ‘We Won’t Back Down’ ...

MEC, Nissan, KCP&L Announce $10,000 Discount On Nissan LEAF

Nov. 23, 2016

MEDIA ALERT Contact:Kelly Gilbert,David Albrecht Phone:816-531-7283 Email:kelly@metroenergy.org; david@metroenergy.org November 23, 2016 For Immediate Release Electrify Heartland EV Group Buy What: How's this for a Black Friday special? Take $10,000 off the top of a brand new Nissan LEAF, and take up to $7500 in tax credits early next year. From the latest iPhone to Hatchimals, tech gifts are always in ...

Park University Seniors to Display Art in Campanella Gallery Exhibit

Nov. 23, 2016

The artwork of a trio of Park University seniors will be on display in the Campanella Gallery on the University’s Parkville Campus from Monday, Dec. 5, through Friday, Jan. 27. A reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Gallery. The students exhibiting their work are: Troy Elliott, fine art and secondary education/K-12 ...

Reach Out and Read Kansas City Provides 1 Millionth Book to Local Family

Nov. 22, 2016

KANSAS CITY, KS, (November 18, 2016) — Reach Out and Read Kansas City is delivering their 1 millionth book at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 1st at the University of Kansas Hospital’s Pediatric Clinic (Level 3, Medical Office Building, 2052 Olathe Blvd). The millionth book will be given to a local family after their son’s 4 month well-child visit. Executive ...

Martin & Wallentine, LLC Supports Spiritual Renewal and Reflection in Olathe

Nov. 22, 2016

The law office of Martin & Wallentine sponsors the Olathe Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, featuring Kansas City Royals General Manager Dayton Moore. Attorneys Richard Martin and Jerry Wallentine, founders of Martin & Wallentine, are proud to announce they recently sponsored the Olathe Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, which featured Kansas City Royals General Manager Dayton Moore as a guest speaker, at MidAmerica Nazarene ...

Enjoy a Little Comforte in Shawnee

Nov. 22, 2016

Shawnee, Kansas - Lory Fletcher and Rhea Ko are combining a passion for modern styling trends with the old-world welcome of the local salon. They believe that the details matter in style, and that’s what they are focused on at Comforte Hair & Nail Salon. The first detail was selecting a location, and they knew Shawnee was the right place. ...

Applebee’s Launches Historic Gift Card Bonus Program

Nov. 22, 2016

Local Applebee’s Franchisee Shocks Retail Industry with a new “Double Bonus” Offer on Gift Card Purchases of $50 or More. (KANSAS CITY, MO, Nov. 17, 2016) – Applebee’s has redefined the term “Gift Card Bonus” this holiday season! For a limited time, select locations throughout the Midwest are offering twice their traditional holiday bonus, or a total of $20 in ...

Kansas Society of CPAs Elects 2016-2017 Officers & Directors

Nov. 22, 2016

The Kansas Society of CPAs held its Annual Meeting on November 16, 2016 at the Marriott in Wichita. James K. Boomer, CPA was elected Chair of the Board for 2016-2017. Chair Boomer is the CEO at Boomer Consulting, Inc in Manhattan. He is also the director of the Boomer Technology Circles, The Advisor Circle, The CIO Circle and an expert ...

Saint Thomas Aquinas Junior Maria Schmeer Achieves Top ACT Score

Nov. 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOTE: For more information about the student, please contact the Saint Thomas Aquinas directly at 913.319.2426. For more information about the ACT and ACT scores, please call Ed Colby at 319.337.1147 or e-mail ed.colby@act.org. Visit the ACT website at www.act.org. Junior Maria Schmeer Achieves Top ACT Score Maria Schmeer, daughter of Matthew and Karen and a junior ...

Difference Maker Luncheon

Nov. 22, 2016

November 22, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gwen Grant Phone: 816.471.0550 816.679.8611(Mobile) Race, Justice, Law Enforcement and Politics Wii Be Discussed During Fireside Chat at Urban League Luncheon Hundreds of people are expected to attend the Urban League of Greater Kansas City’s Difference Maker Awards Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 11:45 am at Union Station which will feature a ...

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum President to Keynote Park University’s December 2016 Kansas City Area Commencement

Nov. 22, 2016

Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and a 1985 graduate of Park University, will present the keynote address at his alma mater’s Kansas City Area December 2016 Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 10. The ceremony will be held at the Community of Christ Auditorium, 1001 W. Walnut in Independence, Mo., starting at 11 a.m. The event will include ...

Kansas City Songwriter Ashley Raines Releases New Album King of Nothin’ November 25

Nov. 21, 2016

IDIOM Records Vanessa Aricco 646.820.3107 gsmusicbooking@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Kansas City, MO) – King of Nothin’ is an aching, somber album, with its bones rooted in Folk but fleshed out with driving rhythms, cinematic strings, ambient textures and ominous guitar tones. Raines’ poetic lyricism is distilled from honest self-reflection and resignation. The introduction of piano, synthesizers and intricate drum beats ...

Crash for Cash Wheelchair Rugby Fundraiser to Raise Money for Local Team

Nov. 21, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (November 21, 2016) — The KC Revolution Wheelchair Rugby Club invites Kansas City athletes of all ability levels, both those with and without disabilities, to participate in the Crash for Cash Wheelchair Rugby Fundraiser. On December 10, 2016, teams will try their hand at wheelchair rugby and compete for bragging rights. Crash for Cash will take place ...

First Avant-Garde Extravaganza in support of STEAM youth robotics program

Nov. 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/21/2016 FIRST AVANT-GARDE EXTRAVAGANZA in support of STEAM youth robotics program aSTEAM Village invites you to make a reservation to attend its Dinner, Dance and Silent Auction Extravaganza to be held on Friday, December 16, 2016, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Downtown Kansas City, MO. Doors open at 7:00 PM (make bids on auction items) with ...

T-Shirt company launches a new website to help the LGBT community

Nov. 21, 2016

GayForShirts.com is trying to make the word “gay” normal again by getting everyone to be “gay for” something. Kansas City, MO - November 11th, 2016 - Starting with all 50 states and the 50 largest U.S. cities L.A. based manufacturer, GayForShirts.com is trying to help continue the fight for rights that so many Americans have struggled for decades now to ...

My Place Opens first Missouri Location in Independence

Nov. 21, 2016

Independence, MO-November 17, 2016—My Place Hotels of America is extremely pleased to announce its debut location state of Missouri is now open! Continuing the brand’s swift expansion across America, My Place Hotel-Kansas City/Independence, MO marks the brand’s 28th location to open nationally and its first to open in the state of Missouri. The brand new 4-story, 63-room hotel is conveniently ...

TOM HOLCOM JOINS THE GIVING THE BASICS TEAM AS STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Nov. 19, 2016

Press Release Contact: Teresa Hamilton, Executive Director Giving the Basics 913. 208.3611 teresa@givingthebasics.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Giving the Basics Announces Strategic Advisor Kansas City, MO— Thomas H. Holcom has volunteered to become a strategic advisor and executive coach for Giving the Basics. Tom is a lifelong resident of Kansas City where he spent 48 years balancing a banking career with ...

Theatre in the Park Announces 2017 season including show at new arts & heritage center

Nov. 18, 2016

The Theatre in the Park’s (TTIP) 48th season will feature three premieres and three modern era American musical theatre classics. “Grease” is the word, as TTIP will open the new Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center (AHC) with the Broadway and hit movie musical, GREASE, in the Spring 2017. Monty Python’s hilarious SPAMALOT will be the first production on TTIP’s ...

Jewish Film Festival set for January 2017

Nov. 18, 2016

Kansas City’s 2017 Jewish Film Festival (KCJFF) will feature six diverse films from Israel and beyond. Now in its 18th year, The Festival is presented by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, (The J) opens Sunday evening, Jan. 8 and continues through Sunday Jan. 22. All the films will be screened in The White Theatre at the Jewish ...

SevenDays 2017 announced; Peace walk moves to Union Station

Nov. 18, 2016

(Kansas City) – In the continued effort to overcome tragedy produced by hatred, bigotry and ignorance, SevenDays™ Make a Ripple, Change the World will take place for the third year in the Greater Kansas City area Tuesday, April 18 through Monday, April 24, 2017. SevenDays™ 2017 continues the healing journey following the murders that took the lives of Dr. William ...