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2014-09-12 12:23:39

Pro Soccer Franchise promises World-class playing experience KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sporting Kansas City (Sporting KC) will be presenting the opening ceremony for their brand new SWOPE Soccer Village facility today at 4:30 PM. The field had its unofficial opening on September 5. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145699 The project represents a major expansion that includes six brand new fields that will serve as a state-of-the-art training...

2014-09-08 16:21:29

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Women's Forum Leadership Foundation has announced the selection of Theresa Shaw of Ameren Corporation to participate in its prestigious 2014-2015 Fellows Program. Shaw, vice president of internal audit, will join 36 rising women leaders from 14 nations across the globe and is the first and only St. Louis-area executive to be selected as a fellow. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/143956 The pool of candidates for...

2014-09-05 16:22:06

Company celebrates 10-year anniversary with book benefitting Missouri Botanical Garden ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essence Healthcare, a locally owned and operated Medicare health plan, is celebrating 10 years of serving the local community in a unique way. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143493 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143492 "We wanted our 10-year celebration to be really specific to our members and our city," said...

2014-08-29 12:23:44

6th Annual Golf Tournament Benefits Local Children with Cancer OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 6th Annual Optimist International's Kansas District Annual Childhood Cancer Benefit Golf Tournament, held on August 8 at the Falcon Ridge Golf Course in Lenexa, raised $11,000 in proceeds. The goal of the tournament is to raise both money and awareness of the need to find a cure for childhood cancer. "We are truly grateful to the sponsors and players who have...

2014-07-29 23:04:57

Farrell Construction was honored with the 2013 National Building of the Year award by Metallic Building Company for their design-build project for Crowder College's satellite office in Jane, Mo. Farrell Construction received the award at a recent Metallic National Sales Meeting in Carlsbad, Cali. Neosho, MO (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Farrell Construction was recently honored in April 2014 with the 2013 National Building of the Year award by Metallic Building Company for their design-build...

2014-07-23 23:15:10

Ticket Down reports huge demand for the exhibition match in Kansas City, Missouri between soccer powerhouses Sporting Kansas City and Manchester City. Fans of international soccer that live in the Kansas City metropolitan area will be able to witness amazing talent right in their backyard on Wednesday, July 23rd. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for cheap Sporting Kansas City vs. Manchester City tickets at Sporting Park in Kansas City, MO. This...

2014-07-02 08:24:32

Live Entertainment, Outdoor Adventure and Silver Dollar City Top Picks BRANSON, Mo., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School's out and summer's on as America's families take to the roads, often searching for the best value in a vacation getaway. With Internet planning on the rise -- along with gas prices and temperatures -- Branson, Missouri is recently ranking tops on Internet travel lists where value and quality come together, such as TripAdvisor's Top 25 Travelers' Choice for 2014...

2014-06-27 23:04:51

US Professional soccer club Sporting Kansas City, the 2013 MLS Cup Champions, is expanding its Swope Soccer Village training center to include six new GreenFields artificial turf soccer fields. Construction has already begun and new fields should be ready for play in September of this year. Union City, GA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Sporting Kansas City's award-winning training center was dedicated in 2007 and is located in Kansas City's historic Swope Park (the second largest municipal...

2014-06-26 23:11:10

Leading Springfield Missouri-based esthetician school Academy of Hair Design is pleased to announce the start dates for classes in the second half of 2014. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 For those aspiring to attend the leading esthetician school Academy of Hair Design but missed out on the first half of the year, there are classes beginning in the second half of 2014. Classes begin on July 15, August 19, September 23, November 4, and December 3, 2014. The Academy of Hair Design...

2014-06-17 08:23:58

Silver Dollar City's Outlaw Run Named One of History's Biggest Game-Changing Attractions BRANSON, Mo., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Dollar City, Branson's highly acclaimed 1880s-style theme park, kicks off vacation season with the all-new festival Star-Spangled Summer. The festival takes summer family time to new heights with high-flying action, as the theme park draws more international accolades for its newest wood coaster Outlaw Run, named one of the biggest game-changing...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'