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2012-06-28 06:26:06

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ARAMARK, the exclusive food and beverage partner of the Kansas City Royals and ten other Major League Baseball teams, is firing up Kauffman Stadium's barbecue grills in anticipation of serving hungry fans attending the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Kansas City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110907/PH63208LOGO ) Led by ARAMARK's Executive Chef at Kauffman Stadium, Erin Wishon, the team of chefs has worked tirelessly...

2012-05-15 10:23:35

Article hails Google Fiber's selection of Kansas City out of 1,100 cities nationwide KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Site Selection magazine named the Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) among the ten Top Economic Development Groups of 2011, based on the region's capital investments and jobs created last year. The article emphasizes Google's selection of Kansas City, Kan., and Kansas City, Mo., out of 1,100 cities across the country for its first...

2012-04-22 23:00:46

CityCampKC is the first civic-minded “unconference” in the Kansas City metro area designed to bring together all civic minded individuals to work together towards better governance. This day-long event begins with a series of Ignite talks and end with a hack-a-thon to benefit BikeWalkKC. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) April 22, 2012 CityCampKC is the Kansas City edition of the internationally acclaimed CityCamp series that is sweeping the globe and creating positive change using the...

2012-04-03 10:22:57

Event showcases Kansas City's creative community, integrating technology and artistry KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kansas City's creative community will be on display during The Forum at Middle of the Map Fest, a technology and arts idea exchange on April 5 and 6. With CEOs, political leaders, artists and entrepreneurs on the program, The Forum is designed to refine and direct new ideas, experiences and collaborations within KC's tech and creative...

2012-03-14 09:00:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive Technology Services Inc. (ATS), a new automotive mobile application development company, announced that it has selected Overland Park, Kan., part of the Kansas City area, for its headquarters creating 26 new high-paying executive jobs. "The Kansas City area offers Automotive Technology Services access to an innovative workforce and a strong technology community," said Robert Shively, president and CEO of...

2012-03-09 11:00:00

Three Kansas City organizations have teamed up with contributors from KCPT, KCSourceLink, Think Big Partners and others to develop a new, Google fiber-related website, GoogleConnectsKC.com. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 The Kauffman Foundation, the Social Media Club of Kansas City (SMCKC) and the Mayors´ Bistate Innovations Team (MBIT) have combined forces to help Kansas City residents stay current on the happenings of Google Fiber and its impact on the city´s future...

2012-03-08 10:30:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hallmark Cards, Inc., today announced consolidated revenue of $4.1 billion for the year, flat to 2010 performance. Hallmark President and CEO Donald J. Hall, Jr., cited the still-slow economic recovery as a key factor in the company's results. "Consumers in the U.S. and internationally remain cautious in their spending and retailers continue to face challenges drawing shoppers into stores," Hall said. Overcoming such challenges, he added,...

2012-03-08 10:27:00

EMPORIA, Kan., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Discs, a disc golf retailer, has announced the opening of a second store in the historic Rosedale neighborhood of Kansas City, Kansas. The new Dynamic Discs will officially open on Friday, March 9, 2012 at 2854 W 47th Street, south of Rosedale Park. This is the second location for Dynamic Discs, which was founded as an Internet-based company in 2005 and opened a store in Emporia, KS. It carries golf discs, disc golf apparel, targets and...

2012-03-02 16:00:00

Real Time Pain Relief has agreed to sponsor the 21tst Annual National Christian HomeSchool Basketball Championships (NCHBC) for the 5th consecutive year. Springfield Missouri (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 The NCHBC has five Regional Tournaments in Nashville, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Des Moines and Dallas during late February and early March. Then on March 19-24, 2012 the week long National Basketball Championship is held in Springfield, Missouri. Record fields of 356 teams with players from...

2012-02-27 09:24:00

CARTHAGE, Mo., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt announced that David S. Haffner, President & Chief Executive Officer, will speak to the investment community at the Raymond James 33rd Annual Institutional Investors Conference on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 1:40 p.m. EST (12:40 p.m. CST), in Orlando, Florida. The presentation will be webcast and can be accessed from the Investor Relations section of Leggett's website at www.leggett.com. Investors are...