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2014-09-03 08:32:18

CareSpot Blue Springs is eighth center in partnership with HCA Midwest Health. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareSpot and HCA Midwest Health are pleased to announce their eighth urgent care center in the Kansas City area opening on September 3, 2014 in Blue Springs, Mo. Conveniently located at 1215 Northeast Coronado Drive, CareSpot in Blue Springs is near Adam Dairy Parkway and I-70. CareSpot Blue Springs will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week....

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...

2014-07-24 16:31:20

Expansion Benefits Fast Growing Areas of North Kansas City, Riverside Horizons, as well as Overland Park and Cities in the State of Kansas KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced it is expanding its existing network in Kansas City. The expansion will extend the company's reach into North Kansas City, Mo. and Overland Park, Kan., providing additional network diversity...

2014-06-23 23:11:08

'Dotte Meals Provides Meals to Young Residents, Combating “Food Insecurity” and Other Health Problems in the County Kansas City, Kansas (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 A meal program for area children is helping to address major health issues in Wyandotte County. The ‘Dotte Meals program will offer two meals a day during the summer to children living in Wyandotte County. The project is meant to increase the reach of KCKPS’s summer meal programs and to address public health issues in...

2014-06-16 23:11:07

‘Dotte Meals aims to expand free meals to more kids in need across the city. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Kids in Kansas City, Kansas can receive up to two meals a day through the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) district’s ‘Dotte Meals program. The meals will be served in June and July at 40 locations across the city. “The program is like the district’s existing free-lunch or afterschool meal programs,” said Gwen Childs, KCKPS’s Nutritional Services...

2014-05-20 23:08:18

The entertainment venue confirms it will break ground on Overland Park site in early June. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Golf entertainment leader Topgolf International, Inc. today officially unveiled Kansas City as its 20th location worldwide and first in Kansas. Topgolf® will begin construction on the 65,000-square-foot facility the first week of June; the site is expected to open to the public in spring 2015. Topgolf Kansas City will be located at 10611 Nall Avenue in...

2014-05-12 16:28:31

Partnership between two preeminent institutions serving the Midwest and Northeast will bring synergies in blood and laboratory services, medical programs, cell therapies and research KANSAS CITY, Mo. and NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City (CBC) and New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that they are combining their operations to create one of the leading blood centers serving patients and hospitals in the Northeast...

2014-04-28 23:10:00

Renew Crew of Johnson County celebrates its Twelfth anniversary as the leading provider of outdoor surface cleaning and power washing in Kansas City KS at the annual Spring Kickoff. Olathe, KS (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The beginning of springtime means that homeowners are thinking about wood cleaning, pressure washing and similar outdoor cleaning services to revive the look of their yards, decks and patios. The team at Renew Crew of Johnson County has been preparing for the busy spring...

2014-04-14 16:27:37

MindMixer cites KC's strong IT workforce and cultural amenities as ideal for growing tech companies, according to the Kansas City Area Development Council KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Omaha-based MindMixer has selected Kansas City, Mo., for the firm's national headquarters, creating 85 information technology, software and programming jobs. MindMixer will consolidate the company's offices in Omaha, Neb., and Lincoln, Neb., into the Kansas City office at...

2014-04-10 12:27:54

Broader Access to Urgent Care in Kansas City Area KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareSpot and HCA Midwest Health System continue expanding their partnership with a seventh urgent care center opening April 11, 2014 in Lee's Summit, Missouri. The center is located at 228 Northwest Oldham Parkway, just west of MO Highway 50 in Summit Shopping Center. CareSpot will be open 8am to 8pm, seven days a week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/CL02768 On...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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