Kansas City, Missouri

The Cordish Companies Announces Construction to Begin on Three Light Luxury Apartments in May, Midland Lofts Summer 2021 in the Kansas City Power & Light District

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Following the success of its predecessors, One Light and Two Light Luxury Apartments, which have remained 95% occupied throughout the pandemic, Three Light Luxury Apartments will introduce the next stage of urban luxury living in the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City.

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  • Following the success of its predecessors, One Light and Two Light Luxury Apartments, which have remained 95% occupied throughout the pandemic, Three Light Luxury Apartments will introduce the next stage of urban luxury living in the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City.
  • "From the vision the company had with the Power & Light District, to One Light, Two Light and now Three Light Luxury Apartments, we are grateful for the relationship we have with The Cordish Companies and the impact the company has had on Kansas City.
  • "The Cordish Companies," "The Cordish Company" and "Cordish" are trademarks used under license by independent corporations, legal liability companies and partnerships ("Cordish Entities").
  • The Kansas City Power & Light District is a vibrant multi-city block neighborhood in the heart of downtown Kansas City that is redefining the city from its skyline to its sidewalks.

Pilot Freight Service Acquires Kansas City Franchise

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 6:41pm

GLEN MILLS, Pa., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide transportation and logistics services provider backed by ATL Partners and British Columbia Investment Corporation (BCI), has acquired the company's Kansas City franchise.

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  • GLEN MILLS, Pa., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide transportation and logistics services provider backed by ATL Partners and British Columbia Investment Corporation (BCI), has acquired the company's Kansas City franchise.
  • Over the last three years, Pilot has acquired 29 franchise locations and now manages over 90% of the stations in the Pilot network.
  • The Kansas City franchise is an attractive asset due to its strategic location and the station's service-first and customer-focused reputation.
  • "We are happy to welcome the Kansas City franchise to the Pilot corporate team and are confident they will continue to play an instrumental role in the long-term growth of the company," Zach Pollock, chief executive officer of Pilot Freight Services.

Notable Health Powers Regional Vaccine Distribution Strategies; North Kansas City Hospital Automates COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 2:01pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Notable Health , the leading intelligent automation company for healthcare, announced today a partnership with North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) and its Meritas Health clinics to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution to Missouri residents.

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  • SAN MATEO, Calif., March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Notable Health , the leading intelligent automation company for healthcare, announced today a partnership with North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) and its Meritas Health clinics to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution to Missouri residents.
  • To learn more about how Notable is helping health systems improve health outcomes, go to www.notablehealth.com .
  • North Kansas City Hospital has been the Northland's preferred healthcare provider since 1958.
  • The coalition consists of Clay County Public Health Center, North Kansas City Hospital, Liberty Hospital, Cerner Corporation, and the cities of Clay County.

North Kansas City Hospital Earns Highest Achievable Honor by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Healthy KC Award

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 12:00pm

This year, the North Kansas City Hospital was awarded Platinum certification, the highest achievable honor.

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  • This year, the North Kansas City Hospital was awarded Platinum certification, the highest achievable honor.
  • The award is given to local businesses who champion workplace wellness in an effort to draw attention to the overall health and well-being of their employees.
  • And it is an honor to be recognized by Healthy KC for our program.
  • About North Kansas City Hospital:
    For more than half a century, North Kansas City Hospital has been the Northlands preferred healthcare provider.

Jeff Davis Named President of Healthy Blue in Missouri

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 12:30pm

Missouri Care, Inc. announced today that Jeff Davis has been named president of the Healthy Blue health plan, a collaboration between Missouri Care, Inc. and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City and a leading managed care provider of health benefits for Missouris MO HealthNet (Medicaid) program.

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  • Missouri Care, Inc. announced today that Jeff Davis has been named president of the Healthy Blue health plan, a collaboration between Missouri Care, Inc. and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City and a leading managed care provider of health benefits for Missouris MO HealthNet (Medicaid) program.
  • Davis succeeds Lou Gianquinto, who recently was named president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shields commercial health plan in Connecticut.
  • Healthy Blue is administered by Missouri Care, Inc. in cooperation with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City.
  • Missouri Care, Inc. and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City are both independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Kansas City area land auction to feature cropland, homes, grain storage

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:34pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A major auction in March will feature 879 acres of agricultural land in Cass County, Missouri.

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  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A major auction in March will feature 879 acres of agricultural land in Cass County, Missouri.
  • The land will be offered in a live auction (with optional online bidding) Tuesday March 30, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company conducting the event.
  • "This land is about 30 miles south of Kansas City and well suited for local operators and investors alike.
  • Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company, based in Columbia City, Indiana, is a leading auctioneer of agricultural land and equipment throughout the United States.

Terez A. Paylor Scholarship at Howard University Launched by The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Sports and The Kansas City Star

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:49pm

Sports and The Kansas City Star today announced the creation of the Terez A. Paylor Scholarship at Howard University.

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  • Sports and The Kansas City Star today announced the creation of the Terez A. Paylor Scholarship at Howard University.
  • On behalf of the Paylor/Elliott family, we are eternally grateful to all parties that made possible the establishment of the Terez A. Paylor Scholarship at his alma mater - Howard University (HU).
  • Sports, he worked at The Kansas City Star for 12 years, covering high school sports, the University of Missouri college sports beat, and the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • He also had a radio program, The Terez Paylor Show, on 610 Sports Radio and was a contributor to the Kansas City Chiefs coverage at 41 Action News in Kansas City.

Leaders On and Off the Field: Vena and the Kansas City Chiefs Announce FP&A Technology Partnership

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vena , the Complete Planning platform loved by finance and trusted by business, today announced its new FP&A technology partnership with the Kansas City Chiefs.

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  • TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vena , the Complete Planning platform loved by finance and trusted by business, today announced its new FP&A technology partnership with the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • The partnership between Vena and the Chiefs has created a winning formula for digital, finance-led transformation in the sports and entertainment industry.
  • This first-of-its-kind partnership brings together the expertise of the Kansas City Chiefs and the power of Vena's Growth Engine to create a business planning center of excellence for finance and operations in professional sports and entertainment.
  • Dan Crumb, Chief Financial Officer at Kansas City Chiefs said, "Vena revolutionized how we look at financial information.

SCORE Kansas City and the U.S. Small Business Administration Honor Black History Month

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 1:50pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --SCORE Kansas City and the U.S. Small Business Administration will present Celebrating Black Business Ownership - Making Your Dream a Reality, a virtual event on February 16, 17 and 18, from noon 2 pm each day.

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  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --SCORE Kansas City and the U.S. Small Business Administration will present Celebrating Black Business Ownership - Making Your Dream a Reality, a virtual event on February 16, 17 and 18, from noon 2 pm each day.
  • Entrepreneurs and experts from the Kansas City region will share resources and experiences to address the key issues challenging Black entrepreneurs.
  • The three-day event brings to life the critical junctures in small business: starting, growing, and financing a business.
  • The alliance of SCORE Kansas City and Black business owners supports the sustainable growth and expansion of Black entrepreneurs and businesses through mentorship, training, and engagement with sources of financial support.

Republic Services Charitable Foundation Awards 11 National Neighborhood Promise® Grants for 2021

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 1:55pm

The 2021 projects also mark the Foundation's first charitable efforts in Pittsburgh; Kansas City, Kansas; and Wilmington, Delaware.

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  • The 2021 projects also mark the Foundation's first charitable efforts in Pittsburgh; Kansas City, Kansas; and Wilmington, Delaware.
  • "We are excited to continue our partnership with Republic Services to bring about change and revitalization to Atlanta's historic southwest neighborhoods.
  • The National Neighborhood Promise projects support Republic's long-term sustainability goal to positively impact 20 million people through charitable giving by 2030.
  • For more information about the Republic Services Charitable Foundation and the National Neighborhood Promise program, please visit RepublicServices.com/giving .