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Results Found: 11
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 18, 2017  Media contact:Meg Lewis, Public Information Officermlewis@indepmo.org(816) 325-7086  Jennifer Polston receives Susan Paxton Block Award   INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Jennifer Polston, Animal Services Manager in the Animal Control Division of the Independence Health Department, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Susan Paxton Block Award for Distinguished ...read more
Categories: City
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 18, 2017  Media contact:Meg Lewis, Public Information Officermlewis@indepmo.org(816) 325-7086  City working toward new Historic Preservation Master Plan   INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Council members tonight approved a resolution supporting a grant application for $20,000 focused on the City of Independence’s historic preservation efforts. The Historic Preservation Fund ...read more
Categories: City
Monday, September 18, 2017
Northrop Grumman to Acquire Orbital ATK for $9.2 BillionCombination enhances capabilities, innovation and competition for customersMeaningful shareholder value creation opportunity driven by strategic fit, revenue synergies from new opportunities, and cost savingsExpected to be accretive to EPS and FCF per share in first full year; estimated annual cost savings of $150 million by 2020Strong ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, September 18, 2017
City of Independence supports regional effort to attract Amazon’s second headquarters   INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – On September 7, Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, announced its plans to build a second corporate headquarters in North America. The project, Amazon HQ2, is being coordinated locally through the Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC).   “The City of Independence is ...read more
Categories: City
Thursday, September 14, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Baylee DeLaurier, Community Engagement Coordinator Center for Developmentally Disabled 1010 W 39th Street, Kansas City, MO 6411 bayleed@cddkc.org 816-531-0045 office, 816-898-7884 mobile  Center for Developmentally Disabled Receives $100,000 Donation towards Future Enrichment Center  Kansas City, MO (DATE): Center for Developmentally Disabled (CDD) in Kansas ...read more
Categories: City, General News Article, Human Interest, Chamber, Community, Healthcare, Press Release
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The Jackson County Health Department is launching a social media campaign to promote flu vaccinations.  Local employers can play a big role in fighting the flu by offering flu vaccination clinics in the workplace.  We are asking for your assistance in promoting this message to local businesses through either sharing our tweets and Facebook posts OR creating your own messaging that includes the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Healthcare
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
COMCAST DEBUTS INTEGRATED YOUTUBE APP ON XFINITY X1Viewers Now Enjoy Seamless Access to Billions of YouTube Videos with the X1 Voice Remote YouTube Content will be Featured Throughout the Xfinity On Demand Menu PHILADELPHIA, PA and SAN BRUNO, CA – Sept. 12, 2017 – Comcast and Google today announced the nationwide launch of YouTube on Xfinity X1, giving viewers quick, easy access to YouTube’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, September 11, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 8, 2017  Media contact:Meghan Lewis, Public Information Officermlewis@indepmo.org(816) 325-7086  Do you have an emergency plan? September is National Emergency Preparedness Month   INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The City of Independence is joining local, state and federal partners in sharing information as part of National Emergency Preparedness Month this September. To ...read more
Categories: City, Community
Thursday, September 07, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 7, 2017  Media contact:Meghan Lewis, Public Information Officermlewis@indepmo.org(816) 325-7086  Independence Fire Chief John Greene announces retirement   INDEPENDENCE, Mo. –  City Manager Zack Walker today announced the retirement of John Greene, Chief of the Independence Fire Department. Greene has served with the department since 1987, working his way from ...read more
Categories: Community, City
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 5, 2017  Media contact:Meghan Lewis, Public Information Officermlewis@indepmo.org(816) 325-7086  Independence City Council approves steps to improve technology for personnel management and financial reporting   INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The City Council tonight approved two contracts with Tyler Technologies, Inc. to implement modern software for a wide range of ...read more
Categories: City
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 5, 2017  Media contact:Meghan Lewis, Public Information Officermlewis@indepmo.org(816) 325-7086  Help shape the future of Downtown Independence, apply for Downtown Redevelopment Coordinating Committee   INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The City Council tonight approved the creation of the Downtown Redevelopment Coordinating Committee. This committee will advise the Council on ...read more
Categories: City

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