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Urbane Healthcare to Open First Luxury Senior Living Complex in Missouri

LogoUrbane Healthcare, an Inspired Senior Living management company located in Nashville, Tennessee, will open their first luxury senior living complex in Gladstone, Missouri, a northland suburb of Kansas City this November.

New Kansas Study Finds Inequality, Racial Disparity, Redlining and Infant Mortality

LogoA new study released by the Community Health Council of Wyandotte County (CHC) entitled H.E.A.T (Health Equity Action Transformation) will reveal problems related to health and health outcomes, race, poverty and multiple other socioeconomic limitations in Wyandotte County. The study, in cooperation with the REACH Healthcare Foundation, was performed by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, The Ohio State University. This report dives into the causes of high infant mortality rates and problems associated with poor access to affordable housing and routine health care providers, as well as historical records related to zoning and real estate issues like redlining. (Redlining is the practice of arbitrarily denying or limiting financial services to specific neighborhoods, generally because its residents are people of color or are poor) H.E.A.T also reveals why many are suffering from chronic heart disease and lead poisoning. The full report as well as videos of the study results are available to the public at

360 Vodka Releases Kansas City Royals World Champions Commemorative Bottle

LogoFor the second year in a row, 360 Vodka has released a limited edition commemorative bottle in honor of the Kansas City Royals. This year's bottle is of course a nod to the team's thrilling 2015 championship season and features a label bearing the title "2015 World Champions" in addition to the MLB-licensed Royals logo.

McCormick Distilling Co. Acquires Broker's London Dry Gin

LogoPrivately owned McCormick Distilling Co., one of the oldest distilleries in the United States, has expanded its portfolio of premium spirits with the acquisition of Broker's Gin Ltd. This deal marks McCormick's first entry into the premium gin category. Broker's London Dry Gin is the first gin to score 97 points at the Ultimate Spirits Challenge and is currently available in 60 countries and in some of the most influential on-premise establishments in the world.

Lead Bank Opens Flagship Branch in Kansas City's Crossroads District

LogoLead Bank, an 86-year-old, locally owned financial institution, dedicated to the needs of small businesses and their families, is excited to announce the opening of their third retail banking branch at 1801 Main in the heart of the Kansas City Crossroads District. To commemorate the grand opening, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held by the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, members of the Board of Directors, the Rowland family, Congressman Representative Emanuel Cleaver II as well as staff and friends of the bank. Leader, a member of the Kansas City Police Department Mounted Patrol Division, who was recently donated by Lead Bank, was also in attendance. In addition to its two existing locations in Lee's Summit and Garden City, Missouri, this is a first branch location in downtown Kansas City.

Lead Bank Launches Client Loyalty Program for Businesses

LogoLead Bank, an 86-year-old, locally-owned financial institution, dedicated to the needs of small businesses and their families, continues to provide their clients with highly innovative ways to bank and do business. Upon the opening of their new flagship branch in the Kansas City's Crossroads, (October 2015) Lead Bank will launch a new client loyalty program, the Preferred Membership Program. This program is aimed at improving the client's overall banking experience by giving the client better banking results and creating a more comprehensive banking relationship with Lead Bank. By pulling together banking and advisory services, Lead Bank is able to offer another level of customer service and knowledge, making banking more efficient.

Let's Be Frank - Kansas Citians Work Like Dogs

LogoIs there anything more American than a good ole' hot dog?

Breaking Down Barriers; Lead Bank's New Branch Will Start Conversations with the KC Crossroads

LogoLead Bank, an 86-year-old, locally owned financial institution, dedicated to the needs of small businesses and their families, is excited to announce the opening of their third retail banking location this summer. Located at the corner of 19th and Main, in the heart of the dynamic KC Crossroads District, this interactive and non-traditional three-story, 28,000 square foot workspace will be a significant addition to the neighborhood, one that was specifically designed to celebrate what makes Kansas City and all those who live, work, play and conduct business here, so great.

Roofing Tech Pioneer, Viirt, Secures $900K in Seed Funding

LogoViirt, an Omaha, NE based tech startup in the roofing industry, has raised $900K in venture capital from Dundee Venture Capital and a small group of angel investors. Created by tech entrepreneur and seasoned roofer, Josh Davis, Viirt is an online project management company that will generate a formal roofing bid in one minute or less that is within 5% accuracy. This technology will streamline the overall process from start to finish and introduce "roofing insider" tools to homeowners that have previously not been available to the public.

Women Owned Businesses in Kansas City Have New Financing Options

LogoLead Bank, a locally-owned community bank is dedicated to the needs of small businesses in Kansas City and is pleased to support National Women in Business Month (October) with their Women In Business Initiative. Lead Bank has a dedicated product offering designed to support local, women-owned businesses. They offer exceptionally low fixed rates and up to five years for long-term loans in addition to two hours per month of free business consulting via their Lead Business Advisors team. Lead Bank and Lead Business Advisors, a division of Lead Bank, partners with each female business owner to help them meet their company goals. This is just one of many efforts that demonstrates how Lead Bank is committed to helping women within the Kansas City community reach their full potential.