New Year, New You

Happy new year! 2018 was a great year for me personally and I can’t wait to see what 2019 holds. Here at Northland Lifestyle, January offers a chance for another twelve months of getting to know you, one neighbor at a time. Of course, most of us have some resolutions each year, many of them … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

BigWigs Selects Amy Patel, M.D., of Liberty Hospital The Susan G. Komen Foundation of Kansas & Western Missouri selected fellowship-trained breast imaging specialist Amy Patel, M.D., to participate in its BigWigs campaign. She is the medical director of Liberty Hospital Women’s Imaging. During the campaign through February 2019, each BigWig will raise at least $1,500 to … Continued

Harvest Ball 2018

Harvest Ball 2018 took on the look of a traditional 50s Prom. Guests dined and danced to tunes from the early days of rock ‘n roll and raised money for 21 grant recipients. With nearly $8 million in grants awarded in 32 years, Harvest Ball Society raises money and awareness that impacts people in need in Clay and Platte … Continued

Stand up for Synergy

Norm Macdonald headlined this stand-up comedy benefit, raising over $425,000 to help Synergy Services in its mission to overcome family violence in our community. His stand-out performance was complemented with a cocktail reception, dinner and auction.

2nd Annual Prayer Breakfast for Classical Education

Borromeo Academy hosted their 2nd Annual Prayer Breakfast on December 7 with proceeds totaling $60,000. Mass began at 7:30 am, followed by breakfast where St. Charles’ Pastor, Fr. Don Farnan, and Borromeo Academy’s Principal, Ann Lachowitzer, shared updates on the positive growth. The event ended with a tour through Borromeo Academy classrooms, the new Fine Arts floor and … Continued

Kansas City Illusion Synchronized Skating Teams: Together, They Are One

When these athletes are on the ice, they seem to be right at home. With 70+ athletes comprising six competitive teams, Kansas City Illusion Synchronized Skating Teams glide like poetry in motion. The only team sport inside of figure skating, synchronized skating combines the essence of singles skating with sportsmanship, commitment, and the invaluable support of a team. And while…

Putting ‘personal’ back into patient care

Just about every health care provider hopes to be known for that “personal” touch, but one Northland surgery center seems to be delivering on that boast.

Drink your greens!

Each year, I tell myself the same thing--I'm going eat heatlhier, starting with getting more veggies in my diet. Every year, that resolution fizzles fast. But maybe the problem isn't the veggies but the delivery system! When you have a green smoothie, all you need is a straw and one hand to pack in vitamins A, C, E, and iron.…

A Visit to Carriacou – Just What the Doctor Ordered

Travel is good for the body and soul. Numerous scientific studies from credible organizations prove that a vacation minimizes stress and depression, reduces risk of heart attack, increases creativity and overall levels of happiness.