Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Mayor’s Christmas Tree all lit up! Choir and audience    Janelle Monáe Speaking Mayor Sly James Speaking Janelle Monáe and Mayor Sly James Janelle Monáe and Will Gregory Paige Smith, Janelle Monáe and Sarah Cascio   This Thanksgiving, WGPR had the honor of being the chosen PR firm of the 2011…

Behind the Buzz: Will Gregory featured in 435 South Magazine!

If you haven’t already, you MUST go pick up the December issue of 435 South Magazine! Kimberly Stern wrote an awesome article about the top PR gurus in Kansas City and featured Will Gregory. “Square one in my business: build relationships and get involved.” -Will Gregory Check it out…

WaterFire Kansas City on Brush Creek

Late last month we attended the 5th annual WaterFire Kansas City are instillation on Brush Creek on the Country Club Plaza.  WaterFire Kansas City is a unique public art installation that uses the powerful combination of water, fire and music to build community and bring people together. So, starting…

Junior League of KC at Skyline Salon

A few weeks ago we had our Junior League of KC event at Skyline Salon.   Ladies of Junior League enjoyed appetizers from Blanc Burgers and wine from Cellar Rat.  They also were given a class on holiday hair, tips on make-up and fashion from the hair and make-up…

Dead Poultry Society at the American Royal BBQ

As most of you may already know, this past Friday was the American Royal BBQ, and of course the place to be was at the Dead Poultry Society party benefiting Young Variety – the children’s charity. There was a buffet of amazing barbeque and other foods provided by Will…

Grünauer’s 2nd Annual Oktoberfest

 Live music, traditional food, and beer! This past weekend was Grunauer’s 2nd Annual Oktoberfest.  This year the event was sponsored by Baron BMW, Hofbrau, Stiegl, and Ink Magazine.  The event was kicked off with a tradition keg tapping and the newly renovated biergarten was tented and operated as the food hub,…

Fashion’s Night Out After Party at Blanc

This September was Kansas City’s first ever Fashion’s Night Out.  We were excited to see FNO make its way to Kansas City so we decided to celebrate by throwing an after party at Blanc Burgers + Bottles on the Country Club Plaza.  Everyone was dressed to the nines and…

Mad About Style

Beginning late this August, Banana Republic launched a line of women’s and men’s clothing inspired by the popular television series Mad Men.  In celebration of this 1960’s Mad Men inspired clothing line, we held a launch party at the Banana Republic on the Country Club Plaza.   All tickets sales…

Bastille Day 2011

Bonjour! If you missed Bastille Day 2010 at Westport Cafe and Bar do not fret…. owner, Aaron Confessori and team WGPR, are bringing it back this year and it will twice as fun this time around!  Bastille Day 2011 will once again benefit Young Variety KC, have delicious food and drink…

Alliance Project Launch

As of July 4, 2011 Alterra Bank has launched their first annual Alliance Project. This initiative provides the opportunity for one young company in the Kansas City area to win: -$10,000 in an Alterra Bank checking account -Complimentary office space from Bizperc -A scholarship to the Fastrac GrowthVenture program…