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Chamber extends sympathy

Apr 14, 2014 in Chamber News

The Overland Park Chamber extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Dr. William Corporon, Reat Underwood and Teresa Lamanno, who were killed Sunday afternoon. Read more

Kansas City Web Design launches new website

Apr 3, 2014 in Member News

Today, Kansas City Web Design® launched a new website design featuring some of the most advanced, searching engine friendly website coding available in the industry. Read more

Chamber to feature Rodrock with "Stories of Success"

Feb 20, 2014 in Chamber News

Darol Rodrock, one of Johnson County’s most prolific and successful developers, will be the featured speaker in the Chamber's next “Stories of Success” program. Read more

Chamber EDC presents annual EDC Honors awards

Feb 6, 2014 in Economic Development

The Overland Park Chamber Economic Development Council recognized eight companies and longtime community leader Jim Hix at its 2014 Annual EDC Honors Lunch. Read more

Fisher & Phillips adds new associate

Feb 5, 2014 in Member News

Kevin A. Meyers has joined the Kansas City office of national labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP as an associate. Read more

Intouch Solutions to expand, bring new jobs to Overland Park

Jan 31, 2014 in Economic Development

Intouch Solutions, a technology-based marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry,announced plans to expand into new offices at 7045 College Boulevard, where it plans to create 350 new jobs for Overland Park. Read more

Marillac appoints new President/CEO

Jan 30, 2014 in Member News

Marillac has appointed Lynn Lemke as the agency's new President/CEO. Read more

Chamber Economic Development Council to present 2014 business awards

Jan 27, 2014 in Economic Development

Eight Overland Park companies and a longtime community leader will be recognized by the Overland Park Chamber Economic Development Council (OPEDC) at its 7th Annual EDC Honors Lunch. Read more

$100,000 donation establishes fund to support STEM education at Shawnee Mission Schools

Jan 21, 2014 in Member News

Shawnee Mission School District officials announced a $100,000 donation by Dr. Craig Denny and his wife Terry to establish the Denny Family Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Fund. Read more

Hicks named CEO at Overland Park Regional Medical Center

Jan 16, 2014 in Member News

HCA Midwest Health System has appointed Kevin J. Hicks as Chief Executive Officer of Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Read more

Olsson Associates organizes toy drive for foster children at Drumm Farm Center for Children

Dec 13, 2013 in Member News

As part of an ongoing commitment to the community, Olsson Associates has joined forces with Drumm Farm Center for Children to make a difference in the lives of Kansas City area foster children. Read more

BHC RHODES promotes Caleb Flake

Dec 12, 2013 in Member News

Caleb Flake, P.E., has been promoted to Project Manager in the Development Services segment at BHC RHODES. Read more

Steve Edwards assumes role as Black & Veatch Chairman, President and CEO

Nov 27, 2013 in Member News

Steve Edwards today became the new Chairman, President and CEO of Black & Veatch succeeding Len Rodman. Read more

Shawnee Mission Medical Center delivers 4,000th baby in 2013

Nov 25, 2013 in Member News

The Birth Center at Shawnee Mission Medical Center delivered its 4,000th baby in 2013 on Friday, Nov. 22. Read more

Potbelly Sandwich Shop to open November 20

Nov 12, 2013 in Member News

Potbelly Sandwich Shop will open its first Overland Park location at 6751 College Boulevard on November 20. Read more

Shawnee Mission students continue success on the SAT college entrance exam

Oct 1, 2013 in Member News

With the release of SAT score results, Shawnee Mission School District students continue to achieve at a level above their state and national peers on college admittance tests. Read more

Blue Valley SAT score highest in district history

Oct 1, 2013 in Member News

The 2013 graduates in the Blue Valley School District recorded the highest composite SAT score in district history and continued to exceed state and national averages. Read more

SCHEELS breaks ground on state's largest selection of sports, sportswear and footwear under one roof

Sep 26, 2013 in Community

ON September 25, SCHEELS broke ground on its 220,000-square- foot store in Overland Park. Read more

Clark elected to State Government Affairs Council Board

Sep 3, 2013 in Member News

Jacqueline K. Clark, Ash Grove Cement Company, has been elected by the State Government Affairs Council to its board of directors for a two-year term. Read more

Tallgrass Creek achieves 100% occupancy

Aug 26, 2013 in Government Affairs

Tallgrass Creek retirement community this week achieved 100% occupancy with all 226 of its apartment homes now occupied. Read more

Doug Seaberg joins Blue Valley Recreation Commission

Aug 22, 2013 in Member News

Doug Seaberg has been appointed as a new commissioner with the Blue Valley Recreation Commission. Read more

Square One Interiors to open in downtown Overland Park

Aug 22, 2013 in Member News

Square One Interiors, an office furniture and interior design studio, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 18 and a grand opening celebration on September 19 at its new showroom and office headquarters in downtown Overland Park. Read more

Blue Valley students tie highest ACT composite score in district history

Aug 21, 2013 in Member News

Blue Valley School District’s 2013 graduates tied the highest ACT composite score in district history. Read more

Blue Valley School District decreases mill levy

Aug 15, 2013 in Member News

Patrons in the Blue Valley School District will see a decrease in taxes paid to the district. Read more

Tomlinson joins Ash Grove Cement Company; Pierce to retire

Aug 15, 2013 in Member News

The Ash Grove Cement Company announced Stuart E. Tomlinson is joining the company as its vice president of manufacturing for the Midwest region. Read more

Johnson County approves FY 2014 Budget without tax hike

Aug 12, 2013 in Community

The Johnson County Board of Commissioners has adopted an $837.4 million spending plan for next year that does not raise taxes. Read more

GE Power & Water's Air Filtration business to move to Overland Park

Jun 21, 2013 in Economic Development

GE Power & Water’s Air Filtration business announced plans to move 170 positions of the 750-employee division to Overland Park. Read more

Johnson County Ranked #3 by

Jan 1, 2008 in Community has ranked Johnson County, Kansas, as #3 on its "America's Best Places to Raise a Family" list. Read more

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