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Jim Holland named Managing Partner of Fisher & Phillips LLPís Kansas City Office

Sep 24, 2014 in Member News

Jim Holland will become the new Kansas City Office Managing Partner at Fisher & Phillips LLP on October 1. Read more

Shawnee Mission School District ACT scores show increase in all subject areas

Aug 19, 2014 in Member News

Shawnee Mission students taking the ACT continue to earn composite scores above the state and national levels. 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

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

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

Johnson County Community College selects new president

May 9, 2013 in Member News

Dr. Joseph M. Sopcich will succeed Dr. Terry Calaway as the president of Johnson County Community College when Calaway leaves on July 31. Read more

POSIM, LLC, celebrates expansion project

May 9, 2013 in Member News

POSIM, LLC has recently relocated its corporate headquarters to Overland Park and completed a major expansion project. Read more

Shawnee Mission high schools ranked among best in the nation

May 2, 2013 in Member News

Four Shawnee Mission high schools have been ranked among the best high schools in the United States. Read more

Shawnee Mission Schools lauded by Washington Post

Apr 19, 2013 in Member News

The Washington Post has included two Shawnee Mission schools on its list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. Read more

Black & Veatch selects new chairman, president and CEO

Apr 3, 2013 in Member News

Black & Veatch has selected a new Chairman, President and CEO for the company upon the decision of Len Rodman to retire at the end of 2013 Read more

Tallgrass Creek breaking ground for new continuing care neighborhood

Mar 25, 2013 in Member News

Tallgrass Creek retirement community will hold a groundbreaking for a new continuing care neighborhood on March 28. Read more

Tallgrass Creek to build continuing care building

Dec 12, 2012 in Member News

Tallgrass Creek retirement community today announced Spring 2013 construction of a continuing care building that will include 28 assisted living apartments, 28 memory care apartments and 44 skilled nursing rooms. Read more

Shawnee Mission Medical Center receives $1 million gift

Dec 5, 2012 in Member News

Benny and Edith Lee have made a $1 million gift to The Foundation for Shawnee Mission Medical Center to name the Atrium of the new Shawnee Mission Birth Center. Read more

Jani L. Johnson named Saint Lukeís South Hospital president and CEO

Aug 22, 2012 in Member News

Jani L. Johnson has been appointed the new president and CEO for Saint Luke’s South Hospital effective Monday, Sept. 10. Read more

Blue Valley Schools and Blue Valley Rec look to use former First Family Church space

Aug 3, 2012 in Member News

The Blue Valley School District is exploring a new partnership with the Blue Valley Recreation Commission to utilize space on the former First Family Church property for indoor recreational activities. Read more

KU Hospital opens Indian Creek Campus

Jun 29, 2012 in Member News

The University of Kansas Hospital, as a response to growing patient volume, has officially opened its new surgical facility in southern Johnson County, Kansas. Read more

FishNet Security opens Security Operations Center and Executive Briefing Center

May 21, 2012 in Member News

FishNet Security today unveiled its new world-class Security Operations Center (SOC) and Executive Briefing Center (EBC) on the Sprint Campus in Overland Park. Read more

Shawnee Mission Medical Center names new CEO

Mar 16, 2012 in Member News

Ken Bacon has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) and Regional CEO of the Mid America Region of Adventist Health System effective the week of April 23, 2012. Read more

KU Edwards BEST building opens

Feb 22, 2012 in Member News

March 2 will mark the grand opening of the Business Engineering Science and Technology (BEST) Building on the University of Kansas Edwards Campus. Read more

Tallgrass Creek unveils largest apartment home in Kansas senior housing market

Feb 6, 2012 in Member News

Tallgrass Creek unveils apartment home said to be the largest of its kind in the Kansas senior housing market. Read more

Blue Valley schools honored with Governorís Achievement Award

Jan 11, 2012 in Member News

Seven schools in the Blue Valley School District were recognized with the Governor’s Achievement Award, which recognizes top performing schools in the state of Kansas. Read more

Talented athletes draw collegiate coaches to Overland Park

Jul 22, 2011 in Member News

The 2011 USSSA World Series continues in Overland Park with the 16A/18A and under division, from July 25-31. Read more

Saint Luke's selects new CEO

Jun 24, 2011 in Member News

Saint Luke’s Health System has selected Melinda L. Estes, M.D., MBA, as its new CEO. Read more

Community College raises $3.29 million in support of a new culinary academy

Jun 20, 2011 in Member News

Johnson County Community College’s Foundation has met the “Wysong Challenge” by raising $3,291,032 to support the construction of a new hospitality and culinary academy on the college campus. Read more

Overland Park soccer complex takes national stage

Jul 19, 2010 in Member News

National attention will focus on the Overland Park Soccer Complex as it hosts the US Youth Soccer National Championships. Read more

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