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LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Looking for new ways to promote your organization in 2019?

If you’ve ever attended a Leawood Chamber event, you’ve heard us thank our Annual Sponsors for their support throughout the year.

HUTCHINGSON / RENO COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Tickets Now on Sale for the 2019 Chamber Annual Meeting featuring Justin Skeesuck & Patrick Gray

The Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce announced today that tickets are on sale now to attend the 2019 Chamber Annual Meeting held at the Hutchinson Sports Arena on Monday, February 11, 2019.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: City Council Gives Preliminary Plan Approval for Mixed Use Development on 135th Street

By a vote of 7-1, Monday night, the Leawood City Council gave Preliminary Plan approval to a new mixed-use development located south of 135th Street and west of Kenneth Road.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: St. Joseph Medical Center Celebrates Opening of Senior Behavioral Health Center

The $1.6 million center opened in October and provides personalized care for adults over 55 years of age experiencing acute behavioral symptoms associated with dementia and/or a mental health condition including: bi-polar disorder, anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Let Us Spotlight Your Business!

The opportunity to be the "Featured Member" on the Chamber’s web site and in our e-newsletter is available to every Chamber Member.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Leawood Named 8th Safest City in Kansas

SafeWise, a professional review and comparison website, releases up-to-date Safest Cities rankings for each state, providing a comprehensive assessment of the general safety in each city.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Enterprise Bank & Trust Promotes Leawood Chamber Ambassador, Jessica Nollett

Jessica Nollett has recently been promoted to Vice President, Business Banker Team Lead, at Enterprise Bank & Trust. She is responsible for leading and coaching a team of bankers in their efforts to grow business in the greater Kansas City area.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Diamonds Direct opens Leawood showroom

Diamonds Direct, a direct diamond importer and leading U.S. independent jewelry retailer, has opened its newest showroom location in Leawood.

These 2-year schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in Kansas

Allen County Community College have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates among two-year schools in Kansas, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Shawnee Mission Health Part of a 2018 Most Wired Health System

MERRIAM, Kan.– The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has named Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Shawnee Mission Health, a recipient of its 2018 Most Wired award, based on the results of HealthCare’s Most Wired survey.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Three Months of Free Office Space for Start-Ups

The program, called Jumpstart, gives startups three months of free office space at Edison Spaces.

College wrestling earned $3.2 million for Kansas schools in 2016

Newman University wrestling brought in $16,236 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Kansas that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Overland Park 71% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Overland Park is $146.24, 71 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Kansas’ population rose 0.03% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Kansas’s population increased by 816, or 0.03 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Bethany College has most student athletes in Kansas

Bethany College ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Kansas Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

Kansas building permits: September 2018

Kansas issued 766 building permits for privately owned housing during September, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Kansas Sears store to close in March

A Sears store in Kansas will close its doors in March as part of the parent company’s restructuring plans, Sears Holdings Corp. said this week.

Kansas has second highest home vacancy rate in nation

Kansas posted the second highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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