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LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: CEO of AdamsGabbert Appointed Chair of Make-A-Wish Missouri & Kansas Governing Board

Denise Kruse, CEO and owner of AdamsGabbert, has been appointed as Chair of the Make-A-Wish Missouri & Kansas Governing Board. Kruse succeeds David Putz who recently resigned after serving four years with the local chapter and helped grant over 419 wishes last year.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: HCA Midwest Health Names Phil Buttell as CEO of Menorah Medical Center

HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider, has named Phil Buttell as chief executive officer of Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park.

HUTCHINGSON / RENO COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Archer & Co receives Small Business Award

Archer & Co. originated in 2004 as the home-based business Red Zebra, with Archer Jarrett as it sole employee, hiring an additional stylist the following year.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Rita Jan Joins Douglas L. Freeman, CPA, LLC

Doug Freeman, CPA announced the hiring of their newest associate, Rita Jan, CPA.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: AdventHealth Home Care Shawnee Mission Earns 2018 SHPBest™ “Superior Performer” Patient Satisfaction Award

AdventHealth Home Care Shawnee Mission has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20 percent of all eligible SHP clients for the 2018 calendar year.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber President Jeffries Honored

Leawood Chamber President Kevin Jeffries was honored by the Leawood City Council on June 3 for his 20 years of service to the community.

HUTCHINGSON / RENO COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Western Supply Receives Small Business Award

Western Supply was established in 1949 by Jack Martin’s dad, Willis Martin, and two other parties.

Analysis: Sedgwick County posts 284th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,172 properties in Sedgwick County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 284th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Topeka area posts 146th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,178 properties in the Topeka area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 146th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Kansas posts 9th lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,794 properties in Kansas started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 42nd highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

HUTCHINGSON / RENO COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: ContainerCraft Receives Small Business Award

Brian Archer, as a freshman in college, began working for Burgess Manufacturing in 1969 and after graduating college went into teaching for four years.

HUTCHINGSON / RENO COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Ely's Kawasaki Receives Small Business Award

The business originally began with Darrell’s grandpa, Gene, who started the business in a gas station in Inman.

Analysis: zip code 66101 in Kansas City has 62nd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 66101 zip code area was 439 in the third quarter of 2018, a 25-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chairman Eilert Delivers 2019 State of the County Address

Johnson County, Kansas (March 26, 2019) At a new location in the Olathe Conference Center on March 26, Chairman Ed Eilert’s message during the State of the County address focused on all of the important work being done to Build Strong Communities.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Mike White with Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes Honored

Michael T. White, shareholder with Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, was recently named the 2019 Baron of the Boardroom by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Rouse Frets Helping to Move KCI Airport Project Forward

The Kansas City City Council, upon the recommendation of the KCI Airport Committee members, voted in favor of an ordinance approving agreements with the developer Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate, which will facilitate the construction of a new airport.

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