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OVERLAND PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 2020 Census is coming, and everyone counts!

In 2020, our nation will conduct the once-a-decade census, with the goal of counting every person in the United States once, only once and in the right place.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Governors Kelly & Parson Sign Historic Agreement

Governors from both Kansas and Missouri, along with State and local elected officials from both sides of the State line, gathered at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas to celebrate the signing of a historic agreement to put a stop to the so called “border war” over economic development business attraction policies that have lured jobs back and forth along the Kansas and Missouri borders for the past decade.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber & Kauffman Partner on Workforce Readiness Survey

The Leawood Chamber and Economic Development Council are working with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and K-12 school superintendents to increase the local talent pipeline - and we’re asking for your input.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Active Development Projects in Leawood Receive Recommendation for Final Plan Approval

The Planning Commission has recommended approval of the Final Plan for Three Hallbrook Place, a four-story 120,000+ square foot office building to be constructed on an 8.46 acre tract located at the south-east corner of College Boulevard and State Line Road.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: AdventHealth Grows Partnership with Ganassi Racing

AdventHealth, one of the nation’s largest faith-based health systems, will expand its relationship with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) and team up with Kyle Larson on the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for the 2019 Monster Energy Open, as the team looks to earn a spot in the Monster Energy All-Star Race.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Save the Date - Annual Rummage Sale at Church of the Resurrection

United Methodist Women at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood will host their annual Rummage Sale July 19-20.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: MBB Agency Acquires Motion Design Company, Burley Studios

MBB Agency has announced that they have joined forces with Wichita-based company, Burley Studios, a motion design and full-service production company.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Leawood Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Leawood Historic Commission to Dedicate Historic Plaque

The Leawood Historic Commission and the owners of Leawood Shops will dedicate a bronze plaque on Thursday, May 9th at 6:00 pm on site at Somerset & Lee Boulevard. The plaque commemorates the importance of the shops to the early residents of Leawood.

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: Leawood Fire Department Asks for Public Input on 5 Year Strategic Plan

The Leawood Fire Department is internationally accredited with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International by the Center for Public Safety Excellence, earning this honor in August 2015.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Prairiefire Final Phase to Include Ice Rink

Prairiefire is getting an outdoor ice rink as part of the final phase of development.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber Tip: Be Our Featured Member!

The opportunity to be the "Featured Member" on the Chamber’s web site and in our e-newsletter is available to every Chamber Member. It is a FREE service, and one of your Member benefits.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Bank of Blue Valley Announces Merger

The parent companies of each bank, Heartland Financial USA (Morril & Jones Bank) and Blue Valley Ban Corp (Bank of Blue Valley) have entered into a merger agreement by which BVBC will be acquired by Heartland.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Beat Bobby Flay Winner Appointed as New Executive Chef at the OP Convention Center

Overland Park, Kan. (Jan. 8, 2019)— The Overland Park Convention Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Freeman as the venue’s new executive chef.

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