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Wednesday, December 13, 2017Workshops & Seminars

Virtual Baker University Information Meeting

Overland Park Free Information Meeting

Come learn about Baker's working adult specific programs offered both on campus in Overland Park and online!


When:
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
RSVP to business.programs@bakeru.edu for login information
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Thursday, December 14, 2017Holidays

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

When:
Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:

Aesthetic Surgical Arts, Mia Bella Donna Medspa & Joseph C. Camarata, MD., DMD
Southridge Medical Building
12541 Foster Street, Suite #330
Overland Park, KS 66213 

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Monday, December 18, 2017Workshops & Seminars

Effective Supervisory Skills

As a supervisor, you are asked to empower your workforce using a team approach for greater productivity. Learn how to provide leadership for groups and hold them accountable for their own productivity, how to involve employees in their own appraisals, and strategies for training new employees. Fee: $195 (enter Promo code SBDC for $5 discount)

When:
Monday, December 18, 2017 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Kansas Small Business Development Center
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210
For More Info:
(913) 469-3878
www.jccc.edu/ksbdc

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Sunday, December 31, 2017Holidays

New Years Eve Party at the Ritz Charles

Come join us for our annual New Years Eve celebration!

Live music by One Night Stand

Champagne toast at midnight

30$ per person

80$ ticket includes late night appetizers and an open bar.

Book your ticket now to lock in price.

Ticket price will increase after December 15


When:
from Sunday, December 31, 2017 8:00 PM
thru Monday, January 01, 2018 1:00 AM
Where:

Ritz Charles Overland Park
9000 West 137th Street
Overland Park, KS 66221 

 
For More Info:
Kellie
913-685-2600
ritzadmin@ritzcharlesop.com

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018Luncheon

JCCC Lunch Event - Networking: More than Collecting Business

Join us for lunch with Alana Muller, author of Coffee Lunch Coffee – A Practical Field Guide for Mastering Networking, who will offer practical advice on how to formulate a strategic mindset around networking while creating a game plan to get out there and connect. BONUS: We will all make a bunch of new friends!

Pre-registration required at ce.jccc.edu. $25 including lunch.


When:
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Johnson County Community College

Regnier Center

12345 College Blvd

Overland Park, KS 66210

   

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018Workshops & Seminars

ForwardOP Workshop: Imagine Tomorrow Workshop

Mark your calendars now for the Imagine Tomorrow Workshop! On January 30, 2018 Forward OP invites anyone who lives, works, learns, worships or plays in OP to attend the Imagine Tomorrow Workshop to share ideas for the future of Overland Park. Attendees will be treated to a keynote address from Peter Kageyama (link to ). Peter is best-known for his books “For the Love of Cities” and “Love Where You Live”. Following Peter’s presentation, participants will have the opportunity to work in small groups to think about and provide ideas about the future of Overland Park. This will be a truly unique event for the community that you won’t want to miss!

RSVP at http://forwardop.org/save-the-date-imagine-tomorrow/

Forward OP is a process to develop a community vision and strategic plan that will outline a path of continued success for the next 20-25 years.


When:
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 7:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:
Overland Park Convention Center
6000 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS  66211

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018Conference

Technology at the Limits of Comprehension

Today’s technological systems have become so complicated that even those who design them sometimes don’t fully understand how they work anymore. Join us for a lecture on grappling with our new world of incomprehensible technologies, followed by a Q&A.

Samuel Arbesman is a complexity scientist, whose work focuses on the nature of scientific and technological change. He is currently Scientist in Residence at Lux Capital, a venture capital firm focused on ideas at the frontier of science and technology. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Boulder and Research Fellow at the Long Now Foundation.

Arbesman’s training is in complexity science, computational biology, and applied mathematics. His scientific research has been cited widely and has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. His essays about science, mathematics, and technology have appeared in such places as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Wired, where he was previously a contributing writer, and he has been featured in The Best Writing on Mathematics 2010. Arbesman is the author of two award-winning books.

Previously, Arbesman was a Senior Scholar at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and a Research Fellow in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. He completed a PhD in computational biology at Cornell University in 2008, and earned a BA in computer science and biology at Brandeis University in 2004.


When:
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:

Johnson County Library - Central Resource
9875 W. 87th St.
Overland Park, KS 66212

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018Workshops & Seminars

The KC Pet Project Story

The non-profit KC Pet Project formed in response to a Request for Proposal from the city of Kansas City, MO. Brent Toellner and KC Pet Project staff will tell their story and respond to questions about the process and their experiences of building an organization from scratch to meet a community need; where they’ve been, where they are now, and where they hope to go.

When:
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:

Johnson County Library - Central Resource
9875 W. 87th St.
Overland Park, KS 66212

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018Workshops & Seminars

Pit Bulls as Targets of Breed Specific Legislation

Join Bronwen Dickey, author of Pit Bull: the Battle Over and American Icon, in conversation with Brent Toellner of KC Pet Project. This book is about so much more than dogs. "Animals in deprived areas can easily be affected by the same cycles of desperation, poverty, and violence that plague their human caretakers." There will be time for Q&A after the program.

When:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Johnson County Library - Central Resource
9875 W. 87th St.
Overland Park, KS 66212 
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Thursday, March 01, 2018Fundraiser

Boy Scouts of America Annual Patron Luncheon

Boy Scouts of America Annual Patron Luncheon
Local businesses and individuals are invited to host a table at the annual business luncheon for Boy Scouts of America. The guest speaker is retired United States NAVY Surgeon and NASA Astronaut, Jerry Linenger. Table Sponsorships begin at $2,500 and individual seats at $250.

When:
Thursday, March 01, 2018 11:30 AM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Grand Ballroom at Kansas City Convention Center

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