Member News

Member News
Members of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce have the following to share about company expansions, new products, employee promotions, new hires and other good news.

KidsTLC Names New CEO

Olathe, KS
02/16/2018 10:34 AM
Following a thorough executive search, KidsTLC Board of Directors unanimously agreed to hire Dr. Erin Dugan as CEO. Dr. Dugan currently serves as Assistant Superintendent for General Administration for the Olathe Public Schools where she plays a key district-wide leadership role. During her career, she has consistently focused on serving students with disabilities, facilitating specialized services for students with autism and supporting children and families struggling with mental health challenges. Among many civic leadership positions, Dr. Dugan served on KidsTLC’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee.... Read more

Spectrum Eyecare helps teachers stay healthy!

Overland Park, KS
02/05/2018 03:15 PM
Helping teachers stay healthy! Because of the exceptionally rough cold and flu season, Spectrum Eyecare of Overland Park is delivering tissue and hand sanitizers to area schools.
www.SpectrumEyecareofOP.com... Read more

KC's annual Web.Com Tour event renamed KC Golf Classic

Overland Park, KS
01/22/2018 12:33 PM
Kansas City's longstanding Tour event, at the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate has been renamed the KC Golf Classic.  The event will be held July 30th - August 5th, 2018.... Read more

Oliver Insurance hires Catherine Connor

Overland Park, KS
01/19/2018 11:24 AM
The Oliver Insurance Agency is pleased to announce that Catherine Connor has been hired as Service Team Manager.... Read more

Biotech education growing rapidly at KU Edwards Campus

Overland Park, KS
01/10/2018 02:17 PM
KU is expanding its role in filling Greater Kansas City’s need for biotechnology talent and local students’ interest in the field. The KU Edwards Campus (KUEC) in Overland Park launched the university’s undergraduate biotechnology program less than two years ago, is celebrating the opening of a new biotechnology laboratory this spring, and engages local professionals and high school students in interactive events.... Read more

KU Coding Boot Camp Graduates First Cohort

Overland Park, KS
12/21/2017 11:23 AM
Kansas City professionals learn in-demand web development and coding skills in 24 weeks.... Read more

The Freelance Exchange of Kansas City and freelance leader and advocate, Julie Cortés, honored with national awards

Kansas City, MO
12/14/2017 07:36 AM
The Freelance Exchange of Kansas City and its founder Julie Cortés, were honored with Stevie Awards for Women in Business... Read more

Blue Valley Dermatology opens in south Overland Park

Overland Park, KS
12/13/2017 03:48 PM
Residents of Overland Park in need of skin care won’t have far to go for quality treatment. Dr. Lauren Kyle has launched her own private dermatology practice located in south Overland Park. Blue Valley Dermatology is conveniently located on 159th & Highway 69 at BluHawk.... Read more

Dave White Receives Award from Bar Foundation

Kansas City, MO
12/12/2017 11:07 AM
Dave White recently received the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation’s President’s Award, which recognized his leadership of the Foundation's Military Matters project. .

White was a recipient in 2003 of the companion President’s Award from the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association for his leadership of the KCMBA lawyer referral program. His efforts exemplify the firm’s commitment to making sure that everyone has access to our legal system.... Read more

How Scents Can Alleviate Stress in Memory Loss

Overland Park, KS
11/10/2017 02:21 PM
The Sheridan at Overland Park offers award-winning aromatherapy program designed to help bring back elaborate memories for seniors living with Alzheimer's and dementia... Read more

Autumn Leaves of Overland Park Receives Deficiency-Free State Survey

Overland Park, KS
10/24/2017 12:54 PM
Overland Park's newest memory care community receives deficiency-free state survey.... Read more

Safely Discard Expired Medications at Saint Luke’s South Hospital

Overland Park, KS
10/06/2017 10:47 AM
Patients now have a secure way to dispose of their unused medications, thanks to a MedSafe container at Saint Luke’s South Hospital.... Read more

iLoveKickboxing announces partnership with BrightPink.org

Overland Park, Ks
10/02/2017 03:16 PM
Campaign Hopes to #HopeFightWin Through Global Fundraising and Educational Efforts

(Overland Park, Ks) In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, iLoveKickboxing, the growing fitness kickboxing franchise with more than 200+ locations nationwide, and BrightPink.org, are teaming up for a #HopeFightWin campaign.  The multi-level awareness and fundraising crusade launches October 1 with a limited edition merchandise collection and a BrightPink.org curated educational campaign on all ILKB national and local social media pages.... Read more

University of Kansas Health System Sports Medicine & Performance Center Extends Hours

Overland Park, KS
09/29/2017 10:42 AM
Beginning Friday, Sept. 29, The University of Kansas Health System Sports Medicine and Performance Center in Overland Park is offering extended hours and walk-in appointments. For athletes of all ages who experience a sports-related orthopedic injury after regular business hours, our expert staff will be able to provide immediate care.

When: Fridays, 5-10 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: 10730 Nall Ave., Suite 200, Overland Park, KS 66211 (located on the second floor)... Read more

Baker University and Software Guild coding camp offers free intro to Web development course

Overland Park, KS
09/26/2017 02:44 PM
Baker University has added a free online Introduction to Web Development course to its coding bootcamp. Through this course, students can evaluate whether a coding career is right for them and can prepare for the coding bootcamp experience. The self-paced and self-guided course covers Git, HTML, CSS and JavaScript and allows students to explore the field of computer coding without committing to a traditional program.... Read more

Baker University HR professionals prep course offered Fall 2017

Overland Park, KS
09/26/2017 02:40 PM
Baker University, in partnership with the Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM), offers an online preparation course for human resources certification exams this fall.... Read more

Baker University partners with national student success initiative

Overland Park, KS
09/26/2017 02:37 PM
Baker University and ACUE today announce a partnership to drive student success through effective instruction. The program launches in September when 40 educators begin a national certificate program in evidence-based teaching practices shown to increase student achievement and course completion.... Read more

KU Launches Data Analytics Boot Camp

Overland Park, KS
09/14/2017 04:08 PM
KU Professional & Continuing Education at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park has officially announced the new Data Analytics Boot Camp  a 24-week skills-development, non-degree program. The boot camp, designed for working professionals in the Kansas City area, teaches fundamental data science and analytics skills increasingly sought after in the data-driven digital economy. This launch comes at a time when the projected investment in data science is at an all-time high. Classes are in the evening and weekends, and the program features career services and support.... Read more

Office Pride Opens in Overland Park

 
08/10/2017 09:52 AM
Higher Quality, Trusted Commercial Cleaning Arrives in Johnson County

Overland Park Entrepreneurial Woman Launches Local Branch of
America’s Most Admired Commercial Cleaning Company... Read more

Bambou Salons to move in Downtown Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, KS
08/02/2017 04:54 PM
Kansas City based Bambou Salons & Spa in Downtown Overland will move from its current location to the former Overland Park State Bank at 7341 W 80th Street in Fall 2017.... Read more

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