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.

Shawnee Mission School District Hosts Dedication Ceremony for SMSD Aquatic Center

 
12/03/2019 03:48 PM
The Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD), in partnership with Johnson County Park & Recreation District (JCPRD) and the City of Lenexa, will host a Dedication Ceremony for the SMSD Aquatic Center.... Read more

Local Orthodontist Gives Back to Organization Where He Volunteered as a Teenager

Overland Park, KS
12/02/2019 01:47 PM
Dr. Paul Hechler of Hechler Orthodontics will be partnering with international nonprofit Smiles Change Lives (SCL) as a provider after volunteering with the organization as a teen.... Read more

Holiday Open House at the Riordan Clinic on Tuesday, December 10th

Overland Park, KS
11/23/2019 10:22 AM
Riordan Clinic Holiday Open House being held in Overland Park on Tuesday December 10th from 4-7 pm.... Read more

Panera Congratulates Newest Area Director and General Manager

Overland Park, KS
11/20/2019 10:17 AM
Panera Bread offers their warmest congratulations to Christina Weaver on her promotion to Area Director. Christina has worked for Panera for twelve years, most recently as General Manager of the College and King location in Overland Park. She will be taking on the Area Director role for five cafes spanning from Shawnee to St. Joseph.
We are also pleased to announce that Jessica Wignall will be moving into the role of General Manager of the College and King café and will continue to provide the Overland Park area with excellent food and customer service.
Congratulations ladies!... Read more

United Way Needs You! Get involved with funding review 2020.

Kansas City, MO
11/13/2019 12:55 PM
Volunteers needed to help decide how to fund Greater Kansas City... Read more

New hire, upcoming D.C. office will help OP firm grow its federal work

Overland Park, KS
10/29/2019 09:49 AM
Veracity Consulting welcomed 28-year industry veteran Chris Barr as its new vice president of federal operations, effective Oct. 21. Based in the Washington, D.C., area, Barr will lead P&L for the federal space for Veracity, and will soon lead a new “federal headquarters” for Veracity to complement the corporate headquarters at the company’s current Overland Park location.... Read more

Overland Park Regional Medical Center offering 3, free flu shot clinics

Overland Park, KS
10/08/2019 12:36 PM
Overland Park Regional Medical Center offering three FREE flu shot clinics on Saturday, October 26.... Read more

Infinitas Announces Annual Fall Business Forum

Overland Park, KS
09/17/2019 08:41 AM
Infinitas invites individuals, business owners, and executives to an informative event on emerging trends in business, finance and economics!... Read more

Riordan Clinic welcomes Gael Wheeler, DO to the team!

Overland Park, KS
09/06/2019 10:39 AM
The Riordan Clinic is pleased to announce that Dr. Gael Wheeler has joined our Overland Park team and will begin seeing patients on September 16, 2019.  Dr. Gael specializes in Integrative, Functional, Holistic, and Nutritional Medicine.... Read more

OAKWOOD WATERWALK NOW OPEN!

Overland Park, KS
08/19/2019 12:37 PM
Oakwood WaterWalk furnished Corporate Apartments and Unfurnished Apartments are Now Open!!! Come out and tour today!... Read more

Industry trailblazer joins local IT firm to help companies innovate before a tech investment is made

Overland Park, KS
08/13/2019 02:39 PM
To help businesses think through a new service or product or a change in direction, Veracity Consulting has hired Patrick Shore as Vice President of Innovation to launch a new service line designed to create value and spur growth by channeling the power of innovation and disruptive thinking.... Read more

Sean Harmon joins Harmon Construction as Project Manager

Olathe, KS
08/01/2019 02:57 PM
see summary below... Read more

CODE FOR A CAUSE DONATION PROGRAM - VOTING NOW OPEN

Overland Park, KS
07/03/2019 04:51 PM
The five finalists were selected by Lifted Logic’s team from over 100 submissions from the community. Each of the finalists received a free HD video shoot to help each organization express how they would benefit from a new website. These videos can be found on the official Lifted Logic Vimeo account.... Read more

Alzheimer's Association presents the 11th annual Stateline RivALZ game.

Kansas City, MO
06/13/2019 02:29 PM
The Alzheimer’s Association presents the 11th annual Stateline RivALZ game. Where two teams of women divided to reflect the Kansas vs Missouri rivalry compete in an annual flag football game to inspire fundraising, awareness and action in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.... Read more

University of Kansas Edwards Campus adds American Sign Language (ASL) bachelor’s degrees

Overland Park, KS
06/03/2019 03:07 PM
KU collaborates with Johnson County Community College to start one of the few ASL bachelor’s degree programs in the country at KU Edwards Campus beginning fall 2019.... Read more

Final Days to Nominate Your Favorite Non-Profit for Code for a Cause

Overland Park, KS
05/16/2019 11:30 AM
Lifted Logic, LLC, a web design company in Kansas City, announced the launch of their 2019 Code for a Cause program. Nominations are open to any nonprofit organization that possesses a valid 501(c)(3) and is headquartered within 50 miles of the Kansas City metro area. Nominations will be accepted through May 31st, 2019.

The Code for a Cause campaign highlights the benefits of up-to-date web design, functional code, and high-end photography and videography. Specifically, Lifted Logic strives to create a modern, functional online experience to help a nonprofit organization garner additional online traffic, increase awareness for its cause, and promote donations and events.... Read more

Independence School District Joins MCC in KU’s Degree in 3 Program: An Accelerated College Education Pathway

Overland Park, KS
05/08/2019 10:49 AM
Independence School District Superintendent Dale Herl, Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Kimberly Beatty and KUEC Vice Chancellor David Cook celebrate a proclamation of intent for a new Degree in 3 partnership on May 6 at the KU Edwards Campus. High school students in ISD can earn a bachelor’s degree from KU in only three years.... Read more

Which Wich Superior Sandwiches Overland Park Donates to Backpacks for Hunger

Overland Park, KS
04/30/2019 02:22 PM
Which Wich OP is donating one jar of peanut butter for every PB&J sold from April 23 to May 31, 2019 to Church of The Resurrection's Backpacks for Hunger Initiative.... Read more

Blue Valley Rec partners with JCPRD on Safety Campaign

Overland Park, KS
04/24/2019 03:36 PM
Blue Valley Recreation has teamed up with Johnson County Park & Recreation District on safety campaign.... Read more

60th Annual Abdallah Shrine Rodeo & Demolition Derby

Tonganoxie, KS
04/18/2019 03:53 PM
Abdallah Shrine to hold 60th Annual Abdallah Shrine Rodeo & Demolition Derby September 26-28, 2019... Read more

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