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.

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

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, 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 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

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

Johnson County Government seeks business partners

Olathe, KS
07/27/2017 10:36 AM
There are literally thousands of business opportunities within Johnson County Government each year. Because county leaders are interested in providing the best products and services possible for Johnson County residents, they are also very interested in increasing the pool of vendors that do business with the county.... Read more

Super Doctor® James Mirable, M.D., FACOG, Celebrates 25 Years of Serving Patients

Overland Park, KS
07/25/2017 04:29 PM
James Mirabile, M.D., FACOG celebrates 25 years of serving Kansas City area patients.... Read more

Garver named a Zweig "Best Firm"

Overland Park, KS
07/25/2017 11:37 AM
Garver has been named a Zweig "Best Firm to Work For" for the fourth consecutive year.... Read more

Inside Look at The Birth Place at Olathe Medical Center

Olathe, KS
07/20/2017 03:52 PM
Olathe Medical Center (OMC), a part of Olathe Health, is a five-story acute care medical center located in Olathe, Kansas. HMN partnered with OMC to design a new, 105,000 SF four-story obstetrics wing, called The Birth Place, with a level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Birth Place opened their doors to the public on Wednesday, May 24, and will deliver enhanced obstetric services in a new luxury like hotel environment.... Read more

Saint Luke’s South Hospital Recognized as Leader in Maternity Best Practices

Overland Park, KS
07/18/2017 12:51 PM
Saint Luke’s South Hospital in Overland Park, Kansas, has received High 5 for Mom & Baby recognition for its integration of best practices for breastfeeding and bonding between mothers and newborns as part of its maternity care program.

The High 5 program, initiated, funded and provided by the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, is founded on key practices crucial to a successful breastfeeding experience.... Read more

Garver's Stodola named NSPE Fellow

Kansas City, Mo
06/22/2017 02:49 PM
Garver Project Manager Adam Stodola has been named a Fellow of the National Society of Professional Engineers, one of the highest honors given to a member of the organization that was founded in 1934.... Read more

Founder of APEX Career Services, Interviews with 98.1 KMBZ FM

Overland Park, KS
06/01/2017 05:52 PM
Nadine Franz, Founder of APEX Career Services, was recently featured in a morning news segment on 98.1 FM KMBZ in Kansas City. The segment was titled “Landing the Big Gig”. Nadine presented her unique and honest takes for job seekers looking to land their next job. Nadine was featured in the segment which also featured Kansas City native Josh Earnest who was White House press secretary under President Barack Obama, as well as General Manager Dayton Moore of the Kansas City Royals.... Read more

Henkhaus named Member of the Year by local WTS chapter

Overland Park, KS
05/02/2017 09:33 AM
Garver's Rachel Henkhaus was named recently Member of the Year by the Greater Kansas City chapter of Women's Transportation Seminar. Garver, which has offices in Overland Park, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri, was named the chapter's Employer of the Year.... Read more

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