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.

Garver engineers assist local STEM students

Overland Park, KS
03/29/2017 03:35 PM
Engineers from two Garver offices - Overland Park and Kansas City - assisted students from Blue Valley Southwest High School in STEM activities, including a bridge building competition and a classroom re-design activity.... Read more

Volunteer in Downtown Overland Park

Overland Park, KS
01/19/2017 03:37 PM
The Downtown Overland Park Partnership is looking for volunteers to lend a hand at the Overland Park Farmers' Market and Downtown events.... Read more

Shawnee Mission Health Welcomed Record Number of Babies in 2016

Shawnee Mission, KS
01/09/2017 11:12 AM
Shawnee Mission Health Welcomed Record Number of Babies in 2016... Read more


Overland Park, KS
12/12/2016 11:08 AM
Integrity Home Care + Hospice announced that Erin Sullivan has been appointed as the new Vice President of Operations for their hourly divisions.... Read more

Tom Oltjen joins Equity Bank

Overland Park, KS
12/08/2016 10:08 AM
Tom Oltjen has joined Equity Bank as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer in Overland Park.... Read more

35th Annual Tiny Tim Holiday Fantasy Raises More Than $1 Million for B.E. Smith Children’s Center

Merriam, KS
11/23/2016 08:51 AM
This year’s sold-out event took place at the Overland Park Convention Center, with more than 1,200 guests in attendance to support the Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center and Early Learning Center.... Read more

Let The Restaurant Guide of Kansas City help find your holiday private party venue

Overland Park, KS
11/17/2016 11:07 AM
The Restaurant Guide of Kansas City has an online search to help your company find the perfect venue for your holiday party.  Click the link below to start your search.... Read more

Shawnee Mission Medical Center Earns Distinction for Supporting Breastfeeding Associates

Merriam, KS
11/14/2016 04:40 PM
Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) received a Gold Level Employer Support for Nursing Mothers Award from the Mother & Child Health Coalition and the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition.... Read more

Shawnee Mission Medical Center Awarded an "A" Fall 2016 Hospital Safety Grade

Merriam, KS
11/14/2016 01:21 PM
SMMC Earns Seventh Consecutive "A" Grade... Read more

Hearts at Home hires new director of marketing

Overland Park, KS
11/11/2016 04:01 PM
Hearts at Home Private Duty non-medical home care hired Beth Trimmer as Director of Marketing. Beth started her career in 1995 as the Membership Director of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce.... Read more

Valley View Bank collecting for Toys for Tots

Overland Park, KS
10/27/2016 02:45 PM
Toys for Tots collection campaign... Read more

Shawnee Mission Medical Center Earns Second Consecutive Five-Star Quality Rating from CMS’s Hospital Compare

Merriam, KS
10/24/2016 09:20 AM
Shawnee Mission Medical Center is the only Kansas City-area hospital to earn five stars... Read more

Blue Valley Recreation Announces Name of New Indoor Facility

Overland Park, KS
08/29/2016 12:54 PM
The Blue Valley Recreation Commission’s (BVRC) newest addition located at 143rd Street and 69 Highway has a name. Construction began last year on the north side of the Blue Valley School District’s Hilltop Campus. The indoor facility for fitness, dance, basketball, volleyball, and pickleball will be known as the Blue Valley Recreation Center at Hilltop. Because of the new facility’s name, the Commission will rename the existing Recreation Complex located on 137th Street to the Sports Complex.... Read more

Tyler Ramaekers Joins A.L. Huber General Contractor as Project Manager

Overland Park, KS
08/26/2016 01:24 PM
Tyler Ramaekers, LEED AP, has joined A.L. Huber General Contractor as a project manager.... Read more

Blue Valley Rec Hires Lockard for Fitness Position

Overland Park, KS
07/18/2016 10:12 AM
In preparation for opening a new indoor recreation facility later this year, Blue Valley Recreation Commission hired Adam Lockard as the facility’s second full-time employee. Lockard is poised to serve as the assistant facility supervisor and fitness coordinator. The new facility, being built at the Blue Valley School District’s Hilltop Campus, will house an indoor walk/run track, sports courts, dance studios, and fitness programs.... Read more

Baker University offering new discount to State of Kansas employees!

Overland Park, KS
06/23/2016 03:01 PM
Baker University has partnered with the state of Kansas to offer tuition discounts to state employees and their dependents.... Read more

Blue Valley Recreation Tabs Goin to Lead New Facility

Overland Park, KS
04/26/2016 08:52 AM
Blue Valley Recreation Commission named Jason Goin as the facility supervisor for the new indoor recreation facility being built at the Blue Valley School District’s Hilltop Campus. Most recently, Goin served as the director of the Spring Hill Recreation Commission. Goin officially began his duties in late March as the facility is scheduled to open this fall.... Read more

Two from Blue Valley Recreation Receive State Awards

Overland Park, KS
04/06/2016 11:06 AM
Blue Valley Recreation Commission was honored by the Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA). Former commissioner Lou Wade and current staff member Jim Chladek were recognized as distinguished professionals.... Read more

Menorah Medical Center to offer cancer clinical research trials

Overland Park, KS
03/30/2016 12:03 PM
Menorah Medical Center will serve as an initial research site where Sarah Cannon clinical trails will be conducted in coming weeks as part of an expanded cancer collaboration between HCA Midwest Health and Sarah Cannon, the global cancer institute of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).... Read more

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