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.

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

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

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