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Industry Veteran William Greiner, CFA, to Serve as Chief Investment Strategist of Mariner Holdings

08/27/2014 – Following Greiner's move, Mark Caplinger, CFA, joins Mariner Wealth Advisors as new CIO...

Even Small Research Efforts Can Lead to Valuable Insight

08/27/2014 – Firms of all sizes can benefit from client-focused research and the right research guide....

Chamber Office Closed on Monday for Labor Day

08/27/2014 – Travel safely and if you're staying in town, check out our Special Offers from Members online!...

Trunk or Treat Won't Be Successful Without YOU

08/26/2014 – Trunk or Treat participants needed for Freaky Fall Fest on October 10, 5:00-9:00pm...

Bicknell of Mariner Wealth Advisors #2 on Barron’s Top 100 List of Independent Wealth Advisors

08/26/2014 – 2014 marks the fifth consecutive year Bicknell ranked within Barron's Top Ten independent advisors...

New facilities at Avila University bring state-of-the-art learning opportunities to Kansas City

08/26/2014 – Additions of facilities provide students top-notch learning environment...

Villa Milano ~ Welcome to Luxury

08/25/2014 – Now Leasing - New Apartment and Townhome Community...

It's Time for Socks in September! Share a Simple Comfort with Those in Need.

08/22/2014 – Eight years and counting, Davidson Promotional Products continues to collect socks for the needy....

Menorah Medical Center Receives Platinum Award from National Cardiovascular Data Registry

08/19/2014 – Award recognizes hospital's commitment to higher standard of care for heart attack patients....

Members Named Among American Marketing Association-Kansas City Board of Directors

08/19/2014 – AMA-KC names 12 to governing board for 2014-15....

Baker University to Host Career Enhancement Workshop at Overland Park Campus

08/19/2014 – Baker University is hosting a free resume writing and interviewing skills workshop on Tues, Sept. 23...

Member Created Trophy for The Best Margarita In Kansas City

08/18/2014 – All Star Awards creates Margarita Wars winner trophy....

Happy 100th Birthday to Our Friends at the Jewish Community Center!

08/15/2014 – The JCC has welcomed people of all walks of life through its doors since 1914....

Blue Valley Educational Foundation Breakfast

08/14/2014 – Hear Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Tom Trigg, give Blue Valley's State of the District address....

Official Ward 3 Council Vacancy Notice Has Been Posted

08/13/2014 – Residents of Leawood's Ward 3 can now apply for this vacant council position....

Great Getaway to Alaska

08/12/2014 – Meredith and Damien Martin of Great Getaways Travel share their Alaska Un-Cruise Adventure stories....

James Mirabile, MD Appointed to SottoPelle® Hormone Replacement Therapy Advisory Board

08/12/2014 – Top team of medical and business experts join SottoPelle® to help advance Pellet Therapy mainstream....

Leawood Moms Start "pop-up" Marketplace Chick Events

08/12/2014 – Two Leawood women expand their event business to include the Handmade & Vintage Chick Event...

Welcome Aboard to Our New Members in July!

08/08/2014 – Thank you for choosing the Leawood Chamber!...

Fundraising summit features world-renowned expert and a panel of legendary KC philanthropists

08/08/2014 – Adrian Sargeant, Ph.D., a leading authority on nonprofit philanthropy, will be featured speaker...

Free Textbooks and Application from Baker University

08/08/2014 – Baker University is offering free applications and textbooks for new students in August....

Acti-Kare Helping Children in Need

08/06/2014 – Acti-Kare Reponsive In-Home Care offers childcare for children with special needs....

Doc+Ink’s Sticky Fingers Project-Toddlers Love Glue and What it Can DO!

08/06/2014 – A Fundraiser benefiting Head Start of Shawnee...

Heartland Habitat for Humanity moves Development Staff Offices

08/04/2014 – The Development Staff of Heartland Habitat for Humanity has moved to offices in Johnson County....

Menorah Medical Center Opens Surgical Weight Loss Institute of Kansas City

08/04/2014 – Morbidly obese individuals can now receive comprehensive, sustainable approach to weight loss....

Members Come Together to Learn About the Chamber and Find Connections

08/04/2014 – Small group workshops make it easy to connect!...

Mariner Holdings Now Supports Clients’ Investment Banking Needs

08/03/2014 – Allied Business Group joins Mariner Holdings...

It’s Primary Election Time - Your Vote DOES matter!

08/01/2014 – New voter resources are available to help you be more informed....

Headquartered in Leawood, CrossFirst Bank Celebrates $1 billion in Assets

08/01/2014 – Seven-year-old bank hits a billion by "Serving People in Extraordinary Ways"...

Happy CHAMBER Birthday!

07/31/2014 – Whether celebrating your first Chamber birthday, or your 15th, we appreciate you!...

National Real Estate Expert and Author to Speak at Villa Ventura Senior Living

07/31/2014 – National real estate expert to share facts and insights on seniors downsizing and selling home....

Changes to Leawood Chamber Bylaws

07/29/2014 – Update for requirements to serve as Board Chair & certified audit of financials....

Anthem Publishing, Inc. tabs Allyson Ellis as Senior Account Executive

07/28/2014 – Anthem Publishing, Inc. announces the addition of Allyson Ellis as Senior Account Executive....

Degree in 3 Adds Olathe School District to partnership

07/24/2014 – Colleges, districts collaborate to offer degree in three years...

“Around the World” Street Fair Comes to Park Place, July 26

07/22/2014 – Enjoy a night of festivities, fashion, food and fun from around the world at Paint the Night 2014....

Two Saint Luke’s Hospitals Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

07/21/2014 – Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital are on its best hospital list for 2014....

City Councilman Robinett Resigns Leaving Open Ward 3 Seat

07/20/2014 – Ward 3 residents can apply to fill the seat starting in early August....

Leawood Chamber joins Twitter!

07/18/2014 – Follow us for news, events, tips and more!...

Johnson County Meals on Wheels Needs YOUR Help!

07/18/2014 – Deliver meals to home bound seniors in Johnson County during your lunch hour....

SMEF 2014 Fall Breakfast

07/17/2014 – SMEF joins with SMSD to celebrate district successes and presents the State of the District Address....

KCP&L Phone Scam Still Targeting Area Businesses

07/17/2014 – Chamber member warns others, after experiencing this small business scam this month....

Members Come Together to Learn About the Chamber and Find Connections

07/17/2014 – Small group workshops make it easy to connect!...

Mariner Wealth Advisors Welcomes Kevin W. Corbett

07/16/2014 – Serving as senior vice president of wealth management, Corbett will support partner firm initiatives...

SMEF Announces New Officers and Board Members

07/15/2014 – Shawnee Mission Education Foundation announces new board officers and new members....

New Programs for Fall 2014 at the KU Edwards Campus

07/08/2014 – Professionals have five new opportunities for higher education at the KU Edwards Campus this fall....

Website Security

07/08/2014 – Your Web Apps are Vulnerable to Attack -- Get Expert Guidance...

Lifestyle Publications Launches Several New Publications

07/07/2014 – Inspired by community, 18 Lifestyle Publications reach across the country after only five years....

Aligning Your Team in Today's Challenging Times

07/07/2014 – A Leadership Essentials Workshop from Saint Luke's LIFEWISE EAP program...

Shawnee Mission Primary Care Opens New Location in Leawood

07/07/2014 – Seventh Johnson County Location Opened July 1...

Office Products Alliance Acquires Basic Business Products

07/03/2014 – Office Products Alliance announced the acquisition of Basic Business Products....

A.L. Huber General Contractor Hires Director of Estimating

07/03/2014 – Casey McBride Hired as Director of Estimating & Pre-Construction....

Cyber Crime

07/02/2014 – Report Shows Espionage Is Fastest Growing Motive for Cyber Crime...

New Partner For New You Health Studio

07/01/2014 – Integrated Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Functional Medicine...

Changing lives through SAFEHOME

07/01/2014 – SAFEHOME's mission is to break the cycle of domestic violence....

Blue Chip Cookies Welcomes New Owners

07/01/2014 – Blue Chip Cookies says goodbye to some old friends and welcomes new owners...

Welcome to Our New Members in June!

06/30/2014 – Thank you for making the Leawood Chamber a part of your business plan!...

Independence Day Celebrations

06/30/2014 – Two of the area's best Fourth of July parties...

Proposed “Open Carry” Rules & Signage for Kansas Released

06/30/2014 – New law requires the Kansas Attorney General to create signs...

Chamber Office Closed for the Holiday -- God Bless the USA!

06/30/2014 – Leawood Chamber office will be closed July 4th...

P.F. Chang's Breach Began in 2013

06/27/2014 – P.F. Chang's breach began in 2013 and went on for nearly nine months!...

Tips for Hosting a Successful Networking Event

06/26/2014 – How Carla McCormally of National Bank of Kansas City created value....

Leawood Chamber Among Top Ten Area Chambers Again This Year

06/26/2014 – KC Business Journal ranks area Chambers of Commerce by membership size....

KC Magazine Wins Media Mix’s Print Publication of the Year Award

06/26/2014 – KC Magazine has been selected by its peers in Media Mix as the 2014 Print Publication of the Year....

Shoppers and Businesses Help Support City Services

06/25/2014 – Leawood retailers collected $6.788 million dollars in sales taxes in 2013....

Little Free Library

06/23/2014 – Chamber responds to Little Free Library controversy....

New Certificate at KU Edwards Campus

06/19/2014 – KU Edwards Campus will launch Global and International Studies graduate certificate this fall....

Life Re-imagined: A Symposium on the Second Half of Life

06/18/2014 – Local organizations come together for a community event on living longer and happier....

Please Note Chamber's Summer Office Hours through August 15th

06/18/2014 – Chamber office will be closed on Friday afternoons and expand hours Monday through Thursday....

"A Taste of Leawood" Recognizes Three Restaurants - Though It Wasn't Easy to Pick Just Three!

06/18/2014 – Fabulous food and weather drew nearly 600 food lovers to the Chamber's annual restaurant showcase....

Generous Sponsors and Volunteers Bring "A Taste of Leawood" to Life!

06/17/2014 – Our gratitude goes out to so many who share their time and treasure to ensure TOL success!...

Leawood City Council Updates -- June 16, 2014

06/17/2014 – Progress reports about New Dog Park, the 123rd & Mission Road Trail and Ironwood Park Upgrades....

Walmart "Made In the USA" Event Filled to Capacity

06/16/2014 – Walmart Corporation will host first ever "Made in the USA Open Call" Event for suppliers....

SAFEHOME Launches Pet Shelter Campaign

06/16/2014 – SAFEHOME launched a campaign to support construction of a pet shelter to help abuse victims....

A Taste of Leawood this Saturday

06/12/2014 – The forecast looks good for this year’s premier Leawood event and tickets are selling fast!...

A Bachelor’s Degree in 3 – Can it Be?

06/12/2014 – Learn more about this exciting new IT program designed to address growing workforce needs....

Meet Bryan Farwell -- Chamber Board of Directors

06/11/2014 – Wealth advisor for BMO Harris Bank, Farwell shares time and treasure with many in the community....

Poolside Cookout and Dance Party at The Athletic Club.

06/11/2014 – Stop by this Friday, June 13th from 5:30-8:30 pm at 10440 Marty Street, Overland Park, KS 66212...

Bukaty Companies Recognized by Kansas Department of Commerce

06/10/2014 – Congratulations to this Chamber member for business excellence award!...

Welcome to Our New Members in May!

06/05/2014 – Thank you for making the Leawood Chamber a part of your business plan....

K-TAGS are now FREE!

06/04/2014 – Save time and 15% on tolls when using the Kansas Turnpike....

North Leawood Large Item Recirculation Day-June 6-7

06/03/2014 – Help that couch, other furniture or appliance find a new home and avoid ending up in the landfill!...

Survey Finds Mobile Technologies Saving U.S. Small Businesses More Than $65 Billion a Year

06/03/2014 – AT&T and Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council studied 14 metro markets, including Kansas City....

Camelot Court CID Plan Approved

06/03/2014 – Compromise agreement will allow project to move forward....

Alex’s Lemonade Stand National Days

05/30/2014 – Young Local Volunteer To Host Alex's Lemonade stand during National Lemonade Days...

Shop. Pamper. Treat yourself at the "Just for Her" Event This Weekend at OP Convention Center

05/29/2014 – And look for fellow Chamber member booths while you're there!...

Congratulations to Members Who Celebrated Ribbon Cuttings and Grand Openings in May

05/29/2014 – And thanks to our May Morning Mingling and After Hours Hosts too!...

Overland Park Convention Center and Aramark Contribute to JCCC Scholarship Fund

05/28/2014 – For the past twelve years OPCC has been supporting JCCC Hospitality Management program....

801 Fish Oyster Hour

05/23/2014 – Love Oysters? See the oyster-lovers dream deal under Special Offers tab!...

Meet Dr. Al Hanna - Advisory Director of Leawood Chamber Board

05/21/2014 – A 30-year veteran of Blue Valley Schools, Dr. Hanna shares time with the business community too...

See What's New at Country Club of Leawood

05/21/2014 – Country Club of Leawood, formerly Leawood South Country Club. Newly remodeled facility!...

Chamber Office Closed May 26th in Honor of Memorial Day

05/21/2014 – Honor America's Fallen Patriots, Relax, Celebrate and Travel Safely!...

MBB Profiled in Capitol One’s National Small Business Campaign

05/21/2014 – Capitol One filmmakers traveling America in search of great small business stories....

Retired USMC & Respected Author, General Anthony Zinni to Speak at Villa Ventura

05/20/2014 – Retired Marine Corps General and Noted Author to Speak on Leadership at Villa Ventura Senior Living...

Summer Sounds in the Park

05/19/2014 – Park Place's summer concert series featuring your favorite hits from 70's through today....

Tax Incentives – Encouraging / Discouraging Behavior for over 100 years.

05/15/2014 – A closer look at this issue reveals that tax incentives are ingrained in most of our lives....

"2014 Best of Leawood" Awards NOT Affiliated With Leawood Chamber

05/14/2014 – Recognition Awarding Program is NOT a Leawood Chamber sponsored award!...

B2B Cookie Winner!

05/12/2014 – Damien Martin with Great Getaways Travel wins delicious Blue Chip Cookies by attending Chamber event...

Red Door Grill Woodfire Kitchen & Bar New Lunch Menu

05/12/2014 – Eight yummy new ideas for lunch that won't weigh you or your pocketbook down!...

McAuley & Crandall Hires New Administrative Assistant

05/09/2014 – Hadyn Thomas started with M&C in the Spring of 2014 during the tax season rush....

KC Magazine Now Accepting Nominations for Design Excellence Awards

05/08/2014 – Nominations accepted at http://www.thisiskc.com/design-excellence-awards-entry through June 1....

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