MNU Awarded $2 Million Mabee Foundation Challenge Grant

MidAmerica Nazarene University announced the award of a $2 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation toward the construction of a new athletic stadium and several athletic facility upgrades. The project is the third phase of capital improvements in the Bright Futures campaign which so far has raised nearly $27 million in… Read more »

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Ranked Fourth Best Large Community Hospital on Fortune/Merative Top 100 Hospitals List

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission has been ranked as the fourth best large community hospital in the U.S. by the 2022 Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals® list. This is the sixth time AdventHealth Shawnee Mission has been recognized on the annual list published by Fortune. Merative, a data, analytics and technology partner for the health industry, has identified the top… Read more »

Attorney Maria Drouhard Joins Foulston’s Kansas City Office

Associate attorney Maria Drouhard has joined law firm Foulston Siefkin LLP’s employment and litigation practice group. She is based in the firm’s Overland Park office, where she works with clients in the areas of commercial disputes and employment. Prior to Foulston, Drouhard gained experience in the judicial system as a law clerk for the Hon…. Read more »

Chambers USA 2022 awards Foulston Siefkin top rankings

Foulston Siefkin LLP and its attorneys have again received top-tier rankings in the London-based Chambers USA 2022 Guide. Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms in all states across the U.S. using independent research. Leading law firms and individual lawyers are ranked based on the quality of technical legal ability, client service, depth… Read more »

Multiple Benton House communities receive national recognition

Multiple local Benton House communities were recently awarded with a US News and World Report “Best Assisted Living” and/or “Best Memory Care” award. Four local communities were recognized, but the company had 20 communities honored overall. The award was based on recent resident and family satisfaction surveys. Over 3,000 communities participated nationally, with the top… Read more »

Creek Named Chief People Officer for AdventHealth Mid-America Region

AdventHealth recently named Gina Creek as chief people officer for the Mid-America Region. In her new role, Creek will lead human resources at AdventHealth’s hospitals and clinics in Kansas and Wisconsin, including AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, AdventHealth South Overland Park, AdventHealth Ottawa and AdventHealth Durand. Creek has been with AdventHealth since 2011, having first worked in… Read more »

Smithfield Foods, Lineage Logistics unveil fully-automated, next-gen distribution center

New state-of-the-art facility in Olathe, Kansas – designed by Lineage Logistics and featuring its industry-leading technology – supports Smithfield’s sustainability, customer satisfaction and efficiency goals Smithfield Foods, Inc., a vertically integrated global food company and one of the world’s largest pork producers and processors, and Lineage Logistics, LLC, the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled REIT… Read more »

Foulston Siefkin to relocate to Lighton Tower this summer

Foulston Siefkin LLP will relocate its Overland Park office to the 14th floor of Lighton Tower, near College and Metcalf in June, 2022. “Overland Park is a dynamic community and a great place for us,” said Tony Rupp, the partner-in‐charge. “We represent businesses, health care providers and governmental entities in the Kansas City area and… Read more »

Comcast delivers Lift Zone free laptops to Boys & Girls Club in Olathe

As part of its ongoing commitment to help connect low-income families and individuals to the Internet so they can fully participate in the digital economy, Comcast today announced the Olathe Unit of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City is now a high-speed Internet enabled Lift Zone. Lift Zones provide free WiFi access in… Read more »

Foulston Siefkin LLP welcomes two attorneys

Two attorneys have joined Foulston Siefkin LLP. One as a transactional law practice group in the firm’s Overland Park office and the second in their government affairs and public policy team as a government affairs consultant. Kansas City attorney Randal O. Carlson joined last month and will continue to advise clients in estate planning, trust… Read more »