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Olathe Chamber of Commerce Legislative Update, May 15, 2015

Olathe Chamber of Commerce Legislative Update, May 15, 2015 By Natalie Bright Legislators spent their second full week of Veto Session attempting to work out the tax plan quandary.  Saturday will be the 90th day of session, technically and legislators are planning to return Monday for another week of work prior to Memorial Day weekend…. Read more »

Olathe Chamber of Commerce promotes Wilhm, Latham

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 15, 2015 Contact: Jeff Bollig, Director of Communications Office (913) 764-1050, Cell (913) 449-1635, jbollig@olathe.org Olathe Chamber of Commerce promotes Wilhm, Latham In recognition of economic development efforts OLATHE, Kan. — Olathe Chamber of Commerce CEO Tim McKee announced today the promotion of staff members Casey Wilhm and Shannon Latham…. Read more »

Olathe NW High School Teacher Wins Award

    May 12, 2015 Biology Teacher Wins Statewide Award CONTACT:     Ann Kohn Media Relations  913-780-8247 kohna@olatheschools.org OLATHE – Olathe Northwest High School biology teacher Camden Hanzlick-Burton is the 2015 Outstanding Biology Teacher for Kansas.     This honor was bestowed upon him by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) and the… Read more »

Olathe City Council Discusses Significant Business Incubation and Innovation Initiative

May 6, 2015 Olathe City Council Discusses Significant Business Incubation and Innovation Initiative   Olathe, Kan.—The Olathe City Council heard a presentation and discussed a potential agreement with Innovation Pavilion, Inc., at its regularly scheduled meeting, May 5.  Innovation Pavilion (IP) serves as a business incubator focusing on marketplace innovation and entrepreneurship, and operates out… Read more »

JCCC wins national award for catering Nerman Museum event

From: press@list.jccc.edu [mailto:press@list.jccc.edu] Sent: Friday, May 01, 2015 1:36 PM To: Marlene Bean Subject: JCCC wins national award for catering Nerman Museum event     5/01/2015 Media Contact: Diane Carroll, 913-469-3425, dicarroll@jccc.edu   JCCC wins national award for catering Nerman Museum event OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Johnson County Community College has won a gold award… Read more »

Kansas Legislature returns for Veto Session

April 29, 2015 By Natalie Bright, Olathe Chamber of Commerce Legislators return today for their annual Veto Session to wrap up their business for the year. The top two priorities are to balance a budget, and close a $422 million shortfall for Fiscal Year 2016 (which begins July 1). The shortfall will be closed by… Read more »

Jane Lynch, Peter & Paul mark 25th anniversary at JCCC

Media Contact: Diane Carroll, 913-469-3425, dicarroll@jccc.edu Jane Lynch, Peter & Paul mark 25th anniversary at JCCC OVERLAND PARK, Kan.  – Jane Lynch, Peter and Paul, Jim Brickman and a plethora of other stars will appear in Yardley Hall during the coming year as Johnson County Community College celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Performing Arts… Read more »

12th Garmin Marathon wraps up with strong winning performances

                       MEDIA ADVISORY   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 22, 2015 Contact: Jeff Bollig, Director of Communications Office (913) 764-1050, Cell (913) 449-1635, jbollig@olathe.org 12th Garmin Marathon wraps up with strong winning performances   (Olathe, Kan). — The 12th Garmin Marathon was conducted Saturday, April 18 in Olathe as nearly 4,000 runners from 47 states… Read more »

ER Olathe opens as Olathe’s only freestanding emergency room

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christine Hamele   Assistant Vice President Public Relations   HCA Midwest Health   Phone: (913) 208-5566   E-Mail: christine.hamele@hcahealthcare.com       Kimberly Winter Stern   HCA Midwest Health News Bureau   HCA Midwest Health   Phone: (913) 449-4294   E-Mail: kimberly@sternwrites.com Wednesday, April 15, 2015 OVERLAND PARK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER… Read more »