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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 »

AT&T INVESTS NEARLY $625 MILLION OVER THREE-YEAR PERIOD TO

For more information, contact: Chris Lester 816.223.4727 chris.lester@att.com   AT&T INVESTS NEARLY $625 MILLION OVER THREE-YEAR PERIOD TO ENHANCE LOCAL NETWORK IN KANSAS CITY AREA   Investment Expands Access to Nation’s Strongest 4G LTE Signal, AT&T U-verse Services   KANSAS CITY, KAn., APRIL 13, 2015 — AT&T* invested nearly $625 million in its best-in-class wireless… Read more »

SIMMONS BANK ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF DAVID PEER TO KANSAS REGION LENDING TEAM

FOR RELEASE:                                                                                                                                                                   Tuesday April 14, 2015 SIMMONS BANK ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF DAVID PEER TO KANSAS REGION LENDING TEAM   Pine Bluff, Arkansas, April 14, 2015 – Simmons Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Simmons First National Corporation, today announced the addition J. David Peer as Senior Vice President and Commercial Lender to the Kansas Region lending… Read more »

Leadership Olathe Class to assist KVC Health Systems foster care program

April 2, 2015 Leadership Olathe Class to assist KVC Health Systems foster care program The Olathe Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Leadership Olathe class has chosen to work with KVC Health Systems as its community service project. The class will be filling Welcome Boxes and First Night Bags for Olathe children entering foster care. Welcome Boxes… Read more »

Chamber Supports City of Olathe’s Proposed Park Sales Tax Renewal

The Olathe Chamber of Commerce and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce its support of the City of Olathe’s proposed Park Sales Tax Renewal. Renewing the tax would allow the City to continue maintaining, repairing, enhancing and expanding the park and trail system at today’s level, which plays a huge role in the… Read more »

Olathe Fire Department Open House, Oct. 12

The Olathe Fire Department will host an Open House on Sunday, Oct. 12, from noon to 4 p.m. at Olathe Fire Station No. 1, 501 E. Old Hwy 56. The Open House will feature crash rescue and bomb squad demonstrations and attendees will have the opportunity to hear from experts and the Community Emergency Response… Read more »

Upcoming workshop to focus on The Art of Great Communication

Plan to join fellow professionals for the Business Toolkit Workshop Series: The Art of Great Communication at the Olathe Community Center on Friday, Nov. 7. This half-day workshop, sponsored by the Olathe Chamber, MidAmerica Nazarene University and the Olathe Public Library, will empower participants to explore the new ways to effectively communicate, build an elevator… Read more »

Minute-2-Minute Speed Networking – few spots remain

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 8:30 a.m. at Hilton Garden Inn Minute-2-Minute, designed to help participants network, refer and exchange leads, is the perfect opportunity to meet one-on-one with up to 60 other professionals! Structured and fast paced, Minute-2-Minute will put you with other professionals one-on-one, giving you the opportunity to make a new connection with a… Read more »

Board approves nominations for members of the Class of 2017

The Olathe Chamber’s Board of Directors has voted to approve the following nominations for its Class of 2017 Board of Directors. The nominated slate would join the board in January and serve a three-year term as members of the Class of 2017. Joe Martines, Sysco Kansas City M. Gayle Packer, Terracon Consultants John Hjalmarson, The… Read more »