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Olathe Public Schools breaks ground on fifth high school

The ground was officially broke at the site of the Olathe Public School’s fifth high school yesterday morning! Olathe Chamber members and Ambassadors joined Mayor Michael Copeland, Superintendent Dr. Marlin Berry and the President of the Board of Education, LeEtta Felter, for the ground breaking ceremony at the southeast corner of Santa Fe and Hedge… Read more »

Olathe Chamber to host New Member Lunch on Aug. 22

Whether you just joined the Olathe Chamber or are a current member who hasn’t attended (or has new employees who haven’t!), all current members are invited to attend our New Member Luncheon on Friday, Aug. 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Olathe Medical Center, Suite 315 in Doctor’s Building 2. This FREE event… Read more »

2014 Primary Election recap

Polls closed Tuesday evening for the 2014 Primary Election, with a reported 5.4% voter participation in Johnson County. Tuesday’s election ended several contentious Republican primary races; however, many incumbents defeated their challengers, earning them another opportunity to represent their districts. For a look at all of the state primary race results, click here: http://www.sos.ks.gov/ent/kssos_ent.html Now… Read more »

Senator Roberts to Hold Town Hall Meeting Aug. 14 in Johnson County

TOPEKA, KS – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts will continue his traditional listening tour of Kansas with town hall meetings in Johnson, Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties on August 14, 2014.  Roberts will listen to the comments and concerns of Kansans. All meetings are open to the media and the public.   Thursday, August 14, 2014 10:00… Read more »

Indian Motorcyle Kansas City celebrates its grand opening in style

America’s first motorcycle company returns and now open in Kansas City. Indian Motorcycle Kansas City will celebrate its grand opening Aug 15 & 16 on its brand new showroom in Olathe, Kansas. At the center of the event will be the Indian Motorcycle demo tour featuring the all-new Indian Motorcycle line-up with a free t-shirts… Read more »

Roberts joins Olathe Chamber team full time

Chad Roberts has joined the Olathe Chamber as its new database/IT manager. In his new role, Roberts will oversee and coordinate all IT support and develop and maintain the Olathe Chamber’s internal database. Roberts had previously worked part time for the Olathe Chamber as an IT specialist since 2012. While supporting the Olathe Chamber part… Read more »

Don’t forget to vote in the Fall Primary!

The Fall Primary is next Tuesday, Aug. 5 – make your vote count and remind your family, friends and colleagues of this important civic opportunity! Vote at the Polls on election day! The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. Advanced voting in person is available at four locations around… Read more »

Olathe Public Schools to break ground for high school #5

A ground breaking ceremony will take place on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. for the Olathe Public School’s fifth high school. The ceremony will take place at the southeast corner of Santa Fe and Hedge Lane. The district’s fifth high school is thanks in part to the $244.8 million bond package that was overwhelmingly… Read more »

Olathe Chamber members among Best Places to Work in KC

The Kansas City Business Journal has announced its list of the area’s Best Places to Work. The recognition is a result of employee surveys, which asked associates to rate team/manager effectiveness, retention probability, work engagement and whether they feel valued. Congratulations to the following Olathe Chamber members who topped the list: Burns & McDonnell Henderson… Read more »

Chamber Board approves nominees for open positions

The Olathe Chamber Board of Directors approved the nominees for three open positions on its Board this week, including the 2014 Treasurer and openings in the Classes of 2014 and 2015. On behalf of the Olathe Chamber staff and Board of Directors, we’d like to welcome the following new members: Michael Snyder, John Deere Company… Read more »