Sept. Business Lunch Series to focus on Community Engagement

Community engagement and corporate responsibility can be extremely beneficial to businesses of all types and sizes. Join us for the next Business Lunch Series, “Community Engagement and the Benefits of Business,” on Friday, Sept. 5, to hear perspectives from corporate and non-profit organization leaders alike. Panelists: Laurie Minard, Garmin International Mike Jense, Olathe Medical Center… Read more »

Registration is open for the 2015 Garmin Marathon!

Planning is underway and registration is open for the 2015 Garmin Marathon! Held by the Olathe Chamber and sponsored by Garmin International, next year’s event is set for Saturday, April 18, and will once again begin at Garmin’s world headquarters in Olathe. Race organizers are also excited to announce that next year’s Garmin Marathon will… Read more »

H&R Block Announces Enhanced Small Business Solutions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) announced a new suite of cloud-based, centrally-supported services that it will offer to small businesses, predominantly ones with fewer than 10 employees, throughout the Kansas City metro area. Building on existing H&R Block small business services, this modernized offering leverages cloud accounting technologies to provide local businesses… Read more »

Elecsys announces expansion of its production facility

Olathe, Kansas (August 20, 2014) – Elecsys Corporation (Nasdaq: ESYS), a provider of innovative machine-to-machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications, today announced a planned expansion to its Olathe, Kansas production facility. The project will expand the Company’s production facility by over 40% to a total… Read more »

Olathe is Ranked Among America’s Safest Cities

MyLife, a social media website, recently did an analysis of data to determine the safest cities in the country and Olathe is #6! MyLife’s analysis included 5 sets of data: • Law enforcement officers • Traffic fatalities • Violent crimes • Property crimes • Sex offenders • % of the population enrolled in health care The analysis was based on 100… Read more »

District Students Earn Highest ACT Composite Score

OLATHE – Students in the Olathe School District scored a composite score of 23.9 in the ACT exam, the highest in the district’s history. The test was taken by 80 percent of 2014 graduates, also a high for the district. The scores were well above state and national peers. “We are thrilled with the latest… Read more »

Olathe Medical Center Announces Grand Opening of Hospice House

OLATHE, KAN. (Aug. 18, 2014) – Members of a supportive community will gather to celebrate the grand opening of Olathe Medical Center’s Hospice House with a special open house on Wednesday, Sept. 17. The event is open to the public and will be from 4 – 6 p.m. with special announcements and a ribbon cutting… Read more »

Olathe Library, Chamber and MNU Present Communication Workshop Nov. 7

Art of Great Communication Workshop Nov. 7 Business Toolkit Workshop Series OLATHE, KAN, — Refine your personal communication skills at The Art of Great Communication, a half-day workshop for professionals from all industries Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Olathe Community Center, 1205 E. Kansas City Road. Learn how to present… Read more »

Sir Speedy in Olathe Receive Three Awards at Annual Convention

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., August 18, 2014— Sir Speedy, Inc. has named Greg and Anne Oswald, owners of the Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing Services in Olathe, KS, as “Franchisee of the Year.” This is the franchisor’s most prestigious award. In addition to this honor, the Oswald’s also received the following awards: Top 25 Award, recognizing… Read more »