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 »

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Raises Minimum Hourly Wage to $15

Local health system AdventHealth Shawnee Mission has announced a new minimum hourly pay rate of $15. Additionally, employees in the base pay ranges affected by this change will receive a pay increase to reflect tenure and work experience. These changes are effective June 6, 2021 and will be reflected on employees’ June 25, 2021 paycheck…. Read more »

Olathe Health Opens New, World-Class Spine Surgery Program

One of the nation’s leading spine surgeons is now treating patients at Olathe Health. The health system officially opened Olathe Health Integrity Spine Surgery, located at Olathe Medical Center, today. The new spine service is led by Shyam M. Shridharani, MD, FAAOS, and includes a team of multidisciplinary specialists focused on finding the best treatment… Read more »

Olathe Health reaches COVID-19 vaccine milestone, expands appointments to adolescents 12 – 15 years old

Olathe Health Reaches COVID-19 Vaccine Milestone, Expands Appointments to Adolescents 12 – 15 Years Old  On Tuesday, May 11, Olathe Health surpassed 50,000 COVID-19 immunizations administered across the health system. This includes both first and booster doses given to healthcare workers and patients, and at community outreach events. Achieving this milestone was the result of… Read more »

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission recognized with an ‘A’ for the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade   AdventHealth Shawnee Mission has earned 16 consecutive ‘A’ grades   AdventHealth Shawnee Mission received an “A” grade in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing AdventHealth Shawnee Mission’s achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries,… Read more »

KC Scholars Scholarship Awards make college possible for Olathe, area students

KC Scholars Scholarship Awards Make College Education Possible for Area Students KC Scholars is poised for continued impact and sustainability and is the “go to” resource for diversifying the region’s workforce.   On Friday, April 30, KC Scholars (kcscholars.org) will announce its annual highly anticipated college scholarships for low-and-modest income students and adult learners across… Read more »