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JCCC offers free continuing education for those affected by COVID

JCCC offers free continuing education for those affected by COVID Johnson County Community College is a proud training partner to JoCoWorks, a county initiative that provides short-term skills-based training to qualified individuals and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal government earmarked funding for workforce development to pay for training and skill-building for Johnson… Read more »

Raising Cane’s Prepares to Make Its Olathe Debut

Raising Cane’s Prepares to Make Its Olathe Debut and Hire More Than 70 Crewmembers Popular brand known for unrelenting focus on Crew, Culture and quality chicken finger meals to hire new Crewmembers to help safely serve its ONE LOVE® to the Community starting Oct. 27 Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers – nationally ranked as a top… Read more »

Community Blood Center in need of donors

Community Blood Center in need of donors KANSAS CITY — Community Blood Center (CBC) is calling on the community to make appointments to visit donor centers as COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the process of donating blood. Before COVID-19, mobile blood drives hosted by high schools, colleges, businesses and other organizations made up about 70 percent of… Read more »

GBA acquires Leander, TX firm as part of strategic regional growth plan

GBA Acquires Firm Based in Leander, TX as Part of Strategic Regional Growth Plan LENEXA, Kan. – George Butler Associates, Inc. (GBA) is excited to announce the acquisition of Jay Engineering Company, Inc. This acquisition will increase the size of the team and capabilities of the company. As a result of strategic planning efforts, GBA… Read more »

Mahaffie is a Partner Site for Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit

Mahaffie is a Partner Site for Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit Humanities Kansas recently selected Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm in Olathe as a Partner Site in the “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” statewide initiative. Along with nine museums, historical societies, and libraries across the state, Mahaffie received a $1,500 grant to tell the story of their… Read more »

2020 HBA Artisan Home Tour begins this week

2020 HBA Artisan Home Tour begins this week The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA) is pleased to announce the Artisan Home Tour has been rescheduled for three weekends in August (Aug. 14-16, 21-23 and 28-30). The tour, originally scheduled for June 2020, was postponed in an effort to prevent the spread of… Read more »

ER of Olathe back open to public

ER of Olathe back open to the public The ER of Olathe freestanding emergency department reopened on June 23, again providing compassionate, expert ER care to patients of all ages. Overland Park Regional Medical Center temporarily closed The ER of Olathe to consolidate its emergency department staff at its main campus, which was experiencing a… Read more »

Olathe Rotary Club Begins Mask Distributions

Olathe Rotary Club Begins Mask Distributions The Olathe Rotary Club has purchased and distributed four thousand masks to area nursing homes, a community clinic, and first responders. Club president Terry Lynch developed the effort with the Russell Hampton Company president Joe Beveridge. The first shipment of 4,000 surgical masks arrived on May 12. “Due to… Read more »