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 ( will announce its annual highly anticipated college scholarships for low-and-modest income students and adult learners across… Read more »

Great Southern Bank named top bank by Forbes, Kansas City Business Journal

Great Southern Bank Ranked Number One in US on Forbes’ World’s Best Banks 2021 List and Number One on Kansas City Business Journal’s Strongest Large Banks of 2020 Great Southern Bank, headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, has been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of the World’s Best Banks 2021. This prestigious award is presented… Read more »

Simmons Bank Named Among “World’s Best” by Forbes for Second Year

Simmons Bank Named Among “World’s Best” by Forbes for Second Year Simmons Bank has been named to Forbes magazine’s list of “World’s Best Banks” for the second year running. The recognition is based on surveys conducted by Forbes and Statista that evaluated feedback from 43,000 banking customers across 28 countries. Questions targeted topics such as… Read more »

Supporting BIPOC-owned Businesses through Comcast RISE Program

Supporting BIPOC-owned Businesses through Comcast RISE Program   Comcast RISE — which stands for “Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment” — is offering the opportunity for a technology makeover to suburban Kansas City small businesses owned by Black, Indigenous and People of Color-owned (BIPOC) under-represented groups. More than 700 Black-owned small businesses across the country have… Read more »