Terracon Named to Employee Ownership 100

OLATHE, Kan. — Terracon ranks as the 45th largest majority employee-owned company in the U.S. according to the Employee Ownership 100, a list published by the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO).   Since 1965, Terracon has grown from a small Iowa geotechnical firm to a large, multifaceted national firm. Terracon has experienced tremendous growth… Read more »

Pharmacy technician program at JCCC receives six-year accreditation

The pharmacy technician program at Johnson County Community College has received a rare six-year accreditation from the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHSP).   “Accreditation is for one, two, three or six years,” explained Phil Schneider, director of pharmacy services for Olathe Medical Center and treasurer of the ASHSP board. “A first-time, six-year accreditation is… Read more »

Rep. Yoder Announces Fourth Annual Job Fair

Overland Park, KS – Congressman Kevin Yoder (KS-3) announced today that the fourth annual Third District Job Fair and Resource Expo will be held on August 14 at the Great Mall of the Great Plains in Olathe.  The purpose of the fair will be to help facilitate face-to-face meetings between those looking for employment and… Read more »

Pioneer Trail Named Middle School of the Year

OLATHE – Pioneer Trail Middle School has been named the 2014 Middle School of the Year by the National Association of Middle School Principals. The school received the honor over five other middle school finalists located in New Hampshire, New York, Texas, Pennsylvania and Utah. “This is a wonderful honor and recognition for the entire… Read more »

MNU Website Wins National Award

OLATHE, KAN, — MidAmerica Nazarene University’s website has won a national Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence Bronze Award for Best Institutional Website. MNU is the only college or university in the state of Kansas to receive a Circle of Excellence award in any category in the 2014 awards. More… Read more »

1Week KC to Celebrate Kansas City Entrepreneurship June 9-15

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City’s annual celebration of entrepreneurship is being held June 9-15, 2014. For the third consecutive year, 1Week KC will feature a series of local events to help build even greater awareness of and support for entrepreneurship and innovation throughout the Kansas City region. “1Week KC celebrates everything the Kansas City… Read more »

JoCo Library Announces its 26th Annual Used Book Sale, June 11-14

The Johnson County Library will hold the 2014 Annual Sizzlin’ Summer Used Book Sale in cooperation with Friends of the Library at the Great Mall of the Great Plains, 20700 W. 151st St., Olathe, KS, June 11-14. It will be a great opportunity to stock up on gently used books and audiovisual materials for all… Read more »