Member News

Member News
Members of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce have the following to share about company expansions, new products, employee promotions, new hires and other good news.

Baker University offering 20% off tuition for classes for adult learners

Overland Park, KS
04/03/2020 02:10 PM
We know that many in our community are experiencing financial pressures, so we are offering 20% off tuition to new students who enroll in our programs for adult learners by June 1. We’re also waiving application fees for master’s and doctoral programs at the School of Education.... Read more

Dave White Named Baron of the Boardroom

Kansas City, MO
04/03/2020 11:00 AM
The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association has named Dave White as a 2020 Baron of the Boardroom.... Read more

Veracity Consulting helps companies manage the risk of a remote workforce

Overland Park, KS
04/03/2020 10:55 AM
As businesses across the nation respond to the global pandemic, more and more employees are being asked to work from home. But the effort is unfortunately creating more entry points for hackers to penetrate and gain access to valuable company data. Overland Park-based Veracity Consulting is offering new cybersecurity solutions to help companies manage the risk of a remote workforce.... Read more

Local companies finding new ways to use temporary workers during health crisis

Overland Park, KS
04/02/2020 05:32 PM
With local businesses facing a wildly volatile and uncertain job market during this time of pandemic, several area employers are finding innovative ways to use contract and temporary workers to keep their business moving forward. Overland Park-based firm Morgan Hunter has already partnered with a variety of local companies to help them find temporary candidates who not only can fill a valuable need for the business but also have the skills and tools to complete the work from home.... Read more

Support Goodwill Empowering Job Seekers

Kansas City, MO
03/25/2020 05:41 PM
In light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, non-profit and social enterprise Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas has decided to temporarily close our stores and donation centers, effective Saturday, March 21st, until further notice.... Read more

Jewish Community Center launches the Virtual J to stay connected and engaged with Members and Participants

Overland Park, KS
03/25/2020 09:43 AM
As Kansas City and the rest of the country grapples with a new normal during the coronavirus situation, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City has launched The Virtual J to stay connected and engaged with its members and participants.... Read more

Hillcrest Transitional Housing is still open for business

KC Metro Area, KS
03/16/2020 11:59 AM
Hillcrest Transitional Housing and COVID-19... Read more

AdventHealth College Boulevard Now Open for 24/7 Emergency Care

Overland Park, KS
02/16/2020 01:29 PM
Newest AdventHealth location offers easy access to emergency services and whole-person care approach.... Read more

Dawn Crouch earns President's Club Award

Overland Park, KS
02/06/2020 09:28 AM
Dawn Crouch achieves the rank of #18 out of 25,000+ agents with Auto-Owners Life Insurance.... Read more

Mize Houser & Company P.A. Announces New Brand and New Shareholders

Overland Park, KS
01/28/2020 02:43 PM
Accounting, tax, payroll and consulting firm Mize Houser & Company P.A. announces a name change to Mize CPAs Inc. along with a new logo and website ( Read more

HighPointe Financial Group Merges with Synergy Wealth Solutions

Overland Park, KS
01/27/2020 01:51 PM
HighPointe Financial Group and Synergy Wealth Solutions are excited to announce a new alliance that will align the organization to become one of the largest wealth management firms in the region.... Read more

United Way Day of Caring - Become a Sponsor!

Kansas City, MO
01/27/2020 01:42 PM
United Way of Greater Kansas City will be hosting Day of Caring—a community-wide volunteer event that enlists hundreds of community champions to make a major impact at dozens of our partner agencies around town.... Read more

OMNI Human Resource Management Announces Promotion of Julie Anderson to Vice President of Operations

Overland Park, KS
01/15/2020 12:39 PM
OMNI Human Resource Management is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Julie Anderson to Vice President of Operations.... Read more

Blue Valley Rec's Weber Earns National Award

Overland Park, KS
12/19/2019 03:04 PM
Linda Weber was named Senior Softball-USA 2019 Umpire of the Year... Read more

Shawnee Mission School District Hosts Dedication Ceremony for SMSD Aquatic Center

12/03/2019 03:48 PM
The Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD), in partnership with Johnson County Park & Recreation District (JCPRD) and the City of Lenexa, will host a Dedication Ceremony for the SMSD Aquatic Center.... Read more

Local Orthodontist Gives Back to Organization Where He Volunteered as a Teenager

Overland Park, KS
12/02/2019 01:47 PM
Dr. Paul Hechler of Hechler Orthodontics will be partnering with international nonprofit Smiles Change Lives (SCL) as a provider after volunteering with the organization as a teen.... Read more

Holiday Open House at the Riordan Clinic on Tuesday, December 10th

Overland Park, KS
11/23/2019 10:22 AM
Riordan Clinic Holiday Open House being held in Overland Park on Tuesday December 10th from 4-7 pm.... Read more

Panera Congratulates Newest Area Director and General Manager

Overland Park, KS
11/20/2019 10:17 AM
Panera Bread offers their warmest congratulations to Christina Weaver on her promotion to Area Director. Christina has worked for Panera for twelve years, most recently as General Manager of the College and King location in Overland Park. She will be taking on the Area Director role for five cafes spanning from Shawnee to St. Joseph.
We are also pleased to announce that Jessica Wignall will be moving into the role of General Manager of the College and King café and will continue to provide the Overland Park area with excellent food and customer service.
Congratulations ladies!... Read more

United Way Needs You! Get involved with funding review 2020.

Kansas City, MO
11/13/2019 12:55 PM
Volunteers needed to help decide how to fund Greater Kansas City... Read more

New hire, upcoming D.C. office will help OP firm grow its federal work

Overland Park, KS
10/29/2019 09:49 AM
Veracity Consulting welcomed 28-year industry veteran Chris Barr as its new vice president of federal operations, effective Oct. 21. Based in the Washington, D.C., area, Barr will lead P&L for the federal space for Veracity, and will soon lead a new “federal headquarters” for Veracity to complement the corporate headquarters at the company’s current Overland Park location.... Read more

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