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.

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

Overland Park Regional Medical Center offering 3, free flu shot clinics

Overland Park, KS
10/08/2019 12:36 PM
Overland Park Regional Medical Center offering three FREE flu shot clinics on Saturday, October 26.... Read more

Infinitas Announces Annual Fall Business Forum

Overland Park, KS
09/17/2019 08:41 AM
Infinitas invites individuals, business owners, and executives to an informative event on emerging trends in business, finance and economics!... Read more

Riordan Clinic welcomes Gael Wheeler, DO to the team!

Overland Park, KS
09/06/2019 10:39 AM
The Riordan Clinic is pleased to announce that Dr. Gael Wheeler has joined our Overland Park team and will begin seeing patients on September 16, 2019.  Dr. Gael specializes in Integrative, Functional, Holistic, and Nutritional Medicine.... Read more


Overland Park, KS
08/19/2019 12:37 PM
Oakwood WaterWalk furnished Corporate Apartments and Unfurnished Apartments are Now Open!!! Come out and tour today!... Read more

Industry trailblazer joins local IT firm to help companies innovate before a tech investment is made

Overland Park, KS
08/13/2019 02:39 PM
To help businesses think through a new service or product or a change in direction, Veracity Consulting has hired Patrick Shore as Vice President of Innovation to launch a new service line designed to create value and spur growth by channeling the power of innovation and disruptive thinking.... Read more

Sean Harmon joins Harmon Construction as Project Manager

Olathe, KS
08/01/2019 02:57 PM
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Overland Park, KS
07/03/2019 04:51 PM
The five finalists were selected by Lifted Logic’s team from over 100 submissions from the community. Each of the finalists received a free HD video shoot to help each organization express how they would benefit from a new website. These videos can be found on the official Lifted Logic Vimeo account.... Read more

Alzheimer's Association presents the 11th annual Stateline RivALZ game.

Kansas City, MO
06/13/2019 02:29 PM
The Alzheimer’s Association presents the 11th annual Stateline RivALZ game. Where two teams of women divided to reflect the Kansas vs Missouri rivalry compete in an annual flag football game to inspire fundraising, awareness and action in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.... Read more

University of Kansas Edwards Campus adds American Sign Language (ASL) bachelor’s degrees

Overland Park, KS
06/03/2019 03:07 PM
KU collaborates with Johnson County Community College to start one of the few ASL bachelor’s degree programs in the country at KU Edwards Campus beginning fall 2019.... Read more

Final Days to Nominate Your Favorite Non-Profit for Code for a Cause

Overland Park, KS
05/16/2019 11:30 AM
Lifted Logic, LLC, a web design company in Kansas City, announced the launch of their 2019 Code for a Cause program. Nominations are open to any nonprofit organization that possesses a valid 501(c)(3) and is headquartered within 50 miles of the Kansas City metro area. Nominations will be accepted through May 31st, 2019.

The Code for a Cause campaign highlights the benefits of up-to-date web design, functional code, and high-end photography and videography. Specifically, Lifted Logic strives to create a modern, functional online experience to help a nonprofit organization garner additional online traffic, increase awareness for its cause, and promote donations and events.... Read more

Independence School District Joins MCC in KU’s Degree in 3 Program: An Accelerated College Education Pathway

Overland Park, KS
05/08/2019 10:49 AM
Independence School District Superintendent Dale Herl, Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Kimberly Beatty and KUEC Vice Chancellor David Cook celebrate a proclamation of intent for a new Degree in 3 partnership on May 6 at the KU Edwards Campus. High school students in ISD can earn a bachelor’s degree from KU in only three years.... Read more

Which Wich Superior Sandwiches Overland Park Donates to Backpacks for Hunger

Overland Park, KS
04/30/2019 02:22 PM
Which Wich OP is donating one jar of peanut butter for every PB&J sold from April 23 to May 31, 2019 to Church of The Resurrection's Backpacks for Hunger Initiative.... Read more

Blue Valley Rec partners with JCPRD on Safety Campaign

Overland Park, KS
04/24/2019 03:36 PM
Blue Valley Recreation has teamed up with Johnson County Park & Recreation District on safety campaign.... Read more

60th Annual Abdallah Shrine Rodeo & Demolition Derby

Tonganoxie, KS
04/18/2019 03:53 PM
Abdallah Shrine to hold 60th Annual Abdallah Shrine Rodeo & Demolition Derby September 26-28, 2019... Read more

The Office Evolution OP PODCAST STUDIO is now open

Overland Park, KS
04/12/2019 01:06 PM
The wait is over!  The Office Evolution OP PODCAST STUDIO is open as of Monday, April 15, 2019.  Call 913-417-2022 or email to book your hourly time slot today.... Read more

Nominate Your Favorite Nonprofit To Receive A Custom Website

Overland Park, KS
04/05/2019 10:09 AM
Lifted Logic is giving away a FREE custom website to a local non-profit organization in Kansas City! Nominations are now open for eligible 501(c)(3) KC nonprofits. One lucky organization will receive a custom website valued up to $50,000.... Read more

Mize Houser Jumps from 27th to 16th in Accounting Today list

Overland Park, KS
04/03/2019 03:41 PM
Mize Houser & Company P.A., a regional accounting firm with offices in Topeka, Lawrence and Overland Park, Kansas experienced a major move in rankings from 27th to 16th place in Accounting Today’s “Beyond the Top 100: Firms to Watch” listing.

Mize also moved from the 11th position to the 10th largest Midwest accounting firm with $31.9 million in revenue.

“Mize Houser’s rising annual ranking in Accounting Today’s “Firms to Watch” list is largely due to our employees and shareholders who do a superior job of serving our clients nationwide. Specialty niches are also key to the successful firms on this year’s list. We can certainly point to our national reputation in the QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) industry. However, our tax, audit, payroll and consulting services are also growing” explains James Hilbert, CPA, Shareholder and Mize Houser Board President.

Mize Houser & Company P.A. has also received other national recognition, including Inside Public Accounting’s (IPA) Top 200 Firms.... Read more

HMN Architects announces Dave Brown as President; Retirement of Larry Ralph

Overland Park, KS
03/20/2019 07:31 AM
Dave Brown has been named the new President of HMN Architects. He will oversee the management and business development activities of the growing firm. Dave has been a Principal at HMN for 18 years and has recently led the design team for The Birth Place and Cancer Center projects for Olathe Health. The Birth Place has been recognized as a Showcase Finalist in Healthcare Design Magazine.... Read more

Blue Valley Rec's Hook Receives State Distinguished Service Award

Overland Park, KS
03/04/2019 11:56 AM
The Kansas Recreation & Park Association recently honored Blue Valley Rec's Jim Hook with the Distinguished Service award.... Read more

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