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Making Financial Sense Sept/Oct article

Prairie Village, KS
09/03/2019 01:47 PM
As we prepare our
families to begin their learning journey,
I believe it is important to remind
you of the benefits of fully understanding
and knowing YOURSELF.... Read more

Mission Sunflower Festival: Volunteers Needed

Mission, KS
08/28/2019 02:00 PM
The Mission Business Partnership is looking for volunteers to help with the Sunflower Festival, October 12. Please contact Jennifer Pugh, if you are interested in helping.
Thank you!... Read more

Johnson County Wastewater receives national recognition

08/26/2019 10:43 AM
NACWA’s (National Association of Clean Water Agencies) annual Peak Performance Awards recognize wastewater treatment programs who have outstanding compliance rates. Recently, at NACWA’s annual conference, it was announced that all six of Johnson County’s wastewater treatment facilities were among those recognized for outstanding performance in 2018.... Read more

Shaffer Park Dedication Ceremony

Prairie Village, KS
08/26/2019 10:17 AM
Prairie Park renamed Shaffer Park in honor of Ron Shaffer, the longest standing mayor in Prairie Village.... Read more

Sylvester Powell, Jr. Community Center closed from Aug 19 thru Sep 2

Mission, KS
08/13/2019 04:21 PM
The Sylvester Powell, Jr. Community Center will be closed Monday, August 19th - Monday, September 2 to perform planned maintenance... Read more

Vote for KC Pretzel Boy's in The Pitch's Best of KC 2019!

Overland Park, KS
08/06/2019 10:52 AM

Governor Kelly Signs Executive Order Ending Kansas-Missouri "Border War"

Topeka, KS
08/05/2019 10:15 AM
Governonr Kelly signs Executive Order 19-09, directing the Kansas Department of Commerce to no longer provide incentives to any company in the Kansas City region for simply moving employees to or from one side of the state line.... Read more

Can Your Family Benefit From a Special Needs Trust?

Oveland Park, KS
08/01/2019 04:16 PM
If you have a child or another family member with disabilities, you obviously have concerns and questions. How can you help your loved one achieve the greatest quality of life possible? Can you arrange for adequate services? What’s the best way to pay for them? Can you get some financial help?... Read more

Governor announces appointment to Midwestern Higher Education Compact

Topeka, KS
07/29/2019 10:51 AM
Governor Laura Kelly appointed Aaron Otto, Roeland Park, to the Midwestern Higher Education Compact.... Read more

Welcoming a New Child? Consider These Financial Moves

Overland Park, KS
07/26/2019 10:59 AM
If a new child has entered your life, you are no doubt full of joy today and hopes for the future. And you can help make that future a brighter one for your child and your family by taking some important steps in these areas:... Read more

Be A Market Booster...Adopt the Mission Market!

07/22/2019 11:58 AM
We're reaching out to groups around town to see if there is any interest in volunteering for a day at the market. It's a great opportunity to heighten awareness of your organization in the community!

The main help we really, truly need are boosts for set-up and clean-up. Then, it becomes more social, helping at the information tent, and then a quick burst of help for tear-down. We have distinct slots for people who would need to just come and go, or we can have the same people hanging out all evening - whatever works best.... Read more

Make a difference - Join the NEJC Chamber Voter to Voter Team

Mission, KS
07/22/2019 09:02 AM
Voter to Voter is a non-partisan, crowd-sourcing effort to increase voter turnout in Kansas, with an emphasis on reaching those who are underrepresented in the political process.... Read more

Don’t Chase Last Year’s Mutual Fund Category Winners

Overland Park, KS
07/18/2019 10:16 AM
The world of mutual funds can be confusing. With more than 9,000 funds on the market, how can you choose the ones that are right for you?... Read more

Health Care is Personal for Kansas Families

07/17/2019 08:43 AM
I know health care is personal for Kansas families. This is one my top priorities as your new representative. I wanted to share a quick survey to learn more about your views, so I can do a better job of serving you... Read more

2019 Voting Scorecard

07/15/2019 03:26 PM
Every year, MainStream tracks legislation and voting in the Kansas Legislature. And every year, we choose a few of the most important votes, and score legislators on whether they voted with or against MainStream's stated positions. Our voting scorecard for 2019 is here, with scores for 2019, and lifetime scores as well. There's a lot of information that goes into this exercise. And, of course, some of the results are a little nuanced. Some are not. Let us give you a little explanation.... Read more

Estate Plans Can Help You Answer Questions About the Future

Overland Park, KS
07/12/2019 11:23 AM
The word “estate” conjures images of great wealth, which may be one of the reasons so many people don’t develop estate plans – after all, they’re not rich, so why make the effort? In reality, though, if you have a family, you can probably benefit from estate planning, whatever your asset level. And you may well find that a comprehensive estate plan can help you answer some questions you may find unsettling – or even worrisome.... Read more

JCCC President Sopcich Announces Future Plans

Overland Park, KS
07/12/2019 09:44 AM
On July 9, 2019, Johnson County Community College President Joe Sopcich notified Board Chair, Jerry Cook, and the six additional members of the Board of Trustees, of his intention to retire at the close of the fiscal year, effective July 1, 2020. The Board approved the renewal of President Sopcich’s contract at the regularly scheduled monthly meeting on June 20... Read more

Ingram's Magazine Names David Waters One of 50 Kansans You Should Know

07/12/2019 09:18 AM
Missouri and Kansas business magazine Ingram's named David Waters among its "50 Kansans You Should Know" list for 2019. The annual list spotlights highly accomplished yet colorful residents of the Sunflower state.... Read more

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