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Wednesday, November 29, 2017After Hrs Networking

After Hours Networking: Rock & Brews

After Hours Networking: Rock & Brews

Rock out and create new partnerships while enjoying great food and drinks at Rock & Brews! 

Leawood Chamber members, their guests, and 'future' Chamber members are invited to join us for some great Leawood Chamber networking.Use the link below to register today! If you have trouble registering for this event, please email us at Event Registration Assistance.

Registration deadline is November 28th by 5:00 pm, or when registration has reached max capacity. 

Click here to view a list of member representatives registered to attend this event.  

  

When:
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 5:00 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
Rock & Brews
5701 W. 135th St.
Overland Park, KS 66223
Registration:
Reservations are requested as a courtesy to our host business. Registration deadline is November 28th by 5:00 pm, so make sure you RSVP today!

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For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Thursday, November 30, 2017Education Program

Get Inspired by Your Business Plan! - YP Lunch & Learn

Get Inspired by Your Business Plan! - YP Lunch & Learn

Looking to stay inspired and expand your knowledge on your business plan? Then you won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear the humorous duo, Jack Harwell and John Addessi, both consultants in the Kansas Small Business Development Center at Johnson County Community College, speak on how to incorporate not only your career, but your daily life into a business plan!

About Jack Harwell:

 

As a consultant for the Kansas Small Development Center at Johnson County Community College, Jack leverages his over 30 years of experience in manufacturing, distribution, logistics, and all things supply chain to assist our clients. Jack spent 10 years with RadioShack in a unique role that involved him in marketing, store operations, product management, and other retail business processes that rounded out his strong supply chain background. Jack has a B.S. in Mathematics and an MBA at the University of Texas at Dallas, as well as CPIM and CSCP certifications with APICS (which he is certified to teach).

 

About John Addessi:

John Addessi is a Business Advisor, adjunct instructor and Certified Global Business Professional with the Kansas Small Development Center at Johnson County Community College. John teaches seminars and consults on topics such as financing, business plans, marketing, international trade, e-commerce and more. Prior to joining the JCCC KSBDC, John was a consultant with Washburn University’s Kansas SBDC. John spent 15 years in management in the public and private sectors. He supervised the Language Learning Center at the University of Rhode Island and was sales manager for central Kansas with CellularONE. He received his bachelor’s degree in Russian and his MBA in general management from the University of Rhode Island.

The Young Professionals Lunch & Learn is Sponsored by:

 

Event Timeline:

11:30am - 11:50am: Mingle with fellow event attendees. This is a great opportunity to connect with other young professionals in the community. Don't forget your business cards.

11:50am: Choose your lunch preference and grab a seat - perhaps with a new friend!

12:00pm: Presentation

There is an $18.50 charge for members to attend. $25 charge for non-members to attend. Prices include lunch.

Since available seats for this event are limited, please make plans to attend for the entire time. If you are not able to attend for the duration of the event, we ask that you notify us at least 2 business days in advance so we can make your spot available to another member of our Leawood Young Professionals group.

By registering online, you agree to the Chamber's refund policy as noted at http://leawoodchamber.org/refund-policy/. The reservation deadline for this event is November 29th by 10:00am.

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When:
Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Johnson County Community College

The Cube in the Regnier Center, 2nd Floor 

12345 College Blvd.

Overland Park, KS 66210

Registration:

Reservations are required to attend this event. Since available seats for this event are limited, please make plans to attend for the entire time. If you are not able to attend for the duration of the event, we ask that notify us at least 2 business days in advance so that we can make your spot available to another member of our Leawood Young Professionals group. The reservation deadline for this event is November 29th by 10:00am.

Sorry, we will not be able to refund on cancellations received after the registration deadline. By registering online, you agree to the chamber's refund policy as noted  at http://leawoodchamber.org/refund-policy. Cancellation deadline is 2 business days prior to event day. 

  

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For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Friday, December 01, 2017Member Orientation

Member Connections Workshop

Member Connections Workshop

If you are a new representative for an existing Chamber Member or are a representative for a brand new Member, we welcome you to join us for our informative Member Connections Workshop. PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE BY 8:20, SO WE CAN BEGIN PROMPTLY AT 8:30 AM.This is your chance to meet the staff, representatives from the Board, representatives from the Ambassador Committee, and fellow Chamber members. Learn the ways to maximize the value of your membership, and make immediate connections. Enjoy complimentary breakfast, coffee, and conversation! Please bring your business cards and be prepared to introduce yourself! So we may provide this service to all of our new members, we ask you only attend once. 

To register for this event, please contact Erin Earhart at 913-498-1514 x2 or erine@leawoodchamber.org. Space is limited, so call today!


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When:
Friday, December 01, 2017 8:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Country Club Bank
2nd floor conference room
13451 Briar
Leawood, KS 66209
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Tuesday, December 05, 2017Morning Mingling

Morning Mingling: AesthetiCare Medical Spa

Morning Mingling: AesthetiCare Medical Spa

Join us for coffee, breakfast and new connections. Leawood Chamber members, their guests, and 'future' Chamber members are invited to join us for some great Leawood Chamber networking. Use the link below to register today! If you have trouble registering for this event, please email us at Event Registration Assistance.

The registration deadline for this event is December 4th by 1:00 pm, so make your reservation today!  

 

Click here to view a list of member representatives registered to attend this event. 

 

When:
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 8:00 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
AesthetiCare Medical Spa
11100 Ash, Ste 210
Leawood, KS 66211
Registration:
Reservations are requested as a courtesy to our host business.

The registration deadline for this event is December 4th by 1:00 pm.

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For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017Special Events

2017 Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting

Building a Venture Capital Backed Startup in America's Heartland

 

 

This is one that you won't want to miss! Our keynote speaker is Chris Costello, CEO & Co-Founder of blooom.

blooom (yes, we left off the capital "b" and put in the extra "o" on purpose) is one of the nation's fastest growing robo-advisors and just passed 1 billion dollars in assets under management. Chris and his company are often in the news, and are based right here in Leawood in Park Place.

"... Leawood-based financial tech firm has reached $1 billion in assets under management, becoming the fastest, independent robo advisor to pass that threshold" ... Startland News 

"Leawood startup's co-founder makes Upstart 100"... Kansas City Business Journal

We are celebrating a great year and will look forward to the things in store for 2018. We'll also recognize our 2017 Hall of Fame Award recipients, and acknowledge some of our friends and community partners who have volunteered their time to help the Leawood Chamber deliver "Business Personalized" to our over 500 member businesses. 

About Chris Costello:

Chris Costello is the CEO and Co-Founder of Leawood-based blooom. 

At blooom, Chris leads the company in building innovative financial services to reach a brand new audience of under-served Americans. 

Blooom has been named one of the world's most innovative companies by Fast Company, and Chris was selected as "Ten to Watch in 2016" by WealthManagement. 

Tickets are $60 for members, and $70 for non-members. By registering online, you agree to the chamber's refund policy as noted at http://leawoodchamber.org/refund-policy. The reservation deadline for individual tickets is Thursday, December 6th by 12:00 pm. 

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Event Hosts: Burns & McDonnell . Country Club Bank . CrossFirst Bank . Menorah Medical Center . Shawnee Mission Health . Town Center Plaza

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Event Patrons: American Century Investments . Bank of Blue Valley . CBIZ MHM LLC . Commerce Bank . DEMDACO . Discover Vision Centers . Johnson County Community College . KCP&L

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Event Associates: AMC Theatres. JE Dunn Construction . Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City . Mutual of Omaha Bank . Saint Luke's Health System . Security Bank of Kansas City . Saint Joseph Medical Center . Tutera Senior Living & Healthcare . UMB Bank

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Table Hosts: Blooom

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When:
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 11:15 AM thru 01:15 PM
Where:
Overland Park Convention Center
6000 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66211
Registration:
Due to limited seating, advance reservations are REQUIRED for this event. The reservation deadline for this event is December 6th by 12:00PM. We will not be able to refund on cancellations received after the registration deadline. By registering online, you agree to the chamber's refund policy as noted at http://leawoodchamber.org/refund-policy.

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For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Wednesday, January 03, 2018Membership Meeting

Legislative Luncheon

Join us for lunch and conversation with Leawood's State Senators and Representatives before they head up to Topeka for the 2018 legislative session. The Chamber will present our delegation with our 2018 Legislative Priorities, and then each elected official will give a short presentation on what they feel will be the hot issues in Topeka this session. 

Presenting Legislators are as follows:

Barbara Bollier - Kansas Senate - District 7

Stephanie Clayton -  Kansas Representative - District 19

Jan Kessinger - Kansas Representative - District 20 

Joy Koesten - Kansas Representative - District 28

John Skubal - Kansas Senate - District 11

Jerry Stogsdill - Kansas Representative - District 21

Sean Tarwater - Kansas Representative - District 27 

 

Presenting Sponsor: Saint Luke's Health System


When:
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Marriott Kansas City Overland Park
10800 Metcalf Ave.
Overland Park, KS 66210
Registration:
Seating is Limited so Advanced Registration is Required.

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For More Info:
Chamber Office
(913) 498-1514
chamber@leawoodchamber.org

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018Special Events

Leawood Chamber At The Tee - Golf Outing

Leawood Chamber At The Tee - Golf Outing

The Leawood Chamber At The Tee Golf Outing is back! 

Teams of 4 will travel around a nine-hole course, being welcomed by all our fabulous sponsors, and will get to play course games like straightest drive, closest shot, and more.

Golfer registration is from 1:00-1:30PM. 2:00PM shotgun start.


When:
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 2:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
IRONHORSE Golf Club
15400 Mission Rd.
Leawood, KS 66224
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 ext. 2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Saturday, September 15, 2018Special Events

A Taste of Leawood

A Taste of Leawood

Satisfy your cravings with food samples from local restaurants, beer, wine, & more at Leawood's tastiest event - A Taste of Leawood Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Town Center Plaza.

 

For questions, please call 913-498-1514.

 

  

When:
Saturday, September 15, 2018 7:00 PM thru 10:30 PM
Where:
Town Center Plaza - North Side
5000 W 119th Street
Leawood, Kansas 66209
Need Assistance::
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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