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Wednesday, May 03, 2017Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Dental Elements of Leawood

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Dental Elements of Leawood

Please join us in officially welcoming Dental Elements of Leawood to our community!

You won't want to miss this great opportunity to support our fellow Leawood Chamber Members!

 

  

When:
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Dental Elements of Leawood
13018 State Line Rd
Leawood, KS
Registration:
Reservations are requested as a courtesy to our host business.

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

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017Membership Meeting

Chamber Luncheon

Chamber Luncheon

Join us for a special presentation from Tim Cowden, President & CEO of KCADC, and Joe Reardon, CEO of the KC Chamber. They'll be talking tactics to bring even more growth to Kansas City, as well as the idea to bring a new terminal to KCI and how community members can get involved.

 

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) is recognized nationally as one of the best regional economic development organizations in the country. Mr. Cowden has over 25 years’ experience in Economic Development, including 18 years with the KCADC. He is an expert in his field and has been a Kansas City leader in the march to job recruitment and area growth.

 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to be on the forefront of knowledge of what is happening in Kansas City! 

 

REGISTER HERE

 

This luncheon is sponsored by: Integrity Advisory

integrity advisory

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About Tim Cowden 

Tim Cowden leads the strategic direction and vision for the Kansas City Area Development Council from day-to-day operations to KCADC investor and client relationships. The KCADC team drives new corporate attraction in partnership with economic development leadership across the 18-county, two state Kansas City region. Tim has more than 25 years of experience in economic development, including senior positions in Texas, Utah, and Kansas City.  He has been with KCADC since 1998.

Cowden and his team successfully work with a variety of business types including those active in advanced manufacturing, corporate headquarters, shared services operations, information technology, logistics/distribution, and animal, bio and life sciences.  Tim and his team have assisted large corporations in successfully expanding or relocating into the Kansas City area, including Netsmart Technologies, Mars Chocolate North America, Amazon, AutoAlert, Spectrum Brands, CVS Pharmacy, Virgin Mobile USA, Kubota Tractor, The Nerdery, Sedgwick, FedEx Ground, Wal-Mart, Farmers Insurance, TriWest Healthcare Alliance Corp, Aviation Technical Services, mySidewalk, and Excel Industries.

Previous to his work for the KCADC, Cowden held senior economic development positions in Texas and Utah.  Aside from economic development, Cowden worked in the private sector in commercial real estate and business management.

He graduated with a B.A. degree from the University of Oklahoma.  Tim is married to Monique and they have four children: Sarah, Joe, Anna, and Jack.

About the Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC)

As a regional economic development council, the KCADC represents two states, 18 counties and more than 50 communities. Since its inception in 1976, the KCADC and its partners directly assisted more than 500 companies and organizations relocate or expand into the Kansas City region. As a result, these companies have created more than 50,000 direct and indirect jobs for the Kansas City area.

 

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There is a $31 charge for members to attend this event. $41 charge for non-members. (Prices include lunch). 

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Click here to view a list of member businesses who have registered to attend this event.  

  

When:
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 11:15 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Ritz Charles
9000 W 137th St.
Overland Park, KS 66221

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017After Hrs Networking

After Hours Networking - Sunflower Bank

After Hours Networking - Sunflower Bank

Join us for great food, drinks, and new connections at Sunflower Bank!

Invite a friend! Do you have a friend or co-worker looking to expand their professional network? All members and their guests are welcome.

No cost for members to attend. $15 charge for non-members.

 

 

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

  

When:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 5:00 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
Sunflower Bank
15100 Rosewood St.
Leawood, KS 66224

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017After Hrs Networking

Young Professionals After Hours

Young Professionals After Hours

Young Professionals, join us for an after hours networking event to expand your professional network. Expect cool drinks, great food, and to make valuable connections.

Invite a friend!

Do you have a friend or co-worker looking to expand their professional network? All members and their guests are welcome.

If you are between the ages of 21 - 39 years old and wish to build your professional network and give back to the community, Leawood Young Professionals is the group for you!  

 

 

  

When:
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:00 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:

Newport Grill

5501 W. 135th St.

Overland Park, KS 66223 

(Access Rooftop through Threshing Bee boutique) 

 

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Thursday, June 01, 2017Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Bukaty Companies

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Bukaty Companies

Join the Leawood Chamber and Leawood community to celebrate the opening of the newly relocated Bukaty Companies!

 

You don't want to miss this great opportunity to support our fellow Leawood Chamber Members!


When:
Thursday, June 01, 2017 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Bukaty Companies
4601 College Blvd., Suite 100
Leawood, KS 66211

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Friday, June 02, 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, June 02, 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, June 06, 2017Morning Mingling

Morning Mingling - The Residence at Park Place

Morning Mingling - The Residence at Park Place

Join us for coffee, breakfast, and new connections at The Residences at Park Place!

Invite a friend! Do you have a friend or co-worker looking to expand their professional network? All members and their guests are welcome.

No cost for members to attend. $15 charge for non-members.

 

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

  

When:
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 8:00 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
The Residences at Park Place
5280 W. 115th Place
Leawood, KS 66211

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017Membership Meeting

Chamber Luncheon: JCCC Celebrates 50 Years

Chamber Luncheon: JCCC Celebrates 50 Years

It has been an outstanding 50 years for Johnson County Community College, but what will the next 50 years hold and what will that mean for our community?

 

At our next Chamber Luncheon Dr. Joseph M. Sopcich, President of JCCC, will share his vision for the college's next 50 years, particularly in the fields of arts and technology.

 

WE'RE GROWING OUR NETWORK ONE MEMBER AT A TIME.  

Please help us welcome our newest members during this luncheon.

Direct PT  .  Douglas R Peete & Associates  .  Hendrick Auto Group  .  Motivo Designs  .   Scout & Molly's Boutique  .  TownePlace Suites by Marriott

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Dr. Joseph M. Sopcich is the fifth president of Johnson County Community College. He has served the College since 1992 in such roles such as executive director of Institutional Advancement and executive vice president of Administrative Services.

JCCC will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019, and Sopcich is preparing the College for its next 50 years. He has spearheaded a new facilities plan. It addressed better ways to use existing campus space and also called for two new buildings, one for the arts and one for technology. 

He is committed to student opportunity, fiscal responsibility, and relevance in the classroom. He considers himself extremely fortunate to be president of a college with outstanding faculty and staff, in a community that is extremely supportive of education. 

Sopcich earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Notre Dame and a PhD from the University of Kansas. He taught as an adjunct in the College’s business division from 2006 to 2013.

 

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There is a $31 charge for members to attend this event.

$41 charge for non-members.

(Prices include lunch).

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Click here to view a list of member businesses who have registered to attend this event. 

 

  

When:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:15 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Johnson County Community College
Regnier Center, first floor
12345 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66210

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Salon Ami

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Salon Ami

Join the Leawood Chamber and Leawood community to welcome the opening of Salon Ami!

 

You don't want to miss this great opportunity to support our fellow Leawood Chamber Members!


When:
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Salon Ami
5054 W 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209
Registration:
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
ErinE@leawoodchamber.org

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Thursday, June 15, 2017Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Gordon Dental of Leawood

Join the Leawood Chamber and Leawood community to welcome the opening of Gordon Dental to Ranch Mart!

 

You don't want to miss this great opportunity to support our fellow Leawood Chamber Members!


When:
Thursday, June 15, 2017 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Gordon Dental of Leawood
Ranch Mart
3628 W. 95th Street
Leawood, KS 66206
Registration:
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
ErinE@leawoodchamber.org

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Thursday, June 22, 2017After Hrs Networking

After Hours Networking - CrossFirst Bank

After Hours Networking - CrossFirst Bank

Join us for great food, drinks, and new connections at CrossFirst Bank!

Invite a friend! Do you have a friend or co-worker looking to expand their professional network? All members and their guests are welcome.

No cost for members to attend. $15 charge for non-members.

 

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

  

When:
Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:00 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:

CrossFirst Bank

4707 W 135th Street

Leawood, KS 66224

 

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Thursday, July 06, 2017Morning Mingling

Morning Mingling Networking Event at Pinot's Palette

Morning Mingling Networking Event at Pinot's Palette

Join us for coffee, breakfast, and new connections at Pinot's Palette!

Invite a friend! Do you have a friend or co-worker looking to expand their professional network? All members and their guests are welcome.

No cost for members to attend. $15 charge for non-members.

 

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

  

When:
Thursday, July 06, 2017 8:00 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Pinot's Palette
5235 W. 116th Pl.
Leawood, KS 66211
For More Info:
Brecklyn Bolan
913-498-1514 x3
brecklynb@leawoodchamber.org

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017Membership Meeting

Chamber Luncheon: 8 to Great Success Process

Chamber Luncheon: 8 to Great Success Process

We’re revealing the formula for positive change straight from MK Mueller’s #1 Reader’s Choice Award book, 8 to Great: The Powerful Process for Positive Change, at our next Chamber Luncheon.

Companies and organizations of all sizes turn to MK Mueller’s 8 to Great success process to help employees become more successful, productive and positive. That means increased engagement, morale and job satisfaction.

 

This luncheon is sponsored by Healthcare Resort of Leawood. 

 

WE'RE GROWING OUR NETWORK ONE MEMBER AT A TIME.  

Please help us welcome our newest members during this luncheon.

CareNow Urgent Care, Dopps Chiropractic, Girls Lifted LLC, Mize Houser & Co. PA

Mobile Capital Group, Phoenix Home Care & Hospice, and Tria Health

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Keynote Speaker: Christina Auch 8 to Great

Christina is a Certified Trainer and Coach for both "8 to Great, The Powerful Process for Positive Change" as well as "8 to Your IdealWeight" - both programs created by author MK Mueller and featured in her books - "8 to Great" and "8 to Your IdealWeight".

 

Christina has led over 600 business leaders and their team members, as well as her own, through the 8 Highways featured in the book "8 to Great, by MK Mueller" - helping implement the process for powerful and positive changes.   Her entertaining, informative and inspirational presentations help others to believe in and achieve greater levels of personal and professional success.  

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There is a $31 charge for members to attend this event. $41 charge for non-members. (Prices include lunch). 

Registration deadline is July 10th by 10:00am or when attendance has reached max capacity. 

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Click here to view a list of member businesses who have registered to attend this event.  

  

When:
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 11:15 PM
Where:
Ritz Charles
9000 W 137th St.
Overland Park, KS 66221
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017After Hrs Networking

After Hours Networking:Menorah Medical Center

After Hours Networking:Menorah Medical Center

Join us for great food, drinks, and new connections at Menorah Medical Center!

Invite a friend! Do you have a friend or co-worker looking to expand their professional network? All members and their guests are welcome.

No cost for members to attend. $15 charge for non-members.

 

 

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

  

When:
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Menorah Medical Center
Entry C
5721 W. 119th St.
Overland Park, KS 66209

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Thursday, July 27, 2017Education Program

Young Professionals Lunch & Learn

Young Professionals Lunch & Learn

An introduction to storytelling for business and professional growth.

Laura Packer, Founder of Think Story, will lead guests through an interactive discussion to strengthen elevator speeches, sales pitches, and networking skills.

 

Storytelling is a hot buzzword these days, but what does it mean and how do you do it? Join storyteller and communications consultant Laura Packer of thinkstory.com, for an informative, engaging and practical talk on how you can use storytelling. You will have a chance to develop and tell your own work story, as well as learn about why storytelling is so effective, practical applications, and more.

 

A big thank you to TownePlace Suites by Marriott for sponsoring this informative luncheon.

 

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About Laura Packer

Laura Packer has been helping for- and non-profit organizations capture, hone and capitalize upon their stories for over 20 years. As the sole proprietor of thinkstory.com, Laura has worked with organizations around the world to solve problems, develop new directions, understand their own stakeholders, and learn how to tell better stories. She is also a performing artist, writer, and coach.

For more information about her work go to thinkstory.com or think-story.blogspot.com. 

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

Click here to view a list of members who have registered to attend this event.  


When:
Thursday, July 27, 2017 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

DEMDACO

5000 W. 134th St.

Leawood, KS 66209 

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

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017Morning Mingling

Morning Mingling: Shawnee Mission Health - Overland Park

Morning Mingling: Shawnee Mission Health - Overland Park

Join us for coffee, breakfast, and new connections at Shawnee Mission Health - Overland Park's new location!

Invite a friend! Do you have a friend or co-worker looking to expand their professional network? All members and their guests are welcome.

No cost for members to attend. $15 charge for non-members.

 

 

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

  

When:
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 8:00 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Shawnee Mission Health - Overland Park (BluHawk)
7820 W 165th Street
Overland Park, KS 66223
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017Membership Meeting

Chamber Luncheon: Cam F. Awesome

Chamber Luncheon: Cam F. Awesome

Cam F. Awesome gives negative thinking a one-two punch at our next Luncheon. The champion boxer & comedian attributes positive thinking, and learning to "get very comfortable with being uncomfortable," to his success in and outside of the ring. . . and regular trips to Chipotle, to satisfy his "#ChipotleAddiction," doesn't hurt either. 

This luncheon will be one for the books, you won't want to miss it!

 

Cam Awesome is a multi-time heavyweight National champion boxer and Captain of the USA National boxing team. Cam has represented the US in over 20 international championship tournaments. He has been on many ESPN show and hosted ESPN’s Highly Questionable and Sports Nation. Cam also hosts a podcast called “Awesome Talks” available on Spotify, iTunes, iHeart Radio App, and Google Play.

 

Originally from Long Island, NY but refers to Kansas City as his hometown.

As a stand-up comedian, Cam has done many comedy shows across the country. He is also an emcee for events. Cam is the U.S. National Team Capitan and the Athletic Director on the USA Boxing Board of Directors. He is well respected by his peers, not only for his accolades in the boxing ring, but also for his positive personality that he instills upon others. Cam has been a Big for Big Brother Big Sister for 7 years and does a lot of work with the youth around Kansas City. Cam is one of the premier faces of the vegan community.

 

This luncheon is sponsored by First National Bank.

First National Bank 

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There is a $31 charge for members to attend this event. $41 charge for non-members. (Prices include lunch). 

Registration deadline is August 7th by 10:00am or when attendance has reached max capacity. 

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Click here to view a list of member businesses who have registered to attend this event.  

  

When:
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 11:15 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Ritz Charles
9000 W 137th St.
Overland Park, KS 66221
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017After Hrs Networking

After Hours Networking: IRONHORSE Golf Club

After Hours Networking: IRONHORSE Golf Club

Come and check out IRONHORSE Golf Club's new event space, Vista 154, while enjoying great food, drinks, and making new connections!

Vista 154 is a place you will want to host your next golf outing, business meeting, corporate retreat, or special event! Click here for more details and to check out the new space.  

Invite a friend! Do you have a friend or co-worker looking to expand their professional network? All members and their guests are welcome.

No cost for members to attend. $15 charge for non-members.

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

  

When:
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 5:00 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
IRONHORSE Golf Club
15400 Mission Rd.
Leawood, KS 66224
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017After Hrs Networking

Young Professionals After Hours - Ranchmart Taste & Tour

Young Professionals After Hours - Ranchmart Taste & Tour

Join us Wednesday, August 23rd for the Ranchmart Taste & Tour event with the Leawood Young Professionals! This traveling, interactive event will not only satisfy your taste buds with refreshments and light bites, but you’ll also have a chance to show off your poker skills and make some new connections. Attendees will be split into groups as they visit participating Ranchmart businesses throughout the event.  

Participating Ranchmart Businesses:

Ranchmart Wine & Liquors

Foo’s Frozen Custard

Sarpino’s

First Class Fitness

Cosentino's Price Chopper

John's Hairstyling

& Gordon Dental!

 

Use the link above to register today! If you have trouble registering for this event, please email us at Event Registration Assistance.

Registration deadline is August 22nd by 5:00 pm, so make sure you RSVP today!

Cost: No charge for Chamber Members, $15 for non-members.

 

 

  

When:
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 5:00 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:

Sponsored by Ranchmart Shopping Center 

Starting location: 

Ranchmart Wine and Spirits, LLC

3748 W. 95th St.

Leawood, KS 66206 

 

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

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Friday, September 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, September 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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