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Tuesday, November 07, 2017Morning Mingling

Morning Mingling: Saint Luke's South Hospital

Morning Mingling: Saint Luke's South Hospital

Create new partnerships with a nice cup of coffee at Saint Luke's South Hospital for the Leawood Chamber Morning Mingling Event! Have a friend? Bring them along as well!

If you have trouble registering for this event, please email us at Event Registration Assistance.

The registration deadline for this event is November 6th by 1:00 pm, so make your reservation today!  

 

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

  

When:
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 8:00 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Saint Luke's South Hospital
12300 Metcalf Ave.
Overland Park, KS 66213
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017Membership Meeting

Chamber Luncheon: Get a Head Start on Goal Setting for 2018

Chamber Luncheon: Get a Head Start on Goal Setting for 2018

Are you wanting to get a head start with setting goals for 2018? Then you won’t want to miss this opportunity to gather tips from Cynthia Kyriazis on how to stay on track with the Time Management GPS – Goals, Priorities, and Schedule. 

Cynthia Kyriazis is an organizing and time management strategist with a 20 year track record serving entrepreneurial businesses, government, nonprofit agencies and Fortune 500 companies.

Let’s start the New Year off right!

 

Cynthia is also the author of the Amazon Best Seller book: Get Organized. Get Focused. Get Moving. She has been featured on Forbes.com, Wall Street Journal online, Kansas City Star, Philadelphia Inquirer and many regional publications, radio and television shows. Cynthia was also named one of the ’28 best online productivity experts’ by New York Times best-selling author Hank Reardon in his boom, Time Management 2.0.

 

This luncheon is sponsored by Shawnee Mission Health.

 

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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 November 13th by 10:00am or when attendance has reached max capacity. 

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When:
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:15 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the Convention Center
6100 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66211
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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

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Thursday, November 30, 2017Education Program

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

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

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

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 contactEmily Ebert at 913-498-1514 x1 or EmilyE@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:
Emily Ebert
913-498-1514 x1
emilye@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 . KCP&L

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Event Associates: AMC Theatres. JE Dunn Construction . Johnson County Community College . Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City . Meridian Business Services . 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
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
erine@leawoodchamber.org

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Wednesday, January 03, 2018Membership Meeting

2018 Leawood Legislative Luncheon

2018 Leawood Legislative Luncheon

Join us for lunch and conversation with Leawood's State Senators and Representatives before they head 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

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
Quail Creek Ballroom I, II, III, IV
10800 Metcalf Ave.
Overland Park, KS 66210
For More Info:
Chamber Office
(913) 498-1514
chamber@leawoodchamber.org

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018After Hrs Networking

After Hours Networking: Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

After Hours Networking: Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Join us for great food, drinks, 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.

Registration deadline is January 9th by 5:00 pm, or when registration has reached max capacity. 

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

  

When:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
6601 W 135th St.
Overland Park, KS 66223
For More Info:
Deanna Glazebrook
913-498-1514 x0
deannag@leawoodchamber.org

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Saturday, January 20, 2018Government Affairs

2018 Legislative Breakfast Series

Legislative Breakfast #1 

Please join us for the first of four Legislative Breakfasts sponsored by the Leawood Chamber and the Johnson County Public Policy Council. The Legislative Breakfast Series is designed to enhance the communication and exchange of information between the business community and the Johnson County state legislative delegation. Legislators will be in attendance to discuss issues and offer the most current legislative updates.  

All four meetings will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Casual attire is appropriate.

Breakfast will be served promptly at 7:30am.

Lineup of Speakers

January 20: Sen. Skubal, Sen. Sykes, Rep. Brim, Rep. Koesten, Rep. Parker

 

February 17: Sen. Pettey, Rep. Gallagher, Rep. Markley, Rep. Resman, Rep. Stogsdill

 

March 24: Sen. Lynn, Rep. Holscher, Rep. Kessinger, Rep. Neighbor, Rep. Ousley, Rep. Tarwater

 

May 19: Sen. Baumgardner, Rep. Bollier, Rep. Clayton, Rep. Cox, Rep. Lusk, Rep. Rooker

 

Legislative Breakfast #1 - Saturday, January 20, 2018

Legislative Breakfast #2 -  Saturday, February 17, 2018

Legislative Breakfast #3 -  Saturday, March 24, 2018

Legislative Breakfast #4 -  Saturday, May 19, 2018

 

Prices:

Chamber members: $25/person

Non-member: $30/person

Pre-paid series cost -Members Only: $92/member

 


When:
Saturday, January 20, 2018 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Kansas City-Overland Park
10100 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018Economic Development

EDC Executive Committee Meeting


When:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 8:15 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Country Club Bank
2nd floor conference room
13451 Briar
Leawood, KS 66209

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Wednesday, February 07, 2018After Hrs Networking

After Hours Networking: Olathe Ford Lincoln

After Hours Networking: Olathe Ford Lincoln

Join us for great food, drinks, 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.

Registration deadline is February 6th by 5:00 pm, or when registration has reached max capacity. 

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

  

When:
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Olathe Ford Lincoln
1845 E Santa Fe St.
Olathe, KS 66062
For More Info:
Deanna Glazebrook
913-498-1514 x0
deannag@leawoodchamber.org

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Friday, February 09, 2018Economic Development

Economic Development Full Council Meeting

Meeting in their auditorium

When:
Friday, February 09, 2018 8:15 AM thru 09:45 AM
Where:
Burns & McDonnell
9450 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018Membership Meeting

The Sport of Leadership - Chamber Luncheon

The Sport of Leadership - Chamber Luncheon

Have you wanted to know more about the work of the Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation?  Kathy Nelson, President & CEO, will be our guest speaker at our February luncheon.  She will explain how the Commission works consistently to attract, retain local and national sporting events in Kansas City, with the mission to enhance the quality of life and economic success of Greater Kansas City.

Having been also involved in the Women's Intersport Network for KC (WIN for KC), she will share tips and lessons learned in her career, and illustrate the lifetime value of sports and its opportunities for participation and leadership development.

 

 This event is sponsored by:

Commerce Mortgage 

 

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$31.50 Members | $45 Non-members

(Prices include lunch)

Registration deadline is February 12th by 10:00am or when attendance has reached max capacity. 

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When:
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 11:15 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Ritz Charles Overland Park
9000 W. 137th Street
Overland Park, KS 66221
For More Info:
Deanna Glazebrook
913-498-1514 x0
deannag@leawoodchamber.org

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Saturday, February 17, 2018Government Affairs

2018 Legislative Breakfast Series: Breakfast 2

2018 Legislative Breakfast Series: Breakfast 2

Legislative Breakfast #2

Please join us for the second of four Legislative Breakfasts sponsored by the Leawood Chamber and the Johnson County Public Policy Council. The Legislative Breakfast Series is designed to enhance the communication and exchange of information between the business community and the Johnson County state legislative delegation. Legislators will be in attendance to discuss issues and offer the most current legislative updates.  

All four meetings will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Casual attire is appropriate.

Breakfast will be served promptly at 7:30am.

Line-up of Speakers

February 17: Sen. Pettey, Rep. Gallagher, Rep. Markley, Rep. Resman, Rep. Stogsdill

March 24: Sen. Lynn, Rep. Holscher, Rep. Kessinger, Rep. Neighbor, Rep. Ousley, Rep. Tarwater

May 19: Sen. Baumgardner, Rep. Bollier, Rep. Clayton, Rep. Cox, Rep. Lusk, Rep. Rooker

 

Legislative Breakfast #2 -  Saturday, February 17, 2018

Legislative Breakfast #3 -  Saturday, March 24, 2018

Legislative Breakfast #4 -  Saturday, May 19, 2018

 

Prices:

Chamber members: $25/person

Non-member: $30/person


When:
Saturday, February 17, 2018 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Kansas City-Overland Park
10100 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210
Registration:
Due to limited seating, advance reservations are REQUIRED for this event.  Prepayment is required.

By registering online, you agree to the chamber's refund policy as noted at http://leawoodchamber.org/refund-policy/

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Thursday, February 22, 2018Morning Mingling

Morning Mingling: Bank Midwest

Morning Mingling: Bank Midwest

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 February 21st by 1:00PM --be sure to register today!

 

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

  

When:
Thursday, February 22, 2018 8:00 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Bank Midwest
13270 Metcalf
Overland Park, KS 66213
For More Info:
Deanna Glazebrook
913-498-1514 x0
deannag@leawoodchamber.org

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018Programming Committee

Programming Committee Meeting

Committee members are invited to register online for this meeting.

When:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 1:15 PM thru 02:15 PM
Where:
Leawood Chamber
2nd Floor Conf Room
13451 Briar #201
Leawood, KS 66209
Registration:
This meeting is for Programming Commitee Members only.

Register

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

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018LYP After Hours

Young Professionals After Hours: Salon Ami

Young Professionals After Hours: Salon Ami

Ami" is French for "friends" --and don't we all want to meet new ones?! Join us for cocktails & tidbits while meeting new clients, customers, and referral partners!

Have a friend or co-worker who would enjoy this event? Invite them! Guests 21-39 years of age are welcome --& if you give us a call to register them, they can attend for free!

 

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!

Registration deadline for this event is February 27th by 5:00 pm --be sure to RSVP today!

No charge for Chamber Members | $15 Non-members

 

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When:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:

Salon Ami

5054 W 119th Street

Leawood, KS 66209  

For More Info:
Deanna Glazebrook
913-498-1514 x0
deannag@leawoodchamber.org

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Thursday, March 01, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ground Breaking Ceremony - The Fairways of Ironhorse

Ground Breaking Ceremony - The Fairways of Ironhorse

 

DON’T MISS OUT --The Fairways of Ironhorse is not only GOING VERTICAL, it is now GOING VIRTUAL!  Enjoy an array of fabulous PB&J hors d’oeuvres, tantalizing spirits, and discover new connections ALL while experiencing the ground breaking for Leawood’s Premier Boutique Retirement Club, The Fairways of Ironhorse! There will also be virtual reality tours with their state of the art HUR exercise equipment and Smart Technology!  

 

Overland Property Group (OPG), in partnership with Midwest Health (MWH), is pleased to announce The Faiways of Ironhorse is “going vertical”. The ceremony will celebrate the ongoing construction of the first Boutique Retirement Club of its kind in the region. This significant long-term investment is a huge step forward in bringing luxury independent senior living for retirees in Leawood and surrounding areas.

 

OPG and Midwest Health have worked tirelessly with the City of Leawood in making this development a reality. The property is perfectly located in the quiet neighborhood to the southeast of 151st and Nall Ave in Leawood. The Fairways of Ironhorse is tucked between the fourteenth and sixteenth fairways of Ironhorse Golf Club.

 

Designed as live-in country clubs, Overland Property Group has created the concept of “Boutique Retirement Clubs” (BRC’s). BRC’s like The Fairways of Ironhorse will cater to active seniors and Baby Boomers whom are seeking a higher amenity, concierge-living experience with optional, customized home health care options, which will allow residents to age-in-place. A resident member who is seeking to enjoy premier dining, a round of golf, or gathering for a little cheer in the sports bar can find these and many other amenities at a BRC.

 

The Going Vertical ceremony will take place at OPG’s headquarters which is adjacent to the property. Ground Breaking ceremony will begin promptly at 4:30pm and will be followed by a cocktail reception in the leasing office located in OPG’s building.


When:
Thursday, March 01, 2018 4:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Ground Breaking Ceremony will be held at:

Overland Property Group's headquarters
5345 W. 151st Terr.
Leawood, KS 66224
Registration:
For More Info:
Erin Earhart
913-498-1514 x2
ErinE@leawoodchamber.org

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Friday, March 02, 2018Member Orientation

Member Connections Workshop

Member Connections Workshop

Jump-start your Leawood Chamber membership by attending the Connections Workshop! Our members tell us time and time again that this is the best workshop they’ve ever attended.


Invest one hour of your morning to introduce your business to other attendees and expand your referral partner network.
Come prepared with business cards and ready to talk about the following:

      - What do you hope to get out of your Chamber membership?
      - How would you measure the success of your membership?
      - Who are your BEST customers and referral partners?

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. This is your chance to meet the staff of the Leawood Chamber, representatives from the Board of Directors, representatives from the Ambassador Committee, and fellow Chamber members. Learn ways to maximize the value of your membership and make immediate connections!

For registration assistance, please contact Deanna Glazebrook at 913-498-1514 x1 or deannag@leawoodchamber.org.

 
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When:
Friday, March 02, 2018 8:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Country Club Bank
2nd floor conference room
13451 Briar
Leawood, KS 66209
Registration:
For More Info:
Deanna Glazebrook
913-498-1514 x1
deannag@leawoodchamber.org

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