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News Release | Gov. Laura Kelly Joins Spectrum to Celebrate Grand Opening of New Overland Park Retention Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Release | Gov. Laura Kelly Joins Spectrum to Celebrate Opening of Retention Center in Overland Park   Nearly $5 Million Invested in New State-of-the-Art Facility Hiring Underway for More Than 650 Positions        OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Gov. Laura Kelly and Overland Park officials joined Spectrum for a ribbon-cutting ceremony…

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4 Small Business Resources in Overland Park

4 Small Business Resources in Overland Park Getting a business up and operating can be a challenge… We’d know because we’re helping Overland Park business daily and especially during Small Business Appreciation Week! Our Chamber team collaborated to compile a list of free business resources for local firms. These tools are intended to assist small…

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This Week in Topeka | March 14-18, 2022

This Week in Topeka March 14-18, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session With just a few exceptions we’ve reached the time of year where committees are finished with their work. Most of the attention now returns to the House and Senate floors where the bodies will fine tune legislation…

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News Release | Overland Park Chamber is a 5 Star Chamber

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Release | Overland Park Chamber is a 5 Star Chamber   Fewer than 1% of the nation’s chambers receive 5 stars The Board of Directors and staff of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the organization has earned the distinction of Accredited with 5 Stars — the…

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This Week in Topeka | February 28-March 4, 2022

This Week in Topeka February 28-March 4, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session Not sure if it was the unseasonably warm weather or not, but action in the statehouse was perhaps a little more quiet than usual for this time in the session. Committees continue to evaluate proposals as…

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News Release | OPEDC to recognize business contributions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beth Johnson, bjohnson@opchamber.org or (913) 766-7612 Overland Park Economic Development Council to recognize business contributions Overland Park, Kan., February 25, 2022 – The Overland Park Chamber Economic Development Council (OPEDC) will recognize eight businesses and former Mayor Carl Gerlach for their contributions to economic growth in Overland Park at its annual…

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This Week in Topeka | February 21-25, 2022

This Week in Topeka February 21-25, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session After a few last-minute committee meetings on Monday, the House and Senate spent Tuesday and Wednesday focused on floor action. They churned through multiple, mostly non-controversial pieces of legislation that had previously been vetted by their respective…

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News Release | 2022 Leadership OP Class Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tracey Osborne Oltjen, tosborne@opchamber.org or (913) 766-7603 Overland Park Chamber Foundation Announces 2022 Leadership Overland Park Class Members Overland Park, Kan., December 9, 2021 – The Overland Park Chamber Foundation has selected 36 business professionals to participate in its 2022 Leadership Overland Park (LOP) program. Now in its 39th year, LOP…

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