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News Release | Overland Park students earn top spots in Kansas Civics Bee

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kevin Walker, kwalker@opchamber.org, (913) 766-7602 Three Overland Park students earn top spots in Kansas Civics Bee Overland Park, Kan., May 10, 2024 – Last night, three Overland Park middle school students took first, second, and third place in the Kansas Civics Bee competition in Wichita. The first-place winner will…

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News Release | AdventHealth unveils Cancer Institute

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AdventHealth opens Cancer Institute Overland Park, Kan., May 2, 2024 – AdventHealth today unveiled its $76 million, 71,000-square-foot Cancer Institute, designed to provide unparalleled cancer care services to the community. AdventHealth Cancer Institute Shawnee Mission offers a wide range of services, including the only MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy in the region,…

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News Release | Chamber EDC recognizes business contributions

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Libbey Tucker, Senior Vice President, Economic Development, ltucker@opchamber.org or (913) 766-7612 Overland Park Chamber EDC to recognize business contributions Overland Park, Kan., January 23, 2024 – The Overland Park Chamber Economic Development Council will recognize 11 businesses and organizations for their contributions to economic growth in Overland Park at…

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News Release | Chamber Foundation announces 2024 LOP class

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alex Cook, acook@opchamber.org or (913) 766-7603 Chamber Foundation announces 2024 Leadership Overland Park Class Overland Park, Kan., December 7, 2023 – The Overland Park Chamber Foundation has selected 34 business professionals to participate in its 2024 Leadership Overland Park (LOP) program. Now in its 41st year, LOP is designed…

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News Release | Vicki Lilly receives 2023 Rick Worrel Community Legacy Award

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tracey Osborne Oltjen, tosborne@opchamber.org or (913) 491-3600 Overland Park Chamber Honors Vicki Lilly with 2023 Rick Worrel Community Legacy Award Overland Park, Kan., December 6, 2023 – Vicki Lilly, executive director of the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park, is the 2023 recipient of the Richard A. “Rick”…

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News Release | Students invited to participate in statewide civics essay competition

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kevin Walker, kwalker@opchamber.org or (913) 766-7602 Kansas middle schoolers invited to participate in first-of-its-kind statewide civics essay competition Overland Park, Kan., November 13, 2023 – The application portal opened today for 6th, 7th or 8th grade students in Kansas to enter the first-of-its-kind statewide civics competition. The Overland Park…

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News Release | HCA Midwest Health opens center for primary care and women’s health

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HCA Midwest Health opens center for primary care and women’s health Overland Park, Kan., November 2, 2023 – HCA Midwest Health opened a permanent new location for Family Health Medical Group and the second location of Town Plaza Women’s Health at 13801 Metcalf Avenue. The specialty center offers area residents…

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News Release | Chamber hires Libbey Tucker as Economic Development leader

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tracey Osborne Oltjen, tosborne@opchamber.org, (913) 491-3600 Overland Park Chamber hires Libbey Tucker as Economic Development leader Overland Park, Kan., November 1, 2023 – The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce announced the hiring of Libbey Tucker, CEcD, as its senior vice president of economic development. Tucker will be responsible for…

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News Release | Officials break ground on OsLo –Luxury Apartment Project on Corner of Antioch and 135th Street

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Corey Cohn, ccohn@opchamber.org or (913) 766-7605 Ryan Companies begins construction of luxury apartments at 135th and Antioch OVERLAND PARK, KS (October. 12, 2023) – Ryan Companies and EPC Real Estate Group representatives joined the Overland Park Chamber and local officials to break ground on the new OsLo project. The…

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Chamber leaders meet with reps in Washington, D.C.

In the News Chamber representatives meet with national leaders in Washington, D.C. Overland Park, Kan., September 25, 2023 – Chamber leaders recently returned from Washington, D.C. where they met with our federal elected officials. Not surprisingly, workforce challenges topped the list of issues they took to the nation’s capital. “Our members continue to share with…

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