#CountMeInJoCo Launched to Increase Resident Participation in 2020 Census

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April 1, Johnson County Kansas’ Complete Count Committee launched Count Me In JoCo, a year-long awareness campaign to educate residents about the importance of being counted in the 2020 Census, and how to be counted. The next U.S. Census begins on April 1, 2020. In addition to revealing the new campaign, Johnson County launched the web site CountMeInJoCo.org, where the public can learn …

June 2017 Seminars at the Kansas Small Business Development Center

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Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210 For additional information call the JCCC KSBDC at 913-469-3878 or go to www.jccc.edu/ksbdc Pre-registration is required. To register, call 913-469-2323 or go to www.jccc.edu/ksbdc. Select a training class and click Enroll. 51733 Time Management (SBDC) June 7, 2017 – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm – Fee: $129 51432 Business …

Move-In Ready Space Now Available at Town Center Plaza

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Town Center Plaza, the premier open-air shopping venue of Leawood has a highly visible, move-in ready 3,000 square foot space available between Victoria’s Secret and Soma. If you have been looking for a turn-key, prime retail space, this is it! Town Center Plaza is also now discussing Back-to-School and Holiday pop-up leases with spaces anywhere from 1,000 square feet up …

Leawood Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live

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Leawood, KS was recently named as the best city to live in Kansas, and the 31st best city to live in the U.S., according to NICHE. (https://www.niche.com/) Ranking were based on crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities, found from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, CDC, and other sources. Click here to view the full list. …

Leawood’s Centriq Training Expands to St. Louis

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Leawood, KS Centriq Training (Centriq), the Kansas City area’s largest information technology training company, announces that it acquired St. Louis-based Premier Knowledge Solutions (PKS) in a transaction that closed on April 1. The combined firms create the largest IT training company in the Midwest. “Information technology professionals located in St. Louis, as well as throughout the region, will now have …

JCCC hosts seminars for Kansas Small Business Development Center

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April 2017 Seminars at the Kansas Small Business Development Center Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210 For additional information call the JCCC KSBDC at 913-469-3878 or go to www.jccc.edu/ksbdc Pre-registration is required. To register, call 913-469-2323 or go to www.jccc.edu/ksbdc. Select a training class and click Enroll. 50862 Business Basics: Conducting Market Research and Feasibility …

Aratana: Osteoarthritis drug for dogs could be a ‘blockbuster’

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Aratana Therapeutics Inc. CEO Dr. Steven St. Peter expects two of the company’s drugs to hit blockbuster status. With two products released to market since Aratana (Nasdaq: PETX) was founded in 2010, and one pending, St. Peter outlined the market for each. So far, the company’s osteoarthritis treatment, Galliprant, might fetch the most. “We continue to think the product can …

Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute Breaks Ground on Hospital Expansion and Renovation

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To meet the community’s growing need for specialized orthopedic care, Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute—the region’s only dedicated orthopedic hospital—has broken ground on a new hospital expansion project. Construction officially began last month and is expected to be complete in the spring of 2018. Plans include adding more than 22,000 square feet of new hospital space, as well as renovations to …

Leawood Ranks 19th Best City for Money-Management Skills in U.S.

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WalletHub ranks the 2017’s Best & Worst Cities at Money Management Money management is a life skill that unfortunately doesn’t come with a standard manual. If it did and we all followed the rules, everyone would have flawless credit and no debt. But a survey of consumer financial literacy reflects a growing need for financial instruction in U.S. households. Only …

MHC Earns 2016 Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year Award

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LEAWOOD, Kan., Feb. 23, 2017 — MHC’s Texas region received the prestigious 2016 Kenworth North American Medium Duty Dealer of the Year award for achieving an outstanding year of sales and increasing market share. This is the second time MHC Kenworth – Texas has earned the award, and encompasses 11 locations* that span Texas and New Mexico. The award is …