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Business West Bulletin – Late March 2019

Business West to sponsor meeting about U.S. Census Dr. Alan organ, who taught at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, will be the featured speaker at a quarterly membership meeting of Business West at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 1 in the Community Room of Country Club Bank, 11006 Parallel Pkwy. Dr. Organ is a [...]

By |March 29th, 2019|News|

Legislature to deal with property taxes

The Kansas City, Kansas, Area Chamber of Commerce is drafting its annual legislative agenda as the Kansas Legislature will soon meet for its 2019 session in Topeka. Members of the Wyandotte County Legislative Delegation met with members of the Chamber’s Legislative Committee Friday morning Dec. 15 at the Chamber office. Property taxes are sure to [...]

Business West Bulletin – Mid November 2018

Business West to sponsor digital marketing seminar Business West will sponsor a digital marketing seminar that will show how digital media can complement traditional media. A panel of experts will tell how you can tell the story about your market or service and increase results. The panelist swill include Melissa Bynum, Melkat Creative Services; Jon [...]

By |November 18th, 2018|News|

Congressional Forum marks 50th anniversary

A group of Kansas City, Kansas, businessmen in 1968 wanted to establish a non-partisan organization that would help keep its members informed about governmental issues. The group included Ferris Kimball and Harlan Potter, industrial suppliers with businesses in the Fairfax Industrial Area; Orrin Shepherd, who owned clothing stores in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, and in [...]

Agency focuses on employment opportunities

By Murrel Bland The best paying jobs in Kansas are in Wyandotte County. However, when it comes to jobs that Wyandotte County residents hold, Wyandotte County ranks only 83 out of 105 counties. Much of Greg Kindle’s efforts are focused on closing that gap. Kindle is the president of the Wyandotte Economic Development Council. The [...]

Agency focuses on employment opportunities

By Murrel Bland The best paying jobs in Kansas are in Wyandotte County. However, when it comes to jobs that Wyandotte County residents hold, Wyandotte County ranks only 83 out of 105 counties. Much of Greg Kindle’s efforts are focused on closing that gap. Kindle is the president of the Wyandotte Economic Development Council. The [...]

Business West Bulletin – Mid August 2018

College President to speak at Annual meeting Dr. Greg Mosier, who was recently appointed as President of Kansas City, Kansas, Community College, will be the keynote speaker at the Business West Annual Meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28 in the Multi-Purpose Room of the College’s Technical Education Center, 6565 State Ave. Dr. Mosier comes [...]

By |August 13th, 2018|Bulletins|

The Wizard comes to Wyandotte County

By Murrel Bland The recent live production of The Wizard of Oz at Providence Medical Center Amphitheater in Wyandotte County Park, Bonner Springs, brought back memories of what might have been if the Oz theme park would have come about. The amphitheater, originally called Sandstone, was the brainchild of restaurateur Gus Fasone. Sandstone opened in [...]

DeGoler’s acquired by major drug store chain

DeGoler’s, an independent pharmacy that has served Wyandotte County for about 90 years, was sold recently to CVS. The company can trace its roots to 1928 when Pharmacist Harvey DeGoler founded the company. His son Jim, also a pharmacist, explained that his father’s drug store was at 552 Minnesota Ave., near the intersection where passengers [...]