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Business West Bulletin – Late September 2022

Business West to hold Annual Meeting Business West will hold its 37 th Annual Meeting Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Rowe Ridge Vineyard and Winery, 11255 Leavenworth Rd. The social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Officers and directors will be elected. Those who are running for the State Representative [...]

By |September 19th, 2022|Bulletins, News|

Business West Bulletin – 08-25-22 West Patrol

Police officer warns about financial fraud When Jason Vaughn became the detective assigned to financial crimes for the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department, he had a backlog of about nine months of cases. As of late August, that caseload has been reduced to about 1.5 months. Vaughn spoke to members of the West Patrol Police [...]

By |August 30th, 2022|Bulletins, News|

Business West Bulletin -Mid-August 2022

College budget chosen for Membership Meeting topic Pat Brune, the vice-chairperson of the Kansas City, Kansas, Community College Trustees, will be the featured speaker at the Business West Membership Meeting at noon Wednesday, Aug.17 in the Board Room at The Dotte Spot Bar and Grill, 8123 Parallel Pkwy. Pat retired after serving in the Federal [...]

By |August 12th, 2022|Bulletins, News|

Business West Bulletin – 06-23-22 West Patrol

Neighborhood watch leaders hear about human trafficking David Hopkins needs help. Hopkins, a detective with the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department, made the plea for assistance at a meeting of the West Patrol Advisory Committee Thursday, June 23. Hopkins is assigned to human trafficking crimes; he made a plea to about a dozen leaders of [...]

By |June 30th, 2022|Bulletins, News|

Mike Murray remembered

Mike Murray was concerned about small business. That was obvious when he was President of Business West in 1990. That year Mike and Business West hosted a luncheon of commercial Realtors from Greater Kansas City at The Woodlands. Mike made it very clear to those who attended that there were considerable development opportunities in Western [...]

By |June 22nd, 2022|Bulletins, News|

Business West Bulletin – Late August 2021

Piper superintendent to speak at Annual Meeting Dr. Jessica Dain, the superintendent of the Piper School District, will be the keynote speaker at the 36th Annual Meeting of Business West. Dr. Dain, who came to Piper in July of 2020, has more than 27 years of experience in education as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, [...]

By |August 27th, 2021|News|

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|

Business West Bulletin – November 2015

State Avenue Committee to hold Annual meeting Business West, in cooperation with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Kansas, Community College, will sponsor the Annual Meeting of the State Avenue Corridor Planning and Marketing Committee at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the Technical Education Center of the [...]

By |November 15th, 2015|Bulletins, News|

Changes seen on Minnesota Avenue

        I was recently downtown and noticed that construction workers are busy at the intersection of Seventh Street and Minnesota Avenue. They are preparing the streets for the new bus terminal for the Area Transportation Authority.         The workers are removing some of the last elements of what was the Center City Mall. [...]

New commander takes over West Patrol

        There is a new boss at the West Patrol Police Station. He is Maj. John Cosgrove, a veteran officer who has served in Kansas City, Kan., since 1984.         Maj. Cosgrove, who lives with his wife Kerry and two daughters in the Piper community, said he is pleased with his new position. [...]

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