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Wednesday, September 05, 2018Quick Start Breakfast

Quick Start Breakfast

Quick Start Breakfast
Quick Start your day with a delicious hot breakfast buffet!

Get in, get out and get informed at this popular event where you will hear the latest from Chamber President Blake Schreck; make brief comments about your business and meet other chamber members who may just be your next customers!

When:
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 7:45 AM thru 08:30 AM
Where:
Paulo & Bill's Restaurant
16501 Midland Dr.
Shawnee, KS 66217
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Registration:
Online registration for this event is now closed.  Please join us at Paulo and Bill's where you may register on site.  Thank You!

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Wednesday, September 05, 2018

University of Saint Mary Information Session

University of Saint Mary Information Session
Join the University of Saint Mary Overland Park Campus for an Information Session.  Meet with facutly and advisors to learn about USM's flexible undergraduate and graduate degree programs. RSVP at www.stmary.edu/success or call 913.319.3003 for more information. 

When:
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 6:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
4500 College Blvd., Suite 100, Overland Park, KS 66211
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Thursday, September 06, 2018

GAME - PURPOSEFUL ORGANIZATION

GAME (Growth through Action, Measurement and Engagement) is designed to help results-driven business owners scale and grow successfully.  Each 2.5 hour workshop, led by industry or topic experts, features practical business topics discussed and applied to YOUR business, relationship building with like-minded business owners, support and accountability from advisors and peers, use of GrowthWheel, the internationally recognized online work tool and project management program, and unlimited access to a video library of past GAME speakers. 

The September 6th session will focus on Leveraging Your Human Capital with ThriveOn Concepts

If you own a business with sales in excess of $250,000, APPLY NOW at bit.ly/GAME-2018

$99 for a series of 5 GAME sessions (a $250 value made possible by our sponsors)


When:
Thursday, September 06, 2018 7:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:

Johnson County Community College

Regnier Center, Room 145

12345 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66210 


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Thursday, September 06, 2018Business After Hours

Business After Hours - Top Notch

Business After Hours - Top Notch
Top Notch is growing!  Come and see their building's new addition while mixing and mingling with your Chamber friends.  

Top Notch Heating, Cooling & Plumbing has been proudly serving the Kansas City Metro & Johnson County since 1974.  They take pride in knowing that each and every one of their customers is completely satisfied, and every job is done completely and correctly, the first time.

When:
Thursday, September 06, 2018 5:00 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
Top Notch Heating, Cooling & Plumbing
23754 W. 82nd Terrace
Lenexa, KS 66227
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Registration:
Online registration for this Event is now closed.  Please join us at Top Notch Heating, Cooling and Plumbing where you may register on site.  There is no cost to attend.  Thank You!

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Saturday, September 08, 2018

Community Picnic

Gather up some family and friends and join us for a Community Picnic - Sept. 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Community Covenant Church (15700 W. 87th St. Pkwy, Lenexa, KS)!
 

We’re pulling out all the stops for this year’s picnic.
 

Live music
Mouthwatering, smoked pulled pork, smoked ribs, burgers, hot dogs and sides
Snow cones
Bounce houses
Obstacle courses
Dunk tank
Games
A balloon artist
Petting zoo
… and more!
 

There’s something for everyone.
 

The event is free and open to the public. If you are able, bring along canned goods to donate to our local food pantry.
 

See you at the picnic!

 
If your business is interested in being a sponsor for the Community Picnic, please contact Barry Elam at 913-951-7077 or chefbmelam@yahoo.com

When:
Saturday, September 08, 2018 11:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
15700 W. 87th St. Pkwy, Lenexa, KS
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018AM Live

AM LIVE - Olathe Ford Lincoln

AM LIVE - Olathe Ford Lincoln
Join Olathe Ford Lincoln for an AM LIVE in their NEW commercial facility!

When:
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Olathe Ford Lincoln Commercial
205 S. Fir
Olathe, KS 66061
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Registration:
Online registration for this event is now closed.  Please join us at Olathe Ford Lincoln Commerical Facility @ 205 S. Fir, Olathe, where you may register on site.   Thank You!
For More Info:
Lenexa Chamber of Commerce
913-888-1414
staff@lenexa.org

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting - Fresenius Medical Care Lenexa, LLC

Ribbon Cutting - Fresenius Medical Care Lenexa, LLC
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting at Fresenius Medical Care Lenexa, LLC!

When:
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 4:30 PM
Where:
Fresenius Medical Care Lenexa, LLC
13201 W. 98th St.
Lenexa, KS 66215
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Registration:
There is no cost to attend this event!

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For More Info:
Lenexa Chamber of Commerce
913-888-1414
staff@lenexa.org

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Thursday, September 13, 2018Special Events

Art Trolley Tour Across Lenexa

Art Trolley Tour Across Lenexa
Join the Lenexa Arts Council and the Lenexa Chamber of Commerce for an evening of art!  Take the 5th Annual Trolley Tour Across Lenexa viewing art & enjoying receptions at the below Lenexa locations.  

6:00 pm
City Hall at Lenexa City Center
Refreshments in the Gallery

6:30 pm
Welcome

6:45 pm
Board Trolley

1st Stop: Springhill Suites
2nd Stop: Lakeview Village

@9:00 pm
Return to City Hall

When:
Thursday, September 13, 2018 6:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:
The Trolley will depart from and return to:
Lenexa City Hall
17101 W. 87th Street
Lenexa, KS 66219
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For More Info:
Lenexa Chamber of Commerce
913-888-1414
staff@lenexa.org

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Saturday, September 15, 2018

Beak n Wings, Inc. Fall Bird Expo

  • Featuring raffles - small item raffles will be held throughout the day
  • Large raffles begin at 3:00 pm and the large cage raffle will be held at 3:30 pm
  • Bake sale
  • On-site adoption for small birds
  • Silent auction
  • 50/50 Pot
  • Caricature Artist on site from 10 am - 12pm - get a picture of your bird!
  • Educational materials
  • Gift item sale
  • New and used cages, bird supplies for sale
  • Basic Bird Care 101 Class at 12 pm

Additionally, our vendors will be bringing:

  • Exotic birds - in the past these have included Hyacinth Macaws, Rose-breasted Cockatoos, Major Mitchell Cockatoos and rare varieties of finches and canaries. The number and type of birds will vary, we cannot guarantee which birds will be present. 
  • Bird Supplies - specialty foods, bulk foods, bird treats, toys and toy parts, cages of all sizes (new and used), perches, play gyms and stands.

Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and children under 15, free for children under 10. 

When:
Saturday, September 15, 2018 9:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

Lenexa Community Center

13420 Oak St. Lenexa, KS 66215


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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Dealing with Government Contracting Officials

Interactions with federal Contracting Officers are part and parcel of government contracting, but many traps exist for the unwary. This presentation covers the "do's" and "don'ts" of dealing with Contracting Officers, including proposal discussions/negotiations, change orders and directives, ethical rules and restrictions, and much more. Packed with real-life examples and practical tips, this seminar will leave government contractors better educated - and more confident - in their dealings with the government. Presenter: Steven Koprince, Government Contracts & Small Business Attorney.

*Pre-registration is required.

http://www.ptassist.com/services/ptac_web_register.php?id=F2C2B52642 

 


When:
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 8:30 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:

Johnson County Community College

Regnier Center, Room 101 

12345 College Blvd

Overland Park, KS 66210 

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018Luncheon

Chamber Luncheon

Chamber Luncheon
Our September luncheon will feature a presentation from futurist Steven Ames, who is here working with residents and members of the business community to define the future we want for Lenexa through Vision 2040.

When:
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 11:30 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Holiday Inn & Suites
8787 Reeder Rd.
Overland Park, KS 66214
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Registration:
This event is now closed.   Thank You!
For More Info:
Lenexa Chamber of Commerce
913-888-1414
staff@lenexa.org

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

GAME - PURPOSEFUL HIRING: Right Fit for Growth

 

GAME (Growth through Action, Measurement and Engagement) is designed to help results-driven business owners scale and grow successfully.  Each 2.5 hour workshop, led by industry or topic experts, features practical business topics discussed and applied to YOUR business, relationship building with like-minded business owners, support and accountability from advisors and peers, use of GrowthWheel, the internationally recognized online work tool and project management program, and unlimited access to a video library of past GAME speakers. 

The September 20th session will focus on Purposeful Hiring: Right Fit for Growth

If you own a business with sales in excess of $250,000, APPLY NOW at bit.ly/GAME-2018

$99 for a series of 5 GAME sessions (a $250 value made possible by our sponsors)


When:
Thursday, September 20, 2018 7:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:

Johnson County Community College

Regnier Center, Room 145

12345 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66210 


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Thursday, September 20, 2018

DIBBS – A Way to Sell to the Military

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS) is the automated system for contractors to access information about solicitations which are in support of America’s warfighters. The site is your gateway to find opportunities for selling food, fuel and energy, uniforms, medical supplies, and construction and barrier equipment to the Federal Government. Approximately 85% of the spare parts for the military fleet are purchased through this site.

The Kansas PTAC is providing training on how to navigate through DIBBS. Attendees will learn:

-          -How to register to quote on this site

-          -How to access specifications and drawings needed to bid on this site

-          -How to submit quotes


When:
Thursday, September 20, 2018 1:30 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd. 

Overland Park, KS 66210 


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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Lenexa VisionFest

Lenexa VisionFest

Mark your calendar to join us for our big event, Lenexa VisionFest, on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lenexa civic campus. This fun event will include a speaker, children's activities and games, and interactive booths for you to dig in to Vision 2040 and give your input. 

http://www.lenexa.com/government/departments___divisions/city_administration/community_visioning/vision_2040

 

 

When:
Thursday, September 20, 2018 7:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:

Lenexa civic campus
17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy.
Lenexa, KS 66219

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Thursday, September 27, 2018Golf Classic

Lenexa Golf Classic - Mad Hatter's TEE Party

Lenexa Golf Classic - Mad Hatter's TEE Party
The Lenexa Chamber invites you to the 42nd Annual Lenexa Golf Classic!  

10:30-11:45am:  Check in and lunch
NOON:  Shotgun start
Awards/Dinner:  5:30/6:00pm

Contact Julie Steiner for player & sponsorship information!

When:
Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:30 AM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
Falcon Ridge Golf Club
20200 Prairie Star Parkway
Lenexa, KS 66220
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For More Info:
Julie Steiner
913-888-1414
jsteiner@lenexa.org

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

How to Stand Out in a Competitive Market with a Capability S

A capability statement can be an important element in marketing and promoting your business, and is essential in government contracting. Think of this statement as a resume for your business that tells your existing and potential customers about your business’s capabilities and strengths.

Whether you are currently involved with government contracting or want to pursue this option as a way to expand your market, you’ll gain valuable information about the what, why and how of developing a Capability Statement for your business in this seminar provided by the Kansas PTAC.

By attending this workshop, you will learn:

-Key elements of a capability statement for the Government sector

-How to develop the target capability statement and items you need on your website

-How to do research to know what your business can do to provide solutions for government agencies


When:
Thursday, September 27, 2018 1:00 PM thru 04:30 PM
Where:
Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd

Overland Park, KS 66210

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Lenexa Hills Elementary School Dedication Ceremony

A dedication ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new elementray school in the Shawnee Mission School Distict. Student led tours and refreshments will be available. 

When:
Thursday, September 27, 2018 4:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:

Lenexa Hills Elementary School
8650 Haven Street
Lenexa, KS 66219 

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

The Library Lets Loose- The Johnson County Library Foundatio

Join our Honorary Hosts Charley & Valerie Vogt for a grand party at the Library! This festive fundraiser will feature unique & creative experiences, tasty local libations & scrumptious food and drink pairings, and local music, artists & creators. 

Cocktail Attire. $60 Early Bird tickets available.  

For Sponsorship information contact 913-826-4740. 


When:
Saturday, September 29, 2018 6:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:
Central Resource Library-9875 West 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212

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Monday, October 01, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting - State Farm/Dustin Kessler

Ribbon Cutting - State Farm/Dustin Kessler
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting at State Farm/Dustin Kessler!

When:
Monday, October 01, 2018 12:00 PM
Where:
State Farm/Dustin Kessler
9546 Lackman Rd.
Lenexa, KS 66219
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Registration:
There is no cost to attend this event!

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For More Info:
Lenexa Chamber of Commerce
913-888-1414
staff@lenexa.org

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Tuesday, October 02, 2018Special Events

Chairman's Ambassadors Meeting (Ambassador Members Only)

Chairman's Ambassadors meet monthly to build a better Chamber through volunteer leadership.  They work to engage members in Chamber events and activities, increase retention of current members, and recruit new members.  Members of the Ambassadors are selected through a nomination process and must be active participants in a vareity of Lenexa Chamber events, programs and committees.  For additional information about this and other volunteer opportunities, please contact the Chamber.

When:
Tuesday, October 02, 2018 11:30 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Location TBD
For More Info:
Lenexa Chamber of Commerce
913-888-1414
staff@lenexa.org

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