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Wednesday, October 17, 2018Luncheon

Chamber Luncheon

Chamber Luncheon
Online registration is now closed.  Please call the chamber if you would like to attend the luncheon (913) 888-1414.

Please join us for an update from Dr. Mike Fulton, Superintendent of Shawnee Mission School District.

When:
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Sheraton Hotel
6100 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66211
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Registration:
Online registration is now closed.  Please call the Chamber if you would like to attend (913) 888-1414.

Chamber members $25, non-members $30.  
If you are a non-member please call or e-mail the Chamber to register for this event.
72 Hour cancellation required for a refund.  Thank you.
For More Info:
Lenexa Chamber of Commerce
913-888-1414
staff@lenexa.org

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

GAME - PURPOSEFUL LEADERSHIP

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 October 18th session will focus on Purposeful Leadership: Panel & Develop YOUR Organizational Change

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, October 18, 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, October 18, 2018

Kansas Candidate Forum

Nonprofit Connect and Kansas Nonprofit Coalition along with Kansas State Alliance of YMCAs are pleased to present a forum with political candidates running for Kansas state offices.  In this nonpartisan setting, the candidates will answer questions and express their positions on important issues affecting the nonprofit sector, such as the Johnson Amendment, tax policy, government funding, etc.

Participating Candidates Include*:
Statewide Candidates
Jeff Caldwell, Gubernatorial Candidate
Rick Kloos, Gubernatorial Candidate
Tim Owens representing Greg Orman, Gubernatorial Candidate
Lynn Rogers, Candidate for Lt. Governor
Nathaniel McLaughlin, Kansas Insurance Commissioner
Rob Hodgkinson, Kansas Secretary of State
Brian "BAM" McClendon, Secretary of State
Marci Francisco, Kansas State Treasurer

House Candidates
Rep. Michael Bolton, KS House District 39
Rep. Stephanie Clayton, KS House District 19
Rep. Linda Gallagher, KS House District 23
Rep. Cindy Holscher, KS House District 16
Rep. Jan Kessinger, KS House District 20
Rep. Nancy Lusk, KS House District 22
Rep. Cindy Neighbor, KS House District 18
Rep. Brett Parker, KS House District 29
Rep. John Resman, KS House District 121
Rep. Melissa Rooker, KS House District 25

Dave Benson, Candidate for KS House District 48
Nick Gill, Candidate for KS House District 121
Chris Haulmark, Candidate for KS House District 15
Deann Mitchell, Candidate for KS House District 26
Brandon Woodard, Candidate for KS House District 30

County Candidates
Janee' Hanzlick, Johnson County Commissioner, District 4

*We will continue to add candidates as we receive their RSVPs.

Moderator: Natalie Bright, Kansas Nonprofit Coalition
Doors open at 8:30 AM for networking. Forum begins at 9:00 AM.

The forum co-hosts have exercised good faith judgment in selecting candidates to participate in this forum and do not endorse, support or oppose political candidates and/or parties through participation in the forum.

When:
Thursday, October 18, 2018 8:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd St
Olathe, KS 66061

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

KidsTLC Benefit18

KidsTLC Benefit18
Transformation is a process; it’s a journey of discovery. Join KidsTLC as we transcend the typical gala fundraiser to bring you a night of vibrance and excitement! More than 600 guests will gather together as we bedeck the DoubleTree by Hilton like never before, for an undeniable cause: helping children and families experiencing mental and behavioral health challenges, developmental trauma and autism. The unforgettable evening will include incredible food, live entertainment, an exclusive patrons party, impressive silent and live auctions and an epic after party you won’t want to miss! 
Saturday, October 20, 2018  l  Overland Park, KS  l  kidstlc.org/benefit18

When:
Saturday, October 20, 2018 7:00 PM thru 11:59 PM
Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton - Overland Park
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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Randy Stonehill in Concert

Randy Stonehill in Concert
Randy Stonehill is a singer, a songwriter, and a legendary performer of heart-driven Christian music. Randy is a musical genius who has been composing and performing songs that captivate the ear and engage the soul. Always entertaining and incredibly creative, his music reflects reality and is packed with inspiration and meaning.    

 

Randy has written more than 800 songs on 27 releases, and he’s responsible for some of the most authentic and influential Christian music ever produced.  As he continues to write and record, he tours across the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.  In 2010, Randy was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame.  

 

This free concert is open to the public.  This is our gift to the community.  Donations are appreciated as a way of helping to cover the cost of this event.  Complimentary desserts will be served after the concert.  Randy’s music and gear will be available for sale.

 

randystonehill.com


When:
Sunday, October 21, 2018 6:00 PM
Where:

Hosted by Community Covenant Church

15700 W. 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa KS


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Wednesday, October 24, 2018Legislative Affairs Mtg.

GET TO KNOW THE CANDIDATES FOR JO CO COMMISSION CHAIR!

GET TO KNOW THE CANDIDATES FOR JO CO COMMISSION CHAIR!
Networking, Coffee, and Doughnuts from 7:30-8:00 am
Candidate Forum from 8:00-9:00am

When:
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
KU Edwards Campus BEST Building, Room 120
Free to Attend
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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
asherard@lenexa.org

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

VISION 2040 JOINT TASK FORCE # 4

VISION 2040 JOINT TASK FORCE # 4

When:
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 7:00 PM
Where:

Thompson Barn
11184 Lackman Road
Lenexa. KS 66219

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Thursday, October 25, 2018AM Live

AM Live - Lakeview Village

AM Live - Lakeview Village
Mix and mingle with Chamber friends at the Lakeview Village AM Live.

When:
Thursday, October 25, 2018 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Lakeview Village Heritage Activity Center 9000 Park Street Lenexa, Ks 66215
Registration:
This registration is CLOSED.  There is NO COST to attend this event!  Please join us at Lakeview Village, Heritage Activity Center, where you may register on Site.   Thank You!

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Trunk or Treat!!!

Join us for a scary good time as our parking lot is filled with spooky trunks, howling fun games, and creepy prizes! Free event for kids. 

When:
Saturday, October 27, 2018 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:

Lenexa United Methodist Church      

9138 Caenan Lake Road

Lenexa, KS 66215 


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Monday, October 29, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting - Turn5

Ribbon Cutting - Turn5
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting at Turn5!

When:
Monday, October 29, 2018 11:00 AM
Where:
Turn5
17740 College Blvd
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 30, 2018

Social Security Seminar- Timing is Everything!

 

As you approach retirement, now is the time to determine how you’ll support yourself. Find out how you can optimize Social Security and know how much you can expect to receive from other income sources

Turn retirement concerns into confidence. Get positive, professional guidance from a membership organization of Christians that has been helping its members be wise with money and live generously for more than 100 years.


When:
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:

THE VENUE

4800 W 135th Street Suite 108

Leawood, KS 66224 


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For More Info:
Margaret Swords
816-335-2450
margaret.swords@thrivent.com

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Thursday, November 01, 2018

GAME - Accounting for Decision Making

GAME – Growth through Action, Measurement and Engagement is a program designed to help results-driven business owners scale and grow successfully.  Each session, led by industry experts, includes practical business topics discussed and applied to your business in a workshop setting. 

If you own a business with sales in excess of $250,000, register for GAME today!

The cost is $99 for a series of 5 sessions (a $250 value). 

Register here: https://ce.jccc.edu/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=1802&product=1, using approval code ‘GAME.’

The upcoming series begins on 11/1/18, and topics include:

11/1/18 – Accounting for Decision Making – Can you take advantage of the next opportunity?

11/15/18 – Business Operations and Risk Management – Is your business protected?

11/29/18 – Finding the Right Metrics for Your Business – Let go without losing control

12/6/18 – Apply, Implement and Optimize KPIs to Motivate Employees

12/20/18 – Define 2019 – Strategic Planning


When:
Thursday, November 01, 2018 7:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:

Johnson County Community College

Regnier Center 

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Thursday, November 01, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting - Mirror, Inc.

Ribbon Cutting - Mirror, Inc.
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting at Mirror, Inc.!

When:
Thursday, November 01, 2018 3:00 PM
Where:
Mirror, Inc.
8645 Hauser Court
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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Monday, November 05, 2018

Corbion Unveils Birthplace of Future Innovations in Lenexa

Corbion Unveils Birthplace of Future Innovations in Lenexa

TIME:

4:00 – 4:30 Innovations tours for media and dignitaries

4:30 – 6:00 Cocktails/appetizers


REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Please contact Denise Antonich at (913) 375-5166 by 5pm Friday, November 2nd to register to attend.


When:
Monday, November 05, 2018 4:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
8250 Flint Street, Lenexa 

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Tuesday, November 06, 2018

QuickBooks Intermediate

Do you already have a working knowledge of QuickBooks but want to use the program more efficiently?  Do you have a desire to report profitability for your products and customers and use financial data to make wise decisions?  Then, this course is for you!  Topics covered include project estimates, progress invoicing, customizing form templates, purchase orders, time and expense tracking for projects, customized reporting, budgets and more!

This course is for QuickBooks Desktop users.  Bring your own questions. Participants should be familiar with QuickBooks or have completed the Fundamentals course.

Facilitated by a Certified QuickBooks® Pro-Advisor. 


When:
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 8:30 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:

Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd.

Overland Park, KS 66210 

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Tuesday, November 06, 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, November 06, 2018 11:30 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Rudy's Tenampa Taqueria
8710 Lackman Rd, Lenexa, KS 66219
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For More Info:
Lenexa Chamber of Commerce
913-888-1414
staff@lenexa.org

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Tuesday, November 06, 2018

QuickBooks Payroll

Learn how to set up payroll items, enter employee information, create a payroll schedule, create paychecks, track and pay payroll tax liabilities, and print payroll tax returns and annual W-2s.  Participants should have a working knowledge of QuickBooks® as this course does not cover any other areas of the software. Participants should also be familiar with payroll laws and filing due dates applicable to their business for federal and state withholdings and unemployment.  Facilitated by a Certified QuickBooks® Pro-Advisor. This course is for desktop users.

When:
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 1:30 PM thru 03:30 PM
Where:

Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd.

Overland Park, KS 66210       

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Wednesday, November 07, 2018Luncheon

Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn
FUNERAL & CREMATION PRE-PLANNING
Present by Doug Gorham, Amos Family Funeral Home & Crematory

Doug will share the benefits and problems associated with planning for the future funeral and/or cremation of a loved one.

When:
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Park University
Lenexa City Center Campus
Classroom #209
17101 W. 87th Street Parkway
Lenexa, KS 66219
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Registration:
This Registration is Closed!!  You can just come to Park University, Room #209 and bring a lunch and sign in on site.   Thank you!

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Thursday, November 08, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting - Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Ribbon Cutting - Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting at Terracon Consultants, Inc.!

When:
Thursday, November 08, 2018 4:00 PM
Where:
Terracon Consultants, Inc.
15620 W. 113th Street
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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Thursday, November 08, 2018Business After Hours

Business After Hours - Sonoma Hill

Business After Hours - Sonoma Hill
Join us for a Business After Hours where you will mix and mingle with your chamber friends at Sonoma Hill!

Sonoma Hill is luxury living with convenient walkability to retail shopping and restaurants while also providing serene outdoor spaces with lush landscaping, walking paths and private ponds. The gated and fenced garden-style community offers open living designed floorplans with direct access garages, sleek finishes such as granite countertops, black stainless-steel appliances, and wood plank-style flooring.  Residents enjoy a saltwater zero-entry pool, outdoor grilling, fire pit and lounge area, private fenced dog dark with agility equipment, fitness center with cycling studio, cyber café and pub room. The inviting landscape, thoughtful design, and extraordinary first-class service come together to create an unparalleled living environment. The award-winning Oddo Development team takes pride in creating and managing this ideal community located on the Southeast corner of I-435 and 87th Street in Lenexa, KS.

When:
Thursday, November 08, 2018 5:00 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
Sonoma Hill
8875 Maurer Court
Lenexa, KS 66219
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Registration:
Online Registration for this event is closed.  Please join us at Sonoma Hill, 8875 Maurer Court, Lenexa, KS where you may register on site.  There is no charge for this event!
For More Info:
Lenexa Chamber of Commerce
913-888-1414
staff@lenexa.org

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