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Shake Shack plans to open at Town Center

Shake Shack is planning its first location in Kansas at Town Center Plaza in Leawood. On Tuesday night, the Planning Commission approved plans for the demolition of the existing On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina building (which closed...

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A Key to Business Success!

The Chamber hosted our quarterly Member Connections Workshop today, and as we went around the room learning more about each of our new member businesses and current member new employees, I was happy to hear a consistent theme. While they all wanted to make new...

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Mark Your Calendars for A Taste of Leawood

Saturday, Sept. 15, marks the 21st annual A Taste of Leawood, and this year’s lineup looks better than ever. Local chefs from throughout the city are in planning mode, preparing to roll up their chef’s whites to create innovative and delicious bites for...

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Leawood Police Receive AAA Platinum Award

The Leawood Police Department was recognized with their 5th consecutive AAA Platinum award for their Community Traffic Safety efforts. This is the highest award achievable. The award was presented to Leawood Police Chief Troy Rettig by...

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Ongoing Improvements to Mission Road

Over the next four years, Mission Road will undergo many enhancements. Resurfacing will take place between 85th and 95th streets, and sidewalks will be constructed on the Leawood side of Mission. The City of Leawood and the City of Prairie Village are...

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National “Take Back Day” a Success

The growing opioid crisis necessitates an ongoing need to educate the public about the danger of abusing medications. This includes promoting awareness of the importance of proper disposal of unwanted and unused medications. Such work is an important element of...

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