Turn5 Selects Kansas City Area for New eCommerce Fulfillment Center

Aug 13, 2018

Turn5, an award-winning eCommerce retailer, announced today it will open a new distribution center in Lenexa, Kansas. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening event will take place on October 29, 2018 from 11 a.m. - noon at the new Turn5 location. Turn5’s Kansas City area office will serve as an…

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Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Now Accepting Applications for 2018 New Dance Lab

Aug 10, 2018

TOPEKA -- The New Dance Lab, a partnership between The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and Johnson County Community College, is accepting applications for 2018. The New Dance Lab will allow a select group of established and aspiring dance professionals (age 18+) throughout the state of Kansas the opportunity to…

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Palmer Manufacturing to invest $16 million in its Garden City plant, expanding workforce to 200

Aug 7, 2018

GARDEN CITY, KS (August 7, 2018) – Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today announced that Palmer Manufacturing and Tank, Inc., a manufacturer of steel and fiberglass tanks and processing equipment for the oil and gas industry, is making a $16 million investment in its Garden City manufacturing facility. The plant,…

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Governor’s Office Receives Grant for Statewide Broadband Mapping Project

Aug 3, 2018

The Information Network of Kansas (“INK”) Board of Directors has approved a $300,000 grant request by Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. to complete a Statewide Broadband Mapping project. The project, which will be undertaken by non-profit Connected Nation in partnership with the Governor’s Office, will prepare a statewide broadband map of…

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Convey Health Solutions Announces New Distribution Facility in Kansas City Region

Aug 1, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Convey Health Solutions (Convey), a leading provider of specialized healthcare technology and services for the government-sponsored markets, today announced the opening of a new distribution facility and creation of more than 40 jobs in Lenexa, Kansas. Convey is experiencing rapid growth in its Over-The-Counter (OTC) supplemental…

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Governor Colyer Announces Addition of 1000 New Jobs with Expansion of Shamrock Trading Corp

Jul 31, 2018

TOPEKA –Governor Jeff Colyer, today joined leaders from Shamrock Trading Corporation in Overland Park to announce a major expansion, which, subject to review and approval from the City of Overland Park, will create over 1000 new jobs at an average wage of approximately $56K. “This is incredible news for both…

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New Directions Behavioral Health moves to Sprint campus in Overland Park

Jul 27, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – July 20, 2018 – New Directions Behavioral Health announced plans to move its headquarters from Kansas City, Missouri to the Sprint campus in Overland Park, Kansas. The company recently finalized terms of the new lease, which will begin in April 2019. “New Directions is rapidly growing,…

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Governor Colyer Announces New "Land in Kansas" Strategic Economic Development Initiative

Jul 19, 2018

On Thursday, Governor Jeff Colyer announced the launch of a new economic development initiative aimed at attracting investment and promoting business expansion in Kansas. Colyer was joined by Interim Secretary of Commerce Bob North, Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey, and other economic development professionals from across the state. The new…

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Announcing plans for first annual Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Conference

Jul 17, 2018

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Commerce, KANSASWORKS, Kansas Department for Children and Families, and the Kansas Board of Regents are currently planning the first annual Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Conference in Kansas. This conference will aim to enhance and improve workforce development solutions in the state. The conference is…

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Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Announces Grants

Jul 13, 2018

TOPEKA -- The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission is now accepting applications for its two main grant categories, The Strategic Investment Program and The Arts Integration Program. The Strategic Investment Program recognizes the important role creative organizations play in building and sustaining cultural and economic vibrancy in Kansas. By funding…

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