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NBKC Bank’s Partnership Allows Customers to Donate to Preferred Charities

Posted September 21, 2023 NBKC Bank is partnering with the New York-based financial tech company Spiral, which will help customers donate to their favorite charities directly. Through this partnership, NBKC customers will be able to access Sprial’s Giving Center, according… more

Q&A With Tammy Peterman

Posted September 20, 2023 Q: What do you consider your organization’s most significant achievement or highlight over the past year? A: The intentional, thoughtful, and inclusive process for integrating Olathe Health into The University of Kansas Health System. Hundreds of… more

Wyandotte County Grants Tax Incentives and Bonds To Homefield Development

Posted September 19, 2023 The Unified Government of Wyandotte County Board of Commissioners has approved plans for a Community Improvement District within the Homefield project and with it comes a range of new tax incentives for the development site. The… more

Bonner Springs Moderate Income Housing Receives State Aid

Posted September 19, 2023 Bonner Springs, Kansas hopes to see construction begin for new moderate income housing next year after being awarded a grant from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation. Last week, Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids announced the Kansas Housing… more

UAW Strike: GM Warns Of Possible Layoffs At KCK Manufacturer

Posted September 18, 2023 Updated September 22, 2023 General Motors says a Kansas City, Kansas auto manufacturer could experience layoffs due to the ongoing United Auto Workers strike, citing the shutdown of the Wentzville, Missouri plant as a critical factor.… more

Sen. Josh Hawley Proposes Bill to Combat Credit Card Interest Rates

Posted September 14, 2023 A new legislation from Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) was introduced on Tuesday in an effort to cap credit card interest rates in the wake of climbing consumer credit card debt. The bill, Capping Credit Card Interest… more

Mariner Wealth Advisors Washington Acquisition Adds $300M In Assets

Posted September 13, 2023 Overland Park-based Mariner Wealth Advisors has acquired Kirkland, Wash.-based Klevens Capital Management, granting the company a larger footprint in the Pacific Northwest with $300 million in new assets to boot. Klevens Capital Management officially became a… more

Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute Finds Co-Directors

Posted September 13, 2023 Saint Luke’s Health System onboards Dr. Carlos Bagley and Dr. Sara Hocker to serve as co-directors of the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute, the health care system announced. Bagley recently served as a professor of… more

Saint Luke’s East Hospital Expansion Could Start Seeing Patients This Fall

Posted September 13, 2023 Saint Luke's East Hospital is spending $52 million to increase its square footage by about 10 percent translating to a 62,000-square-foot addition to the campus. Lee's Summit-based Saint Luke's East Hospital’s reasoning behind the recent renovations… more

Advisors Excel Purchases West Ridge Mall for Mix Use Space

Posted September 12, 2023 Topeka-based financial consulting firm Advisors Excel has purchased West Ridge Mall in hopes of reinvigorating the space for mixed-use retail and corporate offices. Advisors Excel co-founders Cody Foster and David Callanan finalized the purchase last week,… more