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Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust Company and Bank of Blue Valley Announce Plan to Merge

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Merriam, KS-based Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust Company (“Morrill & Janes Bank”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”), and Overland Park, KS-based Bank of Blue Valley, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Valley Ban Corp. (“BVBC”), announced their parent companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which BVBC will be acquired by Heartland. In connection with the closing of this transaction, Morrill & Janes Bank and Bank of Blue Valley will merge. Read Article
KC Chamber

Heads of KC-Boston Chambers Place Friendly Wager on Chiefs-Patriots Game

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KC Chamber

If the Kansas City Chiefs win this weekend’s AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots, the head of the Boston Chamber of Commerce, James Rooney, will be wearing an official Patrick Mahomes headband (complete with hair) to his next Chamber Board meeting and sending a package of lobster to KC Chamber President and CEO Joe Reardon.  Read Article
KC Chamber

Your Chamber at Work - January 8, 2019

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KC Chamber · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO I hope your holidays were filled with love and laughter and your new year filled with new opportunities and new success. As I look ahead at the new KC Chamber year, there are a number of items on our 2019 agenda: Read Article
Business Intelligence Brief - Brexit

Business Intelligence Brief - January 4, 2019

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Financial Services · Newsletters

Short Items of Interest – Economy | Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? | Mid-Sized Business Drives Job Growth | British Prospects for 2019 Not Good | What Happened to Macron? | What Else Can You Get from Armada? | Friendships and Legacies | New Chart – Brexit Read Article
Healthy KC Mentor Program

Healthy KC’s Mentor Program

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Healthy KC

Healthy KC's Workplace Wellness Action Team has established a Mentor Program that is open to all Healthy KC Certified Companies and Chamber members. The Mentor Program aims to connect employers that wish to grow and further advance their workplace wellness practices by learning what other organizations are doing. Read Article
public policy

Advocating for You - December, 2018

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Public Policy · Newsletters

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce advocates for its membership in Missouri, Kansas, Washington, D.C., and local government. Here are the highlights of activity in December. Read Article
Business Intelligence Brief - Lower earnings growth expected in 2019

Business Intelligence Brief - December 28, 2018

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Financial Services · Newsletters

Short Items of Interest – Economy | Stock Market Volatility – Why and Will This Continue? | Why International Instability Matters | Lots of Activity in the Middle East | Race to Succeed Draghi Starts to Heat Up | What Else Can You Get from Armada? | Time | New Chart – Earnings Read Article
Business Intelligence Brief - ISIS Areas of Influence

Business Intelligence Brief - December 21, 2018

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Financial Services · Newsletters

Short Items of Interest – Economy | Implications from Mattis Resignation | Booming Job Market is Not Enough | The Global Immigration Conundrum | Shutdown Drama | What Else Can You Get from Armada? | Just Good Manners | New Chart – ISIS Read Article