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Northeast Johnson County Chamber Recognizes the 2020 Business Awards Recipients and Holds Online Auction

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Roeland Park, KS - Each year, the Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize the successes and outstanding achievements of our members in four categories: Small Business, Corporate Business, Nonprofit and Volunteer Service. Please join us virtually this year on November 19 from 12 pm - 1 pm to experience the excitement of the 2020 awards event. The virtual Business Awards Ceremony will be broadcast on YouTube Live on the NEJC Chamber YouTube Channel. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - November 2, 2020

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Something else to worry about: the COVID-19 pandemic is spurring spikes in anxiety and depression across the nation. Mental health experts worry about potential increases in depression, PTSD, substance abuse, domestic violence, and a broad range of other issues. From June 2019 to May 2020, symptoms of anxiety disorder rose from 8.2 percent to 28.2 percent of U.S. adults, while symptoms of depressive disorder rose from 6.6 percent to 24.4. percent. Read Article
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KC Chamber Officers’ Terms Extended for One Year

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With uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic and the future state of the economy, the KC Chamber Board has opted for continuity in leadership. New officer and Board member terms begin November 1 every year. But this year, the Board approved extending the terms of Chamber officers for another year. The decision was made at the Chamber’s October Board meeting. Read Article
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Member Spotlight: TREKK Design Group LLC

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For TREKK Design Group, LLC, the 2019 Small Business of the Year, 2020 has had more ups than downs. “Business has been good,” said Kimberly Robinett, Managing Partner. TREKK is an 18-year-old civil engineering firm based in South Kansas City that works with several public agencies. “As far as our year for 2020 and the end of 2019, we have had such great momentum,” said Robinett. “We had really seen a growth curve that continued even amidst the pandemic. Read Article
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Annette Bloch Gives $2 Million to Benefit Proton Therapy

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Kansas City, Kan-The University of Kansas Health System has received a $2 million gift to advance proton therapy from longtime and loyal supporter Annette Bloch. With this latest gift, the Richard & Annette Bloch Family Fund's total support for proton therapy is $3.8 million. Read Article
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McCownGordon Construction Makes Fortune Magazine’s Great Place to Work List

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 27, 2020) – McCownGordon has one again been certified as a Fortune Magazine Great Place to Work® and ranked in the nation’s top 100 Best Medium Workplaces in 2020. It was the only company in Missouri to make the list, which is based on confidential survey feedback from 189,000 employees working in small- and medium-sized businesses in the United States. Read Article
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City of Independence launches free saliva-based COVID-19 Testing

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. –  The City of Independence will begin free, saliva-based COVID-19 testing on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The City is using CARES Act Funding to support regional testing efforts with 1,000 tests available each week. Testing locations have been placed throughout the City to allow easy access with times and days of the week to make them as accessible as possible. The tests are estimated to take approximately 10 to 20 minutes and results are available in 24-48 hours. Read Article
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Pandemic can’t slow growth for local IT firm

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Overland Park, Kansas – Despite an unquestionably challenging year for business, one Overland Park-based IT consulting firm has found innovative ways to grow its staff, service lines and geographic area. Read Article