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Shawnee Economic Development Council to honor area businesses on July 8

July 2, 2015

The Shawnee Economic Development Council will present 11 awards to area businesses during the annual Business Appreciation Luncheon on July 8 at Shawnee Town Hall, 11600 Johnson Drive.

Nine businesses will be honored with Business Development Awards and two with Downtown Partnership Awards. The selection criteria for the Business Development Award includes having projects that were completed or nearly completed during the last 12 months, projects that involved a capital investment of at least $1million, and/or projects that created a significant amount of jobs in the community.

This year’s Business Development awardees are American Box Company, General Automatic Sprinkler Fire Protection Company, Nuts for Wildlife, Overland Park Regional Medical Center ER of Shawnee, RiskIQ, Shawnee DeviceShop, Shawnee Parkway Plaza, Ten Quivira Plaza and Westmor Industries

The Shawnee Downtown Partnership selects two award winners for the downtown awards. This year’s honorees include Heartland Seating, Inc. for the Downtown Revitalization Award and Nallia School of Dance for the Downtown Impact Award.

Reservations for the luncheon are being accepted through noon on Monday, July 6. Cost is $20 for Economic Development Council and chamber members, $24 for non-members/guests. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. For registration information, visit www.shawneekschamber.com or call the chamber at 913-631-6545.

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