Business

Hotel nears completion of $4.5 million dollar renovation
June 21, 2017
Hampton Inn Kansas City/Shawnee, 16555 Midland Drive, recently announced it is near completion of its $4.5 million dollar renovation.
Shawnee businesses honored at awards ceremony
June 21, 2017
Last week, several businesses were honored at the Shawnee Economic Development Council’s Business Appreciation luncheon.
Girls Scouts swarm to Bayer’s ‘Feed a Bee’
Shawnee campus welcomes 50 kids for inaugural event
June 13, 2017
On a gorgeous sunny Saturday morning, dozens of Kansas City area Girl Scouts met up at the Bayer Animal Health North America headquarters to plant a pollinator patch.
Cooling system vs. A/C: What’s the difference?
June 13, 2017
Did you know that 40 percent of engine failures are caused by cooling system issues?
Affordable fashion flies off racks at ‘My Best Friend’s Closet’
June 13, 2017
My Best Friend’s Closet has become a popular boutique in Shawnee.
Starting up in Shawnee
Two local startups selected for Kansas State’s LAB program
June 13, 2017
Dozens of high-potential startups were in the running for Kansas State University’s Launch a Business program, but only 11 were selected. Two of them are from Shawnee.
Shawnee businesses to be honored June 14
June 7, 2017
The annual Shawnee Economic Development Council Business Appreciation luncheon June 14 will honor and recognize businesses that have made a significant impact in the community.
Defendant in ‘She’s a Pistol’ shooting pleads guilty
May 31, 2017
Trial set for second man charged with murder in ‘She’s a Pistol’ case
STEP Ahead Awards recognize Shawnee woman for excellence in manufacturing
May 29, 2017
The Manufacturing Institute recently awarded Jennifer Cisneros with a Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award in Washington, D.C.
Popular barbershop to relocate to former She’s a Pistol spot
May 16, 2017
One of the oldest businesses in Shawnee is moving right down the street from its original spot.
New shopping center proposed in Shawnee
May 16, 2017
Several Shawnee residents got a sneak peek at plans for a proposed shopping center to sit at the still-undeveloped corner of Maurer Road and Shawnee Mission Parkway.
From drums to folk songs: Music lessons for tots arrives in Shawnee this month
May 3, 2017
Starting this month, Echo Music Studio will offer weekly classes at the Driscoll School of Irish Dance.
Shawnee Chamber of Commerce celebrates National Small Business Week with workshop
May 1, 2017
This week is Small Business Week and to help small businesses in Shawnee, the city’s chamber of commerce is presenting a Google workshop titled, “Grow your business online.”
Citizen food donations to support leadership class community project
April 25, 2017
The Shawnee Tomorrow Leadership class is assembling food boxes for its community project at Shawnee Community Services on Friday.
Teenage brothers start clothing company
April 25, 2017
McCalister and Harrison Hall have been coming up with business ideas since they were kids. This year, they turned one of those dreams into a reality.

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