Business

Shawnee volunteers build playground for young victims of abuse
July 25, 2016
On a sweltering Saturday morning, more than a dozen volunteers helped install a playground at Sunflower House, to benefit children who have been victims of abuse.
New western Shawnee businesses approved
Panera to add drive-thru
July 22, 2016
An automotive store planned for long-vacant property and a discount store are two new western Shawnee businesses approved by the Shawnee Planning Commission Monday.
Popular Shawnee toy store swings over to a larger location
July 22, 2016
Go Big Skill Toys, known for its yoyo workshops, is now located in a larger space within the 10 Quivira Plaza shopping center.
New Shawnee paint studio offers stress-free creativity
July 18, 2016
Painted Clover, an art studio offering painting classes, recently opened in downtown Shawnee.
ER of Shawnee hosts kids health and safety fair
July 17, 2016
ER of Shawnee is hosting its second annual Superhero Kids Health and Safety Fair on Saturday morning.
Shawnee businesses recognized for impact in the community
July 15, 2016
Several businesses were recently honored at the annual Business Appreciation Luncheon, held by the Shawnee Economic Development Council.
Groundbreaking ceremony renews hope of downtown Shawnee revitalization
July 8, 2016
Citywide Electric is constructing a new 7600 office warehouse near Johnson Drive and Barton Drive.
Plugging away: Shawnee produce farm continues to grow
July 5, 2016
After years of growing and selling organic produce in Shawnee, 82-year-old Warren Messinger isn’t slowing down.
Human foosball comes to Shawnee with new business
July 1, 2016
Brittany McWilliams was intrigued when she kept seeing suggestions for how to play human foosball on social media.
Shawnee water treatment manufacturing company a ‘star’ exporter
June 21, 2016
Much of Bob Rebori’s life revolves around water — or, more specifically, the treatment of water.
Johnson County public policy council supports school districts in school finance formula
June 21, 2016
The Kansas Legislature is heading into a special session next Thursday, June 23 to address the ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court that the Legislature has not met constitutional standards for finance of K-12 education in Kansas.
Shawnee Chamber of Commerce welcomes new face
June 13, 2016
The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce recently announced Tim Earp has joined the chamber as a Membership Representative.
Area Students receive Chamber Foundation scholarship
June 13, 2016
Justin Curto, a graduate of Mill Valley High School, and Danielle Rehor, a graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, were the recipients of this year’s Betty Charlton Scholarship.
Lenexa business seeks future plumbers
June 13, 2016
Anthony Plumbing Heating & Cooling, 15203 W 99th St., Lenexa, will have a job fair 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in hopes of finding future plumbers.
Shawnee FedEx employee looks back as he moves forward
June 13, 2016
Less than a decade ago, Kevin Nichols was loading packages onto trucks from midnight until the wee hours of the morning. Now, he’s the man in charge.

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