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Contents Fall 2016 Fall 2016 2 4 6 WELCOME COVER STORY Overland Chauffeured Services still rolling after 37 years PREVIEWING A TASTE OF LEAWOOD OVERLAND CHAUFFEURED SERVICES DIANE FORGY STILL ROL

Presidents Message Welcome to the community we are proud to call home Dear Reader, Many of you are familiar with Leawoods great executive housing stock, fabulous shopping and dining venues, and pictur

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Leawood is Dream Location for Business Overland Chauffeured Services still rolling after 37 years D 4 By Jerry LaMartina Forgy had worked in commercial real estate in Dallas from 1981 until she retu

location gave us all the amenities of Leawood. Its near I435, and you can get to Kansas City, Missouri, very easily. Leawood is a dream, really, for our business. The vast majority of the companys wor

Building Connections, Building Community Leawood Chamber marks 20th year helping Leawood build business success Marnie Clawson of Clawson Benefit Concepts was honored at the 2013 Leawood Chamber Annua

about doing that from an office hed set up in his basement. Early the next year, he moved the Chambers offices to Heartland Bank at 113th Street and Tomahawk Creek Parkway then to Pinnacle Corporate C

Taste of Success A Taste of Leawood savors 18th year of fine dining, community building I 8 By Jerry LaMartina 30 restaurants participated. This year, 1,200 people are expected to attend the event t

Gene ODell does, too. Hes general manager of the Hereford House in Leawood. The restaurant has been in the mix since the event started. Its a great event because its one of the few events where you ge

ODell has been cochairman of A Taste of Leawood for five years. Because of that role and his involvement since the events start, hes watched up close as the event has evolved. Its changed a lot, the s

THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION Ready to be part of something bigger than yourself Discover worship that stirs the soul, messages that challenge the mind, relationships that last a li

Style of Life Town Center Plaza celebrates 20 years as Leawoods premier lifestyle center As the premier openair shopping venue of Leawood, Kansas, Town Center Plaza boasts an array of popular fashion

Bristol Seafood Grill Bristol Seafood Grill has filled a spot and served a niche at Town Center for all the 20 years since it opened. It celebrated its own 20th anniversary in April, General Manager P

License to Dream New Blue Valley School District superintendent wants to take best practices to next practices Blue Valley School District Superintendent Dr. Todd White visits an art classroom at Ced

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are looking to relocate to a community, There is a connection between home and Leawood is fortunate to be served and school, he says. I think thats what by two excellent school districts, one of ident

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Matthew Kincaid Leawood is the hub of where I want to be Photos by Jim MathisMathis Photographic Restorations T 18 By Jerry LaMartina Antiques Interiors in Mission Farms. His father, Mike Kincaid,

In Mission Farms, weve also got some of the best restaurants in town, he says. Theres some shopping here, too. My mother moved her store from the Plaza to Mission Farms early this year. Mission Farms

Leawood Park offers green space, social time and peace of mind P By Jerry LaMartina pool baby pool zerodepth pool, which gets gradually deeper from the sides to the middle splash pool with slide and

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The department also plans to replace the bathhouse at the parks swimming pool. Leawoods five other parks are Ironwoods Park, 115 acres at 147th Street and Mission Road ILAN Park, 10 acres at 126th Str

Leawoof Dog Park Fourlegged visitors get a sniff of freedom L By Jerry LaMartina Dogs like to run free, sniff around, see old friends and make some new ones. People do, too, and offleash parks do th

Core Values and Store Values Balls Food Stores gives Leawood Hen House a makeover T By Jerry LaMartina The Hen House Market in Leawood has a new The Leawood store doesnt look anything like it look

Partnering with the Leawood community continuing to make this a beautiful place to live, work and play. Cocherl Foundation FALL 2016 25

Going Global Euronet takes payment services worldwide from Leawood HQ M By Jerry LaMartina Mike Brown took a trip to Budapest, Hungary, in 1993, to see whether he could find a market in central Eur


citizenship. Before Euronet, I founded and then you dont need your actual a company called Innovative Software, card for transactions. PayPals which later became Informix Software, also one of our lar

Best Cookies in Kansas City Fresh From Scratch Every Day Custom Decorated Cookies Cookie Cakes Party Trays Gift Tins Boxes 24 Flavors of Ice Cream Malts, Floats and Milk Shakes Ice Cream Sand

Leawood Fire Department Eli Elite group gains accreditation, certification i di i ifi i Interns from Bordeaux, France from left Camille Bell, Antoine Pinart and Ophelie Gourdon join Leawood Fire Depa

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is to help fire departments navigate the accreditation process. The CFAI is a unit of the Center for Public Safety Excellence Inc., both based in Chantilly, Virginia. The LFDs accomplishment of gettin

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YOUR NEW DOCTOR, RIGHT HERE IN LEAWOOD When it comes to care for you and your family, you need a doctor you can trust. The team at Shawnee Mission Internal Medicine Pediatrics at 151 st and Nall in L