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Spring 2018 COMMUNITY ADVOCATE ALICE HAWK CELEBRATES 20 YEARS AS CHAIR OF THE LEAWOOD FOUNDATION BANKING ON BUSINESS BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS IS 1 AT CROSSFIRST BANK TRENDS IN SPENDING HOT SHOPS THAT

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Contents Spring 2018 2 Welcome Presidents Message 6 On the Cover Community 12 16 20 Alice Hawk celebrates 20 Years as Chair of the Leawood Foundation Chair of the Leawood Foundation, Alice Hawk Pho

Presidents Message A 20 years of progress Sitting on the state line joining Kansas and Missouri, Leawood is in a great position to take advantage of all that the KC Metro has to offer. Our location

20 Years of Progress First Membership Directory Newsletter Application Form 1999 Ribbon Cutting 2001 2003 2004 2006 2006

CrossFirst Bank was built to meet the needs of businesses, professionals and their families. Here, at the only bank headquartered in Leawood, you will find a full range of banking services. At CrossFi

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A Helpers Hand Community members like Alice Hawk make Leawoods foundation strong By Kelli White L Longtime Leawood resident, Alice Hawk has served her community in many ways, one of which has been a

The Leawood Foundation has four main purposes to beautify parks and public spaces, to educate young people, to help preserve history, and to promote accessibility and safety. One of the Foundations re

All of our playgrounds are ADA accessible, but inclusive means more, Claxton said. We wanted to replace the old playground with one that would provide play for all. For a playground to be considered i

Hawk said she had seen an inclusive playground in St. Louis and knew it would be a great addition for the Leawood community, so when the City approached the Foundation, Hawk didnt hesitate to help. I

We are better together. We believe that building brighter financial futures makes life better for all of us. Our families. Our neighborhoods. Our community. Since 1975, when InterState Federal Savings

Banking on the Best CrossFirst Banks model of building relationships yields successful results By Kelli White 12 L O O K T O LEAWO O D

T Ten years. A decade may seem like a long time out to hire the most seasoned when it comes to some things, but when it comes employees to help build to growing a successful business, ten years what

of any balance sheet. The bank brought a certified strength coach on board to serve employees and help them improve in and out of the workplace. Each year, CrossFirst hosts a companywide, expensepaid

Understand where you are today, plan for tomorrow No matter where life takes you, RBC WealthPlan is there to help you stay connected to your big picture. We help you see your financial life with new c

TRENDS IN SPENDING These Leawood hot shops are changing up the buying experience 16 L O O K T O LEAWO O D

D Distinguished. Thats a look worth shopping for and one buyers are sure to find at the plethora of fine retailers at Town Center Plaza and Town Center Crossing. But the shopping experience is what c

Let us bring out the beauty in your project Kitchen, Bath and Fireplace Remodeling FREE ESTIMATES CUSTOM DESIGN AND PRODUCTION OF Onyx Lamp Pedestals Mantels, Islands, Fireplace Countertops Othe

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Local Developments in Healthcare Quality healthcare has never been closer to home O By Kelli White One of the key elements to a strong, vibrant community is accessibility to quality healthcare. Nev

Saint Lukes Community Hospitals provide only the essential services that are most needed in a community. This smaller hospital is big on services like 247 ER, with seven private emergency rooms and bo

Promote better outcomes Patients typically see an emergency physician in less than 10 minutes, which allows patients to be quickly stabilized, treated, and sent home to get back to their everyday live

KANSAS CITY ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE Located at 3651 College Blvd., Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute KCOI opened its doors in January 2000, and at that time, was the only hospital in the metropolitan ar

Leawood Chamber Economic Development Council Your partner for business growth, brand building and professional development 24 L O O K T O LEAWO O D

Reasons to Join the Leawood Chamber Economic Development Council X Know whats happening Think of the Leawood Chamber as your personalized business connection. As a member, youll be uptodate on all th

A look back at A Taste of Leawood A TASTE OF LEAWOOD The much anticipated annual event with food, fun and festivities, A Taste of Leawood, was a huge success in 2017. Heres a look back at what happene

participating included North Italia, YaYas Euro Bistro, Gaslight Grill and Foos Fabulous Caf to name a few. Standard Beverage provided the wine and beers that were selected to compliment the food offe

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2017 PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS Andrs Hawthorne Plaza Blue Chip Cookies of Leawood La Bodega Mickey The Cotton Candy Man Bravo Cucina Italiana BRGR Kitchen Bar North Italia Nothing Bundt Cakes Bu

Upcoming Leawood Events May August 2018 History for all Ages Saturday, June 23 The Historic Oxford Schoolhouse, 14701 Mission Road in Ironwoods Park FREE Leawood Memories Presentation on Leawood His

great entertainment, participate in contestsgames, and enjoy a variety of food vendors. FREE general admission 6.00pm9.30pm Fireworks at 945 pm time is approximate. For more information call 913.663.9

20th Anniversary Season A Season of Shows with Purpose April 20, 21 730 pm Burns McDonnell 9400 Ward Parkway Kansas City, MO 64114 20 per person July 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 800 pm Nightly Ironwoods

Theres new hope in the fight against cancer. Shawnee Mission Health oncologists are the only area physicians certified by MD Anderson Cancer Network, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center. If you or

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