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Spring 2017 ALL IN ONE PLACE LIVE, PLAY, DINE, SHOP AND WORK IN NEW URBANISM DEVELOPMENTS LIKE PARK PLACE AND MISSION FARMS MAJOR EMPLOYERS ASCEND LEARNING HELPS PROFESSIONALS ENTER, SUSTAIN AND

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Contents Spring 2017 4 Welcome 6 Dine, Shop, Play, Work ... and Live 14 20 22 Business Examples of New Urbanism developments that bring convenience and community together Park Place and Mission Far

D Presidents Message they and their employees need. Limousine services, quality lodging for visiting business clients, and great restaurants to entertain guests lead the list. Groceries, pharmacies,

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WELCOME HOME Leawood offers choices in New Urbanism, the national trend bringing community back to lifestyle By Kelli White 6 L OO K T O LEAWO O D

W Weve heard the saying, whats old is new again and we see it in every facet of society. From fashion to food, from entertainment to industry, a rebirth approach is having a moment. Real estate deve

Mann agrees. We wanted to create an enduring space, and I think weve accomplished that. Of course tenants will come and go, but the design and lush landscape offers a vibrant, active place that people

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A Brief History of New Urbanism Historically, towns were built with everyday needs in close proximity. In the 1950s, suburbia became widespread with the onset of urban sprawl. People wanted to live ou

CCI BUSINESS THE POWER TO ADD BANDWIDTH. CONNECT TO THE CLOUD. EXCEL. Jump on the CCI Fiber superhighway for speeds up to 10 Gigabits. Reach your business goals more quickly with a lightningfast, re

The 411 on Mission 106 Mission 106 is a luxury apartment community in the heart of Mission Farms. Each apartment home includes granite kitchen and bath counters, stainless steel appliances, hardwoodst

Luxury Care Resulting in a Quicker Recovery Time The Healthcare Resort of Leawood is changing the way that postacute rehabilitation is being delivered. Our focus is to make your experience with us uni

ASCEND LEARNING BRINGING EDUCATION TO BUSINESS Leawoodbased company helps professionals ascend in their careers By Kelli White 14 L O O K T O LEAWO O D

A Ascend Learning is a behindthescenes company, but the effects of their work ends up on the frontlines. On any given day, you could have your blood drawn by a phlebotomist work out with a certified

Bill Aliber, Ascend Learnings CFO agreed, We were looking for a location accessible to all of our Kansas and Missouri employees as well as a building that allowed us the flexibility to configure our v

COMPANY CULTURE Culture within the walls of the workplace can take a company higher. Ascend Learning has become a leading educational content, software and analytics services company largely because o

COMMUNITY A couple years ago, Ascend Learning started a community outreach group called weAscend. The group supports a range of organizations and philanthropic activities. The company has supported, e

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

The 2016 Leawood Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame Award Recipient Patrick J. Cocherl, Jr. Edited by Kelli White I here. All five of the Cocherl children attended In 2000, the Leawood Chamber Board d

Each year, thousands of individuals take part in activities coordinated by the Blue Valley Recreation Commission. Cocherl demonstrates making the welfare of our community a priority through his volunt

MASTERFUL UPGRADES Course improvements and a clubhouse expansion put Ironhorse Golf Club at the top of the leaderboard By Kelli White 22 L O O K T O LEAWO O D

K Known as one of the most challenging and pristine public golf courses in the area, and recipient of a Golf Digest fourstar rating, Ironhorse Golf Club is undergoing an expansion and facelift that c

Troy Newport, General Manager at Ironhorse, said, From an operator standpoint, this expansion will definitely put Ironhorse in position to compete for prominent golf events. Vista 154 will have high c

WELCOME HOME TO THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION Discover a church that speaks to your life, challenges your Leawood Sanctuary Grand Opening April 1 2 Leawood One church with four locations. Join us

Eating and Education Student chefs serve up praiseworthy fare at Broadmoor Bistro T 26 By Kelli White Treat yourself to a fabulous meal and help local students at the same time A winwin opportunity

4,700 square feet, were part of a renovation in 2008. In a few short months, the center will move to its new facility, The Center for Academic Achievement, located in the former Antioch Middle School

now one of three instructors there. Chef Bob Brassard heads up commercial baking, and Chef Jon Dallen instructs event management at the Broadmoor Technical Center. We started with one classroom and o

Chef Bob at justinhoffmansmsd.org or robertbrassardsmsd.org. This program is a learning tool from start to finish, Hoffman said. Food is an educational tool beyond its culinary capacity. The goal of t

Country Club of Leawood Golf, Corporate Golf Social Memberships Available Join today to enjoy our Exclusive Amenities Championship Golf Course FullService Fitness Center StateOfTheArt Equipment Event

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Join Today and receive a Costco New Executive Members receive a 20 Costco Cash Card. Or, new Gold Star and Business Members receive a 10 Costco Cash Card. Cash Card Bring this ad to your nearest Cos

Leawood Events April October 2017 Earth Day Celebration April 22 10 a.m.5 p.m. Drop by for family friendly activities, games and craft at Prairie Oak Nature Center. Spring Tomahawk Trail Clean Up A

presents 16 Season at the 17 White Theatre May 6 7 June 11 July 8 23 TheWhiteTheatre.org Reserve now for the best seats semifinals Elise Dorsey, 2016 KC SuperStar Winner

RIGHT HERE IN LEAWOOD YOUR NEW DOCTOR, Michael Greenfield, MD Internist Pediatrician Katie Lorentz, MD Internist Pediatrician Paul Moore, Jr., MD Internist Pediatrician Were here if you need u

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