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Spring 2016

Contents Spring 2016 4 WElCOME 6 COVER STORY Bob Regnier carries on family tradition in Leawood 10 WHY DO BUSINESS IN LEAWOOD Citys Luster Illuminates on Kansas City Metro ON the cOVer Bank of Blu

Presidents Message Welcome to the community we are proud to call home The Leawood Chamber Economic Development Council is pleased to welcome you to the inaugural issue of Look to Leawood. Many of you

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bob regnier carries on family tradition in Leawood O 6 Photo by Jim Mathis Bob Regnier chats with Jackie Vogt, 1st vice president, branch operations, at the Bank of Blue Valley 135th and Mission br

During the 1950s as Vic Regnier continued to travel south building more homes, he kept hearing the same thing from potential homeowners. People kept saying I want to buy a house out here but there is

Part of the citys appeal, from Regniers perspective, is its proximity to excellent public schools. And its a nice place to raise a family, said Regnier, who did just that with his wife, Ann. The coupl

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Why do business in leawood Citys luster illuminates on Kansas City Metro G 10 By Jerry LaMartina Executive Office Park was just being built when I started my practice, he says. It offered everythi

Since I was involved in the City Council, I understand the mechanics of infrastructure snow removal and things like that, he says. The fire department comes in and does annual checkups on my fire ala

Aratana Therapeutics focuses on increasing quality of life for family pets H By Barbara Bayer Before you start doing clinical studies in humans you have to do work in two animals. Typically, thats r

Aratana looked at hundreds of locations, and mapped out where every local employee lived and sent their children to school, before settling on its new offices in Leawood. Most of our people were geogr

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INCOME The average gross annual income of Leawood area households is 160,898. Thats of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area average and of the national average. 213 216 Approximately 33,421 people

leawoods upscale furniture retailers touch where the heart is H Seville Home moved to its Leawood location in 2006. By Jerry LaMartina Home has a soft spot in the hearts of most people. Kara Lowe,

Profile is a weight management plan created by researchers and physicians at Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the U.S. At Profile, we help you check all the boxes of what it means

retailer, Leawood becomes the next natural step. The city is easily accessible from the rest of the metro area and boasts some of the most attractive demographics in the immediate 1 to 3mile radius fo

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Arhaus is located at Town Center Plaza. but also durable fixtures among Leawoods upscale furniture retailers are Seville Home, at 135th Street and Nall Avenue, and MaddenMcFarland Interiors, at 135th

Power Up the Places You Live and Work with Now delivering Gigabit speeds with CCI Fiber Consolidated Communications. A powerful connection is key to communicating effectively. Thats why Consolidated

look to leawood The Urban suburban The urban suburban enjoys the safety of suburban life and the urban convenience. New mixeduse communities in Leawood include Mission Farms, conveniently located near

LEAWOOD FAMILY CARE We also offer PRIORITY CARE Priority Care Hours MF 9am 8pm Sat 10 am 4pm Sun Noon 4pm offers convenient appointment times Monday Friday Evening Appointments Also Available Thi

T the southern half of the city features new housing divisions, which are also conveniently located near highways, parks and cultural events. Many of the homes in this part of the community feature a

State Line Animal Hospital Holistic Health 2009 104th Street, Leawood, KS 66206 9133813272 S Monday800 600 Tuesday800 530 Wednesday800 530 Thursday 800 530 Friday800 530 Saturday800 1200 Busi

G Acres of lush Golf Courses Golf enthusiasts will enjoy meticulously and beautifully landscaped public and private golf courses. Leawood County Clubs 18hole championship course provides a challengin

Big enough to know who we are, small enough to know who you are What does that really mean Big enough. You know who we are. And having a powerhouse like the Royal Bank of Canada behind you is no smal

F The AbCs of Early Education Before you enroll your children in one of the citys great schools, there are plenty of daycare centers and preschools to choose from for the familys youngest members. Wo

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fun and fitness L Photo courtesy of Iron Tribe Fitness Love walking trails but feel the need to pump it up indoors as well Several fitness centers in the area offer residents and office workers the

Picturesque Parks L Leawood has a firstclass park system, which includes six parks. Leawood City Park occupies 66 acres and is the hub of Leawoods recreational activities including the citys pool a

T 32 United Methodist Church of the resurrection makes its mission visible By Jerry LaMartina to feel more intimate. Most of the seats will be within 100 feet of the chancel which contains the altar

drive donors in the metro area. We have five drives a year. In the past 20 years, weve given 32,000 pints of blood from our Leawood location. In the past year, through our food drive weve given 64 ton

someone to talk to. this goes to the heart of the churchs mission, which is to welcome people who werent connected with a church, Senior Pastor Adam Hamilton says, and to help them recognize how their

Two convenient locations providing oneonone physical therapy Leawood 13430 Briar, Suite C Leawood, KS 66209 DeSoto Phone 9134847632 33255 Lexington Avenue, Fax 9138085460 Suite A DeSoto, KS 66018 Phon

L 36 Fine dining finds sumptuous home in Leawood By Jerry LaMartina Gene ODell is general manager of the Hereford House in Leawood. He says the restaurant keeps its fine edge honed and upholds the l

add that extra touch of warmth for parties, other special occasions and events. We do promote a lot of private dining, ODell says. We can accommodate six to 100. We have three small, private dining ro

Saturday, September 17, 2016, taste top menu items from 30 Leawood Chamber restaurants at the 19th annual A Taste of Leawood event located at Town Center Plaza. Gaslight Grill

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Bristol Seafood Grills shellfish bouillabaisse clams, mussels, lobster, shrimp, scallops, fish, tomato, fennel and saffron accompanied by grilled bread with espelette pepper rouille. Wohlgemuth say

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CARE FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY, CLOSE TO HOME Michael Greenfield, MD Paul Moore, MD Longtime Olathe doctors Michael Greenfield, MD, and Paul Moore, MD, have joined Shawnee Mission Internal Medicine Pe