Archive for February, 2012:

Leadership Overland Park Session 2 – Wellness & Healthcare

Posted on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 by Ryan Fleming
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Session 2 of Leadership Overland Park also covered health and wellness issues.  In the morning, Shelly Murray from Your Wellness Connection made smoothies and shared some ideas on personal wellness.  She’s a big proponent of the health effects of leafy greens and shared some tricks on how to include more in your diet.  The smoothies […]

Leadership Overland Park Session 2 – Social Services in Johnson County

Posted on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 by Ryan Fleming
In Community, tagged in Tags: Shawnee Mission Medical Center

The second session of Leadership Overland Park was held at the new and improved Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Wonderful hospital. Both of my kids were born at this hospital, so I have very fond memories of my time there (sleeping on an uncomfortable foldout couch notwithstanding). This session started with a panel of people who […]

Leadership Overland Park Session 1 – Bus Tour and Group Discussion

Posted on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 by Ryan Fleming
In Community, tagged in Tags: Transportation---Metcalf

After lunch, we were guided on a bus tour by City of Overland Park staff Larry Blankenship and Leslie Karr.  We hit all corners of the city starting at the north with some of the first residential neighborhoods; Downtown Overland Park; the improvement projects along US-69 highway; the Metcalf Corridor; Deanna Rose Farmstead and everywhere […]

Session 1 – Introductions and Expectations

Posted on Friday, February 3rd, 2012 by Ryan Fleming
In Community, tagged in Tags: Pre-Development Corporate Woods Area

Session 1 of Leadership Overland Park kicked off at the Overland Park Chamber’s office at 8:00am on January 26th.  We started out fast and furious!  Highlights from today include the chance to meet our fellow classmates and a crash course in all things Overland Park.   First up was the discussion of the “One Thing” that […]