Liberty Hospital (here) and the University of Kansas Health System have agreed to pursue a partnership that could dramatically impact both organizations.
By David Slater, Executive Director Happy Thanksgiving: Your EDC is so very thankful to those of you who donate your time, treasure and talent to help us make Clay County a better place to learn, play, work and live. Thank you. Trader Joe’s: If there is one retail request we hear all the time it would be to […]
Ford’s continued production in its facilities in Claycomo and this one in Liberty help illustration the dramatic impact by the region’s largest employer.
By David Slater, Executive Director Pleasant Valley Pride: Andrew Helmick opened Pride Fitness in Pleasant Valley just a few months ago. This week he had a signing ceremony for 14 of his student athletes. Seven will be attending Division I Universities to play baseball. The seven others will play college ball in other divisions. All of these young men played for the Kansas City […]
Northpoint Logistics is one of two regional companies recently named to Inc. magazine’s Power Partners list. Inc.’s “director of excellence” includes only 389 companies worldwide. Overland Park-based Storewise Inc. is the only other area firm likewise honored. NorthPoint Logistics is a part of Clay County-based NorthPoint Development that focuses on international freight forwarding and customers […]
The 587 Plan for the areas surrounding the I-435 and Highway 152 interchange would feature Class A office, regional entertainment destinations and outstanding amenities like a river walk.
Cedar Fair, owner of Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun, and Six Flags are merging to create an expansive amusement park organization with operations spread across 17 U.S. states and three countries. The combined operation, worth more than $3.5 billion, will boast 27 amusement parks, 15 water parks and resort operations in the U.S., […]
By David Slater, Executive Director Click for Chills: Barb Foster and Susan Hiland both deserve a shoutout for this story Championship Rivalries: While your EDC appreciates all high school activities we have to tell you that Friday night is one you should be out watching district championship football. Great Northland rivalries are happening in our County. Kearney travels to Smithville, Liberty crosses […]
Downtown Excelsior Springs was one of the 2022 community Keystone recipients. Other honorees included efforts by international corporations and small local business who help make Clay County a great place to live, work and play.
By David Slater, Executive Director Royal Truth: If you have been following the local media you would think that the Royals have picked the East Village for their site. The fact is that when the spreadsheet media release was happening Royals’ owner John Sherman and President Brooks Sherman were in a negotiating meeting with our County Commissioners. While […]