LOCAL AUTHOR 
Making a difference

Harry S. Campbell, CEO of Durrie Vision and author of Get-Real Leadership, just finished his second book called Get-Real Culture: A Practical Approach to Creating a Wildly Successful Workplace, and it goes on sale this week. Get-Real Culture focuses on the culture, or in other words, the character and personality of the workplace, and he claims “no company can be…

Letter from the 
Creative Director

August, to me, signifies the end of summer and squeezing in last minute plans. The relaxed schedule of summertime is coming to a close, and what starts to sink in is the realization that hectic mornings of rushing out the door to get all four of my kids to school is in my near future. It’s a time for new…

Cy Financial has Client Appreciation Event and Sponsors BBQ Team

Cy Financial invited a number of their clients to join them in a client appreciation event at the "Great Lenexa BBQ Battle". 
They sponsored the BBQ team, "Coach's Decision".Cy's clients enjoyed an array of Coach's Decision's specially made, incredibly tasty, award winning BBQ'd delights. Drinks and a general good time followed.

Around Town

Mr. and Mrs. Aly and Ryan Burnett celebrated a May 21, 2016 wedding. Aly grew up in Leawood, KS and is the daughter of Suzie and Louie Swyden. Ryan is the son of Ray Burnett and Maxine Novotny of Wichita, KS. Ryan’s family held a lovely rehearsal dinner for the soon to be couple at The Capital Grille on Friday…

Blue Valley 
Graduate 
Headed to 
Stanford

Gracie Goheen is a recent graduate of Blue Valley High School, and is headed to Stanford University in the fall where she plans to study Physics and Theatre. Highlights of her high school career include achievements in the classroom, on stage, and on the golf course.

Thou Mayest

A journey of the senses, Thou Mayest is a place that will tap into every part of the soul. This coffee house is unlike any other offering a mood that will stir intelligence, promote good vibes, and provide a rich experience of complex concoctions brimful of coffee beans from the finest of crops. Nestled cozily at 419 E. 18th St.…

Big Slick

Once in a great while, maybe even once in a lifetime, we can have the sense that we are touching something truly remarkable and truly good. Many in the Metro Area know that Big Slick is a fundraiser for Children’s Mercy Hospital and that celebrities, David Koechner, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet and Jason Sudeikis who call KC home,…

Introducing Chris Duh

Local national artist, Chris Duh’s striking and whimsical “Amusing Breeze” sculpture, has been installed in So Ko Par Trails Park on 87th Street and Lackman in Lenexa. The 25-foot-high steel and glass mosaic tile sculpture includes components that move in the breezes.

Katy Guillen and the Girls

Music often changes its sound from decade-to-decade, but when Rock and Roll came onto the scene in the 1950’s, it would make its way into our hearts forever. Rock and Roll wasn’t just a genre of music. It was an outlet with lyrics more suggestive and politically charged than other genres, and people couldn’t get enough of it. It became…

The Money Balancing Act

Uncertainty and risk tolerance. This concept of just what a person can “stomach” is huge when it comes to properly allocating how your hard earned assets are to be positioned. Most of our clients, and the public in general, as they move into retirement, aren’t keen on losing money. So, for these folks, it’s important to control volatility.

Olympic 
Gold from KC

The 2016 Summer Olympics are set to for this month in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The opening ceremony is Aug. 5 with closing ceremony set for Aug. 21. Many Johnson County residents likely don’t know that we have had three Olympic Gold medal winners in the 21st Century. Christie Ambrosi and Tara Nott Cunningham won gold in Sydney, Australia in…