INDEPENDENCE, Mo – The Independence City Council approved the formation of the Independence Economic Development Partnership on Wednesday, Nov. 9. This will effectively make the Independence Economic Development Council part of the day-to-day functions of the Independence Chamber of Commerce. “This change allows us to ensure we are working to enhance our local economic development efforts with real and manageable goals,” Mayor Rory Rowland said. “We look forward to a more efficient and effective
CENTERPOINT MEDICAL CENTER REUNITES FORMER PATIENTS WITH PHYSICANS AND FIRST RESPONDERSDuring the Great Saves event, three former patients who suffered life-threatening traumas will recount their harrowing stories and thank collaborative first responder and medical teams that helped save their lives when seconds counted INDEPENDENCE, MO — (October 19, 2022) — Centerpoint Medical Center, a Certified Level II Trauma Center and part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s largest healthcare provider, will
Truman Presidential Library to Host Portraits of Courage, Traveling Exhibit of Works by President George W. BushSpecial exhibit includes nearly 100 of the former President’s portraits and stories of America’s post-9/11 warriors.Independence, Mo. - 9 September 2022 — The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum today announced that it will host Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors, a special exhibit from the George W. Bush Presidential Center, Oct. 13 to Dec. 31.
WGU Missouri and Independence Chamber of Commerce Announce PartnershipNew partnership will connect Independence Chamber of Commerce members and staff to WGU Missouri’s flexible, affordable, high-quality online programs and scholarship offeringsIndependence, Mo. (Aug. 4, 2022) – WGU Missouri and the Independence Chamber of Commerce today announced they have joined forces to provide Chamber members, staff and dependents with an affordable pathway to earning their bachelor’s or master’s degrees from WGU.
CENTERPOINT MEDICAL CENTER AMONG NATION’S TOP PERFORMING HOSPITALS FOR TREATMENT OF HEART ATTACK PAT
CENTERPOINT MEDICAL CENTER AMONG NATION’S TOP PERFORMING HOSPITALS FOR TREATMENT OF HEART ATTACK PATIENTS _________________________________________________ American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Award recognizes sustained, high-level performance in quality of care for second consecutive year. INDEPENDENCE, MO — (August 8, 2022) — Centerpoint Medical Center—part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s largest healthcare provider—has received the American College of
CENTERPOINT MEDICAL CENTER NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED WITH AN ‘A’ LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE_______________________________Hospital receives top safety grade from independent national watchdog organization. INDEPENDENCE, MO — (May 10, 2022) — Centerpoint Medical Center has received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2022. This national distinction recognizes Centerpoint Medical Center’s achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital. The hospital is
Columbia College, Independence Chamber of Commerce Announce Exciting New Partnership COLUMBIA, Missouri – May 2, 2022 — Leaders from Columbia College and Independence Chamber of Commerce have announced features of their newly implemented partnership. Chamber members, their employees, spouses and dependents under the age of 25 are now eligible for a 15-percent discount on tuition to pursue their degree at Columbia College. “Columbia College is excited to offer this innovative benefit to hundreds of eligible
SantaCaliGon® Days Festival Celebrates Golden AnniversaryA long-standing Independence tradition commemorating the origin of the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon Trails during the westward expansion Independence, MO – The long-standing Independence tradition, the SantaCaliGon® Days Festival, has a lot to celebrate! The festival hosted by the Independence Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Xfinity will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2022.The annual SantaCaliGon® Days Festival, held Labor Day
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2022 Media contact: Lauren Belshe, Marketing Strategist for Cargo Largolbelshe@cargolargo.com (816)350-6138 Meghan Lewis, Communications Manager for City of Independencemlewis@indepmo.org (816) 325-7086 Mikealene Evans, Director of Marketing and Communications for Independence Chamber of Commercemikealene@ichamber.biz (816) 607-8827 Cindi Rogers, Media consultant for Independence Economic Development Councilcrogers@bygeorgepr.com (816) 506-8732 Cargo
Independence Chamber of Commerce Endorses Independence Fire & Police Ballot Initiatives INDEPENDENCE, MO – The Independence Chamber of Commerce is proud to endorse both the Independence Police Department and Fire Department ballot initiatives on the November 2, 2021, ballot. The Independence Chamber Board of Directors voted unanimously to support both ballot initiatives at the September and October board meetings. A yes vote on Question 1--Fire Protection Sales Tax, would repeal the current Fire