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Ford Invests in the Future by Looking to the Past

Ford Invests in the Future by Looking to the Past

In communities all across the Midwest, there are old, forgotten buildings that were once treasured. This is especially true in Detroit, where you’ll find forgotten gems like Corktown. Thankfully, Ford has stepped in to help revitalize the Corktown community. Recently, Ford purchased the iconic Michigan Central Station and has plans to transform it into part of its new campus in the community. This campus will play a key role in how Ford invests in the future. It will be the…

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Summer Fun in Olathe, Kansas

Summer Fun in Olathe, Kansas

Olathe, Kansas has a vibrant local community. There are fun events throughout the year to celebrate all we have in common and to just have some fun with your family and friends. Olathe Live! If you love listening to live music, Olathe is the perfect place for you. Throughout the summer, you can enjoy a fantastic array of live artists. The dates for this summer are June 9th, June 22nd, July 6th, July 20th, and September 21st. All shows start…

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Olathe Luxury Apartment Development Approved by City Council

Olathe Luxury Apartment Development Approved by City Council

Olathe luxury apartment development The Olathe City Council has approved plans for the Archer Subdivision project, which was proposed by 3 Parker Investments LLC as a plan to combine a 208-unit apartment building with three commercial lots in the center of the city. The Olathe luxury apartment development will build more units on the back two-thirds of the acquired land and hopes to attract businesses to the commercial lots once so many new residents will live close. The City Council…

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Catch the Travelin’ McCourys During Olathe Live!

Catch the Travelin’ McCourys During Olathe Live!

  Since 2001, the Olathe community has enjoyed summer after summer of great live entertainment through Olathe Live! shows. So far this summer, we have heard from Sierra Hull, Laith Al-Saadi, and Liverpool. But, there is still more to come. On September 15th, Special Forces (a .38 Special tribute band) will play at Frontier Park. Then we get to hear the Travelin’ McCourys during Olathe Live! on September 22nd at Stagecoach Park. Each performance will begin at 7pm. One of…

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Second Annual Ford Musician Awards Celebrate Culture and Community

Second Annual Ford Musician Awards Celebrate Culture and Community

Ford constantly strives to give back to the communities to which it belongs—one reason we’re happy to be a part of the Ford family. Recently, the company sponsored a week of music and celebration for revitalizing downtown Detroit, an area devastated by economic decline over the past decades. This week of music included the second annual Ford Musician Awards. According to Ford, the week of music included a lineup of singers such as Aretha Franklin and Mitch Ryder, as well…

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Top 3 Things to Do in Olathe

Top 3 Things to Do in Olathe

Planning a trip to the Sunflower State or just looking to check out the hidden gems in your local city? Whether you’re visitor or resident, make sure you leave no stone unturned with this list of the best three things to do in Olathe.   Ernie Miller Nature Center   The Ernie Miller Nature Center offers 116 acres of nature for lovers of the outdoors to explore. Miles of trails will keep you busy hiking and birdwatching. Look to the…

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Cool Off at One of These 5 Great Pools near Olathe

Cool Off at One of These 5 Great Pools near Olathe

When the summer heat cranks the temperatures up, it’s important to stay cool. A fun way to keep your family from overheating is to take a dip in one of the pools near Olathe, Kansas. Tomahawk Ridge Aquatic Center: A huge facility in Overland Park, Tomahawk Ridge has all kinds of attractions, from kid-sized slides to fountains to canopies for shade. Leawood Aquatic Center: This huge swimming pool isn’t a far drive from Olathe, and is worth visiting for the…

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