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OLATHE K ANSAS 20152016 Relocation Guide

WELCOME Welcome to OLATHE, KANSAS Whether its to live, work, learn, shop or play, you are sure to enjoy the many big city adventures and small town escapes that Olathe has to offer. With a populatio

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Proudly Relocated Hundreds of Families to the KC Area FullServiceRentalProcess ForEachClient ExecutiveHomes,Duplexes, TownhomesCondos CorporateRelocationSpecialists LicensedRealEstate

LivE Great Places flowers. Its name is derived from the Shawnee Indian word for beautiful and is pronounced to LivE Olathe was founded in 1857 on land covered with verbena and other wild oLAYthuh

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LivE Young families find this growing and dynamic community of 132,000 a great place to call home. The average age is 33.9 years, compared to the national average of 37.3. Approximately 30 percent of

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WORK A Great Place to Olathe has prospered over the 150plus years since it was founded. Today, it is one of the Midwests dominant business, economic, and cultural centers. An outstanding central loca

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WORK Kansas BiOSCiENCE PARK Located just east of Kansas Highway 7 on College Boulevard on 92 acres of rolling, wooded land, Kansas Bioscience Park positions Olathe as a major presence in the bioscien

Garmin International DrIve TIme frOm OlaThe Sprint World Headquarters ............................. 12 minutes Downtown Kansas City ................................. 20 minutes University of Kansas..

LEARN StudENt, StAFF ANd dIStRICt dIStINCtIONS 92.9 percent graduation rate ACT and SAT scores above state and national averages students with perfect ACT scores in 201213, 201011, 200910, 200607, 2

OLAThE pUbLiC LibRARy NO Colored People Come in All Colors. EqUiTy bANk EVER 913 3239300 816 5547000 Kansas City Overland Park Lees Summit LEARN MORE AT FEES ATM GET THE APP Founded in 1909, t

LEARN KanSaS STaTe UnIverSITyOlaThe Kansas State UniversityOlathe helps executives and working professionals in the Kansas City metro accelerate their careers with graduate programs and professional d

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SHOP A Great Place to SHOP Bass Pro shoPsolathe Getaway Bass Pro Shops is on the southwest corner of 119th and I35 offering its unique blend of outdoor retail, entertainment, conservation, and educ

Explore Online Degrees from KState Global Campus Earning an online degree from Kansas State University means making worldwide connections. KState Global Campus offers online bachelors degrees gradua

SHOP Olathe Shopping Centers at a glance Alden Center, 135th and Black Bob Bass Pro Shops and Olathe Gateway, 119th and Renner Black Bob Marketplace, 135th and Black Bob Crossroads Sh

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PLAY A Great Place to PLAY Historical experiences Olatheans are proud of the citys role in Western expansion. Three historic trails the Santa Fe, Oregon, and California trails converged in Olathe.

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PLAY Cultural pursuits Olathe is enriched by the efforts of Olathe Arts Alliance, which is composed of the Olathe Community Orchestra, the Olathe Community Chorus, the Olathe Community Theatre, the Ol

PLAY Sports Olatheans love sports. Among the sporting events held in Olathe in 2014 were the Olathe Chambers Garmin formerly Oz Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and Kids Run. Among the events that Olath

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EvENTS A Sampling of FESTivALS EvENTS Olathe Farmers market April through October Purchase regionally grown fresh produce, plants, and fresh flowers Saturdays Apr. 18 Oct. 24, 730 a.m. and Wednesda

Johnson County Old Settlers Thursday, Fridays Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m Saturday matinees May 30, June 6, 13, 20 27 at 3 p.m. The ultimate truth of being human ... is having the power t

EvENTS Farmers Market Enjoy 1860s living history such as stagecoach rides, cookstove and blacksmith demonstrations and visit the Mahaffie House. Begin your visit in the Heritage Center to view exhib

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EvENTS due the day of your program. When you visit, pay your admission in the Heritage Center, pick up your map and walk less than one quarter of a mile to the historic Mahaffie grounds. Groups and v

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EvENTS Photo courtesy of Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm JULY 19th Century Fireworks and Olathe Civic Band at mahaffie Stagecoach Stop mahaffie Farm July 2 Free. Special activities such as stage

Photo courtesy of Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm OCTOBER Historic Cemetery tours Cemetery Tours October 810 Learn about the history of Olathe through a guided cemetery tour. Explore the symbols, h

EvENTS DID yOU KnOW Site where three historic trails converged The city played a vital role in western expansion as the site where three historic trailsthe Santa Fe, Oregon, and California trailsconv

NEED AN OIL CHANGE WITH YOUR REGULAR TIRE ROTATION We are your total automotive repair and maintenance center TimS TiRE CENTER timstirecenter.com MondayFriday 730530 Saturday 7301200 ATmOS ENERgy 4

SOmEtHING dIFFERENt Olathe 13401 S. MurLen Rd Suite 100 Prairie Village 7510 State Line Rd Suite B 38 OLATHE RELOCATION AND COMMUNITY GUIDE 2015 2016

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GOvERNMENT Our tollFree leGislatiVe hotline GOvERNMENT state oFFiCes www.kansas.gov governor Sam brownback R ................................................7852963232 governorks.gov Lieutenant gov

StRICKLANd CONStRuCtION Strickland Construction, leading the industry for over 32 years as the premier designbuild, commercial builder in the Kansas City metro area. Offering valueengineered, energyef

GOvERNMENT state oFFiCes State Representatives for Johnson County To email a representative, visit www.kslegislature.org. 8th District, Craig McPherson R ..............................................

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SERviCES Community SERviCES Olathe is the only fullservice city in Johnson County with its own police, fire, parks and recreation, library, water, sewer, and sanitation services. Residents are serve

Urgent care isnt just for kids. Trust the caring and experienced team at Urgent Care of Olathe for nonemergency conditions. Great doctors. No high ER charges. We treat these and more OLAtHE mEdICAL C

SERviCES CITy Of OlaThe Olathe City Hall ................................................................. 9139718600 www.olatheks.org Olathe Parks Recreation .......................................

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SERviCES renTal CarS AVIS.......................................................... 9133833374 or 8008312846 Budget RentACar ................................. 8162435757 or 8005270700 Enterprise RentA

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BUSiNESS Business RESOURCES Visit www.olathe.org or call 913 7641050 for more information about the community, the Chamber, and Chamber services. the Olathe Chamber of Commerce The Olathe Chamber o

KELLER WILLIAmS HOuGLANd Your community is our job. e Olathe area isnt just where we work, its where we live and raise our families. It is our job to take care of it. WEStAR ENERGY Taking energy to

BUSiNESS Business CItY OF OLAtHE StAtE OF KANSAS Investment tax credits Job expansion tax credits Business capital development programs Job training incentives STAR bonds Exposure through regular ne

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