Real estate brokerage joins Berkshire Hathaway organization

10/29/2013 11:00 AM

10/29/2013 3:36 PM

New brokerage affiliation

Prudential KC Realty, which has offices in Lenexa and Blue Springs, has become affiliated with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. The local brokerage has been renamed Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kansas City Realty .

The Kansas City area business has more than 60 sales associates. The Lenexa office is managed by Jim Manning.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is the real estate brokerage unit of Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway.

Seeking board candidates

The Reach Healthcare Foundation, which awards grants and provides other services to improve access to health care for the uninsured and medically underserved in the area, is seeking to fill six positions on its board of directors. The application deadline is Dec. 18.

The Merriam-based organization has invested $37.4 million in grants and special initiatives in Missouri and Kansas since 2005. Its six-county service area includes Johnson and Wyandotte counties.

More information: Brenda Sharpe, Reach Foundation president and chief executive at 913-432-4196.

Olathe chamber program

The Olathe Chamber of Commerce will hold a luncheon for human resources and business professionals on Nov. 7 called “Mediating Across the Generations.” Loretta Summers, president of The Summers Advisory Group Inc., will be the featured speaker.

The program runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at Kansas State University’s Olathe campus at 22201 W. Innovation Drive. Cost: $25 a person for chamber members; $35 for nonmembers. Registration deadline is Friday

More information: Susan Wallace,, or 913-764-1050.


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