Tallgrass Creek expansion
Tallgrass Creek, a continuing care retirement community in Overland Park, has opened a $15 million residential building called Meadowlark Terrace. The 87-unit apartment building features 10 floor plans that vary in size and style, including two-bedroom and one-bedroom units. Tallgrass said 91 percent of the units have been sold.
Tallgrass Creek currently has about 330 residents. The new facility can accommodate about 140 residents.
The facility, which is managed by Maryland-based Erickson Living, said the expansion resulted into 20 jobs being added.
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to The Kansas City Star
The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce has earned a five-star accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It’s the highest rating awarded by the national organization, and takes into account sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. The Overland Park chamber is one of only 89 organization’s nationwide to have received the top rating.
A hidden gem
Cedar Crest Lodge, in Pleasanton, Kan., has been named one of the top 10 hidden escapes by BedandBreakfast.com.
Cedar Crest is an 11-room country inn located on 111 acres. The innkeepers are Matt Cunningham and Laura Cunningham. The property includes fishing ponds, walking trails, gardens, an outdoor pool, bocce court, horseshoe pit and a fire pit.