Business View Civil & Municipal | Volume 2, Issue 8

32 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 2, ISSUE 8 PREFERRED VENDORS/PARTNERS n Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Kansas Community College, a public two-year institution serving Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties, is the third largest community college in Kansas. Serving over 9,000 students annually, KCKCC is committed to provide high-quality learning experiences to ensure graduates have the skillsets necessary to be successful in work and life. n Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. AWG, headquartered in Kansas City, KS, is the nation’s largest cooperative food wholesaler to independently owned supermarkets, serving over 1,100 member companies and over 3,100 locations throughout 28 states from 8 full-line wholesale divisions. AWG’s consolidated annual sales are approximately $10.6 billion. n CHWC For over 20 years, CHWC has worked to stabilize, revitalize, and reinvest in Kansas City, Kansas by creating over 500 high-quality homes and vital neighborhood amenities. CHWC works alongside our neighbors to build thriving neighborhoods with housing and economic opportunities for all Wyandotte County families.  n NorthPoint Development Transforming Lives Through Infrastructure: The new diverging diamond interchange at I-70 and the Turner Diagonal, made possible through public-private partnerships, is driving economic growth and transforming the lives of those in the community. This transformative project will bring both immediate and long-term economic growth to the community by creating roughly 2,500 jobs, improving access, travel time and safety, providing pedestrian and bicycle access, and growing the tax base to better community services. n Black & Veatch “Black & Veatch is an employee-owned global engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a more than 100-year track record of innovation in sustainable infrastructure. Since 1915, we have improved the lives of people around the world by addressing the resilience and reliability of our clients’ infrastructure assets.” n Sporting Kansas City Sporting Club is a high-performance entertainment business offering the highest quality experiences through its unique, superior products and world-class facilities. Sporting Club was founded by five local entrepreneurs - the Patterson Family; Cliff Illig, Robb Heineman, Greg Maday, and Pat Curran. The home of Sporting Kansas City, Children’s Mercy Park, is located in Kansas City, Kansas. n Donnelly College Since 1949, Donnelly has made private, Catholic college education accessible, especially to those under-represented in higher education. Annually recognized as one of the most affordable and diverse U.S. colleges, Donnelly offers extensive student supports, bachelor’s and associate degrees and nursing programs at its urban KCK campus, which just underwent a $30 million renovation. n Design Mechanical, Inc. “In less than 15 years, we grew from a start-up to the largest HVAC / Refrigeration service contractor in the Kansas City area. How?  By DESIGN!  Our design process and decades of experience in the HVAC / R industry is remarkable.  But it starts with the design of our founding vision: To raise the bar in our industry and attract the best people, best customers and redefine best practices. Judging from our growth, we seem to be on-track! Manage your business, not your HVAC and refrigeration contractor.” n BNSF Railway