Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Cerner announces new groundbreaking date

After severe weather postponed the first date for its groundbreaking, Cerner has announced April 24 as the new groundbreaking date.

The campus will be located on the southeast campus of State Avenue and Village West Parkway.

More information from a press release: 
Cerner, along with state and local dignitaries, will host a groundbreaking ceremony for Cerner’s new Kansas City, Kan., campus at 11 a.m. on April 24, 2012. The new campus will be located on the southeast corner of State Avenue and Village West Parkway.

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Wyandotte County Unified Government Mayor/CEO Joe Reardon, will discuss the impact of the campus on the area’s thriving economy. Cliff Illig, Cerner’s vice chairman and co-founder, will discuss the vision, design and working functionality of the new campus. All three individuals will participate in a question and answer forum and will be available for a ceremonial photo opportunity. Members of the media will also have an opportunity to conduct one-on-one interviews following the event.

The groundbreaking ceremony starts promptly at 11 a.m., due to parking, please arrive before 11 a.m.; specific directions will be available on-site.  As the ceremony will take place at an active construction site, closed-toe shoes are mandatory.