Kansas City Chamber of Commerce A Look At What's Next As KC Chamber Checks Off Animal Health From Big 5 List By Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sydney Llewellyn • Dec 10, 2013 It’s been a little over two years since the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce announced its Big 5 goals – their plans for, as they said, “making Kansas City one of the greatest communities in America.” Mayor And Business Leader Expand Weight-Loss Effort By Elana Gordon • Feb 5, 2013 Elana Gordon / KCUR A very personal yet public weight loss competition between two prominent city leaders is getting bigger. About two dozen area CEOs have signed up for the challenge. Mayor Challenges Friend And City To Lose Weight By Elana Gordon • Nov 1, 2012 Elana Gordon / KCUR A rather public weight loss competition among two prominent city leaders came to a close today, but organizers say broader efforts are just beginning. Mayor, Chamber Leader Put Weight In Personal And Public Spotlight By Elana Gordon • Jun 12, 2012 Elana Gordon / KCUR Kansas City Mayor Sly James knows that when he’s in better shape, he’s more productive and less stressed out. And he recognizes the weight, so to speak, of having a better diet and getting exercise regularly.