Lee’s Summit teens Claire Davis and Jordan Spatz will be featured in the pre-performance entertainment at the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival.
One Good Meal needs drivers to carry meals to senior citizens and home bound residents.
Lee’s Summit is to be the Kansas City area kickoff of a service giving rides to older people, available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, whether it’s to get groceries, see the doctor, or to visit a friend’s home to play cards.
The trip to the East Coast for Meah Wilburn went according to plan for the Lee’s Summit girl who participated in the latest Scripps National Spelling Bee May 28-30 near Washington, D.C.
An all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast to help Operation BBQ Relief, currently helping feed tornado victims, will be held June 8.
With changes to health plans required by the Affordable Care Act, it’s a good time to have your blood pressure checked as well as other health screenings.
A humid, overcast day set the tone for the annual Memorial Day Services conducted by the Jack Ray VFW Post No. 5789. The flags that line the Lee’s Summit Historical Cemetery waved and snapped in the breeze as a tribute to the lost, their sharp red, white and blue beckoned folks to come and remember.
Lauren Beth Liberty, daughter of Paula Liberty of Lee’s Summit has been named to the fall 2012 Dean’s List at Evangel University, Springfield, Mo.
Joya Marie Shelton, of Lee’s Summit, 11, has been chosen as a State finalist in the National American Miss Missouri pageant to be held Aug. 9-10 at the Holiday Inn Executive in Columbia, Mo. The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions. Shelton will be participating in the preteen age division.
Responsibility and commitment are some of the characteristics that students involved in extra-curricular activities show in their communities. Students involved can make a difference with these qualities, along with organization and work ethic to help others. Involved students set an example by making good choices, becoming leaders, and participating positively in their communities.
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The organizers of Smokin’ on the Summit BBQ are holding a Kid’s Q from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 8 during their annual competition held in conjunction with Downtown Days June 7-9 in Lee’s Summit.
Now is a good time during this current bull stock market to explore the tax advantages of making gifts of appreciated stock to support your favorite charities. Many people don’t think about gifts other than cash, but you really should consider appreciated stock because of the tax advantages. And if you, like many of the generous people in our community, support a number of charities, a simple way to support these charities is through your charitable giving account (also known as a Donor Advised Fund) at your Community Foundation.
The descendants of Thomas and Birtie Brown, living all over Jackson County and beyond, will have their 50th annual family reunion this weekend at Lake Jacomo.
Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation presents the first of three free, live concerts featuring bands from all over the Kansas City metro.