LS R-7 deserves this victory lap

The last eight weeks or more have proven a challenging time for the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District. And that doesn’t have a thing to do with the barrage of winter that has stolen a day or more every week since Christmas break.

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Truman Heartland Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Truman Heartland Community Foundation works in partnership with nonprofits who display passion and vision for improving area communities. THCF’s grants are considered investments in the community. Proposals should reflect the most positive impact on the community to our grants committee, which consists of representatives from THCF’s Board of Directors and Advisory Boards.

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LS Symphony hosting uniuqe event Feb. 23 at The Stanley

Friends of the symphony will host a Garden Gathering event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at The Stanley in downtown Lee’s Summit. During the event, guests will enjoy a delicious brunch provided by Lori Walker Catering, but this Garden Gathering is much more than a meal.

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UCM to host open house events at Missouri Innovation Campus

The University of Central Missouri is partnering with the Full Employment Council (FEC) to help qualifying individuals obtain valuable training for in-demand jobs. Beginning Feb. 26, the FEC will participate in pre-qualifying Open House events in Lee’s Summit to help individuals determine eligibility and apply for scholarships to fund non-semester based certification training as well as some college degree programs.

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City seeks public input for strategic planning process

Looking for an opportunity to be heard?

The City of Lee’s Summit’s strategic planning process is currently underway and both elected officials and City staff are looking to hear from local residents and business owners. The City would like public input on concerns, challenges, opportunities and aspirations for the Lee’s Summit community.

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LS CARES offering mindfulness parenting workshop on March 12

Lee’s Summit CARES, in partnership with Mindful Momentum, will offer a one-hour workshop focusing on the benefits of mindfulness for parents. Introduction to Mindfulness will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 12 at Longview Farm Elementary, 1001 SW Longview Park Drive, Lee’s Summit.

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Summit Christian Academy announces elementary Christian Character recipients

Summit Christian Academy has announced its most recent Christian Character award recipients. The purpose of this award is to encourage students to pursue their potential toward attaining the highest level of personal and academic development.

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