She's been a part of the Summit Christian Academy community for most of the local school's existence. Her background and training wasn't in education, but for the past 19 years she has answered a calling to lead the school's growth into one of the metropolitan area's premiere private school systems. This is Linda Harrelson.
He grew up the son of entrepreneurs. When he finished school, starting his own construction business was just a natural step for him. And now he's almost a full year into his second business — downtown Lee's Summit's Smoke Brewing Co, a local microbrewery and restaurant. This is Josh Edwards.
He never planned to retire from the news business. He never planned to be an entrepreneur. Turns out his plans were at a minimum only half wrong. After a career in community newspapers where he held positions of reporter, editor, sales person and most recently publisher, he decided to use his experience for a different kind of storytelling.
At one point, she tells us fashion is her thing. But, it doesn't take long to realize there's more driving this Lee's Summit entrepreneur. A singular focus on the next thing in front of her, combined with a will to seek out the positive moments have taken her from...
Our guess is, unless you're an employee of the City, you probably didn't pay much attention to last week's City of Lee's Summit City Council meeting. But hosts Jason Norbury and Nick Parker tell you why you should and why this particular issue will likely be significant during the now active election season.
Welcome to the Season 2 premiere of Lee's Summit Town Hall! We're still a little more than two months shy of celebrating our 1 year anniversary, but hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury decided to go ahead and celebrate the new year by calling this the start of our show's second season.
In this week's episode, Nick and Jason take a little time to reflect on some of the short interviews with big impacts not only on the conversation of the time, but also on the community as a whole. The duo looks back on conversations with Roberta McArthur, Teri Curp, Dave Eames, Dr. Dennis Carpenter, Matt Sanning and more.
Nick and Jason's original idea for this week's show was to talk about the incredible levels of awesomeness achieved in the latest Star Wars movie. Unfortunately, neither were able to see it before recording. Instead, the Lee's Summit Town Hall hosts sat down with Amy Johnson, a Lee's Summit entrepreneur focusing her energy and talents on starting a movement.
Community Voices is a weekly podcast celebrating the individuals who make our community. Host Nick Parker introduces listeners to some of the many people he meets in Lee's Summit, Mo. New episodes are posted every Monday.
Lee's Summit Town Hall is a weekly podcast conversation highlighting local news and issues and people in Lee's Summit, Missouri. Each week, hosts Jason Norbury and Nick Parker discuss pertinent issues and topics concerning local residents and introduce listeners to some of the people who help make Lee’s Summit a vibrant and growing community.