Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of July 8, 2019 is here.

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The calm before the boom... and the bloom

June is coming to a close and the Independence Day holiday is next week. Nick and Jason take a quick look at some of the events happenings coming up. And for our fellow government and process nerds, we take a shallow dive into Thursday's Planning Commission meeting and public hearing concerning zoning ordinances and the new state law allowing for medical marijuana.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of June 24, 2019 is here.

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Three ways to make your voice heard

Every episode begins with “a weekly podcast about what you can do to make a difference.” This week, Jason and Nick are talking about three separate opportunities for residents and business owners to offer their input on local issues, housing development and the City’s future planning processes. Oh, and Nick admits to being really bad at self-promotion.

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Your Monday morning NewsLink

Your Monday morning NewsLink: LS Parks 7 Recreation launches RevUp program, opens youth girls volleyball registration; Downtown LS receives state-wide honor; Dr. David Sharp named new principal at Pleasant Lea Middle School; Six female students earn recognition from the National Center for Women and Information Technology; and two top members of the City’s leadership team have announced their retirement plans.

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Monday morning NewsLink

Your Monday morning NewsLink: LS Educational Foundation plans its annual Taste of Lee’s Summit event; two upcoming events will support LS Social Services; and what’s a Parks & Recreation Rodeo?

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A look back at the conversations defining 2018, plus a look ahead to the coming year

Nick and Jason are joined by Link 2 Lee’s Summit columnist John Beaudoin for a look back at the conversations defining 2018 plus a look ahead to the conversations our community will have as we move into a new year.

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Monday News Link: Programs to grow your small business, local fundraisers, upcoming events & saying goodbye to a local legend

Programs to grow your small business, local fundraisers, upcoming events & saying goodbye to a local legend. Your Monday morning News Link awaits.

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Monday News Link: A father/daughter dance, election filings, the Citrus bowl parade and more

A father/daughter dance, election filings, the Citrus bowl parade and more. Your Monday morning News Link awaits.

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This was Gene Gamber

For more than 30 years he was a relentless force in the community. Whether a cause sponsored by the Lee's Summit Chamber, the Lee's Summit R-7 School District, or even the City itself, he found a way to rally others around any cause he believed was for the betterment of his community. He picked the causes he picked and chose the fights he did, his friends say, for a very simple reason — it was the right thing to do for the people of the community. An icon of the Lee's Summit community, he passed away almost a month ago, on March 7. Last week, three of his Lee's Summit friends and colleagues sat down with Link 2 Lee's Summit's Nick Parker to reminisce and pay tribute. This was Gene Gamber.

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This is Joe Snook

When he graduated college he thought he was set to begin a long and glorious career as a strength and conditioning coach. Time in the gym was his favorite thing. He wasn't going to have a career. He was going to get paid to do what he loved. Then a funny thing happened. The thing he loved became a job...

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