Raymore’s Summer Scene arts and music festival put Adirondack chairs center stage as part of the Pop-Up Art Project, where more than 2 dozen artists entered decorated chairs in a contest. The festival took place at T.B. Hanna Station.
A Garden City bank is the 2018 recipient of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Small Business of the Year award. Lead Bank was honored on May 24 with the Mr. K Award, which goes to a company that has shown growth or sustainability of their business with strong employee relations and a record of giving back to the community.
Four Pleasant Lea eighth-graders will now have the chance to play their string instruments at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Isabel Julo, Angel Brock, Aaliyah Roland and Kailee Loffer have been chosen for the Middle School Honors Performance Series, which will perform June 23.
Cass County school news: Pleasant Hill High School counselor Tammy Vogler is 2018 Educator of the Year. Harrisonville seniors earn academic honors. Belton elementary school is a 2018 National School of Character. Ray-Pec students recognized for academics.
Cass County school news: Harrisonville kindergarteners learn about careers. Belton teachers, custodian honored. Ray-Pec and Harrisonville students win state music honors. Moreland Farm hosts Parents as Teachers. Creekmore principal leaves.
For the past 20 years, Raymore resident and volunteer Monique Lewis has worked to enhance her community. In particular, the 86-year-old has focused on the lives of its senior citizens. During the past two weeks, the far-reaching contributions of this volunteer have been recognized with awards.
The Filer family of Harrisonville, Missouri, has founded Tyr Run Club to benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital, where son Cade Filer was treated for brain cancer. It also aims to help kids get active. The first meet is May 20, 2018.
Cass Career Center honors outstanding students and awards scholarships. Sherwood Cass High School principal, counselor honored. Raymore-Peculiar technology students win championships. Pleasant Hill High School student wins speech championship.
The St. Michael the Archangel Catholic High School in Lee’s Summit recently brought in a 3 and a half-month-old puppy named Mike as “director of love and hospitality.” The dog is being used to help students learn responsibility and to raise spirit