Rotary clubs have helped to wipe out polio, Lions have aided the blind and Lee’s Summit’s civic organizations have all added to the quality of life in our community, giving aid to social service organizations and providing volunteers for many events. If you want to get involved, here’s a list where you might find the group you’d like to join.
▪ Kiwanis Club of Lee’s Summit
The Kiwanis Club of Lee’s Summit meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Missouri Room at the Lakeside Grille in John Knox Village, 600 N.W. Shamrock, Lee’s Summit. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m.
Contact: Karen Jones, 816-461-5204
For more information visit www.moark4.com/leessummit
▪ Lee’s Summit Optimist Club
The Lee’s Summit Optimist Club meets at 7:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month at Paradise Park, 1021 N.E. Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit, to share a meal, enjoy fellowship, discuss future programs and participate in programs/discussions with guest speakers.
Contact: Jon Ellis, 816-246-5224
For more information visit www.lsoptimist.org
▪ Rotary Club of Lee’s Summit, No. 2376
Rotary No. 2376 meets at noon Thursdays at The Unity Inn at Unity Village, 1901 N.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit.
Contact: Carl Chinnery at 816-525-2050
For more information visit www.lsrotary.com
▪ Rotary Club of Lee’s Summit Downtown, No. 78691
Rotary No. 78691 meets at 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays at Lee’s Summit Firefighters Association Hall, 322 S.E. Douglas St., Lee’s Summit.
For more information visit www.lsdowntownrotary.com
▪ Rotary Club of Lee’s Summit Sunrise, No. 51979
Rotary 51979 meets at 7:15 a.m. Fridays at the Gamber Community Center, 4 S.E. Independence Ave., Lee’s Summit.
For more information visit www.lssunriserotary.com
▪ Lee’s Summit Downtown Lions Club
The Lions Club meets at noon the second and fourth Thursdays at Lee’s Summit Firefighters Association Hall, 322 S.E. Douglas St., Lee’s Summit.
Contact: Pam Evans at 816-554-0167 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, visit www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/leessummitdt