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2018 State of the City

Mayor Baird will deliver the City of Lee's Summit's State of the City address Monday, September 24, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. The State of the City will take place at the B&B Theatres located at 3241 SW Fascination Dr. in New Longview. The address is open to the public.

The State of the City will be streamed live on the City's Facebook page and rebroadcast on LSTV beginning Tuesday, September 25. 

Lee’s Summit Fire Department Fire Engineer Phil Hudson and Firefighter Chase Hudson are the latest to be honored with the Community Heroes recognition – a campaign to shine a well-deserved spotlight on individuals with outstanding character and achievement. The campaign is sponsored by 106.5 The Wolf and the City of Lee’s Summit.

The announcement about Phil and Chase was made Thurs., Feb. 9, during the Roger & Codie show on The Wolf.

Britny Hudson nominated her father Phil and her brother Chase because of their work dedication and for always thinking about others. Here is what she had to say in her nomination letter about these special men in her life: “Both my older brother and my dad are Lee's Summit firefighters and they are the most selfless and dedicated men I know! They love what they do and the community they do it for. They truly have their dream jobs and their passion shows. They are there for people experiencing their worst day, yet they handle these situations with grace and compassion. They are my heroes day in and day out. Firefighters or not they would do absolutely anything for their fire family as well as their blood family. The hearts they have are one in a million and that alone surpasses the courage they have as they run into a structure fire. They are my heroes every day,” said Britny. 
Phil has been employed with the Lee’s Summit Fire Department since September 2014, and Chase has been on the job since June 2016.

Besides the recognition associated with the Community Heroes honor, Phil and Chase will share a $100 gift card to Jack Stack Barbecue in Lee’s Summit, which is courtesy of the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce.

Congratulations to Lee’s Summit’s Community Heroes Phil and Chase Hudson!

Do you know a community hero?

Why not nominate that person or group to receive the “Community Heroes” recognition? It’s an opportunity to shine a spotlight on a person or group displaying good character, demonstrating generosity, commitment and outstanding achievement

The following is how you can nominate your community hero: Visit Community Heroes! | 106.5 The Wolf to submit your nomination.

The Wolf’s morning show personalities Roger & Codie, who broadcast live from 5:30 to 10 a.m. weekdays, will salute a local community hero from the metro every Thursday from now until April 16. Besides the much deserved radio recognition, the selected recipient will receive a prize from 106.5 The Wolf. The winners are selected each week by the radio station.

Throughout the Community Heroes program, you will also hear radio spots featuring Lee's Summit Mayor Randy Rhoads, City Manager Steve Arbo, Police Chief Travis Forbes, Fire Chief Rick Poeschl, Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce President Tim Arbeiter, Lee's Summit Economic Development Council President and CEO Rick McDowell and more talking about what makes our Lee’s Summit community great.

Please consider taking this opportunity to nominate your community hero, and highlight the wonderful folks we have living and working in Lee’s Summit, just like our latest honorees Phil and Chase!

Fire Engineer Phil Hudson

Firefighter Chase Hudson