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Six LSFD Personnel Complete Paramedic Training

Six LSFD Personnel Complete Paramedic Training

Six members of the Lee's Summit Fire Department earned their certificate of completion for their paramedic program, which began in October of 2021. Their next step is to complete their practical and written exams, which will allow them to become licensed paramedics in the State of Missouri. Please join us in congratulating Engineer Sandra Hughes, Firefighter Brennan Johnson, Firefighter James Heuer, Firefighter Owen Ellis, Firefighter Cameron Shultz, and Firefighter Laura Kreglo! 

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City of Lee’s Summit and Pro Deo Youth Center Announce $1.37 Million in Funding to Support Teen Programs

City of Lee’s Summit and Pro Deo Youth Center Announce $1.37 Million in Funding to Support Teen Programs

The City of Lee’s Summit was recently awarded a $685,000 Community Revitalization grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development to assist the nonprofit Pro Deo Youth Center in the development of a new teen center to expand behavioral health counseling services. Of the 203 applications submitted statewide to the Department of Economic Development, only 70 projects received awards. In addition to the Community Revitalization grant, Pro Deo...
Fireworks in Lee's Summit
Fireworks in Lee's Summit

Fireworks in Lee's Summit

Fireworks tents are opening in the area, and people are planning Independence Day celebrations. If your plans include fireworks, remember to use them responsibly and follow local regulations and safety guidelines. As drought conditions worsen in Missouri, put fireworks safety first as we prepare for Independence Day celebrations. Sparks from fireworks can easily ignite grass and natural cover fires and pose a risk to structures. We urge everyone to consider local...
Small Chemical Spill Closes Summit Waves
Small Chemical Spill Closes Summit Waves

Small Chemical Spill Closes Summit Waves

On Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 8:57 a.m., Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to Summit Waves, 120 SW Blue Parkway, for a reported chemical spill. Pool staff reported a leak and chemical smell from the wave pool building.  Crews arrived and evacuated the immediate area. Lee's Summit Fire Department, hazardous materials personnel assessed the area and found that approximately ten to fifteen gallons of muriatic acid from the pool's sanitizing...
Legacy Park Amphitheater Announces Six Summer Concerts!
Legacy Park Amphitheater Announces Six Summer Concerts!

Legacy Park Amphitheater Announces Six Summer Concerts!

The Legacy Park Amphitheater (LPA) summer season has been announced by Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation (LSPR). There will be six acts on the bill, each paying homage to a genre or legendary performers.  The Blues Festival will kick off the 2023 season on June 10. Calendar of Events for Outdoor Concerts June 10 at 7 p.m., Blues Fest will showcase the musical talents of Jason Vivone, Nick Schnebelen, and Orphan Jon and the Abandoned, thanks...
Tour de Lakes 2023
Tour de Lakes 2023

Tour de Lakes 2023

The 21st Annual Tom Logan Memorial bike ride, Tour de Lakes, will take place on Saturday, Jun. 24, 2023. The ride starts at the Longview Community Center (3801 SW Longview Park Dr., Lee's Summit, MO 64081) at 7 a.m., rain or shine. Riders may choose from four different routes. A 10-mile ride around Longview Lake. 32 and 56-mile rides around Longview, Raintree, and Lakewood Lakes. Finally, avid riders can tackle the 64-mile ride touring all five lakes:...
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