Search Press Releases

Press Release Archive

Press Releases

  |   Views: 1520

Lee’s Summit Blood Drive on Monday, October 9

Lee’s Summit Blood Drive on Monday, October 9

The City of Lee’s Summit, in partnership with the Community Blood Center, will host a blood drive on Monday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the City’s Maintenance Facility located at 1971 SE Hamblen Road.

The Community Blood Center says now more than ever is the time to donate. According to the American Red Cross, national blood supply has fallen about 25% since early August. Individuals who are healthy and well are encouraged to make an appointment.

Donors can register at savealifenow.org/group using the group code KCJN. There are certain requirements to donate blood. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good overall health. Donors can be 16 years old with written consent from a parent or legal guardian. It is also important to drink plenty of fluids and eat a good meal prior to donating blood.

Appointments are strongly recommended. Walk-ins will only be accepted as capacity allows. 

Print

Latest Press Releases

City of Lee’s Summit Announces Director of Information Technology
City of Lee’s Summit Announces Director of Information Technology

City of Lee’s Summit Announces Director of Information Technology

The City of Lee’s Summit is pleased to announce the appointment of Diana Newman as director of information technology. Newman begins her position on Jan. 6, where she will provide overall management, control and direction for the Information Technology Division. Newman will lead a staff of 33 professionals and oversee a budget of approximately $6 million. Newman brings more than 30 years of experience providing informational technology and strategic...
Lee’s Summit Community Development Block Grant Application Period Begins January 8

Lee’s Summit Community Development Block Grant Application Period Begins January 8

The City of Lee’s Summit will accept applications from qualified agencies for 2024-25 Community Development Block Grant funding from Jan. 8 – Feb. 2, 2024. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awards federal grant funds to the City on an annual basis. These funds must be used to meet the needs of low- to moderate-income individuals and families, address slum or blight in Lee's Summit or meet an urgent need. Lee's Summit was...
LSPD Introduces New Program to Address Substance Abuse

LSPD Introduces New Program to Address Substance Abuse

The Lee’s Summit Police Department is taking steps to address substance use disorders within the community with the Safe Passage program. The program is aimed at providing access to recovery services for individuals seeking treatment for a substance use disorder. This groundbreaking program is a significant shift in law enforcement’s approach to substance use issues and reflects the Lee’s Summit Police Department’s commitment to community...
Welding on Fuel Tank Causes Explosion and Fire
Welding on Fuel Tank Causes Explosion and Fire

Welding on Fuel Tank Causes Explosion and Fire

On Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at 4:20 p.m., the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 13000 Block East 99 Street near S. Noland Road. Several callers reported an explosion and black smoke coming from a building and a man on fire. The building is located at the border with Kansas City, MO, and units from the Kansas City Fire Department and Raytown Fire Protection District also responded. When KCFD arrived, black smoke was visible...
Citizens Leadership Academy Accepting Applications for 2024

Citizens Leadership Academy Accepting Applications for 2024

The City of Lee’s Summit is accepting applications for the 2024 Citizens Leadership Academy. The seven-week program offers residents and business owners a unique opportunity to learn about the inner workings of municipal government and engage with elected officials and City employees. Each week, participants get a firsthand look at what it takes to build and maintain one of the fastest growing communities in the Midwest through presentations and tours...
First246Last