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Lee’s Summit City Hall Hosts Ken Downs Exhibit “Visual Recollections”

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The City of Lee’s Summit will host a solo art exhibit featuring the work of Lee’s Summit artist Ken Downs May 28 through July 12 at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. The exhibit, “Visual Recollections,” will display a variety of Downs’ artwork depicting waterscapes, still life and figurative scenes.  Downs has quickly transitioned from a photographer into an award-winning artist, receiving numerous awards for his artwork. In his five...

Lee’s Summit’s Big Truck & Equipment Show is Cancelled

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Due to the risk of severe weather, the City of Lee’s Summit has cancelled its Big Truck and Equipment Show, which was scheduled for May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. Safety is the City’s top priority. With lightning and strong winds in the forecast, the City does not want to risk putting guests and employees in potentially unsafe conditions. At this time, there is not a plan to reschedule the event. The City does plan to...

Big Truck and Equipment Show at Lee’s Summit City Hall

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The City of Lee’s Summit is inviting the community to come out and take part in the Big Truck and Equipment Show on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. This free family-friendly event is a chance to explore some of the City’s biggest pieces of equipment. There will be no shortage of items to enjoy, for both kids and adults. Public Works will have its snow plows, street sweeper and various other pieces of equipment on...

Lee’s Summit District 4 Residents Invited to Open Forum

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Councilmembers Bob Johnson and Fred DeMoro are inviting District 4 residents to take part in an open forum on May 16 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Arbor Room at Lee’s Summit Medical Center, 2100 SE Blue Pkwy. This event provides residents with an opportunity to talk with councilmembers and ask questions about City projects and services. District 4 residents are encouraged to attend. No registration is required and there is no cost to attend. Residents...

Lee’s Summit Hosts Blood Drive to Combat Emergency Shortage

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It’s a Battle for Blood on May 6, as the City of Lee’s Summit takes part in a friendly competition with Independence and Blue Springs to see which city can finish with the most blood donations, all in an effort to combat an emergency blood shortage in the metro. The City is hosting a blood drive, in partnership with the Community Blood Center, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Howard Conference Room at City Hall. Blue Springs and Independence will host...