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Lee’s Summit Celebrates Completion of Gateway Monument Beautification

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The City of Lee’s Summit is celebrating the completion of two beautification projects at the City’s gateway monuments, which welcome people as they enter Lee’s Summit. The Lee’s Summit Beautification Commission and Lee’s Summit Industrial Development Authority were instrumental in carrying out the projects, providing a total of $21,000 in funding to complete the beautification of the monuments at Interstate 470 and View High Drive and...

Closed Door Keeps Basement Bedroom Fire Contained

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LEE’S SUMMIT, MO— On Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 11:44 a.m. the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1700 Block of NE Auburn Drive. The occupant of the house smelled smoke and discovered the fire in the basement. When the fire department arrived, light smoke was visible from a single family residence. The occupants of the house were safe outside. Firefighters entered the house and quickly extinguished a...

Lee’s Summit Hosting Blood Drive to Help with Critical Shortage

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The City of Lee’s Summit, in partnership with the Community Blood Center, is hosting a blood drive on Nov. 25 to help address a critical blood shortage in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The blood drive will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. The Community Blood Center says its blood supply has never been lower and it is in desperate need of donors of all blood types. Nearly 600 donors are needed every weekday to meet hospital...

Lee’s Summit Offers Residents Behind-the-Scenes Access

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The City of Lee’s Summit is now accepting applications for its Citizen’s Leadership Academy, a free program designed to provide residents and business owners with an inside look at how the City government operates. The City will accept applications through Dec. 6, 2019. The Citizen’s Leadership Academy consists of seven sessions. They take place two Saturdays a month from 8 a.m. to noon. Participants have the opportunity to visit various City...

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