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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...

Lee’s Summit’s Kids Fishing Derby Makes a Splash this June 1

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Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation (LSPR) is excited to be hosting the 22nd Annual Kids Fishing Derby Saturday, June 1 at Legacy Park Lake. Join LSPR and its sponsors, Rob Ellerman Team and the Optimist Club of Lee’s Summit, as children ages 2-16 reel in fish and compete for prizes. Participants will be fishing from the shore or the fishing dock. Please bring your own rods and reels, and a lawn chair if needed. A fishing license is not required for...

Lee’s Summit District 3 Residents Invited to Town Hall

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Mayor Pro Tempore Beto Lopez and Councilmember Phyllis Edson are inviting District 3 residents to take part in a town hall meeting on May 2 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Police Department Training Center, 10 NE Tudor Rd. This event provides residents with an opportunity to talk with councilmembers and ask questions about City projects and services. A wide range of topics will be discussed, including the City’s strategic plan, a potential August bond...

Legacy Park Amphitheater Announces its Stellar Summer Season!

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Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation (LSPR) is pleased to announce its Stellar Summer Season at the Legacy Park Amphitheater (LPA). The lineup will include artists who have played in local, national, and international venues; free children’s events, concerts, and more from May through October. The season kickoff will begin with the annual “Celebration of the Arts” Friday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. This community-wide, free event is a chance to...

City Begins Second Phase of Strategic Planning Process

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The City of Lee’s Summit is beginning the second phase of its strategic planning process and inviting residents and stakeholders to attend a Community Conversation to review and provide additional input on a draft strategic plan framework. The first Community Conversation will be April 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Missouri Innovation Campus, 1101 NW Innovation Pkwy. The second Community Conversation will be April 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Aspen...

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