Your Monday NewsLink for the week of April 5, 2021. This week’s news & notes come from the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council; City of Lee’s Summit; Pro Deo Youth Center, Lee’s Summit r-7 School District and more
NICK: Hello and welcome to Lee’s Summit Town Hall and your Monday NewsLink presented by Budget Blinds of Lee’s Summit. I am Nick Parker and with me is the Historic Browning’s Liesl Hays.
LIESL: Each week, we'll take a few minutes to give you the news, happenings, and events around Lee's Summit.
NICK: For the second year in a row, Lee’s Summit has been ranked by Smart Asset as one of the Most Livable Small Cities in America. Lee’s Summit ranked 12th in the publication’s comparison of nearly 300 communities across the country.
LIESL: The City of Lee’s Summit will host a public meeting on April 5 at 6 p.m. via Zoom to discuss the future of the City’s ordinance regarding beekeeping. Visit Link 2 Lee’s Summit’s web site for more information on participating in the online meeting. Also on our web site, one local resident offers her opinions on the ordinance in a letter to the editor.
NICK: Lee’s Summit’s only teen youth center, Pro Deo, has seen an increase in need for services during the past 12 months. Check out Link 2 Lee’s Summit for an update on the center’s programming and growth, including a plan to add additional staff.
LIESL: Lee’s Summit North High School’s Chawnta’le Bushnell has been recognized as a future leader in the medical field and has been awarded a spot as a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders.
NICK: As the local schools move into the final quarter of the 2020-2021 school year, Link 2 Lee’s Summit is gathering as many news & notes about honors and accolades earned by local students. Check out our web site for several awards covering academics, art and music.
LIESL: Be sure to follow Link 2 Lee’s Summit and the Lee’s Summit Town Hall podcast for all the news, notes and conversations from our community.