Smetana praises UCM

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Rick Smetana praises University of Central Missouri for its valuable degree programs, quality instructors and opportunities for involvement More than 20 years ago, Rick Smetana made the decision to check out the University of Central Missouri after a teacher in his Chicago suburb high school spoke highly of the school. Since then, Smetana has received four degrees from UCM, including … Read More

Paragon Star

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BROCK USA, PARAGON STAR SPORTS COMPLEX PARTNER TO BUILD KANSAS CITY’S FIRST SPORTS COMPLEX WITH SHOCK PAD, COOLING ORGANIC INFILL 10-FIELD, LEE’S SUMMIT-BASED TURF COMPLEX SCHEDULED TO OPEN LATE SUMMER ’22; AIMS TO DIFFERENTIATE THROUGH ENHANCED SAFETY, PERFORMANCE KANSAS CITY, MO (January 21, 2022) – Brock USA, a leader in artificial turf components focused on athlete and environment safety, have … Read More

Summit Christian Academy (SCA) Named A Top 10 Private School

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Photo Caption:  Summit Christian Academy has been ranked second in the Kansas City Business Journal’s list of Top Area Private Schools.  This is SCA’s eighth consecutive year to be ranked in the top five. January 19, 2022 Summit Christian Academy Ranks Number Two in the Top Private Schools List for the Kansas City Area (Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy … Read More

Summit Technology Academy to host January and February Open Houses

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From University of Central Missouri-Lee’s SummitRelease date: Jan. 4, 2022 For more information, contact Janice Phelan, phelan@ucmo.edu Students and families interested in learning about Summit Technology Academy and the school’s nationally recognized, career-focused programs are invited to two upcoming open house events. In addition to showcasing Summit Technology Academy, the events will include information about the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) … Read More

UCM Offers Freedom of Information Act Course – Online

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From University of Central Missouri-Lee’s Summit Release date: Oct. 20, 2021          For more information, contact Janice Phelan, phelan@ucmo.edu University of Central Missouri to offer new online Freedom of Information Act course beginning Jan. 10                 The University of Central Missouri will offer a new course focusing on the Freedom of Information Act and how to respond to FOIA requests. The … Read More

Celebrating Manufacturing Month

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The month of October is celebrated as an opportunity for the manufacturing industry to showcase rewarding career possibilities to prospective students. These types of manufacturing jobs offer long-term career options, high pay, and exposure to cutting-edge technology. Having the vision to partner with area schools and offer an in-shop experience, JCI Industries hosted students from Lee’s Summit High School, Lee’s … Read More

General Contractor Establishes New Home in Lee’s Summit

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A new general contractor has joined the Lee’s Summit business community. GPS-KC is a full-service general contractor & construction manager, which offers design-build, pre-construction, owner’s representative, and staff augmentation services for small-to-medium manufacturing and development projects. Partners Mike Skidmore and Austin Christensen have been in the Kansas City construction industry for 15 years. They worked together at CRB, where they … Read More

Mid-States Experiences Steady Growth

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Mid-States Distributing

Mid-States Distributing has experienced strong growth since it began its operations in Lee’s Summit in 2018. The Lee’s Summit facility is a distribution center for Mid-States Distributing Company, Inc., a farm, ranch, and home retail cooperative based out of Fort Worth, Texas.