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

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

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

Master Developer Shares Vision for Downtown

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On Wednesday, leaders from LANE4 Property Group shared their vision for the Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmer’s Market Development with Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council investors, partners, and guests. Owen Buckley is the president of LANE4 Property Group. He said when he heard about the project downtown, he knew that he wanted to work on it. “There was no hesitation, and … Read More

LSEDC Investors Team Up on “Cool” Project

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Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council investors A.L. Huber General Contractor and Alpha Omega Geotech are joining forces on a 26,000 square-foot expansion at County Beverage Company on Bailey Road in Lee’s Summit.

Lee’s Summit Ranked Among Most Livable Small Cities in America

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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. “Of course we know that Lee’s Summit is a great place to live, but having that confirmed by an independent … Read More

LANE4 Joins LSEDC as Investor

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LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – LANE4 Property Group has joined the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council as an investor. The company, which is based in Kansas City, is a commercial real estate broker with a portfolio including retail, mixed-use, office, multi-family, and industrial products. In December 2020, LANE4 acquired the Hartley Building in Downtown Lee’s Summit. “We love the character and … Read More

Saint Luke’s East Launches Virtual Nurse Program, a First for the Health System

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In February, Saint Luke’s East Hospital was the first in the Saint Luke’s Health System to introduce new virtual nurse technology. It is a pilot program that was launched in coordination with the opening of 24 new beds on February 4th and will serve as a model if Saint Luke’s decides to expand the program to other hospitals within the health system.