Lee’s Summit Town Hall
Friday conversation: Don’t be afraid to ask; we need to talk more about suicide and how to prevent it

Friday conversation: Don’t be afraid to ask; we need to talk more about suicide and how to prevent it

September 18, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Local family therapist Kerri Gray and ReDiscover's Suicide Prevention Program Coordinator Kirsti Millar join hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury for in important conversation on risk factors, warning signs and how to talk with our family, friends and neighbors about these hard, but necessary topics.

If you, or a loved one need assistance, please use the numbers listed below:

  • Local Crisis line: 1-888-279-8188
  • Texting Hotline: 741741 (text any word: help, hope) 
  • National hotline: 1-800-273-8255
  • ReDiscover local: 816-966-0900
  • Show Me Hope COVID line: 816-988-2739
CARES Act funds and an example of process success in City Hall

CARES Act funds and an example of process success in City Hall

September 16, 2020

We've got 20 minutes of "good on ya" today. The biggest is reserved for the folk inside Lee's Summit City Hall. This week, as staff and City Council members work to provide some assistance to local nonprofits hurting from the current pandemic, we were given a perfect example of process and how staff and Council can work together to do good for the community.

Monday NewsLink: News & notes from LSR7, University of Central Missouri-LS, Lee’s Summit Cares and more

Monday NewsLink: News & notes from LSR7, University of Central Missouri-LS, Lee’s Summit Cares and more

September 14, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of September 14, 2020. Lee's Summit R-7 School District counselors and therapists send an open letter to students, UCM-Lee's Summit announces new programs, Lee's Summit CARES moves its parenting classes to a virtual format and more.

Friday Conversation: Eat chicken & do some good — Wings 4 Water’s Chris Turney drops by the studio

Friday Conversation: Eat chicken & do some good — Wings 4 Water’s Chris Turney drops by the studio

September 4, 2020

As punishment for once again crashing host Nick Parker's Friday episode of the podcast, Jason Norbury is relegated to virtual participation and denied the opportunity to eat wings. Local resident Chris Turney dropped by the studio for a conversation on next Thursday's Wings 4 Water charitable event. You can order your box of wings here.

City Council check in — Are they ready for real talk on diversity?

City Council check in — Are they ready for real talk on diversity?

September 2, 2020

Hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury check in on the Lee's Summit City Council as it hears a presentation on the recently-concluded strategic planning process and begin talking about talking about diversity and inclusion.

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