For Susie Newsam, service to the community through the Meals on Wheels program is a multi-generational family affair. With only two weeks left before the Feed Lee's Summit charity event, Susies sits down with Nick to talk about how she first became involved and what drives her to continue with the Meals on Wheels program.
A few news and notes as October draws to a close (and so does the national election cycle!) and we re-share an interview with Mid-Continent Public Library's Seth Moses as hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury join the City of Lee's Summit in it's celebration of National Family Literacy Day on Nov. 1.
Monday NewsLink: LSR7 expands in-person learning, student accolades and other news from around Lee’s Summit
Your Monday NewsLink for the week of October 26, 2020. The Lee's Summit R-7 School District expands in-person learning; honors for the 2019-2020 LSW Volleyball team & local JROTC units; Lee' Summit CARES helps families talk about suicide prevention & more.
Chief Travis Forbes, of the Lee's Summit Police Department joins the show to discuss a new partnership with ReDiscover. The partnership, funded through the CARES Act, has allowed the department to team up with local mental health professionals as co-responders on calls pertaining to mental or behavioral health issues.
Your Monday NewsLink for the week of October 19, 2020 includes news and events from the Lee's Summit R-7 School District, Summit Christian Academy, City of Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit CARES and more.
Friday conversation: Matt Sanning returns to lead off a series of conversations on local food pantries and charitable agencies
Sunrise Rotary Club's annual Feed Lee's Summit fundraiser is just a few weeks away and Nick Parker is taking the opportunity to sit down with each of the agencies benefitting from this event aimed at helping those in need. This week, Nick's guest is Matt Sanning, executive director of Lee's Summit Social Services.
Hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury check in on the Lee's Summit R-7 School District's equity training in a conversation with Assistant Superintendent Christy Barger, Educational Equity Consultant's Phil Hunsberger and Lee's Summit West student Chidera Okafor.
Your Monday NewsLink for the week of October 12, 2020. PSAT scores and student journalism earns a string of awards for students in the LSR7 School district. Downtown Lee's Summit hosts a virtual costume contest; Arts& Culture Week continues and COVID-19 forces a temporary closure.
Some notes, a look at the November ballot and (hopefully) some clarity for those voting absentee or by mail
Hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury pass along some local news & notes before taking a look at what's on the ballot for November and then offering some final bits to help ease some confusion for those voting absentee or by mail in this election.