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Monday NewsLink: Love Local week continues; LSR7 expands meal deliveries; Story Time with Santa & more

Monday NewsLink: Love Local week continues; LSR7 expands meal deliveries; Story Time with Santa & more

November 30, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of November 30, 2020. Downtown Lee's Summit follows Small Business Saturday with Love Local Week; the Lee's Summit R-7 School District expands its meal delivery service as it shifts to an online learning model into January 2021; Santa Claus will connect to local residents via a live stream event on Dec. 17 and do you know a local resident with a good story to tell?

Some news, and a group therapy session with Kerri Gray

Some news, and a group therapy session with Kerri Gray

November 25, 2020

A little bit of news and analysis leads hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury into another conversation and (community-wide) therapy session with Kerri Gray. Why? Because everything is hard — still. And sometimes we just need to talk with a friend and remember how to set expectations and adjust our perspectives.

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 shifts back to virtual learning; high school debate & journalism programs grab national honors and more

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 shifts back to virtual learning; high school debate & journalism programs grab national honors and more

November 23, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of November 23, 2020. The Lee's Summit R-7 School District has pivoted back to online learning after surging community spread of COVID-19; the City of Lee's Summit hosts a community blood drive; local high school debate and journalism programs receive national accolades; and more to get you ready for Thanksgiving week.

Friday Conversation: The holiday season starts now… and don’t forget to shop local

Friday Conversation: The holiday season starts now… and don’t forget to shop local

November 20, 2020

She's baaaaaaaaaack! Downtown Lee's Summit events director Julie Cook returns to the show to talk about Friday night's Mayor's Tree Lighting ceremony, Small Business Saturday and the continuing Love Local campaign happening throughout the downtown district. Also, she has some words for Matt Sanning

Looking at the LSR7 Board of Education and its latest decisions

Looking at the LSR7 Board of Education and its latest decisions

November 18, 2020

Nick and Jason discuss the Lee's Summit R-7 School District's decisions to move grades 4-12 to virtual for the rest of the semester and to keep grades PreK-3 in person for the time being.

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 breaks ground on new middle school; the loss of a community champion and more local news

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 breaks ground on new middle school; the loss of a community champion and more local news

November 16, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of November 16, 2020. The Lee's Summit R-7 School District breaks ground for its fourth middle school;  the loss if a business icon and community champion; the City of Lee's Summit is looking for your input on its comprehensive plan update; and one local student shows how perseverance really does pay off.

Dishing out some Latin food

Dishing out some Latin food

November 13, 2020

Pro Deo Youth Center's Elaine Metcalf and Sabor Latino's Reggie Gray join host Nick Parker to talk about a special fundraiser this Sunday at Sabor Latino Restaurant in downtown Lee's Summit. Proceeds from Sunday's sales will go to help Lee's Summit's only youth center.

Your chance to Feed Lee’s Summit

Your chance to Feed Lee’s Summit

November 11, 2020

Carl Froeschle and Karla Williams, from the Sunrise Rotary Club, join the show to preview Thursday night's Feed Lee's Summit virtual fundraiser event benefitting Coldwater of Lee's Summit, Meals on Wheels of Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit Social Services, and One Good Meal. Here's a hint: There are some really cool packages available for bid and raffle. Go to FeedLS.org to register.

Monday NewsLink: The end of snow days; a chance to help feed Lee’s Summit; development news & more

Monday NewsLink: The end of snow days; a chance to help feed Lee’s Summit; development news & more

November 9, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of November 9, 2020. The Lee's Summit R-7 School District opts to take advantage of a new rule allowing for virtual learning instead of snow days; the second annual Feed Lee's Summit charity event is set for Thursday night; meet Roberta McArthur of One Good Meal; LSR7 set to begin development of fourth middle school; and UCM-Lee's Summit gears up for more adult training/learning opportunities.

Friday Conversation: Roberta McArthur and One Good Meal

Friday Conversation: Roberta McArthur and One Good Meal

November 6, 2020

25 years and counting... One Good Meal's Roberta McArthur joins host, Nick Parker, to talk about the local food pantry, it's 25 years of local service and how this year there is ore need than ever before. This is the last of four conversations with local food pantries (One Good Meal, Lee's Summit Social Services, Coldwater of Lee's Summit and Meals On Wheels) leading up to next week's (Nov. 12) Feed Lee's Summit virtual event benefitting the local nonprofits. For more information on the event, visit feedls.org.

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