The Man Behind the Mavs: Brent Thiessen

Growing up playing ice hockey since he was three years old in Colorado, it is really no surprise that Brent Thiessen is passionate about what he does. Having been the President and General Manager of the Mavericks for nine seasons, Thiessen is looking forward to their...

Kind Words Abound in Downtown

It all started with a handmade sign propped up against a concrete block in downtown Lee’s Summit. It read: “You Are Loved” From there, the #randomwordsofkindness movement sprouted into positive messages and encouraging signs in windows, on park...

Incorporating Videos into your Marketing Strategies

by Chad Godfrey As business owners and entrepreneurs, we all desire happy customers and more market share for our products, services, or non-profit. As you consider your business goals and marketing strategies for 2019, I’d like you to consider one approach you...

Local Leaders Honored by Truman Heartland Community Foundation

We have many fabulous leaders in our Lee’s Summit community and within the Chamber membership. Two familiar faces were recently recognized by Truman Heartland Community Foundation (THCF) during the annual Toast to Our Towns Gala. Recognized in different ways,...

Small Business Saturday is a Big Deal to Local Businesses

by John Beaudoin On Nov. 27, 2010, a small business revolution began in the United States. On that Saturday, Small Business Saturday was observed for the first time. The credit card company American Express (a company that heavily promotes small-business shopping)...
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