Lee’s Summit Veterans Downtown

By: John Beaudoin As we look forward to celebrating Veterans Day on November 11, we took inventory of the veterans in our community and realized we are blessed with several right here in the downtown area. These five men, now taking on the role of business owner, sat...

Leading the Future of our Air Force in Lee’s Summit

By Heather Thompson Walking into Lee’s Summit West High School on a Wednesday afternoon, I saw multiple students in uniform as I was scheduled to meet with Lieutenant Colonel Tim Lyon, USAF (Ret), the new Senior Aerospace and Science Instructor (SASI) for the Air...

Horses, Monkeys, and Tarantulas…Oh My!

By: John Beaudoin The year is 1956. There are less than 2,000 people in the City of Lee’s Summit and farmers and livestock likely outnumber the citizens. Between Jackson and Cass County, there are 400 dairies and a dire need for trained and educated veterinarians....

The Business of Influence

By: Carol Sours, Treo Marketing Once upon a time in marketing, if you hired a spokesperson to represent your brand, you sought an individual with some sort of celebrity status. You looked for someone with a fan-following and a platform from which to tout the benefits...

Bridging the Gap Between Whiteman Air Force Base and LS

By Matt Baird Many new efforts have been generated over recent months with the Lee’s Summit Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee. Their purpose is to bridge the gap between the City of Lee’s Summit and Whiteman Air Force Base. Disseminating valuable information to...
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