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Chamber Link Newsletter – April 2022

Stay connected with Chamber happenings as we highlight past events and preview what’s next on the Chamber calendar. It’s all found in the Link!

Truly the Best Top 3 Finalists Announced at the Chamber Luncheon on March 18

The Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce was pleased to recognize 19 outstanding businesses nominated for the 2022 Truly the Best Business of the Year Award at the monthly membership luncheon on Friday, March 18. The top three finalists in the 1 to 20 employees category include Collins | Webb Architecture, SERVPRO of Lee’s Summit and the University of Central Missouri Lee’s Summit. Finalists in the over 20 employees category include Frontier Justice, GEHA and Saint Luke’s Surgicenter – Lee’s Summit.

Join Us For an Inspiring Lunch with Cam F. Awesome on April 22

Come and be inspired by the story of six-time USA National Boxing Champion Cam F. Awesome. He’ll share the ups and downs of his boxing career, and how he has transitioned that into a successful career of public speaking, consulting and diversity training. He might even share a few jokes from his days as a stand up comedian. Anything is possible with Cam in the house!

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Ribbon Cutting & Groundbreakings

Parade of Hearts

The Chamber hosted a community ribbon cutting on Tuesday, March 29th to celebrate the Parade of Hearts downtown heart located at 217 SW Main Street. Chamber members and the community gathered for the event to hear from the artist, Beth Martens; Parade of Hearts organizer, Jenn Nussbeck; and Lee’s Summit Mayor, Bill Baird. To learn more about Parade of Hearts, visit theparadeofhearts.com.

Doc Stock's Summit Eye Care

Doc Stock’s Summit Eye Care, 1042 NE Sam Walton Lane Suite E, held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, March 31. The family owned optometry office, found inside Eyemart Express, celebrated a year in business with guided tours and refreshments. To schedule an appointment or to learn more visit docstocksummiteyecare.com.

Member News & Events

Missouri Aviation Leaders to Host Celebration of State’s $11.1B Industry

Leaders from across the Missouri aviation community will meet with elected officials to commemorate State Aviation Day at the State Capitol on March 29. “Aviation is a vital component of the total transportation package that serves Missouri’s industries, businesses, and residents,” said Steve Stockam, Joplin Regional Airport Manager and Immediate Past Chair of Missouri Aviation Advisory Committee. “State Aviation Day serves as a way to highlight the tremendous impact that aviation has on the economic wellbeing of this state.”

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April Networking Opportunities

Thursday, April 14 | 4:30-6 p.m.
Four Seasons Home Products, 821 SW Oldham Parkway
Join us for a Kansas City Royals spring training party at Four Seasons Home Products! They have spring on the brain and are ready to show off what they can do to make your home a better place to live. Wear your Kansas City Royals gear for a chance to win two tickets to an upcoming Royals game. Come for the drinks and snacks; stay for the networking and new connections!

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Tuesday, April 26 | 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport, 2751B NE Douglas Street
Start your morning off right with some early bird networking at the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport. Members can enjoy coffee and light refreshments, as well as, take tours of the facilities. Remember, the early bird gets the worm!

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Friday, April 22 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Faulkner’s Ranch, 10600 Raytown Road, Kansas City
Sponsored by: FosterAdopt Connect
Come and be inspired by the story of six-time USA National Boxing Champion Cam F. Awesome. He’ll share the ups and downs of his boxing career, and how he has transitioned that into a successful career of public speaking, consulting and diversity training. He might even share a few jokes from his days as a stand up comedian. Anything is possible with Cam in the house! Reservations Required.

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Tuesday, April 5 | 4-5:15 p.m.
Missouri Innovation Campus, 1101 NW Innovation Parkway
Sponsored by: Heritage Companies
Topic: Fueling Your Brain for Success
Speaker: Becca McConville, Owner of ReNourish and author of Finding Your Sweet Spot
The brain is an underappreciated muscle yet the one we rely on the most. This presentation is intended to provide nutrition tips on how to optimize the performance of your brain leading to a more productive, efficient work day. We will discuss how the brain is also the hard-drive to a top down approach to physical health.

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