Sen. Moran is surprise Chamber visitor. Members of the Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce had a surprise visit Monday from U.S. Senator Jerry Moran who dropped in on the Chamber’s twice monthly “Talking Tuesday” networking meeting. Moran said he starts every week in Johnson County before heading back to Washington. He extolled the value of small business owners, which includes most of the group at the Tuesday Chamber meetings.
SM East cruises in opening round of soccer regionals. SM East made short work of Gardner-Edgerton in the opening round of state regionals play Tuesday, beating the Blazers 10-0. SM East had never faced Gardner-Edgerton before. The Lancers will face Blue Valley West, which beat Olathe Northwest 3-1 Tuesday, on Thursday in the regional final. The winner will enter the state bracket. Thursdays game is 6 p.m. at the SM Sports Complex.
New Mission Family Aquatic Center to open. The new swimming pool next to Mission City Hall will open this weekend with a pre-opening party for Mission residents only on Friday night from 6 to 8 p.m. The Grand Opening and ribbon-cutting for the pool will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday when it will open to the public.
Prairie Village pool opens Saturday. Pool season opens in Prairie Village this Saturday at 11 a.m. You can purchase individual or family Pool Memberships at the City Clerk’s Office. Pool memberships are also now available online.
Support Kansas City announces honorees. Mission’s Support Kansas City, an organization that provides administrative and business services to metro area non-profit organizations, recently announced the winners of its annual awards for planning and management. The awards went to: The Junior League or Kansas City; Sheffield Place; and Connections to Success.
New parking spaces in Mission. Headed to Mission to check out the brand new pool Saturday? More parking than ever will be available. As part of the construction, more spaces have been added in front of the pool. Additional parking is now available in the lot at the southeast corner of Woodson and Martway. If that is not enough, the city is planning to open some spots to the public in the lot on the north side of city hall. That lot had previously been restricted to police and city employees.