A twist on volleyball for SM East students at Claridge Court. Claridge Court residents and SM East volleyball team members teamed up over the weekend for a friendly series of chair volleyball games. The seniors and the high schoolers split into two teams with members from each group — Team USA and Team America — for a best-of-seven series. Team America came out on top with four wins.
Two more national outlets pick up on Leawood Little Free Library story. Add ThinkProgress and Wonkette to the list of national outlets that have picked up on the story of the Collins family and their illegal Little Free Library.
[Kansas Simply Does Not Care For This Child Loaning People These So-Called ‘Books’ — Wonkette]
[City Cracks Down On 9-Year-Old For Opening Free Library In His Front Yard — ThinkProgress]
Mission non-profit for veterans in lurch for office space. A Mission-based non-profit organization that works to serve US war veterans will be without a home come July 31. The new owners of the building that has housed Veterans Voices and the Hospitalized Veterans Writing Project for 42 years have informed the groups that they will not be resigning their lease. The group is open to suggestions for low-cost or no-cost office space and recommends sending information to firstname.lastname@example.org. [A non-profit that helps veterans is getting kicked out — KMBZ]
Mission Speaker Series has two events planned. The Mission Speaker Series for homeowners and renters in northeast Johnson County has two free events planned this summer at the Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center. On July 1 at 5:30 p.m. it will present “KCP&L Connections.” On Saturday, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m., Emergency Preparedness, a presentation on severe weather preparedness and keeping your family safe in an emergency will be held. Both events last one hour.
Two candidate forums this week. The League of Women Voters of Johnson County will hold two forums this week for candidates in primary elections for state representative. Wednesday night will feature Republicans Barbara Bollier and Neil Melton, 21st district candidates, at the Colonial Church at 71st and Mission Road. On Thursday, it will be Republicans Stephanie Clayton and Jennifer Flood, 19th district candidates, at the Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church at 93rd and Nall. Both events begin at 7 p.m.