Patrons Party honors gala sponsors, volunteers

Sponsors and other supporters of the 2013 Five Star Gala gathered on Thursday to meet this year’s honorees, the Lamar Hunt family, at a pre-gala Patrons Party hosted by UMB Financial Corporation. The reception, held at UMB’s downtown Kansas City office, recognized the gala committee, sponsors, and Honorary Chairs Jean and Bill Dunn, Sr. Guests enjoyed the UMB …

MCC-Maple Woods to host USIP event

MCC-Maple Woods has received $2,000 in funding support from the Public Education for Peacebuilding Support initiative of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP).  The support will enable MCC-Maple Woods to host a conference on Friday, April 26, 2013 around issues of post-conflict resolution in Rwanda following the 1994 genocide. The conference will be held …

Look To the Skies at MCC-Longview Flights of Fancy

Kites will be soaring in the skies over MCC-Longview at the Flights of Fancy kite festival, presented by Farmers Insurance, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. This will be the seventh annual kite festival held on the MCC-Longview campus at 500 SW Longview Road in Lee’s Summit. The free, family-friendly event features dazzling …

Goodall receives award from KC Industrial Council

The Kansas City Industrial Council presented Debbie Goodall, president of MCC-Business & Technology, with a 2013 Brick-by-Brick award on Wednesday, April 3.  The awards ceremony, held at Boulevard Brewery, marked the KCIC’s 25th anniversary. The KCIC Brick-by-Brick awards recognize individuals and companies that have made outstanding contributions to the economic strength of Kansas City’s industrial areas. Goodall is …

“Songs of the Golden West” Concert April 13

Classic songs of the American West will be performed by the Metropolitan Chorale on Saturday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. The benefit concert at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, will raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. The chorale will be conducted by Rebecca Johnson, music …

MCC-Longview nominated for Lee’s Summit Chamber award

MCC-Longview has been nominated for the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Res in Motus (Business in Motion) Business of the Year award. The campus is in the running for the award in the Magnus category (more than 20 employees) alongside two local businesses, Metcalf Bank and Hawthorn Bank. The candidates were announced at the Chamber …