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Mission Convention and Visitors Bureau News
Welcome to Anne Marie Fleming, a Senior at Shawnee Mission North High School, who will be joining us as our intern for the coming year. And a big thanks to Nicole White, who just completed her senior year with us and is headed to K.U. If you have ever attended the Holiday Lights, you will notice that all of the children’s activities are planned and carried out by our Shawnee Mission North intern and her class mates.
In 2008 the Arts and Eats Festival featured rain barrels painted by area organizations. This year Shawnee Mission North High School, Rushton Elementary Grade School, individuals and area scout troops will be painting chairs!!! More information...
Grab your co-workers, friends, and family – and join us in the Spirit of Mission Days on Friday evening and Saturday, May 8th & 9th. The event will feature a carnival, bands, food and other vendor booths, and our Community Parade. More Information...
The City of Mission is partnering with the Mission Convention and Visitors Bureau Arts and Eats Festival and Trinity Lutheran Church to raise money for charity - and break a world record in the process. More information...
The Mission Business Development Committee changed their organization name to the Mission Convention and Visitors Bureau as of March 1st. More Information...
With the help of our Mission businesses and many local individuals, we were able to deliver Thanksgiving baskets to 27 families and Christmas dinners and gifts to 11 families this recent holiday season. More Information...
“Battle of the Brisket State Championship Bar-B-Que Contest winners were announced Saturday afternoon. The Grand Champion prize went to the Dodge County Smokers. (See the full list of winners in each category...)
Revisions to City Zoning Ordinances
The City Council approved various revisions to the City’s zoning ordinances. In most cases, zoning ordinance revisions only apply when new development/construction is being considered or proposed at a particular site. If you are planning future exterior work to your building, contact Danielle Murray at 913-676-8363 for more information.
“Women Business Champion” for 2008
Becky Wilson, President of WDS Marketing and Public Relations, was recognized by Kansas City Business magazine as one of the “50 Most Influential Women in Business” in Kansas City. She was also chosen by the US Small Business Administration as the Kansas City area “Women Business Champion” for 2008.
Volunteer of the Year
Congratulations to Jim Sloss, owner of SignPro, for being named the Volunteer of the Year by the Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce.
Dave Conradt to Board of Directors
Contratulations to Dave Conradt - the Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce elected Dave Conradt of Mid-America Locksmiths to its board of directors. He serves as vice chair for the Mission Business Development Committee, and recently served on the board of the Barn Players Theatre in Mission.