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Thursday, July 11, 2019Chamber

Executive Committee Meeting


When:
Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce
220 SE MAIN STREET
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 64063

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Thursday, July 11, 2019Community Event

Work and Learn: Powell Gardens Iris Collection

Did you know that the iris is the official flower of Kansas City and that Powell Gardens has more than 560 named cultivars in its collection? Learn about the history of this collection, the man behind its conception (Dr. Norlan Henderson), and help our horticulture staff relocate iris specimen into a new, well-designed home in the garden. Participants who sign up for this workshop will learn how to care for, properly cut back, and relocate iris rhizomes (while helping us start this relocation project) and will get an iris  cutting or two to take home. Participants should bring plenty of water, a snack, and dress for the weather (wear sun-protection clothing, sunscreen, a hat, and closed toe shoes please). We will provide tools and gloves.

Instructors: Travis Freeman, Matt Hockaday, McKenna Bowman, Powell Gardens Horticulturalists
Cost: $25 (Members receive 10% off)

When:
Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Powell Gardens
1609 NW US Hwy 50
Kingsville, MO 64061

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Thursday, July 11, 2019Chamber

Chamber After Hours

Chamber After Hours
Head out to the beautiful botanical gardens at Powell Gardens for a Chamber After Hours event in the Missouri Barn. Enjoy beer and wine, as well as heavy hors d'ouevres while you chat with fellow Chamber members and learn more about the gardens. Be sure to bring your business cards to enter to win door prizes!

When:
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Powell Gardens, Inc.
1609 NW US 50 HIGHWAY
KINGSVILLE, MO 64061-9130

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Friday, July 12, 2019Chamber

Joint County Legislative Breakfast - SOLD OUT

Come hear committee updates and have a chance to ask questions of legislators. All 9 Jackson County Legislators have been invited to attend this event. Registrations must be complete by July 5.

Reservation and payment in advance is required.

When:
Friday, July 12, 2019 8:00 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
18011 BASS PRO DRIVE
INDEPENDENCE, MO 64055

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Friday, July 12, 2019Chamber

Oktoberfest Committee Meeting


When:
Friday, July 12, 2019 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Chamber of Commerce
220 SE Main Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
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Saturday, July 13, 2019Community Event

Species Spotlight: Hunt for Berry Treasure

Join a Powell Gardens docent for a hunt for berry treasure. This family-friendly hike features a short walk (less than one mile) through our forest to our lotus pond in search of blackberries and other woodland treasures. This experience is suited for families with kids ages five to twelve. Come prepared with bug spray and sunscreen. Free with garden admission but space is limited, so please register online in advance.

When:
Saturday, July 13, 2019 10:30 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
Powell Gardens
1609 NW US Hwy 50
Kingsville, MO 64061
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Saturday, July 13, 2019Community Event

Saturday Rhythm & Blooms

Enjoy the rhythm of live music, libations, and the blooms of the season Second Saturdays through the summer. Purchase tasty bites from Cafe Thyme or Perennial Gifts, the garden gift shop, grab a drink from the terrace bar, relax and breath in the Gardens. Garden admission applies.

When:
Saturday, July 13, 2019 12:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
Powell Gardens
1609 NW US Hwy 50
Kingsville, MO 64061
For More Info:
Powell Gardens
816-697-2600
info@powellgardens.org
powellgardens.org

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Monday, July 15, 2019Community Event

Sow What? Get Cooking in the Garden Summer Camp

$225 for the entire week (Members recieve 10% off)

Daily aftercare is available Monday-Thursday until 5:30 p.m. for $10 per student a day.Plant It! Pick It! Eat It!

Join the Powell Gardens team to learn about vegetable gardening and harvesting.  Children attending grades 3-5 this upcoming fall, who are interested in learning about how produce is grown, harvested, and prepared, can join us for this week-long day camp. Each day will have a theme inspired by what comes out of the garden. Participants will learn about the origin of particular foods, how seeds are grown into vegetables, how to identify when it is time to pick particular items and will work in teams to make one recipe each day. Students will receive instruction from a professional chef and Powell Gardens docents on proper kitchen techniques including knife skills, measuring, sautéing, and mixing. Each day includes a nature hike, snack and lunch, journal writing time, recipe brainstorming session, games, and nature play. Sessions take place in the Heartland Harvest Garden and in the education classroom.

When:
from Monday, July 15, 2019 8:30 AM
thru Friday, July 19, 2019 4:30 PM
Where:
Powell Gardens
1609 NW U.S. Hwy 50
Kingsville, MO 65061

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Monday, July 15, 2019Chamber

Ribbon Cutting - Flex 365

Ribbon Cutting - Flex 365

When:
Monday, July 15, 2019 11:00 AM
Where:
Flex 365
920 NE COLUMBUS STREET
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 64086

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Monday, July 15, 2019Community Event

Summit Waves Family Night


When:
Monday, July 15, 2019 8:30 PM thru 10:30 PM
Where:
Summit Waves
120 SW Blue Parkway
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019Chamber

Ribbon Cutting - Tikka Twist

Ribbon Cutting - Tikka Twist

When:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Tikka Twist
697 NW BLUE PARKWAY
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 64086

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019Chamber

Groundbreaking - Primrose School of Lee's Summit


When:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Primrose School of Lee's Summit
351 SW KESSLER DRIVE
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 64081

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019Chamber

Board of Directors Meeting


When:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Bridge Space
210 SW MARKET STREET
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 64063

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019Young Professionals

Chamber Young Professionals Happy Hour

Chamber Young Professionals Happy Hour
Join the CYPs for a fun-filled fiesta happy hour on July 17 at Ballentine Insurance Agency. We'll enjoy chips and salsa, margaritas, a pinata, gift card giveaways and more. Stop by for a drink and networking before you head across the street to Downtown Lee's Summit's Annual Meeting to "Taco 'Bout Downtown."

Sponsor: Farmers Insurance- Ballentine Insurance Agency

When:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Farmers Insurance- Ballentine Insurance Agency
16 SE 3RD STREET
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 64063

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Thursday, July 18, 2019Community Event

SAGES: Water Gardening 101

Deb Spencer, co-owner of Water’s Edge, a regional resource for all things water gardening, will present an illustrated talk about elements of water gardening and inspire you with simple ideas for water features you can easily incorporate at home in a backyard, patio, or even a tabletop. Following the talk, grab a box lunch and walk to the Marlese Lowe Gourley Island Garden with Deb to learn about the aquatic plants on display at Powell Gardens. Water’s Edge is a  Lawrence, Kansas retail operation whose specialty is supplies for all things water gardening. Admission is $35 (Members receive 10% off). Includes a box lunch.

When:
Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Powell Gardens      
1609 NW US Hwy 50
Kingsville, MO 64061

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Thursday, July 18, 2019Chamber

Intern Bootcamp-Excel Your Internships

Intern Bootcamp-Excel Your Internships
The Chamber and its local higher education partners are collaborating to bring you this interactive seminar on how to begin or restart hosting interns at your business. Bring your questions for the experts and learn how interns can help your business or organization succeed. Cost to attend includes lunch.

When:
Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MCC-Longview
Learning Resources Building - Career & Counseling Services Office
500 SW LONGVIEW ROAD
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 64081

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Reservations are required; space is limited to 30 registrants.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019Chamber

Military Affairs Committee


When:
Thursday, July 18, 2019 3:30 PM thru 04:30 PM
Where:
Lee's Summit Medical Center
2100 SE BLUE PARKWAY
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 64063

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Friday, July 19, 2019Chamber

Monthly Membership Luncheon

Monthly Membership Luncheon
Sponsor: Truman Heartland Community Foundation

Speaker: Chris Kuehl, Armada Corporate Intelligence

Presentation: Finding the Dark Cloud Behind the Silver Lining: Economy in 2019
Now that we are at the half way point what does the economy look like? It may be a return to mediocrity given that all that rapid growth is fading a bit but recession seems pretty distant. The big issue is the status of the global economy and its impact on the US economy. Now is also the time that politics can rear its ugly head.

Reservations will be accepted until noon Monday, July 15.

When:
Friday, July 19, 2019 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Faulkner's Ranch
10600 RAYTOWN ROAD
KANSAS CITY, MO 64134

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Cost for luncheon is $25 in advance or at the door. A fee of $5 will be charged for payment made after the event.
Cost for non-members is $30. Contact the Chamber for assistance with registration, 816-524-2424.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019Community Event

Downtown Lee's Summit Sidewalk Sale

Participating Downtown businesses will offer quality items at low prices. Take advantage of these great summer savings and see all that Downtown merchants have to offer!

When:
Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:00 AM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street
13 SE 3rd Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
For More Info:
Julie Cook
816-246-6598
www.downtownls.org

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Monday, July 22, 2019Chamber

New Member Meet Up

New Member Meet Up
The event serves as an avenue for newer members to engage and provides them a greater level of comfort when attending events with the membership at large.

Cost to attend is $15, includes lunch. Payment in advance is required.

When:
Monday, July 22, 2019 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Smoke Brewing Company
209 SE MAIN STREET
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 64063

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