Lloyd Slaght, 82, of Independence: One of the winners of the Senior Service Award, presented annually by the lieutenant governor’s office.
Tennies for Kids, a local program providing shoes for children who need them. The shoes are distributed when school starts in the fall.
The Blue Springs FFA chapter is hoping that through their community presentations, a greater emphasis can be placed on fighting hunger and looking for ways to solve a growing problem.
Work. Work. Work. That’s what students in Vicki Dent’s third-grade class at Plaza Heights Christian Academy in Blue Springs did in a Christmas-giving project that netted Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief agency, more than $500 to aid the world’s poor, sick and suffering.
A big project: Kristine Bodine, a junior at the Fort Osage Career and Technology Center, has a passion about fighting breast cancer.
Members of First Christian Church of Blue Springs will once again be spending the weekend outside, raising awareness and money for a worthy cause.
February – and National Children’s Dental Health Month – might still be a month away, but StandUp Blue Springs’ Dental for Kids program has been in place for nearly a decade.
Students at Lee’s Summit North High School have spent the last several weeks participating in community service projects.
After seeing an American flag worn beyond repair along the 39th Street retail corridor, James Miller-Hesseltine had the idea for his Eagle Scout project.