We are two days into Jackson County Family Week. Your family can celebrate time together, enjoy in-store specials, and win prizes from awesome businesses.

Good morning! We are two days into Jackson County Family Week. Your family can celebrate time together, enjoy in-store specials, and win prizes from awesome businesses.

Did you hear that the Woods Chapel McDonald’s in Blue Springs is offering a prize of $500 cash in their “Family Time” Gold House drawing? Yes, one lucky family will win $500.

You might ask, how does a family enter?

Spend one hour together, from April 22-28, and tell us what you did. If your family spends five hours together, then, fill out five “Family Time” Coupons (at the business) and drop them in any of the following locations for great prizes.

• Independence Sam’s Club (4100 Bolger Road, Independence) will be drawing for an adorable Leisure Time Products Playhouse. Drop your family time coupons at Sam’s service desk, before April 28. Also, Sam’s is offering a free shopping pass (from 4/27-4/29/12), while celebrating Sam’s Annual Taste of Spring Celebration.

• Blue Springs McDonald’s (515 N.W. Woods Chapel Road) will be drawing for a $500 cash prize.

• Grain Valley Community Center (713 Main St.) will be drawing for a Lifetime kids folding picnic table, putty, Sportcraft S7 croquet set,  free shelter rental gift certificate, and family fun package.

• Blue Springs Hy-Vee (601 W. U.S. 40) will be drawing for a $50 Hy-Vee gift certificate, one Lifetime 6-foot folding picnic table and a charcoal grill.

• Blue Springs Walmart (600 N.E. Coronado Drive) will be drawing for a Nikon Coolpix L22 with 3.6x zoom camera.

• Blue Springs Dairy Queen (1900 S.W. Missouri 7) will be drawing for a Magnavox DVD player, three family DVDs and 24-pack popcorn, Lifetime kids folding picnic table, and Sportcraft S7 croquet set.

• Blue Springs City Hall (903 West Main) will be drawing for a Lifetime 6-foot folding picnic table, Magnavox DVD player, three DVDs, and 24-pack popcorn.

• Blue Springs YMCA (1300 S.E. Adams Dairy Parkway) will be drawing for a Lifetime 6-foot folding picnic table, one jumbo 51-inch Funball, and a huge family fun gift bag.

• Burr Oak Woods (1401 N.W. Park Road, Blue Springs) will be drawing for a YMCA six-month family membership (family of four, valued at $570), Igloo ice chest of swim and fun toys.

• Club 7 Fitness (1241 S.W. Missouri 7, Blue Springs) will be drawing for Club 7 fitness membership for a family of four ($1,000 value), Magnavox DVD player, three family DVDs and 24-pack popcorn.

• CoCoKey Water Resort (9103 E. 39th St., Kansas City) will be drawing for four water resort passes and an Igloo ice chest full of swim fun.

• House of Heavilin (2000 S.W. Missouri 7, Blue Springs) a $300 care package including gift certificates for haircuts nail services, lotions, hair products, a “goody bag” Magnavox DVD player, three family DVDs and 24-pack of popcorn.

• Kennedy’s Jewelers (900 S. Missouri 7, Blue Springs) will be drawing for a pearl strand and matching earrings for mom; a gift set for dad that has matching cuff links, money clip, key ring and tie bar; a sterling silver football necklace for son; and a sterling silver butterfly necklace set with a pink sapphire.

• Paradise Park (1021 N.E. Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit) will be drawing for 50 rack-cards, four guest passes and family fun Igloo ice chest.

• Watson’s Rolladium Skate (513 Keystone Drive, Blue Springs) will be drawing for two huge birthday packages; one DVD player, two DVDs and 30-plus toys.

Family Week also is hosting an Extraordinary Family Event for special needs children, adults and their families. Bingo Night (500-plus prizes) will be held at the Independence Bass Pro (18001 Bass Pro Drive, Independence) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Families, enjoy the week!

Visit www.jacksoncountyfamilyweek.org/GetForms.htm or www.facebook.com/
JacksonCountyFamilyWeek