Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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Woodside project heading up. The Woodside Village project which is under construction at the intersection of Rainbow and 47th Place has taken another vertical step. Framing has begun for the three stories of apartments that will top the retail components on the first floor. The first phase of the project is on the northeast corner of the intersection. Another retail and residential component will be built on the southeast corner in a later phase.

Briarwood principal’s rise from custodian recounted. Briarwood principal Chris Lash once worked as a custodian in the school district where he is now a principal. The story was first on shawneemissionpost.com this spring and is now receiving more attention. [New elementary school principal has risen literally from floor up- KCTV5]


New COO hired for Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Michael Knecht has been named the COO at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. He comes to Johnson County from the Loma Lina University Medical Center – Murrieta in California. [Shawnee Mission Medical Center hires new COO – Kansas City Business Journal]

Johnson County League of Women Voters to host preview party. The Johnson County League of Women Voters will host a party Thursday, Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Matt Ross Community Center to preview is activities for the 2016 election cycle, and to provide sign up for various committees.

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