Northeast Johnson County morning roundup



Lancer Dancers kick off 2015 campaign with pancake breakfast. It was a busy morning at SM East on Saturday. Hundreds of parents and students passed through the main gymnasium for the Lancer Dancers annual pancake breakfast, which, in addition to the meal put on by Chris Cakes, included performances by the Lancer Dancers varsity and junior varsity squads. The band also held a car wash fundraiser in the parking lot.

Water main break has minor impact in Prairie Village. Crews from WaterOne were on the scene of a water main break near Roe Ave. and 75th Street Sunday night. The break was said to only impact eight homes. [Water crews working to fix water main break in Prairie Village — KSHB]

Prairie Village seeking volunteers for Jazz Festival. The city of Prairie Village is looking for volunteers to help with this year’s Prairie Village Jazz Festival, set for Saturday, Sept. 12. Volunteers will receive a Jazz Festival tee shirt and free admission to the event. [Volunteer opportunities available for Jazz Festival — Prairie Village]

Mission Hy-Vee employee wins customer service award. Hy-Vee employee Carolyn McGuirk was surprised Sunday morning by receiving the Hy-Vee Legendary Customer Service Award for 2015. McGuirk was nominated for the award by customers and co-workers and selected by a panel of Hy-Vee officers. Only nine winners are selected among the 62,000 Hy-Vee employees. Each recipient is inducted into the Hall of Fame and receives a Legendary Customer Service name badge, custom designed ring and other honors. The group will be featured on a panel of a Hy-Vee semi-trailer.


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