Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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Tickets on sale for Kappa Kappa Gamma Holiday Homes Tour Dec. 2-3. Tickets for the 2015 Kappa Kappa Gamma Holiday Homes Tour, which for the first time will feature five homes instead of four, are now on sale for $25. The popular annual event, which helps support Literacy KC, Hope House and the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation, will be Dec. 2 and 3 and feature homes in Mission Hills and Kansas City, Mo. Tickets are available at Hen House locations, tour florists and from Kappa members. More information is available here.


CEO of Sprint parent company buys house in Mission Hills. The Wall Street Journal reported this week that Masayoshi Son, the CEO of Sprint parent company SoftBank Group Corp., has purchased a home in Mission Hills that will allow him to attend more meetings at the Overland Park headquarters. [Report: SoftBank’s Son buys house in KC area — Kansas City Business Journal]

SM East soccer quarterfinal play tonight. SM East’s soccer team will try to extend its season tonight against a tough Olathe East squad that beat the Lancers 1-0 at their meeting Oct. 20. The Hawks enter the game 17-1. The Lancers are 12-4-1 on the year. The game begins at 6 p.m. at Olathe’s College Boulevard Activity Center.

Mission Project 2 holding comedy benefit. The Mission Project 2,  which helps young adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, will hold a fundraiser Nov. 14th at the Westport Flea Market with local comedians David Kious and Elliott Threatt performing. Ticket information is available here.

Plaza is closest parade shuttle to NEJC today.  The KCATA is not only offering free rides today for people to get to the Royals parade and celebration downtown this morning, but also special shuttles running from various points around the metro. Unfortunately, none of the shuttles run from NEJC. The closest will be from the Plaza along 47th Street between Pennsylvania and Broadway and between Broadway and Wyandotte. Those shuttles drop off and pickup at Main and 27th. Shuttle service starts at 9 a.m. Riders also could take the regular 660 bus this morning from the Mission Transit Center, which will get them to 12th and Grand. A bus leaves at 7:55. The parade starts at noon with the celebration in front of Union Station set for 2 p.m.

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