First National donates $25,500 to Project Lead the Way. The Shawnee Mission Education Foundation this week accepted a $25,500 donation from First National Bank to help spearhead Project Lead the Way programming at the elementary school level. First implemented in 2007 at the high school level, Project Lead the Way is the district’s signature program focused on teaching practical science, technology, engineering and math skills. The elementary school program, called PTLW Launch, was piloted at Comanche, Oak Park-Carpenter and Santa Fe Trail elementaries last school year.
Prairie Village Police lend a hand at Special Olympics tourney. Members of the Prairie Village Police Department helped recognize exceptional performers at the local Special Olympics bowling tournament earlier this month. Officers were on hand to hand out medals to tournament winners at AMF College Lanes in Overland Park November 13.
New business coming to Johnson Drive. A new business license has ben taken out by Suga Rae’s Children’s Boutique for a store at 5903 Johnson Drive in Mission, The store will offer gently used children’s clothing.
Legislative preview breakfast next month. The Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a legislative preview breakfast for the coming session at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11. The breakfast will be held at the Mainstream Credit Union at Lamar and Martway in Mission. Reservations can be made with the Chamber. There is a charge to attend.
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