Northeast Johnson County morning roundup



Trailwood sets date for farewell open house. Trailwood Elementary families and alumni will have one last chance to peruse the halls of the school early next month. The school’s PTA is hosting a farewell open house for the building Thursday, Nov. 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. The original school building is expected to close at semester as students and teachers relocate to the new building being constructed on the same plot of land. Demolition of the original building will take place over the summer. Families can call 913-993-5600 for more information.

Quilt show this Friday through Saturday in Mission. The Starlight Quilters Guild will be holding its 2016 quilt show and sale “Color Play” this weekend at the Abdallah Shrine Temple in Mission. The show runs Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show includes vendors, a boutique and a bake sale.

Next week is Peanut Butter Week in Prairie Village. Mayor Laura Wassmer proclaimed Oct. 10-14 Peanut Butter Week and to celebrate people are being asked to donate peanut butter to Harvesters. There are tubs at Prairie Village City Hall where you can donate peanut butter to lessen hunger throughout the metropolitan area. If you don’t want to donate peanut butter, cash contributions are welcome as well.

Police Chief Tim Schwartzkopf swears in three new officers.
Police Chief Tim Schwartzkopf swears in three new officers.

Prairie Village swears in three new police officers. Earlier this week, Chief Tim Schwartzkopf swore in three new officers to the Prairie Village Police Department before the City Council meeting. The new officers are Ryan Morrill, Curtis Phipps and Jonathan Unruh. And on Friday, the PVPD will hold a “Coffee with a Cop” get together at Panera, 8300 Mission Rd., from 7- to 9 a.m. There’s no agenda, it’s simply a chance to meet officers, voice concerns and ask questions.

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