Big turnout for annual Senior Service Day at Shawnee Mission East

Lauren Cole helps feed a child at Avenue of Life in KCK for her SME Senior Service Day project.
Lauren Cole helps feed a child at Avenue of Life in KCK for her SME Senior Service Day project.

This year’s annual Senior Service Day event at Shawnee Mission East prompted 85 percent of the class to spread out across the metro Wednesday for service projects ranging from running a field day for special needs kids to sorting onions at Harvesters.

Danny Tapp arrived at East at 7 a.m. and traveled to Harvesters in Kansas City with 25 other seniors to help package 1,000 pounds of onions.