Briefly noted: Leadership NEJC program will lead to JCCC certificate; Mission nanobrewery gets special use permit

Leadership NEJC approved for certification, continuing education credit through JCCC. The NEJC Chamber and Johnson County Community College have entered an agreement that will provide participants in the chamber’s Leadership NEJC program with a Business Leadership Certificate and continuing education credits upon completion. “The college has a long-standing history of excellence in education and meeting the professional development
needs in our 10-city membership area,” said chamber president Deb Settle. “This collaboration is proof of their continued dedication to equipping our area’s emerging leaders with the necessary resources and tools for success.” Applications for this year’s program are open through October 1.

Mission approves special use permit for nanobrewery. The Mission planning commission Monday agreed to recommend the council to allow a special use permit for Sandhills Brewing Company to operate a nanobrewery and pub in downtown Mission. Sandhills, which operates another brewery in Hutchinson, Kan., plans to open its second location at 5612 Johnson Drive by the end of this year. The Mission council Aug. 15 will conduct a public hearing and consider the special use permit.