Briefly Noted: Mary Beatty of Hereford House wins first Shawnee Friendly Service Award

Shawnee Chamber honors Mary Beatty of Hereford House with first-ever Shawnee Friendly Service Award. Mary Beatty (above, third from left), a hostess at Hereford House in Shawnee, won the first ever Shawnee Friendly Service Award as well as a $500 Visa gift card. Mayor Michelle Distler gave a speech thanking Beatty for her customer service that exemplifies the Shawnee spirit. Beatty received the award at the Tourism Celebration luncheon on May 16 at Town Hall in Shawnee.

Lancer Lacrosse team advances to LAKC title game Friday. The Lancer Lacrosse team defeated Northland in the Lacrosse Association of Kansas City semi-finals to earn a spot in Friday’s championship match. They’ll face perennial foe Rockhurst, which defeated Pembroke Hill in the semis. The game Friday will start at 8 p.m. at Durwood Stadium on the UMKC campus.