Laura Wassmer, Joyce Hagen Mundy, Mely Ballard win PV Community Spirit Awards

A longtime city staffer, a veteran city councilmember and former mayor, and a proprietor of one of the area’s best known locally owned businesses were recipients of this year’s Prairie Village Community Spirit Awards.

Given each year to residents and business people who have made remarkable contributions to the city and community, the awards are announced each year at the start of Prairie Village’s annual VillageFest Fourth of July celebrations. This year’s honorees were: