SM North CORE students supplement meals for Hocker Grove distribution; Johnson County Public Policy Commission, Shawnee Chamber hosting candidate forums for area primary races

Shawnee Mission North students representing the Coalition of Racial Equality supplemented Hocker Grove Middle School with meals after receiving a grant. Photo via Natalie Johnson-Berry's Twitter.

SM North CORE students supplement meals for Hocker Grove distribution

Shawnee Mission North students representing the Coalition of Racial Equality supplemented meals for distribution at Hocker Grove Middle School last week.

The student president of CORE won a grant to support [Shawnee Mission] families during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a tweet from SM North English teacher Natalie Johnson-Berry. CORE students will be at SM North on July 20 with more snack packs, she said.

Classic car show fundraiser supports college fund for son of Overland Park Police Officer Mike Mosher

Local financial investment companies Prosperity Advisors and American Century Investments last weekend hosted a classic car show fundraiser to support a college savings plan for Tyler Mosher, the daughter of Overland Park Police Officer Mike Mosher. Officer Mosher was killed in the line of duty in May.

All donations and proceeds from the 2020 Prosperity Car Show go to Tyler Mosher’s Learning Quest Advisor 529 college savings plan.

Johnson County Public Policy Commission, Shawnee Chamber hosting candidate forums for area primary races

The Johnson County Public Policy Commission, in conjunction with the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce, is hosting three upcoming Shawnee area candidate forums this month for the State House of Representatives and State Senate primary races.

The virtual forums will include candidates for the State House 18th District’s Republican primary, the State House 39th District’s Democratic primary and the State Senate 10th District’s Republican primary. Each forum takes place at 3:30 p.m. and is open to chamber members. The webinar forums take place July 15, 16 and 23 on Zoom.