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A Doctor In Your Neighborhood Located at 58th Nall Staffed by Board Certified Doctors Sunflower Medical WalkIn Urgent Care 5pm to 8pm weeknights 9am to 2pm on Saturdays 10am to 2pm Sundays and open some holidays Ages 3 years and up are accepted for treatment and the center takes most insurance plans. We can do minor stitches, xrays, and labs. A boardcertified physician is always there for you Primary Care Services 9am to 5pm weekdays For Appointments Call 913.432.2080

CONTENTS 10 12 Ginny Pilarz delights others with her gingerbread house designs Shawnee Mission North NJROTC continues its success story in competitions and community The Mission Project young adults with developmental disabilities are living independently St. Michael and All Angels tree lot celebrates 50 years Holiday Lights and Festive Sights Community Bulletin Board Its time for the holidays Tis the season to be thankful for snowflakes that dont accumulate and savings that do, blue jeans tha

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way is a sure sign that Christmas is right around the corner with the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. But, in Mission, they just dont arrive ... they come in style in a oneofakind cyber sleigh that is sure to put everyone in the holiday spirit. Santa Claus also known as Roeland Parks Dick Conkling and Mrs. Claus portrayed by Mission Deputy City Clerk Cheri Williams will help the City of Mission kick off the holiday season on Friday, Dec. 2, during the

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gingerbread ideas turned into awardwinning houses Mission resident Ginny Pilarz has made a name for herself with her creations Ginny Pilarz, a longtime Mission resident, is pictured here with one of her Cozy Christmas Cottage gingerbread houses. PHOTO BY EDME RODRIGUEZ By Heather Swan Ginny Pilarz thinks of herself as a closet architect. Shes intrigued by the houses she sees in books and while she drives around town. She notices things about these structures that others might not, like their

survivor. ...I know its a lot of work, but it excites me. Its the satisfaction of peoples reaction to it. Pilarzs interest in cake decorating and gingerbread house making began when her husband, Ed, bought her a Wilton cake decorating book. She later owned Ginnys Open Cupboard, a cake and candy decorating supply store in Topeka, for three years. After moving to Mission in 1982, Pilarz continued to make and decorate cakes and gingerbread houses most of her sweet creations today are given away to

The Shawnee Mission North NJROTC program has been one of 25 teams from around the United States selected to participate in NJROTC Nationals for the past six years. Students recently demonstrated their armed exhibition drill. PHOTO BY NATHAN SHARFISOMETHING DIFFERENT MEDIA GROUP Shawnee Mission North NJROTC continues its winning ways Besides being successful at competitions, students learn valuable life lessons and participate in community events By Heather Swan T he banner hanging high overhe

freshmen to seniors are participating in NJROTC this year. Besides the early morning workouts and practice, students take the NJROTC class during their school day and participate in many competitions and community events. In addition, the NJROTC academic team practices after school. Dennis Grayless, senior naval science instructor at Shawnee Mission North, is also there every day at 6 a.m. to motivate the students to work hard and put the team ahead of themselves. The students have been successf

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Happy Holidays Complete Foreign Domestic Auto Service Center The Mission Tire Service Center team would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a very happy, healthy and safe holiday season. Whether you are planning a road trip for the holidays or staying here in town, we want your vehicle to be dependable. Please take advantage of these holiday offers that were created with you in mind. Includes a FREE Holiday CheckUp Oil Change Special The Benefits Quality

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CITY OF MISSION NOVEMBER DECEMBER 2011 VOLUME 7, ISSUE 6 WWW.MISSIONKS.ORG Newsletter opment, which builds on the community vision of a mixeduse, pedestrianfriendly project that is a regional retail and entertainment draw and sustainable for the longterm. I want to thank the members of our Downtown Visioning Committee who, over the past two years, have been working to develop recommendations for the Johnson Drive area between Nall and Lamar. In October, five recommendations from the committee

CITY OF MISSION S Free Family Fun Nights a Big Success On these evenings, the community center opens almost the entire first floor of the facility, including the swimming pool to participants from 5 to 8 p.m. A movie is provided on projection screens in the conference center, and the indoor playground is set up in the north gym for the youngest visitors. Others can opt to create a masterpiece in the arts crafts room, or head to the indoor pool. There you can take a ride down the 2story slide,

CITY OF MISSION Community Rebate Program For several years, the Mission City Council has offered a Community Rebate Program to help alleviate the tax burdens of incomeeligible Mission residents. For singlefamily homeowners, the program refunds 50 of the Mission Solid Waste Utility 75 of Mission property taxes excluding special assessments 100 of utility franchise fees. Persons who do not own their homes are only eligible for a rebate of their utility franchise fee taxes. The Community Rebate

CITY OF MISSION Snow Removal on Mission Streets Winter is just around the corner, and with it, snowy roads. The City has established a street clearing priority system based on traffic volume, topography and facilities serviced. High volume streets including, but not limited to, Lamar, Nall, and Johnson Drive are first priority. Residential streets on steep hills, such as 51st Street east of Lamar and streets north of 51st are also in this category along with streets serving fire and police faci

F Family operated f il d for over 26 years 5818 Johnson Dr Mission, KS Just East of Mission Medvet 9133623663 Runza Springfield Cashew Nut Chicken served here Lunch Dinner Buffet Buffet may be ordered for carryout Private party room available for large groups Firewok 6.29 LUNCH Buffet including beverage Dinein only. One Coupon per table. Not valid with any other offers or punchcards. Expires 21012 MM11 12 OFF DINNER Buy any adult dinner buffet get 2nd dinne

Village Inn Dinein only. Two 2 persons or more. Not valid on Sundays, Holidays or for Early Dinner Deals. Not Valid on the INNcredible VIB. Valid only at the Village Inn Restaurant in Mission, Kansas. Coupon Expires 022412. Please no photocopies or printouts of coupons. Senior Discount does not apply. One coupon per guest check. DROP OFF DELIVERY SERVICE Dry Cleaning or Laundry Silver Hangers Regular Price 3.65 With this coupon. 5 piece minimum. Delivery area must be within 3 mile radius of

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the Mission community The Mission Project gives young adults with developmental disabilities the chance to live independently A community within Corey Graham, right, a Mail Room Assistant at The Mission Bank, gets some mail to deliver from Ashley Pollreisz, Human Resources ManagerAssistant Vice President at the bank. By Heather Swan Photos by Edme Rodriguez T he idea was born in 2004. That is when three couples all parents of young adults with developmental disabilities shared their conc

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Stephen Rouse has worked at Mission MedVet for seven years. His job duties include doing laundry, taking out trash, stocking supplies, feeding cats and cleaning the break room. community that has embraced The Mission Project, Roser said. We are thankful to be welcomed here and be a part of this community. They are full participants in the community and what better hope does a parent have for any child After high school, Stephen Rouse attended Eastern New Mexico UniversityRoswell, where he lived

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50 years of trees and memory making at St. Michael and All Angels By Heather Swan hen people step onto the Christmas tree lot at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church this holiday season, they will probably have a specific reason for being there besides buying a tree. Maybe their reason is wanting to support Boy Scout Troop 199. Or it could be that they or a family member used to be a Boy Scout selling trees in that same exact spot at 67th Street and Nall Avenue. For others, visiting the

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