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Spring my favorite time of the year With spring comes the beautiful month of May and a lot of childhood memories. Do you remember taking a square piece of wallpaper, a few sprigs of spirea along with some iris, peonies and lilies of the valleys rolling them all together, and attaching a handle to make a beautiful childlike May basket for your neighbor Mothers Day reminds me of the wonderful smell of breakfast cooking while I lay in bed waiting for my two sons to deliver their madefromscratch, s

Mission Family Festival MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR MAY 1013 T Schedule of Events thursDay, may 10 Carnival 6 to 10 p.m. friDay, may 11 Carnival 6 to 11 p.m. saturDay, may 12 Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast 7 to 11 a.m. Mayors Community Parade 11 a.m. Carnival 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Touch a Truck Noon to 3 p.m. Funky Mama 1230 to 115 p.m. Home Depot activities for the entire family 1230 to 2 p.m. Capitol Federal coin hunt 230 to 3 p.m. sunDay, may 13 Carnival Noon to 5 p.m. here will be somet

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Aroundtheclock care for your pets When Fido is having a medical emergency or Fluffy needs to see a specialist, Mission MedVet now VCA Mission is there to help By Heather Swan Photos by Nathan SharfiSomething Different Media Group hen people have a medical emergency, they go to a hospital. If they need a second opinion, they seek the advice of a specialist. It works the same for the fourlegged members of your family and, for these situations, Mission MedVet has been helping families and their f

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hospital from Nov. 8, 2007, to June 13, 2008. He was completely paralyzed when he arrived but, with the help of the professionals at the hospital, he was able to walk again and live a happy life at home for another three years. Julie Clary, who works in client services at VCA Mission, formed a special bond with Murphy. I dont know what it was between Murphy and me, said Clary, who has worked at the hospital for 16 years. He wouldnt let anyone here touch him but me. We would walk around and aroun

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Mission Bulletin Board Members of Mis sions Governin g Body, Planning Commissioner Ed Commission, LA Peterson broke NE4 Property Gr ground in March and Broadmoor oup and County for transportatio intersection an d the Mission Cr n improvements ossing project. at the Martway Retirement announcement Rushton Elementary School Principal Pamela Carter has announced her retirement from the Shawnee Mission School District. For details about her retirement rece ption, contact Deborah Rushing at deborah

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CITY OF MISSION APRIL MAY 2012 VOLUME 8, ISSUE 2 WWW.MISSIONKS.ORG Newsletter Mission Summer Family Picnic at Broadmoor Park. This is another great opportunity to visit with friends and neighbors while enjoying music, a free picnic dinner, and fun activities for the kids. Due to complaints about the danger of personal fireworks and the cost of professional ones, we may not be able to have our traditional fireworks show. Regardless, this is always a fun time I look forward to seeing you the

CITY OF MISSION Help Your Pet be a Good neighbor Part of being a good neighbor means understanding and abiding by the Citys animal control ordinances, which include regulations on the following Animal Health Nuisance not cleaning up after your pet Animals RunningAtLarge Cruelty to Animals Dangerous Vicious Animals Noisy Animals All of these ordinances are in place to assist both residents and animal control officers in making your neighborhood a more pleasant place to live. For more inf

CITY OF MISSION annual CityWide Garage sale May 1012 The City of Mission will sponsor its annual CITYWIDE GARAGE SALE on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 10th, 11th and 12th. To register your garage sale, please contact the City Clerk at or by calling 9136768350 by Wednesday, May 2nd. Garage sales registered for this weekend only will not be counted against the two garage sales allowed per residence per year. A listing of all registered garage sales will be available th

CITY OF MISSION TrEE TiDBiTs from the Mission Tree Board Spring and fall are the best times for planting trees. Like all of us, trees need a good start in life and require routine maintenance. Your new tree needs nurturing to grow, and proper pruning when young will help establish a healthy tree. When selecting a tree for planting consider the following Why are you planting the tree Is it for shade, to screen undesirable views, for privacy, or to attract wildlife How does it fit into you

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Dan Welsh, new director of the Mission HyVee, assumed management responsibilities for the store on Jan. 2. Mission HyVee your hometown place for gardening, fuel By Barbara Bayer Photo by Marvita Oliver W We already know that our Mission HyVee is the place to go for lush fruit, crispy vegetables and topquality meat. This spring its also the place to go for all your gardening needs. Even better, the more you buy, the bigger discount youll get when you purchase gas at the Mission HyVee gas stati

Shawnee Mission N Kevin Kietzman hosts the sports talk radio show Between the Lines from 2 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Kevin Kietzman, SMN class of 1982, brings civility to Kansas City sports talk radio Story By Heather Swan Photos by Ben McCall Kevin Kietzmans first job was at his elementary school, Hickory Grove in Mission. When he was about 10, Kietzman operated the scoreboard on Saturdays for youth basketball games. On some of those Saturdays, he worked four

North Then Now Adam Moon, SMN class of 2012, has done it all almost Story By Heather Swan Photos by Kevin Blayney One word to describe Adam Moon is nonstop. If you want to keep up with this Shawnee Mission North High School senior, dont expect a lot of downtime or breaks. A pair of running shoes would help, too. This 18yearolds schedule is maxed out and he wouldnt have it any other way. Thats what happens when you have lots of different interests. While some high school students might pack th

Kevin Kietzman, who grew up in Mission and graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School in 1982, is now part owner of Union Broadcasting and hosts a sports talk radio show on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Continued from page 22 cross your fingers and hope. Kietzman worked as a television sportscaster from 1986 to 1997 but always felt corporate management was restricting what he could say and stifling his creativity. If only he could own his own business... And, in 1997, the opportunity to become p

Continued from page 23 Youth Symphony for four years but gave it up this year to lighten his load a bit. Then there is debate and forensics. Moon started debating as a freshman because his father, Rick, used to debate. Adam now considers debate policy debate and forensics oration and extemporaneous speaking as some of his favorite activities. How could he be part of a team Moon found that answer with his involvement in cross country and track for the past four years. Cross country takes mental

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Painters show off their true colorsTole House at The The Tole House Studio, 5610 Johnson Drive, is a regular gathering spot for adult painting students on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Adults come to Mission studio to socialize and learn from artist Betty Benson By Heather Swan Photos by Nathan SharfiSomething Different Media Group ou have probably driven past The Tole House Studio hundreds of times. The painting studio at 5610 Johnson Drive is easy to miss if youve never had the pleas

There arent too many places like this where they her students can go and relax and paint, she said. When you thinK you are throuGh, you arent Everyone comes to The Tole House Studio to paint. But its more than simply a painting class. The artists benefit from the fellowship, camaraderie and spirited conversations. Hang around long enough and you are sure to hear a discussion about politics, religion, current events or probably all three. The retired nurses dole out a little medical advice, too,

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