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MEN'S Issue

MOVERS + SHAKERS

LOTAWANA MAN CAVE

BACKSTAGE WITH RYAN PINKSTON


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REALTY REPORT REALTY REPORT Subdivision

BDRM F/B H/B

LEE’S SUMMIT

Architecture

Plan

Price Original

Price Sale

Mulberry East

3

2

1

Traditional

Split Entry

$170,000

$179,000

Summit Station

3

2

0

Traditional

Side/Side Split

$180,000

$190,000

Oak Tree Farms

3

2

0

Traditional

Ranch

$194,900

$185,000

Deerbrook

3

3

0

Traditional

Raised Ranch

$195,000

$204,000

Maple Tree

3

2

0

Traditional

Raised Ranch

$215,000

$200,000

Somerset At Charleston Park

4

3

1

Traditional

1.5 Stories

$240,000

$235,000

Oaks Ridge Meadows

3

2

1

Traditional

California Split

$255,000

$256,500

Fountains at Raintree

2

3

0

Traditional

Ranch

$259,900

$259,900

Lakewood

4

2

1

2 Stories

$274,900

$270,000

Meadows Of Winterset

4

2

1

2 Stories

$297,500

$285,000

Windsboro

4

2

2

Traditional

2 Stories

$289,900

$290,000

Arborwalk

4

2

1

Traditional

2 Stories

$289,950

$289,950

Raintree Lake

4

2

1

Traditional

2 Stories

$294,900

$294,900

Bridlewood

5

3

0

Traditional

California Split, Front/ Back Split

$325,000

$315,000

Lakewood

5

3

1

Traditional

1.5 Stories

$339,000

$339,000

Traditional

Monarch View

4

3

2

Contemporary

2 Stories

$365,000

$341,000

Lakewood

4

3

1

Contemporary

2 Stories

$365,000

$370,000

Trails of Park Ridge

2

2

0

Traditional

Ranch, Reverse 1.5 Story

$369,000

$369,900

Oaks Ridge

4

4

1

Traditional

2 Stories

$365,000

$362,000

Eagle Creek

4

3

0

Traditional

Ranch

$395,625

$397,125

Dalton's Ridge

3

2

2

Traditional

Reverse 1.5 Story

$419,900

$419,900

Raintree Lake

4

3

1

Traditional

2 Stories

$433,155

$495,286

Winterset Valley

4

3

1

Traditional

Reverse 1.5 Story

$439,900

$443,250

Woodland Trails

4

3

1

Traditional

Reverse 1.5 Story

$498,175

$498,175

Paddock at Richardson Ran

5

4

1

1.5 Stories

$539,900

$515,000

Woodland Shores

5

4

2

1.5 Stories

$539,000

$530,000

Park Ridge Summit

4

4

0

Reverse 1.5 Story

$560,368

$575,214

Traditional

Market Analysis for 04/01/2018-04/30/2018. Source: IRES MLS system.

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LIFESTYLE LETTER

JUNE 2018 PUBLISHER

Laura Paszkiewicz | Laura@LifestylePubs.com EDITOR

Letter from the Editor A COACH HAS THE INCREDIBLE POWER AND PRIVILEGE OF SHAPING AND

Angela Broockerd | Angela.Broockerd@LifestylePubs.com PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTOR

Paul Versluis | Paul.Versluis@LifestylePubs.com

MENTORING YOUNG PEOPLE TO DEVELOP, MATURE AND GROW IN ALL AREAS

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

OF THEIR LIFE. They are not only fine-tuning skills and training athletes to excel, but they

Angela Broockerd, Natalie Fieleke,

are investing in shaping character and lifelong skills. For our men’s issue, I want to honor a man who has been an outstanding male role model and has made an immeasurable impact on my oldest son’s life as well as countless other teenagers throughout his years of coaching. My son, Clayton, has so many great men in his life including

Judy Goppert, Nicci Lavine CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Trevor Hawkins, Janie Jones, Paul Versluis

his incredible dad, grandfathers and uncles, so he has had no shortage of positive male role models, but there is something unique about a mentor outside of the family that invests in your kids and calls out greatness in them, expecting and challenging them to rise to the occasion. Finding someone who looks at your child with intentionality and the will to encourage them to reach their personal best is invaluable and is something that I have seen on a regular basis this year with his cross-country and distance track coach, Glenn Daniels. It is evident that Coach Daniels knows what is important in life because above all else, he cares most about the well-being of his “distance family” as he calls them and treats them as such—a family. He lets them know his door is always open to them no matter what, which is evident, as most lunch periods his boys can be seen eating lunch in his room. By example, he teaches these boys how to show respect to everyone, calls out greatness in them, and, at the same time, shows compassion and care for them. He teaches them to strive for goals, both short-term and long-term, so that they can reach

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and experience those small successes but also have something to strive for. I have watched my freshman change so much over the course of this year due to the

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constant influence of this man, and from being part of a team that has such a healthy, encouraging and supportive environment in which he felt welcomed and called upon to be more than he was when he began. The drive to be a better runner of course, but also a better person, striving to do his best in all areas of his life came out of being under Coach Daniel’s leadership. There is no one that motivates my son quite like Coach Daniels. To all of you out there who are making a difference in someone’s life, no matter how big or small, I applaud you. The lasting impact that you are making and the ripple effect

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that often ensues may be something that you never fully know, but it is well worth it. In this issue, we highlighted a few Lee’s Summit men making a difference in our community. We hope you are as inspired by them as we are.

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INSIDE THE ISSUE JUNE 2018

FEATURES 20 Man Cave Bringing the Outside in

26 Movers + Shakers Lee’s Summit’s Inspirational Men

32 Back Stage with Ryan Pinkston The Styling of Experimental Pop

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44 The W American Studies

20 DEPARTMENTS

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Realty Report

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Lifestyle Letter

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Good Times

13

Around Town

16

Locally Owned

20 Open House 32 Back Stage 36 Culinary Creations 40 Healthy Lifestyle 44 Hops & Vine 48 Local Limelight 52 Lifestyle Calendar 54 Parting Thoughts


Come experience the new Colonial Gardens…

Yes, we are still the place to go for all things gardening and landscaping but we are so much more! Did you know we have weekly classes, a coffeeshop and café and a fresh Local Market? And If you haven’t heard, we are THE place to be every Wednesday night where local musicians play in the most beautiful venue in town. Come experience it for yourself! 27610 E. Wyatt Rd. Blue Spring, MO 64014 www.colonialgardenskc.com


GOOD TIMES

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AROUND TOWN

DOOR SYSTEMS OF LEE’S SUMMIT DONATES TO LEE’S SUMMIT WEST HIGH SCHOOL INCLUSION PROGRAM A locally owned and family-based door and window company, Door Systems Inc. of Lee’s Summit, believes in community involvement and stands behind the hard work of students at Lee’s Summit West High School. With a donation of $5,000 to Challenge Day, an interactive program that took place on April 2, Door Systems applauds students for actively participating in efforts to secure an environment of acceptance and be trendsetters for a better future filled with respect.

SUMMIT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY SENIOR NAMED ALL-AMERICAN Summit Christian Academy senior Connor Healy was recently named an Academic AllAmerican by the National Speech & Debate Association. There are more than 141,000 student members of the NSDA, and less than 500 are named to the Academic All-American Award list. This accomplishment sets Connor among the top half of 1 percent of all student members of the NSDA across the country.

PEACE PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS OF PROVIDING HEALING AND HOPE TO KIDS IN NEED Over the last five years, Peace Partnership has helped more than 1,200 parents and kids find purpose and healing in their lives through its in-office counseling services and in-school counseling program. By keeping session fees low (in-office rates begin at $5 per session, and the in-school counseling program is free to students), parents can find help for their children and still afford to receive the help they need as well. Peace Partnership relies on the financial support of individuals and businesses to help cover the cost of counseling for those that can’t afford it through annual gifts and fundraising events.   You can help support kids in need by participating in the second annual Peace Partnership Golf Classic on Thursday, September 27, at Adams Pointe Golf Club. Enjoy complimentary food, drinks and prizes all day long! For more information, call 816.886.0195, email info@peacecounseling.org or visit PeaceCounseling.org.

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SECOND NATURE OUTDOOR LIVING CREATES BEAUTIFUL SPACE. PHOTOGRAPHY PAUL VERSLUIS

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JEFF AND KRISTEN GRAHAM HAVE LIVED IN

Second Nature added landscape lighting and

THEIR CURRENT HOME FOR ELEVEN YEARS.

dimmable lighting within the outdoor living struc-

Living on the golf course in a growing community

ture to enhance the ambiance when the Grahams

was fabulous, except that the late afternoon and

are enjoying their new space.

evening sun and a small patio made their outdoor space hot and unusable. After deciding on a pool, they knew there were two essential elements that would make their home complete.

“Since we’ve added furniture, we haven’t eaten a meal inside!” “This is where we’re going to spend 90% of our time – spring, summer, and fall.”

First, they wanted a relaxing and comfortable out-

Even though they’re planning to stay put for many

door living space that they could enjoy at any time. It

years, the Grahams feel that this outdoor living

would be a partially covered space for having meals,

space has added to the overall value of their home.

entertaining, cooking, and just sitting and watching

Neighbors in their close-knit community have

television. Second, it had to appear as though the

taken notice of the beautiful new outdoor space.

outdoor living space was part of the original house.

“We haven’t stepped into the community club-

After searching online for a company to help them

house and not received a dozen compliments.”

realize their dream, Kristen found Second Nature

“It’s definitely a conversation piece right now!”

Outdoor Living and Landscaping in Lee’s Summit. “I researched what I could about Second Nature and believed they would be reliable,” Kristen commented. “Everything I read about them was so positive!”

And several neighbors have asked for contact information for Second Nature to get their own outdoor living space! Jeff and Kristen want everyone to know about

Jeff, Kristen, and their children now have an exten-

working with Second Nature Outdoor Living.

sion of their home, a beautiful and inviting outdoor

“Derek’s personality was key. He really listened to

space in which to relax and entertain.

what we wanted, and then he gave his input. He

“We had a vision of what we wanted it to look like, and this is exactly our vision!” Kristen said. “I think it turned out perfectly!” Jeff added.

didn’t drive the project. The three of us bounced ideas off of each other a lot throughout the process. “ “And not just Derek (Second Nature Designer). It

One of the features that Second Nature Outdoor

was a comprehensive effort from everybody – Jim,

Living and Landscaping envisioned and included

Tim, Todd, Jeremiah - working together. The whole

are a gas fireplace with a mantel and inset curio

team listened to our vision, and it was wonderful to

cabinets. While the fireplace might not keep the

work with them – they’re just like family!”

space warm in the coldest of winter, it casts a warm and inviting glow to those who gather to visit or watch the game on television.

“We don’t have one negative thing to say about the process!” Second Nature Outdoor Living and Landscaping

A key element to any outdoor space is lighting.

has met and exceeded the Graham’s vision in every

Second Nature specializes in designing lighting

way, from delivering the two crucial elements that

features that complement the space, create differ-

Jeff and Kristen wanted in their outdoor living

ent moods, and provide beautiful visuals whether

space (and more!) to their customer service – and

enjoying the outdoor space or admiring it from afar.

everything in between!

Contact Second Nature Outdoor Living today to begin turning your yard into a beautiful and functional outdoor living space – from your vision to reality! (816) 844-7733 You can also find information on the website at www.secondnatureoutdoorliving.com and follow Second Nature Outdoor Living on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and GooglePlus. CONTINUED >

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OPEN HOUSE

BRINGING THE OUTSIDE IN A LOTAWANA MAN CAVE

ARTICLE JUDY GOPPERT | PHOTOGRAPHY PAUL VERSLUIS

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ATURE. Healer of spirit, inspiration for the soul and gather-

ing place for generations. John Bunch and his family embrace all this implies throughout their living space at Lake Lotawana. They bring the outside in with amazingly creative embellishments. “We wanted this space to be the gathering place

for the entire property, pulling in elements which are unique to our individual passions and make it very livable,” he says. An exquisite boat was custom-built as their bar,

which is the centerpiece of the space and runs through

the building and out to the pool. A local craftsman spent four months constructing the boat with wood harvested from across the country. Every fish in the space is an exact replica of their catches

across the world. Avid catch-and-release anglers, their desire was to mount reproductions.

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“Each fish represents a family or friend’s journey over the last twenty years. This serves as a memory to what matters most to our family – live life full of adventure,” he says, adding, “We love to entertain and having professional grade ice cream, slush and margarita machines were a small investment that have paid huge dividends.” Each material was selected through searches across the Midwest and Florida to give the room an authentic feel. An old barn roof for the interior ceiling, teak tree from Florida for the boat bar top, custom siding that was hand-weathered and painted, colored concrete floor creates a shack feeling and, of course, THE BOAT. “Our favorite part of the space is the transitional nature of mirroring the outdoors with the indoors. You can move from the pool house bathroom that has a flowing river feel, to the stoned pool, up to the outdoor pool bar, inside to the boat bar and then through the doors for a lake view,” he says. The family uses the space as a gathering place for friends. It is built to be “kid friendly,” and they encourage guests to bring their entire family. He notes, “The only hard part is keeping the ice cream machine full and the kids from spilling slushies throughout the house.” “We are most proud of the craftsmen that helped us shape the entire property. This was a labor of love for ENJOY RESPONSIBLY © 2018 Anheuser-Busch, Budweiser® Lager Beer, St. Louis, MO

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Scott L a m a st e r Scott Lamaster is the founder of Taking it to the Streets, a community-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to bringing about change and impacting lives through community outreach programs, providing aid to first responders and through disaster relief. He is well-known nationally for his passion to serve, bringing hope and encouragement to those in need. In April, his organization was awarded the 2017 Community Leadership Award from the director of the FBI for the its outstanding service and commitment to Kansas City. “When people see our vehicles out serving through our many outreach programs, out aiding first responders and on disaster scenes, they know hope has arrived,” he says. “Our team of volunteers is there to make a difference.”

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Movers + Shakers

ARTICLE NATALIE FIELEKE

PHOTOGRAPHY JANIE JONES

INSPIRING GREATNESS

Bill Baird Lee’s Summit Mayor Bill Baird is passionate about his hometown, and he views himself as an advocate for the community. “I believe in the collective voice of the people,” he says. “It’s my priority to engage the community, provide information in a user-friendly way and give our citizens opportunities to share their feedback and opinions.” A commercial and residential real estate broker in Lee’s Summit for the past 20 years, he has volunteered, fundraised and served on numerous nonprofit boards throughout his career. Each service experience makes him a better community member, he says. When his school board term ended, he felt he had more to give in the way of public service, so he ran for mayor. He took office in April. “I believe in giving our citizens, businesses, organizations and stakeholders more opportunities to collaborate with each other and the city,” he says.

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M at t S a n n i n g As executive director of Lee’s Summit Social Services, Matt Sanning’s role is to help sustain and evolve a support network for local families that have found themselves in tough times. Each day, he hopes he has the opportunity to make someone else’s day better. He says he has a front-row seat to witness the amazing community of volunteers and donors as they create solutions for families in need through their hard work, huge hearts and unwavering commitment. Outside of work, he says his passion is to serve wherever he’s needed. He particularly enjoys being a part of the Lee’s Summit Rotary Club. “The ability to serve the community or the world is never far away,” he says. “So we pick a service idea that we have a passion for, and we go. It’s much more fun to serve with others, and it builds incredible bonds.”

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Corey McDonald Corey McDonald, the pastor at New Springs Community Church, has a unique vision for how his congregation will invest in the community. In November 2017, the church opened New Springs Community Clinic, which provides free medical care to anyone who needs it on the third Sunday of every month. He doesn’t believe his church can impact the community only through a Sunday morning service. He envisions his church serving as a corridor for medical and mental health care as well as a foundation for building relationships with caring, genuine community members. “When people walk into the clinic, I want them to feel like they’re in a professional setting and that they’re loved and cared for,” he says. “We don’t want them to feel like a second-class citizen because they don’t have insurance. We want them to feel good.” For more information about New Springs Community Clinic, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, visit NewSpringsClinic.org.

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ARTICLE NICOLE LAVINE

RYAN PINKSON IS A PICTURE OF THE MODERN MIDWEST ARTIST. He sports a mustache, skateboards at 31 years old, and frequents the West Bottoms. His unassuming demeanor would never give away his musical success. Now a director and producer at Primary Color Music Studios, Pinkston joins the founder, Sam Billen, and

While playing 'cover' songs with friends was enjoyable,

others in creating custom music for films, commercials

it didn’t scratch his itch. “I was way more intrigued with

and video games.

dissecting songs...the process of dissecting it to learn

When Pinkson isn’t helping to craft jingles for Wendy’s hamburgers, he fills his days by queuing up the voice memo ap on his phone and creating new sounds. Pinkson’s style leans toward the experimental and unconventional. “If I had to call it anything, I would say it’s experimental pop” Pinkston said. “I like there to be a good kind of dissonance that may spark a weird interest. I want people to love and get lost in my music.” Pinkson grew up in a musical house hold in Lees Summit Missouri. His mother was and still is a music teacher. Growing up in a household of musicians, Pinskson was the black sheep; he had little interested in mastering an instrument until a fateful day when he and his older brother stumbled upon a dusty guitar in their basement.

how to play it...how all these layers and structures and chords come together." Pinkston’s first taste of the professional music world when he was invited to play as a guitar player and vocalist for The Republic Tigers in 2006. It was a quick turn over from the band's small-time gigs to ‘label’ performances. “We started playing shows at the beginning of 2007, and by the summer we already had labels coming out to see us. It was crazy how in under a year’s time we were already signed to a major label.” The Republic Tigers made an appearance on the David Letterman show in May 2008. Pinkston’s most recent accomplishment has been collaborating with Trevor Hawkins, the director and

The guitar ignited Pinkson’s passion for music. He first

writer for the independent film Lotawana. Pinkston

learned the anatomy of the guitar by laying it flat across

created the original score for the entire movie which is

his lap and plucking the strings. By the time he was 14,

anticipated to be released this year.

Pinkson was creating his own music.

“I have friends who are constantly pushing me to do more with my music and not sit on my ideas” Pinkston said. But I...like being reclusive in a sense. Music is my pace to go. I have to (make music). The older I have gotten the more I have learned about my relationship with music. You can’t explain yourself to everyone so you just make your music and let it be that. That’s it.”

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“If I had to call it anything, I would say it’s experimental pop” Pinkston said. “I like there to be a good kind of dissonance that may spark a weird interest. I want people to love and get lost in my music.”

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DIRECTIONS 1. Mix the flour, paprika, garlic powder and cayenne pepper together in a shallow bowl. 2. Fill your skillet with oil to about 1-inch deep and heat to 350 degrees. 3. Coat your chicken breasts in the flour and seasoning mixture, then carefully place them into the heated oil. 4. Cook until golden brown with an internal temperature of 165 degrees. 5. Lightly toast your sesame seed bun, then top with pickles, fried chicken breast and slaw to taste.

FOR THE SLAW Combine mayo, hot sauce, garlic and dill pickle juice with shredded red cabbage, pickled onions and candied jalapeños.

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IN A BREAKFAST MOOD? CREATE THIS SANDWICH WITH WAFFLES INSTEAD OF A BUN AND ADD SYRUP TO THE CHICKEN ONCE FRIED.


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2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons dried oregano Salt and pepper, to taste Choice of steak Fresh flour or corn tortillas Lime, optional

DIRECTIONS 1. Blend the red onion, garlic, adobo sauce, olive oil and seasoning in a food processor or blender, adding water as needed until smooth. 2. Marinate the steak in the mixture for at least 30 minutes prior to grilling. 3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large grill pan and add the steak, cooking to desired doneness. Let rest in a foil tent for 10 minutes then chop into small pieces and assemble tacos as desired.

FOR THE RELISH Chop and combine avocado, fresh jalapeño, cilantro, onion, lime juice and salt to taste. Top with queso fresco and pepitas as desired. Steak marinade from CulinaryHill.com

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LOCAL LIMELIGHT

TAORMINA PROVI D ES RAPI D RELI E F FOR GI SYMPTOMS HEARTBURN, HEMORRHOIDS, IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

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For example, many patients are concerned about the long-term side effects of taking omeprazole for heartburn. A new minimally invasive

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surgical procedure, the Linx Reflux Management System, provides relief and allows patients to discontinue their medication, Taormina says.

1985 at the old Lee’s Summit Hospital campus. His career evolved

For patients with GI issues such as food sensitivities and bloating, the

as he built his practice in its current location on Ralph Powell Road

office has the ability to diagnose SIBO (small bacterial gut overgrowth),

in 2003. In January 2018, he transitioned from being part of a larger

which is associated with many issues potentially related to irritable bowel

group to open his own independent practice – Midwest GI health

syndrome. Once a condition is diagnosed, Taormina works to address the

– in the same location.

issue with complementary therapies and integrated medicine.

“I’m excited to enter into this new phase of my career, providing

“There’s a lot of evidence that dietary manipulation, supplements

more outpatient therapies for patients,” Taormina says. “We’re look-

and behavior modification in the form of stress reduction can have

ing to provide care to the community for a long time.”

an impact on GI health,” he says.

In Taormina’s new practice environment, the focus is to provide high-quality, rapid outpatient evaluation of GI problems. He is

Even with seemingly benign conditions, it’s important to assume nothing when it comes to GI health.

joined part-time by gastroenterologist Richard Lozoff, MD, as well

With heartburn, an endoscopic evaluation is important, because it

as two nurse practitioners who specialize in inflammatory bowel

can help determine the true cause of the burning sensation that can

disorders and colorectal issues.

radiate through the chest and into the throat and neck. Many times,

When procedural follow-up is needed after a clinical diagnosis, Taormina operates at the Midwest Physicians Surgery Center where

what people are treating as heartburn can be precancerous lesions on the esophagus, Taormina says.

he is also the medical director. The surgery center is the only endos-

And the same holds true for colon cancer screening. While people

copy unit in Western Missouri accredited by the American Society

with an average risk of colon cancer should begin screening at age

for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).

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The surgery center offers patients the ability to have their proce-

and weight loss are all red flags.

dure, recover and return home the same day. Outpatient procedures are more cost-effective, convenient and help minimize patients’ risk for hospital acquired infections, Taormina notes. Some of the most common conditions Taromina treats include irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), Chron’s,

For more information about common GI conditions or to make an appointment, visit midwestgihealth.com or call (816) 836-2200.

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JUNE

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR

8 MUSIC IN THE PARK

feature antique pottery, china, toys, linens, collectibles, furniture, jewelry, book and more from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. on June 16 and 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on June 17.

Howard Station Park 3rd & SE Main Lee's Summit, MO 64063

Enjoy free Friday night concerts featuring a variety of musical genres in Howard Station Park in Downtown Lee’s Summit. Guests are encour-

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FUN & FLIGHT PRESENTED BY LEE'S SUMMIT MUNICIPAL AIRPORT 402 NE Leinweber Rd., (east side of the airport)

Do you love airplanes and flying?

1112 East 163rd Street,

The Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport

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Raymore, MO 64083

invites the community to its Airport

Memorial Day weekend and runs

All proceeds will support the mental and

Open House. Admission is free to

through Labor Day weekend.

emotional wellness of Cass County chil-

this family-friendly event which of-

dren, individuals and families through

fers fun and flight with static aircraft

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Pathways Community Health, your local

displays, aviation-related vendors,

community mental health partner.

helicopter rides (for a fee), kids ac-

8:00 AM—Light breakfast and flight

tivities, and much more.

PAINT IN YOUR BACKYARD: INTRODUCTION TO PLEIN AIR WATERCOLOR PAINTING

registration at the Creekmoor Club-

Powell Gardens 1609 N.W. U.S.

ment • Flight Prizes and Door Prizes

aged to bring lawn chairs and/or

house

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Highway 50 | Kingsville, MO

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using oil vs. watercolor. We will ven-

THE PACKING PARTY

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The Stanley

Car Museum in Grandview Missouri

sketch from nature and demonstrate

The Packing Party is an annual event

and would like to extend the invitation

watercolor techniques indoors.

hosted by Launch and Lee’s Summit

for you and your organization to join

CARES. The event honors Lee’s Sum-

us. There will be dinner, live music,

mit women, Class of 2018. Get ideas

dancing, a silent auction and more!

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should be taking on their next adventure. LSLaunch.weebly.com Doors

Legacy Park Amphitheater

open at 5:15 p.m. for registration and

A free event billed as a loving tribute to

reception. Dinner begins at 6 p.m.

& Mamas, re-creates the musical chemistry of one of the few North American groups to maintain widespread success

Fundraiser at the Armacost Vintage

and advice about what graduates

the original 1960s rock band, The Papas

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during the British Invasion. For more in-

FOURTH FRIDAYS ART WALK

formation, visit  CityOfLS.net

3rd and Douglas

a "Surfer Girl" named "Barbara Ann"

Fourth Fridays Art Walks in Down-

in a "Little Deuce Coupe?" A Land-

town Lee’s Summit are packed with

sharks Beach Boys Tribute concert is

a variety of activities including artist

fun and interactive and full of those

receptions, artist showcases, Music

great Beach Boy harmonies! For tick-

in the Park at Howard Station Park,

et purchases, visit TheLandsharks.

Crown Center

street theatre, Yoga in the Streets,

BrownPaperTickets.com.

The 16th annual free  festival will

and even some surprises!

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PARTING THOUGHTS

ROAST AND BREW PHOTOGRAPHY JANIE JONES

WHAT'S BETTER THAN A FRESH CUP OF ROASTED COFFEE TO GET YOUR DAY STARTED? Home roasting ensures that your coffee is as fresh as possible, and the roast is as light or dark as you prefer. Choose green beans that are uniform in size and color. This ensures an even and consistent roast and flavor. Getting these two elements correct - color and size - is vital to avoid producing coffee with an inconsistent and unfavorable flavor.​ WHAT YOU’LL NEED: + Air Popcorn Popper. + Two metal mesh colanders. + Bowl or other container to place in front of the popper + Oven mitt + Airtight container + 1/2 cup raw green coffee beans Step 1: Measure out 1/2 cup green coffee beans and pour them into the popper where you would normally pour the popcorn kernels. Step 2:  Turn on the air popper. Place the bowl in front of the machine where the popped popcorn would exit, to catch the chaff. Watch the beans swirling around in the machine. They are not going to pop out the way popcorn would. In a few minutes, as the machine heats up, you’ll see the beans turning brown. Next, you’ll hear the beans starting to making a cracking sound. At the first crack, this will produce a light roast. The longer you let the beans roast from this point on, the darker the roast you will achieve. You will hear the beans pop like popcorn for several seconds. Then the sound will taper off. The next stage is when the beans start to sound more like Rice Krispies crackling in milk. This is called the “second crack” and signals that you have reached what is called a dark roast. Step 3: The minute you have reached your desired roast, turn off the air popper very quickly and pour the beans out of the popper into one of the colanders. Step 5: Place the beans in a container that has a tight-fitting lid. However, do not apply the lid at this time. Freshly roasted beans must be allowed to “de-gas” for at least two hours, up to overnight, to achieve their full coffee flavor. Steps by Mary Hunt of Every Day Cheapskate

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