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The Examiner

COMMUNITY

• Civic organizations

Outlets for your inner philanthropist

u BLUE SPRINGS JAYCEES This is a national organization that depends on volunteers, between the ages of 18 and 40, to improve community quality of life. Jaycees is typically involved in a variety of projects that are divided into four categories: Business, individual, community and international. Jaycees is divided into chapters and districts. They meet on Monday evenings at different locations; please call for location. For more information, call 816-392-3427. u BLUE SPRINGS ROTARY CLUB This branch of the worldwide organization seeks to contribute to the Blue Springs local community, as well as the global community. This chapter is in District 6040 of Rotary International, which has more than

33,000 clubs worldwide. They meet from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday at the Blue Springs Country Club, 1600 N.W. Circle Drive. For more information, call Carolyn at 816-2205585 or visit www.rotary6040.org. u ELKS LODGE The Elks National Foundation seeks to build stronger communities. The Elks seek to give youth a healthy beginning, never forget veterans, and help state Elks associations to accomplish their charitable objectives. This chapter is in District 4790, Lodge 2509. They meet the first and third Thursday of the month at the Elks Lodge, 100 N.E. Brizendine Road. You may contact them at bpoe2509@att. net or visit www.elks.org or call 816229-6081.

u KIWANIS CLUB Kiwanis Club is a global organization that is located in 80 nations. Kiwanis looks to accomplish together what one person cannot alone. Members stage nearly 150,000 service projects and raise $107 million annually. The Blue Springs chapter meets Tuesdays at noon at the Blue Springs Country Club, 1600 N.W. Circle Drive. For more information, call President Tom Marthaler at 816-229-2522. u LIONS CLUB Lions Club International is the world’s largest service club organization. They are located in more than 206 countries. The Lions serve a number of causes, such as the blind and disabled, feeding the hungry, caring for the environment and often serv-

• Family Week

ing local children and schools through recreation, mentoring and scholarships. They meet at the Bean Counter Cafe inside Lead Bank, 9019 S. Missouri 7. For more information, call President Stu May at 816-694-0510. u ST. MARY’S MEDICAL CENTER AUXILIARY St. Mary’s Auxiliary seeks to benefit both the Medical Center and the community. The organization promotes wealth and welfare in the community, volunteers in the St. Mary’s gift shop, and helps sponsor charity events, such as the Butterfly Ball. The Auxiliary gives scholarships for nursing education to nurses employed at St. Mary’s Medical Center, 201 W. R.D. Mize Road. For more information, call 816-655-5362. – Jillayne Ritchie www.entofgkc.com

Jackson County Family Week Address: 790 W. U.S. 40, PMB 271 Phone: 816-228-1795 Website: www.jacksoncountyfamilyweek.org Social media: www.facebook.com/#!/JacksonCountyFamilyWeek Part of the community: 1998 Role in the community: The focus of Jackson County Family Week is to encourage families to spend more time together, always “putting families first.” More about Family Week: Family Week is held each year, usually during April. Among the activities during the week-long event is honoring the Family of the Year. Other activities include an essay contests and a family time contest. During this activity, families can submit coupons explaining how they have increase their time together as a family. Funding: Private funding. Major fundraisers: Friends of the Family. The program offers $150 sponsorships to area businesses. Contact: Diane Mack, 816-228-1795. – Kelly Evenson

4880 NE Goodview Circle Lee’s Summit, MO 64064

William B. Mangum, MD, FACS ❏

205 W. R.D. Mize Road, Suite 208 Blue Springs, MO 64014

Andrew S. Pavlovich, MD, FACS ❏

John C. Ellis, MD, FACS ❏ Kelvin L. Walls, MD ❏ Mark O. Covington, MD ❏

Phone: 816-478-4200 Fax: 816-875-2597

(816) 690-6566 1900 Broadway • Oak Grove • Full-Spectrum Quality Family Healthcare for Over 30 Years • Most Same-Day Appointments Accommodated • New Patients Welcome! • X-Rays and Lab Draws Done In-House

Steve T. Gialde, D.O. Bryan Hughes, M.D. • Matthew John, M.D. Stephanie Hutchison, FNP

Blue Springs City Guide 2012  

2012 Guide to Blue Springs, Missouri

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