Reader's Choice 11

2017

Food and Beverages

BEST BAKERY AND 
BEST BREAKFAST/BRUNCH

Neighborhood Café
104 SE Third St., Lee’s Summit, MO
816.524.4545
| NeighborhoodCafe.com

Neighbor’s Café was born on February 14, 2001, under Don and Sheryl Roberts and Phil Roberts. In January 2011, Neighbor’s Cafe closed its doors. One month later, the restaurant was reopened as Neighborhood Cafe by Tony Olson, Bob Baker and Ben Wine. Neighborhood Cafe still serves the homestyle favorites everyone has come to love and, more importantly, carries on the cinnamon roll tradition!

Neighborhood Café invites you to come be a part of their history and the history of downtown Lee’s Summit. The spirit of family, community and conversation is alive and well at Neighborhood Café.

BEST BARBECUE

Fiorella’s Jack 
Stack Barbecue
1840 NW Chipman Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
816.621.7427
| JackStackBBQ.com

Jack Stack has brought the finest in traditional Kansas City barbecue to Lee’s Summit with its newest restaurant in Summit Woods Crossing. Dine inside or kick back, relax and enjoy the legendary hickory-roasted barbecue with family and friends on the beautiful patio. Or, if you prefer, take advantage of convenient carryout service. No matter how you like your Jack Stack, it’s a memorable dining experience beyond expectation. Reservations are available for parties of six or more.

BEST COCKTAIL

The W
6 1/2 SE Third St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.287.0000
| TheW.Bar

The W opened in downtown Lee’s Summit in May 2015 and remains dedicated to bringing unrivaled drink quality and service to a discerning crowd of grown-ups.

The W focuses primarily on their rotating seasonal cocktail menu that always includes the classics like their famous Smoked Vanilla, yet they also have more than 300 spirits on the menu including over 200 whiskeys.

The W is one of Kansas City’s most awarded bars and has become a Lee’s Summit institution since it opened. The W is tucked discreetly on the second floor of 6 ½ West Third, offering an intimate lounge accommodating 38 guests inside and 12 on the patio.

Access is by reservation only for Thursday, Friday and Saturday and can be made via text message to 816.287.0000.

BEST SUSHI

Mr. Sushi
995 NE Rice Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
816.554.4888
| MrSushiLeesSummit.com

Since 2003, Mr. Sushi has gained a wonderful reputation for excellent food and great service. Mr. Sushi provides a relaxing atmosphere for everyone and prides themselves as a family-oriented restaurant.If you are looking for a different and fun-filled dining experience, this Japanese steakhouse is a superb choice that won’t disappoint. The trained chefs enjoy entertaining guests with their amazing talents. If you have never experienced a Japanese steakhouse before, Mr. Sushi encourages you to give them a try.

BEST SEAFOOD

Marina Grog & Galley
22 A St., Lake Lotawana, MO 64086
816.578.5511
| MarinaGrogAndGalley.com

The Marina Grog & Galley is a hidden treasure located in Lake Lotawana. Whether you are sitting at one of the many outdoor tables overlooking the lake or at a great table inside, the ambiance and atmosphere of Marina Grog and Galley is second to none. The Marina has a menu that offers a classic selection of fine dry-aged steaks and other meat specialties. Fish and shellfish make up much of the bill of fare. Fresh fish is flown in two or three times a week—snapper, mahi-mahi and ahi tuna from Hawaii and salmon from New Zealand. Marina Grog and Galley features a wine list that entails more than 150 different wines from all over the world so you should never miss a Wine Lovers Wednesday. The Marina now offers a bar happy hour menu every night along with brunch every Sunday.

BEST TAVERN/
SPORTS BAR

Stuey McBrew’s
321 SE Main St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.600.5560
| StueyMcBrews.com

Stuey McBrew’s is a lively neighborhood sports bar & grill featuring craft beers, wings, tacos & music on the patio.They have a happy hour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and outdoor concerts on Fridays and Saturdays from May-September.

BEST LOCAL COFFEE SHOP

Whistle Stop Coffee and Mercantile
227 SE Main St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.525.4545
| WhistleStopCoffee.com

Located in the heart of downtown Lee’s Summit, The Whistle Stop Coffee and Mercantile has been the local go-to coffee shop since 1993. Featuring more than 40 different gourmet coffee beans and an ever-growing flavored latte menu, it’s easy to find your new favorite drink!  Feeling hungry? Stop in for a unique breakfast and lunch menu—they are both a must! You can also find a delicious array of local and homemade pastries that will tempt any sweet tooth! Visit WhistleStopCoffee.com and check out the lattes of the month and the full breakfast and lunch menu!

BEST BURGER AND 
BEST NEW RESTAURANT

Third Street Social
123 SE Third St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.384.2123 |
ThirdStreetSocial.com

Third Street Social is an American restaurant that is inspired to bring the big city feel to Lee’s Summit. After witnessing the culture of different restaurants in Chicago, Domhnall Molloy and Andy Lock immediately knew they wanted to bring that same feeling back home. Arnold Hall is the perfect spot to create this atmosphere. With it, Third Street Social can provide a unique spot that boasts plush booths, exposed beams, a large open kitchen and a three-season patio. Alongside a menu that is driven by the chefs’ imaginations, how can you not have something to talk about with friends and family while you’re here?

BEST STEAKHOUSE AND 
BEST FINE DINING

Summit Grill
4835 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
816.795.1299
| SummitGrillKC.com

Summit Grill is a casual American restaurant opened in Lee’s Summit in 2012 and Kansas City’s historic Waldo neighborhood in 2014. The restaurant features a chef-driven menu led by culinary director Po Wang. The menu features brunch, lunch, happy hour and dinner with a range of options including hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, salads, burgers and dessert creations made by expert pastry chef Nicolette Foster. Summit Grill is led by long-time restaurateurs Andy Lock and Domhnall Molloy who have more than 40 years of combined restaurant experience.

BEST CRAFT BEER

Grains and Taps
10 SW Third St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.866.5827
| GrainsAndTaps.com

Grains & Taps is a craft beer bar and homebrew supply store located in downtown Lee’s Summit. The bar at Grains & Taps features a rotating selection of craft beers on 24 taps. Weekly special tappings and beer-related events are a main attraction for beer connoisseurs. Novice craft beer drinkers are always thankful for the knowledgeable bartenders’ helpful suggestions. For those who prefer a night without beer, Grains & Taps’ menu features a sound set of cocktails, wine and liquor to match the impressive beer list. So, have a seat at the bar, get acquainted and get ready for a great craft beer experience at Grains & Taps!

Beauty and Fashion

BEST HAIR SALON

Salon Metric
28 SE Third St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.554.4545
| SalonMetric.com

Exceptional service and talented artists are what has made Salon Metric a household name. Located in historic downtown Lee’s Summit, Salon Metric has certainly contributed to the overall artistic vibe of the area. Metric has some of the top stylists in the city who concentrate on services for both men and women.Each service is truly an experience as the clientele become friends and family. Owners Ian and Tara O’Connell opened Metric in 2012 and will be celebrating the salon’s five-year anniversary in October. Cheers to the incredible staff, loyal clients and this great city!

Metric is a L’Oreal Professional Salon.

BEST MEN’S BARBER/SALON

John’s Barber Shop
217 SE Douglas St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.524.1711
| JohnsBS.com

John’s Barber Shop opened in 1941 in downtown, smack dab in the heart of Lee’s Summit. The shop has always felt like a pretty good measure of the pulse of the community because it has a very broad range of customers from young to the more experienced in life–or should we say mature. While they’ve been in business for many years, they are also a shop that has stayed relevant to trends and styles. They can do the old-fashioned high and tight as well as the hard part and fades that are very popular right now, and everything in-between. They have a lot of fun with their customers, and many of the customers become friends.

BEST CHILDREN’S CLOTHING

Wild Child
630 MO Route 291, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
816.554.1009
| WildChildResale.com

Wild Child is a locally-owned and operated children’s resale boutique that pays consignors cash for gently-used name-brand clothing, toys and equipment. Consignors wishing to shop receive 25 percent more in store credit when trading with Wild Child! The store prides itself on providing the best prices, selection and customer service amongst resale competitors. Wild Child also offers the area’s largest selection of new children’s boutique items. Thank you to the community for your continued support and this honorable nomination.

BEST WOMEN’S CLOTHING

LOFT Next Door
860 NW Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
816.246.2029
| LOFT.com

Located in the Summit Fair Shops, LOFT Next Door is known for its career wear, dresses and separates in contemporary styles.

BEST JEWELER

Eskew’s Fine Jewelers
446 MO Route 291, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
816.524.5228
| EskewJewelers.com

Eskew’s Fine Jewelers has been family-owned and operated for 30 years. They provide personal and friendly service and a fantastic selection of fine jewelry, crystal and watches to choose from. If you are after a one-of-a-kind piece, Eskews’ in-house artisans are ready to serve you by creating your unique custom jewelry piece or set. They also provide a full line of jewelry and watch repair services.

Medical Services

BEST PEDIATRIC DENTIST

Spencer & Spencer Pediatric Dentistry
301 NE Mulberry St., #201, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
816.607.6000
| SpencerDental.com

Spencer & Spencer Pediatric Dentistry provides specialized dentistry for children and adolescents in a warm, caring and child-friendly environment. As pediatric dentists, their two-three years of additional training after dental school has prepared them for the unique dental needs of each child they serve. They focus on preventive care to help each child grow a healthy smile that will last a lifetime. The office serves infants, children, teens and children with special health care needs.

BEST ORTHODONTIST

Blackwell, Nill & Francois
10 NW Chipman Road, Lees’ Summit, MO 64063
816.524.6525
| BlackwellNillFrancois.com

Excellence, ability, attitude and education describe this orthodontic practice near downtown Lee’s Summit. The practice was started by Dr. Dan Blackwell in 1972, and Lee’s Summit became home to his family. So, in 1996 when his daughter, Dr. Beth Blackwell Nill, graduated from the Mayo Clinic Orthodontic program, she felt drawn back to Lee’s Summit to join her father. The two worked side by side in Lee’s Summit while also teaching at UMKC’s School of Dentistry where they found one of the best orthodontists to come through UMKC’s orthodontic program, Dr. Scott Francois.Dr. Francois joined the practice in 2001, and they have all worked together to provide orthodontic experiences and patient smiles that are unmatched.

BEST DENTIST

Fender Family Dentistry
519 SW Third St., Suite G, Lee’s Summit, MO, 64063
816.524.3434
| FenderFamilyDentistry.com

Fender Family Dentistry helps patients feel and look their very best by providing them with outstanding dental care. The dentists have been practicing in Lee’s Summit for more than 25 years and offer their patients general dentistry as well as orthodontic care utilizing the most current and advanced technologies and materials.

New technologies help in early detection and treatment of gum and tooth concerns. With early detection, fillings can be pain-free with no injection required and air abrasion and laser techniques minimize tooth loss which promotes the patient’s long-term tooth structure health.

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

Raintree Medical and Chiropractic Center
931 SW Lemans Lane, Lee’s Summit, MO 64082
816.623.3020
| RaintreeChiro.com

The patients of Raintree Medical and Chiropractic Center know no matter what is causing their pain, the team—who can address pain in a multitude of ways—will have a treatment for them. Not only does Raintree have chiropractors using state-of-the-art equipment including spinal decompression tables, electrical stimulation and cold laser, but they also have massage therapists and acupuncturists. Raintree wants to treat patients’ pain but also keep them living healthy which is why they recently added a fitness and rehab center free for patients. Personal training and nutritional counseling also are available. If you’ve never been to the office, keep Raintree in mind for the next time you need care. You’ll appreciate the warm, friendly atmosphere of the caring staff and convenient hours make it possible to see a doctor before or after your 8-5 job and on Saturdays.

BEST DERMATOLOGIST AND MEDSPA

Lee’s Summit Dermatology Associates
276 NE Tudor Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
816.525.8500
| SkinHealthCare.org

Lee’s Summit Dermatology Associates (LSDA) serves the dermatology and cosmetic skin care needs of adults and children. The dermatology providers include Dr. Gary McEwen, the founding physician, and nurse practitioners Amber Kunshek, Taryne Hensley and Katie Duke. LSDA provides medical and surgical dermatology services with the highest level of respect for the diversity and individuality of the patients. The medspa is staffed with specially trained aestheticians who delight in serving patients by creating skin treatment plans, performing laser and aesthetic treatments, and recommending appropriate home skin care products and regimens. Located across from Lee’s Summit North High School in Tudor Square, LSDA is proud to serve not only Lee’s Summit but clients from all over the KC metro area.

BEST PEDIATRICIAN

Raintree Pediatrics
995 SW 34th St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64082
816.525.4700
| Raintree-Pediatrics.com

Raintree Pediatrics’ mission is to provide the most compassionate, quality, medically advanced care in a professional, respectful and friendly environment. They partner with families to promote education, a healthy lifestyle and prevention of disease. Raintree’s practitioners practice medicine as a team through collaboration, communication and cooperation, and value the contributions of all staff members in providing excellent medical care and service. Raintree’s goal is to help parents raise healthy, happy children.

BEST FAMILY PHYSICIAN

Rachel Hailey – 
Family Health Specialists 
of Lee’s Summit
2000 SE Blue Parkway, Suite 270 B, 
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.524.8488
| MyMidwestPhysician.com

Rachel Hailey MD, FAAFP, has been in family practice in Lee’s Summit for more than 16 years. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City six-year medical program in 1998 and completed her family medicine residency at Baptist Medical Center in 2001. Dr. Hailey is employed by HCA at Family Health Specialists of Lee’s Summit, which is located on the campus of Lee’s Summit Medical Center. She is board-certified and just recently earned her Degree of Fellow for her commitment to quality improvement, leadership, volunteer teaching and public service.

BEST DAY SPA

Innovations Salon and Spa
801 NE Woods Chapel Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
816.524.4247 | ISSKC.com

The staff at Innovations Salon and Spa is highly trained and specializes in the latest techniques to give you the very best results for every spa or hair service. From custom cuts and color to manicure and pedicure services to specialized skin care treatments and relaxing massages, be assured that you are in good hands.

BEST OB-GYN

Ingenué Faith Cobbinah – 
Saint Luke’s 
Women’s Health East
2737 NE McBaine Drive, 
Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
816.251.5780
SaintLukesHealthSystem.org

Board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist Ingenué Faith Cobbinah sees patients at Saint Luke’s Women’s Health East in Lee’s Summit. Dr. Cobbinah provides annual well-woman exams throughout all phases of life, from puberty to post-menopause. She also provides prenatal care to women from conception through delivery, including both vaginal and cesarean delivery. Additionally, she treats more complicated conditions, including pelvic floor prolapse, infertility, menstrual disorders, gynecologic surgery, and incontinence—and offers contraceptive management and family counseling. With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Cobbinah prides herself on her ability to provide family-oriented obstetric care and individual care plans for her patients, 
resulting in personal nurturing relationships between patient and physician.

BEST OPTOMETRIST

Discover Vision Centers
425 NW Murray Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
816.478.1230 | DiscoverVision.com

Discover Vision Centers is a locally-owned business that has been serving the Kansas City community for more than 40 years. With eight locations throughout Missouri and Kansas, Discover Vision offers total family eye care ranging from comprehensive eye exams for all ages to advanced no-stitch cataract and LASIK surgery.

BEST VETERINARIAN

Dr. Robert Hertzog – 
Lee’s Summit Animal Hospital
411 SW Market St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
810 NW Commerce Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
816.524.0464
| LeesSummitAnimalHospital.com

The veterinarians at Lee’s Summit Animal Hospital has been providing quality veterinary care for large and small animals in the same location in downtown Lee’s Summit for more than 60 years. Their mission is to provide your pet with the best care possible. They pride themselves on their compassionate support staff and doctors with many years of experience. With two locations in the area, Lee’s Summit Animal Hospital provides community services to more than just animals. They have established partnerships through job shadowing and preceptorship for students from area high schools, colleges and the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine.

BEST COSMETIC SURGEON

Dr. Jerome Lamb
4820 South Arrowhead Drive, 
Independence, MO 64055
816.795.5262
| HealthyLooks.com

Dr. Lamb is a native of Kansas City and has been in practice since 1988. He is a past president of the Kansas City Plastic Surgery Society. He is also a distinguished member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lamb has produced award-winning research since medical school, most recently receiving a prestigious recognition of the top cosmetic surgery paper in the Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery Journal and is a published author with Thiem medical publishers. With his experience and credentials, Dr. Lamb brings a wealth of knowledge to every patient. His practice offers a complete range of procedures from minimally-invasive enhancements to comprehensive cosmetic surgery for both women and men.

Recreation + Family Resources

BEST FITNESS CENTER

Legacy Park Community Center
901 Bluestem Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
816.969.1550
| CityOfLS.net

Legacy Park Community Center opened its doors in January 2004. The facility was designed to accommodate all ages for all seasons and continues to expand its offerings. The 58,000-square-foot center has a gymnasium used for basketball, volleyball, pickleball and group fitness; two racquetball courts; indoor aquatics area with a lap pool, leisure pool and a hot tub; personal training studio; wellness floor; cardio room, aerobics studio, cycling studio and elevated walking track. Child care is available for children 6 months to 9 years. Bicycles, canoes and stand-up paddleboards are available to rent for free.

BEST KIDS ACTIVITY

Paradise Park
1021 NE Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
816.246.5224
| Paradise-Park.com

Paradise Park is Kansas City’s premier destination for fun and adventure in a wholesome, safe and family-friendly environment for all ages. Designed as a place for our community to gather and connect through fun, the park offers 15 acres of indoor and outdoor attractions, including go-karts, mini golf, three types of laser tag, rock climbing, bumper cars, batting cages, game room, a unique Discovery Play center for little ones and more. They’ve recently added two escape rooms, in partnership with the local Exit Room Express. A great venue for educational school field trips, birthday parties, fundraisers, team building, meetings and family reunions.

BEST TUTORING SERVICE

Sylvan Learning Center
1184 Douglas St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
816.299.4272
| SylvanLearning.com

You child’s needs are unique, so you shouldn’t settle for a one-size-fits-all-approach to learning! When you turn to Sylvan Learning Centers in Lee’s Summit, you can expect their talented tutors to deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to go further in school and beyond.They offer everything from ACT and SAT test prep and college readiness to math skill programs and innovate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, so kids are kept engaged and motivated to accomplish their goals every step of the way. Sylvan knows how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL

Summit Christian Academy
1450 SW Jefferson St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
816.525.1480
| Summit-Christian-Academy.org

Established in 1989, Summit Christian Academy is one of the top five private schools in the Kansas City area and has been providing excellent academics in a Christian environment to the Kansas City metro area for 27 years. SCA is an independent, nondenominational Christian school serving 800 preschool through high school students. Located on a 36-acre campus, SCA holds dual accreditation through North Central Association and Association of Christian Schools International.

BEST DOG CARE/GROOMING

Cuddle Up Pup
951 NE Wildwood Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
816.492.5533
| CuddleUpPup.com

Cuddle Up Pup is your premier, luxury pet resort that offers all-inclusive boarding, doggie day care, grooming and retail. The facility is unique in design and comfort with its multiple indoor play rooms, where your dog can choose to lounge around on our cozy furniture or play with their friends in groups appropriate to their size and personality. There are multiple outdoor play areas with artificial turf. After a long day of play, each dog can retire into their own private suite that has been designed to mimic a homelike feel. The popular suites have full tempered glass doors and cozy bedding for each pup to snuggle into a good night’s sleep. With 24/7 care, amazing staff members watch over your loved one throughout the night. Your dog will enjoy the full-service grooming spa, where each dog is hand blown dried and sent home clean, fresh and beautiful.

Home and Repair

BEST ROOFER

Lee’s Summit Roofing
11 SW Third St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.554.8585
| LeesSummitRoofing.com

Lee’s Summit Roofing was established in 2001. Today, they perform more than 400 projects each year, primarily composition re-roofing and repairs. They are certified with GAF and Certainteed shingle manufacturers and are licensed in most cities. In addition to composition roofing, they have experience with concrete tile, synthetic slates, cedar shake/shingles, standing seam and stone coated steel, and experience with low-slope products including TPO, Modified Bitumen and EPDM. Other services include ventilation, light carpentry, insulation, skylights, guttering/leaf protection, vinyl windows and siding. Lee’s Summit Roofing’s objective is to provide honest analysis, options relating to your project (written proposals) and efficient installations. Their commitment to you is simply to be accountable and responsible.

BEST HOME BUILDER

Summit Custom Homes
120 SE 30th St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64082
816.326.2909
| SummitCustomHomesKC.com

Summit Homes is Kansas City’s leading new home builder, dedicated to delivering a world-class customer experience and building high-quality, innovative new homes in Kansas City. In 2016, Summit has won more than 100 awards for excellence and has been named among Kansas City Business Journal’s Champions of Business, Builder Magazine’s Top 10 Up-and-Coming Building Firms and the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. Summit Homes consistently receive American Dream Awards as well as Distinctive Plan and Design and the Pick of the Parade designations during the semi-annual Home Builder Association of Greater Kansas City’s Parade of Homes.

BEST HOME REMODELER

KC Roofing and Renovation Solutions LLC
923 NE Woods Chapel Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
816.896.2462
| KCRRSolutions.com

KC Roofing and Renovation Solutions is a local, family-owned, full-service roofing company that operates in the Kansas City metro area. It is a fully licensed, bonded and insured company, and prides itself in not only providing the highest-quality products but also exceptional customer service because 100 percent customer satisfaction is the No. 1 priority. KC Roofing and Renovation Solutions specializes in residential and commercial roofing, as well as home remodeling and renovations. With more than 25 years of experience, the staff provides free storm damage assessments and is experienced in assisting homeowners throughout the insurance claim process. KC Roofing and Renovation Solutions was created to provide the Kansas City metro community with a quick, professional and trustworthy company capable of completing any home exterior or interior project.

BEST PAINTER

Major Painting
4236 NE Port Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
816.795.9049
| MajorPaintingCo.com

At Major Painting, the prime focus is to provide excellent customer service to all clients, no matter the size. Headquartered out of Lee’s Summit, Major Painting specializes in commercial repaints for local building owners, property managers and facility managers in the greater Kansas City metro as well as residential repaints for homeowners in the city of Lee’s Summit. With more than 30 years in the coatings business, Major Painting has distinguished itself by taking pride not only in craftsmanship but by developing lasting relationships with its customers through personalized customer service. Many of Major Painting’s customers have been loyal to the company for 25 years or more, making it a testament to Major Painting’s values as well as its commitment to clients.

As your painting contractor, Major Painting’s mission is to provide the highest quality of craftsmanship in the industry, paired with unparalleled customer service, integrity and reliability to all clients. Major Painting believes this formula leads to happy clients and personal, long-lasting relationships!

BEST LANDSCAPER

Ryan Lawn & Tree
5425 Antioch Drive, Merriam
913.381.1505
| RyanLawn.com

Ryan is an employee-owned, role model company in the green industry. They make the outdoors more beautiful, combining science and nature. They work hard to bring residents to the outdoors and grab every opportunity to teach the community about their environment. They pay well, hire the right people, care about staff and help each person be the best they can be. They have that same caring attitude for our customers. Because of their efforts, Ryan Lawn and Tree has a tremendous reputation in their communities. These relationships are built on a foundation of integrity and trust. They do all of this in an environment of serving their Lord with everything they do. Their learning, growing, spiritual environment is making them a sought-after company to be a part of and work for.

BEST LAWN CARE

Weed Man
221 NW Commerce Court, Suite 200, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
816.607.5142
| WeedManUSA.com

In business since 1987, Weed Man is a locally-owned lawn care service operating in four markets across the Midwest and South, specifically Kansas City, Missouri South/Kansas; Des Moines, Iowa; Springfield, Missouri; and Fort Worth, Texas. The business’s mission statement is Right People. Right Service. Right Products. Right Vision. Through ongoing training, customer education, clean trucks, uniformed route managers, positive vendor relations and the use of environmentally-responsible products, Weed Man infuses its mission into every facet of its everyday operations.

BEST PLUMBER

Dalton’s Plumbing
 www.daltonplumbingco.com 
816-524-1210 
For three generations Dalton Plumbing Co. has provided quality plumbing services to the entire KC area. Doug and Amy Dalton are located in Lee’s Summit and take great pride in their community.

BEST PEST CONTROL

Pete’s Pest Control
11944 W. 95th St. Suite 321, Lenexa, KS 66215
913.232.8016
| PeteTheBugGuy.com

Pete’s Pest Control LLC is licensed in Kansas and Missouri and focuses on providing the Kansas City metropolitan area homes and businesses a full range of pest control services at rates that will exterminate the bugs, not your bank account.

BEST HEATING AND COOLING

Groom’s Appliance 
Heating and Cooling
816.524.7184 | GroomsAppliance.com

Groom’s Appliance Heating and Cooling is a small locally-owned family business that has been servicing the Lee’s Summit and surrounding areas for more than 30 years. Groom’s provides exceptional customer service with long-term technicians at a fair price, which provides value to each home owner. They strive to be customers’ first choice for all heating, cooling and major appliance needs by doing minimal advertising and relying mainly on referrals from loyal customers. You can find the owners working side by side and in daily operations getting to know you and your family personally. At Groom’s, they work hard in carrying out their family’s legacy of treating each customer like a member of the family!

BEST AUTO CARE

Virgil’s Garage
946 SE Seventh Terrace, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.524.8299
http://virgilsgarage.wixsite.com/virgils-garage

Virgil’s Garage has a long history in Lee’s Summit after five decades in business. Virgil Bond started the garage, his sons Richard and Ward Bond took it over and, recently, Blake Wood, a 10-year employee at Virgil’s, bought it and is managing the garage with long-time employee Andy Heimsoth and new addition Adam Correa. Virgil’s will be around for another four decades or more!

BEST CLEANING SERVICE

Molly Maid
7720 South Cook Road, Grain Valley, MO 64029
816.228.0067
| MollyMaid.com

Molly Maid of Eastern Jackson County believes earning your trust is just as important as a clean home. That is why they perform every clean according to the needs of their customers. They are looking forward to making your home sparkling clean while giving you back some of the free time you deserve. After all, they’re maid for this!

BEST REALTOR

Pam Bardy
209 SE Douglas St., Lees Summit, MO 64063
81.559.1746
| AskCathy.com

As a full-service Realtor with the Ask Cathy Marketing Group, Pam Bardy’s primary role is the as lead listing specialist. Pam says it is such an amazing opportunity to mix your natural gifts and training with your career—that’s when the magic happens! Pam loves helping people and finds great joy in consulting them through the process. With almost every real estate deal, whether buying or selling, there’s a challenge. Her goal is not to get weighed down but to focus and fix her eye on success, making it a smooth, worry-free transaction. She works with such a talented team with rich knowledge and experience that gets the job done!

BEST INTERIOR DESIGNER

Megan Gensky – Megan Gensky Interiors
979.209.4238
| MeganGenskyInteriors.com

Kansas City-based designer Megan Gensky has a huge passion for people and love for beautiful interiors. Her desire to help clients create the space that speaks to them is what eventually pushed her to start her own business. After having the honor of working for Magnolia Market, she returned home to Kansas City to work for a local builder. During her time there she won several awards at the Fall and Spring Parade of Homes that led to many great opportunities. She knows the challenges when designing a home and her goal for every client is to help achieve not only their needs but also their wants for their space. She offers a wide range of services from new construction, remodeling, staging and even Christmas decorating.

BEST HOME DECOR 
AND FURNISHINGS

Cameron’s Home Furnishings
26 SE Third St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.554.9190

Cameron’s is a home furnishings store located in downtown Lee’s Summit. Owned and operated by the Tominia family since 2001, Cameron’s Home Furnishings loves bringing you fun home decor trends at a price that you love. They look forward to meeting you.

BEST FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

Commerce Bank
750 NE Woods Chapel Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
816.234.2250
| CommerceBank.com

Commerce is a friendly, strong bank that supports personal, business and community growth. As they have for 150 years, customers appreciate that all their banking needs are met, and by a bank that is invested in the local community. Commerce continues to build relationships based on trust, sustained performance and a commitment to the health and vitality of the community.

BEST WEALTH MANAGER

Thom Schlosser – 
Edward Jones
192 NW Oldham Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
816.525.0770
| EdwardJones.com

Thom Schlosser is a lifelong Kansas City resident who resides in Lee’s Summit with his wife, Becky. In the field of finance, Thom has more than 35 years of experience as a financial advisor and has been a certified financial planner since 1984. Thom became a limited partner with Edward Jones in 1983 and was made a general partner in 1995. He stepped down from his regional leader position in 2004 but continues his practice as a financial advisor at his Edward Jones office in The Summit Center in Lee’s Summit.

BEST INSURANCE AGENT

Berry Jennings, State Farm
520 SE MO Route 291, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816.524.8400
| BerryJennings.net

Berry Jennings can help you with any of your insurance needs including auto, home, business, property, life, health, banking products and annuities.

BEST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

John Knox Village
1001 NW Chipman Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
816.892.4294
| JKV.org

There’s a reason it’s called the Village, and there are hundreds of reasons why the not-for-profit John Knox Village in Lee’s Summit is such an extraordinary place to live. Meeting new friends, learning something new, joining neighbors for activities and events or creating your own schedule—with endless options for your kind of fun. It’s the charm of hometown living in a neighborhood bursting with amenities, beautifully maintained by a terrific staff that’s ready to serve. Come see why John Knox Village in Lee’s Summit is such an extraordinary place to live.