Not Home for the Holidays

While the rest of us are gathering around the Thanksgiving table and decking our halls, some of our fellow community members are leaving behind their own families to work long shifts where they will care, protect and serve. This holiday season, we give thanks for their service and sacrifice. 

The Creative Light Within You

If you find yourself looking for inspiration, hope, and creativity all in the same place, you might want to experience Lights On Mason located at Bella Patina in the West Bottoms on the first weekend of every month. Here you will also find Lee’s Summit resident, Larry Jones, the creator behind these incredibly unique and amazing light fixtures that have…

Flexible Giving Strategy

Now is the time of year to think about your giving, especially for those wage earners who will receive year-end bonuses.  But what if you want to take advantage of the tax deduction but aren’t sure what charities you want to give to yet? Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs) are a simple solution.  Though not a new product, DAFs have received renewed…

Resilient Splendor

It is interesting. When I reflect on my life, I would have never seen myself as this person.