Business of the Year

The Community Anti-Drug/Alcohol and Youth Violence
Task Force


handsLee's Summit CARES is committed to preventing and reducing substance abuse and violence in our youth population.  We partner with  community sectors to prevent, educate and create awareness.

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parentingBeing a parent is one of the most fulfilling and challenging experiences a person can have.  We provide classes and workshops for parents that focus on the principals of healthy parenting.

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characterLee's Summit is a Community of Character committed to character development. The Character Council was formed with leadership from important sectors in our community.

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Got Talent!

got talentSaturday, June 10

Greater Kansas City's premier talent competition for youth 18 and under returns for its seventh season. Got Talent boasts the most talented performers in the area with a wide array of talents. Performers will compete for the coveted $5,000 scholarship and the Crowd Pleaser Award.

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Join the Youth Advisory Board and Make an Impact

youth advisory boardYouth leadership is the key to the success of Lee's Summit CARES. Youth bring creativity, leadership and energy to many of Lee's Summit CARES' initiatives that work to prevent and reduce underage drinking and substance abuse in our community. We are now taking applications for the 2016-2017 school year.

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