Mother whose DWI crash killed daughter sentenced to prison

Samantha Jones, 32

Samantha Jones, 32

A Smithville mother who killed her five-year-old daughter in a DWI crash has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Samantha Jones, 32, received the sentence on July 12 after pleading guilty in May to driving while intoxicated, resulting in the death of Macklyn Lucas.

Platte County Prosecuting Attorney Eric Zahnd said, "This defendant owed her highest duty of care to her five-year-old daughter. But instead of protecting her, the defendant chose to drive with a blood alcohol content more the twice the legal limit. It's not a mitigating circumstance when a mother kills her own child by driving drunk; it's an aggravating factor when a defendant places her own child in harm's way."

Jones had left a gathering in Camden Point at about 9:00 p.m. on June 18, 2018. Shortly after leaving, she lost control of her car on E Hwy near Skinner Lake Road. The car's rear passenger side door hit a telephone pole, breaking the pole into two pieces.

Jones' daughter, Macklyn Lucas, was belted into a car seat on the rear passenger side. She suffered a traumatic head injury in the crash and died less than three days later at Children's Mercy Hospital.

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Jones admitted to drinking as much as two bottles of wine in about 3 1/2 hours. About 45 minutes before leaving the party, Jones posted photos of full wine glasses and a photo with her daughter on her social media accounts. The photos were posted with the hashtag, #momsneeddrinks.

Jones' blood alcohol level was .186 roughly two hours after the crash, more than twice the legal limit of .08.

During his sentencing argument, Zahnd responded to Jones' social media posts. "The defendant said moms need drinks. I will say this: Moms need to put their kids first. Moms need to protect their children. Moms need to obey the law. Moms must not get behind the wheel of a car after they’ve had drinks."

Dozens of people supporting Jones attended the hearing, and Jones' attorney read portions of letters from several people. The letter writers asserted Jones should not receive a prison sentence because she killed her own daughter and would punish herself more than prison ever could.

Zahnd said he did not doubt that Jones was anguished by the death of her daughter, but he asserted her crime deserved prison time. "If we treat DWI cases—especially those where someone has been killed—with a slap of the wrist, there is little left to deter would-be drunk drivers from taking the risk of driving home when they’ve been drinking."

Zahnd asked the court to impose a 14-year prison sentence. The defendant's attorney sought probation. Circuit Judge Thomas Fincham sentenced Jones to nine years in prison.

The case was investigated by the Platte County Sheriff's Department. It was personally prosecuted by Zahnd and assistant prosecuting attorneys Amy Ashelford and Max Pepper.

A photo of Jones and her social media post are above. If you need additional information, contact our office's media liaison, Tanya Faherty.

Eric G. Zahnd
Platte County Prosecuting Attorney
415 Third Street, Suite 60
Platte City, Missouri 64079
(816) 858-3476

CVB E-blast 7/12/19-7/18/19

Here's What's Happening in
Platte County
July 12th - July 18th, 2019


ENTERTAINMENT

THIS WEEK IN WESTON
Second Saturday | July 13-14
Plein Air Painting

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Saturday, July 13
Pirtles Winery
For Second Saturday
Pirtle Winery is excited to have
Grand Villanova on the deck
Saturday, July 13th 5-7pm!
Grab a slushie + relax with friends!
Burley House Market
Craft & Small Business Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4

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Riverwood Winery
Bring your family and friends and relax at our Winery in the peaceful setting of the scenic Missouri River Bluff country!
This Weekend At Riverwood!
Fri., July 12th Live Music with Matt Snook
5:30pm-8:30pm
Join us in welcoming Matt Snook for the first time at Riverwood this Friday! Matt has has performed with George Strait, Jamey Johnson, Mark Chestnutt, Tracy Byrd, Tracy Lawrence, Aaron Tippin, Little Big Town, Big and Rich, Gretchen Wilson, Daryl Singletary, John Michael Montgomery, John Conlee, Joe Diffie and many others.
Friday Special
All Beers $3.50
$1 off Glasses of Wine
$1 off Wine Slushies
5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday, July 13th
-Live Music with Jonny Green
1pm-4pm
Summer Slushie Sundays at Riverwood! Starting this Sunday and continuing through the rest of July, all Wine Slushies will be only $5.99 on Sundays!
Weston Brewing Company
Historic Downtown Weston and Weston
Brewing Company
Guided Tours at 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM.
502 Spring St. | Weston, MO 64096
Reservations Call: 816.640.5728
Holladay Distillery
Home of McCormick Distilling Co
#1 McCormick Lane
Distillery Tours
The distillery offers tours 7 days a week for $10 which includes a tasting. Tours run every 30 minutes. Pre-registration online suggested but walk-ins accepted. Explore over 160 years of history and experience Real Missouri Bourbon being made at the Holladay Distillery, home of McCormick Distilling, Co. Originally founded by "Stagecoach King" Benjamin Holladay and his brother, Major David Holladay, it is now the oldest distillery west of the Mississippi located on its original site.Please call 816-640-3056 with any questions or visit www.holladaydistillery.com.
Sunday, July 14
Burley House Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4
Up to 50 vendors including: Many homespun crafters, wood signs, glass beaded jewelry, candles, soaps and lotions, children and baby items, wooden crosses, home décor, Thirty One, Scentsy, Jordan Essentials, Young Living Oils, Magnabilities, Plexus, Usborne Books, Perfectly Posh, Norwex, Snap Jewelry, Paparazzi, Younique, In a Pickle, Tastefully Simple, and many more! For more information about becoming a vendor contact Tricia Buckler at burleyhouseevents@westontobacco.com or check out our Facebook page at Burley House Market and Venue.
Green Dirt Farm1099 Welt Street
(816) 386-2156
Thursday- Sunday 11am to 7pm
Sandwiches * Homemade Ice Cream *Draft Beer *Wine and cheese tastings.
www.greendirtfarm.coCline’s Opry
Family Fun Every Sunday. Doors open at 5pm. Sunday shows are from 5-7pm. National and regional acts are announced throughout the year.Sunday show prices are $12 per person with children 12 and under free. Concessions available. Like our Cline's Opry Facebook page for all upcoming events.
Tuesday, July 16
Weston Senior Center – 9:30am-1:30pm.
507 Main Street, Weston, MO. The center will offer those 60 and older from all over the area a place to play games, socialize, have a meal and enjoy low-impact exercise. There is no residency requirement to participate. Meals Must Be Reserved by calling 816-270-4100. The meal is a $5.00 donation.

This Weekend at O'Malley's Pub
(816) 640-5235 Weston, MO
Friday, July 12
8pm Blaggards
8pm Bob Reed

Saturday, July 13
2pm Clay Hughes
8pm Bob Reed
8pm Blaggards

Sunday, July 14
3pm Bob Reeder

The Farmer's House

We Have It All At
The Farmer's House

EVERY DAY SPECIAL
$3 off 3 TFH Jarred Products
Market & Cafe Updates
415 Main Street, Weston, MO 64098
816-640-3276
Mon. - Thurs. 10 - 4
Fri. & Sat. 10-5
Sun. 11-5

Weston Coffee Roastery
413 Main St., Weston, MO
816-640-7045
Wed. - Sun. 8am-5pm
Facebook.com/westoncoffeeroastery
We are located in downtown Weston at 413 Main Street. All of our coffees are fresh-roasted at our location. We are family owned and operated business.

AMC Barrywoods Theatres
http://www.amctheatres.com/
888-AMC-4FUN


EVENTS

ZONA ROSA

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2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
We've just released the line up for the 2019 Summer Concert Series and you won't want to miss it! This annual, free concert series will once again be every Thursday, Friday & Saturday June 6 - August 10 at Zona Rosa Town Square. New this year on Thursdays is a live karaoke-style jam session. The audience calls the songs and can even sign up to sing or play a song with the band.
SEE THE FULL BAND LINE-UP! »
Movie Nights Are Back!
- Children's activities
- Face painting
AND MORE!
Grab a lawn chair and a blanket and join us for our first Summer Movie Night of the season. Hereford House will have food & drinks available for purchase. Plus, enter to win a chance to enter the Citizen's Bank CASH VAULT!
SAVE THE DATE for Other Summer Outdoor Movie dates:
July 19 - Finding Dory
August 16 - Space Jam

Improv Comedy Club - Zona Rosa
Tony Rock - July 12-14
21 & over
http://www.improvkc.com

Jowler Creek Winery
This month at Jowler Creek
Wine’d Down Friday Night
Grill Your Own Dinner & Live Music
Every Friday Night; 6-9 pm
Come out and "unwine'd" from the work week with us, as you grill your own dinner while listening to some live acoustic music by the following musicians:
• July 12 - Christopher Cardwell
• July 19 - Mike Wilkinson
• July 26 - Nichole Springer
Bring out your favorite meat, and we’ll provide the fire, utensils and seasonings for you to grill it to perfection! We’ll also have an assortment our award-winning wines, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as our picnic pails with cheese, salamis and fresh baked bread. Cost to attend isFREE.
Sangria Sundays
Every Sunday; 11 am-5 pm
Each Sunday in May we'll have a different Sangria available in the tasting room by the glass and carafe:
• July 14 - Watermelon and Pineapple
Sangria
• July 21 - Watermelon and Pineapple
Sangria
• July 28 - Berrylicious Iced Tea
Sangria
Come out to enjoy each of these unique blends before they're gone!
Sippin' and Singin' Saturday Nights
Every Saturday Night, 6-9 pm
Gather your friends and come relax in our indoor barrel room night with live acoustic rock-and-roll music by the following musicians:
• July 13 - Whiskey Bend
• July 20 - Scotty's Brow
• July 27 - Mojo Saint

PLATTE CITY

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FARMER'S MARKET
Running Horse Ranch & Home
2601 Running Horse Road
Saturday Mornings 7:00 am till sell-out
Platte County Community Center North
3101 Running Horse Road
Wednesday's 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, July 12th

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Saturday July 13th

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This week!

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SAVE THE DATE

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2019 Platte County Fair
July 24-27th
Info:
https://www.plattecountyfair.com/events

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Argosy Casino & Hotel
Fri., July 12th - Call for info:
816-746-3100
Sat., July 13th - Accidental Moguls


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Platte County CVB
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Suite 200
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Platte County Parks Canoe Kayak Event

Platte County Parks Canoe Kayak Event

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There are still spots left for this
popular Summer Event:

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There's so much to enjoy about summer—particularly the Platte County Parks Canoe Kayak Event this Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Guy B. Park.

For more information please go to our website www.platteparks.com

Platte County Parks & Recreation | 415 Third Street, Platte City, MO 64079

CVB E-blast 7/5/19-7/11/19

Here's What's Happening in
Platte County
July 5th - July 11th, 2019


ENTERTAINMENT

THIS WEEK IN WESTON
Saturday, July 5
Burley House Market
Craft & Small Business Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4

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Riverwood Winery
Bring your family and friends and relax at our Winery in the peaceful setting of the scenic Missouri River Bluff country!
This Weekend At Riverwood!
Day after 4th of July Specials:
• $1 Off Glasses of Wine
• $1 Off Wine Slushies
• All Beers: $3.50
Friday, July 5th
-Live Music with Dan Bliss
5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday, July 6th
-Live Music with Lux Duo 1pm-4pm
Weston Brewing Company
Historic Downtown Weston and Weston
Brewing Company
Guided Tours at 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM.
502 Spring St. | Weston, MO 64096
Reservations Call: 816.640.5728
Holladay Distillery
Home of McCormick Distilling Co
#1 McCormick Lane
Distillery Tours
The distillery offers tours 7 days a week for $10 which includes a tasting. Tours run every 30 minutes. Pre-registration online suggested but walk-ins accepted. Explore over 160 years of history and experience Real Missouri Bourbon being made at the Holladay Distillery, home of McCormick Distilling, Co. Originally founded by "Stagecoach King" Benjamin Holladay and his brother, Major David Holladay, it is now the oldest distillery west of the Mississippi located on its original site.Please call 816-640-3056 with any questions or visit www.holladaydistillery.com.
Sunday, July 9
Burley House Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4
Up to 50 vendors including: Many homespun crafters, wood signs, glass beaded jewelry, candles, soaps and lotions, children and baby items, wooden crosses, home décor, Thirty One, Scentsy, Jordan Essentials, Young Living Oils, Magnabilities, Plexus, Usborne Books, Perfectly Posh, Norwex, Snap Jewelry, Paparazzi, Younique, In a Pickle, Tastefully Simple, and many more! For more information about becoming a vendor contact Tricia Buckler at burleyhouseevents@westontobacco.com or check out our Facebook page at Burley House Market and Venue.
Green Dirt Farm1099 Welt Street
(816) 386-2156
Thursday- Sunday 11am to 7pm
Sandwiches * Homemade Ice Cream *Draft Beer *Wine and cheese tastings.
www.greendirtfarm.coCline’s Opry
Family Fun Every Sunday. Doors open at 5pm. Sunday shows are from 5-7pm. National and regional acts are announced throughout the year.Sunday show prices are $12 per person with children 12 and under free. Concessions available. Like our Cline's Opry Facebook page for all upcoming events.
Tuesday, July 9
Weston Senior Center – 9:30am-1:30pm.
507 Main Street, Weston, MO. The center will offer those 60 and older from all over the area a place to play games, socialize, have a meal and enjoy low-impact exercise. There is no residency requirement to participate. Meals Must Be Reserved by calling 816-270-4100. The meal is a $5.00 donation.
SAVE THE DATE

This Weekend at O'Malley's Pub
(816) 640-5235 Weston, MO
Friday, July 5
8pm Damian McCarthy
8pm Bob Reed

Saturday, July 6
2pm Clay Hughes
8pm Bob Reed
8pm Damian McCarthy

Sunday, July 7
3pm Bob Reeder

Improv Comedy Club - Zona Rosa
Benji Brown - July 5-7
SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT
21 & over
http://www.improvkc.com

The Farmer's House

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Peaches, Art Shows & Wine Walks
We Have It All At
The Farmer's House

EVERY DAY SPECIAL
$3 off 3 TFH Jarred Products
Market & Cafe Updates
415 Main Street, Weston, MO 64098
816-640-3276
Mon. - Thurs. 10 - 4
Fri. & Sat. 10-5
Sun. 11-5

Weston Coffee Roastery
413 Main St., Weston, MO
816-640-7045
Wed. - Sun. 8am-5pm
Facebook.com/westoncoffeeroastery
We are located in downtown Weston at 413 Main Street. All of our coffees are fresh-roasted at our location. We are family owned and operated business.

Argosy Casino & Hotel
Call for info:
816-746-3100

AMC Barrywoods Theatres
http://www.amctheatres.com/
888-AMC-4FUN


EVENTS

ZONA ROSA

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SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: DREW SIX AND BURGER & BREW
Don't miss out on the fun happening next Friday July 5th. Live music by Drew Six with the Hereford House Burger & Brew Tent(available starting at 5pm) at Town Center.
*Due to the holiday on Thursday, July 4th we will NOT have a band for our Summer Concert Series!

2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
We've just released the line up for the 2019 Summer Concert Series and you won't want to miss it! This annual, free concert series will once again be every Thursday, Friday & Saturday June 6 - August 10 at Zona Rosa Town Square. New this year on Thursdays is a live karaoke-style jam session. The audience calls the songs and can even sign up to sing or play a song with the band.
SEE THE FULL BAND LINE-UP! »
Movie Nights Are Back!
- Children's activities
- Face painting
AND MORE!
Grab a lawn chair and a blanket and join us for our first Summer Movie Night of the season. Hereford House will have food & drinks available for purchase. Plus, enter to win a chance to enter the Citizen's Bank CASH VAULT!
Other Summer Outdoor Movie dates:
July 19 - Finding Dory
August 16 - Space Jam

Jowler Creek Winery
This month at Jowler Creek
Wine’d Down Friday Night
Grill Your Own Dinner & Live Music
Every Friday Night; 6-9 pm
Come out and "unwine'd" from the work week with us, as you grill your own dinner while listening to some live acoustic music by the following musicians:
• July 5 - Jeff Lux
• July 12 - Christopher Cardwell
• July 19 - Mike Wilkinson
• July 26 - Nichole Springer
Bring out your favorite meat, and we’ll provide the fire, utensils and seasonings for you to grill it to perfection! We’ll also have an assortment our award-winning wines, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as our picnic pails with cheese, salamis and fresh baked bread. Cost to attend isFREE.
Sangria Sundays
Every Sunday; 11 am-5 pm
Each Sunday in May we'll have a different Sangria available in the tasting room by the glass and carafe:
• July 7 - Watermelon and Pineapple Sangria
• July 14 - Watermelon and Pineapple Sangria
• July 21 - Watermelon and Pineapple Sangria
• July 28 - Berrylicious Iced Tea Sangria
Come out to enjoy each of these unique blends before they're gone!
Sippin' and Singin' Saturday Nights
Every Saturday Night, 6-9 pm
Gather your friends and come relax in our indoor barrel room night with live acoustic rock-and-roll music by the following musicians:
• July 6 - Miguel Caraballo
• July 13 - Whiskey Bend
• July 20 - Scotty's Brow
• July 27 - Mojo Saint

PLATTE CITY

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FARMER'S MARKET
Running Horse Ranch & Home
2601 Running Horse Road
Saturday Mornings 7:00 am till sell-out
Platte County Community Center North
3101 Running Horse Road
Wednesday's 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE

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2019 Platte County Fair
July 24-27th
Info:
https://www.plattecountyfair.com/events
SAVE THE DATE

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Copyright © 2019 Platte County CVB, All rights reserved.

Platte County CVB
11724 NW Plaza Circle
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64153

PCEDC June Newsletter

PCEDC June Newsletter

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Announcement


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Alicia Stephens, Executive Director of the Platte County Economic Development Council, has announced that she will retire by the end of this year. Stephens is completing her second stint with the PCEDC, this one for seven years as its director. She will be retained as Special Projects Coordinator and will focus on successful completion of the Northland Sports Complex....Read more


Northland Sports Complex

The great news is that the Northland Sports Complex made it past the first step with the Kansas City City Council. It's been approved to moved forward with an RFI/Q process.

Special thanks to Councilman Dan Fowler and Councilwoman Teresa Loar for their leadership in getting through this first step. And to Darren Hennen, our committee chair, for staying the course with us.

Many moving parts to get to the next step which would be council approval of a development agreement and financing package.


Committee Meetings


KCI Area Development Committee
No meeting July or August

KCI & Platte Purchase TIF Advisory Committees
Wednesday, July 17
8:00 am

Public Policy Committee
No July meeting

Board of Directors
No July meeting

*Committee login: action20



Investor News


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Member Spotlight:
City of Riverside

The City of Riverside recently celebrated two milestones. Riverside was incorporated on June 21, 1951. Forty-three years and one day later, the Argosy Riverside Casino launched on June 22, 1994.

The City of Riverside was featured on the cover of the Kansas City Business Journal, Gambling on a new era for Riverside. The city's successful growth and development is largely due to the investments in infrastructure and economic development from gaming revenue.


Get the latest news as the new KCI single terminal becomes a reality with updates from:


GBA celebrated the firm's 50th year in the A/E industry on June 23,2109. Read more

North Kansas City Hospital sponsors the 2019 Summer Concert Series at Zona Rosa Town Square on Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays now through August 10. Read more

Platte Valley Bank offers a monthly "Eat & Educate Events for Small Business" series in partnership with Mid-Continent Public Library. Next up: Social Media Advertising on July 17. Register here


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PLATTE COUNTY
HIRING EVENTS & JOB LISTINGS

All Platte County companies are welcome to send us information and flyers for upcoming hiring events, which we will share on our jobs page as well as social media. If you have a hiring event to list, please contact Stephanie Deppen.


Transportation


I-29 Bridge / Tiffany Springs

I-29 Bridge / Tiffany Springs

I-29 Bridge / Tiffany Springs
The bridge construction is on schedule to be completed by the end of the year. Follow the project.

Buck O'Neil (Broadway) Bridge
The environmental study is still in process. See next steps and Follow the project.

NW Prairie View Road

NW Prairie View Road

NW Prairie View Road
Work is underway on Prairie View Road near 64th Street and is expected to be complete summer 2019. Follow the project.

Skyview Avenue
Construction of Skyview Avenue from Ambassador Drive to Tiffany Springs Road kicked off in May 2019 and should be complete in September.

Route 9 Widening

Route 9 Widening

NW 72nd Street
Construction for the 1st phase is expected to start in spring 2019 and the project is expected to be completed in summer 2020. Follow the project.

Route 9 Widening
Utility relocation is underway. Phases 1 & 2 start at the 45 Hwy intersection extending to the entrance of Riss Lake.


A Special Thank You to our Top Investors


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Leadership Investors

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Platinum Plus Investors

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Platinum Investors

Park Hill School District
Platte-Clay Electric
Platte County R-3 School District
ROSNET
Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, PC
Trammell Crow Company
TranSystems
Velociti
Wells Bank

Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
City of Weston
CVS Health
EDC of Kansas City
FiveStar Lifestyles
Gardner Construction
Hunt Midwest
KCI Auto Auction
McCownGordon Construction
MD Management


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PCEDC MISSION | Promote and enhance economic development in Platte County

Platte County Economic Development Council | 11724 NW Plaza Circle, Suite 400, Kansas City, MO 64153

CVB E-blast 6/28/19-7/4/19

Here's What's Happening in
Platte County
June 28th - July 4th, 2019


ENTERTAINMENT

THIS WEEK IN WESTON
Saturday, June 29
Burley House Market
Craft & Small Business Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4

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Riverwood Winery
Bring your family and friends and relax at our Winery in the peaceful setting of the scenic Missouri River Bluff country!
This Weekend At Riverwood!
Friday, June 28th
-Live Music with
Frank Rardon 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday, June 29th
-Live Music with Brad Allen 1pm-4pm
Sunday, June 30th
-International Wine Tasting: Summer Wines
Weston Brewing Company
Historic Downtown Weston and Weston
Brewing Company
Guided Tours at 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM.
502 Spring St. | Weston, MO 64096
Reservations Call: 816.640.5728
Holladay Distillery
Home of McCormick Distilling Co
#1 McCormick Lane
Distillery Tours
The distillery offers tours 7 days a week for $10 which includes a tasting. Tours run every 30 minutes. Pre-registration online suggested but walk-ins accepted. Explore over 160 years of history and experience Real Missouri Bourbon being made at the Holladay Distillery, home of McCormick Distilling, Co. Originally founded by "Stagecoach King" Benjamin Holladay and his brother, Major David Holladay, it is now the oldest distillery west of the Mississippi located on its original site.Please call 816-640-3056 with any questions or visit www.holladaydistillery.com.
Sunday, June 30
Burley House Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4
Up to 50 vendors including: Many homespun crafters, wood signs, glass beaded jewelry, candles, soaps and lotions, children and baby items, wooden crosses, home décor, Thirty One, Scentsy, Jordan Essentials, Young Living Oils, Magnabilities, Plexus, Usborne Books, Perfectly Posh, Norwex, Snap Jewelry, Paparazzi, Younique, In a Pickle, Tastefully Simple, and many more! For more information about becoming a vendor contact Tricia Buckler at burleyhouseevents@westontobacco.com or check out our Facebook page at Burley House Market and Venue.
Green Dirt Farm1099 Welt Street
(816) 386-2156
Thursday- Sunday 11am to 7pm
Sandwiches * Homemade Ice Cream *Draft Beer *Wine and cheese tastings.
www.greendirtfarm.coCline’s Opry
Family Fun Every Sunday. Doors open at 5pm. Sunday shows are from 5-7pm. National and regional acts are announced throughout the year.Sunday show prices are $12 per person with children 12 and under free. Concessions available. Like our Cline's Opry Facebook page for all upcoming events.
Tuesday, July 2
Weston Senior Center – 9:30am-1:30pm.
507 Main Street, Weston, MO. The center will offer those 60 and older from all over the area a place to play games, socialize, have a meal and enjoy low-impact exercise. There is no residency requirement to participate. Meals Must Be Reserved by calling 816-270-4100. The meal is a $5.00 donation.
SAVE THE DATE

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The Pie Baking Contest entry deadline has been extended to June 28th!
Work on those recipes and get your entry form into the Chamber Office! There are cash prizes!

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This Weekend at O'Malley's Pub
(816) 640-5235 Weston, MO
Friday, June 28
8pm Wild Colonial Bhoys
8pm Bob Reed

Saturday, June 29
2pm Clay Hughes
8pm Bob Reed
8pm Wild Colonial Bhoys

Sunday, June 30
3pm Bob Reeder

The Farmer's House

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Peaches, Art Shows & Wine Walks
We Have It All At
The Farmer's House

EVERY DAY SPECIAL
$3 off 3 TFH Jarred Products
Market & Cafe Updates
415 Main Street, Weston, MO 64098
816-640-3276
Mon. - Thurs. 10 - 4
Fri. & Sat. 10-5
Sun. 11-5

Weston Coffee Roastery
413 Main St., Weston, MO
816-640-7045
Wed. - Sun. 8am-5pm
Facebook.com/westoncoffeeroastery
We are located in downtown Weston at 413 Main Street. All of our coffees are fresh-roasted at our location. We are family owned and operated business.

Argosy Casino & Hotel
DJ Andrew Waters - June 28
Route 66 - June 29
Call for info:

816-746-3100


EVENTS

ZONA ROSA

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SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: DREW SIX AND BURGER & BREW
Don't miss out on the fun happening next Friday July 5th. Live music by Drew Six with the Hereford House Burger & Brew Tent(available starting at 5pm) at Town Center.
*Due to the holiday on Thursday, July 4th we will NOT have a band for our Summer Concert Series!

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2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
We've just released the line up for the 2019 Summer Concert Series and you won't want to miss it! This annual, free concert series will once again be every Thursday, Friday & Saturday June 6 - August 10 at Zona Rosa Town Square. New this year on Thursdays is a live karaoke-style jam session. The audience calls the songs and can even sign up to sing or play a song with the band.
SEE THE FULL BAND LINE-UP! »
Movie Nights Are Back!
- Children's activities
- Face painting
AND MORE!
Grab a lawn chair and a blanket and join us for our first Summer Movie Night of the season. Hereford House will have food & drinks available for purchase. Plus, enter to win a chance to enter the Citizen's Bank CASH VAULT!
Other Summer Outdoor Movie dates:
July 19 - Finding Dory
August 16 - Space Jam

Improv Comedy Club - Zona Rosa
Faizon Love - June 28-29
SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT
21 & over
http://www.improvkc.com

Jowler Creek Winery
This month at Jowler Creek
Wine’d Down Friday Night
Grill Your Own Dinner & Live Music
Every Friday Night; 6-9 pm
Come out and "unwine'd" from the work week with us, as you grill your own dinner while listening to some live acoustic music by the following musicians:
June 28 - Erin Eades
Bring out your favorite meat, and we’ll provide the fire, utensils and seasonings for you to grill it to perfection! We’ll also have an assortment our award-winning wines, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as our picnic pails with cheese, salamis and fresh baked bread. Cost to attend isFREE.
Sangria Sundays
Every Sunday; 11 am-5 pm
Each Sunday in May we'll have a different Sangria available in the tasting room by the glass and carafe:
June 30 - Red, White & Blue Sangria
Come out to enjoy each of these unique blends before they're gone!
Sippin' and Singin' Saturday Nights
Every Saturday Night, 6-9 pm
Gather your friends and come relax in our indoor barrel room night with live acoustic rock-and-roll music by the following musicians:
June 29 - Scotty's Brow
We’ll be selling wine and beer by the glass and bottle, and we’ll also have picnic pails with warm, fresh bread and delectable cheeses and salamis available for purchase.

PARKVILLE
SAVE THE DATE

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Annual Parkville July 4th Parade
and Carnival

Thurs., July 4th - 10am
63rd St & Hwy 9
to Downtown Parkville
http://www.parkvillemo.org/event/parkville-july-4th-celebration-2019/
http://www.parkvillemo.org/event/parkville-4th-of-july-carnival/

PLATTE COUNTY PARKS
This Weekend!

PLATTE CITY

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FARMER'S MARKET
Running Horse Ranch & Home
2601 Running Horse Road
Saturday Mornings 7:00 am till sell-out
Platte County Community Center North
3101 Running Horse Road
Wednesday's 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE

4th of July Celebration
Fireworks Display
Patriotic Music & Fireworks
Free Admission
Sponsored by Platte City Parks & Recreation
Venue: Platte Ridge Park
Starts: Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 9:45 pm

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AMC Barrywoods Theatres
http://www.amctheatres.com/
888-AMC-4FUN


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Suite 200
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Ten year sentence for Thanksgiving DWI fatality

Deone E. Starr, 32

Deone E. Starr, 32

A Kansas City man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing two people in a wrong-way DWI crash on Thanksgiving in 2017. Deone E. Starr, 32, received the sentence in Platte County Circuit Court on June 27 after pleading guilty on April 4 to driving while intoxicated, resulting in the deaths of Nelson Guzman-Cuellar and Normalina Erazo Chaconde-Perez.

Platte County Prosecuting Attorney Eric Zahnd said, "There is absolutely no reason anyone should ever die as a result of driving while intoxicated. It is a completely preventable crime, which only requires people who have been drinking to decide not to get behind the wheel of a car."

On November 23, 2017, shortly after midnight, Starr's Honda Pilot struck a Honda CRV occupied by Guzman-Cuellar and Chaconde-Perez, while Starr was traveling the wrong way on southbound I-29 near NW Barry Road. Guzman-Cuellar and Chaconde-Perez were both pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

A Platte County deputy sheriff had spotted Starr's vehicle traveling at approximately 100 miles per hour, weaving in and out of traffic, moments before the crash.

Following the crash, Starr was transported to a hospital, where a blood draw revealed his blood alcohol content to be .125.

Starr told detectives with the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department that he had been drinking vodka during a Thanksgiving party at a friend's house earlier that evening. He said he did not remember how the crash happened or how he ended up on I-29, as his normal path home was I-470 to Highway 71 to Parvin Road.

Zahnd said, "We have to send the message that there's no excuse for driving while intoxicated in today's world. Call a friend; call a taxi or an Uber; sleep on your friend's couch. But if you kill someone because you decide to get behind the wheel, you need to go to prison so we can protect everyone else driving safely on our roads."

No members of the victims' families were available to testify at the sentencing, but First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Mark Gibson argued for a lengthy prison term, asserting that granting probation would be a disservice to other victims of drunk driving crashes.

Despite a request from Starr's attorney for probation, Judge James Van Amburg sentenced Starr to 10 years in prison.

The case was investigated by the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department with the assistance of the Platte County Sheriff's Department. It was was prosecuted by First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Mark Gibson.

A photograph of Starr is above. If you need additional information, please contact our office's media liaison, Tanya Faherty.


Eric G. Zahnd
Platte County Prosecuting Attorney
415 Third Street, Suite 60
Platte City, Missouri 64079
(816) 858-3476

Platte County Prevails in Lawsuit against Zona Rosa Bond Trustee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Nichole Kruger
NKruger@gravesgarrett.com
(816) 256-3181

Platte County Prevails in

Lawsuit against Zona Rosa Bond Trustee

KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 31, 2019) — On Thursday, Circuit Court Judge James Van Amburg issued a decision granting summary judgment in favor of Platte County in its declaratory judgment action against UMB Bank, N.A., the Trustee for the Zona Rosa Bonds.

In its order, the Court rejected the Trustee’s demand for Platte County to pay shortfalls on the Zona Rosa Bonds in 2018 and each year thereafter. This demand would have imposed on Platte County an immediate liability of $765,390.95 and a long-term liability of up to $40 million through 2032. The Court agreed with Platte County’s position, finding that Platte County never agreed to make any payments to cover shortfalls for the Zona Rosa Bonds.

“The Commission’s lawsuit has saved Platte County taxpayers tens of millions of dollars,” said Todd Graves, counsel for Platte County along with Dane Martin and Jennifer Donnelli. “The Court was correct to reject the Trustee’s effort to impose a bondholder bailout on taxpayers. This is a great day for taxpayers—and a firm rebuke to financiers attempting to abuse the public treasury. The Zona Rosa Bonds will continue to be paid using the dedicated 1 percent sales tax in Zona Rosa, as has always been the case.”

In its Motion, Platte County sought a declaration from the Court regarding the validity of the Trustee’s demand that it cover shortfalls for the Zona Rosa Bonds. The Zona Rosa Bonds were issued by a third-party entity, not Platte County, to finance parking garages in the Zona Rosa shopping center. Under the Financing Agreement, the bonds are payable from a 1 percent sales tax in Zona Rosa.

Platte County continues to support Zona Rosa as a private shopping district and looks forward to the ongoing changes and improvements being made.

All media inquiries related to this legal matter should be directed to Nichole Kruger at Graves Garrett. Contact information is included above.

Graves Garrett LLC

Graves Garrett represents businesses and individuals nationwide in commercial and business litigation, white collar criminal defense litigation, free speech and election law, as well as corporate compliance, internal investigations, False Claims Act matters and tax controversies. The firm offers comprehensive and creative solutions to complex legal problems along with unparalleled client service and a true commitment to obtaining the best result possible. For more information, please visit the Graves Garrett website.

CVB E-blast 6/21/19-6/27/19

Here's What's Happening in
Platte County
June 21st - June 27th, 2019


ENTERTAINMENT

THIS WEEK IN WESTON
Friday, June 21
Pirtle's Summer Solstice
Wine Down in Weston
Pirtle Winery, Weston, MO
Friday, June 21,2019
4-8pm
Join us for live music and food as we Wine Down in Weston and celebrate Summer Solstice! Live music from the talented Brian Jones and amazing food from Taste of Brazil Food Truck. It will be another great party on the deck!
Saturday, June 22
Burley House Market
Craft & Small Business Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4

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Riverwood Winery
Bring your family and friends and relax at our Winery in the peaceful setting of the scenic Missouri River Bluff country!
This Weekend At Riverwood!
Friday, June 21st
-Live Music with
Vaughn Cowden 5:30pm-8:30pm
Joining us for the first time at Riverwood this Friday is Vaughn Cowden!
Saturday, June 22nd
-Live Music with Dan Bliss 1pm-4pm
Weston Brewing Company
Historic Downtown Weston and Weston
Brewing Company
Guided Tours at 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM.
502 Spring St. | Weston, MO 64096
Reservations Call: 816.640.5728
Holladay Distillery
Home of McCormick Distilling Co
#1 McCormick Lane
Distillery Tours
The distillery offers tours 7 days a week for $10 which includes a tasting. Tours run every 30 minutes. Pre-registration online suggested but walk-ins accepted. Explore over 160 years of history and experience Real Missouri Bourbon being made at the Holladay Distillery, home of McCormick Distilling, Co. Originally founded by "Stagecoach King" Benjamin Holladay and his brother, Major David Holladay, it is now the oldest distillery west of the Mississippi located on its original site.Please call 816-640-3056 with any questions or visit www.holladaydistillery.com.
Sunday, June 23
Burley House Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4
Up to 50 vendors including: Many homespun crafters, wood signs, glass beaded jewelry, candles, soaps and lotions, children and baby items, wooden crosses, home décor, Thirty One, Scentsy, Jordan Essentials, Young Living Oils, Magnabilities, Plexus, Usborne Books, Perfectly Posh, Norwex, Snap Jewelry, Paparazzi, Younique, In a Pickle, Tastefully Simple, and many more! For more information about becoming a vendor contact Tricia Buckler at burleyhouseevents@westontobacco.com or check out our Facebook page at Burley House Market and Venue.
Green Dirt Farm1099 Welt Street
(816) 386-2156
Thursday- Sunday 11am to 7pm
Sandwiches * Homemade Ice Cream *Draft Beer *Wine and cheese tastings.
www.greendirtfarm.coCline’s Opry
Family Fun Every Sunday. Doors open at 5pm. Sunday shows are from 5-7pm. National and regional acts are announced throughout the year.Sunday show prices are $12 per person with children 12 and under free. Concessions available. Like our Cline's Opry Facebook page for all upcoming events.
Tuesday, June 25
Weston Senior Center – 9:30am-1:30pm.
507 Main Street, Weston, MO. The center will offer those 60 and older from all over the area a place to play games, socialize, have a meal and enjoy low-impact exercise. There is no residency requirement to participate. Meals Must Be Reserved by calling 816-270-4100. The meal is a $5.00 donation.
SAVE THE DATE

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The Pie Baking Contest entry deadline has been extended to June 28th!
Work on those recipes and get your entry form into the Chamber Office! There are cash prizes!

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This Weekend at O'Malley's Pub
(816) 640-5235 Weston, MO
Friday, June 21
8pm The Kelihans
8pm Bob Reed

Saturday, June 22
2pm Clay Hughes
8pm Bob Reed
8pm The Kelihans

Sunday, June 23
3pm Bob Reeder

The Farmer's House

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Peaches, Art Shows & Wine Walks
We Have It All At
The Farmer's House

EVERY DAY SPECIAL
$3 off 3 TFH Jarred Products
Market & Cafe Updates
415 Main Street, Weston, MO 64098
816-640-3276
Mon. - Thurs. 10 - 4
Fri. & Sat. 10-5
Sun. 11-5

Weston Coffee Roastery
413 Main St., Weston, MO
816-640-7045
Wed. - Sun. 8am-5pm
Facebook.com/westoncoffeeroastery
We are located in downtown Weston at 413 Main Street. All of our coffees are fresh-roasted at our location. We are family owned and operated business.

AMC Barrywoods Theatres
http://www.amctheatres.com/
888-AMC-4FUN


EVENTS

ZONA ROSA

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2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
We've just released the line up for the 2019 Summer Concert Series and you won't want to miss it! This annual, free concert series will once again be every Thursday, Friday & Saturday June 6 - August 10 at Zona Rosa Town Square. New this year on Thursdays is a live karaoke-style jam session. The audience calls the songs and can even sign up to sing or play a song with the band.
SEE THE FULL BAND LINE-UP! »
Movie Nights Are Back!
Free showing of Ralph Breaks the Internet (at dusk!)
- Children's activities
- Face painting
AND MORE!
Grab a lawn chair and a blanket and join us for our first Summer Movie Night of the season. Hereford House will have food & drinks available for purchase. Plus, enter to win a chance to enter the Citizen's Bank CASH VAULT!
Other Summer Outdoor Movie dates:
July 19 - Finding Dory
August 16 - Space Jam

Improv Comedy Club - Zona Rosa
Kountry Wayne - June 21-22
SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT
21 & over
http://www.improvkc.com

Jowler Creek Winery
This month at Jowler Creek
Wine’d Down Friday Night
Grill Your Own Dinner & Live Music
Every Friday Night; 6-9 pm
Come out and "unwine'd" from the work week with us, as you grill your own dinner while listening to some live acoustic music by the following musicians:
June 21 - Christopher Cardwell
June 28 - Erin Eades
Bring out your favorite meat, and we’ll provide the fire, utensils and seasonings for you to grill it to perfection! We’ll also have an assortment our award-winning wines, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as our picnic pails with cheese, salamis and fresh baked bread. Cost to attend isFREE.
Sangria Sundays
Every Sunday; 11 am-5 pm
Each Sunday in May we'll have a different Sangria available in the tasting room by the glass and carafe:
June 23 - Lemonade Sangria
June 30 - Red, White & Blue Sangria
Come out to enjoy each of these unique blends before they're gone!
Sippin' and Singin' Saturday Nights
Every Saturday Night, 6-9 pm
Gather your friends and come relax in our indoor barrel room night with live acoustic rock-and-roll music by the following musicians:
June 22 - Mojo Saint (80's Night)
June 29 - Scotty's Brow
We’ll be selling wine and beer by the glass and bottle, and we’ll also have picnic pails with warm, fresh bread and delectable cheeses and salamis available for purchase.
80's Night
June 22, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Put on your leg warmers, stock your fanny pack, crimp your hair, and come on out for our 80’s Night Party! We’ll have live music by the band Mojo Saint rocking out in our beautifully-landscaped wine garden. Cost to attend is FREE.

PARKVILLE
SAVE THE DATE

Annual Parkville July 4th Parade and Carnival
Thurs., July 4th - 10am
63rd St & Hwy 9
to Downtown Parkville
http://www.parkvillemo.org/event/parkville-july-4th-celebration-2019/
http://www.parkvillemo.org/event/parkville-4th-of-july-carnival/

PLATTE COUNTY PARKS
SAVE THE DATE

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PLATTE CITY

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FARMER'S MARKET
Running Horse Ranch & Home
2601 Running Horse Road
Saturday Mornings 7:00 am till sell-out
Platte County Community Center North
3101 Running Horse Road
Wednesday's 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE

4th of July Celebration
Fireworks Display
Patriotic Music & Fireworks
Free Admission
Sponsored by Platte City Parks & Recreation
Venue: Platte Ridge Park
Starts: Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 9:45 pm

Argosy Casino & Hotel
DJ Matt McNeal - June 21
Call for info:

816-746-3100


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Suite 200
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Important Message to Taxpayers

On Monday, June 17, 2019, the letter below was mailed to 11 Platte County
property owners, who received a deadline extension to the Platte County
Board of Equalization.
Our office holds itself to the highest of standards in treating every
property owner in a fair and equitable manner, and providing them proper
notice of their assessment.


 
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 DAVID COX

PLATTE COUNTY ASSESSOR

 June 17, 2019

  

Dear Platte County Property Owner,

Per Missouri law, our increase notices must contain specific language regarding when an appeal to the Board of Equalization can be completed. In this instance, where our notices were sent to you last week, our office has statutory discretion to extend the deadline.

 

If you wish to appeal to the Board of Equalization, we can still schedule you, to grant you an ability to appeal. However, the time at which your appeal may be heard could be in the latter part of July. Given the recent notice you received, we are extending our appeal deadline to June 30th for increase notices sent out the week of June 10th .

 

I appreciate the ability to correspond with all Platte County property owners regarding this issue, and always welcome input that you may be able to provide regarding this year’s reassessment.

 

You may email your appeal form to joverton@co.platte.mo.us or mail it to our office at 415 Third Street, Room 114, Platte City, MO 64079.

 

Sincerely, 

David Cox

Platte County Assessor

 

415 THIRD STREET, RM 114, PLATTE CITY, MISSOURI 64079, PHONE: (816) 858-2232  FAX: (816) 858-3314

CVB E-blast 6/14/19-6/20/19

Here's What's Happening in
Platte County
June 14th - June 20th, 2019


ENTERTAINMENT

THIS WEEK IN WESTON
Saturday, June 15

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Join us for our first ever Weston Orchard Cherry Fest on Saturday, June 15th.
Weston Orchard & Vineyard
830-522-0603
We will have live music and lots of fun activities for the entire family. There will be an admission fee of $3 per person which will include access to the cherry trees and all activities.
Activities in the barn and on the porch will be available to everyone attending the event. U-pick cherries will be $3 per pound. Frozen, pitted cherries will also be available for:
$5.50/qt, $20/5# bag, $35/10# bag
Schedule of Events:
10:30-12:30 Kids scavenger hunt (free with admission)
12:00 Cherry Pit Spitting contest (free)
1:00 Kids Baking Championship (free)
1:30-4:30 Live Music on the Patio
2:00– 4:00 Face Painting (free with admission)
All Day events will include:
kids coloring sheets
samples of strawberry jellies & strawberry donuts
free popcorn
farm train rides
tractor photo ops.


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Burley House Market
Craft & Small Business Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4



Riverwood Winery
Bring your family and friends and relax at our Winery in the peaceful setting of the scenic Missouri River Bluff country!
This Weekend At Riverwood!
Friday, June 14th
-Live Music with Nick Gusman 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday, June 15th
-Live Music with Jacob Bigus 1pm-4pm
Sunday, June 16th
-Father's Day at Riverwood: Old Fashioned's for the Old Man!
-Live Music with Frank Rardon 1pm-4pm
Treat your Father to a special experience and enjoy a classic cocktail with your Old Man this Father's Day! What better way to honor your favorite man! Old Fashioned's will be available at the Whisk(e)y Bar from 11am-4:30pm We will also have $1 Off Cigars and Live Music from 1pm-4pm with Frank Rardon!
Weston Brewing Company
Historic Downtown Weston and Weston
Brewing Company
Guided Tours at 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM.
502 Spring St. | Weston, MO 64096
Reservations Call: 816.640.5728
Holladay Distillery
Home of McCormick Distilling Co
#1 McCormick Lane
Distillery Tours
The distillery offers tours 7 days a week for $10 which includes a tasting. Tours run every 30 minutes. Pre-registration online suggested but walk-ins accepted. Explore over 160 years of history and experience Real Missouri Bourbon being made at the Holladay Distillery, home of McCormick Distilling, Co. Originally founded by "Stagecoach King" Benjamin Holladay and his brother, Major David Holladay, it is now the oldest distillery west of the Mississippi located on its original site.Please call 816-640-3056 with any questions or visit www.holladaydistillery.com.
Sunday, June 16
Burley House Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4
Up to 50 vendors including: Many homespun crafters, wood signs, glass beaded jewelry, candles, soaps and lotions, children and baby items, wooden crosses, home décor, Thirty One, Scentsy, Jordan Essentials, Young Living Oils, Magnabilities, Plexus, Usborne Books, Perfectly Posh, Norwex, Snap Jewelry, Paparazzi, Younique, In a Pickle, Tastefully Simple, and many more! For more information about becoming a vendor contact Tricia Buckler at burleyhouseevents@westontobacco.com or check out our Facebook page at Burley House Market and Venue.
Green Dirt Farm1099 Welt Street
(816) 386-2156
Thursday- Sunday 11am to 7pm
Sandwiches * Homemade Ice Cream *Draft Beer *Wine and cheese tastings.
www.greendirtfarm.coCline’s Opry
Family Fun Every Sunday. Doors open at 5pm. Sunday shows are from 5-7pm. National and regional acts are announced throughout the year.Sunday show prices are $12 per person with children 12 and under free. Concessions available. Like our Cline's Opry Facebook page for all upcoming events.
Tuesday, June 18
Weston Senior Center – 9:30am-1:30pm.
507 Main Street, Weston, MO. The center will offer those 60 and older from all over the area a place to play games, socialize, have a meal and enjoy low-impact exercise. There is no residency requirement to participate. Meals Must Be Reserved by calling 816-270-4100. The meal is a $5.00 donation.
SAVE THE DATE

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This Weekend at O'Malley's Pub
(816) 640-5235 Weston, MO
Friday, June 14
8pm Langer's Ball
8pm Bob Reed

Saturday, June 15
2pm Clay Hughes
8pm Bob Reed
8pm Langer's Ball

Sunday, June 16
3pm Bob Reeder

The Farmer's House

EVERY DAY SPECIAL
$3 off 3 TFH Jarred Products
Market & Cafe Updates
415 Main Street, Weston, MO 64098
816-640-3276
Mon. - Thurs. 10 - 4
Fri. & Sat. 10-5
Sun. 11-5

PARKVILLE
SAVE THE DATE

Annual Parkville July 4th Parade
Thurs., July 4th - 10am
63rd St & Hwy 9
to Downtown Parkville

Weston Coffee Roastery
413 Main St., Weston, MO
816-640-7045
Wed. - Sun. 8am-5pm
Facebook.com/westoncoffeeroastery
We are located in downtown Weston at 413 Main Street. All of our coffees are fresh-roasted at our location. We are family owned and operated business.


EVENTS

ZONA ROSA

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2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
We've just released the line up for the 2019 Summer Concert Series and you won't want to miss it! This annual, free concert series will once again be every Thursday, Friday & Saturday June 6 - August 10 at Zona Rosa Town Square. New this year on Thursdays is a live karaoke-style jam session. The audience calls the songs and can even sign up to sing or play a song with the band.
SEE THE FULL BAND LINE-UP! »
Movie Nights Are Back!
Free showing of Ralph Breaks the Internet (at dusk!)
June 21st in Town Square
- Children's activities
- Face painting
AND MORE!
Grab a lawn chair and a blanket and join us for our first Summer Movie Night of the season. Hereford House will have food & drinks available for purchase. Plus, enter to win a chance to enter the Citizen's Bank CASH VAULT!
Other Summer Outdoor Movie dates:
July 19 - Finding Dory
August 16 - Space Jam

Improv Comedy Club - Zona Rosa
Big Jay Oakerson - June 14-15
SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT
21 & over
http://www.improvkc.com

Jowler Creek Winery
This month at Jowler Creek
Wine’d Down Friday Night
Grill Your Own Dinner & Live Music
Every Friday Night; 6-9 pm
Come out and "unwine'd" from the work week with us, as you grill your own dinner while listening to some live acoustic music by the following musicians:
June 14 - Nate Greybill of Mojo Saint
June 21 - Christopher Cardwell
June 28 - Erin Eades
Bring out your favorite meat, and we’ll provide the fire, utensils and seasonings for you to grill it to perfection! We’ll also have an assortment our award-winning wines, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as our picnic pails with cheese, salamis and fresh baked bread. Cost to attend isFREE.
Sangria Sundays
Every Sunday; 11 am-5 pm
Each Sunday in May we'll have a different Sangria available in the tasting room by the glass and carafe:
June 16 - Lemonade Sangria
June 23 - Lemonade Sangria
June 30 - Red, White & Blue Sangria
Come out to enjoy each of these unique blends before they're gone!
Sippin' and Singin' Saturday Nights
Every Saturday Night, 6-9 pm
Gather your friends and come relax in our indoor barrel room night with live acoustic rock-and-roll music by the following musicians:
June 15 - Scotty's Brow
June 22 - Mojo Saint (80's Night)
June 29 - Scotty's Brow
We’ll be selling wine and beer by the glass and bottle, and we’ll also have picnic pails with warm, fresh bread and delectable cheeses and salamis available for purchase.
Dollar Draw for Dad
June 14-16, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Give Dad what he wants for Father’s Day…a refreshing pint of BEER! Friday through Sunday of Father’s Day weekend we’ll be offering dads one frothy pint of Flying Monkey Amber Ale beer for just $1! There is a limit of one pint at this special pricing per dad on each of these days (not after 5 pm), and it is only available while supplies last!
Cheers to Dads!
June 16, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Thanks to all the hard-working dads out there and all they do! On Father’s Day, we’ll be toasting them with dollar draws and live music! Christopher Cardewell will be playing live music from Noon-3:00 pm in our beautifully-landscaped wine garden. And, we’ll be offering dads one frothy pint of Flying Monkey Amber Ale beer for just $1! There is a limit of one pint at this special pricing per dad, and it is only available while supplies last. This event is open to everyone - not just dads. Hope to see you out!
80's Night
June 22, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Put on your leg warmers, stock your fanny pack, crimp your hair, and come on out for our 80’s Night Party! We’ll have live music by the band Mojo Saint rocking out in our beautifully-landscaped wine garden. Cost to attend is FREE.

PLATTE CITY

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SAVE THE DATE

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4th of July Celebration
Fireworks Display
Patriotic Music & Fireworks
Free Admission
Sponsored by Platte City Parks & Recreation
Venue: Platte Ridge Park
Starts: Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 9:45 pm

RIVERSIDE

Loud and Local Fest
Join us for a sustainable music festival!
Saturday, June 15th
4510 NW Gateway Ave, Riverside MO (Behind clock tower)
Gates Open 10:30am
Discover local musicians, artists, food trucks, beer, wine, & more! Come experience a day full of music, creativity, dance, food, drink, & fun! Visit http://www.loudandlocalfest.com

PLATTE COUNTY PARKS
SAVE THE DATE

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Argosy Casino & Hotel
DJ Casey Arnold - June 14
Vinyl Revival - June 15
Call for info:

816-746-3100

AMC Barrywoods Theatres
http://www.amctheatres.com/
888-AMC-4FUN


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Platte County CVB
11724 NW Plaza Circle
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64153

CVB E-blast 6/7/19-6/13/19

Here's What's Happening in
Platte County
June 7th - June 13th, 2019


ENTERTAINMENT

THIS WEEK IN WESTON
Saturday, June 8

Polish Pottery Sale!

Oval Bakers!
25% off all sizes of Oval Bakers
Offer valid on in-stock items Oval Bakers during 2nd Saturday weekend for our Polish Pottery Registry Members only.
Burley House Market
Craft & Small Business Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4



Riverwood Winery
Bring your family and friends and relax at our Winery in the peaceful setting of the scenic Missouri River Bluff country!
This Month At Riverwood!
The Winery will remain closed this week (June 5th-June 9th) as Highway 45 is still closed as a result of water over the road.Although access to the Winery is cut off (we can reach it via back gravel roads) no water has reached the building and we don't expect it to. If river level forecasts are accurate the water should be off the highway next week. We will update our website with new information about the highway closure as soon as it is available. We cannot stress enough how much we appreciate the support we have received from all of you and the local community. It means the world to us. Thank you!
Weston Brewing Company
Historic Downtown Weston and Weston
Brewing Company
Guided Tours at 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM.
502 Spring St. | Weston, MO 64096
Reservations Call: 816.640.5728
Holladay Distillery
Home of McCormick Distilling Co
#1 McCormick Lane
Distillery Tours
The distillery offers tours 7 days a week for $10 which includes a tasting. Tours run every 30 minutes. Pre-registration online suggested but walk-ins accepted. Explore over 160 years of history and experience Real Missouri Bourbon being made at the Holladay Distillery, home of McCormick Distilling, Co. Originally founded by "Stagecoach King" Benjamin Holladay and his brother, Major David Holladay, it is now the oldest distillery west of the Mississippi located on its original site.Please call 816-640-3056 with any questions or visit www.holladaydistillery.com.
Sunday, June 9
Burley House Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4
Up to 50 vendors including: Many homespun crafters, wood signs, glass beaded jewelry, candles, soaps and lotions, children and baby items, wooden crosses, home décor, Thirty One, Scentsy, Jordan Essentials, Young Living Oils, Magnabilities, Plexus, Usborne Books, Perfectly Posh, Norwex, Snap Jewelry, Paparazzi, Younique, In a Pickle, Tastefully Simple, and many more! For more information about becoming a vendor contact Tricia Buckler at burleyhouseevents@westontobacco.com or check out our Facebook page at Burley House Market and Venue.
Green Dirt Farm1099 Welt Street
(816) 386-2156
Thursday- Sunday 11am to 7pm
Sandwiches * Homemade Ice Cream *Draft Beer *Wine and cheese tastings.
www.greendirtfarm.coCline’s Opry
Family Fun Every Sunday. Doors open at 5pm. Sunday shows are from 5-7pm. National and regional acts are announced throughout the year.Sunday show prices are $12 per person with children 12 and under free. Concessions available. Like our Cline's Opry Facebook page for all upcoming events.
Tuesday, June 10
Weston Senior Center – 9:30am-1:30pm.
507 Main Street, Weston, MO. The center will offer those 60 and older from all over the area a place to play games, socialize, have a meal and enjoy low-impact exercise. There is no residency requirement to participate. Meals Must Be Reserved by calling 816-270-4100. The meal is a $5.00 donation.
SAVE THE DATE

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This Weekend at O'Malley's Pub
(816) 640-5235 Weston, MO
Friday, June 7
8pm Clay Hughes & Friend
8pm Bob Reed

Saturday, June 8
2pm Clay Hughes
8pm Bob Reed
8pm Clay Hughes & Friends

Sunday, June 9
3pm Bob Reeder

The Farmer's House

EVERY DAY SPECIAL
$3 off 3 TFH Jarred Products
Market & Cafe Updates
415 Main Street, Weston, MO 64098
816-640-3276
Mon. - Thurs. 10 - 4
Fri. & Sat. 10-5
Sun. 11-5

PARKVILLE
SAVE THE DATE

Annual Parkville July 4th Parade
Thurs., July 4th - 10am
63rd St & Hwy 9
to Downtown Parkville

Weston Coffee Roastery
413 Main St., Weston, MO
816-640-7045
Wed. - Sun. 8am-5pm
Facebook.com/westoncoffeeroastery
We are located in downtown Weston at 413 Main Street. All of our coffees are fresh-roasted at our location. We are family owned and operated business.

PLATTE COUNTY PARKS

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Argosy Casino & Hotel
DJ Bobby Eddy - June 7
X-parte - June 8
Call for info:

816-746-3100


EVENTS

ZONA ROSA

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2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
We've just released the line up for the 2019 Summer Concert Series and you won't want to miss it! This annual, free concert series will once again be every Thursday, Friday & Saturday June 6 - August 10 at Zona Rosa Town Square. New this year on Thursdays is a live karaoke-style jam session. The audience calls the songs and can even sign up to sing or play a song with the band.
SEE THE FULL BAND LINE-UP! »

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GAME NIGHT, SPONSORED BY GO! CALENDARS
2nd Thursday Game Night, June 13 5pm

Inside The Grove at Zona Rosa Go! Calendar & Games
8640 N. Dixson Ave
Kids & Adults are welcome to stop by any time from 5pm - close to participate in Game Night. Learn how to play various games and have fun. Bring family & friends!
Movie Nights Are Back!
Free showing of Ralph Breaks the Internet (at dusk!)
June 21st in Town Square
- Children's activities
- Face painting
AND MORE!
Grab a lawn chair and a blanket and join us for our first Summer Movie Night of the season. Hereford House will have food & drinks available for purchase. Plus, enter to win a chance to enter the Citizen's Bank CASH VAULT!
Other Summer Outdoor Movie dates:
July 19 - Finding Dory
August 16 - Space Jam

Improv Comedy Club - Zona Rosa
Tony Roberts - June 7 & 8
Christopher Titus - June 9
SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT
21 & over
http://www.improvkc.com

Jowler Creek Winery
This month at Jowler Creek
Wine’d Down Friday Night
Grill Your Own Dinner & Live Music
Every Friday Night; 6-9 pm
Come out and "unwine'd" from the work week with us, as you grill your own dinner while listening to some live acoustic music by the following musicians:
June 7 - Last Chance Band
June 14 - Nate Greybill of Mojo Saint
June 21 - Christopher Cardwell
June 28 - Erin Eades
Bring out your favorite meat, and we’ll provide the fire, utensils and seasonings for you to grill it to perfection! We’ll also have an assortment our award-winning wines, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as our picnic pails with cheese, salamis and fresh baked bread. Cost to attend isFREE.
Sangria Sundays
Every Sunday; 11 am-5 pm
Each Sunday in May we'll have a different Sangria available in the tasting room by the glass and carafe:
June 2 - Lemonade Sangria
June 9 - Lemonade Sangria
June 16 - Lemonade Sangria
June 23 - Lemonade Sangria
June 30 - Red, White & Blue Sangria
Come out to enjoy each of these unique blends before they're gone!
Sippin' and Singin' Saturday Nights
Every Saturday Night, 6-9 pm
Gather your friends and come relax in our indoor barrel room night with live acoustic rock-and-roll music by the following musicians:
June 8 - Whiskey Bend
June 15 - Scotty's Brow
June 22 - Mojo Saint (80's Night)
June 29 - Scotty's Brow
We’ll be selling wine and beer by the glass and bottle, and we’ll also have picnic pails with warm, fresh bread and delectable cheeses and salamis available for purchase.
Dollar Draw for Dad
June 14-16, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Give Dad what he wants for Father’s Day…a refreshing pint of BEER! Friday through Sunday of Father’s Day weekend we’ll be offering dads one frothy pint of Flying Monkey Amber Ale beer for just $1! There is a limit of one pint at this special pricing per dad on each of these days (not after 5 pm), and it is only available while supplies last!
Cheers to Dads!
June 16, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Thanks to all the hard-working dads out there and all they do! On Father’s Day, we’ll be toasting them with dollar draws and live music! Christopher Cardewell will be playing live music from Noon-3:00 pm in our beautifully-landscaped wine garden. And, we’ll be offering dads one frothy pint of Flying Monkey Amber Ale beer for just $1! There is a limit of one pint at this special pricing per dad, and it is only available while supplies last. This event is open to everyone - not just dads. Hope to see you out!
80's Night
June 22, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Put on your leg warmers, stock your fanny pack, crimp your hair, and come on out for our 80’s Night Party! We’ll have live music by the band Mojo Saint rocking out in our beautifully-landscaped wine garden. Cost to attend is FREE.

PLATTE CITY

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RIVERSIDE
Save the Date

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Loud and Local Fest
Join us for a sustainable music festival!
Saturday, June 15th
4510 NW Gateway Ave, Riverside MO (Behind clock tower)
Gates Open 10:30am
Discover local musicians, artists, food trucks, beer, wine, & more! Come experience a day full of music, creativity, dance, food, drink, & fun! Visit http://www.loudandlocalfest.com

AMC Barrywoods Theatres
http://www.amctheatres.com/
888-AMC-4FUN


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Platte County CVB
11724 NW Plaza Circle
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64153

PCEDC June In Action

PCEDC June In Action

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June Calendar Reminders


KCI Area Development Committee
Thursday, June 6th at 7:30 am
Platte County Resource Center
Agenda

  • I-29 Corridor Study Scope

  • KCI Area Land Development Status Update

KCI TIF and Platte Purchase TIF Advisory Committees
Wednesday, June 19th at 8:00 am
Platte County Resource Center

KCMO Residents:
Are you ready to vote?
Easily find what's on the ballot, where to
vote, and more at the link below.

Public Policy Committee
Will NOT meet in June

Board of Directors
Friday, June 28th at 7:30 am
Platte County Resource Center


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Internet robber sentenced to 20 years in prison

Jalen Clayton, 19

Jalen Clayton, 19

A Kansas City teenager has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for robbing two people at gunpoint after arranging over the internet to meet them to sell a cell phone.  Jalen Clayton, 19, received the sentence in Platte County on May 30 after pleading guilty in March to two counts of first degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action.  

Platte County Prosecuting Attorney Eric Zahnd said, “This sentence sends a clear message that, in Platte County, violent crimes carry severe penalties. We won't tolerate criminals who prey on the users of online marketplaces."

Clayton admitted that, on March 18, 2018, he lured two victims to 5615 North Anita Avenue by posting an iPhone 8 for sale on the Offer Up app.  When the victims arrived, Clayton got in the backseat of the victim's car and pulled out a black handgun. Clayton then took the magazine out of the gun, showed the victims the bullets inside, and demanded their possessions. Each of the victims gave Clayton their cell phones, and he ran away from the car.

Judge Thomas Fincham sentenced Clayton to 20 years on each of the robbery charges and 15 years on each of the armed criminal action charges.  The sentences will run concurrently.  Because first degree robbery is classified under Missouri law as a dangerous felony, Clayton must serve 85% of his sentence before he becomes eligible for parole.

Zahnd reminded people to be safe when meeting strangers to complete online transactions.  "The Kansas City Police Department now has online exchange locations in the parking lots of its patrol stations.  We encourage people to use these locations or other safe, populated locations during daylight hours when meeting strangers to complete internet purchases."

The case was investigated by the Kansas City Missouri Police Department.  It was prosecuted by assistant prosecutor Max Pepper.

 A photo of Clayton is above.  If you need additional information, please feel free to contact our office's media liaison, Tanya Faherty.

Eric G. Zahnd
Platte County Prosecuting Attorney
415 Third Street, Suite 60
Platte City, Missouri 64079
(816) 858-3476

CVB E-blast 5/31/19-6/6/19

Here's What's Happening in
Platte County
May 31st - June 6th, 2019


ENTERTAINMENT
 

THIS WEEK IN WESTON
Saturday, June 1
Burley House Market
Craft & Small Business Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4

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Pirtle Winery
Corks & Canvas
Saturday, June 1, 2019
7:30-9:30pm
The Cellar at Pirtle Winery
Join us for a fun evening of art and wine as we channel our inner artists. Our talented instructor Paige will walk us through step by step to complete the evening’s painting.  Cost is $40/person and includes all painting supplies and light snacks. Tickets available at:
www.pirtlewinery.com/product/June-Corks---Canvas
Riverwood Winery
Bring your family and friends and relax at our Winery in the peaceful setting of the scenic Missouri River Bluff country! 
This Month At Riverwood!
Riverwood will be closed this weekend due to flooding and high water on surrounding rounds.  We hope to reopen next week.
Weston Brewing Company
Historic Downtown Weston and Weston
Brewing Company
Guided Tours at 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM.
502 Spring St. | Weston, MO 64096
Reservations Call: 816.640.5728
Holladay Distillery
Home of McCormick Distilling Co
#1 McCormick Lane
Distillery Tours
The distillery offers tours 7 days a week for $10 which includes a tasting. Tours run every 30 minutes. Pre-registration online suggested but walk-ins accepted. Explore over 160 years of history and experience Real Missouri Bourbon being made at the Holladay Distillery, home of McCormick Distilling, Co. Originally founded by "Stagecoach King" Benjamin Holladay and his brother, Major David Holladay, it is now the oldest distillery west of the Mississippi located on its original site.Please call 816-640-3056 with any questions or visit www.holladaydistillery.com.
Sunday, June 2
Burley House Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4
Up to 50 vendors including: Many homespun crafters, wood signs, glass beaded jewelry, candles, soaps and lotions, children and baby items, wooden crosses, home décor, Thirty One, Scentsy, Jordan Essentials, Young Living Oils, Magnabilities, Plexus, Usborne Books, Perfectly Posh, Norwex, Snap Jewelry, Paparazzi, Younique, In a Pickle, Tastefully Simple, and many more! For more information about becoming a vendor contact Tricia Buckler at burleyhouseevents@westontobacco.com or check out our Facebook page at Burley House Market and Venue. 
Green Dirt Farm
1099 Welt Street
(816) 386-2156
Thursday- Sunday 11am to 7pm
Sandwiches * Homemade Ice Cream *Draft Beer  *Wine and cheese tastings.
www.greendirtfarm.com
Cline’s Opry
 
Family Fun Every Sunday. Doors open at 5pm.  Sunday shows are from 5-7pm. National and regional acts are announced throughout the year.Sunday show prices are $12 per person with children 12 and under free. Concessions available. Like our Cline's Opry Facebook page for all upcoming events.
Tuesday, June 4
Weston Senior Center  –  9:30am-1:30pm.
507 Main Street, Weston, MO. The center will offer those 60 and older from all over the area a place to play games, socialize, have a meal and enjoy low-impact exercise. There is no residency requirement to participate. Meals Must Be Reserved by calling 816-270-4100. The meal is a $5.00 donation.
SAVE THE DATE

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This Weekend at O'Malley's Pub
(816) 640-5235 Weston, MO   
Friday, May 31
8pm Tullamore
8pm Bob Reed

Saturday, June 1
2pm Clay Hughes
8pm Bob Reed
8pm Tullamore

Sunday, June 2
3pm Bob Reeder

The Farmer's House

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EVERY DAY SPECIAL
$3 off 3 TFH Jarred Products
Market & Cafe Updates              
415 Main Street, Weston, MO 64098
816-640-3276
Mon. - Thurs. 10 - 4
Fri. & Sat. 10-5
Sun. 11-5

PARKVILLE
Cruise Night
Sat., June 1st  4pm - 8pm
Parkville Farmers Market
Electronics Recycling
June 1st, 9am - Noon
Parkville City Hall parking lot
8880 Clark St.
We'll take anything with a cord or battery!  Everyone welcome!
SAVE THE DATE

Annual Parkville July 4th Parade
Thurs., July 4th - 10am
63rd St & Hwy 9
to Downtown Parkville

Weston Coffee Roastery 
413 Main St., Weston, MO
816-640-7045
Wed. - Sun. 8am-5pm
Facebook.com/westoncoffeeroastery
We are located in downtown Weston at 413 Main Street. All of our coffees are fresh-roasted at our location.  We are family owned and operated business.

PLATTE COUNTY PARKS

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Argosy Casino & Hotel
DJ Ben Rich -  May 31
Midnight Rodeo -  June 1
Call for info:

816-746-3100

AMC Barrywoods Theatres
http://www.amctheatres.com/
888-AMC-4FUN


EVENTS

ZONA ROSA
FESTA ITALIANA: MAY 31 - JUNE 2
UNICO's Festa Italiana is this weekend at Zona Rosa! This festival, now in its 13th year, is a unique celebration of Italian traditions and Italian-American culture.  Enjoy an amazing assortment of Italian food favorites, great entertainment on the main stage, a 3v3 soccer tournament on Friday and Saturday, an Italian Motorsports Show (Sunday, Noon to 2pm,) and much more.
GET FULL EVENT DETAILS! »

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2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
We've just released the line up for the 2019 Summer Concert Series and you won't want to miss it!  This annual, free concert series will once again be every Thursday, Friday & Saturday June 6 - August 10 at Zona Rosa Town Square.  New this year on Thursdays is a live karaoke-style jam session. The audience calls the songs and can even sign up to sing or play a song with the band.
SEE THE FULL BAND LINE-UP! »
Movie Nights Are Back!
Free showing of Ralph Breaks the Internet (at dusk!)
June 21st in Town Square
- Children's activities
- Face painting
AND MORE!
Grab a lawn chair and a blanket and join us for our first Summer Movie Night of the season.  Hereford House will have food & drinks available for purchase. Plus, enter to win a chance to enter the Citizen's Bank CASH VAULT!
Other Summer Outdoor Movie dates:
July 19 - Finding Dory
August 16 - Space Jam

Improv Comedy Club - Zona Rosa
John Witherspoon - May 31 - June 1
Al Goodwin - June 2
SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT 
21 & over
http://www.improvkc.com

Jowler Creek Winery
This month at Jowler Creek
Wine’d Down Friday Night
Grill Your Own Dinner & Live Music
Every Friday Night; 6-9 pm
Come out and "unwine'd" from the work week with us, as you grill your own dinner while listening to some live acoustic music by the following musicians:
•   May 31 - Nate Greybill of Mojo Saint
    June 7 - Last Chance Band
    June 14 - Nate Greybill of Mojo Saint
    June 21 - Christopher Cardwell
    June 28 - Erin Eades
Bring out your favorite meat, and we’ll provide the fire, utensils and seasonings for you to grill it to perfection! We’ll also have an assortment our award-winning wines, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as our picnic pails with cheese, salamis and fresh baked bread. Cost to attend isFREE. 
Sangria Sundays
Every Sunday; 11 am-5 pm
Each Sunday in May we'll have a different Sangria available in the tasting room by the glass and carafe:
May 24 - Red, White & Blue Sangria
June 2 - Lemonade Sangria
June 9 - Lemonade Sangria
June 16 - Lemonade Sangria
June 23 - Lemonade Sangria
June 30 - Red, White & Blue Sangria
Come out to enjoy each of these unique blends before they're gone! 
Sippin' and Singin' Saturday Nights
Every Saturday Night, 6-9 pm
Gather your friends and come relax in our indoor barrel room night with live acoustic rock-and-roll music by the following musicians:
June 1 - Middle Theory
June 8 - Whiskey Bend
June 15 - Scotty's Brow
June 22 - Mojo Saint (80's Night)
June 29 - Scotty's Brow
We’ll be selling wine and beer by the glass and bottle, and we’ll also have picnic pails with warm, fresh bread and delectable cheeses and salamis available for purchase.
Dollar Draw for Dad
June 14-16, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Give Dad what he wants for Father’s Day…a refreshing pint of BEER! Friday through Sunday of Father’s Day weekend we’ll be offering dads one frothy pint of Flying Monkey Amber Ale beer for just $1! There is a limit of one pint at this special pricing per dad on each of these days (not after 5 pm), and it is only available while supplies last!
Cheers to Dads!
June 16, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Thanks to all the hard-working dads out there and all they do! On Father’s Day, we’ll be toasting them with dollar draws and live music! Christopher Cardewell will be playing live music from Noon-3:00 pm in our beautifully-landscaped wine garden. And, we’ll be offering dads one frothy pint of Flying Monkey Amber Ale beer for just $1! There is a limit of one pint at this special pricing per dad, and it is only available while supplies last. This event is open to everyone - not just dads. Hope to see you out!
80's Night
June 22, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Put on your leg warmers, stock your fanny pack, crimp your hair, and come on out for our 80’s Night Party! We’ll have live music by the band Mojo Saint rocking out in our beautifully-landscaped wine garden. Cost to attend is FREE.

PLATTE CITY
Save the Date

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RIVERSIDE
Save the Date

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Loud and Local Fest
Join us for a sustainable music festival! 
Saturday, June 15th  
4510 NW Gateway Ave, Riverside MO (Behind clock tower)
Gates Open 10:30am
Discover local musicians, artists, food trucks, beer, wine, & more! Come experience a day full of music, creativity, dance, food, drink, & fun! Visit http://www.loudandlocalfest.com


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Platte County CVB
11724 NW Plaza Circle
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64153


PCEDC May Newsletter

PCEDC May Newsletter

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Upcoming Meetings and Events

Committee Meetings

Location: Platte County Resource Center, 11724 NW Plaza Circle, KCMO

KCI Area Development Committee, 7:30 AM on Thursday, June 6

KCI & Platte Purchase TIF Advisory Committees, 8:00 AM on Wednesday, June 19

Public Policy Committee, will NOT meet in June

Board of Directors, 7:30 AM on Friday, June 28

*New password for viewing meeting minutes is: action20


News and Events

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Community Development Day


Thanks to our great partners and communities who helped make the 2019 Community Development Day a great success....

Read more
www.plattecountyedc.com


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Northland Legislative Luncheon

On Tuesday, May 21, the Platte County Economic Development Council in partnership with the Northland Regional Chamber and Clay County Economic Development Council, held the annual Northland Joint Luncheon at the Embassy Suites KCI. Sponsored by...

Read more
www.plattecountyedc.com


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Coffee and Conversation with KCMO Mayoral Candidates

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the Northland Regional Chamber (NRC), Platte County EDC, Clay County EDC, and Northland Neighborhoods, Inc. hosted the KCMO Mayoral Candidates, Councilwoman Jolie Justus and Councilman Quinton Lucas for coffee and...

Read more
www.plattecountyedc.com


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Don't forget to vote!

Want to know the ballot issues where you live?


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Memorial Garden Luncheon

The Law Enforcement Memorial Garden will remind us of this ultimate sacrifice...

Read more
kclemg.org


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New Member Welcome, 3F30 Architects!

3F30 Architects was created to provide an Architectural process, from concept to post occupancy, that is smooth and enjoyable for our clients. 3F30 also exists because...

Read more
3f30.com


Investor News

Get details and information you need to know as the new KCI single terminal becomes a reality at BuildKCI.com.

Read the latest news on the new KCI single terminal project from Edgemoor HERE.

KCI Airport reports April 2019 with a one percent decrease from April 2018. For the year to-date, total passengers in and out total are up 1.1 percent.

MORE HERE

Platte Valley Bank offers a monthly "Eat & Educate Events for Small Business" series in partnership with Mid-Continent Public Library. Next up: Social Media Advertising on July 17REGISTER HERE

North Kansas City Hospital offers health classes, events and complimentary wellness screenings. READ MORE

PLATTE COUNTY
HIRING EVENTS & JOB LISTINGS

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All Platte County companies are welcome to send us information and flyers for upcoming hiring events, which we will share on our jobs page as well as social media. If you have a hiring event to list, please contact Stephanie Deppen


Transportation

RideKC Next

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RideKC Next

The RideKC Next project is a comprehensive review and redesign of transit service focused on Kansas City, Mo., conducted by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) as part of our mission to connect people with opportunities....

Read more
ridekc.org

Transit in Platte County specifically serving our employment hubs has been a longstanding conversation. Alicia participated in a workshop identifying the next version of transit. Please help the KCATA determine what that should be.

Learn more and stay updated by regularly visiting the project webpage.

Check RideKCNext.org again soon to see a list of RideKC Next community meetings and events to attend.


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Construction Alert: NB/SB I-29 Closures

Reminder/Construction Alert: Crews will close NB/SB I-29 @ NW Old Tiffany Springs Rd. @PlatteEDC for bridge construction this weekend. @KCIAirport travelers beware. 

Read more
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Plan Ahead: 152 Bridge over I-35 Demo

Construction/Traffic Reminder: Crews will demo the 152 Bridge over I-35 @LibertyMissouri this weekend, starting Friday night. Please plan ahead. Info--> 

Read more
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I-29 Bridge / Tiffany Springs

I-29 Bridge / Tiffany Springs

I-29 Bridge / Tiffany Springs
The bridge construction is on schedule to be completed by the end of the year. Follow the project.

Buck O'Neil (Broadway) Bridge
The environmental study is still in process. See next steps and Follow the project.

NW Prairie View Road

NW Prairie View Road

NW Prairie View Road
Work is underway on Prairie View Road near 64th Street and is expected to be complete summer 2019. Follow the project.

Skyview Avenue
Construction of Skyview Avenue from Ambassador Drive to Tiffany Springs Road kicked off in May 2019.

Route 9 Widening

Route 9 Widening

NW 72nd Street
Construction for the 1st phase is expected to start in spring 2019 and the project is expected to be completed in summer 2020. Follow the project.

Route 9 Widening
Utility relocation is underway. Phases 1 & 2 start at the 45 Hwy intersection extending to the entrance of Riss Lake.


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A Special Thank You to our Top Investors

Leadership Investors

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Platinum Plus Investors

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Platinum Investors


MD Management
Park Hill School District
Platte-Clay Electric
Platte County R-3 School District
ROSNET
Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, PC
Trammell Crow Company
TranSystems
Velociti
Wells Bank

Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
City of Weston
CVS Health
EDC of Kansas City
FiveStar Lifestyles
Gardner Construction
Harley-Davidson
Hunt Midwest
KCI Auto Auction
McCownGordon Construction


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CVB E-blast 5/24/19-5/30/19

Here's What's Happening in
Platte County
May 24th - May 30th, 2019


ENTERTAINMENT
 

THIS WEEK IN WESTON
Saturday, May 25
Burley House Market
Craft & Small Business Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4

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Riverwood Winery
Bring your family and friends and relax at our Winery in the peaceful setting of the scenic Missouri River Bluff country! 
This Month At Riverwood!
Friday, May 24th
-Live Music with Scott Duncan 6pm-8pm
-All Beers $3!
Saturday, May 25th
-Live Music with Dan Bliss
1pm-4pm
Sunday, May 26th
Live music with Jonny Greene  1-4pm
Weston Brewing Company
Historic Downtown Weston and Weston
Brewing Company
Guided Tours at 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM.
502 Spring St. | Weston, MO 64096
Reservations Call: 816.640.5728
Holladay Distillery
Home of McCormick Distilling Co
#1 McCormick Lane
Distillery Tours
The distillery offers tours 7 days a week for $10 which includes a tasting. Tours run every 30 minutes. Pre-registration online suggested but walk-ins accepted. Explore over 160 years of history and experience Real Missouri Bourbon being made at the Holladay Distillery, home of McCormick Distilling, Co. Originally founded by "Stagecoach King" Benjamin Holladay and his brother, Major David Holladay, it is now the oldest distillery west of the Mississippi located on its original site.Please call 816-640-3056 with any questions or visit www.holladaydistillery.com.
Sunday, May 26
Burley House Market
Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 10-4
Up to 50 vendors including: Many homespun crafters, wood signs, glass beaded jewelry, candles, soaps and lotions, children and baby items, wooden crosses, home décor, Thirty One, Scentsy, Jordan Essentials, Young Living Oils, Magnabilities, Plexus, Usborne Books, Perfectly Posh, Norwex, Snap Jewelry, Paparazzi, Younique, In a Pickle, Tastefully Simple, and many more! For more information about becoming a vendor contact Tricia Buckler at burleyhouseevents@westontobacco.com or check out our Facebook page at Burley House Market and Venue. 
Green Dirt Farm
1099 Welt Street
(816) 386-2156
Thursday- Sunday 11am to 7pm
Sandwiches * Homemade Ice Cream *Draft Beer  *Wine and cheese tastings.
www.greendirtfarm.coCline’s Opry 
Family Fun Every Sunday. Doors open at 5pm.  Sunday shows are from 5-7pm. National and regional acts are announced throughout the year.Sunday show prices are $12 per person with children 12 and under free. Concessions available. Like our Cline's Opry Facebook page for all upcoming events.
Tuesday, May 28
Weston Senior Center  –  9:30am-1:30pm.
507 Main Street, Weston, MO. The center will offer those 60 and older from all over the area a place to play games, socialize, have a meal and enjoy low-impact exercise. There is no residency requirement to participate. Meals Must Be Reserved by calling 816-270-4100. The meal is a $5.00 donation.
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This Weekend at O'Malley's Pub
(816) 640-5235 Weston, MO   
Friday, May 24
8pm Wild Colonial Bhoys
8pm Bob Reed

Saturday, May 25
2pm Clay Hughes
8pm Bob Reed
8pm Wild Colonial Bhoys

Sunday, May 26
3pm Bob Reeder

The Farmer's House

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EVERY DAY SPECIAL
$3 off 3 TFH Jarred Products
Market & Cafe Updates              
415 Main Street, Weston, MO 64098
816-640-3276
Mon. - Thurs. 10 - 4
Fri. & Sat. 10-5
Sun. 11-5

PARKVILLE
White Horse Cafe
Night of Whisky, Cigars and Prime Rib!
Parkville Commons
Saturday, May 25th
Featuring:
* 4 local whiskeys from Tom's Town and Restless Spirits
* 4 cigars from Weston Tobacco
Not a fan whiskey or cigars? No big deal!
Enjoy dinner and live entertainment with Lounge Singer Rudy C.Amato and Prime Rib served with Loaded Baked Potato (additional sides can be added A la Carte)
Whiskey tasting - $35
Cigars - $30
Prime Rib - $25 (Salad $5 extra)
Package Deal for all 3 - $80.
Reservations - call White Horse Café (816) 599-4474
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Annual Parkville July 4th Parade
Thurs., July 4th - 10am
63rd St & Hwy 9
to Downtown Parkville


EVENTS

ZONA ROSA
SEE ALL MEMORIAL DAY SALES EVENTS AT ZONA ROSA
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FESTA ITALIANA: MAY 31 - JUNE 2
UNICO's Festa Italiana is next weekend at Zona Rosa! This festival, now in its 13th year, is a unique celebration of Italian traditions and Italian-American culture.  Enjoy an amazing assortment of Italian food favorites, great entertainment on the main stage, a 3v3 soccer tournament on Friday and Saturday, an Italian Motorsports Show (Sunday, Noon to 2pm,) and much more.
GET FULL EVENT DETAILS! »

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2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
We've just released the line up for the 2019 Summer Concert Series and you won't want to miss it!  This annual, free concert series will once again be every Thursday, Friday & Saturday June 6 - August 10 at Zona Rosa Town Square.  New this year on Thursdays is a live karaoke-style jam session. The audience calls the songs and can even sign up to sing or play a song with the band.
SEE THE FULL BAND LINE-UP! »
Movie Nights Are Back!
Free showing of Ralph Breaks the Internet (at dusk!)
June 21st in Town Square
- Children's activities
- Face painting
AND MORE!
Grab a lawn chair and a blanket and join us for our first Summer Movie Night of the season.  Hereford House will have food & drinks available for purchase. Plus, enter to win a chance to enter the Citizen's Bank CASH VAULT!
Other Summer Outdoor Movie dates:
July 19 - Finding Dory
August 16 - Space Jam

Improv Comedy Club - Zona Rosa
Damon Williams - May 24-25
Larry Greene - May 26
SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT 
21 & over
http://www.improvkc.com

Jowler Creek Winery
This month at Jowler Creek
May 27, 2019; 11 am-5 pm
Come out, taste some red and white wines, relax in our wine garden and enjoy some live music from by Miguel Caraballo. Cost to attend is FREE. No reservations are required to join the fun...just come on out! 
Wine’d Down Friday Night
Grill Your Own Dinner & Live Music
Every Friday Night; 6-9 pm
Come out and "unwine'd" from the work week with us, as you grill your own dinner while listening to some live acoustic music by the following musicians:
•   May 24 - Whiskey Bend Band
•   May 31 - Nate Greybill of Mojo Saint
Bring out your favorite meat, and we’ll provide the fire, utensils and seasonings for you to grill it to perfection! We’ll also have an assortment our award-winning wines, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as our picnic pails with cheese, salamis and fresh baked bread. Cost to attend isFREE. 
Sangria Sundays
Every Sunday; 11 am-5 pm
Each Sunday in May we'll have a different Sangria available in the tasting room by the glass and carafe:
•   May 24 - Red, White & Blue Sangria
Come out to enjoy each of these unique blends before they're gone! 
Sippin' and Singin' Saturday Nights
Every Saturday Night, 6-9 pm
Gather your friends and come relax in our indoor barrel room night with live acoustic rock-and-roll music by the following musicians:
•    May 25 - Three Drink Minimum
We’ll be selling wine and beer by the glass and bottle, and we’ll also have picnic pails with warm, fresh bread and delectable cheeses and salamis available for purchase.

PLATTE COUNTY PARKS
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RIVERSIDE
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Loud and Local Fest
Join us for a sustainable music festival! 
Saturday, June 15th  
4510 NW Gateway Ave, Riverside MO (Behind clock tower)
Gates Open 10:30am
Discover local musicians, artists, food trucks, beer, wine, & more! Come experience a day full of music, creativity, dance, food, drink, & fun! Visit http://www.loudandlocalfest.com

Argosy Casino & Hotel
DJ Andrew Waters  -  May 25
Hot Caution  -  May 26
Call for info:

816-746-3100

Weston Coffee Roastery 
413 Main St., Weston, MO
816-640-7045
Wed. - Sun. 8am-5pm
Facebook.com/westoncoffeeroastery
We are located in downtown Weston at 413 Main Street. All of our coffees are fresh-roasted at our location.  We are family owned and operated business.

AMC Barrywoods Theatres
http://www.amctheatres.com/
888-AMC-4FUN


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