August 29, 2021
This Week's Local Events
Tuesday, August 31
10:30-11:30am - Free Blood Pressure Checks
at the ES Community Center
7pm - Stronger Together NA Meetings
at the Good Samaritan Center Great Hall

Wednesday, September 1
7-12pm - Farmers Market at the
ES Community Center
at Clay County Public Health Department

Thursday, September 2
1pm - Paint with Lynn Workshop at Bliss
7pm - Stronger Together NA Meetings
at the Good Samaritan Center Great Hall

Friday, September 3
7pm - ESHS Tiger Football vs Warrensburg

Saturday, September 4
11:30am - Guided Winery/Wine Cave Tour & Candlelit Tasting at Fence Stile Vineyards
at Four Horses and a Dog Winery
Best Week Ever
The Excelsior Springs School District is definitely having the Best Week Ever after kicking off the school year safely and successfully! Also, Congratulations to the ESHS Football Team who won their opening game Friday!
Coming Soon
Big news this week came from the Community Center announcing evening hours and food trucks coming to our Farmers Market starting this Wednesday!

Word on the Street
The Fire Department is now certified to provide CPR & AED training! Chief Maddick says they will post the training schedule on their Facebook page and plan to have one class a month for $15.

Bohemian Sage Gallery downtown is offering art lessons, Ages 7 - Adult
Video Tour of Newly Renovated Elkhorn Elementary
Prop T has brought a lot of improvements to our aging facilities throughout the school district. Take a look at the renovated space and hear from Principal Annette Shelton

No Growing Pains Here, Early Childhood Center Expands Into New Space
The Early Childhood Center is moving into the space which was formerly Westview Elementary. Hear from "Dr. Katie" Andreasen and take a look around the Open House event!

Get Involved In Efforts Reducing Youth
Substance Abuse
Are you new, curious or interested in participating in Excelsior Springs SAFE? This workshop is for you! After a brief introduction to youth substance use, this workshop will explore the science of good prevention, a look at the factors that contribute to substance use, and provide an overview of our local and regional prevention efforts to reduce youth substance use and build resilience in youth.

Recent News Headlines
Here's a collection of various news stories that have appeared online in the past couple of weeks that have to do with Excelsior Springs!

ESPD Police Arrests
Here's a copy of this week's arrests provided by Excelsior Springs Police Department

Weekly Updates from the City Manager
City Manager Molly McGovern offers a weekly report to give citizens a better idea of what is happening on a local level weekly.

Caption Contest
Congrats to
LaVerne Woolston-Park
for being this week's Caption Contest winners with the following caption for this picture:

"'It's very appealing to be a banana."

Winners get a free drink from
The Mug Coffeehouse!

You can play every Tuesday at 8:00am in the Excelsior Citizen

Isley Park Woods • Photo by Kevin Morgan
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Gary Wayne Crabtree - August 25, 2021
Becky Crim - August 22, 2021
Janet Irene Gable - August 5, 2021
Claudia Marie Happy - Friday, August 20, 2021
Charles Mickie Heitman - August 19, 2021
Danny Lee Russell - August 11, 2021
Gary Wade Shanks - August 20, 2021
Alberta L. "Berta" Smith - August 23, 2021
Nicole Rene Walden - August 22, 2021
Excelsior Newsletter Archives
Have a great week, Excelsiorites!