Feb 01

George Schlagel is JCPRD board chair for 2024

Posted on February 1, 2024 at 4:57 PM by Becky Burnside

As a fourth-generation Johnson County resident, George J. Schlagel of Olathe has watched JCPRD grow and expand to meet the ever-increasing needs of area residents. As chair of the Johnson County Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners for the coming year, he hopes to oversee implementation of recent planning efforts and measures to keep the district’s planning tools current.

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Feb 01

Executive Director Jeff Stewart describes highlights of the year just past

Posted on February 1, 2024 at 3:13 PM by Becky Burnside

Guided by its mission to enrich the Johnson County community through excellence in parks, recreation, culture, education, and public service, JCPRD made tremendous progress in meeting its lofty goals and objectives in 2023, including beginning or completing several major projects, delivering more than 4,000 programs and events, preserving over 10,000 acres of green space, and completing an update of the agency’s long-range strategic plan.

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Feb 01

It was a year of accomplishments, engagement, and memorable moments

Posted on February 1, 2024 at 3:12 PM by Becky Burnside

As we bid farewell to 2023, the Johnson County Museum is proud to reflect on a year filled with achievements, community engagement, and memorable moments. Throughout the year, we remained dedicated to our mission of fostering a deep understanding of history and community-building as we welcomed over 50,000 visitors to the museum and Lanesfield Historic Site. Our visitors’ enthusiasm and engagement fuel our commitment to providing quality exhibits, educational programming, and a space for families to create lasting memories in KidScape. Here's a glimpse into our notable accomplishments and a sneak peek at what's to come in 2024. 

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