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Jul 05

Check out JCPRD’s nominations for 2023 Best of Johnson County initiative

Posted on July 5, 2023 at 9:03 AM by Becky Burnside

By David Markham

JCPRD is pleased and humbled to have received a total of 13 nominations in four main categories in The Shawnee Mission and Blue Valley posts’ second-annual Best of Johnson County initiative. 

In 2022, JCPRD brought home wins in the Best Museum category for the Johnson County Museum, in the Best Park category for the Shawnee Mission Park, and in the Best Dog Park category for Shawnee Mission Park Off-Leash Dog Area

This year’s voting begins July 11 and runs through Aug. 15. Winners will be announced in late August and receive promotion by the Posts’ websites. 

Please look though our nominations and consider giving them your vote. Even those who vote have a chance to win, as anyone who submits 25 or more votes associated with the same valid email address from among all the categories will be automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $500 gift card to Prairiefire. 

Main Category: Arts & Entertainment 

  • Museum
    • Johnson County Museum 
  • Performing Arts Venue
    • Theatre in the Park
    • Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center

Main Category: Pets

  • Dog Park
    • Shawnee Mission Park Off-Leash Area 
    • Stoll Park Off-Leash Area 
    • Heritage Park Off-Leash Area 

Main Category: Professional Services & Workplace 

  • Large Employer (more than 100 employees)
    • Johnson County Park and Recreation District

Main Category: Recreation & Community

  • Disc Golf Course
    • Shawnee Mission Park
    • Big Bull Creek Park
  • Public Golf Course 
    • Tomahawk Hills Golf Course 
  • Public Park
    • Meadowbrook Park   
    • Shawnee Mission Park 
    • Antioch Park 

Antioch Park Lake with closeup of flowers