In the Community

Community Events


This is a list of community events. Information is provided by the groups listed. To submit an item, or make comments, suggestions or questions, please send a message to or call Michele Stidham, Communication Director, at 816-892-1314.

Cass County Essay Contest

The Cass County Historical Society announces its 2020 Essay Contest. The deadline for submissions is Friday, Oct. 9. Some topic suggestions are shown below. Students may also be inspired by topics and themes outlines in the Digital Historical Timeline.


Cass County Essay Contest
Essay Contest Flyer page 2

Cass County Art Contest

The Cass County Historical Society is offering a new contest for high school seniors.

Art contest instructions for students

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VFW scholarship competition for high school and middle school students

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) offers a national scholarship program. High School students can receive scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $30,000, and middle school students can win scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000. 

The national Voice of Democracy competition is an audio-essay program for high school students The theme for 2020-2021 is " Is this the country the Founders envisioned?" The Patriot's Pen is an essay contest for middle school students. This year's theme is "What is Patriotism to me?"

Students are eligible to enter and win multiple years. Entries are due to the VFW by Oct 30, 2020. For more information, contact Norma Baldridge, local VFW Scholarship Chairman, at 816-916-2666 or njsfamilywellness@gmail.com.
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Cub Scout Pack 4621

Cub Scout Pack 4621 meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays at First Baptist Church in Peculiar. For information, contact Matthew Hahs at mrhahs@gmail.com or 913-313-6588 or Steven Waltner at steven.waltner@me.com or 816-392-2418.

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Tumbler fundraiser

New! Tumblers now available for each Ray-Pec school. The school name is on one side, and "We are Ray-Pec" is on the reverse. The tumblers are created by the Ray-Pec Technology Student Association (TSA). You may also choose from several sports and activities. The price is $23 for a 30-ounce tumbler and $18 for a 20-ounce tumbler. All proceeds will benefit Ray-Pec TSA and Ray-Pec First Robotics. Contact Ivan.robison@raypec.org for info.

Cass County Dental Clinic

Summer is the perfect time to schedule your child’s dental check-up or to complete any outstanding treatment! Call Cass County’s ONLY nonprofit dental clinic for kids, Cass County Dental Clinic at 816-322-7600 (Belton) or 816-380-4000 (Harrisonville) to schedule an appointment. All Missouri Medicaid plans accepted! No dental insurance? You may qualify for a discount.

Wanted: Bus drivers


Apple Bus Company is seeking bus drivers for Raymore-Peculiar School District routes. 
  • No experience necessary
  • Training provided
  • Competitive pay
  • Work only when school is in session
  • Child-friendly work environment
Some monitor positions are also available. For information, call 816-318-1900.

Cub Scouts in Raymore and Peculiar


For information about Cub Scouts in Raymore and Peculiar: Flyer

Cass County Dental Clinic


Summer is the perfect time to schedule your child’s dental check-up or to complete any outstanding treatment! Call Cass County Dental Clinic at 816-322-7600 (Belton) or 816-380-4000 (Harrisonville) to schedule an appointment. All Missouri Medicaid plans accepted! No dental insurance? You may qualify for a discount.

Cass County Dental Clinic provides dental services to children from birth to age 20 in Cass County who are Missouri Medicaid or low-income uninsured. These services include x-rays, exams, fillings, extractions, crowns, cleanings, sealants and fluoride varnish. A financial screening is required for those without insurance. 

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