Lenexa, Kansas, located in central Johnson County, is home to about 48,000 residents. The city of Lenexa is served by the award winning school districts of Olathe, Shawnee Mission and De Soto. The city has a mix of established neighborhoods in the east and a fast growing area in the west. There are over 30 different parks in Lenexa, including the 80 acre Lake Lenexa at Black Hoof park, and a number of large boulevards and parkways, such as Prairie Star Parkway and Renner Boulevard that welcome residents and businesses alike. UPS and Quest Diagnostics are the city’s top employers.
Mark your calendars for the 33rd annual Great Lenexa Barbeque Battle, June 27-28 at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park. There will be 185 teams competing for the coveted title of Kansas State Champion. There will be live music and activities for the kids. Friday admission is $5, Saturday and the delicious smells are free. Visit www.lenexa.com for more details.