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Communications Director


Angie Jeffries AJeffries@jacksongov.org 816-881-1391 (o) • 816-878-1930 (c) • Current News Releases & Media Advisories
  1. 4th of July Parade

    Journey back to the 1850’s at Missouri Town 1855's Independence Day Celebration!

    Journey back to the 1850’s at Jackson County Parks + Rec’s Missouri Town 1855 Annual Independence Day Celebration! Read on...
  2. Longview Lake Will Not Host July 4 Celebration

    Due to our continuing efforts to ensure that Jackson County Parks + Rec’s facilities and events remain some of the best and most affordable in the Country, we are sorry to say that we will not be hosting our 4th of July event in 2017. Read on...
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    New Public Information Officer Named

    Jackson County now has a new spokesperson. Marshanna Hester brings her impressive communications background to the County as Public Information Officer starting June 12. Read on...
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    Beaches, Boating and Biking, Oh My!

    If you love beaches, boating and biking, it’s a great time to get out and enjoy your Jackson County Parks. Read on...
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    Rail Corridor Awarded For Historic Preservation

    The Rock Island Rail Corridor Authority of Jackson County was presented with the Graves/Hale Preservation Award for their work preserving and re-using the historic Rock Island Railroad Corridor. Read on...
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  1. Jackson County Parks + Rec Celebrate July 4 at Missouri Town 1855

    Celebrate Independence Day the “old fashioned way” when Jackson County Parks + Rec’s Missouri Town 1855 presents its Annual Independence Day Celebration, Tuesday, July 4, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. Read on...
  2. Jackson County Parks + Rec and Bass Pro Shops present NATIONAL MARINA DAY

    Jackson County Parks + Rec and Bass Pro Shops, as a part of a nationwide observance, will present National Marina Day at Lake Jacomo Marina, Saturday, June 10th, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Admission is free.
  3. JACKSON COUNTY BEACHES OPEN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

    Bring your lawn chairs and picnic basket for a day of fun in the sun at Blue Springs Lake and Longview Lake Beaches! Both beaches feature sand volleyball courts, restroom and shower facilities, and lifeguard-protected designated swimming areas. Read on...
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