The Antioch Mid-Continent Public Library is one of four Clay County branches being recognized Dec. 11 at the Keystone Awards Breakfast. Other honorees include a wide range of public and private developments that are reshaping Clay County.
The event will also include an update of the Clay County Strategic Plan.
The awards recognize organizations that have made significant contributions to Clay County's economy and quality of life. The honorees have brought significant capital investment, employment increases, improvements to neighborhoods and business districts, as well as technological innovation.
This year’s Keystone Award recipients include a diverse range of businesses: Aldi, Excelsior Springs; designWerx in Gladstone; the HMBC Logistics Center, Kansas City; Holiday Inn Express, Kearney; Dakota Bodies, Liberty; the Missouri American Water Administration & Operation Complex, Lawson; and the Iron District, North Kansas City.
Also being recognized are several public projects: North Kansas City High School; the Kearney High School Stadium Press Box; the Antioch, Claycomo, Excelsior Springs and Kearney Mid-Continent Public Library branches; the Kansas Avenue/Highway 152 and I-35 Interchange and nearby Kansas Ave. project; and Hobby Hill West Park in Gladstone.